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App celebrates first year with encouraging growth

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:51:17 +1300 | Get Home Safe

Kiwi-owned safety app Get Home Safe has had a bumper first year in business exceeding its predicted downloads by thousands and an “encouraging” amount of interest from corporate clients looking to adapt the service.More >>

#1 NZ Enterprise Mobile Development - Fast 500

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:13:09 +1300 | Sush Mobile

In what marks the close of yet another incredible year for Sush Mobile the New Zealand-based mobile apps software developer has ranked Number 52 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific 2014, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies ...More >>

Innovation Partnership to discuss Chch's digital future

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:55:09 +1300 | Innovation Partnership

The Innovation Partnership is meeting in Christchurch tomorrow to discuss how Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) will help the rebuilt city succeed in the future. Innovation Partnership Chair Murray Sherwin says the Partnership is excited to be back in Christchurch, ...More >>

New online tool for small business

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:47:18 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Small Business Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the release of a new online tool to help small and medium-sized businesses understand the cost of employing staff. More >>

AVG 2014 Online Trust Alliance Honour Roll Recipient

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:29:45 +1300 | AVG Technologies

The Online Trust Alliance recognises security and privacy best practices in naming most trustworthy websites in Australia & New Zealand More >>

Coding Kids Making the World a Better Place

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:12:45 +1300 | Orion Health

From reducing driveway accidents to helping the blind and making your supermarket shopping easier – coding secondary school students across New Zealand have come up with some innovative solutions to make the world a better place in the 2014 Orion ...More >>

Hutt City Libraries joins global computer science movement

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:46:05 +1300 | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Libraries, in conjunction with Victoria University and Sacred Heart College, are joining the global computer science movement by running an Hour of Code computer science session for children this December.More >>

Figured and LIC Announce Partnership

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:06:20 +1300 | Figured

AUCKLAND, NZ. - November 25, 2014 – Figured, ( www.figured.com ), New Zealand’s innovative farm financial management software provider, and farmer-owned co-operative LIC (NZX:LIC) today announced a new strategic partnership combining LIC’s leading ...More >>

STRATUS project can put New Zealand on global IT map

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:23:34 +1300 | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato cyber security research project has the potential to define New Zealand’s ICT industry and have a worldwide impact, a visiting expert says. More >>

Conversant API: call data at Roonsoft customers’ fingertips

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:07:02 +1300 | Conversant

Hospitality businesses can now enjoy easier billing for guests’ phone calls thanks to integration between Conversant’s cloud phone system and Roonsoft property management software.More >>

The Warehouse & Noel Leeming Praised for Principled Stand

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:24:33 +1300 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is congratulating The Warehouse and Noel Leeming for reinforcing their ‘family-friendly values’ by removing R18 games and DVD’s from its shelves, and is calling on other retailers including JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman and Dick Smith ...More >>

Sophisticated cyber-espionage malware uncovered by Symantec

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:41:10 +1300 | Symantec

Symantec has uncovered a sophisticated new piece of malware—reminiscent of Stuxnet and Duqu—which bears the hallmarks of a state-sponsored operation and operates with a degree of technical competence rarely seen. The malware, dubbed “Regin,” ...More >>

Oldest Church, Newest Technology

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:12:37 +1300 | Hikoi Tahi

Visitors to the Bay of Islands are now offered a digital tour of New Zealand’s oldest churchyard at Christ Church in Russell. Fascinating stories of the people buried there have been developed by social enterprise, Hikoi Tahi Walking Tours, ...More >>

Job vacancies steady in October

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:51:13 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of skilled job vacancies advertised online remained steady in October across most industry groups and occupations, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest Jobs Online report.More >>

Canterbury student working for Ericsson in Silicon Valley

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:37:59 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate master of engineering management student has received an internship with one of the biggest information and communications technology (ICT) companies in the world.More >>

ASAP Shapes

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:08:08 +1300 | Fiero interactive

Introducing ASAP Shapes, an incredibly fast paced mobile puzzle game from Fiero Interactive which releases on Friday 21st November at 12:00. More >>

YouTube Music Awards presented by Kia back for encore

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:56:48 +1300 | Kia Motors

Music lovers in New Zealand can join millions of others worldwide to vote for their favourite artists when the YouTube Music Awards (YTMAs), exclusively presented by Kia Motors, take place again in 2015.More >>

Nelson Digital Futures Society set up

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:55:43 +1300 | Nelson Digital Futures Society

New organisation believes Nelson should be a hub for the digital evolution in New Zealand being spurred forward by high speed internet More >>

CallPlus Network Merger lifts Orcon

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:50:22 +1300 | TrueNet

TrueNet's broadband performance measurements for October show that the Callplus brands of Slingshot , Orcon and Flip have very similar results, suggesting their network is almost fully merged.More >>

Kiwi kids star on Bound Round

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:13:38 +1300 | Bound Round

21 November 2014 : Kiwi kids are the stars of new video content showcasing the best of New Zealand's family attractions and activities now featuring on the Bound Round kids' inter-active travel app.More >>

 

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