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Scoop's Reader Survey Results - Operation Chrysalis Update

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 20:45:50 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

As part of Operation Chrysalis Scoop has been conducting a reader survey over the past three weeks . This update contains an initial report on the results of this survey. More >>

New spy powers will undermine privacy of Canadians

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:53:40 +1300 | OpenMedia

New spy powers will undermine privacy of Canadians, and fails to address inadequate control and accountability of spy agencies More >>

Rinnai Launches New Look Online Trade Hub

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:50:40 +1300 | Impact PR

Leading appliance solutions company Rinnai has further committed to helping Kiwi tradespeople up skill with the unveiling of their revamped Tradesmart Hub. More >>

New online petition platform a first in New Zealand

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:09:18 +1300 | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 30 January 2015 - An online platform that allows Kiwis to take the government, businesses and other decision makers to task has just been launched. More >>

New Abu Dhabi Win Marks Successful Year for Jade

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:47:04 +1300 | JADE

Christchurch – Jade Software capped off a successful 2014 with a seven terminal sale of its Master Terminal port management software to Abu Dhabi Ports Company , further enhancing Jade’s reputation as the mixed cargo terminal operating system ...More >>

Charlie Hebdo must not be used to expand surveillance

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:15:44 +1300 | Access Now

Digital rights community: “Charlie Hebdo tragedy must not be used by governments to expand surveillance” More >>

SPC urges participation in online gender equality discussion

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:49:48 +1300 | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Suva – Please share your organisation’s perspective or your own views, questions and hopes on issues surrounding gender equality in the Pacific, from poverty and health to women in power.More >>

Equitise crowdfunding platform offers stock in Tourism Radio

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:30:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Equitise, the country’s latest equity-crowdfunding platform, has launched today offering kiwis the chance to buy shares in digital travel guide company, Tourism Radio NZ.More >>

Local Screenwriter Chosen For Literary Tour

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:21:44 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 30 January 2015) – Emerging Dunedin screenwriter Henry Feltham has been chosen to create a 20 minute literary tour of the city to be shown as part of the Digital Writers’ Festival in Melbourne next month.More >>

Orion shares fall to record low as billing delays dent sales

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:34:27 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group shares fell to a record low after the healthcare management software developer said delays in settling contracts and paying bills in North America will weigh on second-half revenue.More >>

Wynyard missed 2014 revenue forecast due to payments timing

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:02:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Wynyard Group, the security software firm, said 2014 annual revenue lagged its forecast as negotiations on a few key contracts dragged into the next financial year.More >>

GeoOp names Ben Foote as CEO, replacing Leanne Graham

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:51:52 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - GeoOp, whose software allows mobile businesses such as builders to manage their workforce, named Ben Foote as chief executive, replacing Leanne Graham, who resigned in September to take a new role leading the company’s push into the ...More >>

Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:39:46 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, named US-based Douglas Jeffries as its new chief financial officer, replacing Ross Jenkins who will take on the new role of chief operating officer responsible for field operations.More >>

Secret Briefings & An Official Information Request To WCC

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:55:24 +1300 | Ian Apperly

The Mayor and Councillors were briefed behind closed doors last night on Project Odyssey. We, the ratepayers, are no nearer to having our questions answered after nearly a month. The lights are dark. People are hiding behind their filing cabinets. ...More >>

New crime fighting tool arrives at ESR

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:38:15 +1300 | ESR

ESR has taken delivery of a new crime fighting tool which will help investigators record, analyse and present key information hidden amongst the confusing and chaotic picture they are often confronted with at crime scenes.More >>

Microsoft incentivises Kiwi businesses to switch from Google

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:44:15 +1300 | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft New Zealand is launching a competitive campaign next week offering Kiwi small and medium businesses (SMBs) using Google Apps for Work a $25 per-user rebate if they purchase Office 365 before 30 April 2015 and switch before 31 May.More >>

Secret Power - Simon Denny - NZ Pavilion Venice Biennale

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:20:08 +1300 | New Zealand at Venice

Commissioner: Heather Galbraith, Head, Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University, Wellington for Creative New Zealand, Arts Council of New ZealandMore >>

Spy agency CSE is monitoring our private online activities

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:18:43 +1300 | OpenMedia

Breaking - Spy agency CSE is monitoring our private online activities on a massive scale and sharing sensitive data with other governments More >>

Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:55:59 +1300 | PledgeMe

28/01/2015 Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins Yeastie Boys cup runneth over with their equity crowdfunding campaign raising half a million dollars within 30 minutes, PledgeMe is pleased to announce.More >>

MYOB Advanced, cloud ERP solution for mid-sized businesses

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:55:20 +1300 | MYOB

MYOB is bringing the benefits of innovative cloud technology to larger Australian and New Zealand businesses with the announcement of its latest ERP solution, MYOB Advanced.More >>


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