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Why Harvard deserves Ballmer's millions
Why Harvard deserves Ballmer's millions

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

Waterfront 'fitness bombed'

Soldiers “fitness bombed” joggers on Auckland’s waterfront as part of a campaign to improve the fitness of those wanting…

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.

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…

Video

New details emerge in Brown shooting video New details emerge in Brown shooting

A release of documents and evidence related to the…

Kim Dotcom: I'm broke video Kim Dotcom: I'm broke

In a live question and answer video yesterday Kim…

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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…

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 ignore.

Technology

Cyberspy tool traced back to 2008
Cyberspy tool traced back to 2008

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

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

Experts have a message for anyone with a webcam, baby monitor or home security camera: change your password now.

Amy Webb: We post nothing about our daughter online
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…

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

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

Dancing with the Angels
Dancing with the Angels

From ambitious app makers and user-friendly financial modelling, to promises of a Harvard education…

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Why unboxing vids are so big
Why unboxing vids are so big

Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening…

Assassin's Creed: City in turmoil
Karl Puschmann: Time to hit the brakes on Grand Theft Auto
Game review: Assassin's Creed: Unity
GTA V sex scene outrage
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