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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Technology articles  Technology
    The internet thinks you're a robot, and other 'dark patterns' people with disabilities face online
     13 July 2019
    Even the smallest design decisions online can block access for people who are blind 'without documentation, explanation or apology'.
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    Kim Darroch, UK ambassador dubbed 'wacky and 'pompous' by Donald Trump, forced to resign over cable leaks
    11 Jul: The UK's ambassador to the United States, Sir Kim Darroch, quits his posting after leaked memos revealed he described United States President Donald Trump's administration as dysfunctional and inept.... more
    Encryption laws developed after little consultation with Australian tech companies, FOI documents reveal
    10 Jul: Peter Dutton's encryption laws were "rushed" through Parliament, but government records released under freedom of information laws suggest the local tech sector was largely not at the table.... more
    Donald Trump's apparent 'U-turn' on Huawei ban explained and what happens now
    2 Jul: Has US President Donald Trump really shifted his stance on Huawei, what are the key players saying about it and what's in store next for the controversial Chinese telecommunications firm?... more
    Donald Trump's trade war with China is rattling nerves in the birthplace of the smartphone
    29 Jun: One of the big losers of Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing is American tech companies that rely on Chinese manufacturers. Here's what that could mean for people in the market for a new phone.... more
    A new computer software is helping us keep an eagle eye on some of our most vulnerable species
    23 Jun: A new computer software is helping us keep an eagle eye on some of our most vulnerable species... more
    What happened after Aussie sex workers were kicked off American websites?
    22 Jun: What happens when your community is no longer welcome on the internet? For Australian sex workers, that's been the reality for almost one year — and some are taking matters into their own hands.... more
    Police urge support for elderly after man lost significant cash to telecommunications scam
    19 Jun: Police are urging people to look out for the elderly, after a man lost a significant amount of cash to a telecommunications scam... more
    A survey of principals has exposed the gap between internet access at low and high decile schools
    15 May: A survey of principals has exposed the gap between internet access at low and high decile schools... more
    The Government says it is not just the elderly ... who will benefit from a new digital inclusion plan
    3 May: The Government says it is not just the elderly ... who will benefit from a new digital inclusion plan... more

     Most Popular Recent Technology News
     22 Jun: What happened after Aussie sex workers were kicked off American websites? +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     23 Jun: A new computer software is helping us keep an eagle eye on some of our most vulnerable species ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     29 Jun: Donald Trump's trade war with China is rattling nerves in the birthplace of the smartphone +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Jul: Donald Trump's apparent 'U-turn' on Huawei ban explained and what happens now ++++++++++++++++++++++
     10 Jul: Encryption laws developed after little consultation with Australian tech companies, FOI documents reveal +++++++++++
     11 Jul: Kim Darroch, UK ambassador dubbed 'wacky and 'pompous' by Donald Trump, forced to resign over cable leaks +++++++++++
     13 Jul: The internet thinks you're a robot, and other 'dark patterns' people with disabilities face online +++++++

     Technology NewsLinks
      21 Jul: Wine company using smart search technology to make ordering easier (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Jul: Nvidia models the apollo 11 moon landing using rtx technology (PC World)
      19 Jul: Increased support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students (voxy.co.nz)
      19 Jul: Hovering, gliding drone takes-off and other tech news (BBCWorld)
      18 Jul: Mps call for halt to authorities' use of facial recognition (BBCWorld)
      18 Jul: Government has responsibility to look at genetic technology laws: james shaw (NZ Herald)
      18 Jul: Govt advisory group on digital economy has met once this year (RadioNZ)
      18 Jul: Beyond san francisco, more cities are saying no to facial recognition (CNN)
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