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Kiwis take up ultra-fast net in droves

Nearly 90 per cent of Kiwis are expected to have access to fibre at their premises in 2022.

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Drug Free Sport NZ is investigating around 100 low-level sportspeople suspected of using a banned anabolic steroid.

Up to 100 New Zealand athletes under the microscope in doping investigation

No All Blacks or Olympians are believed to be involved in the purchasing of banned substances from online.

Istanbul, Turkey - January 13, 2016: Person holding a brand new Apple iPhone 6s with Facebook profile on the screen. Facebook is a social media online service for microblogging and networking, founded in February 4, 2004.

One-in-four Kiwi girls asked to send nude images

The research is the first representative survey into teenage "sexting" behaviour in New Zealand.

Have you taken a photo in New Zealand's most Instagrammed location?

The social media app has announced the country's ten most popular locations.

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A Tauranga counsellor says parents need to wake up to the fact that devices have changed everything.

When should you have the 'birds and bees' talk to children in this digital age?

A Tauranga counsellor says the answer may be "horrifying" to some parents.

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The original tweets came from members of Britain First.

Ex-leader of the Ku Klux Klan welcomes Donald Trump sharing inflammatory anti-Muslim videos, as world condemns actions

Trump retweeted videos from Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right organisation Britain First.

Hacker using laptop. Lots of digits on the computer screen.

Parents in Germany urged to destroy children's smartwatches

The poor security could allow opportunities for privacy invasions.

'Sugar of social media'- Jamie Oliver bans daughter from posting selfies to Instagram

Oliver described teenage girls' use of Instagram as "frightening".

Generic man typing computer internet ominous

Apple customers warned of scam that's fleeced hundreds of dollars from users

MBEI says its highly likely to be a classic phishing scam.

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Aussie businesses are bracing themselves for the imminent arrival of Amazon, employing various new strategies.

Online shopping juggernaut Amazon set to arrive in Oz

Aussie businesses are bracing themselves for the imminent arrival of Amazon, employing various new strategies.

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According to the Commerce Commission, 42 per cent of complaints made under the Fair Trading Act related to online spending.

Viagogo, LuxStyle Aps, Trade Me and Deal Man top list of most complained about online retailers by Kiwi shoppers

In the 2016/2017 year, 42 per cent of complaints were about being misled were related to online shopping.

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The decision follows a string of issues with spam which delayed email delivery.

Vodafone set to axe email accounts at end of November

Paradise and Clearnet addresses are among those facing the chop.

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Carolyn Robinson went in search of the perfect shot.

The art of taking a plandid, the latest trend in photography for social media

There are six rules you need to know when taking the perfect plandid, Carolyn Robinson went in search of the perfect shot.

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Users receive a message through Facebook Messenger with a dodgy link.

Warning: NZ Facebook users cautioned as new malware attack targets passwords

The attack infects your computer through a message before stealing private information.

Watch: Kiwi family in hysterics as dressing gown wearing aunty gets into the wrong car

Punters in the online arena were also amused with the video going viral.

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Health and wellness advocate Makaia Carr says work/life balance is slowly slipping more towards work.

'A little bit scary' - Kiwis finding it hard to switch off devices while taking time off work

Health advocate Makaia Carr is alarmed New Zealanders find it hard to put work fully aside.

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It's illegal to supply sexual material to those under 18, but most websites have few ways to check this.

Should New Zealanders have to enter a credit card number to watch porn online?

Experts here say a plan in the UK to stop children viewing pornography won't work.

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Noah and Micah Thomas had a rough start to life, but are now famous the world over.

Watch: 'They've definitely got fight in them' - bubbly boys at centre of viral sensation weighed just 1kg at birth

Noah and Micah Thomas had a rough start to life, but are now famous the world over.

Portrayal of sexual violence in media is having a negative effect on Kiwi teenagers - Chief Censor's report

Most teens surveyed said their parents were unaware of what they were watching.

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Judge David Harvey says disseminating other people's statements could leave you liable to legal action.

Retired judge warns public after Paula Bennett threatens lawsuit over online post

A North Island man has been warned by the Deputy Prime Minister’s lawyers to stop making "highly defamatory" claims.

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Customers at some outlets can now pay just a fraction of a garment's price and pay later - but experts are warning them to be careful.

New layby pay system reaches NZ, concerned consumer watchdog calls on Commerce Commission to investigate

Buyers own the items after making the first weekly payment in the new model.

The Woolston Complex, part of TVNZ's New Blood Web Series Competition

Cast your vote for TVNZ's New Blood Web Series Competition

New Zealanders have the chance to watch and vote for their favourite web series pilot.

'Covfefe' - Donald Trump sends social media into meltdown with bizarre tweet

Trump sent the tweet shortly after midnight Washington time, instantly leading to confusion among his millions of followers.

Billionaire Facebook founder returns to Harvard 12 years after dropping out to receive honorary degree

Mark Zuckerberg started the social media juggernaut in his Harvard dorm room in 2004.

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