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Employees worry about security but don't do anything about it, survey finds
“This year’s survey shines a light on the significant disconnect between how employees view their personal information and that of their employer."
New iPad app for 'struggling readers' launched
The app has been designed to deliver an individualised reading coaching to beginning readers, struggling readers, and English language learners.
Consumer-grade enterprise applications in hot demand
"The new generation of powerful B2B apps that are being brought online has the potential to make a real difference to the way organisations run."
The latest in Kiwi innovation: An interactive language learning app
Lingogo, the brainchild of three Kiwi women, is a new digital bookshop app filled with interactive, dual-language stories.
New language education app helps kids with learning disabilities
A new app for language disorders is the first special education tool to be featured by Apple in the best new apps section of the App Store.
Kiwi company launches safety app for businesses
"Health and safety is that it’s everyone’s responsibility, from staff to management and owners, and this has been reflected in the new product."
PlayKids educational app named Best Streaming Video Platform
“As we grow our portfolio of apps for both kids and parents, this award highlights a standard to which we hold the quality of all our work."
New app lets Kiwis check their carbon footprint
We think this is really disruptive for the conscious consumption movement; to be able to say you can do well financially by doing good for the planet.
Kiwi ingenuity strikes again with world's first smart car mount
“People spend a lot of time behind the wheel, but we are still connected, so we wanted to make this as easy and safe as possible."
Need speed? Now you can request an Uber motorcycle
Uber passengers on Thailand have a new way to get around: as of Wednesday, the ride service has added motorcycles to its offerings in Bangkok.
Mobile malware at an all-time high
“As mobile devices become more and more functional, cybercriminals have become more and more sophisticated at attacks that attempt to steal money."
Technology's latest victim: car keys
Car manufacturer Volvo is implementing digital keys in place of physical ones via a smartphone.
Ministry of Education and Hika bring te reo Maori to early education
New Zealand early education services (ECE) are eligible to receive free access to the Hika Lite Maori Language Application.
When to expect devices and connected "things" to start talking to one another
After eight years of searching for, downloading and using smartphone apps, users are maturing in their usage behaviours.
5 apps to help you win Valentine's day
Single or taken, we’ve put together some handy apps you should download to help you get through Valentine's Day relatively unscathed.
Apple wants to help you with your budding music career
Want to tap into your musical potential? Apple is on your side, bringing new and refreshed music apps to the App Store.
Oxford Learner's Thesaurus app offers free downloads
The Oxford Learner’s Thesaurus is celebrating World Thesaurus Day today with a promotion on its app for iOS and Android.
Screen sharing Android app enables greater collaboration
“How we meet today - the way we share ideas and get stuff done - is increasingly a series of quick, iterations and interactions."
Trust in mobile apps and services at an all time low
“People should not have to trade privacy and security to benefit from the wealth of data-enabled services that are available now and on the horizon."
App Store rakes in more than a billion over holiday season
Gaming, Social Networking and Entertainment were among the year's most popular App Store categories.
Social learning app takes the world by storm
Declara has been recognised at the 2015 World Technology Summit with the prestigious Education Category Award.
New travel app to enable direct marketing to tourists
Businesses will now be able to market directly to tourists in real time, thanks to a new app launching in New Zealand this week.
Social media app for gamers, Leaping Tiger, launches on Android
If you are wanting to find new gamers to play with, Leaping Tiger is the app you should use. It connects you to other gamers.
New security app from ESET to protect children online
“The problem is [kids are] unaware of the possible risks online and may put themselves in danger of lurking predators and inappropriate web content."