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Facebook debuts Atlas, allowing advertisers to track users
Facebook debuts Atlas, allowing advertisers to track users

Advertisers on Facebook will now be able to measure how often an individual sees their ads and tailor promotions accordingly…

What people will do for free wifi...

In an experiment to see how much attention people give to cyber security, several Britons were willing to give away their…

US eyes up cloud users in Europe

Private information stored online by European computer users could be scrutinised by American law enforcement agencies.

Here's what you need to know about Shellshock vulnerability

This week you may have heard about something called Shellshock. It's a vulnerability in something else called Bash. Oh…

World's newest megastars ruling over cyberpace
World's newest megastars ruling over cyberpace

It is not often that a book signing is so popular that Europe's largest bookshop has to shut its doors to control the crowd. But…

James Griffin: Searching for a Spark
James Griffin: Searching for a Spark

And so it came to pass, in the dark times called Telecom, that the marketing wise men said: "There shall be light!" And…

FBI criticises Apple phone encryption
FBI criticises Apple phone encryption

The FBI director has criticised the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphone data so it can be inaccessible to…

New computer shellshock bug
New computer shellshock bug

A new Internet security flaw that's been discovered is being described by researchers as 'bigger than Heartbleed' - the…

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma tops China's rich list
Alibaba founder Jack Ma tops China's rich list

The largest stock offer in history has made Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, China's richest…

Ways to hide and secure data on your phone

Some newer smart phones have additional tools for hiding or securing sensitive photos and documents, here's a closer look…

Sky TV boss given 7.6pc pay rise

Sky TV chief executive John Fellet has been given a 7.6pc pay rise after the pay-TV operator posted a record net profit.

NZ site sells metal knuckle dusters to gang members

Police are monitoring a New Zealand website that is selling metal knuckle dusters to gang members. The weapons are being…

Apology after web domain name row
Apology after web domain name row

The woman behind a business who bought a host of website domain names, including that of Millie Elder-Holmes'…

Web inventor slams internet fast lanes

Tim Berners-Lee says the internet is now in danger from ISPs who stand to amass too much power over what was intentionally…

Herald-DigiPoll came closest to winner

The Herald -DigiPoll survey came closest to predicting the final election result, an analysis of the four major polls shows…

Investors tap into riches of China

Alibaba climbed nearly 40 per cent in a mammoth IPO on Saturday (NZ time) that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited…

CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National…

Scammers target online dating
Scammers target online dating

Romance scammers are targeting members of a New Zealand online dating service and its founder admits…

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