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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' ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     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 +++++++++++++++++++++
     11 Nov: The first generations of 'digi kids' are struggling with literacy as experts warn against screen time +++++++++++++++
     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
      21 Nov: Thames business community calls on technology to curb crime (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Nov: Houston has a problem: baseball world rocked by astros' 'signgate' cheating claim in 2017 world series (NZ Herald)
      21 Nov: Dylan lawrence: a dream time for creating a technology business (NZ Herald)
      20 Nov: Why do billions of people still not have glasses? (BBCWorld)
      20 Nov: How to win $5300 for designing a sex toy (NZ Herald)
      20 Nov: Australian recycling technology aims to handle all plastics (RadioNZ)
      20 Nov: Australian scientists may have discovered solution to our plastic recycling problem (RadioNZ)
      19 Nov: Vet tech degree probe to find ways of making qualification sustainable (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    International:
    Prince Andrew withdraws from public duties, ready to cooperate with authorities over Jeffrey Epstein investigation 8:57

    Entertainment:
    Kanye West wants to tackle prison reform 8:52

    Entertainment:
    Khloe Kardashian has teased a possible new reality show with her daughter True 8:22

    Rugby:
    Rickie Fowler, considered unlucky not to have made the US Presidents Cup team, has earned a reprieve 8:17

    International:
    Australians are being watched at work. So what can we do about it? 8:07

    Rugby:
    Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will retire at the end of next season season 8:07

    Business:
    Economists are baffled at a recommendation to move Auckland's port to Northland 7:57

    Entertainment:
    Jon Voight will receive the National Medal of Arts from President Donald Trump on Thursday (21.11.19) 7:52

    Business:
    Jose Mourinho is purveying joy and determination after arriving in North London 7:47

    Business:
    A local MP thinks there's been a breakdown in communication - between Otago Regional Council and Queenstown's local ferry operator 7:47

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