Forty-thousand Kiwis have a signed a petition on online activism site Care2, asking New Zealand police to apprehend and charge several teen boys who allegedly date- and gang-raped underage girls and then posted details — including their victims’ names — on Facebook.
“A computer program is not a patentable invention.” Time to bust out the champagne, neckbeards! Wait, you guys have champagne, right?
Social networks are all about people, right? Perhaps, but they’re the worst industry at one of the most important things a brand can do: customer service.
And not just by a little.
A New Zealand court granted Dotcom’s legal team access to all the evidence seized by police in that illegal raid way back in early 2012 that followed an also-illegal government surveillance campaign.
Last week, we brought you a story about a New Zealand animal charity that is teaching dogs to drive cars. Well, that program was a success and one of the dogs drove pretty well considering he’s a dog.
You know how that lamp in Pixar that makes you believe cold metal could actually be a great cuddle buddy? That’s what a team from New Zealand has created: a little loveable lamp that can both see and hear you.
Online accounting software company Xero raises $67 million from venture capitalists, shareholders to take on QuickBooks’ US dominance.
Fresh off rebranding his defunct MegaUpload service as a sparkling new file-sharing service called Me.ga — yes that’s Mega, but it’s also ME dot GA — Dotcom now wants to help build a new fat pipe to online content in the U.S.
Who knew file-sharing badboy Kim Dotcom had a future in pop music? The iconic Kiwi transplant released a music video this past week, and with his German accent it’s totally Arnold Schwarzenegger doing little-kids rap.
The wheels of justice may grind slowly, but they do grind. Who they grind, of course, is another matter.
A teenage prank on Twitter turned into the hack heard round the world Tuesday — and VentureBeat now has the story behind it. Through an exclusive interview with the two New Zealand kids whose code spread around the world in minutes, we learned exactly how idle mischief from down under turned the fast-growing microblogging site upside-down.