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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Technology articles  Technology
    The ‘dead internet theory’ makes eerie claims about an AI-run web. The truth is more sinister
     21 May 2024
    Is most of the content on the internet fake? Here’s what the dead internet theory really means – and why we should be warier of how we’re manipulated for profit and political gain.
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    AI can make up songs now, but who owns the copyright? The answer is complicated
    14 May: With the click of a button, you can now generate songs in any topic and genre you want. But it’s not clear-cut whether you own the music, despite what the app terms say. ... more
    Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox is likely to miss the cut at the latest PGA Tour event in Texas
    3 May: Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox is likely to miss the cut at the latest PGA Tour event in Texas... more
    Why it's getting harder to tell AI-generated images from the real deal online
    27 Apr: Experts have warned that generative artificial intelligence is now capable of producing images of faces that appear more human than actual faces. So what does this mean for the future of the internet?... more
    A high-tech upgrade for a ferry service plying a Fiordland lake
    14 Mar: A high-tech upgrade for a ferry service plying a Fiordland lake... more
    Ignoring work calls and emails after hours could soon become a legal right in Australia as political momentum grows to ensure people can unplug and unwind
    3 Feb: Ignoring work calls and emails after hours could soon become a legal right in Australia as political momentum grows to ensure people can unplug and unwind... more
    Conversation is Key: Kiwi women favour chat skills in online dating, survey shows
    10 Jan: A transformative survey by NZDating.com unveils a compelling narrative on contemporary dating criteria, with at least 40% of Kiwi women emphasizing the value of engaging in conversation above all else in online dating scenarios.... more
    More and more drug users and dealers are taking to social media to buy illegal substances
    2 Jan: More and more drug users and dealers are taking to social media to buy illegal substances... more
    The country's on track for the highest number of fines in a year, for using mobile phones while driving
    28 Dec 2023: The country's on track for the highest number of fines in a year, for using mobile phones while driving... more
    Two men have been charged with stealing equipment from telecommunications sites in the Far North
    21 Dec 2023: Two men have been charged with stealing equipment from telecommunications sites in the Far North... more

     Most Popular Recent Technology News
     27 Apr: Why it's getting harder to tell AI-generated images from the real deal online ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     03 May: Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox is likely to miss the cut at the latest PGA Tour event in Texas +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     14 May: AI can make up songs now, but who owns the copyright? The answer is complicated ++++++++++++++
     21 May: The ‘dead internet theory’ makes eerie claims about an AI-run web. The truth is more sinister +++

     Technology NewsLinks
      25 May: Windows 11’s most-hyped new ai feature could be a privacy nightmare (PC World)
      25 May: Nuix & consilio expand seven-year partnership in legal tech (ITBrief)
      24 May: Sensen leads in live awareness tech for smart cities & ai (ITBrief)
      24 May: Why technology has not transformed building (BBCWorld)
      24 May: Globality wins world procurement award for best technology (ITBrief)
      24 May: Samsung’s luxurious 55-inch odyssey ark 2 monitor is 40% off (PC World)
      24 May: Best windows backup software 2024: protect your data! (PC World)
      24 May: Best monitors 2024: gaming, 4k, hdr, and more (PC World)
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     Today's News

    Environment:
    Multiple fire crews put out a blaze at the back of a two-storey shop building in Auckland's Onehunga 21:56

    International:
    More than 670 people now feared dead following landslide in Papua New Guinea's highlands 21:36

    Environment:
    Emergency services are responding to a large fire at Onehunga in Auckland tonight 21:16

    Health & Safety:
    Second deadly fire in India kills six infants at children's hospital in Delhi 19:47

    Politics:
    Labour Party Leader Chris Hipkins says charter schools are the wrong way to address outlying students 18:57

    Tennis:
    The year's second tennis major - the French Open - gets underway tonight, with multiple major winners Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka squaring off in the first round 18:37

    Rugby:
    The Southern Steel are celebrating their second win of the ANZ Premiership netball season - leaping off the bottom of the ladder with a 47-43 win over the Mystics in Dunedin 18:27

    Rugby League:
    The Warriors have again shuffled their side for tonight's NRL match against the Dolphins with fullback Taine Tuaupiki another game-day withdrawal 18:07

    Rugby:
    Finals footy awaits for the Highlanders, confirming their spot in the quarter-finals with a 39-3 romp over the Fijian Drua in Dunedin 17:27

    Business:
    The Finance Minister is playing down any major surprises in this week's Budget 17:27

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