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NIWA's Hotspot Watch

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:43:00 +1300 | NIWA

A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot regions ...More >>

Confidence slips on cyber security

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 11:02:47 +1300 | PwC

New Zealand organisations have far less confidence in their own information security activities (as well as their suppliers) than they did last year, according to PwC’s New Zealand insights of the annual Global State of Information Security Survey released ...More >>

Scott Technology more than doubles annual profit

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 16:18:34 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 8 (BusinessDesk) - Scott Technology, the industrial automation manufacturer, more than doubled annual profit as revenue was boosted by a weaker kiwi dollar and gains from its RobotWorx acquisition. More >>

Norton Unveils its Most Powerful Threat Protection

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 15:48:26 +1300 | Norton

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 8 October 2015 -- In a move to streamline multiple core offerings into one flagship subscription service, Symantec (Nasdaq:SYMC) today announced the availability of Norton Security Premium in New Zealand. More >>

CRI research still relevant as Joyce puts funding under micr

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 15:01:34 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 8 (BusinessDesk) - Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce is happy with the close association the country's seven Crown Research Institute have with their specific industries, even as their funding comes under review in the National Statement ...More >>

ikeGPS partners with hardware giants to drive US growth

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:58:24 +1300 | ikeGPS

Revolutionary Kiwi technology is set to make a splash in the US construction and DIY markets, thanks to relationships between NZX-listed ikeGPS and two US Fortune 500 companies.More >>

Making it Easy; EasyForms recognised for Excellence

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:11:13 +1300 | EasyForms

Business solutions company EasyForms have won the Westpac Auckland Business Awards (North) 2015 for Excellence in Strategy & Planning. More >>

Scoop Coverage: TPPA Deal Reached

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 09:52:03 +1300 | Scoop Full Coverage

Announcements, reaction and commentary on the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal and initial agreement details from NZ and the world.More >>

Report shows government digital maturity around the globe

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 09:41:39 +1300 | Deloitte

A new report from Deloitte, “The Journey to Government’s Digital Transformation,” examines the public sector’s ability to use digital to fundamentally transform services to citizens and offers strategies for government leaders to accelerate the ...More >>

Nigel Sharplin

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 09:33:58 +1300 | Make Lemonade

Nigel Sharplin is one of New Zealand’s fastest rising cutting edge new world hi-tech designersMore >>

Animating Charlie Brown and other stories

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 16:10:38 +1300 | Fuseworks

While US audiences attend the first public screenings of The Peanuts Movie, New Zealand animators, game developers and visual effects specialists will be hearing how Charlie Brown and Snoopy came to life on the big screen at this year’s AnimfxNZ ...More >>

Gartner Gives LogRhythm Highest Scores

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 11:27:21 +1300 | LogRhythm

LogRhythm , The Security Intelligence Company, today announced that industry research firm Gartner gave LogRhythm the highest scores when evaluating solution capabilities for three common SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) use cases: compliance, ...More >>

New Hosted National Automatic Fire Alarm System From Unisys

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 10:14:45 +1300 | Unisys

WELLINGTON, 6 October 2015 – Unisys (NYSE:UIS) Corporation today announced it has been awarded a contract to manage and maintain the New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS)’s national automatic fire alarm messaging system, delivering this critical service ...More >>

IT Power unveils NZ-made portable data centre

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 09:40:32 +1300 | Datablock

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – IT Power today unveiled a more flexible and affordable answer to New Zealand organisations’ ICT infrastructure needs: the datablok, a fully portable data centre housed within the world’s most broadly adopted industry ...More >>

NZ govt lifts target speeds for rural broadband to boost ICT

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 17:11:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - The government has lifted its expectations on faster broadband speeds for rural New Zealand as it targets increased spending on research and development in the country's information and communications technology sector, which it sees ...More >>

Orion shares jump 9% on US defence deal

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:04:14 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health shares jumped 9 percent after the listed healthcare system software developer said it was part of a group that won a US Department of Defense contract to help modernise the department's healthcare data system.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the TPP deal reached in Atlanta

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 10:48:16 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

If the TPP was the Rugby World Cup, the New Zealand team probably wouldn’t be making it out of pool play. While the final details will not emerge for a month, the TPP is offering disappointing returns for New Zealand… and over a very long ...More >>

Airways airBooks ready for online take-off

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 09:29:07 +1300 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand is set to revolutionise the training of air traffic controllers globally with the launch of air Books – a dynamic, media rich platform, empowering learning for the ‘net generation’ of aviation professionals.More >>

Joyce: First National Science Strategy launch

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 17:30:02 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Thank you for joining me here today as I launch the Government’s first ever National Statement of Science Investment. More >>

Samsung Springboard Finalists Announced

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 15:36:57 +1300 | Joint Press Release

8 Kiwi tech companies have been selected as finalists, with a shot at $30,000 prize money and global networking opportunities AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Monday, 5th October 2015 – Samsung Springboard is off to a flying start, with The Icehouse and Samsung ...More >>


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