Digital Living

More Facebook victims emerge

Facebook rip-offs have only become an issue in recent years

The number of people being scammed through Facebook has almost doubled in the year to date, with fraudsters increasingly prowling popular buying and selling groups.

GCSB clarifies 'Project Speargun'

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Government Communications Security Bureau tightens its defence over claims of mass surveillance.

Capital raising now 'open-ended'

BIG GUNS: Former finance director of Sony Music Entertainment in Australia and New Zealand Tony Smith joins Kim Dotcom's Baboom online music venture.

Online music venture founded by Kim Dotcom, has scrapped the deadline for its A$4.5 million (NZ$4.97m) capital raising.

Google Maps goes 3D

Images from Google Maps of Auckland in 3-D.

If you cannot afford a house in Auckland, you can now at least ogle them on your computer in 3-D.

Plaza cast as Grumpy Cat

Aubrey Plaza to voice Grumpy Cat

Pawnee's most apathetic resident is going to be the voice of the moodiest cat on the Internet.

EU 'right to be forgotten' guide

European regulators preparing guidelines for 'right to be forgotten' complaints.

European regulators preparing guidelines for 'right to be forgotten' complaints.

Get iOS 8 and keep your pics

Downloading iOS 8 over the air may not be the best option.

The download is huge. Here's how to install it without needing to clear out all your photos and music.

Drag spat with Facebook

Drag stars protest Facebook's real name policy.

Facebook has been deleting the profiles of performers who use stage names, angering a group of drag queens.

Apple's biggest iOS release

Apple iOS 8

New mobile operating system launched overnight to a mix of anticipation and frustration.

iOS 8 bug affects health apps

A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold its HealthKit app.

Apple says bug in its HealthKit app has prevented its release along with the rest of its new operating system.

Te Papa used in app trial

Stqry co-founder Chris Smith at Te Papa where his company is installing blue tooth sensors.

NZ startup is changing the way people view exhibitions, and the global revolution starts at Te Papa.

Good smart, bad smart

Columnist Pattrick Smellie

OPINION: Governments have moved to snoop with unprecedented accuracy on any aspect of our online lives.

Spat over mobile 'neutrality'

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.

US representatives argue over whether or not wireless communications providers should be exempt.

Website tally hits 1 billion

Internet baby

If Tim Berners-Lee is the father of the World Wide Web, he's just had his billionth child.

Facebook private sharing app

Social network reportedly working on a new app designed to encourage private content sharing.

Social network reportedly working on a new app designed to encourage private content sharing.

Your (online) life after death

Are you prepared for the day you stop updating social media?

It's never too early to consider the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

Gosling baby on Twitter

Ryan Gosling arrives for the screening of the film Lost River at the Cannes Film Festival

The newborn daughter of actors Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes already has a Twitter account.

Gigatowns shortlisted

Nelson has made it to the final five for Chorus' Gigatown competition.

Chorus has named the final five short-listed as the possible winners of its Gigatown competition.

Eight things about iOS 8

Apple's new operating system is available to download tomorrow.

Here are eight things to know about Apple's new operating system launching tomorrow.

Is Windows 9 upon us?

Beta software for the next major version of Windows, expected to be called Windows 9, may to be available as a public download as early as September.

Microsoft has sent out invites to an event rumoured to be the reveal of the next major upgrade to Windows.

'Higher prices' from piracy push

Economists say attempts to prevent piracy of programs such as Game of Thrones could backfire.

Economists says Australians would pay more under government proposals to tackle online piracy.

Open Internet gains ground

DEAR FCC: Website set up the EFF to push for better net neutrality legislation within the US.

FCC chairman shows "may be leaning in favour of applying full network neutrality to wireless".

Govts push Google for more

Search engine under increasing pressure  around the world to reveal user information in criminal investigations.

Search engine under increasing pressure around globe to reveal user information to investigators.

Cable boss denies spy-tap

Anthony Briscoe President and CEO of Southern Cross Cable Network.

Chief executive absolutely confident no spy agency has tapped into the Southern Cross Cable.

How to purge U2 from your iTunes

U2 members Bono, left, and Larry Mullen Jr. perform during an announcement of new products by Apple on Tuesday in Cupertino, California. Songs of Innocence is currently free on iTunes.

Apple users are no longer stuck with a free U2 album they don't want.

'Moment' to test tech to limit

What else does the Internet Party founder have up his sleeve?

NZ's broadband network and the Internet Party's know-how could be put to the test by people watching big reveal live.

Get a grip, avoid buyer's remorse

Cats like tinsel as much as people like new gadgets.

OPINION: Buying a new piece of technology is fun, from doing the research to the unboxing of the device when you get home.

Heads in the cloud

Open up to cloud computing.

Hayden Walles explains the way we think about computing and its relevance to the cloud.

Oh no, not U2

Irish band U2 at the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch launch event in California last week.

All your Apple devices could be full of the sounds from U2's new album.

Be careful where you store pics

Rebekah Thompson’s stolen phone had 3000 photos from the end of her gap year.

Taking photos and selfies has become oh, so easy - but so has losing them.