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Centrify tips to beef up security muscle for 2017

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:55:49 +1300 | Centrify

New Year resolutions should focus on tightening up cybersecurity rather than muscles or calorie counts warns Niall King of Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats.More >>

'Private' messaging not so private

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:32:43 +1300 | Internet NZ

Many messaging apps are not as private and secure as people think. Every message sent could be read by service providers, advertisers and other organisations - an invasion of people's privacy rights. InternetNZ’s 2016 research into the thoughts ...More >>

U.S. Senate Inquiry into Russian Intelligence Activities

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:27:55 +1300 | U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today issued a joint statement regarding the Committee’s ...More >>

UFB fuels Xero Hawke's Bay move

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:43:00 +1300 | Digitl

If you're wondering why the government was so keen to build a fibre network look no further than Victoria White's Xero boss brings jobs to Hawke’s Bay   in Hawke’s Bay Today. She writes: Next year, Hawke’s Bay will join the likes of San Francisco, ...More >>

PC down, not out

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:27:47 +1300 | Digitl

PC sales have fallen for five years. They will never return to the glory days. But the PC is a long way from extinction. More >>

Spark, Chorus streamline fibre installs

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:12:48 +1300 | Digitl

Spark has extended its streamlined street-in-a-week fibre installation trial to include Chorus UFB coverage areas. More >>

Touch typing on the 2016 Apple MacBook Pro keyboard

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:01:46 +1300 | Digitl

Apple introduced its  butterfly laptop keyboard design for the 2015 12-inch MacBook . It is shallower than previous keyboards. More >>

50Mbps the new fibre normal

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:59:42 +1300 | Digitl

Chorus says it will upgrade the 85,000 residential customers on a 30Mbps plan to 50Mbps at no extra charge. From January  50Mbps will become the new entry-level plan speed for customers on the company's fibre network. Because Chorus doesn't sell ...More >>

Xero adds Apple Pay

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:55:10 +1300 | Digitl

The company says slow payments are a major source of grief for small businesses who often struggle with poor cash flow. More >>

Spark moves to 200Gbps wavelength

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:48:25 +1300 | Digitl

Spark is using Nokia kit to roll out New Zealand's first 200Gbps wavelength network link. More >>

Understanding Apple’s MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:44:19 +1300 | Digitl

Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro has a slim new body. It boasts a faster processor, larger trackpad, improved keyboard , better speakers and a glorious high-resolution Retina display.More >>

On switching from Mac to Windows, or Windows to Mac

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:39:30 +1300 | Digitl

At the Guardian Alex Hern writes: Is it time to swap your Mac for a Windows laptop? 1 More >>

Lenovo Miix 510: A Surface Pro 4 for less

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:35:05 +1300 | Digitl

If you want a Surface Pro 4 but find Microsoft's price too high, Lenovo's Miix 510 may fit the bill. More >>

Choosing between MacBook Pro, Surface Book

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:28:07 +1300 | Digitl

In the end it's all about what you do with your hands. More >>

Pushpay's 3q update confirms 2017 ACMR and breakeven target

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:48:13 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payments app developer, says its annualised committed monthly revenue (ACMR) grew US$8.4 million in the December quarter, including US$1.1 million it made from acquiring US church app business ...More >>

Symantec Security Response – Latest Intelligence

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:06:31 +1300 | Symantec

Some of the key takeaways from December’s Latest Intelligence , and the threat landscape in general, include an increase in the number of web attacks blocked by Symantec, the return of a particularly nasty disk-wiping threat, and how Symantec ...More >>

Website Help For Small Businesses

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:20:00 +1300 | One Stop Web

The One Stop Web has just launched with the goal to make it affordable for entrepreneurs to set up their own business and to give existing small businesses a boost. More >>

Bosch integrates kiwi app to provide email in cars

Thu, 5 Jan 2017 14:00:36 +1300 | Beweb

Jan 5, 2017 A Kiwi-made app is getting global attention after securing a strategic partnership with technology giant Bosch to bring email into cars. More >>

Historic imagery website clicks into place

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 15:05:57 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Has the street where you live changed over the years? Perhaps it’s gone from just having a few houses to having lots. Or maybe it didn’t even exist 50 years ago! More >>

Free WiFi coming to popular holiday spots this summer

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:28:17 +1300 | Spark

Holiday makers around New Zealand will be able to enjoy free WiFi this summer. Spark is taking WiFi campervans to some of New Zealand’s popular holiday spots, so customers and non-customers alike can post their selfies, share their summer highlights, and ...More >>


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