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Equitise launches with mobile-media crowd-investment

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:23:56 +1300 | Equitise

New equity-crowdfunding service, Equitise.co.nz , launches today by offering New Zealanders the chance to buy shares online in Tourism Radio NZ. Thriving in the twin, high-growth markets of mobile media technology and inbound tourism, Tourism Radio ...More >>

Secret Power - Simon Denny - NZ Pavilion Venice Biennale

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:20:08 +1300 | New Zealand at Venice

Commissioner: Heather Galbraith, Head, Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University, Wellington for Creative New Zealand, Arts Council of New ZealandMore >>

Hunter fined for illegal dog-tracking devices

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:50:26 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Nelson man was fined $2,250 in the Nelson District Court yesterday for using illegal dog tracking equipment. More >>

Spark director Maury Leyland to resign next month

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:07:40 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand director Maury Leyland will resign from the telecommunications company's board from the end of next month as she spends more time at her day-job as Fonterra Cooperative Group's head of people, culture and strategy.More >>

Cisco NZ sales creep up in 2014

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:54:09 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Cisco Systems New Zealand, the local unit of the global internet network group, lifted annual sales 4.3 percent in 2014, and expects to be well placed in the current year as an increasing number of firms demand greater services ...More >>

FMA eyes VMob disclosures on share placement, global deal

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:34:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority is looking into disclosures this week by NZAX-listed VMob Group relating to a $2.17 million private share placement announced shortly after a global deal with fast food chain McDonald’s.More >>

Certus Solutions Announces MaaS Offering

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:43:32 +1300 | Certus Solutions

28 January 2015 – Auckland headquartered Certus Solutions , a leading IBM systems integrator in Australia and New Zealand, today announced the release of its Mobility as a Service (MaaS) offering.More >>

Vodafone Tops International Speed Test

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:24:47 +1300 | TrueNet

ISPs are increasingly raising their performance across many of the regular TrueNet test measurements. The exceptions include, ADSL & VDSL File Download speeds from the USA (Dallas) where Vodafone is well ahead of the rest, and the range of Latency ...More >>

Spark's long-term executive Chris Quin to leave in June

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:21:33 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand head of home, mobile and business Chris Quin, a 20-year veteran of the company and one-time contender for the top job, will leave the telecommunications company at the end of June this year.More >>

Leadership And Strategy Execution Changes at Spark NZ

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:20:51 +1300 | Spark NZ

Two years ago Spark New Zealand (Telecom at that time) embarked on a bold new strategy designed to transform the business from a traditional fixed and mobile infrastructure company to a future-oriented, competitive retailer of digital services delivered ...More >>

The blogger got it wrong mate, it’s only $10million, promise

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:46:52 +1300 | Ian Apperly

Bubble bubble toil and trouble. The City Council spin doctors are due to release a statement in regards to Project Odyssey I am told. It no doubt will be along the lines of “the blogger got his facts wrong, mixed it up with amalgamation, and has ...More >>

TeamTalk revises 1H profit expectations down on poor trading

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:42:29 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - TeamTalk, the listed telecommunications firm, has revised down its profit expectations for the first half of the financial year to about $2 million less than what it achieved at the same time last year, forcing an early refinancing ...More >>

News Before Profits : Bill Rosenberg

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:33:39 +1300 | The State of NZ News Media

n New Zealand and internationally, news services are under stress. Developments in technology are creating new forms of media, allowing the public more choice. Combined with discontent with the conventional media, this undermines their main income source: ...More >>

Boomers, Seniors Feel Tech Companies Talk Down to them

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:00:14 +1300 | AVG Technologies

Nearly half (49%) of Kiwi’s over 50 feel patronized by technology companies according to the results of the latest study by AVG Technologies. AVG surveyed almost six thousand people over the age of 50 about their technology habits and opinions as part of the ...More >>

Cubic NZ Ranked #1 Defence SME by Australian Magazine

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:03:12 +1300 | Cubic Corporation

Cubic Defence New Zealand Ranks Number One for Defence Small and Medium-sized Enterprises by Australian Defence Magazine More >>

Fast broadband: How does New Zealand shape up internationall

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:41:23 +1300 | Digitl

[caption id="attachment_20665" align="alignnone" width="660"] World’s fastest broadband - click to expand chart[/caption] More >>

Looming customer service cuts at Vodafone

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:36:39 +1300 | Digitl

The New Zealand Herald reports Vodafone plans to trim staff numbers across the board and cut the customer service department by up to 100 jobs. . The proposal, outlined in an internal document obtained by the Herald, is part of a restructuring expected ...More >>

60% in IT expect a cyberattack on their organisation

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:03:44 +1300 | ISACA

Following recent hacks, over 60% ANZ IT Professionals expect a cyberattack to affect their organisation in 2015 More >>

Heritage Hotels Introduce Free Internet

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:00:06 +1300 | Heritage Hotels

Heritage Hotel Management has introduced complimentary internet for hotel guests in its Heritage Hotels and CityLife Hotels. More >>

Record numbers use Language Line

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:28:11 +1300 | New Zealand Government

A record number of calls to essential services have been made by non-English speakers using the government’s interpreting service Language Line, says Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga.More >>

 

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