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Tony Marsh behind fitness and social I.AM app
Posted on 19-Jun-2016 12:09Tags News, Social media

A new fitness app connects Kiwis with like-minded training buddies, specialised trainers, facilities and a variety of fitness classes - anywhere, anytime, nationwide. Comments (Comments)

Panasonic unveils new ultra-wide angle LUMIX lenses by Leica
Posted on 19-Jun-2016 12:01Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Panasonic New Zealand has today introduced a new lens for its popular range of LUMIX G Micro Four Thirds System cameras - the 24mm Ultra-Wide Angle F1.4 High-Speed Single Focal Length LEICA DG SUMMILUX Lens (H-X012). Comments (Comments)

LG launches their new LG 4K UHD OLED TV and webOS 3.0 Smart TV
Posted on 19-Jun-2016 11:50Tags News, DVB and HD

LG Electronics New Zealand has unveiled the company's 2016 range of Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR)-enabled LG 4K UHD OLED TV model line-up. Comments (Comments)

Tablet shipments slow down slightly while mobile phone shipments up 26%
Posted on 16-Jun-2016 16:12Tags News, Mobile

In contrast to the ups and downs of the tablet market, the mobile phone market posted impressive growth rates, experiencing a 26% YoY growth in shipments, in Q1 2016, to reach 382,000 units. Comments (Comments)

Samsung to acquire Joyent
Posted on 16-Jun-2016 15:31Tags News, SaaS

With Joyent's cloud technology, Samsung will now have access to its own cloud platform capable of supporting its growing lineup of mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based software and services. The transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions. Comments (Comments)

Wired doesn’t get it about ad blockers
Posted on 15-Jun-2016 07:12Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

  If I used an ad blocker Wired’s pop-up screen would be annoying but deserved. Publishers need to sell advertising. Ad blockers undermine their business. You can’t argue with the logic. Sure some publishers abuse readers. They serve inappropriate, even offensive advertising. Many ads overstay their welcome. Others disrupt viewers with noisy video. Or they […] Comments (Comments)

Unisys to expand global alliance with Microsoft on cloud security
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 18:39Tags News, Security

Companies plan to deliver newly-interoperable technology for public and private sectors, intend to develop new solutions to increase cyber security in the cloud. Comments (Comments)

11Ants Analytics transforms raw data to retail gold
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 18:37Tags News, Computing

New Zealand data analytics company 11Ants Analytics is leveraging Microsoft's cloud computing platform Azure to successfully crunch customer data for Ecuador's largest department store Almacenes De Prati. Comments (Comments)

ASB introduces ASB Virtual, contactless payment for Android phones
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 18:32Tags News, NFC

ASB Virtual turns ASB customers' compatible Android phones into their ASB Visa credit or debit card. Comments (Comments)

No reason for regulator to halt Vodafone-Sky deal
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 13:02Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Vodafone and Sky need Commerce Commission approval for their merger. From a telecommunications point of view, there’s no reason to halt the deal. Five years ago government tore New Zealand’s telecommunications sector apart. Then remade in the name of competition. The government pumped $1.5 billion of public money into building a new fibre network for people […] Comments (Comments)

Microsoft introduces new XBOX line up and features
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 07:36Tags News, Gaming

The new Xbox Play Anywhere program lets gamers buy a game once and play it on both their Windows 10 PC and Xbox One console with shared progress, game saves and achievements. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 07:29Tags News, Social media

Microsoft Corp. and LinkedIn Corporation have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand Blood Services launches app to celebrate World Blood Donor Day
Posted on 12-Jun-2016 05:00Tags News, Mobile

Last year 110,000 New Zealanders donated over 160,000 units of blood, helping save the lives of over 42,000 ordinary Kiwis. For many, this great act of giving quite simply made the difference between life and death. Comments (Comments)

Symantec launches IoT solution to help carmakers protect against zero day Attacks
Posted on 11-Jun-2016 00:03Tags News, Security

While new technologies promise to enhance the driving experience, these advancements also create avenues of attack for hackers that can endanger drivers and passengers. Comments (Comments)

Lenovo unveils new smartphones with augmented reality and custom modifications
Posted on 10-Jun-2016 15:28Tags News, Android

PHAB2 Pro first smartphone with Tango-enabled augmented reality and Moto Z transforms mobile in a snap with Moto Mods. Comments (Comments)

Winners and finalists in the 2016 NZ CIO Summit Awards named
Posted on 10-Jun-2016 08:59Tags News, Computing

The Awards are made up of six categories, recognising individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business. Comments (Comments)

Notes on Sky-Vodafone merger
Posted on 9-Jun-2016 14:51Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Earlier today Sky and Vodafone New Zealand confirmed they are to merge. It’s a big deal… The deal is worth about $3.5 billion. That’s huge by New Zealand standards. Last month I interviewed Simpson Grierson partner Michael Pollard for the Capital Markets report in the New Zealand Herald. I wrote: “Deals nudged the $9 billion […] Comments (Comments)

Dell launches new generation of personal laptops
Posted on 8-Jun-2016 23:30Tags News, Computing

Dell unveiled a new line of Inspiron 2-in-1s ideal for students heading back to school, aspiring entrepreneurs and families seeking an affordable solution to meet their everyday computing needs. The new devices include the Inspiron 17 7000 2-in-1, the world's first 17-inch 2-in-1 laptop. Comments (Comments)

HP New Zealand launches range of devices made for mobility
Posted on 8-Jun-2016 23:27Tags News, Computing

The range is made up of the HP Elite x3 - the world's first built-for-business phablet, the HP ZBook Studio G3 Workstation - the world's first quad core Ultrabook, a versatile two-in-one tablet they have named the HP Elite x2 and the thinnest and lightest business notebook - the HP EliteBook Folio. Comments (Comments)

Polycom RealConnect simplify unified meeting for multiple platforms
Posted on 8-Jun-2016 21:02Tags News, VoIP

Microsoft Skype for Business users searching for a simple, easy way to connect video calls across a multi-vendor environment now have their solution. Comments (Comments)

Co-operative Bank update Unisys infrastructure
Posted on 8-Jun-2016 20:58Tags News, Computing

The software-based fabric architecture of ClearPath Forward provides a flexible environment, across a range of operating systems, to enable delivery of core banking matched with capacity to deliver new products and digital services to customer. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft New Zealand Ignite back for 2016
Posted on 8-Jun-2016 09:40Tags News, Computing

Microsoft New Zealand's annual technical training event for the Kiwi IT sector, Microsoft Ignite NZ, is set to light up Auckland again this year, just at a slightly later date. Comments (Comments)

Apple’s role in the PC’s downfall
Posted on 7-Jun-2016 16:40Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

There’s no question PC sales are down. Nor is there any end to the fall in sight. This could be the post-PC era. Or maybe something more subtle is happening. Either way, the familiar personal computer no longer tops the technology food chain. How the iPhone meteor killed dinosaur PCs, says the decline is due […] Comments (Comments)

Decade of technology inspires new book of cartoons
Posted on 7-Jun-2016 09:29Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Auckland-based cartoonist "Jim" is getting ready to publish a new book of cartoons inspired by his 10 years working a day job as a public relations consultant for some of the world’s biggest technology brands. Comments (Comments)

Digital platform for cricket CricHQ talks about growth
Posted on 5-Jun-2016 18:31Tags News, SaaS

CricHQ, a digital platform for cricket, presented its growth story to an international audience of tech startups, industry leaders and international investors, at the RISE Conference in Hong Kong. Comments (Comments)


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