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New mobile investigation techniques to combat cyberbullying

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:09:17 +1300 | Computer Forensics NZ

New mobile investigation techniques promise to combat cyberbullying by giving parents the information they need to put a stop to it. More >>

92% of adults will have a smartphone in next 12 months

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:49:18 +1300 | Horizon Research Limited

Smartphone ownership among adults has risen from 69% to 79.5% in the past year, according to a new nationwide survey by Horizon Research. More >>

InternetNZ announces new community grants

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:19:05 +1300 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is excited to announce that applications are now open for a new community grants round to support Internet research in New Zealand. More >>

Rakon turns to 1H profit, annual earnings likely to be flat

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:41:32 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Rakon, the high-tech components maker, turned to a first-half profit and reiterated that it expects to post flat full-year earnings. More >>

Vodafone New Zealand to Offer iPad Pro

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:27:14 +1300 | Vodafone NZ

Auckland — November, 18, 2015 — Vodafone New Zealand today announced that it will offer the all-new iPad Pro with Wi-Fi + Cellular, featuring a stunning 12.9-inch Retina display with 5.6 million pixels. Customers can order iPad Pro at ...More >>

Kordia buys profitable cyber-security business Aura for $10M

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:05:00 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Kordia Group, the state-owned telecommunications and media business, has bought Wellington-based cyber-security firm Aura Information Security for $10 million, which chief executive Scott Bartlett says will immediately add to ...More >>

Spark considers $150 mln, seven-year retail bond offer

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:48:22 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand, the country's biggest telecommunications company, may raise up to $150 million through a retail bond offer, joining a growing number corporates taking advantage of low interest rates to raise debt funding.More >>

Bullseye! Scoop Hits Its $50k PledgeMe Fundraising Target

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:05:10 +1300 | The Scoop Foundation

Over the past year, Scoop has embarked on an epic voyage to secure itself a sustainable future, connect with its crowd and become New Zealand's first philanthropic investigative news funder. With its target met, Scoop's Trustees have decided the next $10,000 ...More >>

Local pricing and availability for the new Xperia™ M5

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:19:23 +1300 | Sony Mobile Communications

Sony Mobile announces local pricing and availability for the new Xperia™ M5 - its best-in-class super mid-range smartphon e More >>

NZ Govt selects leading provider for TaaS supplier panel

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:30:25 +1300 | Mobile Mentor

New Zealand Government selects leading dedicated enterprise mobility solutions provider as part of its TaaS supplier panel More >>

Dunne to attend D5 conference in Estonia

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:17:31 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne will represent New Zealand at the meeting of the D5 Digital Leaders’ Summit in Tallinn, Estonia 18-20 November 2015. More >>

Aura RedShield selected by NZ Government to join TaaS panel

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:58:07 +1300 | One Plus One

Aura RedShield is delighted to announce it has been appointed to the New Zealand Government’s Telecommunications-as-a-Service ( TaaS ) panel, as part of a lineup of corporate technology heavyweights.More >>

Spark Digital appointed

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:50:29 +1300 | Spark Digital

Innovative ICT service offerings and investment in infrastructure create the foundation of Spark Digital’s latest suite of services for government . Spark Digital is one of New Zealand’s largest ICT providers for New Zealand government agencies, and ...More >>

Government panel appointment for Datacom

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:25:20 +1300 | Datacom

13/11/2015 - Datacom, New Zealand’s leading IT services company, is pleased to announce it has been appointed to the Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) Government ICT common capability panelMore >>

Vodafone an official supplier of Government services

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:20:38 +1300 | Vodafone

Vodafone has won a significant endorsement from the New Zealand Government, now named an official supplier in telecommunications services. More >>

Over $20m saved on AoG Telecommunications contract

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:39:30 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne have announced a list of twelve telecommunications providers who have been selected to provide telecommunications and managed security services to Government. More >>

Crown Fibre says rural responsibilities a practical fit

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:50:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Crown Fibre Holdings' expanded remit for the commercial roll-out of the government's drive to boost rural connectivity is a practical fit with the extended ultra-fast broadband network build, said chief executive Graham ...More >>

Buy a Satellite Phone Says Minister

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:28:59 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

An MP who tried to resuscitate a relative after failing to get cellphone coverage to dial 111 was told by the Minister of Communications today that a satellite phone would have been useful, says New Zealand First.More >>

New peaks in roaming data use during the cup

Mon, 9 Nov 2015 10:26:51 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark revealed today that New Zealanders roaming in the United Kingdom used more data, minutes, and texts than ever before, after Spark released a new $49 Roaming Value Pack just in time for the tournament.More >>

Intelligence Community must 'Finish what we have started'

Fri, 6 Nov 2015 14:58:53 +1300 | OASIS

This week brought us not just one but three reports from the ‘intelligence community’.First there was the annual report of the Inspector General for Security and Intelligence (IG), Cheryl Gwen. It is pretty damning, and echoes many of the criticisms raised ...More >>


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