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Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd

In a crowded music festival setting, losing sight of friends is a common problem - but now there's a solution...

10 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

The rise of the internet class

Lately, I have been followed. The man who is following me has good hair and dead eyes. It would seem wherever I go on the internet, he pops up. He is young, very young, but is constantly telling me that he has the wisdom and the secret stuff that can help me...

By Damon Stapleton 26 Sep 2018

NEW ZEALAND

UN slams Nauru for Facebook ban, stifling dissent

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: The United Nations on Monday criticised the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru for blocking access to the internet, including Facebook...

25 May 2015

NEW ZEALAND

Dotcom claims he is broke, facing New Zealand jail

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: Internet mogul Kim Dotcom, accused of pocketing more than $175m from pirated copies of movies and other material, says he's broke and facing jail in New Zealand...

27 Nov 2014

NEW ZEALAND

Kim Dotcom fails in New Zealand election

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: Internet mogul Kim Dotcom confessed his brand was "poison" after his aspirations of bringing down the New Zealand government were overwhelmingly shunned in Saturday's (20 September) election.

22 Sep 2014

NEW ZEALAND

Fake nude celebrities links crash New Zealand internet

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: It is believed a handful of computer users clicked on links last week believing they would take them to the illicit images of nude celebrities, but instead they inadvertently installed malware triggering a crippling internet attack.

9 Sep 2014

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand's Telecom becomes bright Spark

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's largest telecommunications carrier, Telecom Corp., has changed its name to Spark, saying the re-branding will better reflect its expanding activities in the digital age.

11 Aug 2014

NEW ZEALAND

Megaupload's data massacred by Dutch

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom on Thursday (20 June) condemned a Dutch company's decision to delete millions of files belonging to users of his defunct website, calling it "the largest data massacre in the history of the Internet".

21 Jun 2013

NEW ZEALAND

Internet threatened says Dotcom's lawyers

WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND: Lawyers for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom accused the US government on Wednesday (8 May) of launching a flawed prosecution against their client with "frightening" implications for all Internet users.

8 May 2013

NEW ZEALAND

Kim Dotcom launches mega site

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom launched a new file-sharing site at his Auckland mansion on Sunday (20 January), precisely a year after armed police arrested him at the same venue in the world's largest online piracy case.

21 Jan 2013

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

Big business support pays off for e-magination

While many entrepreneurs have vision, drive and commitment, they are often constrained by limited management capacity, compliance requirements, and difficulties in gaining access to finance. "But these challenges can be overcome with the support of large businesses, " says Richard Bezuidenhout, who, with the support of Woolworths, started e-magination, a small but growing information technology and consulting firm.

24 Nov 2011

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

NEW ZEALAND

Get the low-down on the Rugby World Cup

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: World Cup visitors can now get their very own digital guide to the local 'hood' thanks to a new city guide, compiled by a Who's Who of fashion, food, art, shopping and fun in downtown Auckland.

4 Aug 2011

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