When users ask Siri, Apple's digital assistant, what she
likes to drink, she is quick with an answer.
Online cyber criminals deleted an Auckland couple's computer
files, including precious photos and videos of their
children, and demanded a ransom of $750 to restore them.
Cybercrime has cost New Zealand more than a quarter of a
billion dollars in the past year, with about one in five
Major US computer company Dell says a security hole exists in
some of its recently shipped laptops that could make it easy
for hackers to access users' private data.
Massive growth and dozens of new jobs are planned for a
Dunedin tech company over the next 16 months.
Square's stock rocketed above its initial public offering
price by 45 percent, capping one of the most closely watched
debuts of a tech stock this year.
Sky Television is beginning its process of upgrading all
users to an online download system called On Demand and some
customers receiving an updated decoder have run into
At the recent Frankfurt Auto Show, Ford unveiled a new
feature that lets drivers pre-set their car to go at or just
above the speed limit. In-car cameras and software read and
react to road signs, speeding the car up or slowing it down.
China's Tsinghua Unigroup plans to invest $US47 billion over
the next five years in a bid to become the world's
Snapchat has another way to make money from its
disappearing-message app: pay up, and the fun stuff won't
A local company that provides emergency alerts through an app
has won a $10,000 scholarship.
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