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App celebrates first year with encouraging growth

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:51:17 +1300 | Get Home Safe

Kiwi-owned safety app Get Home Safe has had a bumper first year in business exceeding its predicted downloads by thousands and an “encouraging” amount of interest from corporate clients looking to adapt the service.More >>

#1 NZ Enterprise Mobile Development - Fast 500

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:13:09 +1300 | Sush Mobile

In what marks the close of yet another incredible year for Sush Mobile the New Zealand-based mobile apps software developer has ranked Number 52 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific 2014, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies ...More >>

AVG 2014 Online Trust Alliance Honour Roll Recipient

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:29:45 +1300 | AVG Technologies

The Online Trust Alliance recognises security and privacy best practices in naming most trustworthy websites in Australia & New Zealand More >>

Big US managed services win for Tait Communcations

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:11:29 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Christchurch-based Tait Communications has won a major contract to manage the critical communications system for Californian utility company Pacific Gas & Electric.More >>

Industry expert takes the helm at VMob UK/Europe

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:22:15 +1300 | VMob Group Limited

Global expansion continues for internationally-awarded New Zealand mobile marketing company VMob (NZAX: VML) as they today announced the appointment of 20-year industry veteran Graham Halling as Sales Director for UK and Europe markets.More >>

Conversant API: call data at Roonsoft customers’ fingertips

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:07:02 +1300 | Conversant

Hospitality businesses can now enjoy easier billing for guests’ phone calls thanks to integration between Conversant’s cloud phone system and Roonsoft property management software.More >>

Chorus expects lower UFB build costs from new contracts

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:34:12 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus, the regulated telecommunications network operator, expects cheaper costs for the roll-out of its ultrafast broadband network in the current financial year after cutting new deals with its contracts.More >>

Chorus expects lower UFB build costs with new contracts

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:22:36 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus, the regulated telecommunications network operator, expects the roll-out of its ultrafast broadband network to cost less in the current financial year after cutting new deals on its contracts.More >>

Spark piggybacks on Chinese R&D with Huawei contract

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:25:02 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand has got closer to Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies in an expanded deal to accelerate the roll-out of mobile services and upgrade the local carrier’s XT network.More >>

Sophisticated cyber-espionage malware uncovered by Symantec

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:41:10 +1300 | Symantec

Symantec has uncovered a sophisticated new piece of malware—reminiscent of Stuxnet and Duqu—which bears the hallmarks of a state-sponsored operation and operates with a degree of technical competence rarely seen. The malware, dubbed “Regin,” ...More >>

Oldest Church, Newest Technology

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:12:37 +1300 | Hikoi Tahi

Visitors to the Bay of Islands are now offered a digital tour of New Zealand’s oldest churchyard at Christ Church in Russell. Fascinating stories of the people buried there have been developed by social enterprise, Hikoi Tahi Walking Tours, ...More >>

CallPlus Network Merger lifts Orcon

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:50:22 +1300 | TrueNet

TrueNet's broadband performance measurements for October show that the Callplus brands of Slingshot , Orcon and Flip have very similar results, suggesting their network is almost fully merged.More >>

Spark New Zealand and Huawei expand partnership

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:16:43 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand and Huawei expand partnership New technologies to boost mobile performance and coverage across 3G and 4G networks Auckland, November 21: Spark New Zealand and Huawei have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate further ...More >>

NZ ISPs in YouTube tie-up to push fast broadband connections

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:03:31 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand internet service providers are part of a multinational drive by global video streaming giant YouTube to push customers to faster landline broadband connections.More >>

Spanning and Fronde Form Strategic Partnership

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:49:34 +1300 | Fronde

Spanning and Fronde Form Strategic Partnership to Bring SaaS Data Protection to Australia and New Zealand More >>

New app tells stories behind our Path to Nationhood

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:43:01 +1300 | Heritage New Zealand

A new free app for smartphones and tablets telling stories about one of the most dynamic and colourful periods of New Zealand’s history is being launched today. More >>

Slingshot welcomes Netflix

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:50:28 +1300 | Slingshot

Slingshot welcomes Netflix Statement from Slingshot General Manager Taryn Hamilton: “When we opened up Global Mode to all of our customers earlier this year it was because we wanted to give Kiwis the chance to have access to the same online content ...More >>

Protect yourself online this Christmas

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:55:17 +1300 | New Zealand Bankers' Association

As part of International Fraud Awareness Week the New Zealand Bankers’ Association is urging consumers to stay safe online as we head into to the festive season. More >>

Path to Nationhood history app launched

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:33:25 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has today launched a free app to help people explore New Zealand’s early history. More >>

PledgeMe raises $100k in under 24 hours

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:18:04 +1300 | PledgeMe

New Zealand’s crowdfunding platform PledgeMe attracted $100,000 of investment in under 24 hours yesterday. “PledgeMe is happy to announce our equity crowdfunding campaign reached its maximum funding goal in under a day,” PledgeMe’s Co-founder ...More >>


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