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EMC study finds growth of data in digital universe
Posted on 14-Apr-2014 20:44

EMC has announced results of the seventh EMC Digital Universe study, a study that quantifies and forecasts the amount of data produced annually.... Comments (Comments)

Coca-Cola Amatil unifies business with IBM Cloud hub in Sydney
Posted on 10-Apr-2014 10:06

IBM has signed a five-year multimillion dollar cloud agreement with Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA). The cloud project will streamline CCA's operations and processes across the South Pacific region and is expected to drive significant operational costs out of the business.... Comments (Comments)

Data247 launches local online backup service
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 20:10

A group of Wellington entrepreneurs have joined forces to build New Zealand's first personal cloud.... Comments (Comments)

Zomato redefines restaurant discovery with latest product revamp
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 14:40

Zomato's revamped product is built on two simple pillars of thought - that individual preferences vary, and that building a more trusted ecosystem of recommendations will result in quicker and easier decision-making.... Comments (Comments)

Heartbleed vulnerability major issue for website owners
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 14:04

InternetNZ CEO Jordan Carter said website owners are advised to check their sites and patch them where required. Individual users should change their passwords as a matter of course.... Comments (Comments)

IBM brings new Cloud offerings, research projects and pricing plans to the Mainframe
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 13:34

New integrated system provides rapid foundation for trusted cloud deployments.... Comments (Comments)

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Forms of government for New Zealand
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Business vs Residential UFB, why the huge difference in cost??
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why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
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Problem with NDSCam
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MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
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True cost of driving ..
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Why is there a lack of ultraportables with Intel Iris graphics?
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Help ! Home business connection and VDSL dead. yikes.
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Just received this Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 to play with. It's a USB3 device, the primary partition shows up as a CD, you run the software (which doesn't need install) and it will create an encrypted partition (or give you access to it):I ran some speed tests with NirSoft USB Flash Drive Spe...
Kids, Science, Robots and Pizza
Posted by hairy1 on 10-Apr-2014 10:33
FIRST LEGO League I have been meaning to write this post for a while but the time just flies by! For the last four years my two sons James and Tim have been competing in FIRST LEGO League (FLL). FLL is a competition for kids aged 9 to 16 years. It consists of four parts. Teams can be large or smal...
The TV cabinet
Posted by Dav4122 on 7-Apr-2014 21:29
I Have been wanting to get my TV mounted on the wall in the lounge for quite a while, and have slowly accumulated all the bits and bobs to set it in motion. So what have I done so far? I have a wall mount mounted on the wall, and the attachment on the back of the TV (although it still sits on its ba...
A Little Rant About Phones
Posted by gnfb on 1-Apr-2014 14:31
Like a lot of people most of my phone calls are done on my mobile. Whether home or out I use my mobile. I did get a "VoIP" device and number, and it comes up on my mobile so I can call on my VoIP line or mobile. I find that for some reason or other, (that I am not prepared to waste any more time on)...
Rumours of a new Apple 12" MacBook, Office for iPad and an HP 3D printer, along with Uber's NZ arrival (here's the $20 free credit invite link discussed on the podcast) and HTC One M8. Also Kim Dotcom, Mega's NZX listing, the Internet Party, and an inside look at Telecom Digital Ventures with Ed Hy...
San Francisco's cool next-generation taxi service Uber has started trialling its service in Auckland in the last few days (they call this stage of their activities 'Uber Secret'). Uber was introduced to me in San Francisco by Steve Simms last year. At that stage I signed up but didn't get time to tr...
We discuss the slashing of Google Drive cloud storage prices, Telecom's smart home trial, hands on time with Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Sony's Xperia Z2 (for video coverage look here), and a chat with Brian Eardley-Wilmot including stories of meeting Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. This episode produced a...
There's no end in sight for Telecom email users. While the company's move to require the use of SSL for email access (Really, all those email passwords were transmitted in the clear over those WiFi access points around the world up until now?) is a Good Move™, the fact they got the SSL certifi...
We hear the fresh ideas from some of New Zealand's most creative new tech start-ups as Paul Spain talks with finalists of the BNZ Startup Alley contest - an annual event run in conjunction with Webstock in Wellington. Finalists we talked with: Boardingware Hoist HVNGRY Planet Goodn...
As many of those who read my blog will know, I'm passionate about fast internet and truly believe that overall NZ has fantastic internet performance and infrastructure. Sure there are exceptions, but as I've written about in numerous blog posts such as this, Telecom spending in excess of $1 billion ...

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Vector Solar panel trial
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How long do i wait....
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Sony Xperia Z2 Discussion & Owners thread
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Orcon UFB Slow?
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VDSL Performance & Tuning
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best replacement for the Huawei/Telecom HG630b
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Where to buy satellite diplexers in Christchurch
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Review of experience with Hauppauge PCTV Systems 461e USB Stick Satellite Receiver
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Orcon VDSL routing issues/high ping
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Amazon Fire TV
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Iserve servers down
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Noel Leemings 14 day returns policy
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Hell Pizza - Rabbit Pizza Billboard.
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Business vs Residential UFB, why the huge difference in cost??
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Gmail flagging Orcon voicemail as spam
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Help With Samsung TV
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Ex telstraclear customers check your bill
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Snap without Fritz (Freeswitch)
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RBI fibre down my road, looking for some insight
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