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IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted on 25-May-2018 14:12Tags News, Web media

The Call for Code Global Initiative is the largest and most ambitious effort to bring startup, academic and enterprise developers together to solve one of the most pressing societal issues of our time: preventing, responding to and recovering from natural disasters. Comments (Comments)

New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted on 24-May-2018 20:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The FUJIFILM X-T100 is a sleek, retro-style, compact mirrorless digital camera that packs a punch and is the perfect companion for those beginning their photographic journey. Comments (Comments)

Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted on 24-May-2018 19:41Tags News, Broadband

Stuff Fibre, an unlimited data, fibre-only internet service provider (ISP) start up was launched jointly with Giant Management Limited in 2016, with GML shareholder Sam Morse as CEO. Comments (Comments)

Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
Posted on 23-May-2018 16:44Tags News, Web media

The exhibition created by global creative technology company Wacom in conjunction with artist management agency Just Another Agency, will feature work from fifty local and internationally renowned artists in what will be a one-of- a-kind event. Comments (Comments)

Auckland tops list of most vulnerable cities in a zombie apocalypse
Posted on 23-May-2018 12:52Tags News, Gaming

The consumer research commissioned by Xbox Australia, in collaboration with the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS) to model the fictitious spread of disease throughout Australian cities, marks the launch of new videogame State of Decay 2. Comments (Comments)

ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Posted on 23-May-2018 00:10Tags News, Consumer Electronics

ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases right from their wrist with a compatible Garmin smartwatch. Comments (Comments)

Umbrellar becomes Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider
Posted on 22-May-2018 15:43Tags News, SaaS

As demand for cloud-based services increases rapidly, Microsoft is expanding the number of CSPs (formerly known as CSP Indirect Partners) in the New Zealand market. Comments (Comments)

Three New Zealand projects shortlisted in IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards
Posted on 22-May-2018 15:14Tags News, Web media

The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries. Comments (Comments)

UpStarters - the New Zealand tech and innovation story
Posted on 21-May-2018 09:55Tags News, Entrepeneurship

The New Zealand Tech and Innovation Story, the UpStarters, launched this morning by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at Techweek 18, is a key milestone in supporting our tech and innovation companies to promote themselves on the world stage.  Comments (Comments)

Lightbox updates platform with new streaming options
Posted on 17-May-2018 13:09Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Lightbox has today unlocked a host of new ways to enjoy TV, movies and kids content after a platform technology upgrade overnight. Comments (Comments)

Norton Core router launches with high-performance, IoT security in New Zealand
Posted on 16-May-2018 02:00Tags News, Security

Building on a heritage of industry-leading consumer cyber security solutions, Symantec today announced plans for the Norton Core Wi-Fi router to be available for New Zealand consumers this winter. Comments (Comments)

D-Link ANZ launches new 4G LTE Dual SIM M2M VPN Router
Posted on 15-May-2018 19:30Tags News, 4G

This new router provides high-performance 4G LTE mobile broadband with maximum redundancy and flexibility for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications via a dual SIM architecture. Comments (Comments)

New Panasonic LUMIX FT7 ideal for outdoor: waterproof, dustproof
Posted on 15-May-2018 19:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Rugged new Panasonic LUMIX FT7 digital camera is an ideal outdoor adventure companion. Comments (Comments)

Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
Posted on 15-May-2018 19:14Tags News, SaaS

Airline is transforming the digital experience for its over 130 million customers, and plans to close the vast majority of its datacenters over the next three years. Comments (Comments)

Te Papa and EQC Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education
Posted on 15-May-2018 19:12Tags News, Gaming

A new mod for the computer game Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons about earthquake safety. Comments (Comments)

Vocus works with NZ Police and telcos to stop scam calls
Posted on 12-May-2018 11:12Tags News, Security

Numerous reports have been received about the scam where an automated message claiming to be from Police threatens the recipient with arrest if they do not pay money owed to Inland Revenue. Comments (Comments)

Vista Group signs Aeon Entertainment, largest cinema chain in Japan
Posted on 11-May-2018 21:41Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Vista Group companies Vista Entertainment Solutions and Movio, will provide their respective cinema management and marketing data analytics software solutions to Aeon who operate 91 cinema sites throughout Japan comprising 774 screens. Comments (Comments)

New Privacy Trust Mark certifies privacy and customer control
Posted on 10-May-2018 14:16Tags News, Security

A new Privacy Trust Mark will give New Zealanders assurance that a product or service has been designed with their privacy interests in mind, says Privacy Commissioner John Edwards. Comments (Comments)

New app FIXR connects vehicle owners to top Mechanics at best prices
Posted on 10-May-2018 14:13Tags News, SaaS

A New Zealand owned and operated company, FIXR provides an industry first marketplace for Kiwis to find a trusted and suitable mechanic, panel beater or customisation specialist at a fair and transparent price. Comments (Comments)

Nutanix Beam gives enterprises control of the cloud
Posted on 10-May-2018 14:09Tags News, SaaS

New SaaS offering visualises, predicts and manages runaway costs, and assesses security and regulatory compliance across multiple clouds. Comments (Comments)

D-Link ANZ launches Covr Seamless Wi-Fi System
Posted on 10-May-2018 14:06Tags News, Wi-Fi

The Covr Wi-Fi System is an elegant, intelligent solution that provides an MU-MIMO wireless mesh network for ultra-fast speeds and seamless coverage to the furthest reaches of any home. Comments (Comments)

Telstra, Intel and Ericsson demonstrate a 5G future for esports
Posted on 10-May-2018 13:59Tags News, Gaming

Fresh from Intel Extreme Masters Sydney, pro esports team The Chiefs, helped demonstrate the technical capabilities of 5G at Telstra's 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast through ultra-low latency of around five to six milliseconds, which is around four times lower than the average latency of 4G today. Comments (Comments)

Spark introduces Android One with Nokia 7 plus and Nokia 6.1
Posted on 8-May-2018 05:00Tags News, Android

Together with HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, Spark brings the new range of Nokia Smartphones with Android One to New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Opera launches new mobile browser: Opera Touch
Posted on 25-Apr-2018 20:45Tags News, Mobile

Opera Touch is designed to be used on the move, with just one hand. It also makes the mobile and desktop web browsing experiences into one. Comments (Comments)

TCF and Telcos Toughen Up on Scam Callers
Posted on 23-Apr-2018 09:39Tags News, Mobile

Following recent reports of scam calling activity, the NZ Telecommunications Forum (TCF) has today released a draft Scam Calling Prevention Code for public consultation, formalising a range of processes in place for the telco industry to deal with instances of scam callers. Comments (Comments)


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