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At it again: Scammers targeting Kiwi elderly

At it again: Scammers targeting Kiwi elderly The New Zealand Police are warning the public about a phone scam targeting elderly residents to dupe them into giving out their personal information.The scam was first reported by the Bankers Association on 2 February 2017, where scammers were posing as workers from utility companies and banks.

Twitter versus trolls: Are they doing enough?

Twitter versus trolls: Are they doing enough? As a result, Twitter seems to have entered into an arms race with the trolls.On Tuesday, they launched their latest salvo consisting of three new lines of defense: stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing forward safer search results, and collapsing potentially abusive or low-quality Tweets.

Hands-on review: Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation - features abound

Hands-on review: Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation - features abound This backup software has military grade protection, tons of customisation, a smooth UI, and many other tools and features.You can use Acronis Asign to digitally capture signatures and generate a unique certificate that contains signatures, timestamps, and other information.

Entrust your cyber security secrets to a safe pair of hands

Entrust your cyber security secrets to a safe pair of hands Imagine, if you will, that your security is flawless, and not a single other person can access your sensitive accounts or information.How will your loved ones get past your security measures to tend to your affairs?

<b>CrushMon</b> – Pre-registration begins for new mobile RPG under Nexon

<b>CrushMon</b> – Pre-registration begins for new mobile RPG under Nexon [Pre-register now] Defenders of corruption enter the eternal battle between light and darkness as Nexon Korea Corporation reveals the action RPG, CrushMon, for iOS and Android devices.Heroes will emerge to bring back light to the world as they summon powerful pets to battle against the legions of darkness.

Auckland Museum's data puts NZ on the map among global leaders

Auckland Museum's data puts NZ on the map among global leaders The Auckland War Memorial Museum has been named as an example of best practice in the World Wide Web Consortium’s most recent “Data on the web”.David Reeves, Director of Collections & Research at Auckland War Memorial Museum, says the ever-growing collections are at the heart of Auckland Museum’s guiding principle of kaitiakitanga (guardianship).

Bjergsen and TSM Adjust to New Dynamics

Bjergsen and TSM Adjust to New Dynamics Spring 2017 has been about Team SoloMid learning to play without its star shotcaller Doublelift, and Bjergsen returning to the main carry role on the team.However, TSM has a friend in the familiar Wildturtle, and Bjergsen already sees him as a strong ally.

Ginger: Beyond the Crystal review - ChristCenteredGamer.com

Ginger: Beyond the Crystal review - ChristCenteredGamer.com If you like challenging platformers and don’t mind the worshipping of goddesses and crystals, then Ginger: Beyond the Crystal is bound to entertain you for a bit.The price is a reasonable $19.

The Gamers Lounge Podcast Episode 116: "Switch, Bang, Boom"

The Gamers Lounge Podcast Episode 116: "Switch, Bang, Boom" This week the gang talks Stardew Valley, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, Salt and Sanctuary, Dishonored 2, Fire Emblem Heroes, Ghost Recon Wildlands, the Nintendo Switch, Star Wars Battlefront 2, PS4 system software 4.50, John reads Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life, your live questions and more!

Full Changelog for PS4 System Software Ver. 4.50 Revealed

Full Changelog for PS4 System Software Ver. 4.50 Revealed The official changelog for upcoming PS4 Firmware v4.50 has been revealed, detailing more of the changes and new features heading to the PS4.

Double Dragon IV - PS4 Review | Chalgyr's Game Room

Double Dragon IV - PS4 Review | Chalgyr's Game Room Double Dragon IV clings to its retro inspirations just a little too tightly.Fans of the old 8-bit titles will likely enjoy their romp here for what it is, but Arc System Works could have taken some more chances and delivered a brawler that had more to offer.

Simplicity to dominate visual trends in 2017, says Adobe

Simplicity to dominate visual trends in 2017, says Adobe This year, the world is ready for simplicity and truth.That’s the word according to Adobe, who has put together its top visual trends for 2017.

Air NZ makes moves in AI technology with its very own chatbot

Air NZ makes moves in AI technology with its very own chatbot The chatbot, Bravo Oscar Tango – Oscar for short, will initially assist with customers queries as Air NZ looks to offer a more personalised experienced and move away from traditional FAQ sections online.According to Air New Zealand chief digital officer Avi Golan, Oscar will learn based on the conversations people have with him, becoming more user friendly and more helpful the more he interacts.

Spotify: Tunes with a side of weather

Spotify: Tunes with a side of weather The two firms have launched a new site, Climatune, to give music fans insights into how the weather around them affects the music they listen to everyday, providing the perfect musical score for any weather.Together, the companies undertook a year-long study comparing 85 billion anonymised streams on Spotify in over 900 cities, analysing the impact weather has on the music people listen to.

Govt's Innovative fund opens to ECE

Govt's Innovative fund opens to ECE The Government has extended its multi-million dollar fund for innovative teaching projects to staff in early education.Qualified ECE teachers have been eligible to apply in partnership with primary and secondary teachers.

Hands-on with the beta for Tom Clancy's Ghost Ren Wildlands

Hands-on with the beta for Tom Clancy's Ghost Ren Wildlands A closed beta for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands was held a few days ago and it gave us a generous preview for what is to come next month.The Ghost Recon series has been around for a long time, but Wildlands takes things to another whole level.

Kiwi parents ncerned over kids' daily internet fix

Kiwi parents ncerned over kids' daily internet fix According to a new survey from Colmar Brunton – these concerns take a back seat while parents are becoming increasingly worried about internet safety.Of the 500 parents surveyed from across the country, almost two thirds (62%) have a high level of concern about their children’s internet safety.

Adobe's trend prediction brings gender roles and diversity to the forefront

Adobe's trend prediction brings gender roles and diversity to the forefront According to Adobe, images are communicating ideas, movements and moments like never before.The exploration of meaning will also extend to questioning boundaries and investigating perspectives,” Trani says.

NZ govt urges Kiwi to be cautious online

NZ govt urges Kiwi to be cautious online The New Zealand Government is urging Kiwis to focus on staying safe online, as International Safer Internet Day kicked off this week.It is part of an international campaign involving more than 100 countries, and is coordinated in New Zealand by NetSafe.

<b>MU Legend</b> – Closed Beta 2 keys for players who have missed the first beta

<b>MU Legend</b> – Closed Beta 2 keys for players who have missed the first beta [Game website] Global developer and publisher Webzen has teamed up with MMO Culture to give away beta keys to access MU Legend!The action MMORPG is entering its global Closed Beta 2 for a week, from February 21st to February 28th, and gamers can either pre-register on the MU Legend website or simply claim one below, while stocks last.