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Slingshot does it again: now accepting Bitcoin
Posted on 10-Jul-2014 11:14Tags News, Broadband

Last week Slingshot flicked the switch on Global Mode, and now the ISP is offering savvy Kiwi web users the chance to pay their broadband bill with Bitcoin. Comments (Comments)

Commerce Commission reminds consumers to watch out for in-app purchases
Posted on 10-Jul-2014 11:13Tags News, Mobile

The Commerce Commission is reminding consumers about the potential to accidentally make in-app purchases when using applications (apps) on their mobile devices. Comments (Comments)

Is that mobile app collecting more information than needed? Privacy Commissioner dishes out advice to developers
Posted on 9-Jul-2014 12:00Tags News, Privacy

The Privacy Commissioner has released a new resource for businesses and app developers to help them understand their legal obligations under the Privacy Act when collecting personal information through mobile apps. Comments (Comments)

Mobile phone recycling scheme gets New Zealand government approval
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 18:57Tags News, Mobile

Environment Minister Amy Adams has today announced that the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum's (TCF) mobile phone recycling programme has received government accreditation. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand to retire old email server
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 11:47Tags News, Blog

From today, Telecom will be contacting a group of email customers who will be affected by a change to its Xtra email service taking place at the end of September this year. Comments (Comments)

Telecom announces Naked Ultra Fibre
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 09:41Tags News, Broadband

From today New Zealanders have another option in the broadband space, with Telecom, soon to be Spark, announcing the launch of Naked Ultra Fibre. Comments (Comments)

Nielsen numbers show New Zealanders love for online shopping
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 09:41Tags News, Web media

New Zealanders shopping online "anytime, anyplace" on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, increased significantly last year. Comments (Comments)

Telecom Digital Ventures invests in NZ applications development startup App La Carte
Posted on 7-Jul-2014 14:35Tags News, Mobile

NZ startup app services company to benefit from Telecom investment. Comments (Comments)

Wellington Councils Explore Shared ICT Infrastructure Services
Posted on 4-Jul-2014 19:48Tags News, Computing

Four councils in the Wellington region are looking at the possible development of shared information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and how this could be managed. Comments (Comments)

Department of Internal Affairs wins major ICT award
Posted on 3-Jul-2014 19:42Tags News, Web media

Transforming the way government departments buy, access and use ICT has won the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) a 2014 Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ) Award. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand organisations less mature in using mobility
Posted on 3-Jul-2014 19:38Tags News, Mobile

Majority of Kiwi enterprises yet to use mobility to drive revenue, enhance customer and citizen engagement, and be more competitive, survey finds. Comments (Comments)

Vocus proposes to acquire 100% of FX Networks
Posted on 2-Jul-2014 13:08Tags News, Broadband

Vocus Communications Limited has entered into agreements with the shareholders of FX Networks Limited (FX) to acquire 100% of the issued capital of the New Zealand fibre provider. Comments (Comments)

Intergen and Sitecore Form Australasian Partnership
Posted on 2-Jul-2014 11:34Tags News, Computing

Sitecore has announced that it will partner with Intergen expanding access to Australia and New Zealand-based organisations for the full suite of Sitecore .NET Experience platform solutions. Comments (Comments)

New Zealanders on online shopping spree
Posted on 1-Jul-2014 22:17Tags News, Web media

About 1.9 million New Zealanders shopping online spent NZ$3.8 billion last year according to new research by Nielsen.
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New Zealand government signs $65 million contract on new international cable
Posted on 1-Jul-2014 15:05Tags News, Blog

The Government's whole of contract contribution secures a 25-year anchor tenancy on the cable for REANNZ, which operates New Zealand's high-performance research and education broadband network. Comments (Comments)

Telecom confirms August 8 for Spark launch date
Posted on 1-Jul-2014 11:07Tags News, Broadband

Telecom New Zealand announced today that it intends to change its name to Spark New Zealand, as signalled earlier this year, with effect from Friday 8 August 2014. Comments (Comments)

Zomato acquires Menumania
Posted on 1-Jul-2014 06:00Tags News, Web media

Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery service, announced today that it has acquired, a popular New Zealand-based restaurant discovery service for an undisclosed amount. Comments (Comments)

2degrees introduces its 4G service in Auckland
Posted on 30-Jun-2014 09:20Tags News, 4G

4G now live on 72 sites in central Auckland, with plant to triple in wider Auckland region by the end of the year. Comments (Comments)

Symantec launches Backup Exec 2014 in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 26-Jun-2014 12:41Tags News, Security

New in Backup Exec 2014 is support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 and superior visibility into backup jobs. Comments (Comments)

Samsung expands Gear portfolio with Android Wear
Posted on 26-Jun-2014 12:39Tags News, Android

Allowing information to move with the user, the Gear Live, powered by Android Wear shows targeted information and suggestions in real-time. Comments (Comments)

Intel Capital invest in kiwi software developer Performance Lab Technologies Ltd
Posted on 26-Jun-2014 10:19Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Performance Lab develop platform-agnostic software to drive real-time exercise measurement analytics and coaching. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand goes live on hybris
Posted on 26-Jun-2014 10:17Tags News, Mobile

Telecom Prepaid mobile is now live on the hybris platform – further releases will cover post-paid mobile, fixed line and broadband. Comments (Comments)

LG introduces the G Watch
Posted on 26-Jun-2014 06:01Tags News, Android

LG eyes mainstream adoption of wearables with first device powered by Android Wear. Comments (Comments)

Telecom expand Ultra Fibre broadband service
Posted on 25-Jun-2014 09:49Tags News, Broadband

Telecom's Ultra Fibre broadband is now available across the ultra fast broadband (UFB) fibre network to more New Zealanders than any other residential broadband provider. Comments (Comments)

Telecom details new online streaming service Lightbox
Posted on 25-Jun-2014 09:42Tags News, Web media

A new online service is about to give New Zealanders a lot more choice over how they watch TV shows. Comments (Comments)

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