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Significant Support For Porn Safeguards - Poll

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:08:35 +1200 | Family First

A nationwide poll has found high levels of concern around the effects of online pornography and its link to sexual violence, and the easy access that young people have to offensive material, and significant support for action from government and internet providers ...More >>

App brings together those with a love of country life

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:36:17 +1200 | FarmersMatch

When you live in a rural area, meeting people can be a real challenge. But that’s all changing with FarmersMatch. It’s an app for farmers, ranchers, cowboys, animal lovers, people who live in the country, and anyone else who shares country folks’ ...More >>

Online Learning Reduces Student Pass Rates

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:30:07 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The Correspondence School’s decision to move all their courses online puts the education of too many students at risk, says New Zealand First. More >>

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:30:18 +1200 | Verizon Communications Inc

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report More >>

Alarming Increase in Sabotage and Subversion

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:45:59 +1200 | Symantec

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 27 April 2017 – Cyber criminals revealed new levels of ambition in 2016 – a year marked by extraordinary attacks, including multi-million dollar virtual bank heists and overt attempts to disrupt the U.S. electoral process ...More >>

Vodafone connections slow to download NZ pages

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:47:59 +1200 | TrueNet

Vodafone shows a strong decline during the day and into the evening, in stark contrast to all other ISP results on any fixed line technology. The trend in Special Chart 3, has been evident for some time, indicating long standing congestion on the Vodafone ...More >>

More Action Needed on Digital Inclusion

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:12:09 +1200 | Innovation Partnership

New Zealand has made good progress toward making Broadband accessible, but due to other factors some people are still not able to take advantage of the opportunities created by the Internet. Fellowship research released today by the Innovation Partnership ...More >>

Ten things we've learnt about this year's phones

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:33:40 +1200 | Digitl

A look at the phones released so far in 2017 and what they tell us about the state of the market: less innovation, more glitter, higher prices More >>

Trump, the DOJ and Julian Assange - Binoy Kampmark

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:37:30 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

There had been some doubts from initial enthusiasts about WikiLeaks once information from leaks released on its site started puncturing holes in an already worn Democratic campaign in 2016.More >>

Marlborough District Council website re-styled

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:04:58 +1200 | Marlborough District Council

User-friendliness is the key feature of the Marlborough District Council’s re-styled website. More >>

Hikurangi – Northland’s next UFB town

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:27:40 +1200 | Northpower

Exactly three years after Northpower Fibre completed New Zealand’s first ultra-fast broadband network, the company is embarking on another UFB network build. More >>

Xero joins Silicon Valley elite as TCV invests

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:19:54 +1200 | Digitl

Xero has moved one step closer to becoming New Zealand's first global technology giant. More >>

Infinitely more entertaining Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ offer

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:21:51 +1200 | Vodafone NZ

Vodafone is offering consumers an infinitely more entertaining opportunity to snap up Samsung’s new Galaxy S8/S8+ flagship phones, combining leading content with its Infinity Display.More >>

Crossware Celebrates Win at Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:31:10 +1200 | Crossware

The 10th annual Microsoft Partner Awards saw Crossware chosen for Best Cloud Packaged Solution Award.More >>

Social media connects with freedom campers

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:55:40 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A social media campaign targeting young freedom campers has been an outstanding success, attracting 2.4 million views over the summer. More >>

Vodafone xone opens applications for 2017

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:05:08 +1200 | Vodafone NZ

Vodafone is today announcing that applications are open for the 2017 Vodafone xone, in what will be the second year of the successful accelerator programme. More >>

Geneious Biologics Set to Launch at Bio-IT World

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:03:12 +1200 | Biomatters

AUCKLAND, NZ – April 18, 2017 – Geneious Biologics, a next-generation cloud service developed to empower enterprises engaged in commercial antibody discovery and screening and significantly improve their success rates, will launch at Bio-IT World Conference ...More >>

ANZ team up with Age Concern to help elderly get tech savvy

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:50:43 +1200 | ANZ Bank

Peter Grant is listening to music he hasn’t heard in decades, and he’s streaming it over the internet. More >>

Microsoft Managed Service Partner of the Year Award

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:15:38 +1200 | Lucidity

Auckland, 18 April, 2017 – Lucidity, a leading New Zealand provider of cloud services, has won the Managed Service of the Year award category at the annual Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards 2017. More >>

MindLabKids.com beaming into a home near you

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:09:20 +1200 | The Mind Lab

Auckland, 18 April 2016 – A new, free video-based learning website where kids can discover science and technology is now beaming into the homes of kids all around New Zealand.More >>

 

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