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Bigtime for BigPipe?

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:19:53 +1200 | Bigpipe

Flip continues to outperform other ISPs with the best live webpage download times for New Zealand and Australia combined, with Slingshot a close second. More >>

Digital Currency on the Drawing Board

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:53:13 +1200 | Internet Party

Government policies and digital currency ideas and issues will come together at three public workshops next week. More >>

Xero reaches 147,000 Australian customers

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:41:37 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting software, says it has more than 147,000 paying customers in Australia and plans a free trial offer of its service through Australia's largest telecommunications provider, Telstra.More >>

Te Arawa in high tech 'hot desk' deal with Colab

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:24:25 +1200 | The Mud

Innovative and creative businesses in Rotorua have a new opportunity to launch ground-breaking tech ventures through a partnership between a leading Auckland entrepreneur and Te Arawa Lakes Trust.More >>

Joy Liddicoat elected Vice President

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:21:30 +1200 | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to announced Joy Liddicoat has been elected as Vice President. The Internet authority recently held a by-election to fill the vacancy left by the election of Jamie Baddeley to President.More >>

SPARK New Zealand FY14 Results

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:35:07 +1200 | Spark

GREATER FOCUS ON CUSTOMERS LEADS TO STRONGER MOMENTUM IN SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR AND A MORE CONFIDENT OUTLOOK More >>

Images from Far North rain radar now live online

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:02:10 +1200 | MetService

From around 3pm today, images from the latest of MetService’s weather radars can be viewed live on its websites, metservice.com and m.metservice.com . More >>

Simon Evans Accepts Racing Challenges From All Comers

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:01:28 +1200 | SMEG Racing Team

V8 SuperTourer star Simon Evans is used to having some serious professional competition on the track, but from this weekend he will be accepting challenges from all comers as he pits his considerable racing skills against anyone who dares with the upcoming ...More >>

New Zealand's Fastest ISPs 2014

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:13:48 +1200 | Digitl

PC Magazine asked me to write about New Zealand's fastest ISPs as part of a series looking an online speeds in countries around the world. More >>

Firefox now or no choice later

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:12:10 +1200 | Digitl

Robert O'Callahan makes the case for not using Google's Chrome browser in  Choose Firefox Now, Or Later You Wont Get A Choice . More >>

The Ecuadorian Saga: Julian Assange and Extradition

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:18:49 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

So far, the latest chapter in the Julian Assange chronicle within the Ecuadorian embassy in London is one of mixed, and ultimately doomed promise. He is ailing, though it was clear that a deficiency in Vitamin D for a period of two years was bound to ...More >>

Global Innovation Leader appointed to Advisory Board

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:40:49 +1200 | Vigil Monitoring

Vigil Monitoring has appointed United States based Professor Chris Wasden as an Advisory Board member to guide and support the development of itsinternational strategy and product development.More >>

Hutt City Libraries leading online learning

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:33:00 +1200 | Upper Hutt City Council

Hutt City Libraries is the first public library in New Zealand to offer access to lynda.com – a world-renowned online tutorial service. More >>

Around 20 million photos are lost in New Zealand every year

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:01:44 +1200 | Fuji Film

AUCKLAND; NZ – A survey conducted in 2012 found that 41 percent of Kiwi adults have lost a mobile device or had it stolen.* On losing a cellular device, people claim their biggest concerns were whether a stranger would access their contacts, ...More >>

Regional employment warms up, says SEEK

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:48:56 +1200 | SEEK

Data from New Zealand’s leading online employment marketplace, SEEK , has shown for those seeking new employment opportunities the regional areas are warming up, while four interest rate rises in the last five months have tempered the rapid job ...More >>

MTR: Google Liberates Google Maps

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:39:53 +1200 | My Travel Research

MyTravelResearch.com hails boost for tourism marketers as anyone can now place the red pins on Google Maps More >>

Technology Showcase hits Wellington Friday, Christchurch Mon

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:44:03 +1200 | Digitl

Ingram Micro has an interesting pitch for its NZ Technology Showcase which reaches Wellington this Friday (August 22) and Christchurch on Monday (August 25). The company says: This is a fast track way for you and your colleagues to get an update from ...More >>

PC launches a new web-based map of epidemic alerts

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:10:15 +1200 | Secretariat of The Pacific Community - SPC

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has just launched a new web-based interactive map showing current epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific region.More >>

Deutsche rates Xero a 'sell' with target price of $18.90

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:34:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, are overvalued on US growth prospects and have been rated a 'sell' by Deutsche Bank as it initiates coverage of the company. More >>

Flava Old School is here!

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:27:54 +1200 | Flava Old School

If your idea of a pumping Saturday night is sippin’ on gin and juice with Snoop Doggy Dogg, and putting your hands up in the air and waving them around like you just don’t care.... then we have the PERFECT station for you and your party loving ...More >>

 

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