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CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny
Posted on 21-Feb-2018 19:43Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has today welcomed the release of the text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Comments (Comments)

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted on 16-Feb-2018 15:21Tags News, Computing

Intel has announced the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series for data centre applications, using 64-layer TLC Intel 3D NAND that enables end users to do more per server, support broader workloads and deliver space-efficient capacity. Comments (Comments)

Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted on 16-Feb-2018 10:18Tags News, Web media

Ten promising, young start-ups from across Aotearoa have been selected to participate in the four-month programme. Comments (Comments)

Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted on 12-Feb-2018 20:30Tags News, Computing

Broadcasting, Communications, Digital Media and Government Digital Services Minister Clare Curran says she was heartened to receive more than 60 applications for this critical position but after careful consideration has decided not to make an appointment at this stage. Comments (Comments)

New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted on 9-Feb-2018 09:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The latest X-Series camera to join the Fujifilm line-up is the smallest, lightest and most selfie-friendly member of the family yet. Comments (Comments)

D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted on 9-Feb-2018 09:01Tags News, Consumer Electronics

esigned for a variety of security applications, the DCS-8000LH Mini HD Wi-Fi Camera and DCS-8100LH HD 180 Degree Wi-Fi Camera offer premium features, including advanced video monitoring capabilities and wide viewing angles, all in crisp HD video quality. Comments (Comments)

OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted on 2-Feb-2018 13:28Tags News, Android

Dual 20MP cameras, Full HD+ screen and AI Facial Recognition for $799. Comments (Comments)

Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted on 26-Jan-2018 15:16Tags News, SaaS

Vocus Communications has been awarded a place on the Telecommunications-as-a-Service (TaaS) panel by the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), to supply networking, internet, fixed voice, personal connectivity and managed security services to government agencies across New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted on 26-Jan-2018 15:15Tags News, SaaS

Software company SwipedOn is in a position for accelerated growth after this week achieving $1m revenue, with a further $1m in capital raised. Comments (Comments)

Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted on 22-Jan-2018 12:41Tags News, EV

Thousands of international tourists visiting NZ could be driving electric campervans within two years following a new electric vehicle (EV) trial. Comments (Comments)

Hawaiki cable system will be ready for service in June 2018
Posted on 22-Jan-2018 12:32Tags News, Broadband

Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP and TE SubCom have announced that more than half of the 15,000km of undersea fiber-optic cable that comprise the Hawaiki transpacific cable system have been implemented. Comments (Comments)

Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted on 18-Jan-2018 10:53Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Beginning February 1, new subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time, and discover the vast catalogue of unlimited, ad-free music streaming within the Amazon Music app for iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and on any Web browser. Comments (Comments)

$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted on 17-Jan-2018 11:27Tags News, EV

More electric vehicles will be hitting New Zealand's highways, bus lanes and streets with funding announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today. Comments (Comments)

Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted on 11-Jan-2018 08:37Tags News, SaaS

Datacom have entered into a 3-year contract with the Department of Home Affairs to provide client enquiry services as part of the Department's programme to modernise its visa and citizenship services. Comments (Comments)

Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted on 21-Dec-2017 13:42Tags News, DVB and HD

Starting today, all Amazon Fire TV customers will be able to browse the web on their TV. Comments (Comments)

New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted on 19-Dec-2017 22:18Tags News, Computing

Communications Minister Clare Curran has called for expressions of interest for the new role of Chief Technology Officer position to help drive a forward-looking digital agenda for New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

NOW to deploy SD-WAN to regional councils
Posted on 19-Dec-2017 19:46Tags News, Broadband

Local phone and broadband provider, NOW, today announced an innovative partnership with Hawke's Bay's five councils that sees it become the first telecommunications company in New Zealand to introduce a Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology that will enable multi-council collaboration. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government to create digital advisory group
Posted on 16-Dec-2017 08:47Tags News, Digital Business

A new advisory group is to be set up to advise the Government on how it can build the digital economy and reduce digital divides. Comments (Comments)

Australia datum changes means whole country moving 1.8 metres north-east
Posted on 16-Dec-2017 08:39Tags News, Computing

This continental shift means Australia's mapping co-ordinates have been realigned approximately 1.8 metres north-east in an update to the national coordinate reference frame (the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020, or GDA2020). Comments (Comments)

UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted on 12-Dec-2017 16:06Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Airways has partnered with global airspace management provider AirMap to deliver the trial platform that provides flight planning and management tools for commercial and recreational UAV pilots. Comments (Comments)

UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 11:26Tags News, Broadband

The number of New Zealand households and businesses connected to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) has increased by 11 per cent to 460,096 connections in the last quarter, according to the latest Quarterly Broadband Update by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
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The Warehouse Group to adopt IBM Cloud to support digital transformation
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 11:22Tags News, Digital Business

The Group, which operates The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming and Torpedo7 brands, has selected IBM Cloud in New Zealand to host its core mission-critical IT systems including customer facing apps, the main website, point of sales systems, inventory and financial systems. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data peeks into digital business 2018
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 10:55Tags News, Digital Business

Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018. And companies that have not started the digital investment cycle are at high risk of being disrupted. Comments (Comments)

Global Govtech Accelerator to drive public sector innovation in Wellington
Posted on 7-Dec-2017 11:21Tags News, Education

With a passion for civic engagement, innovation management and strong expertise in public sector innovation, Creative HQ will take GovTech to a new level in Wellington in 2018. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data New Zealand strengthens cybersecurity practice
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 20:27Tags News, Security

Dimension Data New Zealand has strengthened its Cybersecurity Practice in response to the growing demand from clients and the ever-changing nature of cybersecurity threats. Comments (Comments)


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