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Kordia acquires Aura Information Security
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 09:12Tags News, Security

Kordia NZ is expanding its cyber-security portfolio with the purchase of Wellington-based Aura Information Security for $10 million. Comments (Comments)

Photo-printing app Printicular comes home to New Zealand with
Posted on 17-Nov-2015 19:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Kiwis will finally be able to hit print on all of their photos from their phone, anytime and anywhere thanks to a piece of homegrown innovation, and a partnership with an iconic New Zealand brand, Warehouse Stationery. Comments (Comments)

MyRepublic announces nationwide 1Gbps symmetrical UFB for SMEs
Posted on 17-Nov-2015 19:00Tags News, Broadband

ISP MyRepublic is announcing a New Zealand wide enterprise grade 1Gbps symmetrical UFB service at mass market pricing for small and medium-sized businesses, starting at $499.99 for fibre broadband with unlimited data. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and Code.org team up to bring Minecraft to Hour of Code
Posted on 17-Nov-2015 18:59Tags News, Computing

The new tutorial introduces players to basic coding within the fun and popular Minecraft
environment. Created by Minecraft game designers together with Code.org, the tutorial features Steve and Alex from Minecraft and Minecraft-inspired challenges that will be familiar to its more than 100 million players around the world. Comments (Comments)

Startups gain access to over $20 million in cloud credits from Lightning Lab and Microsoft New Zealand
Posted on 16-Nov-2015 09:21Tags News, Web media

The partnership between Lightning Lab and Microsoft New Zealand has been backing some of New Zealand's most promising startup companies and is now worth over $20 million in cloud credits. Comments (Comments)

Spark Digital appointed to Telecommunications as a Service panel
Posted on 13-Nov-2015 14:40Tags News, SaaS

Spark Digital is one of New Zealand's largest ICT providers for New Zealand government agencies, and has today been successfully appointed to the Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) panel in multiple categories of expertise. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand Government endorses Vodafone as an official supplier of telecommunications services
Posted on 13-Nov-2015 14:33Tags News, SaaS

Vodafone has won a significant endorsement from the New Zealand Government, now named an official supplier in telecommunications services. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government to implement Telecommunications-as-a-service with Dimension Data help
Posted on 13-Nov-2015 14:04Tags News, SaaS

Dimension Data New Zealand has been selected for the all-of-government panel to deliver Telecommunications-as-a-Service (TaaS). Comments (Comments)

Ericsson and Telstra demonstrate LTE-Advanced 1 Gbps speed capability
Posted on 12-Nov-2015 18:58Tags News, Mobile

Download speeds of up to 1 Gbps will deliver more reliable performance and user experience across a wide range of applications and media streaming. Comments (Comments)

Wellington City Council and BizDojo open tech hub
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 13:02Tags News, Web media

The Wellington City Council and BizDojo are launching Wellington's new tech hub and Collider programme - a key component of the Council's Economic Development Strategy. The tech hub will be a place for Wellington's innovative businesses to call home, says Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft announces plans to offer cloud services from the UK
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 11:11Tags News, SaaS

Microsoft Azure and Office 365 will be generally available from local UK-based data centers in late 2016 with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online following shortly thereafter. Comments (Comments)

YellowLabs launches free home maintenance app for Kiwis
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 10:40Tags News, SaaS

New Zealand homeowners now have a way to manage their most valuable asset and get the help they need to maintain it, with the launch of Yellow/home, the first mobile app from YellowLabs. Comments (Comments)

Over 100 million Android phones expected to integrate Opera Max by 2017
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 10:35Tags News, Android

With the new partnerships with Asian OEMs - Acer, Hisense and TWZ, Opera now expects more than 100 million Android phones to be shipped with integrated Opera Max by 2017. Comments (Comments)

EMC announces new Data Lake advancements
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 10:31Tags News, Computing

EMC Corporation has announced the next generation of its EMC Isilon Scale-out NAS Data Lake, which includes new products, features and capabilities that allow enterprises to scale easily to edge locations as well as to public clouds. Comments (Comments)

D-Link launches first AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi modem router exclusive to Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 10:30Tags News, Broadband

Following on from its successful DIR-890L AC3200 Wi-Fi Router which was the first from its Ultra Performance Series, D-Link has launched the TAIPAN, the world's first AC3200 Wi-Fi Modem Router exclusively for the Australian and New Zealand markets. Comments (Comments)

TAG Heuer Connected brings smarts to luxury watches
Posted on 10-Nov-2015 15:41Tags News, Consumer Electronics

TAG Heuer, Intel Corporation and Google unveiled a connected watch, designed by Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer, engineered with Intel technology and benefiting from everything the Android Wear universe has to offer. Comments (Comments)

Victoria University of Wellington partners with global security company
Posted on 10-Nov-2015 10:00Tags News, Security

Victoria University of Wellington has entered into an agreement with local firm Total Risk, a partner of the Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, in what is considered to be a major development for cybersecurity in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

One NZ IT conference to rule them all
Posted on 9-Nov-2015 07:30Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

IITP CEO Paul Matthews has achieved what others couldnít manage: bringing together most†of New Zealandís IT-focused organisations under a single umbrella. Next year 11 other bodies will join IITP at the ITx 2016 conference in Wellington. According to a press release, the three-day event, will†be held at the TSB Arena and Shed 6 complex on [Ö] Comments (Comments)

Four proven ways to speed up your broadband
Posted on 5-Nov-2015 10:46Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

A lot of technology sits between you and the internet content you desire. Consider it a chain of links, with each link responsible for some component of performance. There are some links in the chain you canít do much about, but others you can strengthen and improve to put you in the optimal position for […] Comments (Comments)

LG brings 4K Ultra HD OLED TV to New Zealand
Posted on 4-Nov-2015 20:04Tags News, Consumer Electronics

LG New Zealand is bringing its 4K Ultra HD OLED TV (EG960T) to New Zealand, making it available in selected stores around the country. The company used its know how to put together 4K Ultra HD and OLED technologies into a large screen TV with stunning result. Comments (Comments)

NZ Tech Podcast 255: Apple Car, Hyperloop, Owlet baby wearable, HP kills public cloud
Posted on 4-Nov-2015 17:25Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

I’m back on the NZ Tech Podcast discussing the artificial intelligence expert that Apple hired, the $6 billion Hyperloop build, Samsungís Gear S2 Tizen watch, Mt Albert Grammarís email shock, the Owlet baby wearable, the death of HPís Helion Public Cloud and ITx 2016. This NZ Tech Podcast produced with the support of Gorilla Technology, […] Comments (Comments)

Consumer cloud bait and switch as Microsoft breaks unlimited OneDrive storage promise†
Posted on 4-Nov-2015 12:35Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

At ZDNet Ed Bott reports: A little over a year ago, Microsoft announced with great fanfare that all Office 365 subscribers would get ‘unlimited’ OneDrive storage. Tonight, months after an executive shakeup, the company says it has no intention of keeping those promises. Source: Microsoft reneges on ‘unlimited’ OneDrive storage promise for Office 365 subscribers […] Comments (Comments)

Spark Digital speeds up delivery by developing "WAN in a Week"
Posted on 3-Nov-2015 11:32Tags News, Broadband

Spark Digital is launching WAN in a Week, a faster alternative to fibre installation for business customers. Designed as a temporary mobile solution running over 3G, it can be used to quickly connect business locations around the country in less than a week, rather than waiting for third party fibre installations. Comments (Comments)

On-demand delivery start-up UrbanSherpa starts second fund raising round
Posted on 2-Nov-2015 19:34Tags News, Web media

About 3,500 Aucklanders and 20 businesses have signed up to the $12 service which can pick up and pay for their takeaways, groceries and shopping. Comments (Comments)

Review: A month with the Apple iPhone 6S highlights changing role
Posted on 2-Nov-2015 16:19Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Phones are evolving fast. This yearís flagship iPhone is a big step up in power and capability. The longer you use it, the more this becomes clear; the more you understand why it matters. At first glance Appleís iPhone 6S and 6S Plus[1] look just like last yearís models. That is unless youíre holding one […] Comments (Comments)


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