JOSEPH MENN | Defunct collective known as w00w00 has spawned more than a dozen companies, including Napster and WhatsApp.
BARBARA ORTUTAY | FOMO -or the fear of missing out- is a common complaint at the South By Southwest Interactive festival each year.
STEPHEN HUTCHEON | A new app called Spritz claims to get your reading at up to 1000 words per minute.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER | Open-source software's proposals can be discussed, modified, voted on and vetoed online.
TOM HALS | Bankruptcy protection halts US legal action against bitcoin exchange by traders who allege the operation was a fraud.
Yahoo has named well-known security researcher Alex Stamos as its chief information security officer.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER | Chorus and Crown Fibre agree on "several small incremental changes" to their ultrafast broadband network contract.
Edward Snowden has made a rare video appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas.
SUZAN FRASER | Turkish prime minister has threatened to shut down Facebook and YouTube over corruption recordings of him.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER | If you don't have a smartphone, the 33-space car park in Palmerston North doesn't want your business.
BRIAN BARRETT | Drunk app hoax so believable that an unprecedented number of media outlets reported it as fact.
BARBARA ORTUTAY | To get a sense of what's on the minds of industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, head to Texas rather than Silicon Valley.
IAN STEWARD | Kiwis wanting to keep up with the global streaming TV revolution are forced to use the back door.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER | Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP in one month, so what are the options for people still using the operating system.
JENNA GOTTLIEB | Players can choose among more than 400 categories that range from questions about sports to literature to pop culture.
Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook's US$19b acquisition of messaging service.
RYAN NAKASHIMA | American man thought to be the creator of Bitcoin chased by reporters after securing his 'free lunch'.
DAN LEVINE | Judge rejects Apple's request for a permanent sales ban in the USA against some older Samsung smartphones.
JO MOIR | Scammers are broadening their targets by using Student Job Search to get young people to hand over bank details.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER | Communications Minister Amy Adams says the Government “will not be stopping the UFB build in any of the candidate areas”.