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UN rights expert hails US move to keep Internet open

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:41:53 +1300 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

“A real victory for freedom of expression” – UN rights expert hails US move to keep Internet open More >>

George Bush I Cabinet Member Endorses Scoop's Crowd Funding

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:01:12 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

This edition of our update focuses on an endorsement we received this week from a very special US based long time Scoop supporter and contributor Catherine Fitts. More >>

WikiNZ and our new Internet data portal

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:12:38 +1300 | InternetNZ

This is a blog post that has appeared on InternetNZ's website at: https://internetnz.nz/blog/wikinz-and-our-new-internet-data-portal . More >>

Development of extended online services gains momentum

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:44:06 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

A project to extend the range of online services provided by Palmerston North City Council is gaining momentum. “Over the next three years we want to improve productivity for both the Council and users of the services,” Peter Eathorne general manager ...More >>

Broadband as part of the bigger infrastructure picture

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:47:09 +1300 | Digitl

New Zealand's government sponsored fibre Ultrafast Broadband and the Rural Broadband Initiative are just two major infrastructure projects transforming the nation. More >>

Net neutrality a little bit more neutral

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:30:46 +1300 | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to see the battle about net neutrality take a new turn with the FCC’s ruling that Internet Service Providers are ‘common carriage services’ – meaning that companies that provide the Internet cannot discriminate between ...More >>

Spark gives mobile plans an upgrade

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:45:26 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark continues to reinvent what is expected from a mobile provider with an announcement today that it is packing a whole lot more value into its pay-monthly mobile plans. The new plan line-up includes substantially bigger mobile data allowances and unlimited ...More >>

Orion Health named top vendor in major healthcare IT report

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:39:57 +1300 | Orion Health

Orion Health received the highest rankings for market execution, market vision, product capabilities and product vision More >>

Vista annual profit falls less than forecast as sales climb

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:15:03 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Vista Group International, the cinema software and analytics company, reported a smaller drop in annual profit than forecast in last year's offer document as sales climbed 55 percent on rapid growth in its core cinema software ...More >>

A Note From the US President on Net Neutrality

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:39:12 +1300 | The White House

The FCC just voted in favor of a strong net neutrality rule to keep the Internet open and free. More >>

Canadian group's pivotal role in Historic Win for Internet

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:27:38 +1300 | OpenMedia

Year-long campaign ends in victory, after massive global coalition unites to stop telecom conglomerates’ plan to force millions of websites into an Internet slow laneMore >>

Supporting Internet research in New Zealand

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:02:12 +1300 | InternetNZ

This is a blog post that has appeared on InternetNZ's website at: https://internetnz.nz/blog/supporting-internet-research-new-zealand . More >>

T Engine announced in Finalists for Microsoft Partner Awards

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:30:15 +1300 | IT Engine

Today, Wellington IT consultancy, IT Engine joins the finalist ranking for the Innovation Technology for Good Citizenship category in the Microsoft Partner Awards, 2015. More >>

Congressman Aaron Schock, His Office & Instagram

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:14:40 +1300 | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Being born in the eighties, US Republican Congressman Aaron Schock knows that hanging out with celebs and travelling like a rock star are aspirational hobbies to his fellow generation X crew who are often labeled with a 'what's in it for me?' attitude. Schock ...More >>

Gentrack affirms 2015 profit guidance, looks at acquisitions

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:50:13 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Gentrack Group, which develops utilities and airports software, affirmed its annual profit guidance said said it is looking at potential acquisitions in its core markets.More >>

Their ‘best plan ever’ is so last week

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:49:24 +1300 | Skinny Mobile

AUCKLAND, NZ – Never one to be beaten on price, Skinny Mobile is launching New Zealand’s best value prepay monthly data combo – the Ultimate $46 Monthly Prepay Combo.More >>

Latest CSE spying revelations underline need for oversight

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:50:13 +1300 | OpenMedia

Canadian spy agency CSE is collecting and storing millions of private emails that Canadians send to the government, including emails sent to Members of Parliament. The content of the emails are being stored for months, with deeply revealing metadata ...More >>

A step into the future for prices

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:44:01 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Statistics Minister Craig Foss says the use of tablet computers is making data collection faster and more efficient. This month, Statistics NZ began using iPad Minis to collect fruit and vegetable prices from shops in 12 regions around New Zealand. The data ...More >>

Birds of a Shadow: Jenna Gavin and Matthew Martin

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:04:14 +1300 | Auckland Live

Auckland Live and Colab/AUT University present Birds of a Shadow By Jenna Gavin and Matthew Martin Saturday 14 March – Monday 18 May 2015 More >>

Finalists for Microsoft NZ 2015 Partner Awards announced

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:06:08 +1300 | Microsoft New Zealand

AUCKLAND, 25 February 2015 – Microsoft New Zealand announced today the finalists for the 2015 Microsoft Partner Awards. More >>

 

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