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Job Done for winning pitch in Fonterra innovation comp

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 17:50:21 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - It is indeed “job done” for the digital innovation start up of the same name which has secured a business relationship with dairy giant Fonterra Cooperative Group after delivering the winning pitch at an Auckland innovation event ...More >>

Pressing need for basics overtakes Chch 'smart city' plan

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 16:34:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - A plan to transform Christchurch into "the world's smartest city", taking advantage of the earthquake rebuild to incorporate 'intelligent infrastructure' that could monitor and optimise use of services like energy and water, ...More >>

Snakk founder Derek Handley to leave board, shares fall

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:04:10 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Snakk Media founder Derek Handley will step down as chairman of the mobile advertising technology company by the end of the year in a wider boardroom shuffle.More >>

Peter Wise to take the helm at IDC New Zealand

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:59:31 +1200 | IDC New Zealand Ltd

Auckland, New Zealand, 31st August 2015 – Peter Wise has been appointed to the role of Country Manager, IDC New Zealand effective 1 September 2015. In his new role, Peter will be reporting to the A/NZ Managing Director Ullrich Loeffler who was also ...More >>

Police warn users of sex sites of potential for extortion

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:03:30 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police are warning surfers of on-line adult internet sites to be wary following a number of incidents where members of the public engaged in sex sites have become victims of extortion.More >>

Design Bank collaboration hub cuts costs, delivers solutions

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:39:59 +1200 | Information Leadership

Information Leadership is launching Design Bank™ at the Digital Workplace conference on 31 August, where Director Sarah Heal will be challenging the ‘conventional wisdom’ about how to make the digital workplace deliver on improving productivity and organisational ...More >>

Coding for kids and teachers these school holidays

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:38:09 +1200 | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Libraries, Grow Wellington and Gather Workshops are set to welcome young people and their teachers to the War Memorial Library to learn about coding and computer programming these school holidays. More >>

QJumpers and NBR Talent join forces

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:16:10 +1200 | Qjumpers

In some of the hardest recruitment conditions of the past 10 years, QJumpers has joined forces with NBR Talent to help streamline the way New Zealand companies seek fresh talent.More >>

Over 250,000 people shape action plan to save the Internet

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:30:02 +1200 | OpenMedia

August 27, 2015 – It's as if the entire city of London Ontario banded together to save the Internet. Shaped by more than 250,000 people and launching today, Canada's Digital Future is a crowd-sourced election platform packed with ideas from everyday ...More >>

UPDATE: NZ regulations need to be technology agnostic: Adams

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:07:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams wants to drag New Zealand's regulatory framework away from being technology specific in a wide-ranging review of the digital sector and its growing entanglement with other ...More >>

Opening Te Uru Rangi Māori web development scholarship

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:42:20 +1200 | Enspiral Dev Academy

Enspiral Dev Academy is thrilled to announce the launch of Te Uru Rangi, a scholarship to support Māori students entering the technology industry. More >>

E-voting a step closer after Council decision

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:07:34 +1200 | Porirua City Council

27 August 2015 E-voting a step closer after Council decision Electronic voting in Local Government elections is a step closer after Council last night voted to be involved in a pilot for next year’s elections. Mayor Nick Leggett said the Council ...More >>

TeamTalk annual earnings slump 53% in 'tough year'

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:08:57 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - TeamTalk, the listed telecommunications company, reported a 53 percent drop in annual earnings as sales fell across its radio and broadband network operations, in what it said was a "tough year."More >>

Marketing Companies Sought to Help Small Business Maximise

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:03:24 +1200 | Glow Consulting

Amplifier is seeking marketing agency partners to work collaboratively to help small and medium business master the online environment to grow sales. More >>

OpenMedia criticizes police push

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:57:34 +1200 | OpenMedia

OpenMedia is extremely concerned by the proposal put forward by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police that would make it far easier for police to access Canadians’ online records without a warrant. The police proposal flies in the face of a landmark ...More >>

SLI CEO Ryan bemoans weak stock, says it should be $2-plus

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:16:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - SLI Systems chief executive Shaun Ryan says the company's share price is "significantly under-priced" and could be at least four times higher based on other public software-as-a-service valuations.More >>

Avondale students amongst top ranks at world Microsoft compe

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:39:43 +1200 | Avondale School

Three Avondale College students have beaten more than half a million competitors from around the globe to place in the top ten in the world finals of the Microsoft Office Specialist championships – for the second year in a row. This year the international ...More >>

Why TPPA could rob our children of a truly prosperous future

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:13:58 +1200 | Tim Campion

I am a Systems Analyst by trade. I have been working on designing systems and fixing broken ones for over 20 years. I have worked across many industries in both the public and the private sectors and have worked on all manner of systems and technologies. ...More >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, Note 5 models won’t cure premium ph

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:59:46 +1200 | Digitl

Samsung pioneered large screen phones. On Friday it launched two new models: the curved screen Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Note 5. More >>

Ashley Madison: A wake up call

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:49:14 +1200 | Digitl

A month ago a group called Impact Team stole the user database and transaction history from Ashley Madison, a website that arranges liaisons for married people. More >>


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