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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Technology articles  Technology
    The first generations of 'digi kids' are struggling with literacy as experts warn against screen time
     11 November 2019
    A Four Corners investigation finds there are growing fears among education experts that screen time is contributing to a generation of skim readers with poor literacy, who may struggle to gain employment later in life as low-skilled jobs disappear.
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    Vertical farming, micro-algae and bio-reactors — the new frontier of sustainable food
    9 Nov: From vertical farms to micro-algae and bio-reactors, the future of food is looking very high-tech. It promises to be more sustainable — but can it live up to the hype?... more
    How the phrase 'OK boomer' suddenly went all over the internet
    7 Nov: You don't have to have been born between 1946 and 1964 to feel confused about the "OK boomer" phenomenon. Here's how the phrase went all over the internet.... more
    A school broadband provider says more kids are accessing online pornography
    6 Nov: A school broadband provider says more kids are accessing online pornography... more
    More than small companies are reaping the rewards from a four-day working week
    5 Nov: More than small companies are reaping the rewards from a four-day working week... more
    Google officially announces it's achieved 'quantum supremacy', but IBM isn't so sure
    25 Oct: Google says one of its quantum computers has solved a problem in 200 seconds that it estimates the world's fastest supercomputer, IBM's Summit, would take 10,000 years to solve.... more
    China trumpets tech power at 6th World Internet Conference, signalling a 'digital arms race'
    23 Oct: China is racing to surpass the West's historical dominance of the tech sector, and this year's World Internet Conference shows just how much Beijing has caught up.... more
    Mail from prisoners will now be blocked if it promotes hostility to groups of people
    23 Oct: Mail from prisoners will now be blocked if it promotes hostility to groups of people... more
    New rules for inmates' mail are expected to take into account the danger of social media
    22 Oct: New rules for inmates' mail are expected to take into account the danger of social media... more
    Commonwealth Bank payment services down across Australia
    17 Oct: Australia's biggest bank temporarily closes some of its branches after it is hit by an "unknown" computer issue affecting BPAY, its online payment platform Netbank and its app.... more

     Most Popular Recent Technology News
     16 Oct: Jennifer Aniston posts selfie of Friends reunion on Instagram, gains millions of followers ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     17 Oct: Commonwealth Bank payment services down across Australia +++++++++++++++++++++++
     25 Oct: Google officially announces it's achieved 'quantum supremacy', but IBM isn't so sure +++++++++++++++++++++
     23 Oct: China trumpets tech power at 6th World Internet Conference, signalling a 'digital arms race' +++++++++++++++++++
     22 Oct: New rules for inmates' mail are expected to take into account the danger of social media ++++++++++++++++++
     23 Oct: Mail from prisoners will now be blocked if it promotes hostility to groups of people ++++++++++++++++
     06 Nov: A school broadband provider says more kids are accessing online pornography ++++++

     Technology NewsLinks
      12 Nov: Uk reaches 10% full-fibre milestone (BBCWorld)
      11 Nov: Reducing breast cancer deaths with the help of ai technology (Stuff.co.nz)
      11 Nov: How every company could become a 'tech' company (CNN)
      11 Nov: Spark supersizes fixed wireless broadband (NZ Herald)
      11 Nov: Pwc herald talks: paul spain on the tech revolution (NZ Herald)
      10 Nov: Businesses are new-technology champions (Stuff.co.nz)
      9 Nov: Urchinbot could help ocean clean-up and other tech news (BBCWorld)
      9 Nov: Pania newton: reluctant leader joins auckland university's top 40 under 40 list (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    Politics:
    Nigel Farage's Brexit Party will not compete in Tory seats during upcoming UK election 9:56

    Law and Order:
    A teen witness who says a Dunedin doctor admitted murder will face cross-examination today 9:46

    Entertainment:
    Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell will both receive a spot on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 9:44

    Living & Travel:
    Video shows American Airlines plane sliding off Chicago runway and crashing into snow 9:36

    Rugby:
    Warren Gatland's placed honour before ambition in committing to coach the Chiefs and Lions in the coming rugby seasons 9:26

    Environment:
    Silver-backed chevrotain, or mouse-deer, thought extinct, caught on camera in Vietnam 9:26

    Entertainment:
    Kesha doesn't want to be seen as a "tragedy" 9:14

    Entertainment:
    Olivia Colman "can't remember" the Oscars 8:44

    Health & Safety:
    A former District Health Board chairman says DHBs are handling a double-edged sword - being under funded and in need of a restructure 8:16

    Entertainment:
    Tiffany Haddish is offering a "birthday gift to the world" in the form of a Netflix special 8:14

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