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    Microsoft buys Call of Duty and Warcraft maker Activision Blizzard in historic deal
     19 January 2022
    Microsoft's US$68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard will see it take on iconic franchises and make it the third-largest gaming company in the world.
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    Tonga could be cut off from the outside world for more than two weeks, after volcano damages undersea cable
    18 Jan: Tonga's internet could be down for more than two weeks after a violent volcanic eruption cut the kingdom's only undersea communications cable, isolating the country from contact with the outside world.... more
    High hopes for a new forecasting tool to help farmers prepare for droughts
    7 Jan: High hopes for a new forecasting tool to help farmers prepare for droughts... more
    The metaverse is shaping up as the 'next battleground for internet technology'
    26 Dec 2021: The virtual real estate market in the metaverse is on the rise. So what's the appeal of purchasing online land, and what are the concerns about this unregulated financial space?... more
    After 30 years, the IRD is farewelling its old computer system
    7 Dec 2021: After 30 years, the IRD is farewelling its old computer system... more
    Phone and internet services in coastal Buller have been restored
    27 Nov 2021: Phone and internet services in coastal Buller have been restored... more
    There is a large-scale telecommunications outage across the South Island's West Coast
    27 Nov 2021: There is a large-scale telecommunications outage across the South Island's West Coast... more
    An up-and-down second round has seen kiwi golfer Ryan Fox drop down the leaderboard at the European Tour's Spanish Open
    8 Oct 2021: An up-and-down second round has seen kiwi golfer Ryan Fox drop down the leaderboard at the European Tour's Spanish Open... more
    Two tickets share Lotto Division One after tonight's computer-generated draw, but neither of them had the $20 million Powerball number
    2 Oct 2021: Two tickets share Lotto Division One after tonight's computer-generated draw, but neither of them had the $20 million Powerball number... more
    Christchurch students are returning to school with more restrictions in place
    9 Sep 2021: Christchurch students are returning to school with more restrictions in place... more

     Most Popular Recent Technology News
     26 Dec: The metaverse is shaping up as the 'next battleground for internet technology' ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     07 Jan: High hopes for a new forecasting tool to help farmers prepare for droughts ++++++++++++++++
     18 Jan: Tonga could be cut off from the outside world for more than two weeks, after volcano damages undersea cable +++
     19 Jan: Microsoft buys Call of Duty and Warcraft maker Activision Blizzard in historic deal +++

     Technology NewsLinks
      20 Jan: Major airlines cancel, change flights to us over 5g dispute (NZ Herald)
      20 Jan: What is c-band 5g? verizon and at&t are flipping on the switch in the us (CNN)
      19 Jan: Microsoft to gobble up activision in $us69 billion metaverse bet (RadioNZ)
      19 Jan: At&t delays launching 5g near some airports after airlines ask biden to intervene (CNN)
      19 Jan: Microsoft buys game maker activision blizzard, riled by sexual misconduct allegations, for about us$70b (NZ Herald)
      19 Jan: Aldi opens its first till-free supermarket (BBCWorld)
      18 Jan: Wellington wins $1million in global competition to tackle climate change with technology (NZ Herald)
      18 Jan: Faa clears some commercial planes for low-visibility landings after warning 5g could interfere with instruments (CNN)
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     Today's News

    Soccer:
    A brace of goals from Diogo Jota has powered Liverpool into the English League Cup football final against Chelsea 11:02

    Rugby:
    Alice Robinson's team is happy with the skier's first foray into World Cup level downhill racing 10:52

    Entertainment:
    Cardi B will pay for the funeral costs of those who died in a fire in her hometown of The Bronx 10:46

    Accident and Emergency:
    Police have been called to a small aircraft crash north of Whangamata, on the Coromandel Peninsula 10:42

    Soccer:
    A-League footballers remain firmly in the frame for call-ups to the All Whites 10:32

    Entertainment:
    Anna Wintour has paid tribute to André Leon Talley following on from his death 10:16

    International:
    Ukraine asks Australia for more 'technical assistance' to combat increasing Russian cyber attacks 10:12

    Tennis:
    Andy Murray's questioned his Australian Open future after a second round loss 10:12

    International:
    Children with COVID-19 are at risk of a rare complication. Will Omicron make MIS-C more common? 10:02

    Entertainment:
    Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet "want to explore other things" following their split 9:46

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