ELIZABETH WEISEThe financial industry - indeed, most of the business world - works within a state of almost perpetual cybersiege at a level few consumers grasp.
LIAM MARTIN - StuffSitting at your desk and dreaming of the weekend? Here's 10 weird and addictive picks to keep you going.
CAMERON ATFIELDA farm is the unlikely testing ground of one Google's most technologically advanced projects.
ANICK JESDANUNSamsung's new Gear S will have a curved screen and 3G cellular connectivity built in.
CHELSEA STARK - Mashable.comVideo shows SWAT team bursting through doors of a Colorado office after a malicious hoaxer called police.
MICHAEL LIEDTKEApple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signalling how big this event is for the company.
ANNE FLAHERTYA surprising study finds that people who use social media are less likely than others to share their views on controversial issues, even while offline.
BLAYNE SLABBERT - StuffIPhone app by Wellington company lets fans keep up to date with the season.
CHRIS STROHM AND JORDAN ROBERTSONMore than half of the world's 2000 most profitable companies still aren't fully protected from the Heartbleed security flaw, experts say.
A post-PC era? Apparently people didn't get the memo. Sales in developed markets are up 5.6 per cent this year.
If you like quality television, then it might be time to cut the cable and get onboard the internet TV train with Lightbox.
An eBay listing for a taxidermy dog was initially banned for breaching the online auction site's animal and wildlife guidelines - because it had fur.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER - Fairfax MediaSpark hopes pirates will boost the popularity of its Lightbox internet television service, which was launched at midnight.
CallPlus' decision to help another 60,000 customers access overseas internet TV services such as Netflix gets prickly reaction.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER - Fairfax MediaRural communities not able to use $150 million top-up of Rural Broadband Initiative to upgrade to ultrafast broadband, Communications Minister says.
A new leak appears to confirm the launch date of September 9 for the long-awaited iPhone 6.
BLAYNE SLABBERT - Fairfax MediaUsing your phone overseas can be expensive. Blayne Slabbert looks at how to how to bring those costs down.
Apple's suppliers are reportedly preparing to manufacture the company's largest-ever iPad.
Instagram launches new app that mimics the complex technique of timelapse photography to create smooth-looking videos.
Tangled websites have left dozens of businesses fuming that they can't catch customers online.
Researchers at MIT discovered that humans prefer increased autonomy for robots.
LISA VISENTINFacebook has identitifed click-baiting as a problem, and you'll never guess what happened next.
The Southland TimesSome teenagers dream of being All Blacks, others of recording a hit album. Benjamin McIntyre wants to run Apple.
Police have frozen an 18.8 per cent shareholding in Kim Dotcom's Mega, according to Mega chief executive Graham Gaylard.
Sony's PlayStation Network brought down by hackers as a flight carrying a top Sony executive was diverted after a bomb threat.
KATIE CINCOTTA - The AgeAs Dr Who fans await the debut of the 13th doctor, a young fan is regenerating an old character.
StuffTechnology companies are thinking outside the square when it comes to smart watches.
ADAM SATARIANOTo fight rising medical costs, offered Cory Slagle an unusual way to trim his annual insurance bill.
ReutersChina could have a new homegrown operating system soon to take on imported rivals such as Microsoft, Google and Apple.
LIAM MARTIN - StuffDistracted by the internet on a Friday afternoon? Here are 10 top ways to round off the week.
BRETT MOLINANow you can destroy the Empire - or crush the Rebel Alliance - on your mobile in a new Star Wars game.
Young train enthusiasts are reinventing the hobby of rail watching - and making some decent pocket money - online.
PETE PACHAL - Mashable.comA new version of Parallels is almost here, too, and this time there's a big emphasis on speed.
Beer and programming are seen as male-dominated industries, but two women are breaking the stereotype.
PATRICK BEGLEY - Sydney Morning HeraldHow a quirky little app that lets users share six-second videos found fans, fame and (possibly) a fortune.
LAURA WALTERS - StuffCrown succeeds in keeping Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom from his millions of dollars, cars, artwork and property.
SCOTT KLEINBERGOPINION: If you want to keep up with the news on social media, every platform offers something different.
PARESH DAVEOne company reckons it's time for tablets to bring families together rather than isolate them. So they've gone big.
PETE PACHAL - Mashable.comWhen Microsoft approached HTC about making a new Windows Phone, it requested the M8 specifically.
ADAM TURNEROPINION: Microsoft's latest hybrid is part tablet, part notebook and all class.
Twitter has altered its "timeline" to allow "interesting" tweets from accounts users don't follow.
PARESH DAVEPlayers climb the Hollywood food chain from starving no-name to A-lister.
Wellington is the latest city to be added to Apple's three-dimensional flyover maps.
LAURA WALTERS - StuffInternet mogul appeals a judgment ordering him to reveal his wealth to a group of Hollywood music and movie studios.
From this week, every photo of you online could be scanned for commercial clues about what you like.
Behold the cascade of baby photos on Facebook. It's making more than a few parents uncomfortable.
ADARIO STRANGEGoogle is reportedly making some of its services child-friendly, giving kids access to their own accounts for the first time.
JIM FINKLE AND CAROLINE HUMER - ReutersBig US hospital firm says information belonging to 4.5 million patients was taken by hacking group.
JEREMY LOADMANWould you do a full-body scan if it was the key to confident online clothes shopping?
YOLANDA REDRUP - The AgeWave goodbye to boring old treadmills and say hello to gamified exercise.
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