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Aussie job ad asks for 'Anglo Saxon' candidates

The company has apologised for the "completely unacceptable" blunder.

Wien,Austria-February 25,2014: Closeup of female hand holding an iPhone 5s while launching WhatsApp,a popular messaging application .

Landline use plummets as mobile communication takes over

To nobody's surprise, the way we're communicating is changing.


Spark issues alert over major global Wi-Fi vulnerability

They're warning of the threat imposed by a security fault in Wi-Fi networks worldwide.

The iPhone X will have face ID and an edge-to-edge screen.

iPhone X with face ID, edge-to-edge screen unveiled

A radically redesigned iPhone rammed with new features celebrates 10 years of the device.

Four NZ telco companies have been served warnings.

Telcos warned over misleading offers

MyRepublic, Two Degrees New Zealand, Spark and Vodafone have been served warnings.


2018's new emoji candidates released

Happy poop could soon have a sad alter-ego.

Phone scammers frequently change their tactics and are difficult to crack down on.

Fresh warnings after phone scam targets Spark customers

Some have become abusive when the scam is unsuccessful.


Campaign launched to ban cigarette emoji

Emojis. Harmless little pictures, or a gateway to a life of smoking and ill-health?


Former All Black left hanging by Spark

Adam Thomson vents his frustration about being on the phone for hours.


SKY and Vodafone 'disappointed' merger is off

Shares in SKY have plummeted since Thursday's rejection of the deal.


SKY, Vodafone merger a no-go

SKY TV and Vodafone NZ have been refused permission to merge their New Zealand operations.

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D-day looms for Sky TV

Losing subscribers - and ravaged by Netflix - Sky desperately needs approval tomorrow to merge with Vodafone, writes Simon Shepherd.

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NZ customers unhappy with below-par telcos - Consumer NZ

Two-thirds of consumers complained of lengthy delays and poor service.


How Yahoo came up with new name Altaba

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Donald Trump's first 100 days as President: Sue his accusers, scupper media deals

In his first 100 days as President, Donald Trump says he will stop media companies merging and sue the women who've accused him of sexual assault.

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AT&T to buy Time Warner - report

AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner in a deal valued at more than NZ$111 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.


TeamTalk tables new strategy after review

The board and management of TeamTalk says it's undervalued and a new strategy will unlock "significant value for shareholders", following a review in August.

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Cook Strait cable celebrates 150th anniversary

The Cook Strait cable is celebrating its 150th anniversary, following the "near disaster" of its laying attempts.


NZ's telecommunications sector 'performing well' within OECD

New Zealand is "performing well above its international competitors" within the OECD, the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) has boasted in a report released today.


Poor communication not hurting Spark, Vodafone

Vodafone and Spark are rubbing their internet customers up the wrong way by being difficult to contact, but people stick with them all the same as it's too hard to compare services, according to a survey by Consumer NZ.