A MATTER OF FACT: FIGHTING FAKE NEWS IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD

As the Herald today joined other newspapers in denouncing the US President's attacks on the free press, a New Zealand researcher says...

E-COMMERCE ENTREPRENEUR IYIA LIU, FOUNDER OF WAIST TRAINER, LAUNCHES GIFT BOX BUSINESS

Instagram-worthy gift boxes packed to the brim with sweets are the latest craze to hit the Internet thanks to Kiwi e-commerce entrepreneur...

 
 
 

JUHA SAARINEN: SWAP OUT THE SYMANTEC DEAD CERTS NOW

COMMENT: If there's one thing the ICT industry has become better at over the years, it's the "information" part of the acronym that...

JUHA SAARINEN: HANDS ON WITH THE SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9

COMMENT: The NZ Herald had the opportunity to try out a pre-production sample of the new Samsung Galaxy Note9 "phablet" and it's an...

 
 
 

HOLY SMOKES, BATMAN! PETITION TO REDRAW TURKEY'S PROVINCE AFTER SUPERHERO'S SIGN

A bizarre internet campaign is trying to persuade the Turkish province of Batman to change its borders so it looks like the Caped Crusader's...

SIX CHINESE SMARTPHONE COMPANIES BITING AT THE HEELS OF APPLE AND SAMSUNG

Apple and Samsung's domination of the smartphone world is being challenged like never before, with Chinese companies muscling in with...

 
 
 

DISNEY TURNS ITS SIGHTS ON STREAMING

Disney's upcoming streaming service won't try to compete directly with Netflix and Amazon, but will focus instead on quality - namely...

FORTNITE PLOY SHOWS GOOGLE'S WEAKNESS

Fortnite amassed an unrivaled following with kid-friendly, multiplayer action that can be enjoyed on most modern devices. The video...

 
 
 

FORTNITE PLOY SHOWS GOOGLE'S WEAKNESS

Fortnite amassed an unrivaled following with kid-friendly, multiplayer action that can be enjoyed on most modern devices. The video...

ELON MUSK TAUNTS INVESTORS BETTING AGAINST TESLA

Tesla CEO Elon Musk used Twitter late Friday to taunt investors who have bet against his company, even though his previous Twitter...

 
 
 

STUCK TO THE WEB: STUDY EXAMINES DIGITAL DANGERS

How much internet is too much internet?Even after two decades of the web, in which it's become an inseparable part of our daily lives,...

SAMOAN AUTHOR SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ONLINE THREATS OF RAPE AND VIOLENCE

A well-known Samoan author claims police told her "what do you expect us to do about it?" when she reported online threats of rape...

 
 
 

KANYE WEST THROWN BY JIMMY KIMMEL'S DONALD TRUMP QUESTION

Kanye West has given a very honest interview with late night host Jimmy Kimmel in which he speaks about his mental health breakdown...

FIRST LOOK: SAMSUNG UNVEILS $2000 1TB SMARTPHONE WITH HUGE BATTERY

COMMENT: Samsung has unveiled their latest line of smart devices in New York this morning. The water resistant Galaxy Watch and Galaxy...

 
 
 

OTAGO UNIVERSITY SHOOTING THREAT TRACED TO COLOMBIA

An online threat which sparked fears of a mass shooting at the University of Otago was made via an internet server in Colombia - but...

EDITORIAL: WHEN IT'S TIME TO PUT THE PHONE DOWN

Remember the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal? Data from social media was harvested by the political firm during Donald Trump's...

 
 
 

HOW INTERNET IS CHANGING THE WAY WE GRIEVE

People don't die in the same way they used to. In the past, a relative, friend or partner would pass away, and in time, all that would...

THE GREAT KIWI MIGRATION: NETFLIX NOW BIGGER THAN THREE AND TVNZ 2

The latest report from NZ On Air shows that Kiwi audiences continue their steady migration online, with Netflix now attracting more...

 
 
 

JUDITH WOODS: THEY'RE ADDICTIVE, BUT I'M NOT BANNING SCREENS ON HOLIDAY

COMMENT Tonight, we are holding a family summit at Woods Towers before we jet off on holiday to Croatia in the morning. The main item...

'SEXTORTION': NEW EMAIL SCAM HITS NEW ZEALAND - ARE YOU AFFECTED?

A "sextortion" scam that threatens to expose porn-viewing habits unless you pay a Bitcoin "ransom" has hit New Zealand.The scam is...

 
 
 



Spyro Reignited Trilogy delayed until November

Spyro Reignited Trilogy delayed until November

Spyro needs another month to get ready. After weeks of speculation, Activision revealed Spyro Reignited Trilogy to the world a few months ago. The company previously stated... Read more ...

Elon Musk describes his 'excruciating' year and says he's had to take Ambien...

Elon Musk describes his 'excruciating' year and says he's had to take Ambien to get to sleep

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that an "excruciating" year has taken a toll on him. He sometimes has had to take Ambien, a prescription drug that helps induce sleep. Musk described... Read more ...

Google return in China under question after employee outcry

Google return in China under question after employee outcry

Back in the beginning of the month we reported about a project called Dragonfly, aiming to bring back Google Search to China but with revised mechanisms and abiding by the... Read more ...

Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

An Australian private schoolboy from Melbourne has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly hacking into Apple's main computer network, The Age has reported. Over the span of a... Read more ...

The most anticipated Xbox One games launching next week are

The most anticipated Xbox One games launching next week are

Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some of the biggest and most anticipated titles launching across Microsoft's platforms... Read more ...

Google defends controversial China project in meeting with employees

Google defends controversial China project in meeting with employees

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and co-founder Sergey Brin have addressed the controversy over “Dragonfly,” reportedly an effort to re-enter the Chinese market with a news and search... Read more ...

Diablo 3 Eternal Collection Confirmed For Switch: Release Date, Price, Zelda...

Diablo 3 Eternal Collection Confirmed For Switch: Release Date, Price, Zelda Items, And Everything You Need To Know

Blizzard has officially confirmed that Diablo 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch. Titled "Diablo 3: Eternal Collection," it will feature the original game, alongside the Reaper of... Read more ...

Lawsuits over Elon Musk's ‘funding secured' tweet could potentially cost...

Lawsuits over Elon Musk's ‘funding secured' tweet could potentially cost Tesla billions

Early last week, Elon Musk took to Twitter and said that funding to take Tesla private at $420/share was secured. In the wake of Musk's tweet, Tesla shares immediately jumped... Read more ...

Two Diablo Characters Blizzard Would Love To See In Super Smash Bros

Two Diablo Characters Blizzard Would Love To See In Super Smash Bros

Which Diablo characters would you like to see appear in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate? That was a question recently posed to a couple of the company's higher-ups, and they were... Read more ...

EA launches new Madden NFL Overdrive Football mobile game

EA launches new Madden NFL Overdrive Football mobile game

Electronic Arts announced last month plans to launch another Madden NFL Mobile game in August. In fact, Madden NFL Overdrive Football will replace the previous Madden NFL... Read more ...