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Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Weather: Hawke's Bay, Wellington brushed with snow
01:23 | 25/5/15
Snow has dusted hills as far north as Taupo and Hawke's Bay as an icy blast sends temperatures tumbling.
Green laser directed at plane over Wellington
07:36 | 24/5/15
Police are warning people who point lasers at aircraft will end up in court because it's dangerous, illegal and a dumb thing to do.
VR headset could spell end of travel sickness
06:13 | 24/5/15
A team of British engineers have come up with a possible solution – a virtual reality headset that could spell the end of travel sickness pills and patches.
BlackBerry announces more layoffs
04:18 | 24/5/15
BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable.
Bill to end US bulk data dragnet blocked
07:30 | 23/5/15
Laws aimed at reforming intelligence gathering in the US and ending the bulk collection of phone data have been blocked in the Senate.
US 'Intent' implant can move robotic arm
06:32 | 23/5/15
A paralysed US man can now use a robotic arm to drink from a cup and play 'rock, paper, scissors' - all thanks to a new brain implant.
Broadband levy could bring price hikes - Labour
02:19 | 23/5/15
Changes to an industry levy to help fund the expansion of rural broadband could result in price hikes for consumers, Labour says.
10 Things I've always wanted to say to David Letterman
08:51 | 22/5/15
What would The Late Show with David Letterman be without a Top 10?
UK hacking victims win record damages
06:31 | 22/5/15
The publisher of Britain's Daily Mirror has been ordered to pay Paul Gascoigne and seven other victims of phone-hacking "unparallelled" awards totalling NZ$2.4 million.
Facebook helps to identify rare plants
05:00 | 22/5/15
A rare coral-like parasitic plant discovered by New Zealand scientists on a remote mountain ridge in the Philippines has been named as one of the top 10 new species for 2015.
Budget 2015: Asset sales cash spent on UFB, KiwiRail
02:24 | 21/5/15
Nearly $1 billion of spending in today's Budget will be paid for with money raised during the Government's controversial asset sales process.
Budget 2015: Spy agencies get $40M boost
02:16 | 21/5/15
NZ's spy agencies have been given $20 million each in this year's Budget to help hire and retain more staff.
$150,000 speeding fines wiped after camera glitch
07:56 | 20/5/15
Police have had to cancel more than $150,000 in fines after a glitch was found in a Wellington speed camera.
DayZ creator moving business from NZ
01:06 | 20/5/15
Dean 'Rocket' Hall has criticised New Zealand's internet infrastructure and moved one project offshore.
Hacking into plane controls plausible - expert
12:06 | 19/5/15
A defence and security expert says it is highly plausible a hacker is able to take over aircraft control from a passenger seat.
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