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InternetNZ CEO Jordan Carter

Oculus Rift, Rex Bionics on show in Auckland

Rex Bionics robotic exo-skeleton

UPDATE: VIDEO — feet on with Rex.

The agony and the agony: press pack goes mental during Labour's 7.5-hour caucus meeting

Labour wins: at least in terms of the longest caucus meeting in living memory

UPDATE: Marathon meeting wraps up, Cunliffe promises independent review.

Election 2014: The top five blunders


Plus a couple of the choicer tweets.

One third vote before Election Day

Image: Electoral Commission

Electoral Commission's staggering stats show our Election Day news and advertising rules are out of date.

Arianna Huffington delivers digital detox tips for A-type Auckland crowd

L-to-R: AUT University vice-chancellor Derek McCormack, Arianna Huffington, Maori TV presenter Mihi Forbes, AUT University senior communications manager Andrea Malcolm

Huffington Post founder offers deadpan humour — and some practical advice for getting more from yourself, and your staff.

Dirty Politics publisher makes two chapters free online

Nicky Hager (Rob Hosking)

PLUS new sales total — and physical vs ebook sales.

Internet Party brand manager dampens expectations for 'Moment of Truth'

The Internet Party founder drops a few more hints about his September 15 rally at Auckland Town Hall, during which he says he will drop a "bombshell" on the Prime Minister.

One million reasons to love a paywall

APN says it will introduce a paywall in the first quarter of 2015

Okay well 10, plus a new NBR ONLINE subscription revenue total to help justify that headline. 

Twitter suspends Whaledump — but hacker returns just hours later with new account

Slater over the weekend

Hacker is straight back on the horse — or at least the whale — with dumping new emails that suggest cash-for-editorial on Cameron Slater's site, and discuss Mark Hotchin as a potential client.

Key wins second debate as Cunliffe freezes

Prime Minister John Key standup after the debate in Christchurch last night, hosted by The Press

Greens barking up the wrong tree — Privacy Commissioner

Edwards: "What we won’t do is howl at the moon"

Our new watchdog likes to share.

How to jazz up an accounting ad? Paid sex

Dotcom claims credit for Xero shares dropping 20%

The stock picker: cock-a-hoop over NZ's leading tech company losing value

Get off the grass, Kim. Here's the real reason behind this week's pull-back:

Labour hits new low as foreign land sales controversy fails to touch the sides

Source: Fairfax

A Fairfax-Ipsos poll shows National with a huge lead – but the final Fairfax poll of the 2011 election was off beam.

Hager book: Can a DoS attack give you access to someone's email?

Computer forensic scientist, fraud investigator and IT security consultant Daniel Ayers

A glimpse behind the scenes at Spark's Lightbox

Spark Venures digital media head Simon Hoegsbro with Lightbox CTO Mike McMahon

The company formerly known as Telecom will launch its Netflix-style service before the end of this month. NBR lifts the lid.

Telecom: Superfast UFB plans on g-g-g-g-g-g-g-gigahold

Departing Ultrafast Fibre CEO Maxine Elliott

Telecom sees new 1Gbit/s top-speed plan UFB services as a natural complement to the unlimited data plan recently introduced under its "Giganaire" promotion. But the four wholesale UFB companies are not taking the same approach to inputs, it says, causing technical headaches.

Nigel Latta vs the Rich List

Not a whole Latta love

Man behind rogue Colin Craig website reveals himself

Max Coyle (LinkedIn)

One-time Green Party candidate behind parody site. UPDATED with comment from perpetrator Max Coyle | Colin Craig sees possible Electoral Act breach.

New all-of-govt website launches

Simple is good gives you a single view of everything — and is the first fruit of a Common Web Platform initiative involving Wellington's Silverstripe and Telecom's Revera unit.

Kiwi rocket man has 30 launches lined up for $US5m 'Electron'

Rocket Labs founder Peter Beck with the 18m Electron, scheduled for its first launch in 2015

Labour fires a broadband blank

Drury: Parties proposing Labour, National proposing "boring", incremental ICT policies, Dotcom should go away

US sales in focus as Xero gears up for AGM; Drury says journalist 'tricked'

Xero CEO Rod Drury

Dotcom residency revelations put Harre in a tricky spot

A mis-spent youth is discussed in an SIS-Immigration NZ email thread released under the OIA

Laila Harre says she would not have been comfortable granting her party's founder residency | RAW DATA: Read the documents and email released under OIA | UPDATE: Coleman denies political pressure.

NBR Rich Lister Neil Graham takes $10 million bath as Wheedle closes

Neil Graham receiving the Insignia of an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and philanthropy from Govenor General Sir Jerry Mateparae in Sept 2013

What went wrong? Even more than you're aware.

Telecom warns about bogus LinkedIn account

By George

UPDATE: Telecom warns about fake director account on LinkedIn.

Samsung takes aim at iPad Air, iPad Mini with new Tab S series

The Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Sceen viewable in direct sunllight | Some of the goodies not available for NZers | Updated with local pricing

Chorus responds to Curran jibe that Gigatown is cynical PR ploy, says gigabit fibre coming to every town soon

Clare Curran

Epsom: the fix is in

National removes any doubt it will gift the seat to ACT.

Incurious Laila

Laila Harre

"Spark starts here" — new Telecom branding goes up

Via @freitasm

Telco in Courtenay Place bus stop action.

Apple previews upgrade that gives Mac software an iPhone look

OS X Yosemite: Gives Apple's Mac software more of an iPhone, iPad look

At its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, Apple previews OS X 10.10 Yosemite, and iOS 8. The key themes are sharing a common software look between Mac, iPhone and iPad, and adding more crossover features and services. Cloud storage also gets a huge boost.