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Scammers target older people

More and more senior citizens are feeling comfortable on the internet, but there are concerns their new-found online confidence makes them a target for scammers.

Ruthless scammers are zeroing in on growing numbers of "silver surfers", or older internet users.

What's next for Yahoo?

Yahoo has starred in a decade-long soap opera as it struggles to return to its glory days.

Walk-Man the humanoid walks tall

How to protect yourself from cybercrime


Christmas shopping master list gallery

We'd love to open this gorgeous Jo Malone London gift on Christmas morning!

We’ve got your what-to-buy dilemmas sorted with our ultimate guide to the most desirable gifts.

Drone to your door video

Online retail giant Amazon has revealed a new prototype of one of its delivery drones.

VorTech created a propeller drone, inspired by academic research into the future of wind turbines.

NZ at forefront of drone technology

A drone which can withstand bad weather on film sets has won an emerging technology competition.


What's the future of video games?

Star Wars Battlefront is an example of a daunting console game.

Gamers are getting older and critics say games are too hard to attract new people.

PS2 games are coming to PS4

Veteran gamers are rejoicing at the news Sony is working on a way to play PlayStation 2 games on PlayStation 4 consoles.

A man poses for a photo in front of a Microsoft Xbox sign opposite a Sony PlayStation sign at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Finding the best gaming console

Choosing a console will depend on the preferences of the users. Here's the advantages of all three.

social networking

How to break up in 5 words

They say breaking up is hard to do but Twitter users have got it down to a fine art. 

Call for condom emoji

Avid emoji users may soon be pairing their suggestive aubergines and donuts with an icon which promotes safe sex. 

Pope Francis dropped a new album this week called Wake Up!

Pope Francis - rap icon?

An image of Pope Francis holding a microphone in a rapping fashion has inspired a new meme.


'I'd hate to go back to paper'

Marlborough District Council chief information officer Stacey Young says putting council property files online allows them to be more customer-centric.

Little old Blenheim is right up with Rio de Janeiro and Amsterdam.

The secret origins of Telegram

An encrypted app called Telegram has been adopted by IS as its preferred platform for messaging.

3D Touch on the iPhone 6S is a pleasure to use, but in the two months since its release, few app developers have embraced it.

Where are the 3D Touch apps?

3D Touch is the standout reason to buy the new iPhone, but barely any apps use it. Here's why.


It's going to be a scorcher in the south

Warm and occasionally wet in the north, mainly hot in the south

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