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Fighter Within – Inside the Game
With the Xbox One launching this Friday in New Zealand, we are greeted with a host of ‘Day One’ releases.
Microsoft unveils new high-tech cybercrime HQ
Half of online adults have been victims of botnets and other kinds of cybercrime attacks in the past year.
Facebook sends $3 billion offer, but Snapchat rejects
"We're enjoying being an independent company... we certainly don't think monetization is terrible."
Celebrating 30 years of Windows
Both iconic and significant in the evolution of personal computing, on November 10, 1983, Bill Gates introduced Windows.
Microsoft warns... run unsupported software at your peril
Redmond warns companies of the security risk that consumers and businesses face when using unsupported operating systems and software.
Adobe admits 38 million users hacked, not 3 million
Adobe reveals that 38 million users have been affected by a cyber security attack, after previously claiming only three million were impacted.
How to become “The Machiavellian CIO”
CIOs are often under attack due to IT system failures or other circumstances that are beyond their control, and if they cannot prevent and fight off attacks successfully, they can face serious repercussions...
#Socialmediaruinedmylife – How not to regret using social media
Many have ruined their reputations and damaged their careers after posting inappropriate material on social networks.
New iPhones are innovative, but they are still iPhones...
""Strategically, the direction seems unchanged," says one commentator.
Facebook, Google & Microsoft launch govt privacy petitions
Tech giants Facebook, Google and Microsoft have released statements requesting greater transparency when it comes to gathering public data.
The Galaxy Gear Arrives - what's the verdict?
Samsung's new Smart Gear watch doesn't really impress. And it wasn't even kept a secret.
Google creates HelpOuts
HelpOuts is built on Hangouts technology, allows people to sell their knowledge to others over the net.
It pays to know who your Facebook Friends are...
It doesn’t matter that I don’t have a friend called Ana Scott, she tagged me and so I am curious...
JOBS: The moment it all began…
The story of this man - the CEO of an iconic technology company who helped shape and form our modern, tech-driven lives - and his retirement, which brought the world to its knees.
Oracle Cloud Day: Kiwis top global social usage
Live from the Oracle Cloud Day in Auckland, Futurist and Entrepreneur Ross Dawson tells the audience "we are connected. And isn't that a fantastic thi
Jobs movie set for NZ release
The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century will hit Kiwi cinemas this month.
Renaissance director Robert Bijl resigns
After holding a position on the board since March this year, representing the interests of the late Murray Wood, director Robert Bijl has resigned from his post.
$100K Reward: Microsoft Bounty Hunters
As long as people write code, it’s going to be imperfect. That’s where the class of security researchers colloquially known as "bug hunters" come in, and Microsoft is paying them up to US$100,000 for the pleasure.
Cry all you want lady…we aint fixing your iPhone
"This lady is goin OFF in the Apple Store!! Lol U don't have an appointment, lady! #coolit #chillpill #takesomemeds."
Would you pay $10 for no Facebook ads?
Social media giant is due to report its Q2 results today with eyes fixed on advertising revenue. But would you pay for an ads-free experience each month?
Apple profits down 22%
Although Apple's iOS developers in China have risen rapidly (now 500,000 - 70% year on year growth), iPad sales have started to slow.
Testing times for education
Teaching Assistant helps teachers create multi-choice tests. The completed test sheets are then scanned into the multifunction device to be marked automatically.
Native or hybrid apps? The new choice for NZ CIOs
Trying to decide if your app should be iOS or Android compatible? Forget it; you should be deciding if your enterprise mobile app will be native or hybrid...
HTC Profits down 83% from last year
It's not good times for HTC. Their HTC One phone was supposed to be the flagship product for 2013, and by all accounts it's actually a pretty nice phone. So what gives?