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New Zealand finally gets Android Pay - but only if you're with BNZ

New Zealand finally gets Android Pay - but only if you're with BNZ Install the Android Pay app and take a photo of the Visa card to add it to the app."BNZ Android Pay is powered by Visa payWave and secured by Visa Token Service which provides a new layer of security for mobile payments.

mmerce mmission delays final decision on Sky-Vodafone merger

mmerce mmission delays final decision on Sky-Vodafone merger Below are short extracts from Spark and 2degrees submissions.And the harm this creates is already evident in difficulties existing broadcasters and media companies are having in dealing with Sky," said the cross-submission from Spark.

Norton gives the low down on the Google breach

Norton gives the low down on the Google breach More than one million Google accounts have been breaches via malicious Android apps, with reports suggesting 13,000 new infections each day.Last week, Google announced via its official blog that they they’ve been investigating and working to figure out how they can help protect users against the threat.

Rogue nations, IoT, fileless malware and drones: A new era of cybercrime in 2017

Rogue nations, IoT, fileless malware and drones: A new era of cybercrime in 2017 As the predictions for 2017 continue to roll in, the security industry looks set to have a tough year.This type of attack increased throughout 2016 and will continue to gain prominence in 2017, most likely through PowerShell attacks.

Fresh wave of scammers posing as Microsoft employees

Fresh wave of scammers posing as Microsoft employees The scammers claim to be representatives from Microsoft and tell users they have idetified a problem with the user’s device.The scammers then offer to fix the compromised device and ask for remote access, which can reveal passwords, credit card details, bank account numbers and other information.

Tech innovators stepping up for Fieldays

Tech innovators stepping up for Fieldays The 2017 Fieldays Innovation Awards are now open.Applicants showcase their ideas, designs and products at the Fieldays Innovations Centre during next year’s Fieldays, which runs over three days in June.

NZ school bomb scare: No real threat, overseas calls

NZ school bomb scare: No real threat, overseas calls The New Zealand Police have confirmed the calls that triggered several evacuations of schools around the country came from overseas and that there were no actual threats to the schools involved.The Police said further investigation found the calls has originated from overseas.

Hands-on review: APC Back-UPS ES 700 - a device lifesaver

Hands-on review: APC Back-UPS ES 700 - a device lifesaver In the event of a power blackout this means that your precious computers, servers, routers and phone devices can power down before shutting off.The APC ES 700 provides up to 80 minutes of battery backup for home computers.

Govt gives further $1m for wireless technology in schools

Govt gives further $1m for wireless technology in schools The Government has increased funding for the Wireless School Network Upgrade Project (WSNUP).The move will see $1 million provided towards retrofitting wireless technology at 34 state-integrated schools.

Spark deploys its 'fastest' UFB service to most of NZ

Spark deploys its 'fastest' UFB service to most of NZ Delivered over gigabit technology, the telco says its new plan option is the fastest residential service that it has to offer.According to the telco, to get the fastest speeds possible, customers will need to have high specification hardware in their homes and be testing over an Ethernet connection.

Microsoft wraps up LinkedIn deal – What now?

Microsoft wraps up LinkedIn deal – What now? 2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, marking what the company says is the beginning of a journey to “bring together the world’s leading professional cloud and the world’s leading professional network”.After overcoming a final hurdle to close the deal earlier this week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed the deal has officially closed in a post on the site.

Christmas Giveaway Time! Win tickets to Office Christmas Party

Christmas Giveaway Time! Win tickets to Office Christmas Party The star-studded, debauchery-filled hot pick of the summer has hit theatres, and we’ve got your tickets.Office Christmas Party is a raunchy, ridiculous Christmas-themed comedy set in the office of an IT firm in Chicago.

Govt's new online tool to help Kiwi girls & women into STEM careers

Govt's new online tool to help Kiwi girls & women into STEM careers The Ministry of Women has released a new tool designed to get young girls and women into science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, particularly as the economy heads into a STEM skills-based territory.Womens' Minister Louise Upton announced the launch of 'STEM Directory', a new online tool designed to identify initiatives, programmes and associations to help females connect and learn about STEM subjects.

Review: Ubisoft brings us action snow sports with Steep

Review: Ubisoft brings us action snow sports with Steep Over the years, extreme sports games have been laid dormant.The last snowboarding games I played on consoles were Stoked and Shaun White's Snowboarding.

Sony PS4 nsole is on top with 50 million unit sales worldwide

Sony PS4 nsole is on top with 50 million unit sales worldwide The 50 million number is units sold to customers and not retailers.We’re truly delighted that the PS4 community continues to flourish since launch three years ago.

Adobe's role in the fascinating evolution of fonts

Adobe's role in the fascinating evolution of fonts It evolved into a tool that is today part of the Adobe Creative Cloud.As long as you keep paying your Adobe Creative Suite license, then you can keep using the fonts from the catalogue.

Film review: Office Christmas Party

Film review: Office Christmas Party With the characters in ‘Office Christmas Party’ I imagine they all have similar questions, except on a larger scale.Well-known directing duo Josh Gordon and Will Speck have banded together again, but this time to create the craziest Christmas party of all time.

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled The drop was caused by Spark's decision to reduce its own line of phones.This year Spark has six devices across its range, including the Spark Lite and Plus models, R84, as well as its line of Skinny and cobranded devices.

NZ's UFB build on track - Waiheke now mplete

NZ's UFB build on track - Waiheke now mplete The UFB build on Waiheke Island is now complete, giving 5600 local homes and businesses faster and more reliable internet.All schools on Waiheke Island are now able to connect to fibre through the UFB and Rural Broadband Initiative programmes.

Samsung, Weta and Te Papa launch interactive high-tech Bug Lab exhibition

Samsung, Weta and Te Papa launch interactive high-tech Bug Lab exhibition This must’ve struck the folks at Te Papa who are opening the high-tech blockbuster summer exhibition “Bug Lab” tomorrow.Entering the exhibit takes you past a giant wall of interactive Samsung screens and a firefly light display.