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Startup Teaches Children Strategies for Resisting Ads

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:45:03 +1300 | AdzJab

MARCH 27, 2015 - Since digital marketing took off like a wildfire, online ads and in-app purchases have caused parents headaches. Children are able to make in-app purchases and opt-in to marketing campaigns without their parents’ knowledge or ...More >>

Government admits they need to make changes to Bill C-51

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:43:28 +1300 | OpenMedia

The government admits they need to make modest changes to Bill C-51 - but they should listen to citizens and experts calling for a restart to the bill not tinkering More >>

Charles Rivkin travels to Republic of Korea and Japan

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:02:38 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin Travels to Republic of Korea and Japan More >>

The Final Countdown - Thanks & There's Still Time To Pledge

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:32:35 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

Phew! We are now counting down the hours to the end of this crowd-funding campaign at 11pm on Sunday. Thankyou to all those Scoop readers and supporters who have pledged already. You have been awesome. But this is not over yet.More >>

Driving the data revolution

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:37:38 +1300 | UN ESCAP

Bangkok  (ESCAP  News) -- Between 2001 and 2011, over 450 million people in the Asia-Pacific region were brought out of poverty, but 772 million people still  live  on  less  than  $1.25 a day. The number of women in the region dying  because  ...More >>

Do Mobile Phones Have a New Calling?

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:30:26 +1300 | Canstar

50% of Gen Ys say that data is more important than call minutes or texts More >>

Technology more important than ever for not-for-profits

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:14:38 +1300 | Joint Media Statement

Upgrading out-of-date infrastructure and making better use of online media are top priorities for Australian and New Zealand not-for-profits in their efforts to keep up in the digital age. More >>

‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn code

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:55:30 +1300 | High Tech Youth

AUCKLAND, 27 March 2015 - While the whole of New Zealand has been rightly obsessing over the Cricket world cup over the past few weeks, a group of primary school girls in Northland have been learning some valuable skills for future careers with the ...More >>

Kordia steps up offerings for ME market

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:55:22 +1300 | Kordia

Today (March 27) Kordia NZ announces a new partnership with Vadacom to deliver a cloud-based PBX solution with lines and calling bundled together in one bill. More >>

Heart help at the click of a mouse

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:08:16 +1300 | The Heart Foundation

Isolated heart attack survivors can now access cardiac rehabilitation from the comfort of home, thanks to a ground-breaking website launched by the Heart Foundation. More >>

eReferral system rolled out across South Island

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:57:58 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says Southern DHB has now completed the South Island’s rollout of eReferrals, enabling faster more accurate transfer of patient information. More >>

Pioneering digital education lab for Wellington region

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:03:57 +1300 | Unitec

Award winning digital and creative education lab, The Mind Lab by Unitec, was officially opened in Wellington by Hon Steven Joyce this morning, Thursday 26 March and was announced as a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards last night as one of the ...More >>

NZ Online Retail Sales: Monthly update & Q&A with Might Ape

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:14:16 +1300 | Bank of New Zealand

Key figures for February online retail sales • Total online retail spending was up 9% on February last year – a solid result, nearly back to double-digits. • Online purchases at domestic merchants in February were up 6% on the spending levels ...More >>

At last, ALL things Driven

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:35 +1300 | NZME.

In keeping with their multi-platform strategy NZME has today announced the launch of driven.co.nz , a new market-leading website that brings all things driven together in one place.More >>

Inquiry into allegations of GCSB interception in Pacific

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:09:29 +1300 | Inspector General of Intelligence and Security

Inquiry into allegations of GCSB interception of communications in the South Pacific - 25 March 2015, 3.00pm More >>

Cyber First Scheme Launched

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:49:08 +1300 | GCHQ

Cyber First scheme launched to develop the UK's next generation of cyber security experts More >>

Chariot carpooling and ride sharing app equity crowdfunding

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:20:54 +1300 | PledgeMe

Chariot, New Zealand’s first carpooling and ride sharing app, is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign today . More >>

Censored Chinese Air Pollution Documentary "Under The Dome"

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:16:06 +1300 | Brandon Engel

Under the Dome — a new documentary which examines air pollution in China — has sparked international dialog about the importance of keeping our air clean. The film attracted 150 million views shortly after China Central Television’s newscaster, ...More >>

Vawtrak Banking Trojan Harvesting Passwords Worldwide

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:05:47 +1300 | AVG

A new wave of the Vawtrak banking Trojan is spreading worldwide. AVG Technologies researcher Jakub Kroustek provides detailed analysis and advice below.More >>

N4L reaches 500,000 school users on Managed Network

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:41:43 +1300 | Network for Learning

More than half a million students and teachers across New Zealand are now using N4L’s Managed Network to support their learning, with schools continuing to connect to the government-funded service well ahead of schedule.More >>

 

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