Technology News - 澳纽网Ausnz.net聚合新闻





Facebook Q4 results soar; Mark Zuckerberg hits Apple over privacy

Facebook capped a tumultuous 2020 with soaring earnings in the final quarter, but the company forecast challenges in 2021 that include a coming privacy update by Apple that could limit the social network's ad targeting capabilities.The...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 7:00 pm

Cert NZ issues iPhone, iPad security warning - vulnerability being actively exploited by hackers

Crown agency CERT NZ (the Computer Emergency Response Team) has issued an advisory about a security vulnerability with iOS that Apple says is being actively exploited by hackers.The issue relates to iOS (the software that runs iPhones),...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 5:48 pm

Pricey broadband 'locks poorest out' of key services

One in six UK households struggles to afford broadband, a poll by Citizens Advice suggests.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 2:47 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: QR scans double amid latest scare - but numbers still too low

QR code scan rates have doubled with New Zealand's latest Covid-19 scare - and an expert says the onus is now on the Government to keep that momentum rolling.The latest available Ministry of Health data shows daily scans using the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 2:14 pm

What tech can the US president use?

From the ObamaPad to Joe Biden's Apple Watch and Peloton, being president can be a tech challenge.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 1:18 pm

Apple Christmas sales surge to $111bn amid pandemic

Families loaded up on the latest technology and sales increased in China.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 12:29 pm

Apple surges to $100 billion-plus quarterly revenue

Apple's delayed launch of its latest iPhones unleashed a holiday buying frenzy that propelled sales of the trendsetting company's most popular product to its fastest start in years.The apparently pent-up demand for four different...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 10:00 am

Market watchdog FMA slams NZX over cybersecurity breaches, says critical gaps remain

A market watchdog has released a damning report on cyberattacks that hit the NZX over August and September last year, forcing it offline for several trading days, plus an earlier, volume-related glitch that forced it offline during...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 9:16 am

Gamestop: 'Failing' firm soars in value as amateurs buy stock

Shares in a games company have soared more than 300% - the result of a fight between private and professional investors.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 8:20 am

Emotet botnet taken down by international police swoop

Police from the UK, EU, and North America take down a notorious cyber-crime web.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 6:57 am

Facebook apologises for Plymouth Hoe 'error'

The social media platform removed posts after wrongly identifying the place name as offensive.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 3:47 am

Google's Tilt Brush VR painting app goes open source

Tilt Brush is being abandoned by the tech giant - but it is making the code open source for others.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 1:40 am

Social media damages teenagers' mental health, report says

Heavy social media use had a negative impact on wellbeing, the study found.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 1:30 am

Apple watch call saves cyclist swept into River Wye

The man clung on to a tree on the banks of the fast-flowing River Wye as he alerted fire crews.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 28 Jan 2021 | 12:13 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: NZ-made immunity test could screen future travellers

Kiwi innovators have joined forces with the global company behind airport "eGates" on technology designed to quickly screen future travellers for immunity against the coronavirus.Dubbed a "lab on a disk", Orbis Diagnostics' tech...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 27 Jan 2021 | 7:00 pm

YouTube stalker and text pest left woman unable to sleep

A stalker who harassed a recruitment agent using YouTube, voicemails and text messages has been ordered to get help.Manukau District Court today heard the middle-aged man was seeking work when he met the agent and became obsessed...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 27 Jan 2021 | 6:31 pm

Opinion: 'Saint' Prince Harry can't blow this chance to show his worth

I've developed a fixation with Prince Harry's brow. Over the past five years, it has gone from boyish and unfurrowed to Yoda-like: scored with the wisdom lines of someone thrice his age and weighed down by an almost unbearable number...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 27 Jan 2021 | 3:13 pm

Insurers defend covering ransomware payments

Insurers reject claims that by covering ransomware bills they are funding organised crime.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 27 Jan 2021 | 1:38 pm

Cullen Tran given an AUT Roy Geddes Science Education Award

Waikanae Beach youth Cullen Tran has been selected to represent New Zealand at the London International Youth Science Forum.Cullen, 17, who is starting Year 13 at Scots College this year, gained selection after attending a Rotary...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 27 Jan 2021 | 12:43 pm

Dog detective unleashed in Wairarapa wetland to sniff out pest plants

New Zealand's leading dog detective was unleashed in Wairarapa's wetlands on Tuesday as part of the fight against invasive toxic weeds.Bailey is part of the Department of Conservation's (DoC) conservation dogs programme.The 7-year-old...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 27 Jan 2021 | 11:44 am

Amazon, Valentino file joint lawsuit over shoes counterfeiting

Italian luxury brand Valentino and Internet giant Amazon have filed a joint lawsuit against New York-based Kaitlyn Pan Group for allegedly counterfeiting Valentino's shoes and offering them for sale online.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 2:48 am

DC superheroes coming to your headphones as Spotify signs podcast deal

Podcasts featuring Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman will soon stream on Spotify as the Swedish music streaming company has signed a deal with AT&T Inc's Warner Bros and DC Entertainment.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 2:44 am

UK ditches COVID-19 app model to use Google-Apple system

Britain on Thursday said it would switch to Apple and Google technology for its test-and-trace app, ditching its current system in a U-turn for the troubled programme.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 2:42 am

Russia lifts ban on Telegram messaging app after failing to block it

Russia on Thursday lifted a ban on the Telegram messaging app that had failed to stop the widely-used programme operating despite being in force for more than two years.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 1:54 am

Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal, after U.S. quits talks

The European Union said on Thursday it could impose taxes on digital giants such as Google , Amazon and Facebook even without a global agreement by the year-end, after Washington quit talks and stoked fears of a new trade war.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 1:37 am

Germany wants to rescue talks with U.S. on digital services tax

Germany wants to rescue talks with the United States on how to tax big digital firms such as Google , Amazon and Facebook , the finance ministry said on Thursday after Washington pulled out of the negotiations.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 1:35 am

Shunning international tax talks could trigger trade war: OECD

Failure to work towards an international deal on taxing big digital companies could trigger a dangerous trade war, the OECD said on Thursday, urging countries to remain engaged in talks after Washington announced it was pulling out of them for now.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 1:30 am

Reliance says Saudi's PIF to invest $1.49 billion in Jio

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) will buy a 2.32% stake in Reliance Industries' digital unit Jio Platforms for 113.67 billion rupees ($1.49 billion), the Indian conglomerate said on Thursday.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 12:58 am

Kenya video-conference platform elbows its way into crowded field

Tiny Kenyan start-up Gumzo is a minnow on the booming teleconferencing scene but its creators hope the platform will help companies spend more of their cash in Africa rather than on foreign technology companies.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 19 Jun 2020 | 12:12 am

Thai central bank to develop payment system prototype for business using digital currency

Thailand's central bank unveiled on Thursday plans to build a prototype of a payment system for businesses using central bank digital currency (CBDC), or traditional money but in digital form being developed by monetary authorities around the world.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 18 Jun 2020 | 11:46 pm















© 澳纽网 Ausnz.net