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Putting your selfies to good use

Signing up for a new account at BNZ is now easier and faster than ever. The bank announced today that by using a selfie video in the sign-up process, more new customers opening a personal account can join completely online, eliminating the need to visit a branch at all.

New Zealand tops list of most-scammed countries - Study

New Zealanders are the most likely people in the world to have experienced a tech support scam, according to a new study from Microsoft.

Adobe announces next generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2018

Today at Adobe MAX, the Creativity Conference, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) announced major updates to Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Premiere Pro CC and Adobe XD.

New attack group 'Gallmaker' targets governments and militaries

Symantec researchers have discovered a new cyber espionage group, dubbed Gallmaker, that has waged targeted attacks against government and military organizations since December 2017 with its most recent activity observed in June 2018.

When a cyber-intruder is in your home

Locks and traditional alarms can’t keep cyber criminals out, but a University of Waikato researcher has developed an app that can raise the alarm if your home network has been breached.

Winners of Blockworks Hackfest announced

Two winning teams have been announced after the Blockworks Hackfest sponsored by venture studio Centrality after a weekend of creativity and innovation made choosing a single winner impossible.

True cost of not replacing computers revealed in Microsoft study

Old computers are costing business owners more than NZD$4,000 each (US$2,736) according to a new study released by Microsoft.

Blockworks kicks off important blockchain debate

The Blockworks conference this week is set to boost the polarising debate about blockchain technology and its potential to transform the way we do business, govern and how we live.

NetHui arrives in the heart of the West Coast, Greymouth

New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering, NetHui, is winding its way down South on its Roadtrip this year, making Greymouth - the heart of the West Coast - its second destination on 11 October 2018.

NZ on cusp of world-first biotech production surge - BiotechNZ

New Zealand’s biotech industry is on the cusp of a massive surge, boosting the economy and exports through the growth of new world technologies, including the use of gene technology, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says.