Mon, 20 May 2013 21:17:36 GMT
New York Times
The good, the bad and the ugly of Tumblr under Yahoo
Yahoo has promised "not to screw up" Tumblr now that it has acquired the freewheeling blogging site. But there are still several ways Tumblr could get better, and worse, as a Yahoo-owned company. On the bad side, there's the threat of excessive advertising.
Advice for Tumblr From Madison Ave.
Yahoo to Consolidate New York Headquarters in Times Square
Yahoo's Tumblr purchase fraught with challenges - USA Today
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:00:32 GMT
Well worth waiting for
BLEAK: The Last of Us is a game that is much more gritty and dark than anything developer Naughty Dog has done before. Relevant offers. Deep down, I probably made a big mistake agreeing to spend time with the latest preview beta of Naughty Dog's ...
The Last Of Us: PS3 Beta Demo review
'The Last of Us' Death and Choices video
Preview: The Last of Us
Mon, 20 May 2013 20:40:27 GMT
Road repair bills hit drivers
The Bay of Plenty Times
Senior Sergeant Ian Campion said once the casualties of serious motor vehicle crashes were wheeled away, the damage left behind was often significant. John Borren. At fault drivers are being held to account by the New Zealand Transport Agency with ...
Police target truck drivers
Mon, 20 May 2013 19:45:51 GMT
Tim Peake's space station mission could put a rocket under Britain's economy
Link to video: Tim Peake to become first official British astronaut to visit International Space Station. There is the urge to explore the endless heavens, there are the mysteries of the starry cosmos to solve, but above all there is the faltering economy to revive.
1st British Space Station Astronaut Launching in 2015
We asked you if you would like to go into space?
Major Tim Peake's pride at becoming the UK's first true astronaut
Sun, 19 May 2013 23:26:12 GMT
Philips introduces its series of smart LED bulb in New Zealand - Geekzone
Philips introduces its series of smart LED bulb in New Zealand. Philips is introducing its LED-based home lighting system in New Zealand with the launch of Philips Hue, a smart web-enabled system that can be controlled from a smartphone or tablet.
Philips Urges US Businesses and Governments to Embrace Energy Efficiency
Commentary: High-end LED lighting in demand - DigiTimes
Philip's 'smart' lightbulbs hit Australia
Mon, 20 May 2013 20:49:37 GMT
New York Daily News
Sony vs. Microsoft game console wars reignite
Sony is trying to steal some of Microsoft's thunder by offering a few fleeting glimpses of the Playstation 4 hardware on the eve of a Microsoft Xbox event. A new teaser video on YouTube shows a fuzzy black box, gradually floating closer to the camera, while ...
Xbox 720 and PS4 go head to head: Speculation rife ahead of Microsoft launch ...
The next Xbox: What to expect from the '720'
Sony Unveils PS4 Teaser Video Ahead of Xbox Launch
Mon, 20 May 2013 16:21:05 GMT
Ex-Nokia team makes rival smartphone
A company made up of former Nokia employees has shown off Jolla, a new smartphone with a custom operating system known as Sailfish. The software has been built from the remnants of MeeGo, a project abandoned by Nokia in 2011 in favour of adopting ...
Ex-Nokia team creates two-part 'Jolla' mobile phone
Jolla unveils first Sailfish-based smartphone, takes orders
Rogue Nokia splinter cell drops its Jolla phone A-BOMB
Sun, 19 May 2013 22:25:57 GMT
Liz Dobson: Dangers of Indian takeout
New Zealand Herald
At car launches the driving instructions you're usually given before you head off in the vehicles are to stick to the correct speed, don't drive dangerously and be courteous. Except in India. Instead, the "safety" briefing we're given before we drive Ford's new ...
Ford Ecosport – Release date, features, specs, and price
All-new Ford EcoSport confirmed for NZ
Ford EcoSport Low Cost of Ownership with Child Parts Strategy
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:00:31 GMT
Metro change of mind
GOOD NEWS: It seems that an upcoming update from Microsoft may let Windows 8 users boot into either a traditional Windows desktop or the Metro interface. Relevant offers. Digital Living. WHS_80x30_TechSponsorship_130513 · Facebook Likes 'vital to ...
Why Enterprise Is Avoiding Windows 8
Biz bods: Tile-tastic Windows 8? NOOO. We lust after 'mature' Win 7
How to Prepare for Windows 8 Even Though It's Not Coming to Enterprises
Mon, 20 May 2013 19:47:39 GMT
New York Times
Hackers From China Resume Attacks on US Targets
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Three months after hackers working for a cyberunit of China's People's Liberation Army went silent amid evidence that they had stolen data from scores of American companies and government agencies, they appear to have resumed their ...
US relations with Chinese knocked in cyber-spying row
China's 'state-sponsored hackers renew attacks on US'
After Hiatus, Chinese Hackers Take Aim at US Targets