$500k for CloudCannon

cloudcannon

Dunedin web software company gets backing from big name investors and a major US partner.

Free social media data

Spark customers can now receive a gigabyte of free data to access social media accounts.

Spark customers can now receive a gigabyte of free data a month to access Facebook and Twitter.

iCloud logins stolen in China

Connections to iCloud.com are being hijacked and stripped of their encryption.

Attacks perpetrated by China in what appears to be a surveillance push, censorship monitoring group says.

Bankruptcy may expose Apple

Gorilla tactics: Many expected GT Advanced's sapphire glass to feature in the iPhone 6, but Apple went with Corning's Gorilla Glass instead.

Supplier believes public should be made aware of the details of 'oppressive and burdensome' deal.

Raymond leaves Ubisoft

Canadian video game executive Jade Raymond has resigned from the Toronto studio she founded.

Founder and managing director of Ubisoft Toronto is leaving the studio.

Microsoft cloud to fight Ebola

Microsoft has unveiled a new Azure-powered research initiative aimed at furthering Ebola research.

Free cloud-computing and research applications supplied to medical researchers working on the Ebola virus.

Real world playtime

Sick of your kid staring at a screen all day?

Parents eager to get their children away from screens can turn to new apps.

Nadella caught out again

CEO Satya Nadella gestures while speaking during a Microsoft cloud briefing event in San Francisco.

Claims by CEO that men and women are paid equally at Microsoft are unverifiable.

iOS 8.1 offers tiny tweaks

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

Apple operating system changes including bringing back the beloved camera roll.

Master Chief has mythic value video

Halo: The Master Chief Collection's day-one patch an estimated 20GB.

PREVIEW: Fans of Halo's epic campaigns and addictive multiplayer all have something to look forward to this November.

Facebook sues lawyers

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg sues lawyers who represented man who tried to extort the social network.

Mark Zuckerberg sues lawyers who represented man that tried to extort a 50 per cent stake in social network.

'iPod for Dogs' soothes anxiety

iCalmDog device uses calming music specifically designed to soothe pups with anxiety issues.

iCalmDog device uses calming music specifically designed to soothe pups with anxiety issues.

Armageddon games list

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Unity will be on show this week at Auckland's Armageddon Expo.

New Zealand's first playable build amongst Armageddon pop culture expo's showcase.

Facing facts

What's really the difference between Facebook pages, groups and profiles?

What's really the difference between Facebook pages, groups and profiles?

Countdown to Microsoft watch

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch unveiled over a year ago.

Microsoft is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks, Forbes reports.

'Skynet has already won'

James Cameron attends a 30th Anniversary Screening Of The Terminator in Hollywood.

Terminator director James Cameron on why he won't use an iPhone.

Dotcom loses appeal

Kim Dotcom has lost a fight over having to list his assets as part of the breach of copyright civil case American movie studios have begun against him.

Kim Dotcom has revealed the extent of his fortune to a group of Hollywood music and movie studios.

Trailer's futuristic mayhem

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare may be weeks away, but Activision is giving fans the high-octane launch trailer now.

The $700 Brick

After all the hype dies down, what becomes of next generation consoles?

OPINION: This time last year we were counting down the days to the arrival of the eighth generation of gaming consoles.

Noriega's Activision lawsuit

Manuel Noriega as he appears in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Ex-New York City Mayor cites own experience in lawsuit by Panamanian dictator.

20GBs of Master Chief

Halo: The Master Chief Collection's day-one patch an estimated 20GB.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection will have a day-one patch that's estimated to be around 20 GB.

Nadella diversity effort

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says he's determined to increase the number of women and minorities at the tech giant.

Microsoft CEO seeks to defuse furore over comments women should not ask for a raise but trust in "karma".

Snapchat starts ads

Message service begins weaving ads into users' Snapchats but promises it won't be 'rude'.

Message service begins weaving ads into users' Snapchats but promises it won't be 'rude'.

Game lets you become bread video

I Am Bread

There's a new simulator game that's the best thing since sliced... well, you know.

Getty fails to injunct Microsoft

OVERRIDE: Screenshot of Microsoft's new Bing Image Widget.

Even though Microsoft removed the widget the day after the lawsuit was filed, Getty pressed forward with its case.

Twitter lets users stream music

Twitter soundcloud

New feature designed in partnership with Berlin-based audio-streaming service SoundCloud.

3D-printed hero prosthetic

A 3D-printed prosthetic built to mimic the look of Tony Stark's Iron Man armour.

A designer is using 3D-printed technology to build prosthetic hands that make kids look and feel like Avengers.

Many dream of being forgotten

Columnist Mike O'Donnell

OPINION: You'd be a mug to think that anything you put on the web won't be around forever.

Top 5 features of OS X Yosemite

Major advance: OS X Yosemite.

Apple's latest operating system is the most comprehensive update in the software since in 2001.

Are you ok? Facebook wants to know

Facebook has not announced a release date for its Safety Check feature.

Worried about not being able to contact friends and family on Facebook when a natural disaster strikes?