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Innovation inspires at the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:54:47 +1200 | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft has announced the New Zealand winners of the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition. After delivering presentations on their proposals to judging panels of their respective categories, the top 14 competing finalists gathered at the University ...More >>

Live Website Download Comparison Exposes ISPs

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:16:30 +1200 | TrueNet

TrueNet's new focus is on the time taken to download 8 live websites. The smaller ISPs came out on top with a standout performance from Voyager VDSL measured at 2.5 seconds download speed for all websites. Vodafone ADSL had the biggest discrepancy ...More >>

A Champion for Internet Rights and Freedoms

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:54:34 +1200 | Green Party

Championing Internet rights and freedoms, the Green Party has today launched New Zealand's first ever crowdsourced Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill. With her unique background and experience in human rights law and ICT, Green Party Candidate for ...More >>

InternetNZ welcomes growing debate on Internet issues

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:51:41 +1200 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is pleased to see evidence that debate on Internet issues is taking hold, with today’s release by the Green Party of a for-comment Internet rights and freedom bill.More >>

Internet Rights & Principles Coalition: Internet Rights Bill

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:19:43 +1200 | Internet Rights and Principles Coalition

The Internet Rights and Principles Coalition (IRP Coalition) of the UN Internet Governance Forum applaud the release of the NZ Green Party’s Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill for public consultation. The IRF Bill is a pioneering project for the internet ...More >>

Green Party launches Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:12:14 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party has today launched the Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill, New Zealand’s first ever Bill crowdsourced by a political party. Members of the public will be invited to shape the proposed law, which will protect ten basic rights and freedoms ...More >>

Telecom Launches Unlimited Broadband Data Plans

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:15:09 +1200 | Telecom New Zealand

New Zealand’s biggest broadband provider gives customers freedom to dive in and do more online, while having certainty about their monthly bill. More >>

Helping cut the cost of business travel

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:32:38 +1200 | Serko

Serko, the Australasian leader in online travel booking and expense management, today announced the launch of new functionality that allows users of Serko Online and Serko Incharge to pre-approve trip expenses before users leave on business trips.More >>

Internet Awards enter 6th Year

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:43:33 +1200 | Internet NZ

Over the past five years .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA) and InternetNZ have successfully collaborated to produce a world-class awards program that recognises businesses, individuals, organisations and their contributions to the development ...More >>

Harcourts Real Estate Sees Record Month for Website Traffic

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:40:02 +1200 | Harcourts

Harcourts Real Estate Sees Record Month for Website Traffic Real Estate Group Harcourts International Ltd, received a record number of visitors to both their Australian and New Zealand company websites in the month of March. Website traffic to the New ...More >>

Websense Announces New Heartbleed Detection for ACE Insight

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:47:07 +1200 | Websense

Websense Security Labs finds more than 800 of the top 50,000 Alexa websites vulnerable to Heartbleed More >>

www.inthehouse.co.nz upgraded ready for September election

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:18:38 +1200 | Tandem Studios

The www.inthehouse.co.nz website, which hosts the video record of every session from the New Zealand Parliament since 2009, has been upgraded ready for this year’s general election.More >>

Microsoft recognises Dimension Data New Zealand

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:53:57 +1200 | Dimension Data

New Zealand, 17 April 2014 – Dimension Data New Zealand has scooped the award for the Management and Virtualisation Partner of the Year at the Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards held at The Langham Hotel in Auckland last week.More >>

NZ Commonwealth Games Team joins the .kiwi community

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:51:33 +1200 | Porter Novelli

22 April 2014 – Kiwis around the world will be able to get up-to-date news about the New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team via the newest .kiwi website to go live – www.commonwealthgames.kiwi . “The Commonwealth Games are one of New Zealand’s ...More >>

Public Address - I can't see you, but you should see me

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:36:41 +1200 | Public Address

Being lost for words when you’re a talkback host could hardly be considered ideal. But back in September of 1992, I was hosting an evening talkback show on a fledgling radio station in what was then a newly deregulated, highly unstable radio market.More >>

First ever CryptoParty happens in Wellington

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:35:49 +1200 | New Zealand Institute for Cryptography and Freedom

"A Crypto (encryption) Party is an opportunity for people to learn how to keep their online lives private and free from surveillance. We are looking forward to a fun-filled evening talking about and practicing mail encryption as well as learning ...More >>

Wynyard Group Share Purchase Plan

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:28:13 +1200 | Wynyard Group

Wynyard Group Limited (Wynyard, NZX:WYN) announces the successful completion of its Share Purchase Plan, which opened on 31 March 2014 and closed on 16 April 2014 (SPP). More >>

Hop into Easter by Avoiding the Scammers

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:09:04 +1200 | AVG

AVG’s tips to help you spend happy time with your family over Easter, rather than removing malware from your online devices AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 17 April 2014 – While most of us are thinking about chocolate at this time of year, others are ...More >>

UnisonFibre and Telecom Join Forces

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:29:09 +1200 | unisonfibre

Thursday 17th April 2014 - UnisonFibre has today confirmed the signing of an agreement with Telecom New Zealand that will support the growing use of fibre for education and business benefits across the Hawkes Bay, Rotorua and Taupo regions. Telecom will ...More >>

New Safety Service for travellers in New Zealand

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:15:37 +1200 | TravelsafeNZ

A new Safety Service for Domestic and International travellers to New Zealand will now be available at the touch of a screen. More >>

 

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