Virtual creative writing helps Kiwi kids 'feel brave'
More than 8000 children across New Zealand schools participated in live ‘virtual’ creative writing workshop as part of an effort to promote children’s wellbeing.
10 times malware proved that MacOS isn't bulletproof
Mac users need to come to terms with the fact that their devices are not immune from attack.
Apple updates MacBooks for uni students
Barely two months since its last spruce-up, Apple is giving the MacBook Pro yet another update – while the MacBook Air has also had an upgrade.
Mobile data usage causes huge demand for mobile broadband
In 2018, broadband subscriptions rose by 8%, or 108 million subscriptions, resulting in mobile broadband penetration reaching just under 110%.
Tinder unveils 'lite' version of its dating app
The new version will increase the app's performance and accessibility in emerging areas where data access is limited and mobile app use is more costly for users.
Kiwi EdTech software innovation goes international
SimPHARM, a state of the art simulation tool developed at the University of Otago and now commercially licensed by a United States-based company.
Check Point research discovers new variant of mobile malware
“Agent Smith” malware automatically replaces installed apps with malicious versions without a user’s knowledge or interaction.
Twitter gets a makeover
Twitter has begun to rollout a refreshed and updated version of its website, as it looks to give users a more personalised experience.
Sydney & Melbourne amongst world's top places for women entrepreneurs
"Every day I meet inspiring women in Australia and New Zealand, so it is heartening to see Sydney and Melbourne rank in the top 15 cities globally in our WE Cities Index report."
Domino's introduces AI and machine learning to pizza
"With DOM Pizza Checker keeping an ‘eye’ on product quality, our customers can have greater confidence that their pizza will look as it should - and if it doesn’t, we’ll make it right by making it again."
The four key trends shaping modern consumer behaviour
"Trust is continuing to drop and it's more important than ever to make brands culturally relevant."
Hands-on review: The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom - no fumbling around for the right lens
I still get excited every time the selfie camera pops up and pops back in. It takes me back to the days when digital watches were first introduced, and we’d gather around the lucky rich kid who brought his or hers along to school.
Game review: Planet Coaster - Ghostbusters expansion (PC)
Theme park management game, Planet Coaster, gets a rather spooky expansion with Planet Coaster: Ghostbusters.
Scam warning: Fake Google reviews and business listings targeting the vulnerable
"Essentially people are doing this because people are easy to scam when they are anxious, desperate or in trouble."
CERT NZ report: Unauthorised account access a growing problem
New Zealanders reported direct financial losses of $1.7 million. While that is still a substantial loss, the figure is a 71% drop from the previous quarter.
Acer's $5k gaming monitor promises speed and brightness
Acer has given the world a sneak preview of its new Predator X35 gaming monitor, due to be released from August 1.
The dystopian future of the internet
“It’s only been a year since the rules lapsed, so there is still hope that our dire predictions will never come to pass."
Trade Me and GirlBoss kick off GirlBoss Awards for 2019
Diversity is a big challenge facing the STEM industries and as a large technology employer, Trade Me wants to help change that."
Voice control to account for one-third of smart home market
Interoperability with the platforms that support voice control devices is vital for OEMs and service providers.
UNSW's robot soccer team face off at world cup in Sydney
About 170 teams and over 1,200 participants from universities and research laboratories around the world are expected to compete at this year’s main event.
Jaguar Land Rover accelerates electrification plan
The news was confirmed to workers at Castle Bromwich as the production of the current XJ came to an end.