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Review: Sony Xperia Z2
Tue, 30th Sep 2014
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The Sony Xperia Z2 dazzles with its no-compromise approach, boasting superior screen, sound, and camera quality, but questions its practicality.
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Sony unveils Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition
Thu, 17th Apr 2014
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gaming
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sony computer entertainment
Sony announces Minecraft: PS3 Edition on disc from 14 May, following over 1.5M downloads, expanding its reach across PlayStation platforms.
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Kiwi first as Auckland's Media Design School partners with PlayStation NZ
Wed, 16th Apr 2014
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gaming
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creative technologies
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technology gifts
Auckland's Media Design School partners with Sony to become NZ's only tertiary institute for developing PlayStation games.
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Kiwi based eCommerce company continues global growth
Tue, 15th Apr 2014
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outsourcing
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cx
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martech
Transaction Services Group (TSG) has acquired UK-based direct debit billing provider Harlands Group, expanding its international operations.
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Why your business needs MY HR...
Tue, 15th Apr 2014
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saas
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payroll systems
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hcm
MYHR revolutionises NZ's HR, aiding over 100 small businesses with expert support and legal peace of mind as they grow in a booming economy.
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EMC: World's data doubling every two years...
Tue, 15th Apr 2014
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iot
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emc
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retail
The digital universe is set to multiply 10-fold between 2013 and 2020, resulting in a staggering 44 trillion gigabytes of data.
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Symantec: 552 million identities exposed in 2013...
Thu, 10th Apr 2014
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malware
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dlp
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cybersecurity
During 2013 cyber criminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyber attacks in history, with 552 million identities exposed during the calendar year...
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Google and Citrix join forces to deliver business-critical Windows apps
Thu, 10th Apr 2014
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microsoft
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virtualisation
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daas
Citrix and Google collaborate to bring critical Windows apps to Google Chromebooks for improved manageability, security, and cost savings.
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Woosh Wireless declares price war on Kiwi rivals...
Tue, 8th Apr 2014
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broadband
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internet
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woosh wireless
Woosh Wireless introduces uncapped fixed line data 24% cheaper than competitors, aiming to provide cost savings to customers.
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Kiwis get first taste of Bitcoin ATMs
Fri, 4th Apr 2014
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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bitcoin
The first Bitcoin ATM machines available to New Zealanders were unveiled this week, at an event in Auckland's CBD.
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Windows start menu set for comeback...
Fri, 4th Apr 2014
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microsoft
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gaming
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Microsoft hints at a classic start menu revival in next Windows iteration, blending tradition with modern touch for a seamless user experience.
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The Insurgent Pack arrives for Killzone
Thu, 3rd Apr 2014
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gaming
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technology gifts
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sony computer entertainment
Killzone’s Insurgent Pack introduces a game-changing Character Class, new abilities, weapons, and thrilling modes, redefining multiplayer combat.
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Pivotal looking to change Big Data forever
Thu, 3rd Apr 2014
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Pivotal unveils Big Data Suite, aiming to revolutionize data economics with a comprehensive, penalty-free subscription offer.
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Join in Whittaker's hi-tech egg hunt
Thu, 3rd Apr 2014
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smartphones
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gaming
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technology gifts
Whittaker's unveils a hi-tech egg hunt with a mobile app to engage chocolate fans and support Starship Foundation.
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LinkedIn takes legal action following user email address exposure
Thu, 3rd Apr 2014
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cybersecurity
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google
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linkedin
It has been revealed that the email addresses of LinkedIn users can easily be exposed via a web browser add-on tool.
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Sell Hack hits back following LinkedIn legal action
Wed, 2nd Apr 2014
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cybersecurity
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sell hack
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linkedin
Sell Hack responds to LinkedIn's legal threat, emphasizing a surge in signups, despite a halt to their email-revealing Chrome plugin.
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Facebook's Zuck earns a buck...
Wed, 2nd Apr 2014
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apple
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technology gifts
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facebook
Facebook's Zuckerberg joins $1 salary club; wealth at $27bn shows it's a Silicon Valley badge of success.
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EA April fools joke lambasted
Wed, 2nd Apr 2014
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gaming
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technology gifts
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nintendo
EA's April Fools' prank, mocking the Wii U via Frostbite's Twitter, faces backlash for crossing the line into spitefulness.
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Samsung seeks Google's help in Apple battle
Tue, 1st Apr 2014
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apple
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technology gifts
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google
It seems like every time you go online you are greeted with the news of the latest legal wranglings between tech giants Samsung and Apple.
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MYOB updates Mac accounting solution AccountEdge
Tue, 1st Apr 2014
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smartphones
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apple
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accounting systems
New Zealand business solutions provider MYOB, has today announced new updates to their AccountEdge product suite.
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Are you staying with Windows XP after EOS?
Tue, 1st Apr 2014
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microsoft
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windows
Despite looming end-of-support, a notable crowd opts to stay with Windows XP, even as alternatives beckon. Will legacy loyalty last?.
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Win FIFA World Cup tickets with PlayStation...
Tue, 1st Apr 2014
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gaming
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technology gifts
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eb games
Sony launches a thrilling contest for PlayStation users to win 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets, including a chance to attend the final in Brazil.
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Brocade: Virtualisation Q&A
Tue, 1st Apr 2014
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virtualisation
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data centre operators
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brocade
Brocade's Greig Guy delves into why 2023 is the year virtualisation becomes mainstream, transforming data centers worldwide.
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April's Games for Gold line-up revealed...
Tue, 1st Apr 2014
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gaming
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technology gifts
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xbox
Unveiled April Games with Gold offers Xbox 360 users free access to Hitman: Absolution and Deadlight for a thrilling playtime adventure.