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U.S: Bipartisan bill to confront rising risks of cyberattack

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:01:00 +1300 | Automation Federation

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (18 December 2014) – The United States Congress earlier this week took an important step forward to better protect America from the increasing risks of industrial cyberattack when it approved The Cybersecurity ...More >>

Condemning Cyber-Attack by North Korea

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:22:45 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

The United States condemns North Korea for the cyber-attack targeting Sony Pictures Entertainment and the unacceptable threats against movie theatres and moviegoers. These actions are a brazen attempt by an isolated regime to suppress free speech ...More >>

Martin Jetpack reviews ASX listing as Chinese investor commi

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:13:08 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand jetpack maker, Martin Aircraft Co, has secured more than twice the $25 million funding it has been seeking in a proposed initial public offering on the Australian Stock Exchange to commercialise its single person ...More >>

Scoop Independent News Launches "Operation Chrysalis"

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:35:19 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

Scoop.co.nz , the pioneering online news resource with a deep publicly accessible archive, rich journalistic heritage and influential audience, is seeking new supporters to make it stable and sustainable into the future. From today Scoop is beginning ...More >>

New building for Tetra Pak at Waikato Innovation Park

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:25:02 +1300 | Waikato Innovation Park

Waikato Innovation Park has signed an agreement with existing tenant, Tetra Pak, to construct a custom-built national headquarters on its Hamilton East campus. The new building will be the fourth constructed on the Park’s campus since it opened ...More >>

"Operation Chrysalis" - An Invitation To Assist Scoop Evolve

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:23:38 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

Today Scoop launched "Operation Chrysalis" a project to engage with Scoop.co.nz users and stakeholders to make Scoop stable and sustainable into the future.More >>

Kiwis take to technology to beat the Christmas rush

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:03:49 +1300 | Colmar Brunton

With the Christmas shopping rush in its final week, new research confirms that Kiwis are increasingly more reliant on technology to shop and are even becoming less resistant to the idea of contactless payment using a mobile phone.More >>

Sustainable Housing Development Reaches New Milestone

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:47:53 +1300 | Unison

A sustainable housing development in Hastings has reached a new milestone, with the first of eleven solar PV equipped new-builds complete and open as a show home. The housing development, a joint project between Horvath Homes, Unison and Hastings District ...More >>

Remember Healthline these holidays!

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:50:41 +1300 | Healthline

People are being encouraged to include Healthline and the Healthline symptom checker in their holiday plans. More >>

Spark New Zealand Moving Ahead in 4g Network Build

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:23:06 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand said today it believes it is overtaking its rivals in respect of 4G mobile data services, after making rapid strides in its network build over recent months.More >>

Getting Lost Pets Home Even Quicker

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:05:32 +1300 | NZ Companion Animal Council

The New Zealand Companion Animal Council (NZCAC) announced today that it is funding the development of new software and applications to help the leading New Zealand Lost Pet networks to work together and be an even more effective tool in getting ...More >>

Pacific Edge’s half year report

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:56:09 +1300 | Pacific Edge

• Signed Cxbaldder agreement with Multiplan, a large National Provider Network (NPN) in the US. This is the fourth agreement to be signed with NPNs since October 2013.More >>

TISA text: US threat to privacy, civil rights, data security

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:40:29 +1300 | AFTINET

‘ Leaked US proposals in the Trade in the secret Services (TISA) negotiations include rules that would threaten privacy and civil rights protections for digital personal data’ Dr Patricia Ranald, Coordinator of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment ...More >>

Strong sales for sections in Central Otago technology park

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:35:14 +1300 | Harcourts

Cromwell will soon have a vibrant innovation and technology park with more than 20 of 42 available sections on the Highlands Motorsport Park site already sold. Harcourts is the exclusive agent for the project.More >>

Powerhouse Ventures Appointment of Rick Christie as Director

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:48:56 +1300 | Powerhouse Ventures Ltd

Powerhouse Ventures Limited (“Powerhouse”), developer of intellectual property-based businesses, announces that it has appointed Rick Christie to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from its Board Meeting last week.More >>

Dragon Island children’s story gets interactive on iPad

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:57:55 +1300 | Kiwa

Dragon Island, the new children’s book from internationally acclaimed author Martin Baynton, is now available as an interactive story exclusively on iPad. More >>

Red light camera for Wellington motorway intersection

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:00:58 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police, NZ Transport Agency and Wellington City Council are working together to reduce risk for road users by installing a high-tech red light camera at the intersection of Karo Drive and Victoria Street, on the State Highway 1 inner city bypass.More >>

SMART Approaches for Auckland

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:58:28 +1300 | NZ Airports

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed the announcement that SMART Approaches satellite-based navigation technology will come into use at Auckland Airport next year. More >>

Glueboard traps prohibited from 2015

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:25:33 +1300 | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is asking members of the public to be on the lookout for any glueboard rodent traps being used or sold next year. From 1 January 2015, the sale and use of glueboard traps – which are sticky boards used to monitor ...More >>

Wynyard crime fighting software selected by justice agency

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:52:12 +1300 | Wynyard Group

17 December 2014, Auckland - Wynyard Group, a market leader in crime fighting software and services, has today announced it has secured a significant agreement with a leading European based justice agency for its Investigative Case Management solutionMore >>

 

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