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CallPlus appoints new heads of Orcon and Flip

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:51:07 +1200 | CallPlus

CallPlus Group has appointed two new leaders to head up its Orcon and Flip brands. More >>

Continued access to technology helps grow smart communities

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:46:12 +1200 | Wanganui District Council

The government’s commitment to the national Computers in Homes digital literacy programme is continuing. More >>

Lumia 530: NZ’s new benchmark in affordable smartphones

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:06:42 +1200 | Microsoft New Zealand

Lumia 530: New Zealand’s new benchmark in affordable smartphones A powerful entry to Windows Phone 8.1 takes the affordable segment to a new level offering an uncompromised smartphone experience with leading Microsoft and Lumia innovations More >>

On air proposal makes for fantastic Friday in Christchurch

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:07:38 +1200 | Vodafone

15 August 2014 Someone’s Friday just became the most fantastic ever Raymond Schmidt of Christchurch made a very surprised Dallas pretty happy this morning as he proposed to her after 12 years together, on nationwide TV - thanks to winning $10,000 from ...More >>

Igniting the Spark — The Heart of NZ's Digital Future

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:42:02 +1200 | Igniting the Spark by Scoop Amplifier

Spark New Zealand strongly believes that it is building on the legacy of an initial telephone infrastructure originally started by the New Zealand Post Office. Today it is no longer about copper wires going into peoples' homes, but about digital services and wireless networks seamlessly linking friends, family, business and government...More >>

iProspect wins Bigpipe in New Zealand

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:14:22 +1200 | iProspect

iProspect, the global leader in digital performance marketing, has won the digital media account for Bigpipe, part of Spark Ventures, in a competitive pitch. More >>

Ngā Pū Waea Buoyed by Māori ICT Fund Announcement

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:38:01 +1200 | Nga Pu Waea

Ngā Pū Waea, the National Māori Broadband Working Group today hailed the Government’s announcement of a $30m Māori ICT Fund as an exciting step towards enabling Māori to play a pivotal role in the ICT sector.More >>

Japan Delivers Early Disaster Risk Radio to Solomon Islands

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:20:02 +1200 | Jica


Te Māngai Pāho to manage Māori ICT Fund

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:27:53 +1200 | Te Mangai Paho

The Board and management of Te Māngai Pāho has welcomed today’s announcement by the government that it has been selected to administer and govern the $30 million Māori ICT Fund signalled in Budget 2014.More >>

New iPhone App reinvents voicemail for New Zealanders

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:54:44 +1200 | Touch Voicemail

When almost every method of communication has been simplified thanks to technology, voicemail has remained clunky and cumbersome. But Touch Voicemail, a new iPhone app released by Hamilton company Bridge Point, promises to make retrieving voice messages ...More >>

Vodafone: Tri-Band and Carrier Aggregation

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:39:09 +1200 | Vodafone

•Vodafone 4G mobile data traffic expected to grow by 1200% in the next 3 years • Vodafone total mobile data traffic expected to grow by 300% in next 3 years •74% of Kiwis won’t leave home without their phone •By 2015, 90% of Vodafone customers ...More >>

Finzsoft acquires Sush Mobile

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:56:13 +1200 | Finzsoft

AUCKLAND, NZ 13 August 2014 – Auckland-based financial technology company Finzsoft Solutions Limited (NZX:FIN) announced today that they have reached an agreement for Sush Global Solutions Limited (trading as ‘ Sush Mobile ’) to become a wholly-owned ...More >>

Mobile solutions powerhouse Sush Mobile acquired by Finzsoft

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:41:28 +1200 | Sush Mobile

Today Sush Mobile (Sush Global Solutions Ltd) is proud to announce a new agreement with one of Asia Pacific's most renowned financial technology companies, Finzsoft Solutions Limited (NZX:FIN), establishing Sush Mobile as an independently operating ...More >>

New Symantec Research: Threats to Virtual Environments

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:37:54 +1200 | Symantec

Virtualisation offers enterprises a number of attractive benefits, including increased scaling, efficiency, and flexibility. According to Forrester Research, 70 percent of organisations are using server virtualisation or will move to it by the end of ...More >>

Vodafone doubles the data for Business customers

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:17:28 +1200 | Vodafone

Kiwi business owners who sign up to Vodafone Red Business plans will get double the data for the duration of their contract term, thanks to a new offer launched by Vodafone. More >>

Spark Makes Mobile Payment Easy for Business

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:38:06 +1200 | Spark NZ

Spark Business has partnered with local Kiwi company Optimizer to solve one of the most common ‘pain points’ for small business owners - keeping cash flow steady without spending precious hours chasing up payment from customers.More >>

Igniting the Spark - Bringing The Digital Enabler To Life

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:22:23 +1200 | Igniting the Spark by Scoop Amplifier

Changing a name is, relatively speaking, the easy part of a re-invention. Changing a culture, getting all the ducks in a row, turning yourself inside-out to become customer-inspired is a much bigger challenge.More >>

VMob adds Japan to line-up of McDonald's clients

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:18:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 11 (BusinessDesk) - VMob Group said McDonald's will use its mobile voucher platform for its 3,200 restaurants in Japan, adding to sales to the fast-food giant in the Netherlands and Sweden.More >>

Vodafone powers NZ’s first digital advertising billboards

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:57:26 +1200 | Vodafone

The first interactive LED billboards in New Zealand have gone live in Ponsonby, Eden Terrace and Parnell, bringing a piece of Times Square to Auckland. The content is delivered in real time by Vodafone using Machine to Machine (M2M) technology over ...More >>

Sky TV highlights its monopoly abuse by silencing competitor

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:47:56 +1200 | Digitl

Sky TV handed Slingshot a huge publicity win when it banned the ISP from advertising on the pay television service. More >>


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