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  • Government wants more co-operation to improve cyber security

    The government has released its first annual report on the implementation of its Cyber Security Strategy and its plans to address cyber crime, calling for government and the private sector to work together to drive improved cyber security across the economy.

    24 March 17 16:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Vodafone to take 70 percent of TeamTalk’s Farmside for $10.0m

    Vodafone NZ has dashed Spark’s hopes of acquiring TeamTalk by agreeing to take a 70 percent stake in TeamTalk’s Farmside subsidiary for a price that puts its value above the upper limit of Grant Samuel’s independent valuation of the TeamTalk business.

    24 March 17 15:58 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Wikileaks documents show CIA's Mac and iPhone compromises

    The U.S. CIA has had tools to infect Apple Mac computers by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported to be from the agency and published by WikiLeaks.

    24 March 17 05:24 Written by Lucian Constantin
  • Senate votes to kill FCC's broadband privacy rules

    The U.S. Senate has voted to kill broadband provider privacy regulations prohibiting them from selling customers' web-browsing histories and other data without permission.

    24 March 17 04:13 Written by Grant Gross
  • Intel merges AI operations into a new unit

    Intel's artificial intelligence efforts have been scattered over many different units but are now being united into a single operating group.

    24 March 17 04:13 Written by Agam Shah
  • Snowden's ex-boss offers tips on stopping insider threats

    Steven Bay, a former defense contractor, knows a thing or two about insider threats. For a brief period, he was the boss of Edward Snowden, the famous leaker who stole sensitive files from the National Security Agency.

    24 March 17 04:10 Written by Michael Kan
  • Look before you leap: 4 hard truths about IoT

    The internet of things still looks promising, with forecasts for billions of devices to solve all sorts of problems. But as promising as the technology is, it has some shortcomings.

    23 March 17 23:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • The goal of a new machine

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise is exhibiting a key element of The Machine, its testbed for making computing memory-centric, at the Cebit trade show.

    23 March 17 21:39 Written by Peter Sayer
  • New Zealanders want faster home Internet

    InternetNZ has released the results of a survey undertaken byUMR Research saying it reveals that New Zealanders want faster home Internet, and are ready to move on from old-fashioned copper connections

    23 March 17 17:36 Written by Stuart Corner
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