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Home, baby cameras are not secure
Home, baby cameras are not secure

Experts have a message for anyone with a webcam, baby monitor or home security camera: change your password now.

The fall of Kim Dotcom

It’s one of the biggest houses in the country, but the walls are closing in on Kim Dotcom as he rattles around his mansion…

Apps use taking over from calls, texts

Mobile phone users are increasingly turning to messaging apps and shunning traditional calling and texting.

NZ on edge of phone revolution

New Zealand is on the edge of a smartphone revolution being led from an epicentre in Asia.

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We don't post about our kid We don't post about our kid

I vividly remember the Facebook post. It was my friend's…

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Site blocks 'Asian' names
Site blocks 'Asian' names

Four women of Chinese descent are suing Sephora for allegedly blocking and deactivating the accounts of 'Asian-sounding'…

Juha Saarinen: Copyright concerns in the Internet era
Juha Saarinen: Copyright concerns in the Internet era

Tech blogger Juha Saarinen talks about his concerns with copyright in the digital age and reviews the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet…

WhatsApp moves to encrypt data
WhatsApp moves to encrypt data

WhatsApp, the world's most popular instant messaging platform, has begun encrypting all its data by default.

Apple's iOS 8 provides a smarter type
Apple's iOS 8 provides a smarter type

Apple's new keyboard is so much smarter than its predecessor that most users probably will be quite happy just to use it…

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Rivals prepare for Netflix arrival
Rivals prepare for Netflix arrival

Netflix will launch in New Zealand next March, the online movie and television service has confirmed…

New York City unveils payphone of the future

New York has unveiled the most ambitious plan yet for the payphone of the future offering WiFi connections, free calls and…

Matt Heath: Abuse by strangers doesn't hurt me a bit

Matt Heath writes: Who knows why people post mean stuff? Maybe their life is crap or maybe they're psychotic - but before…

Movie streaming options

More Kiwis are choosing to stream movies online rather than head down to the local DVD shop - but many may be watching them…

Mai Chen: Technology rules, but it still needs people
Mai Chen: Technology rules, but it still needs people

I have been getting professional inspiration and a better understanding of where the new disrupters…

Juha Saarinen: Break the banhammer and cyber-security

Tech blogger Juha Saarinen raises questions about the chief censor eyeing Slingshot over access to unclassified material…

Lee Suckling: We love doing old things new ways

We love market disruption: it's what makes things better, more affordable, and forces inferiority out, writes Lee Suckling…

'Global mode' web access not illegal, says advocacy group

Slingshot has every right to offer customers back-door access to international websites, says an internet advocacy group…

Obama calls for tougher Internet regulation

The US President has embraced a radical change in how the govt treats Internet service, siding with consumer activists who…

Biometrics: the future of payments
Biometrics: the future of payments

Finger print identification, a standard feature on new iPhones will soon be common place, a visiting…

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