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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…

MH17: How digital sleuths are unravelling the mystery

In the agonising quest to pin down exactly what happened when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down over Ukraine last week…

Xero on track to list in US - Drury

Xero head Rod Drury says the company will get into a position this year where it will be able to make a listing on a US…

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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Football Highlights: Phoenix 2 West Ham 1 video Football Highlights: Phoenix 2 West Ham 1

The Wellington Phoenix brought professional football…

Glasgow: NZ Triathletes in peak form video Glasgow: NZ Triathletes in peak form

NZ triathletes Tom Davison and Tony Dodds are in peak…

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Tech blog: Knocking off Nokia
Tech blog: Knocking off Nokia

Everyone knew layoffs were coming because the financial markets demanded blood, but few expected Microsoft to cut its workforce…

ikeGPS shares plunge 18pc on listing
ikeGPS shares plunge 18pc on listing

IkeGPS chief executive Glenn Milnes says the company would have "much preferred" its shares to have risen following its…

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…

Inspect your travel gadgets
Inspect your travel gadgets

Anick Jesdanun looks at the hardware and apps that can make a holiday go smoothly.

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Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops street
Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops street

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has painted an upbeat vision of the future, saying the next version of…

Tech Universe: Wednesday 23 July

A TURN OF THE HAND: Flash a hand signal while riding your bike to indicate a turn. With the Biking Glowes DIY kit you…

Social media is 'overvalued'

US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a hot stock tip for you: stop throwing so much money at anything that calls itself…

China's Xiaomi targets India in push for 100m phones

In just four years, Xiaomi has evolved from startup to outselling Apple in China by offering inexpensive devices packed…

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.

Westpac trials new phone payments tech

Westpac says it has become the first bank in New Zealand - and one of only a handful around the world - to begin trialling…

Tech Universe: Tuesday 22 July

WRIST EASY: Just press the Safelet band on your wrist and you can summon help from friends, family and even the police…

Tesla retools car factory for electric SUV build

Tesla Motors has halted production at its sole assembly plant for a revamp the company said is necessary to speed Model…

DHB deleted public records

The national organ donation service at the Auckland DHB has been put on notice by an official-information watchdog after…

Tech Universe: Monday 21 July
Tech Universe: Monday 21 July

ZINGING ALONG: If you're a part-time wheelchair user then the Zinger , at 17 Kg, may interest you…

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