Month: December 2001

GeoOp sets NZX listing date

New Zealand mobile workforce app developer to list after raising $10 million privately…….

Google stock opens at record high, hits $1,000 a share

The search giant (turned everything else) opened on Friday at an all time high. Shortly after the opening bell, it hit $1,000 a share…….

Dell doubles down on university hiring spree, green energy in new 2020 plan

The computer maker, in the midst of going private, outlines a 12 point plan with aims to reduce its environmental impact, among other things. Corporate caring, or pipe dream?……

Accounting upstart Xero raises NZ$180m

Share price spikes as successful capital raising to fund global growth is finalized…….

Obama compares bugs in website to iOS 7

President Obama compares problems with the initial launch of U.S. healthcare site to iOS 7…….

The iPhone 5s secret weapon: its camera

While the fingerprint scanner in the new iPhone 5s gets all the glory it completely disappears once you use it. The real killer feature in the flagship iPhone is its camera…….

T-Mobile CFO floats Sprint merger boat: ‘Not if, but when’

T-Mobile’s CFO suggests the two together could carve out a “more competitive environment” for the U.S. cellular market. But after the failed AT&T-T-Mobile merger in 2011, would the U.S. government allow it?……

iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c sales hit nine million in first weekend, says Apple

“Initial supply” of iPhone 5s sold out, says Apple CEO Tim Cook, while 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7……

Apple’s advanced fingerprint technology is hacked; should you worry?

Less than 48 hours after the iPhone 5s went on sale, a group of German hackers claimed to have lifted a fingerprint and created a fake finger that could spoof Apple’s “advanced” biometric technology. But anyone who’s been paying attention to biometrics wasn’t surprised…….

BlackBerry cuts 4,500 jobs; shares halted on news

BlackBerry shares were halted on the Nasdaq in New York Friday afternoon, pending news that it making massive job cuts. The smartphone maker confirmed a short time later…….