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Friday, 19 December 2014
Bebo back as instant messaging app
12:32 | 19/12/14
Bebo is back – but instead of taking on old rival Facebook in the online social networking arena, it's joining the crowded instant messaging market instead.
Comet landing named top science breakthrough
11:34 | 19/12/14
The top scientific breakthrough of 2014 was the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft's rendezvous with a comet, the US journal Science says.
Christchurch City Mission benefits from 'bad Santas'
10:00 | 19/12/14
The Christchurch City Mission has received a $6000 donation and around 200 gifts from New Zealand Post and Twitter users taking part in a nationwide secret Santa game.
India successfully launches rocket
05:00 | 19/12/14
India has successfully launched its biggest rocket carrying an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space.
Uber ramps up driver background checks
04:21 | 18/12/14
Uber is ramping up driver background checks and other security measures worldwide after the smartphone-focused car-sharing service was banned in New Delhi.
What Kiwis googled in 2014
11:48 | 17/12/14
New Zealanders are a curious bunch. We want to know more about Ebola, the new iPhone 6, Robin Williams and where we eventually put Balclutha.
Moment of Truth 'defining moment' for 2014
11:46 | 17/12/14
For political editor Patrick Gower, the defining moment in politics for 2014 was the Moment of Truth, which was a "mega belly flop".
2014's biggest science breakthroughs
10:08 | 17/12/14
AUT's Steve Pointing and Massey University's Heather Hendrickson take a look at the biggest science stories of the year.
Police insist systems safe after hacking
08:06 | 17/12/14
A group calling itself Hagash Team has claimed responsibility after a list of police email logins and passwords were posted online.
Scott Stapp under investigation for Obama threats
06:54 | 17/12/14
Creed frontman Scott Stapp is under investigation by the US Secret Service after he threatened to assassinate US President Barack Obama.
#illridewithyou: Australians support Muslims after Sydney siege
11:09 | 16/12/14
Hundreds of thousands of people are offering support to Australia's Muslim community after the horror and violence wreaked by a gunman in central Sydney.
Sydney siege: Twitter faux pas
10:00 | 16/12/14
As the hostage situation took place in Sydney yesterday, a few things were tweeted that should have perhaps been left unsaid.
Jim Carrey keeps tabs on daughter via Twitter
06:46 | 16/12/14
Jim Carrey is an avid user of Twitter but despite regularly interacting with fans, he only follows one person on the social media site.
Sony hackers promise 'Christmas gift'
01:11 | 16/12/14
Sony Pictures sought to reassure its staff that a massive cyber attack will not destroy the Hollywood studio, a day after hackers promised a big "Christmas gift".
French taxi drivers rise up against Uber
11:54 | 15/12/14
Parisian taxi drivers have vowed to block roads leading into the French capital on Monday to protest against court's refusal to ban urban ridesharing service UberPOP.
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