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Queensland Rail selects Tait Communications’ digital system

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:54:09 +1300 | Tait Communications

Queensland Rail selects Tait Communications’ digital voice and data system for Australia’s largest rail network More >>

Lawyers, clients warned take care with emailed instructions

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:52:12 +1300 | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society is warning lawyers and clients of lawyers to be extremely careful with taking and issuing instructions by email. This follows recent instances where a law firm or client’s email system has been hacked and false instructions ...More >>

Trans-Pacific Submarine System Delivers 4K Encrypted Video

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:48:02 +1300 | Ciena

Southern Cross, Vodafone New Zealand and Ciena collaborate to showcase advancements in uncompressed video transmission More >>

Wireless Nation appoints South Island General Manager

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:06:04 +1300 | Wireless Nation

Cutting edge ISP Wireless Nation has appointed a new South Island General Manager, another stride in its commitment to deliver broadband to farmers, wherever and however they need it. More >>

iPhone release: Insurers on Lookout for Fraudulent Claims

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:58:14 +1200 | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Insurers are expecting a surge in fraudulent phone claims on the back of the new iPhone launch in New Zealand today. More >>

Take precautionary measures against Shellshock

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:04:11 +1200 | NZ Internet Taskforce

The New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) are today warning Internet users and website owners to be more vigilant and take some basic steps to protect themselves as criminals devise new ways to exploit this vulnerability.More >>

Public conversations putting company data in peril

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:58:23 +1200 | Regus Group

New Zealand, 26 September 2014 – According to new research released today by global workplace provider Regus , New Zealand workers are putting business privacy at risk when working outside of the office, with cafés topping the list of unsafe locations ...More >>

UC selected for Samsung research

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:41:25 +1200 | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury research may shortly be helping elite sportspeople, adrenaline junkies and even nervous brides and grooms share their emotions during an event through a new form of wearable teleconferencing.More >>

Spark warns customers of fraudulent phone calls

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:08:09 +1200 | Spark

Spark has had reports that some of its customers have been contacted by fraudsters claiming to be from Spark. More >>

AMP appoints new Financial Controller

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:31:20 +1200 | AMP

Leading life insurer and retirement savings provider, AMP has today announced the appointment of Nikki Fowler as its new Financial Controller. Nikki’s role is effective immediately and is based in the Auckland office, whereby she is responsible for overseeing ...More >>

Securing a new iPhone in three simple steps

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:06:34 +1200 | Symantec

With the availability of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, I wanted to share a blog from Symantec outlining three simple steps iPhone owners should follow to secure their Apple devices and accounts.More >>

Philip Carden appointed to CallPlus Group Board

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:35:32 +1200 | CallPlus

Carden is a founding partner of Number Eight Capital, and most recently the global head of the Consulting Services business division at Alcatel-Lucent, based at the company’s Paris HQ. He has also acted as Alcatel-Lucent’s CTO/CMO for the Asia ...More >>

Kiwi Companies at the Forefront of the SKA

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:20:25 +1200 | Open Parallel

Two New Zealand IT companies, Open Parallel and Catalyst, are at the forefront of the largest IT project in the world, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope. More >>

Chorus to ask shareholders to lift directors' fee pool 12%

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:23:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus, the telecommunications network operator, will ask shareholders to hike the pool for directors' fees 12 percent if it needs to bolster its board as it tries to limit the impact of regulation on its revenue streams.More >>

NZ Organisations Must Make Security a Business Priority

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:18:24 +1200 | IDC New Zealand Ltd

New Zealand organisations are at risk of taking their eye off the ball when it comes to IT security. As organisations evolve to information lead, information-centric business model the strategic importance of a strong security governance model is ...More >>

SpyFiles 4 - Wikileaks releases FinFisher data

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:23:36 +1200 | Wikileaks

Today, 15 September 2014, WikiLeaks releases previously unseen copies of weaponised German surveillance malware used by intelligence agencies around the world to spy on journalists, political dissidents and others.More >>

Advanced Security Group acquires South Island company

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:46:58 +1200 | Advanced Security Group Ltd

Advanced Security Group continues to increase its geographical footprint in New Zealand with the announcement that it has acquired South Island company, Struthers Electronics & Security Limited. “This is an exciting move for us, the Struthers business is ...More >>

Vocus declares FX Networks acquisition unconditional

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:45:56 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Vocus Communications, the ASX-listed telecommunications company, has declared its $115.8 million acquisition of privately owned New Zealand fibre optic cable network operator FX Networks unconditional.More >>

Vodafone unveils best ever smartphone package with Red+

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:03:50 +1200 | Vodafone

• Vodafone 4G mobile data traffic expected to grow by 1200% in the next 3 years More >>

Chorus takes aim at 'Boost' criticisms

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:18:16 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus, the telecommunications network operator, has hit back at claims its proposed Boost variant services would breach the terms of its regulation, saying the regulator's legal advice is at odds with the law, and needs ...More >>


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