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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?

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Westpac trials new phone payments tech Westpac trials new phone payments tech

Westpac says it has become the first bank in New Zealand…

Tech Universe: Tuesday 22 July Tech Universe: Tuesday 22 July

WRIST EASY: Just press the Safelet band on your…

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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, writes Lee Suckling.

World Cup was Facebook's biggest ever event
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
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
Slingshot boom after Netflix opens up

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

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Dad's death sparks dream
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?

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

App stops selfie-destruction

A filter that blocks sports stars from sending dodgy messages or photos on social media, saving them from potential scandals…

Labour unveils digital strategy

Labour has added to its policy blitz this week with plans to boost the information and communications technology sector…

Slingshot to accept Bitcoins
Slingshot to accept Bitcoins

Technology-savvy Kiwis can now pay their Slingshot broadband bills with Bitcoins after the internet…

Cloud can help NZ companies beat the tyranny of distance

For many of us, the idea of cloud computing - or of storing information in "the cloud" - conjures up images of puffy white…

Privacy Act: 'Need to know or nice to have'

A new resource will help business and app developers better inform users of their rights under Privacy Act. The Privacy…

In Silicon Valley, no unpaid internships

Landing top talent is getting so tough in Silicon Valley that tech companies are trying anything for an edge, including…

Google fades in fight to save open Internet

Google, once boastful that it was the leading defender of a free and open Internet, has gone into the shadows.

Album art too rude for Google
Album art too rude for Google

Drowned in Sound censors listings for artists such as Lambchop and Sigur Ros over advertising row.

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