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

Aussie operators in NZ to register with police

Aussie operators in NZ to register with police

Strict new comms and security laws to begin in the Shaky Isles.
Juha Saarinen May 13 2014, 9:58AM Collaboration
Microsoft silently alters user files on OneDrive

Microsoft silently alters user files on OneDrive

What gets put into the cloud is not what comes back. Update: MS confirms.
Juha Saarinen Apr 24 2014, 12:51PM Cloud
Microsoft to backtrack in coming Windows update

Microsoft to backtrack in coming Windows update

Reveals plans to welcome back Start menu.
Juha Saarinen Apr 3 2014, 11:44AM Software
Kogan opens shop in New Zealand

Kogan opens shop in New Zealand

Undercutting Kiwi retailers.
Juha Saarinen Mar 26 2014, 4:36AM Hardware
Is 1 cent per GB the new market rate for cloud storage?

Is 1 cent per GB the new market rate for cloud storage?

Google makes huge cut to Drive prices, now as cheap as AWS Glacier.
Juha Saarinen Mar 14 2014, 10:51AM Cloud
Google to pay US$15 for each customer referral

Google to pay US$15 for each customer referral

US and Canada only to start with.
Juha Saarinen Mar 11 2014, 11:54AM Software
HP won't charge for server security patches

HP won't charge for server security patches

Hoses down concern over out-of-warranty charges
Juha Saarinen Feb 12 2014, 11:29AM Security
HP firmware updates will cost for out-of-warranty servers

HP firmware updates will cost for out-of-warranty servers

Vendor tells clients: purchase a Care Pack or pay.
Juha Saarinen Feb 10 2014, 11:49AM Hardware
Free office suite takes the fight to Microsoft

Free office suite takes the fight to Microsoft

Latest version of LibreOffice brings new features aimed at users of Microsoft Windows.
Juha Saarinen Feb 4 2014, 9:59AM Software
These numbers might surprise cloud sceptics

These numbers might surprise cloud sceptics

Predictions are for big increases in spending on cloud services.
Juha Saarinen Jan 13 2014, 9:58AM Cloud
Windows 9 reportedly coming next year

Windows 9 reportedly coming next year

Major announcement about the next version of Windows is being tipped for April.
Juha Saarinen Jan 13 2014, 9:39AM Software
AAPT sold for $450m

AAPT sold for $450m

New owners to leverage wholesale infrastructure potential.
Juha Saarinen Dec 10 2013, 9:13AM Collaboration
Windows RT uncertainty hits education

Windows RT uncertainty hits education

Microsoft could leave schools wanting if RT is ditched.
Juha Saarinen Dec 2 2013, 2:00PM Hardware
Google bolsters defences against US spying

Google bolsters defences against US spying

Upgrades to 2048 bit RSA keys.
Juha Saarinen Nov 19 2013, 2:37PM Security
IBM folds, Amazon wins US$600m CIA deal

IBM folds, Amazon wins US$600m CIA deal

Will build a 'spy cloud' for the US agency.
Juha Saarinen Nov 1 2013, 10:05AM Cloud
Vocus expands data centre operations

Vocus expands data centre operations

New Zealand expansion complete with Melbourne development underway.
Juha Saarinen Oct 21 2013, 2:12PM Data centre
Windows update bricks RT tablets

Windows update bricks RT tablets

Microsoft pulls update from Windows Store.
Juha Saarinen Oct 21 2013, 2:09PM Software
Microsoft readies new cloud enterprise products

Microsoft readies new cloud enterprise products

Looks to rival Amazon and Google in cloud and storage.
Juha Saarinen Oct 11 2013, 8:58AM Cloud
First: Next-gen Carbon Nanotube computer built

First: Next-gen Carbon Nanotube computer built

Successor to the silicon chip delivers more performance with less energy.
Juha Saarinen Sep 27 2013, 12:24PM Hardware
First look: BlackBerry's new Z30

First look: BlackBerry's new Z30

Bets on a bigger screen and 4G connectivity.
Juha Saarinen Sep 19 2013, 12:56PM Mobility

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