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iPhone 7 Plus review — it’s all about the camera
Posted on 19-Sep-2016 20:31Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Forget all the nonsense you’ve read about the missing headphone jack. It isn’t important. The key to the iPhone 7 Plus is that it carries a second camera with a telephoto lens. Every new iPhone comes with a camera that is better than the last iPhone. Apple has been relentless when it comes to increasing […] Comments (Comments)

Microsoft New Zealand announces more keynote speakers for Ignite 2016
Posted on 19-Sep-2016 20:19Tags News, Computing

Microsoft's Ignite NZ 2016 conference is shaping up to be a special selection of technical delights for developers with the announcement of two new speakers to its keynote event line-up, and the first online release of the conference session schedule this week. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft HoloLens to support thyssenkrupp elevators service
Posted on 18-Sep-2016 19:35Tags News, Computing

HoloLens will support technicians prior to and on the job site, significantly reducing service intervention times
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New cancer treatment engineered by kiwi company Buckley Systems
Posted on 18-Sep-2016 19:32Tags News, Computing

Auckland precision electro magnets manufacturer, Buckley Systems is involved in the development and manufacture of the nuBeam proton accelerator machine for an alternative cancer treatment that has been announced overnight in Helsinki, Finland. Comments (Comments)

Timely transforms business with new native iOS app
Posted on 18-Sep-2016 19:31Tags News, Mobile

Apple recently announced that it was working with a small group of service providers to help offer businesses even more innovative mobile solution, with Timely being one of the Apple Mobility Partner. Comments (Comments)

Arbor Networks marks 20 years of DDoS attacks targeting ISP networks
Posted on 18-Sep-2016 19:27Tags News, Security

Despite 20 years of headlines, many businesses today are under-invested and ill-prepared to handle modern DDoS attacks. Comments (Comments)

Epicor Software Corporation releases update to ERP solution
Posted on 18-Sep-2016 19:22Tags News, Computing

Latest Epicor iScala release set to give customers further competitive advantage helping organisations drive global expansion and business growth. Comments (Comments)

Samsung, Apple, Huawei tighten phone market grip
Posted on 17-Sep-2016 18:38Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

At the time choosing Android seemed like a smart choice for phone makers. Many will now regret that decision. Choosing Google’s operating system was a short cut to the market. It saved time and money. A lot of money. It costs at least a billion dollars to build a phone operating system from scratch. Android looked like it […] Comments (Comments)

Spark, Vodafone boost mobile data in tandem
Posted on 16-Sep-2016 15:26Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Aggressive pricing moves from the big mobile carriers.  New Zealand’s two big mobile phone companies; Spark and Vodafone, have increased post-pay mobile data allowances. In terms of dollars per gigabyte the two have almost identical tariffs — compare their open term plans in the table below. Changes to data allowances for the two companies’ 24-month contracts […] Comments (Comments)

Bigpipe to offer gigabit fibre
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 15:56Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Bigpipe will join the gigabit cool kids when faster wholesale services go online next month. Spark’s no-frills ISP says it will offer an unlimited, naked, gigabit plan for $129 a month. Bigpipe says those customers already on the company’s Elite plan, will be upgraded to Gigabit speed free of charge. At present Big Pipe’s Elite plan […] Comments (Comments)

Halftime year report good news for Jade Software
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:18Tags News, Computing

The first half of 2016 has seen strong revenue growth for Jade, propelling the company ahead of its targets. Comments (Comments)

Trend Micro protects personal data and files with enhanced security software
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:16Tags News, Security

Trend Micro released its updated Trend Micro Security for 2017, with expanded capabilities that safeguard users from ransomware, malicious threats, identity theft and new malware varieties. Comments (Comments)

Victoria University of Wellington joins prestigious online course provider
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:15Tags News, Web media

In a first for a New Zealand university, Victoria University of Wellington is partnering with some of the world's top academic institutions in a respected online platform that provides high quality education around the globe. Comments (Comments)

Poor Network performance stalls digital transformation efforts in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:12Tags News, Broadband

New Citrix report reveals network outages are costing businesses up to almost two weeks of lost productivity per employee. Comments (Comments)

Victoria University of Wellington welcomes new Cyber Toa CEO
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:10Tags News, Security

Victoria University of Wellington has welcomed the appointment of NZX Chief Operating Officer Mandy Simpson as head of Cyber Toa, Victoria's partner in developing a centre of excellence to strengthen New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific's resilience against cybercrime and cyberattacks. Comments (Comments)

Kaspersky lab introduces new business solution for SMBs
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:08Tags News, Security

Kaspersky Lab announces a new Software-as-a-Service solution that will provide small and medium-sized businesses with multi-layered IT security - Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone fined $165k for false price representations
Posted on 14-Sep-2016 15:53Tags News, Mobile

The Commerce Commission filed charges against Vodafone in May this year related to invoices sent to customers who signed on to the "Red Essentials" mobile phone plan between January and December 2014. Comments (Comments)

Behind 2degrees’ Ministry for Primary Industries win
Posted on 14-Sep-2016 09:51Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

A press release from 2degrees says the phone company has won a contract to supply a wide range of telecommunications services to the Ministry for Primary Industries. There’s no figure on the size of the deal, nor are there enough details to estimate its value. As a rule of thumb, managing telephone services for 2300 staff […] Comments (Comments)

Venn Korea Starts Crowdfunding Campaign to Launch Independent Commercial Real Estate Aggregator in South Korea
Posted on 13-Sep-2016 14:25Tags News, Web media

Venn Korea starts crowdfunding campaign to launch independent commercial Real estate aggregator in South Korea. Comments (Comments)

Spark to move Xtra email services away from Yahoo to New Zealand provider
Posted on 13-Sep-2016 14:23Tags News, Web media

Spark has announced today it will be moving its Xtra email service to New Zealand-owned email provider, SMX. Comments (Comments)

Incremental change and being different — how to deal with Uber-like disruption
Posted on 13-Sep-2016 07:26Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Huawei Connect: Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka’s says companies need to take a two-pronged approach to dealing with the disruptive challenges of 2016. Sikka says disruption is everywhere. Like many others he points to the rise of Uber as an example of how every industry is threatened by change. Uber came from nowhere to undermine the […] Comments (Comments)

Every town a Gigatown as Chorus joins 1Gbps pack
Posted on 12-Sep-2016 11:57Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Chorus says it will offer gigabit fibre services starting next month. It joins Enable Networks, Northpower Fibre and Ultrafast Fibre who all plan to launch gigabit wholesale broadband services in October. From next month they will all offer download speeds of 1Gbps with uploads running at 500Mbps. If customers take up the offer[1], the gigabit […] Comments (Comments)

Agribusiness: Technology helps find gold
Posted on 11-Sep-2016 13:14Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Fonterra is mining gold in the Waikato, extracting tiny particles of a natural protein called lactoferrin at the milk co-operative’s Hautapu site near Cambridge. Robert Spurway, Fonterra’s chief operating officer global operations, says lactoferrin is known as “pink gold” because of its colour and high value. “There’s a growing demand for lactoferrin in Asia. It […] Comments (Comments)

Greetings from behind the Great Firewall of China
Posted on 10-Sep-2016 11:26Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Shanghai: From outside The Mercedes Arena you can watch heavy-laden barges roll down the Huangpu River. Look up and the sky is yellow with smog. While China can be ultramodern, the industrial era is ever-present. Stepping inside the arena is like fast-forwarding 100 years. Some 15,000 technology professionals sit waiting in the packed air-conditioned arena. Soft, anywhere-in-the-world […] Comments (Comments)

Norton study reveals more than half of New Zealand men experience online harassment
Posted on 9-Sep-2016 19:57Tags News, Security

Norton by Symantec has released the findings of its research into online harassment and its impact on New Zealand men, revealing that three quarters (72 percent) of New Zealand men under 30, and more than half of all New Zealand men (58 percent), have experienced some form of online harassment. Comments (Comments)


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