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NZ to host international digital leaders’ summit in 2018

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:37:40 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister Hon Peter Dunne is delighted to announce that New Zealand is the new chair of the D5 group of nations and will host the next international leaders’ summit in New Zealand in early 2018. Mr Dunne has recently returned from ...More >>

Samsung’s Family Hub ‘Smart Fridge’ Launches in NZ

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:13:09 +1300 | Samsung

New Family Hub refrigerator features a built in WiFi enabled touchscreen that lets you manage groceries and connect with your family like never before More >>

Out of date websites costing New Zealand businesses

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:30:21 +1300 | E9

Businesses could be missing out on half of the e-commerce they are due because their websites haven’t been updated for internet browsers on smartphones and tablets. If their core business is e-commerce this can be a substantial amount of business.More >>

Court Finds Parker Pirates Liable

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:40:50 +1300 | Sky Television

SKY and Duco confirmed today that SKY has obtained judgment against seven individuals who unlawfully streamed the Parker v Haumono fight. More >>

Northland power outage - update 4pm 8/12/16

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:19:43 +1300 | Vodafone

Transpower is continuing to work to restore power to all affected regions of Northland. As mains power is being restored, Vodafone technicians are working on cell sites in each of these regions to switch them over from back-up generators, to mains power, ...More >>

World’s first App for human rights released

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:57:38 +1300 | LexisNexis

Sydney, 9 December 2016: LexisNexis® has collaborated with the Australian Human Rights Commission to develop RightsApp, the world’s first mobile application that allows users to quickly and easily search international human rights conventions ...More >>

Waiheke Island now fully fibred

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:25:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Ultra-Fast Broadband build on Auckland’s Waiheke Island is now complete, meaning more than 5600 local homes and businesses can now connect to faster and more reliable internet, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. More >>

Virtual reality kittens flood Frimley Park

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:52:07 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Cute little kittens are rampaging all over Frimley Park, just waiting for our technology-savvy children to track them down. But while they are finding them, they will need to avoid the Bad Fairy.More >>

DNA and Immigration New Zealand are IXD Awards finalists

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:45:12 +1300 | DNA

Customer intimacy and digital innovation consultancy DNA have been named a finalist in the 2017 IXD Awards, for the Immigration New Zealand visa application Gateway project. Based in New York, the IXD Awards are seen as the global benchmark in design ...More >>

GCSB wants to give ISPs more power to block cyber threats

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 13:46:31 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 7 (BusinessDesk) - The Government Communications Security Bureau wants to give internet service providers more information and power to block cyber threats which are increasing, its director told the intelligence and security select committee ...More >>

200,000 domains put on hold to protect Kiwis

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 11:09:17 +1300 | Dot Kiwi

A joint venture between New Zealand’s largest domain name and web hosting company and providers of the .kiwi domain name will see 200,000 domains put on hold for a year, protecting them from abuse, and giving their owners time to develop their domain ...More >>

Adams: Using data to fight crime

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:25:55 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Good afternoon and thank you for the invitation to speak at the Government Economics Network today. More >>

Architects fear employers prioritize software over design

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:03:53 +1300 | Hays Recruitment

Architectural professionals are concerned that some employers are prioritising a candidate’s BIM software skills over their design capabilities, which will have long-term consequences for the industry’s talent pipeline and reputation.More >>

‘Tis the season to be shopping online

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:59:20 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Online spending could replace physical shopping at Christmas time for some consumers, but Consumer Protection reminds those who enjoy the task of typing rather than swiping to consider the risks.More >>

Datagate oversubscribes and extends rights issue

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:44:31 +1300 | Datagate

AUCKLAND, 6 December, 2016 – New Zealand cloud software start-up Datagate Innovation Limited has successfully oversubscribed a $500,000 rights issue to existing shareholders – and subsequently extended the issue to include new investors.More >>

2400+ schools now using N4L's Managed Network

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:48:58 +1300 | N4L Network For Learning

Nearly 800,000 students and teachers from 2400+ schools are now using Network for Learning’s (N4L) Managed Network to enhance their learning, marking the completion of one of the largest technology implementations into New Zealand schools.More >>

Accenture Teams with for ‘Hour of Code’

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:28:47 +1300 | Accenture

Accenture Teams with Through ‘Hour of Code’ to Inspire Students to Learn Coding, Develop Computer Science Skills to Prepare for the Digital Economy More >>

Trade Me and e-Spatial providing better property insights

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:43:25 +1300 | E-Spatial

Trade Me and e-Spatial: working together to provide New Zealander’s with better property insights More >>

Toll New Zealand Tracks Process Delivery with Promapp

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:08:59 +1300 | Promapp

Toll New Zealand, one of New Zealand’s largest domestic freight forwarders offering end-to-end transport services and logistics solutions, has announced that it will deploy Promapp’s cloud-based business process management software as part of the ...More >>

Microsoft and Netsafe issue fresh warning about scammers

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:55:49 +1300 | Joint Press Release

AUCKLAND, 5 December 2016 – Microsoft New Zealand and Netsafe are today renewing their call for New Zealand internet users to be aware of a fresh wave of scammers who are targeting this country with warnings about fake viruses on their computers.More >>


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