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Internet falls for cute detail in Lionel Messi's family photo
Lionel Messi has won a record-breaking seventh Ballon d'Or award — but his family members were the real winners.The Argentine footballer was recognised as the greatest footballer on the planet on Tuesday morning in a glamorous,... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 2:21pm 

-Digital regulation must empower people to make the internet better
-India tells Starlink to stop offering satellite internet without a license

Travel warnings issued, phone lines down amid stormy West Coast weather
Motorists urged to postpone West Coast travel as many residents left without phone, internet thanks to lines outage 
© 2021 Sat 8:51pm 

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-WhatsApp on the web lets you create your own stickers

'Pure racism': Internet divided over controversial noise complaint
A passive aggressive noise complaint had divided the internet after it was shared by a furious resident - but some have said it was rather polite.The letter, which was posted on social media, also sparked a heated conversation about... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed, 24 Nov 3:22pm 

He took charge of Amazon's biggest moneymaker. Now he faces a new set of challenges
When Jeff Bezos decided to give up his role as Amazon's chief executive earlier this year, it prompted the company to name not one but two new CEOs. The first, Andy Jassy, replaced Bezos as CEO of Amazon's sprawling business. The second, Adam Selipsky, was hired in March to fill Jassy's old role as CEO of Amazon's single biggest moneymaker: Amazon Web Services (AWS). 
© 2021 CNN Tue, 23 Nov 3:32am 

Why Amazon is opening an in-person cloud skills center to train workers for other companies
Entering the new Amazon Web Services Skills Center is a bit like walking into a high-tech museum. Among its exhibits are a rotating, globe-shaped screen that displays images of planets or weather patterns, an interactive "smart home" model and a table full of small robot vehicles trained by machine learning. 
© 2021 CNN Fri, 19 Nov 2:52am 

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On-air to online: Dunedin researchers celebrate century since first radio broadcast by showcasing latest technology
The latest technology by Dunedin researchers aims to significantly reduce the energy needed to send information over internet optical fibre cables. 
© 2021 Tue, 16 Nov 5:22pm 

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Fibre internet wholesalers must publicise pricing, performance - Commerce Commission
The four big fibre optic cable wholesalers will need to disclose more information about their pricing, costs and quality control measures under new requirements. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 11:02am 

National Library hits pause on Internet Archive deal days before deadline
Plans to export 600,000 books to an overseas-based online archive have been shelved after criticism from authors, publishers and copyright holders. 
© 2021 Mon 2:31pm 

Apple’s custom-built 5G modem due to land in 2023
When Apple bought the scraps of Intel's modem business? in 2019, it was a matter of time before it started selling phones without Qualcomm modems. 
© 2021 PC World Thu 12:02am 

Migrants unable to get a vaccine pass, Ministry of Health call centre overwhelmed
Migrant workers and people without internet are unable to get through to officials and obtain a vaccine pass. 
© 2021 Wed, 24 Nov 4:12pm 

Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice
Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs. 
© 2021 PC World Tue, 23 Nov 7:12pm 

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Claims digital Vaccine Pass discriminates against Maori
Anyone who is fully vaccinated against Covid-19 is able to request a vaccination pass, but a Maori data expert warns the registration process disproportionately impacts Maori and those who do not have internet connectivity. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Fri, 19 Nov 1:52pm 

The Apple Watch undermines iOS 15’s web privacy enhancements
iCloud Private Relay and Mail Privacy Protection for iPhone, iPad, and Mac can reveal your real IP on the Apple Watch. 
© 2021 PC World Thu, 18 Nov 4:42pm 

-Elon Musk met with Brazilian minister to discuss bringing SpaceX's Starlink internet to the Amazon rainforest
-Netlify snags $105M Series D to fuel Jamstack-focused web development
-Temasek seeks emerging tech in China as it halts internet investments

My Covid Confusion: Why users are being bombed with Vaccine Pass overloading and error messages
COMMENT Here's a couple of web development lessons for Chris Hipkins: pre-launch testing and simulations often don't give any indication of how a site will perform under a real-life crush, and things never work out well when they're... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed, 17 Nov 10:22am 

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