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Don’t fall for a catphish this Valentine's Day

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:13:30 +1300 | NZ Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) warns against being scammed by online romancers who might be more interested in your bank account than your stellar personality. What starts out as a budding online romance can quickly turn into devastating heartbreak ...More >>

Spark's Revera wins IRD's data centre contract

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:48:51 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand's Revera unit has been picked to supply the Inland Revenue Department's data centre services for the new tax system being developed under its business transformation programme. More >>

Cybercriminals take advantage of Netflix's global expansion

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:02:01 +1300 | Symantec

New Symantec research released overnight tracks how cyber criminals have piggy backed on Netflix’s global expansion to steal users’ credentials in order to provide the streaming service at black market prices.More >>

Mayor encourages New Plymouth to make the most of UFB

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:43:30 +1300 | Ultrafast Fibre Ltd

Mayor encourages New Plymouth to make the most of UFB New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd is encouraging all local residents to find out how they can maximise the opportunities that access to the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network brings to the City. “Having ...More >>

Icehouse Scholarship recipients announced

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:07:28 +1300 | The Icehouse

Scholarship recipients announced for The Icehouse’s 37th Owner Manager Programme The Icehouse, a business growth hub, has selected four business owners to receive their Owner Manager Programme Scholarships for the 37th programme. These recipients ...More >>

Champions of the Forage Value Index

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:20:23 +1300 | Agriseeds

Champions of the Forage Value Index February 11: DairyNZ has recently released its latest rankings for the Forage Value Index (FVI), the independent, region specific, profit-based index for short-term and perennial ryegrass cultivars. For the first ...More >>

BNZ invests in Figured– farm accounting software

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:14:47 +1300 | BNZ

BNZ today announced it will make a cornerstone 17% investment in cloud-based farm accounting software provider, Figured Limited. More >>

Upsurge in demand for UFB leads to technician shortage

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:51:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - A record upsurge in demand for ultrafast broadband connections since Christmas is exacerbating a shortage of technicians to do the work, say fibre companies.More >>

Report places NZ well above the rest in tech sector

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:09:06 +1300 | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the release of a report summarising the status of the telecommunications sector in New Zealand. More >>

Telco investment has hit $1.7 bln a year: industry report

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:22:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Investment in the telecommunications sector is $1.7 billion a year, proportionately one of the highest levels in the OECD, according to a report released today on the status of the New Zealand sector.More >>

First Open Source Scholarship recipients announced

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:33:23 +1300 | Catalyst IT

Catalyst is delighted to announce the first two recipients of the Catalyst Open Source Scholarship. Recipients Liam Sharpe and Aleisha Amohia will receive $2000 towards study costs each year for the next three years, while they complete their Bachelor ...More >>

Softsource is first Microsoft Partner in New Zealand

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:27:37 +1300 | Softsource

Softsource, a leading ICT systems integrator providing specialist Technology Solutions and Hosted Data Centre Services in NZ, today announced that it has been accredited as the first Microsoft Partner in New Zealand, to offer Hosted Shared Computer Activation ...More >>

Xero teams up with Microsoft

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:58:04 +1300 | Xero

Xero teams up with Microsoft to provide powerful insights for small businesses globally SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2016 — Xero , (@Xero) today unveiled an integration with Microsoft Power BI to deliver Xero’s 600,000 users an easier way to access ...More >>

Machine Understanding as the future of Computing

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:32:37 +1300 | Multicore World

A number of the World's leading authorities in the areas of Advanced Computing are converging on Wellington to attend the 5thMulticore World conference – an annual conference that promotes networking and the exchange of ideas in all aspects of High ...More >>

Minister marks Safer Internet Day

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 17:10:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The start of the school year is a good opportunity for parents to remind their children of the harmful effects of cyberbullying and staying safe online, says Communications Minister Amy Adams.More >>

ASB Becomes First New Zealand Bank to Launch Weibo Account

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:43:24 +1300 | ASB Bank

ASB has become the first bank in New Zealand to launch its own Chinese social network profile on Sina Weibo (Weibo), and become a verified user. More >>

The Cutting EDGE of MUSAC

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:39:22 +1300 | MUSAC

Access to multiple, standalone databases is not enough for effective school management. Information must be current and immediately accessible to everyone in the school community. All users need one simple interface – one that analyses data in meaningful ...More >>

District Councils Join Forces to Get Local Businesses Online

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:53:35 +1300 | Wanganui District Council

A group of forward thinking North Island District Councils are joining forces to support small businesses in their region to succeed online. More >>

Risk Remains a Key Focus for Directors

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:37:46 +1300 | Institute Of Directors

Most directors ( 56.1%) believe risk is increasing in today’s business environment, with 74.5% of directors saying their boards are spending more time discussing risk management than they were two years ago.More >>

Carrier-grade KotahiNet bring IoT wireless network to New Ze

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:15:54 +1300 | Digitl

KotahiNet plans a New Zealand-wide network using LoRaWAN; a new wireless technology designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. More >>

 

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