Larry Ellison steps aside at Oracle

His 37 years at the helm of the business software maker were a colourful reign marked by flamboyant behaviour and outlandish wealth.

iPhone 6 passes 'drop' test

He was the first owner of a new iPhone 6 in Perth. And the first to drop it - right outside the store.

GCSB clarifies 'Project Speargun'

OPINION: Government Communications Security Bureau tightens its defence over claims of mass surveillance.

Shuttlerock opens US office

The Rangiora software firm with a Lady Gaga link, raises $2.35 million from big-name backers and opens up in Los Angeles.

Microsoft lays off 2100 staff

BILL RIGBY - Reuters

The moves are part of CEO Satya Nadella's goal of cutting 18,000 staff, or about 14 per cent of its workforce.

Capital raising now 'open-ended'

Online music venture founded by Kim Dotcom, has scrapped the deadline for its A$4.5 million (NZ$4.97m) capital raising.

Google Maps goes 3D

If you cannot afford a house in Auckland, you can now at least ogle them on your computer in 3-D.

Plaza cast as Grumpy Cat

EU 'right to be forgotten' guide

Robot acts like English butler

To make a robot that does domestic chores, Siddhartha Srinivasa imagined a British butler.

Two new iPads coming

Report Apple is set to launch two new tablets at its next event in October.

Startup takes on VR big guns

Exceptional Samsung tablet

Robot cheetah's quantum leap

MIT's four-legged robot runs like the super-fast spotted feline and even on its own power, off a treadmill.

Minecraft creator moves on

Markus Persson says he never meant for his product to become such a big hit and change the gaming industry.

Tampon game destigmatises

Two New York school girls have created a video game that features tampons instead of weapons.

Minecrafters shake axes at Microsoft

Minecraft joins Microsoft

Bomb threats over game award

Game Developers Conference 2014 received bomb threats over Ambassador Award for Anita Sarkeesian.

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