Information Technology

Information Technology

How to beat online scammers

Netsafe has created an AI programme that can scam the scammers.

Florence, Italy - May 2, 2011: Youporn.com, PornHub.com and Megaporn.com web site on lcd screen. The three site are the most famous porn streaming website on the web for erotic content.

PornHub users targeted by malicious malware

The virus was transmitted via fraudulent advertising material on the site.

Malcolm Turnbull.

Laws of Australia trump maths - Aussie PM

"The laws of mathematics are very commendable, but the only law that applies in Australia is the law of Australia."

Here are five high-paying jobs that don't need  qualification.

The highest and lowest-paying jobs in NZ

Many of the highest-paying jobs appear to be within the information technology sector, while the lowest include retail and hospitality.

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Troubled IT firm slashes half its staff

Administrators have cut 62 jobs in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch at software company Wynyard Group as the troubled IT firm continues to burn cash.

The deal is simple - a cash payment for a fake job (Getty)

Immigration fraudsters offer cash for fake jobs

Immigration NZ is investigating a cash for fake jobs scam, where business owners are offered bribes to help students acquire visas.

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce opens the conference in Wellington at 9:15am on Monday (Getty)

Wellington hosts ITx conference

New Zealand's digital technology sector is converging on Wellington for ITx.

Kiwi Connection opened in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

NZ tech hub Kiwi Connection opens in Vietnam

New Zealand technology hub Kiwi Connection has been opened in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Information Technology

'Sharks in the Park' app helps keep kids fit

One Kiwi company has come up with a way to get kids exercising while they play on their iPads. It involves a shark and a park.

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WINZ resolves IT issues

Work and Income has overcome its IT system problems, parliament has been told.

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US venture capital firm to buy Diligent

New York-based and NZX-listed Diligent Corp is being acquired by venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners in a deal that values the governance software developer at $941 million.

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Smartphone sales pick up globally

Global smartphone sales have gained in the third quarter after major vendors ramped up special deals and financing to attract buyers.

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Sensitive information leaked by police

Police have mistakenly released sensitive information about a criminal investigation to a lawyer.

Steven Joyce (Simon Wong / 3 News)

Govt to fund ICT schools

The Government will spend $28.6 million on three technology-focused graduate schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch over the next four years.