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New website throws spotlight on ISPs

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:59:00 +1200 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ has launched a new website, called ISP Spotlight, which will help New Zealanders make more informed choices about their Internet providers. More >>

Law changes introduced to streamline UFB rollout

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:13:27 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Communications Minister Amy Adams says new legislation introduced to Parliament today will make it easier for people involved in shared property or apartments to connect to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB). “New Zealanders are hungry for better connectivity ...More >>

Expert tips help calves get the best start

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:53:21 +1200 | Seales Winslow Ltd

Expert tips help calves get the best start Calving season just got a little bit easier thanks to a new series of online videos from SealesWinslow. The 2 minute clips provide quick and relevant advice from SealesWinslow nutritionist and quality manager, ...More >>

Kiwis Open Their Laptop Lids Instead Of Their Wallets

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:37:52 +1200 | Nielsen Online Retail Report

AUCKLAND, 29 JUNE 2016 – The online retail eco-system is fast evolving in New Zealand. Shoppers today no longer simply go to the nearest store; they grab the nearest digital device. New data from Nielsen shows over 2 million people are now shopping ...More >>

Incredible Copper Speeds - (ADSL & VDSL)

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:50:53 +1200 | TrueNet

Another month of excellent copper connection performance by all ISPs that we measure, the best on record. This means that all major ISPs are delivering ADSL and VDSL evening speeds that are nearly equal to the speed achieved when there is no traffic - see ...More >>

NZ Internet identity wins prestigious ICANN governance award

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:39:27 +1200 | Internet NZ

Longstanding InternetNZ member Keith Davidson was overnight named joint winner of the prestigious ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award More >>

Jumia Becomes the One Stop Online Destination in Africa

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:09:53 +1200 | African Press Organisation

LAGOS, Nigeria, June 24, 2016/ -- Africa Internet Group is today connecting its companies into Jumia’s ( ) ecosystem with a new vision, "Expand your horizons". The new Jumia ecosystem will give access to products and services ...More >>

Cyber breaches are not confined to developed markets

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:00:11 +1200 | African Press Organisation

Governments and Telecoms Top Targeted Sectors for Cyber Attacks in East Africa- Cyber breaches are not confined to developed markets More >>

Corporate Citizens Need to Make a Real Impact

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:56:54 +1200 | African Press Organisation

The roll-out of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comes with a “leave no one behind” strategy that moves from reducing to ending poverty, and one that puts sustainability and growth at its core, believes Abey Tau, Public Affairs and Corporate ...More >>

Fronde chairman Jon Mayson ousted, two other directors exit

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:27:30 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Jon Mayson, chairman of IT services provider Fronde, has been asked to step down by the company’s two main shareholder/directors who wanted to refresh the board.More >>

Error prevention and VR learning win HealthTech awards

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:34:10 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 23 (BusinessDesk) - A medical device aimed at preventing medication errors in hospitals and a virtual reality simulator for teaching radiologists are winners of this year’s HealthTech awards.More >>

Seven NZ finalists announced in Internet awards

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:37:36 +1200 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is excited to announce seven New Zealand companies that have been named finalists for their innovative work with the Internet. More >>

Kiwis to get a master class in Virtual Reality

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:50:38 +1200 | Noel Leeming

Noel Leeming will be transporting New Zealanders to a new virtual world at their Queen Street store from today with the country’s first demonstrations of HTC Vive – the most advanced Virtual Reality yet.More >>

Industry trainees to access workplace support

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:53:48 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 23 June 2016 Media Statement More >>

Social media is alive and thriving for New Zealand business

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:40:47 +1200 | OMG Solutions

A social media survey was conducted by four independent businesses late last year to provide an overview of how New Zealand businesses are using social media, the success they are having, and to provide a benchmark businesses can measure themselves ...More >>

The Politics of Facebook Fear: Encryption & Satire

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:29:52 +1200 | Richard S. Ehrlich

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Free speech and pro-democracy activists, Thai journalists and others are encrypting their telephone and message conversations, shrinking their Facebook presence and finding other ways to avoid the coup-installed military junta's ...More >>

Vensa Health recognised in NZ Health IT Innovation Awards

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:53:52 +1200 | Vensa Health

AUCKLAND, NZ., June 22, 2016 – Vensa Health ( ), New Zealand’s leading Mobile Health solutions company, was one of five New Zealand Health IT companies recognised for innovation at the NZ Healthcare Congress Awards Dinner in Auckland ...More >>

NZ On Air and YouTube team up to help Kiwi YouTube creators

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:32:39 +1200 | NZ On Air

NZ On Air and Google have teamed up to give successful New Zealand YouTube creators the opportunity to hone their craft, learn from experts and build new audiences. More >>

MSD makes its services ‘cheap as’ for clients

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:01:11 +1200 | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has removed cost as a factor for its clients to access its services off any digital device on a mobile network, by providing “Cheap As Data.”More >>

Social media and sport – does it serve up the right results?

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:40:15 +1200 | Massey University

For some, social media is a pervasive part of society and our modern consumer culture. However, sports scholars have noted a distinct lack of knowledge and understanding when it comes to using social media among sports teams and brands.More >>


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