Articles By Reissa Su
Apple investors may see significant gains in the company's stock in the next 12 months. According to Pacific Crest Securities Analyst Andy Hargreaves, Apple stock could reach $635 with the impending release of iPhone 6 rumored to have a bigger screen than the usual 4-inch iPhone.
New Zealander Gareth Morgan, a philanthropist from Wellington, has urged the university students to catch and kill rats in exchange for free beer.
Robocoin, the company behind Bitcoin ATMs, is planning to expand to 10 more locations around the world. The company has announced it will be shipping its Bitcoin ATMs to Boston and Seattle in the United States. More machines are heading to the UK, Australia, Italy, Ireland, Israel, Czech Republic, Japan and Singapore.
New Zealand Civil Defence has warned people to prepare for stormy weather in the coming weekend as Tropical Cyclone Lusi heads to the country. According to the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, the cyclone is currently moving from Vanuatu, past Fiji and heading straight for New Zealand.
In a testimony to the European Parliament, Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA had helped create and find "loopholes" in New Zealand law to allow widespread eavesdropping. The former NSA employee said the spy agency's Foreign Affairs Division pressured other countries to modify their laws to create legal gaps so a mass surveillance will be possible.
Is it time to replace Tim Cook as Apple Inc CEO? With Apple shares down 5 per cent and now 25 per cent difference from the stock's peak in September 2012, some investors have been worried about Apple Inc's image as an innovative company especially since the demise of its co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs.
Smallpox was one of the most feared diseases in the world since it could cover the human body with painful and pus-filled rashes. Since its elimination in 1979, scientists now fear that smallpox and a host of other diseases could reemerge and spread again because of the thawing corpses in Siberia.
Global warming will leave Antarctic wide open for invasive species. According to Australian scientists, an increase in global temperatures could leave the Antarctic environment vulnerable. Researchers have been studying animal and plant survey data in the Antarctic to separate the areas known as the hotspots of species diversity.
New Zealand's economy is expected to have significant gains due to big changes in China which will have a big impact to the island nation's future. According to reports, the Chinese government is resolving to rebalance its economy. China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei announced that the country's economic growth target will remain at 7.5 per cent for 2014.
New Zealand Labour leader David Cunliffe reacted to reports of Prime Minister John Key announcing the election date. Mr Cunliffe claims the September 20 election date is convenient for the prime minister to suit his needs. Mr Key has opted for an election on September 2014 to allow ample time for New Zealand to form a government before November's G20 summit in Australia.