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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
    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made it very clear that Jordie Barrett will be in charge against Namibia tomorrow
    5 Oct: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made it very clear that Jordie Barrett will be in charge against Namibia tomorrow... more

     Most Popular Recent Technology News
     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 +++++++++++++++++
     05 Nov: More than small companies are reaping the rewards from a four-day working week +++++++++
     07 Nov: How the phrase 'OK boomer' suddenly went all over the internet ++++++++

     Technology NewsLinks
      16 Nov: Massey university 'temporarily closes' nz's only veterinary technology degree (Stuff.co.nz)
      15 Nov: Jet suit inventor breaks speed record off brighton beach (BBCWorld)
      14 Nov: Transmission gully motorway project has concerns about the technology it's using (RadioNZ)
      14 Nov: Ai has a bias problem. barring african experts from a conference in canada won't help (CNN)
      13 Nov: Glidepath sold to french robotics firm b2a technology (NZ Herald)
      13 Nov: French company buys nz airport baggage-handling equipment maker (RadioNZ)
      12 Nov: Brexit 'puts brakes on uk launch of e-scooters' (BBCWorld)
      12 Nov: Chinese media reports 'softening' of huawei 5g ban in nz (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Politics:
    Mixed reviews on the new digital curriculum being implemented next year 12:37

    Law and Order:
    Police are continuing to look for a stolen car in a Whanganui robbery - which left the owner with serious injuries 12:37

    Soccer:
    Wellington Phoenix duo Alex Rufer and Tim Payne will start in tomorrow's international football friendly between the All Whites and Lithuania in Vilnius whether Ufuk Talay likes it or not 12:27

    Tennis:
    There will be a new men's singles champion at the ATP Finals in London 12:27

    Accident and Emergency:
    A father and son missing from a West Coast tramping track have been found 12:27

    Rugby League:
    Great Britain coach Wayne Bennett insists he still has the appetite to coach at the highest level 10:56

    Motorsports:
    Red Bull's Max Verstappen has clinched pole position for tomorrow's Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel and world champion Lewis Hamilton 10:26

    Environment:
    An Auckland vape shop has gone up in smoke after it was destroyed in a fire overnight 9:26

    Golf:
    Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox appears unlikely to sneak into the top 50 of the European Tour's Race to Dubai rankings after a tough third round at the latest event in South Africa 9:26

    International:
    Electric or hydrogen — which will win the clean car race? 9:16

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