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What Price Safety?

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:13:59 +1200 | Crimestoppers

The charity Crimestoppers is asking you to put a value on preventing crime in our communities. They are asking you to consider swapping something you don’t need – like unwanted share parcels – for something you want …safer communities for ...More >>

A million eyes Telecom’s internet television service

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:24:26 +1200 | Horizon Research Limited

Telecom might have a market of more than a million New Zealand adults interested in using its internet television service if the content and price are affordable. More >>

New Safety Service for travellers in New Zealand

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:15:37 +1200 | TravelsafeNZ

A new Safety Service for Domestic and International travellers to New Zealand will now be available at the touch of a screen. More >>

Imarda launches its global expansion

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:11:52 +1200 | Imarda

The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd – formerly Telematics ...More >>

2degrees and iHeart Radio present Ed Sheeran in concert

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:34:35 +1200 | 2degrees Mobile

16th April 2014 2degrees and iHeart Radio present Ed Sheeran in concert…for free 2degrees and iHeartRadio have teamed up to bring top British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran to New Zealand shores for a one off show in Auckland at the ASB Theatre on ...More >>

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:02:21 +1200 | AVG

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™ Help Keep Users’ Personal Digital Information Private and Secure Latest free application from AVG Technologies gives consumers control of the security and privacy of personal data stored on connected ...More >>

Chorus lifts broadband connections 1.1% in first quarter

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:14:14 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus, the network operator spun out of Telecom in 2011, increased its broadband connections by 1.1 percent in the first quarter while its fixed-line connections edged up 0.2 percent.More >>

Goodhew: SeniorNet

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:26:23 +1200 | Forest and Bird

Digital technology is now very much a part of our everyday lives. It seems like now nearly everything is done via the internet. Email or instant messages are sent in a split second and the world’s information is at our fingertips. The request to ...More >>

A Refreshed No-Surcharge App has been launched

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:54 +1200 | LittleMonkey

With more and more people wanting to dine out over public holidays but being put off by the 15-20% surcharges implemented at some restaurants, bars and café'sLittleMonkey developed a No-Surcharge app which was a huge success. The app has had great feedback ...More >>

NZ ADSL outperforms UK and USA

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:06:23 +1200 | TrueNet

Since TrueNet began operations in 2010, their focus on publishing Speed by Time of Day (ToD) performance has driven NZ ISPs to compete. This is not the case in the USA, or the UK where similar measurements over a longer period have not resulted ...More >>

Telecom trims and extends banking facility

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:26:41 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Telecom Corp, the country’s biggest telecommunications company, has trimmed the size of a banking facility, while pushing out its maturity date until 2017. More >>

Vindication for Public: Guardian, Washington Post's Pulitzer

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:45:40 +1200 | Edward Snowden

I am grateful to the committee for their recognition of the efforts of those involved in the last year's reporting, and join others around the world in congratulating Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Barton Gellman, Ewen MacAskill, and all of the others ...More >>

ASB PayTag brings contactless payments to your mobile phone

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:45:58 +1200 | ASB Bank

ASB is taking another a giant leap towards pervasive mobile banking with the launch of ASB PayTag, a new technology allowing convenient and secure credit and debit card payments with a simple tap of your mobile phone.More >>

Over 15 percent of Rolleston has switched to fibre broadband

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:26:57 +1200 | Enable

Over 15 percent of Rolleston homes and businesses have made the switch to fibre broadband in less than six months since Enable launched its network in the town. Enable has received almost 600 orders for fibre broadband from the town at almost three times ...More >>

Telecom bringing customers the future of wearable technology

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:18:53 +1200 | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom customers can access a whole suite of new Samsung devices from today, with the launch of wearable technology - the Gear 2 and Gear Fit, as well as the flagship smartphone - the Samsung Galaxy S5.More >>

Chorus to appeal copper pricing judgment

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:02:32 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 11 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus will appeal a High Court ruling upholding the Commerce Commission’s determination setting the regulated prices on the telecommunications network operator’s copper lines. More >>

Great use of police mobility devices

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:42:42 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police caught two burglars in the early this morning following some innovative use of an iPhone. About 10pm last night the Stakeout Bar and Grill restaurant in Bank Street, Whangärei was broken into. Police attended the scene, but the offenders ...More >>

Vodafone provides support for Solomon Islands

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:14:08 +1200 | Vodafone

Vodafone has announced it will credit its New Zealand customers’ calls and TXTs to the Solomon Islands following last week’s devastating floods and earthquake. More >>

Social and economic boost should be seized

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:51:40 +1200 | Northpower

Whangarei is on the cusp of 'once in a lifetime' opportunity to boost economic and social development, with the local ultra-fast broadband network just weeks away from completion.More >>

$2.48m to improve broadband for the Chatham Islands

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:49:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Work to deliver a significant improvement in broadband services for Chatham Islanders will start almost immediately, following the signing of a $2.48 million contract between the Government and TeamTalk Ltd.More >>


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