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Memo: Think before tweeting

Every New Zealand athlete in Glasgow has received a 14-page document telling them how to behave on social media. The move…

Life on the not-so-fast internet

Some users paying for Ultra Fast Broadband may be getting the swift internet at less than half the promised speed, data…

Ride-ons cut new figures in auctions

Forget Mustangs, fishing gear or big-screen TVs - ride-on mowers are becoming the ultimate boys' toy.

Kiwis intimate data kept on file

New privacy research reveals the alarming reach of our digital footprint, with some companies' client files extending to…

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Has the iPad passed its peak? Has the iPad passed its peak?

The numbers are clear: Apple is selling fewer iPads…

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US stores bring the 'Internet of Things' to DIYers
US stores bring the 'Internet of Things' to DIYers

Large US home improvement chains are selling virtual tools - sensors, Wi-Fi enabled appliances and software - to help people…

Lee Suckling: Does gay pride still matter?
Lee Suckling: Does gay pride still matter?

Throughout the last month, gay pride weeks have shone brightly across the northern hemisphere.

Any name will do from now on says Google - why the change?
Any name will do from now on says Google - why the change?

Google has announced a surprising end to its controversial "Real Name" policy with a contrite post on Google+, telling users…

Google plays catch-up on cybercrime
Google plays catch-up on cybercrime

Google's new Project Zero team adds some welcome muscle in the fight against cybercrime and could also lead to better privacy…

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At home vs professional beauty treatments
At home vs professional beauty treatments

A day at a spa or salon is like a spiritual experience for many women.

US Bitcoin rules eyed

New York regulators have proposed establishing rules for firms involved in receiving, transmitting and storing virtual currency…

Twitter 2014: Twitter hype fills lull in election race

Twitter has been quieter this week as Parliament has been in recess. But pundits still found plenty to be outraged about…

A hashtag for every day

We're spending more time on social media than ever before, but what do some of those hashtags mean?

What makes a magic meme?
What makes a magic meme?

Memes carry the cultural ideas of the day. They are short-lived, thus timeliness is of the essence…

World Cup was Facebook's biggest ever event

This year's football World Cup generated the highest level of conversations over Facebook than any other event in the social…

NZ high on China travel wish list

Chinese tourists are spending more time travelling overseas, with New Zealand in their top three "wanting to visit" destinations…

Slingshot boom after Netflix opens up

The number of Slingshot customers accessing movie websites like Netflix has quadrupled since the internet company unblocked…

Dad's death sparks dream

Jake Miller was head prefect of his school with a $40,000 scholarship to study law waiting for him.

Is the internet making us stupid?
Is the internet making us stupid?

Reading online could be making us dumber, a University of Victoria study has found.

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