The case for a paid version of Facebook
What if Facebook embraced a paid version of its product and did more than simply remove the ads? Richard MacManus considers the benefits.
The bigger brother watching you
Who do we get angry at when people use the data we freely release to the world to manipulate us?
What’s missing in the IRD’s crypto guidance
Richard MacManus looks behind the IRD’s guidance on crypto-currencies and finds trading profits can be taxed.
The gamble of #deleteFacebook
The costs of ditching your internet social circle are by no means trivial, but if enough people do it the social media monster will lose its relevance.
‘Be ready for a beating’
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg must front up to the US Congress. Here’s what he has to do.
Big data is revolutionising NZ
Big data is about to get Really Big as new technologies create a fierce deluge of information for us to store and analyse.
How satellites are boosting NZ
Space age technology is giving our farming, forests and mineral deposits industries a boost.
To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You’ll get a file with every photo and comment you’ve ever posted.