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It was Radiothon week and Mark, Michael, Raena and Josh Re:membered JOY along with Craig and Luke.

On the Tech front, a specially crafted text message has been able to crash any iOS device. The bug, in a widely used Apple library, also affects OS X and the Apple watch.

Our tin foil crinkled loudly when we heard that a National Face Recognition System was to be setup as a joint project between various law enforcement agencies. Meanwhile, Interpol has chastised Australia as not supplying biometric data when requested. Citing disparate law enforcement agencies and multiple instances of red tape as a major blocker.

Android Auto, finally made it to its first production vehicle and Google I/O produced a slew a announcements. Amongst them the next iteration of Android – M. Incorporating fine grained app permissions as well as Doze mode.

The Kiwis are using the net to crowdsource finalists for a potential flag redesign should the upcoming referendum vote in favour of a flag change.

 

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