On the wire – politics, banking, digital citizenship, wikipedia and more

Turkey vs Twitter – Draconian measure to silence the scandal

Keywords; Politics, Government, social media, security, twitter, democracy, freedom of speech

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11228106

The future on NZ banking + Video

Keywords: Business, employment, commerce, ATM, Bitcoins, banking

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11227640

Who determines the value of a sources?

Keywords: Education, digital citizenship, validity, wikipedia, opinion piece, literacy

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=11227820

IT goes DIY – the sidelining of the IT department

Keywords: Business, employment, BYOD, tablet, Cloud computing, teleworking

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11227722

Ray ban and oakley frames for google glass

Keywords – home leisure, wearable, convergence, smart technologies

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11226130

Anonymity apps on the rise

Keywords: privacy, anonymity, business, security, digital citizenship

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11225875

NZ Cyber law change articles

Keywords: Digital Citizenship, safety, cybersafety, politics, government, legal

1. Judges warn cyber-bully law may flood the courts

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11228413

2. Microsoft opposes cyber law channge

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11227098

Smartphone overuse may ‘damage’ eyes

Keywords: Smartphone, health, safety, damage, over-use, digital citizenship
Opticians say people are so addicted to things like smart phones there’s increasing risk of damaging their eyes.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/26780069

Preschoolers health put at risk

keywords: preschool, education, digital citizenship, technology, health

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/30025725/preschooler-health-put-at-risk.html

IT articles – Surveillance, privacy, security

IT Articles around the topic of surveillance.

Canada ‘spied on airport travellers’
Keywords: Politics, government, surveillance, privacy, Canada
Canada’s spy agency collected data from travellers using an airport’s wi-fi system, CBC reports, quoting documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25977620

Supermarket attaches tracking devices to trolley

Keywords: Business, marketing, surveillance, privacy, business, Employment

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/aucklander/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503378&objectid=11195147

Yahoo email account passwords stolen

Keywords: Security, reliability, integrity

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/30013628/Yahoo-email-account-passwords-stolen

Google Glass introduces games

Keywords: Wearable, games, Google, Glass, trend, technology

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/games/30013457/Google-Glass-introduces-games

Whitelist for wrongly-blocked sites

Keywords: Filtering, internet, politics, government, business, employment, digital citizenship

The government is drawing up a list of sites inadvertently blocked by the filters it asked internet service providers to implement.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25962555

Social media transforms lessons

Keywords: Education, learning, social media, tablet computing

A school in Norway has taken an innovative approach to learning by equipping every student with a tablet and teaching English using social media.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25888737

Sorry gamers, ‘exergaming’ is no substitute for the real thing

Keywords: Health, entertainment, leisure, games, consoles, exercise, fitness

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11194277

Google gets AI start up

Keywords: Google, business, employment, AI

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11193326

Google hopes designer frames will sharpen Glass – Business – NZ Herald News

Keywords: Wearable, technology, google, business, leisure, entertainment, glass

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11193588

Smartphone sales ‘top one billion’

More than one billion smartphones were shipped last year, with Samsung extending its lead as the world’s biggest vendor, a new survey shows.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25923404

NSA ‘gets data from Angry Birds’

Keywords: politics, government, surveillance, security, privacy

US and British spy agencies routinely try to gain access to personal data from Angry Birds and other mobile applications, a report says.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25922569