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TeamTalk to sell controlling stake in Farmside to Vodafone

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:41:00 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 24 (BusinessDesk) - Unprofitable telecommunications minnow TeamTalk plans to sell a 70 percent stake in its problematic Farmside rural internet services provider to Vodafone New Zealand for $10 million, almost half what Spark New Zealand is willing ...More >>

Pixi Donate Services to Richard Branson Charity Auction

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:49:23 +1300 | Pixi

Auckland based SEO & SEM services provider, Pixi are donating their comprehensive search engine optimisation package for auction at an evening with Sir Richard Branson. More >>

NZTech backs government’s stance on cyber security

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:38:07 +1300 | Make Lemonade

NZTech today backed the Government’s continued focus on the New Zealand cyber security strategy and action plan as rogue cyber attacks continue to plague nations and businesses worldwide. More >>

Cloud Services Multiply Benefits for Seating To Go

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:26:28 +1300 | Lucidity

Auckland, 23 March, 2017 – Seating To Go is a Hamilton based organisation offering a specialist wheelchair and seating assessment, repair and training service. Contracted by the Ministry of Health and ACC, the company provides assessments for mobility ...More >>

NZ cyber security strategy tracking well

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:40:26 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The government released its first report on the implementation of New Zealand’s Cyber Security Strategy and Action Plan today. More >>

New Zealanders support faster rural Internet

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:40:03 +1300 | Internet NZ

New research reveals that New Zealanders want faster home Internet, and are ready to move on from old-fashioned copper connections. More >>

Cost of Shopping Online Set to Drop for Kiwi Consumers

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:58:44 +1300 | Pure Seo

New Zealand consumers are expected to benefit from access to a Google platform which makes it easier to compare prices of products according to a local marketing expert. More >>

SCIRT shares the stories of its rebuild programme

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:18:08 +1300 | SCIRT

The Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team today launched a website telling the stories of its mammoth repair programme. More >>

Intelligence and Security Bill passes third reading

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:28:40 +1300 | New Zealand Government

National Security and Intelligence Minister Bill English today welcomed the passing of legislation which updates the legislative framework and increases the transparency of the intelligence and security agencies.More >>

Spark chases lower input costs in TeamTalk takeover bid

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:45:08 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand wants lower costs from owning fibre assets in the Auckland and Wellington central cities in its pursuit of telecommunications minnow TeamTalk. More >>

Jono And Ben Trends Number One on Youtube Worldwide

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:03:48 +1300 | Mediaworks

This week saw Three win Friday night for the third week running with The Graham Norton Show, 7 Days, Fail Army and Newshub Late all time slot winners in the key 25-54 demographic. More >>

Research underway on the impact of IoT

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:26:46 +1300 | Make Lemonade

Research underway on the impact of IoT March 19, 2017 The Internet of Things (IoT) will soon become critical to helping New Zealand raise its productivity and prosperity, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Much of the current hype around IoT has ...More >>

NEC's Video Face Recognition Technology Ranks First

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:24:48 +1300 | NEC

Tokyo, Japan – March 16, 2017 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that NEC’s face recognition technology achieved the highest performance evaluation in the recent Face in Video Evaluation (FIVE, *1) testing performed by the U.S. National ...More >>

Countdown and NetSafe issue warning about email scammers

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:12:56 +1300 | Countdown

17 March 2017: Countdown and NetSafe are advising consumers to be vigilant as New Zealanders are being targeted by scam emails. More >>

Wellington’s First Virtual And Mixed Reality Centre to Open

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:11:02 +1300 | ProjectR

Wellington’s virtual and mixed reality centre, PROJECTR, will further cement the capital’s reputation as a world-leading hub of digital innovation when it opens in April.More >>

Tech Company Targets Christchurch Grads

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:07:20 +1300 | Magnetism

CRM solutions specialists Magnetism are opening an office in Christchurch – and are focused on fostering local talent. More >>

Journalists too mean to tech companies

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:59:27 +1300 | Digitl

At The Register Shaun Nichols writes : "The tech press has dared to lean away from its core mission of making technology companies more profitable, says tech advocacy house ITIF." The ITIF or Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is ...More >>

Review: Huawei Mate 9 Pro is best Android, for now

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:54:01 +1300 | Digitl

For now, Huawei's most expensive phone to date is also the best Android phone you can buy. Huawei Mate 9 Pro at a glance For: Second generation Leica dual camera, More >>

Fixed wireless laggard in independent broadband test

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:49:11 +1300 | Digitl

New Zealand fixed wireless broadband speeds are on a par with ADSL services delivered over copper lines. More >>

Call for truth in broadband advertising

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:33:57 +1300 | Digitl

"Australia’s equivalent of the NZ Commerce Commission, the ACCC, found that a whopping 80 percent of Australian consumers struggle to compare the broadband speeds of different ISPs..." — James Young-DrewMore >>

 

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