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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Technology articles  Technology
    Katie Bouman targeted by social media trolls after her black hole reaction photo went viral
     16 April 2019
    A photo of computer scientist Katie Bouman's joyful reaction to the black hole photo was shared widely across social media, but not all responses have been positive.
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    Could we one day escape the password forever?
    16 Apr: We've got fingerprints and facial recognition, so why haven't we got rid of passwords yet? It's not that simple.... more
    Hackers tricked a Tesla, and it's a sign of things to come in the race to fool artificial intelligence
    14 Apr: As more of daily life moves not only online but into the orbit of intelligent machines, computer scientists and lawyers are debating a fuzzy line: when are you hacking a computer and when are you simply tricking it?... more
    Us, Jordan Peele's new film, uses clothing to telegraph hidden messages and symbols. We spoke to its costume designer
    6 Apr: Since the release of the new Jordan Peele film, the internet has been going crazy over the "Easter eggs" an attentive watcher can expect to uncover. Its Australian costume designer, Kym Barrett, helps unpack its hidden messages.... more
    Indonesia's election sees internet trolls try to bring down President Joko Widodo
    30 Mar: As Indonesia’s election looms, there has been a massive spike in fake news, hate speech and propaganda online. Some politicians are outraged. But others see an opportunity.... more
    The history of the fax machine (and why it's not dead yet)
    29 Mar: The fax, with its 170 years of history, is a symbol of obsolete technology long superseded by computers — but it's far from dead. So who is keeping it alive?... more
    Internet trolls and abuse directed at referees has led the NRL to employ a sports psychologist to work with the game's whistleblowers
    13 Mar: Internet trolls and abuse directed at referees has led the NRL to employ a sports psychologist to work with the game's whistleblowers... more
    Unite union says 50 Vodafone NZ call centre members have been offered voluntary redundancy
    7 Mar: Unite union says 50 Vodafone NZ call centre members have been offered voluntary redundancy... more
    Loaning money to private dairy company would set precedent
    28 Feb: Loaning money to a private hi-tech dairy company would set a precedent of the Crown as a lender of last resort... more
    The politicians knew best ... when it came to lending almost 10 million dollars to a hi-tech dairy company, Westland Milk Products
    28 Feb: The politicians knew best ... when it came to lending almost 10 million dollars to a hi-tech dairy company, Westland Milk Products... more

     Most Popular Recent Technology News
     29 Mar: The history of the fax machine (and why it's not dead yet) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     30 Mar: Indonesia's election sees internet trolls try to bring down President Joko Widodo ++++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Apr:  ++++++++++++++
     16 Apr: Katie Bouman targeted by social media trolls after her black hole reaction photo went viral ++++++++++
     14 Apr: Hackers tricked a Tesla, and it's a sign of things to come in the race to fool artificial intelligence +++++++
     16 Apr: Could we one day escape the password forever? ++++++

     Technology NewsLinks
      21 Apr: Samsung and facebook prove that tech fomo is real (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Apr: Robot dogs pull truck and other tech news (BBCWorld)
      18 Apr: Notre-dame fire: how new tech might help the rebuild (BBCWorld)
      17 Apr: Technology to keep dementia patients out of hospital (BBCWorld)
      17 Apr: Intel gets out of the 5g smartphone modem business (CNN)
      17 Apr: What do drones and gps owe to a 1744 shipwreck? (BBCWorld)
      16 Apr: Fuji xerox back in govt books, but still under investigation (RadioNZ)
      16 Apr: Eroad accelerates us growth after signing its first major customer there (sharechat.co.nz)
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    International:
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    Basketball:
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    Law and Order:
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    Basketball:
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