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Skinny ups its broadband play

Skinny ups its broadband play Telco privider Skinny has made its move into the unlimited broadband world, announcing today its Unlimited plan as the company looks to cash in on Kiwi’ love for uncapped data.According to Skinny, the company is looking to keep broadband options competitive for customers.

Beware! New WhatsApp scam offering “free internet without Wi-Fi”

Beware! New WhatsApp scam offering “free internet without Wi-Fi” This particular WhatsApp scam promises users a free internet service, without needing to use Wi-Fi.Despite being complete nonsense from a technical point of view, the offer may nevertheless appear tempting to those unaware of the realities.

On track and on time: Hawaiki undersea cable route survey mpleted

On track and on time: Hawaiki undersea cable route survey mpleted The route survey for the long-awaited Hawaiki cable has now been completed, and details have been revealed about how far production has progressed.The route survey included details about the kinds of small boat and shallow water work for all landings.

An app for ads on your phone? Kiwi mpany spreads its wings

An app for ads on your phone? Kiwi mpany spreads its wings Who would have thought that people would be willing to download an app that displays ads on their lock screens?Because that is exactly what New Zealand-based ad-tech company, Postr, has done – and done it well.

Your 2017 resolution? Put messaging privacy on the list, says Internet NZ

Your 2017 resolution? Put messaging privacy on the list, says Internet NZ Research conducted by InternetNZ last year found that 72% of Kiwis are concerned about personal data security, and 67% are concerned about threats to their privacy.These apps have higher privacy levels due to encryption, Kiwis still need to be aware that not all apps have these services.

Trade Me joins pledge to get more young Aucklanders into jobs

Trade Me joins pledge to get more young Aucklanders into jobs “It’s great to join forces with a successful New Zealand business like Trade Me to increase opportunities for the young people of Auckland to find employment,” says Goff.nz) to help the campaign attract more than 4,000 young people into the sector during the campaign.

Protect your data at all sts, if this latest scandal is anything to go by

Protect your data at all sts, if this latest scandal is anything to go by Protect your data at all costs, if this latest scandal is anything to go by.Rebecca Bradburne, head of Asia Pacific & Japan, BlackBerry Workspaces, says data theft cases like this one are not the rare.

New data sharing deal to give Kiwi exporters China trade advantage

New data sharing deal to give Kiwi exporters China trade advantage A recently launched joint data sharing system looks to give Kiwi exporters a competitive advantage, according to new reports from Customer Minister Nicky Wagner.“Having the Joint Electronic Verification System (JEVS) operational gives New Zealand a big advantage over other exporters to China as we are only the second country in the world to have this sort of system in place with them,” she explains.

​Can you ever be truly anonymous online?

​Can you ever be truly anonymous online? That’s the word of NordVPN, who is offering some advice on how to enhance anonymity online.However, NordVPN says using cryptocurrency can help users stay anonymous to some extent.

Te Kura offers online help to students needing more NCEA credits

Te Kura offers online help to students needing more NCEA credits Kiwi college students who missed out on NCEA credits needed for University study this year shouldn’t worry too much.Mike Hollings, chief executive of Te Kura, says some students might have missed out on getting NCEA by just a few credits.

Kiwi students not prepared, lack strategy

Kiwi students not prepared, lack strategy They’ve all been let down not by a lack of subject knowledge, but by a lack of exam strategy.“To the students logging online to see their results today; remember to keep the big picture in mind,” says Guzzo.

Injustice 2 story trailer shows us the main villain and more

Injustice 2 story trailer shows us the main villain and more has released a new story trailer for Injustice 2 today.It shows us who the main villain will be and more.

Behind the WhatsApp ‘backdoor’ allegations: An expert's opinion

Behind the WhatsApp ‘backdoor’ allegations: An expert's opinion With WhatsApp denying that its popular messaging app has a backdoor that allows government agencies to snoop and read our messages, app privacy has once again been called into question.ESET senior research fellow Nick Fitzgerald says that the WhatsApp saga demonstrates that the company chose ease of use over better security and privacy, but ‘backdooring’ is an overreaction.

Your 2017 resolution? Put messaging privacy on the list, says InternetNZ

Your 2017 resolution? Put messaging privacy on the list, says InternetNZ Research conducted by InternetNZ last year found that 72% of Kiwis are concerned about personal data security, and 67% are concerned about threats to their privacy.These apps have higher privacy levels due to encryption, Kiwis still need to be aware that not all apps have these services.

Our lax attitude to passwords is 'leaving the front door open' to trouble

Our lax attitude to passwords is 'leaving the front door open' to trouble Of users surveyed, 18% stated they’ve encountered a hack attempt, and only 30% create new, effective passwords for different online accounts.“These mistakes, in turn, are effectively like leaving the front door open to emails, bank accounts, personal files and more,” he continues.

New Zealand developed Path of Exile releasing on Xbox One

New Zealand developed Path of Exile releasing on Xbox One Now the game will be available to download for Xbox One owners.Grinding Gear Games announced on its website that the Xbox One version of Path of Exile will be released later this year and it is also free-to-play.

Holding a peace sign in your selfie uld ruin your life

Holding a peace sign in your selfie uld ruin your life A new study out of Japan claims fingerprints can be detected, and potentially stolen, from photos posted on social media.Nick FitzGerald, senior researcher at ESET, says the use of fingerprints is increasingly being considered as an alternative, or supplemental, authentication to passwords and other more traditional means of authentication.

From Microsoft to Xero to Trump, oh my

From Microsoft to Xero to Trump, oh my It was officially confirmed yesterday Xero chairman Chris Liddell will step down from the board, following news he’s on his way to take up a role with US president-elect Donald Trump.It was revealed Liddell had accepted an assistant role with Trump, a move he said meant he had to step down from his current role at Xero.

Speed isn't everything: 3 vital things to look for in your ISP

Speed isn't everything: 3 vital things to look for in your ISP For the average prospective customer, the bandwidth that an ISP promises to deliver is the most important variable (aside from plan pricing) that “stands out”.When your Internet connection has an issue, the next worst thing that could happen is to call your ISP’s customer service line only to be put on hold for hours while waiting for an operator to answer.

The Warehouse plans to install more EV charging stations across NZ

The Warehouse plans to install more EV charging stations across NZ Grayston says that the new stations will ensure that people using EVs can cover more distance, including those who may transition to EVs in the future.Last year the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) set up the Low Emissions Vehicle Contestable Fund, which aims to put 64,000 EVs on the road by 2021.