Juha Saarinen

Juha Saarinen has been covering the technology sector since the mid-1990s for publications around the world. He has been writing for iTnews since 2010 and also contributes to the New Zealand Herald, the Guardian and Wired's Threat Level section. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Google

Recent articles by Juha Saarinen

Google kills Flash for ads

Google kills Flash for ads

Will switch to HTML 5 this year.
Feb 11 2016 5:27AM
VMware outs Workspace ONE desktop virtualisation platform

VMware outs Workspace ONE desktop virtualisation platform

Promises self-service access to cloud, mobile and Windows apps.
Feb 10 2016 10:08AM
ANZ Bank finally launches Mobile Pay tap-and-go service

ANZ Bank finally launches Mobile Pay tap-and-go service

Will support Visa and Amex contactless cards.
Feb 10 2016 10:06AM
US Homeland Security employee database leaked

US Homeland Security employee database leaked

Hacker threatens to dump data on 20,000 FBI staffers.
Feb 9 2016 8:22AM
Skype users targeted by info-stealing malware

Skype users targeted by info-stealing malware

Intercepts calls and video, and takes screenshots.
Feb 8 2016 2:40PM
Europe considers reserving 700MHz for mobile data

Europe considers reserving 700MHz for mobile data

Joint proposal would assign band to wireless broadband across EU.
Feb 8 2016 10:32AM
NSW govt hires consultants to help stop IT project blowouts

NSW govt hires consultants to help stop IT project blowouts

Follows ongoing LMBR headache.
Feb 8 2016 9:05AM
Australian PPC-1 cable cut, out of action until March

Australian PPC-1 cable cut, out of action until March

Traffic rerouted over Southern Cross and Australia-Japan Cable systems.
Feb 8 2016 8:28AM
Visa opens up to developers

Visa opens up to developers

Extensive set of APIs released.
Feb 5 2016 10:30AM
Snowden leak reveals UK spies' big data surveillance

Snowden leak reveals UK spies' big data surveillance

Hadoop, MapReduce study captured data.
Feb 5 2016 6:16AM
Power disruption downed GitHub

Power disruption downed GitHub

Not a DoS attack, but recovery was complicated.
Feb 4 2016 11:41AM
Comodo 'secure' web browser turns off web security

Comodo 'secure' web browser turns off web security

Digital certs and security vendor lambasted by Google Project X.
Feb 3 2016 6:30PM
Google patches multiple critical flaws in Android

Google patches multiple critical flaws in Android

Older Nexus devices left without updates.
Feb 3 2016 6:19AM
Europe to build exascale supercomputer prototype

Europe to build exascale supercomputer prototype

Consortium of 12 bets on ARM-based design.
Feb 2 2016 6:32AM
Microsoft trials underwater data centres

Microsoft trials underwater data centres

Four months in the sea with Project Natick.
Feb 2 2016 4:53AM
Obama plans billion-dollar spend on computer science in US schools

Obama plans billion-dollar spend on computer science in US schools

Ambitious Computer Science for All program launched.
Feb 1 2016 9:34AM
OpenSSL fixes high-severity key recovery hole

OpenSSL fixes high-severity key recovery hole

Further hardening against "Logjam" attack included in update.
Jan 29 2016 9:25AM
Oracle to withdraw Java browser plug-ins

Oracle to withdraw Java browser plug-ins

End of days for controversial product.
Jan 29 2016 9:00AM
Apple recalls wall charger power adaptors

Apple recalls wall charger power adaptors

Australia and NZ caught up in electrocution risk.
Jan 29 2016 6:35AM
Basslink still searching for cable fault

Basslink still searching for cable fault

Tassie comms to be disrupted for next two months.
Jan 28 2016 2:23PM

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