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  • Asus implements fix for malware attack

    Asus has released an update to fix an attack, which according to security researchers had targeted one million-plus Asus users last year by hijacking the computer maker's software update system.

    27 March 19 09:12 Written by Reuters
  • How to hack your own Wi-Fi network

    Attempting to "hack" into your own wireless network can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways to protect against them.

    26 March 19 16:05 Written by Eric Geier
  • Aged care facilities failing to meet residents' digital needs

    With people at every age likely to be plugged into the Internet and social media a study undertaken by Auckland University of Technology has revealed aged care facilities in New Zealand doing little to enable residents to get online.

    26 March 19 12:32 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Hackers attacked 1m+ Asus users through malicious update

    Hackers were able to deliver malware to the more one million-plus Asus computer owners last year by hijacking the company's software update system, security researchers said on Monday.

    26 March 19 09:31 Written by Reuters
  • Apple unveils streaming service, credit card

    Apple has attempted to reintroduce itself as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade.

    26 March 19 08:56 Written by Reuters
  • What we learned at Nvidia's GTC conference 2019

    As to be expected, Nvidia made a series product announcements at its annual GPU technology conference (GTC) in San Jose this week, with the focus continuing to be on giving customers and developers the hardware and services they need to leverage artificial intelligence.

    26 March 19 01:02 Written by Hannah Williams
  • Java and JVM to zero in on GPUs and containers

    Oracle says future Java developments will focus on improving language and runtime support for big data, machine learning, and cloud-native workloads

    25 March 19 21:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • IDC predicts decline in NZ PC market

    IDC says New Zealand's PC market experienced a 1.5 percent year-on-year growth in unit shipments in Q4 of 2018, the second quarter of growth after three consecutive quarters of decline, but it expects a decline in 2019.

    25 March 19 10:52 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Hutt Valle DHB streamlines referrals with robotic process automation

    Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) — which provides health services to 146,000 people across Hutt City and Upper Hutt City — has deployed robotic processing automation (RPA) technology from UK based Blue Prism, implemented by Quanton, to reduce the manual processing of electronic patient referrals and says it has identified possible savings of almost $1.6m and 9,800 hours a year from wider deployment of the technology.

    25 March 19 10:45 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Kiwis' distrust of social media a headache for business

    The New Zealand arm of global research firm Kantar TNS says its research shows New Zealanders are very sceptical about information they read online, and this could create a big headache for brands and business marketing through social media.

    25 March 19 10:39 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Autonomy founder set for $5B HP court showdown

    Mike Lynch faces HP in London's High Court on Monday in a multi-billion dollar showdown over the tech giant's purchase of the Autonomy software business he founded.

    25 March 19 05:10 Written by Reuters
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