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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 >>

Imarda launches its global expansion

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:11:52 +1200 | Imarda

The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd – formerly Telematics ...More >>

Novopay a clear winner in this year’s Roger Awards

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:27:03 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Talent2, the company that bought us Novopay, is a deserving winner of the People’s Choice Award in the 2013 Roger Awards for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand.More >>

Diligent shares jump as 1st-qtr figures show better growth

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:06:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Diligent Board Member Services stock rose as much as 12 percent after the governance app developer posted quarterly figures showing sales growth hasn’t slowed as much as some investors had expected.More >>

Green electricity utility appoints Gentrack as partner

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:20:14 +1200 | Gentrack

Gentrack, a global provider of specialist software solutions for energy utilities, water companies and airports, has made further inroads into the UK market by winning LoCO2 Energy as its newest customer, an independent and innovative low-carbon electricity ...More >>

Naverisk Powers up Security and Authentication

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:12:47 +1200 | Naverisk

Naverisk, the market leading unified RMM and Service Desk platform for MSP’s and IT service providers, Powers up Security and Authentication with Scorpion Software’s AuthAnvil Two Factor Auth and Single Sign On. More >>

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:02:21 +1200 | AVG

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™ Help Keep Users’ Personal Digital Information Private and Secure Latest free application from AVG Technologies gives consumers control of the security and privacy of personal data stored on connected ...More >>

Cloud solutions dominate 2013 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:24:44 +1200 | Microsoft New Zealand

Cloud solutions dominated at this year’s Microsoft New Zealand Partner awards event, held in Auckland last night, reflecting the growing strength of cloud solutions in the New Zealand IT landscape over the past year.More >>

akeover for New Zealand’s eLearning Guidelines

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:41:27 +1200 | Ako Aotearoa

Makeover for New Zealand’s eLearning Guidelines offers better support for tertiary online teaching and learning More >>

Wellington startup Loomio hits US$100K crowdfunding target

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:34:09 +1200 | Loomio

Wellington tech startup Loomio last night hit their US$100,000 (NZ$115,711) crowdfunding target, in a campaign to build a new collaborative decision-making tool. More >>

Diligent’s pace of growth slows in 1Q, client retention dips

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:16:50 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Diligent’s pace of growth slows in 1Q, client retention dips on M&A activity More >>

Goodhew: SeniorNet

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:26:23 +1200 | Forest and Bird

Digital technology is now very much a part of our everyday lives. It seems like now nearly everything is done via the internet. Email or instant messages are sent in a split second and the world’s information is at our fingertips. The request to ...More >>

Flavoured methamphetamine (Strawberry Quick/Meth) a hoax

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:48:36 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A viral message alerting parents to be aware of flavoured methamphetamine in schools is a re-occurring hoax say Police. The message, spread by both e-mail and social media, suggests flavoured methamphetamine known as “strawberry meth” or “strawberry ...More >>

A Refreshed No-Surcharge App has been launched

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:54 +1200 | LittleMonkey

With more and more people wanting to dine out over public holidays but being put off by the 15-20% surcharges implemented at some restaurants, bars and café'sLittleMonkey developed a No-Surcharge app which was a huge success. The app has had great feedback ...More >>

NZ ADSL outperforms UK and USA

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:06:23 +1200 | TrueNet

Since TrueNet began operations in 2010, their focus on publishing Speed by Time of Day (ToD) performance has driven NZ ISPs to compete. This is not the case in the USA, or the UK where similar measurements over a longer period have not resulted ...More >>


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