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Facebook: Drag names ok
Facebook: Drag names ok

Facebook is apologising to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil…

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.

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Callaghan awards $32m in R&D grants Callaghan awards $32m in R&D grants

Callaghan Innovation has awarded a further $32 million…

Apple faces billions in back taxes Apple faces billions in back taxes

Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth…

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Here's what you need to know about Shellshock vulnerability
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…

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'Streisand Effect' spectre in Google privacy case
'Streisand Effect' spectre in Google privacy case

Google's efforts to stoke a European debate on Internet privacy may be overshadowed by a cameo appearance…

New computer shellshock bug

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

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 person with a…

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 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…

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

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

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
Investors tap into riches of China

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

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