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Important security info for Xtra e-mail customers

Yahoo announced late last week that a copy of some of its user account information was stolen from the company’s global network back in November 2014. Yahoo has since confirmed that information from some of Spark’s Xtra customers is included in the stolen data.

Privacy Commissioner monitoring Yahoo hack

The Privacy Commissioner is monitoring the Yahoo hack that compromised up to 500 million users’ accounts.

The hack affects a small portion of the 825,000 email accounts that Spark provides to users through its partnership with Yahoo.

Important security information for Xtra e-mail customers

Yahoo announced earlier today that a copy of some of its user account information was stolen from the company’s global network back in November 2014. They have confirmed that the information from some of Spark’s Xtra customers is included in the stolen data.

Cyber Safety Month deals with the dangers of digital

Hutt City Libraries annual Tech Series returns in October with talks and workshops all about internet safety and security.

NZ tech scene ‘buzzing’ after Canterbury summit

Prime Minister John Key welcomed hundreds of Christchurch’s tech savvy businesses to the Canterbury Tech Summit 2016 last week.

Vodafone makes world's first iPhone 7 drone delivery

This morning Vodafone made one of its first iPhone 7 customer deliveries by drone - the first iPhone delivery of its kind anywhere in the world.

A customised drone took off from Vodafone’s Viaduct Harbour headquarters in Auckland with a Rose Gold iPhone 7 Plus fastened to its base.

Auckland teens compete to design and build computer games

160 Auckland teens are in fierce competition to design and build their own computer game, as part of a junior hackathon organised by Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) and Microsoft New Zealand on 24 September 2016.

UC test range enabling new drone technology

In 2015, the Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) was awarded nearly 100 square kilometres of airspace, located on the south-west side of Banks Peninsula, by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to be used as a segregated airspace UAV test range.

Dunedin librarian awarded digital fact-finding scholarship

A Dunedin librarian is heading overseas to see how digital technology can shape the future of libraries.

Tech based activity for people living with dementia and their caregivers

A software tester, a dementia nurse and a developer get together at Christmas... I know what you’re thinking... this sounds like the beginning of a joke. This story isn’t a joke, but it is about amusement - literally.

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