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Skinny Mobile Halves Calling & Data NZ Standard Prepay Rates

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:07 +1300 | Skinny Mobile

AUCKLAND, NZ – Over the last ten years, the cost of living in New Zealand has continued to rise – on average, food prices have risen by 32.3 per cent, transport is up 35.7 per cent and housing has increased 66.3 per cent*.More >>

Polycom Appoints Paul Newell as VP, Australia and NZ

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:17:25 +1300 | Polycom

With nearly 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, Newell has formulated and implemented sales, marketing, and operational strategies across Asia Pacific More >>

New Bitcoin Exchange Launched

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:57:52 +1300 | The Continuum Partners

21 October 2014 (Sydney): Independent Reserve , the Bitcoin market, today announced the opening of its new exchange based in Sydney, Australia. More >>

ASX-listed Empired buys Intergen for A$17.4 mln

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:30:56 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed IT firm Empired has bought local IT firm Intergen for A$17.4 million in cash and shares to build the biggest trans-Tasman Microsoft services provider.More >>

UPDATE: Orion Health confirms $120 mln to $150 mln IPO

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:14:49 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group, a global provider of healthcare software solutions, has confirmed it will raise between $120 million to $150 million in an initial public offer.More >>

Announcing a New Voice for The Left

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:43:14 +1300 | slightlyleftofcentre

Josh Forman is pleased to announce the creation of a new force on the Left of politics in New Zealand. More >>

Orion Health confirms $120 million to $150 million IPO

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:33:30 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group, a global provider of healthcare software solutions, has confirmed its long-heralded initial public offer in New Zealand and Australia.More >>

Kiwi boys launch CloudCannon Globally

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:08:14 +1300 | CloudCannon

CloudCannon Lands $500k In Funding and Partnership with Rightside, With Global Launch At TechCrunch Disrupt Europe More >>

Joyce to focus on R&D spending, skilled workers, exports

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:53:17 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says his top priorities for the next three years are to lift private sector spending on research and development, alleviate a shortage of engineers and ICT workers, and keep New ...More >>

Dotcom loses bid to keep assets from Hollywood studios

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:09:52 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has lost his bid to keep the value and nature of his unfrozen assets hidden from Hollywood studios that are suing him over alleged copyright breaches.More >>

IDATA Appoints Hans Beyer-Rieger

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:52:19 +1300 | IDATA Resolutions

Data storage, replication, protection and virtualisation experts IDATA Resolutions has appointed Hans Beyer-Rieger to the position of Account Manager. He will be responsible for relationship management and business development in the Wellington and Palmerston ...More >>

Innovation enables greater efficiency for accountants

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:21:02 +1300 | MYOB

New Zealand’s leading accounting software provider MYOB today shared its vision for how it will fundamentally transform the relationship between accountants and their clients, and announced the first milestone in its journey to take accounting ...More >>

Jade Software enjoys record q3 international growth

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:19:24 +1300 | Jade Software

Christchurch, 20th October 2014 - Jade Software’s product for ports, Jade Master Terminal , is in demand from marine terminals all around the world. Mixed cargo ports are faced with increasing complexity and the need to react more quickly to remain ...More >>

SMEs unhappy with internet connection

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:35:04 +1300 | MYOB

Over a third of SME business operators from around the country are unhappy with both access to the internet and the cost of their connection, according to the latest MYOB Digital Nation report.More >>

Kiwi Tech Startup Launches Social Media Shopping Platform

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:17:46 +1300 | Impact PR

A new Kiwi startup is utilising Facebook integrated technology to help drive a new smartphone shopping concept, which is already experiencing significant interest internationally in countries as diverse as Italy and Mongolia.More >>

KIWA Awarded for Innovation in Media, Music & Entertainment

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:06:11 +1300 | Kiwa

Auckland, 17 October2014 – KIWA®, a world leading production house for experiential digital books, has won the Innovation in Media, Music & Entertainment category at the 2014 New Zealand Innovation Awards.More >>

Global Game Jam 2015 Auckland Venue Announced

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:46:54 +1300 | Media Design School

The world’s largest game jam is coming back to New Zealand in 2015 and Media Design School are thrilled to announce that they will be hosting New Zealand’s Auckland meet up.More >>

Social Media Key to New Growth for NZ Exporters

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:14:28 +1300 | DHL

Social Media Key to New Growth for NZ Exporters 43% of NZ exporters surveyed have generated orders through social Media Online orders a crucial channel - DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship More >>

Altium Announces Three Year Sponsorship of Clean Technology

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:15:44 +1300 | Altium

Company Invests in the Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION), to Help Inspire Innovation among the Next Generation of Electronics Designers More >>

Leaked draft confirms TPP will censor Internet

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:34:45 +1300 | OpenMedia

October 16, 2014 – This morning Wikileaks published a second leaked draft of the Intellectual Property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The draft confirms people’s worst fears about Internet censorship. That’s according to community-based ...More >>

 

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