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'Dry retched': Internet loses it over milky fish and chip 'porridge'
Fish and chips are a Kiwi classic for lunch or dinner, porridge is a classic breakfast on a cold winter's morning but what if you were to pair the two together. One Kiwi's Tik Tok has gone viral for all the wrong stomach-churning... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 6:05pm 

Ridding internet of all concerning content would be 'unrealistic goal' for Christchurch Call - Ardern
Jacinda Ardern says there is now an online defence framework for the online world that didn't exist before the Christchurch Call. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 10:55am 

Google Photos finally lets PC users copy text from an image
Google Photos offered Optical Character Recognition (OCR) on mobile for years, but now it's coming to the desktop via your web browser. 
© 2021 PC World Tue 1:25pm 

-Google's Nest Audio smart speaker is 20 percent off across the web
-The FCC wants to know how fast your internet connection is

Samsung launches web app to showcase their smartphones user experience
The application, called iTest, was developed in New Zealand and allows non-Android users to experience what it is like to use a Samsung phone from their own device. 
© 2021 GeekZone Mon 5:25pm 

Indonesia's Java hit by magnitude 5.9 quake, seven killed
At least seven people have been killed in a magnitude 5.9 earthquake on Indonesia's main island of Java. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Sun 7:35am 

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Italian man 'offered €10,000 in Bitcoin' to maim ex-partner
The 40-year-old allegedly contacted a man via the dark web to paralyse his ex-girlfriend. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Fri 7:15am 

Internet banking outcry: All banks should have a 'neuro-diverse' person on their board
Banks need neuro-diverse people on their boards or technology sub-committees, says Dyslexia NZ, amid controversy over changes to banking. 
© 2021 Fri 5:35am 

-T-Mobile's wireless home internet service launches today

One of the web's pioneers will be wiped from the internet in May
Yahoo Answers, a question-and-answer platform that launched more than 15 years ago and became one of the largest troves of information -- and misinformation -- on the internet, is shutting down on May 4. 
© 2021 CNN Wed, 7 Apr 1:05am 

Gold Coast calling: Web searches for Brisbane flights spike ahead of transtasman bubble
Kiwis are setting their sights on a holiday in the sun now the transtasman bubble is just two weeks away, with an immediate spike in Google searches for Brisbane flights.The Google Trends website showed Brisbane was likely proving... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 6 Apr 7:05pm 

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Jacinda Ardern says ridding internet of all concerning content not realistic
By RNZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there is now a defence framework for the online world that didn't exist before the Christchurch Call.The Christchurch Call to Action was initiated by the Ardern in Paris almost two years... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 2:05pm 

Nicola Alpe: How talking to your kids about OnlyFans can keep them safe online
OPINION: When the internet first came into our lives, it was drummed into us early on to be careful of what you put out into the online world because once it's out there, it's out there. We grew up understanding the importance of... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed 8:05am 

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Digital Island leverages Amazon Connect to create new user experiences
Digital Island has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to launch its new product offering, combining the benefits of Amazon Connect, with its own managed contact centre service expertise to New Zealand businesses. 
© 2021 GeekZone Mon 5:05pm 

Samsung's iTest web app is like an April Fools' Day joke that arrived a week late
Samsung has launched a new web app that lets you try out a Galaxy S21 on your iPhone, though we're not really sure why. 
© 2021 PC World Sat 11:55am 

-T-Mobile is coming for America's cable internet giants

Timothée Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp reignite romance rumors 1 year after their breakup
Timothée Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp have sparked chatter on the Internet after being spotted together in New York, a year after their breakup was confirmed. Could they be back on? You decide. 
© 2021 Fri 8:55am 

US woman baffled by Aussie laundry method - and Kiwis do it too
A woman in the United States has asked the internet to "please explain" why Australians hang clothes out to dry – only to be met with some classic responses in return.US TikTok star @mirandaknows posted a video revealing her surprise... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu, 8 Apr 7:35pm 

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