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Neighbourly.Co.NZs a Big Kid Now

Tue, 26 May 2015 16:17:43 +1200 |

The balloons are up and the cheerios and rainbow bread are ready; New Zealand’s first free and private neighbourhood website is turning one. More >>

Chorus says RMA fix needed to aid fibre rollout

Tue, 26 May 2015 13:25:46 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Chorus says RMA fix needed as fibre rollout stumbles on shared driveways, multi-unit homes More >>

Orion Health reports $61M loss, revenue beats prospectus

Tue, 26 May 2015 11:14:25 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health, the healthcare system software developer, reported a $60.8 million loss for the year to March 31, in line with its strategy to grow revenues before becoming profitable, and beat its prospectus forecast for annualised ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security services

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:51:06 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Whatever the conflicts and point scoring between them on other issues, National and Labour have always spoken virtually as one on free trade and the role of the security services. Therefore, the recent appointment of former Labour Finance Minister Sir ...More >>

Evening Performance down for all TrueNet Tests

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:23:51 +1200 | TrueNet

April results continue with the same pattern as March where peak evening performance was down from the previous long term trend. TrueNet measurements show reduced speed for file downloads from almost all locations we measure on some ISPs. Increased time ...More >>

Tuis Calling All NZ Musicians

Mon, 25 May 2015 15:18:15 +1200 | Pead PR

It’s that time of year again to celebrate all that’s great about Kiwi music – nominations for the country’s biggest night in music officially open today (25 May).More >>

Tap in on Tapp

Mon, 25 May 2015 12:15:17 +1200 | Tapp

Queenstown-based taxi app, Tapp a Taxi are launching an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe today. More >>

Rural Broadband extension secured

Sat, 23 May 2015 11:49:19 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The passing of the Telecommunications (Development Levy) Amendment Levy Bill underscores the Government’s commitment to extending enhanced connectivity to regional New Zealand, says Communications Minister Amy AdamsMore >>

CSE and Five Eyes revealed to be targeting mobile browsers

Sat, 23 May 2015 11:42:18 +1200 | OpenMedia

Breaking: CSE and Five Eyes revealed to be targeting popular mobile browsers and mobile App Stores - leaving millions at risk of having their private data hacked More >>

People in Crimea can use Gmail again

Sat, 23 May 2015 10:47:58 +1200 | Access

Access applauds the recent decision by U.S. government agencies to modify sanctions to allow the export of vital technologies to Crimea once again. Announced earlier today in the Federal Register , the new exemptions allow tech companies to resume ...More >>

Telco Levy Bill Passes

Fri, 22 May 2015 23:01:35 +1200 |

MPs completed the second reading at 7.30pm with a vote of 88 to 32 with Labour opposed. They then ground through the committee stages and completed the third reading at 11pm.More >>

Chorus shapes its future workforce

Fri, 22 May 2015 20:38:42 +1200 | Chorus

Chorus is a company focused on ensuring that its future workforce has the right skills. It has teamed up with secondary schools to introduce students to the world of telecommunications and technology through its Schools Gateway Programme. More >>

Costs of Govt's telco levy to to be passed on to consumers

Fri, 22 May 2015 17:12:33 +1200 | Spark

“Spark New Zealand supports the expansion of broadband and mobile connectivity in rural New Zealand,” says Managing Director Simon Moutter. More >>

More skilled job vacancies available online

Fri, 22 May 2015 11:42:58 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 6.3 per cent in the past year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Jobs Online report.More >>

Serko's annual loss widens, targets profitability in 2017

Fri, 22 May 2015 10:19:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 22 (BusinessDesk) - Serko, the online travel booking business, reported a wider annual loss in line with its prospectus forecast, while delivering slower growth in sales than anticipated, and is targeting profitability in the first half of 2017.More >>

Budget 2015 - Scoop Full Coverage - Update #1 21/5/15

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:02:08 +1200 | The Scoop Team


$360m boost for world-class internet connectivity

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:45:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2015 sets aside funding to deliver on the Government’s commitment to roll out world-class internet connectivity for New Zealanders with the extension of its flagship broadband initiatives, Communications Minister Amy Adams says. A contingency ...More >>

WiFi sparking up Hawke’s Bay health services

Thu, 21 May 2015 13:44:54 +1200 | Spark Digital

Staff, visitors and patients at Hawke’s Bay Hospital can now use free WiFi thanks to Spark Digital. The hospital WiFi service is the same product provided in the Spark phone boxes, and is accessible from all of the Hawke’s Bay Hospital buildings. ...More >>

TUANZ takes Digital Journey to its members

Thu, 21 May 2015 10:32:06 +1200 | TUANZ

Innovation Partnership research shows that businesses that make effective use of the Internet are 73% more productive than businesses not online. The New Zealand economy could add $34 billion if businesses made more effective use of the Internet.More >>

Jade Software narrows FY loss on Master Terminal unit growth

Thu, 21 May 2015 08:06:26 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 20 (BusinessDesk) - Jade Software, the Christchurch-based software developer, narrowed its annual loss as revenue at its Master Terminal port management software grew at a faster pace than expected.More >>


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