WikiLeaks blasts Google

The Australian Taxation Office is already investigating the tax strategies of eight tech companies, including Apple and Google.

WikiLeaks has criticised Google alleging that the company waited 2-1/2 years to notify members that it had turned over their emails to the US government.

Vodafone's free Neon sweetener

SWEETENER: An advertisement for the Neon offer put up in a Vodafone store.

Vodafone looks set to offer Sky Television’s Neon internet television service for free for six months with its uncapped broadband plans.

Japan park's play for geeks gallery

Watch out for Zinogre deep in Monster Hunter: The Real.

Fancy being chased by zombies? Now's your chance.

'Basically nothing is safe'

NOTHING IS SAFE: Eugene Kaspersky has warned movers and shakers in Davos about catastrophic cyber attacks.

Moves and shakers in Davos have been warned of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber terrorism.

China blocks VPN access to web

Why our internet speed in Australia simply doesn't rate.

China cracks down on one of the few avenues its citizens and foreigners have to accessing the full internet.

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digital living

Hackers claim Facebook outage

Facebook

Hackers claim they crashed social media sites, including Facebook and Instagram.

Sluggish Windows still hurts Microsoft

PC maker's quarterly profit slips to US$5.9 billion on strong US dollar and weak software sales.

Ford moves into Silicon Valley

McDonald's deal huge for firm

gadgets

G Flex 2 release date announced

The new curved LG Flex 2.

LG said it will start selling its new curved smartphone next week - but only in South Korea.

iPad stylus on the way?

A stylus would be out of character for Apple, but reliable sources indicate one could be coming.

Battery capacity has tripled since 1990, but that's nowhere near enough.

Batteries still suck

Battery capacity has tripled since 1990, but that's nowhere near enough.

games

2014's top 10 disappointing games

Thief was unoriginal and unnecessary.

Many great games were released last year, but some did not live up to the hype. Here are our top 10 most disappointing games of last year.

'Make it a male lead character'

Only one game publisher let 'Life Is Strange' retain its female lead character.

Mario's innocence is lost as researchers inform him of the consequences of his jumping on enemies' heads.

Modded Mario gains artificial intelligence

German researchers have injected artificial intelligence into Nintendo's Mario so he can develop a personality and behaviour of his own.

social networking

Anti-cyclist FB group no 'hate page'

Administrators of the "NZ Drivers against idiot cyclists" Facebook page say they are not anti-cyclist, despite comments inciting members to "mow" down cyclists.

Administrators of an anti-cyclist Facebook page deny it is a "hate page" despite vile comments.

What does your Facebook profile say about you?

New research shows Facebook knows you better than your nearest and dearest. Should you be worried?

Japan launches a "crappy" meme war against IS.

Japan takes on Islamic State gallery

Social media users in Japan are taking on Islamic State militants with a "crappy" meme war.

Apps

Google's new Translate app shines

google translate

Google's new Translate app is an advanced mobile-translating tool that's "so much more natural" than its predecessor.

Virtual rebuild tour to be app

Cantabrians will soon be able to keep tabs on the Christchurch rebuild using their smart phones.

RIDING HIGH: Apple's app billings surged by 50 per cent in 2014, new figures show.

Apple feasts on hunger for apps

Apple and thousands of mobile software developers are feasting on people's seemingly insatiable app-etites.

Video

Space like you've never seen it before

NASA has released its highest quality image ever; boasting 1000 times the resolution of a regular high-definition picture.

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