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It's official: Shareholders say YES to Sky-Vodafone merger

It's official: Shareholders say YES to Sky-Vodafone merger Sky shareholders have voted YES to the Sky-Vodafone merger at a special meeting held at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland this morning.The merger already had an 80% vote in favour through proxy votes from shareholders who couldn't attend, while the final verdict is due at midday.

Review: Grand Kingdom on PS4

Review: Grand Kingdom on PS4 It is unlike more modern video games that offer action style of gameplay like the recent Final Fantasy video games.This game's combat style goes back to the classic turn-based system that older fans might enjoy.

SPCA launches new online platform for educators

SPCA launches new online platform for educators The SPCA has launched a new online education platform designed to help educators teach students about how to treat animals.“If there was only one thing SPCA could do to create behavioural change in New Zealanders’ treatment of animals, we wholeheartedly believe this education programme would be it.

Will the 'mputer geek’ beme extinct?

Will the 'mputer geek’ beme extinct? Digital technology will be officially integrated into the New Zealand curriculum by 2018 and included as a strand of the technology learning area.The move will normalise skills that every child needs for future employment and will remove an IT geek stigma that still exists, according to Code Club Aotearoa.

Fans to decide FIFA 17 ver star

Fans to decide FIFA 17 ver star , Anthony Martial of Manchester United, Eden Hazard of Chelsea FC, or Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund) will go head-to-head in the official FIFA 17 Global Cover Vote.All voting will take place on the official FIFA Cover Vote Website beginning today and running through to July 20 at 6:59pm NZ time.

Are Russian hackers targeting Hillary Clinton?

Are Russian hackers targeting Hillary Clinton? New research has revealed Russian hackers have been targeting key staff members working for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.The research comes from SecureWorks’ Counter Threat Unit research team, who believes the hackers are working on behalf of the Russian government.

NVIDIA announces the GeForce GTX 1060

NVIDIA announces the GeForce GTX 1060 The GTX 1060 delivers GTX 980-level performance whilst consuming only 120 watts of power.The GTX 1060 features 1,280 CUDA cores, 6GB of GDDR5 memory running at 8Gbps and a boost clock of 1.

Heineken launches exclusive rewards app for Kiwis

Heineken launches exclusive rewards app for Kiwis The Heineken LIVE apps uses iBeacons (Bluetooth) with smartphone GPS to give on-the-spot recognition to app users who have been out-and-about in their city, rewarding them with surprise experiences.The more users get out and explore their city, the more they interact with iBeacons recognised by the app, and the more offers, rewards and experiences they may unlock.

New backdoor malware targeting Mac devices

New backdoor malware targeting Mac devices New malware has been discovered that exposes Apple system to cyber-spying and full concealed control by malicious third parties.Security firm Bitdefender have released details of the new malware, dubbed Backdoor.

Snapchat's about to help you keep your "Memories"

Snapchat's about to help you keep your "Memories" And you can now save photos to your own phone's gallery or camera roll.Snapchatters can also use pictures or videos to create stories, and those stories can then be combined to make them longer.

Gotta catch 'em all - Pokémon Go now available on iOS and Android

Gotta catch 'em all - Pokémon Go now available on iOS and Android New Zealand and Australia were among the first to experience the augmented reality game, rolling out in the U.According to developers Niantic, the app is designed to get players to keep fit and stay active.

Hands On: Dell SonicWall Soho W

Hands On: Dell SonicWall Soho W The Dell SonicWall Soho W uses Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI).This means the Dell SonicWall Soho W can even inspect encrypted SSL traffic to block and identify worms, and other cyber nasties.

Hands-on review: Dell SonicWall Soho W

Hands-on review: Dell SonicWall Soho W The Dell SonicWall Soho W uses Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI).This means the Dell SonicWall Soho W can even inspect encrypted SSL traffic to block and identify worms, and other cyber nasties.

Epson NZ showcases new laser projector lineup

Epson NZ showcases new laser projector lineup The showcases included the EB-L25000U, the world’s first 25,000-lumen 3LCD projector.According Rogers, the new projectors are the result of sustained research and development by the company.

Samsung develop te Reo Māori language pack for printers

Samsung develop te Reo Māori language pack for printers Garry Johnston, executive director of IT at TWoA, says that the functions of the printers mirror the innovation that TWoA drives forward.“Our Māori language strategy focuses on normalising te Reo Māori and using it as a part of our everyday life, both in our work place, and in our learning environment.

New Bill to simplify UFB rollout passes unntested

New Bill to simplify UFB rollout passes unntested A Bill to streamline the rollout of Ultra Fast Broadband has passed its first reading in Parliament.The Telecommunications (Property Access and Other Matters) Amendment Bill creates a new consenting process that telecommunications companies must follow when installing networks such as UFB.

Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks

Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks Now that Windows 10 Anniversary Update is out and millions of people are running it, let’s take a look at some of the best hidden features, tips, and tricks in the operating system.And when I upgraded from Windows/286 to Windows 3.

IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs

IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs “The goal was to deliver a great employee choice program and strive to achieve the best Mac program,” Previn said.The $273 to $543 savings is the expected amount over four years compared with a conventional Windows PC deployment.

Microsoft Surface Studio review round-up: Creatives love it

Microsoft Surface Studio review round-up: Creatives love it Reviews of Microsoft’s Surface Studio popped up today, and the general consensus from the Internet is that this is one sharp piece of hardware.The Surface Studio is being universally acclaimed as an impressive piece of technology, but not necessarily one with universal appeal.

Hands-on review: HP Elite X3 - one device to replace them all

Hands-on review: HP Elite X3 - one device to replace them all When doing a review its always good put the product into context, and for the HP Elite X3 the context is business!It’s a solid and great feeling device and although its rated to Military Spec 810G and IP 67, it doesn’t feel clunky.