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Facebook blames glitch for blackout
Facebook blames glitch for blackout

"Facebook and Instagram are down. The hipster apocalypse has begun." Social media users left bereft as the tech giant blames…

Facebook knows you best

Researchers have found that computer predictions of personality traits based on Facebook 'likes' are more accurate than…

Sky TV shares downgraded

Morningstar financial analysts have downgraded Sky TV shares from accumulate to hold as competition heats up for internet…

Vivid Technologies put into liquidation

Another part of the group that sold internet business Orcon to new owners last year has been put into liquidation by the…

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Software firm in 'hyper-growth mode' Software firm in 'hyper-growth mode'

Point-of-sale software company Vend has grown to more…

Holidays prime time for hacking attack Holidays prime time for hacking attack

Tech-savvy teenagers are scratching an anti-establishment…

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Caitlin Dewey: What the Miss Lebanon selfie 'scandal' says about meaning on the internet
Caitlin Dewey: What the Miss Lebanon selfie 'scandal' says about meaning on the internet

When Miss Israel beamed her Crest-commercial grin for a selfie with Miss Lebanon last week, she likely didn't know the Instagram…

Dad's buggy ad goes viral
Dad's buggy ad goes viral

"This buggy signifies everything that ended my happy low cost child free life."

'Say it again, Sam' - and create a winner
'Say it again, Sam' - and create a winner

As writers, actors and directors jostle for favour following the Oscar and Bafta award nominations, scientists have discovered…

Uber complaint prompts Govt review
Uber complaint prompts Govt review

A review of taxi regulations has been launched following a complaint from new industry player Uber.

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Grace Cormack: Stop fit shaming yummy mummies
Grace Cormack: Stop fit shaming yummy mummies

You could be forgiven for judging yummy mummies as the most loathed women in the world. But this…

'Ethical' hacking site registered in NZ

A new website promising ethical hacking-for-hire services is registered in Wellington.

Musk eyes speedy space internet

Elon Musk, the billionaire technology entrepreneur, has announced plans for a space internet project that would provide…

Juha Saarinen: Roaming overseas

As I wrote last year, it’s been great to have a simple way to travel overseas and use your voice and data plan there for…

Facebook test picks your personality based on 'likes'
Facebook test picks your personality based on 'likes'

Just how accurate - and how worrying - is a personality test based on our 'likes'?

NZ's war against spammers

It's being described as a war, an arms race, an unseen struggle where the stakes are being raised and the weapons redefined…

Uber trademark row erupts

An internet company that shares its name with the controversial app Uber is embroiled in a trademark stoush with the global…

Social media 101

Social media has been accused of everything from killing conversation to making us lonely. But if you do it right it can…

The latest Facebook craze is...

As if we needed more opportunities to embarrass ourselves on Facebook, the world's largest social network is abuzz with…

Young royals get social media savvy
Young royals get social media savvy

Young royals, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are doing their best to become more social media savvy…

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