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EU piling pressure on Google to change ways
EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules. The…

NZ mobile industry tracking well - NZIER

New Zealand's mobile phone sector is performing well on an international basis, with competitive pricing and good mobile…

Why Harvard deserves Ballmer's millions

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's tens of millions donation to Harvard University has sparked grass-roots grumbling.

Denmark named the world's most connected country

Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the world's top country for mobile phone and internet use, a new study said.

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World record attempt by Kiwi free diver video World record attempt by Kiwi free diver

Next week's attempt by Kiwi freediving champion William…

Santa's Christmas mysteries video Santa's Christmas mysteries

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UN moves to strengthen digital privacy
UN moves to strengthen digital privacy

The UN has adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urged governments to offer redress…

Juha Saarinen: The elephant in the living room
Juha Saarinen: The elephant in the living room

SkyTV, Spark's Lightbox and Quickflix, pretend in public they're not concerned about Netflix arriving, but that's just bluster…

Samsung execs set to pay for profit slump
Samsung execs set to pay for profit slump

Leaders of Samsung Electronics' mobile-phone unit may be replaced as the company tries to revive a business where profits…

Apple pushes past $700b milestone
Apple pushes past $700b milestone

A rise in Apple shares overnight has pushed the market value of the trend-setting US tech icon above $US700 billion…

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Google faces breakup call as EU patience wanes
Google faces breakup call as EU patience wanes

A European Parliament bid for legislation splitting up Google may send a message that's too loud to…

Cyberspy tool traced back to 2008

A highly sophisticated cyberspying tool has been used since 2008 to steal information from governments, businesses and others…

Spark forges closer ties with Huawei

Spark New Zealand has got closer to Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies in an expanded deal.

Spotify prompts industry debate on streaming

From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the…

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…

Amy Webb: We post nothing about our daughter online

I vividly remember the Facebook post. It was my friend's 5-year-old daughter "Kate," (a pseudonym) standing outside of her…

Sebastien Aymeric: Copyright laws still relevant in the internet era

Online piracy has become such a topical subject in the digital era that everybody seems to have an opinion about copyright…

Uber hires team to help fix spying concerns

Uber has hired a team to evaluate and improve the way the company safeguards information to counter concerns that Uber may…

Google's moonshot that missed

Google no longer plans to release its smart glasses to the public in 2014, and now has no official timetable for a launch…

Some in NSA warned of a surveillance backlash
Some in NSA warned of a surveillance backlash

The NSA opted to continue the collection and storage of American calling records despite warnings from…

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