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IBM: your computer can help scientists search for new childhood cancer treatments
Posted on 1-Feb-2017 08:11Tags News, Computing

Scientists are searching for chemical drug candidates that can affect the key molecules and proteins that control cancer cells in several common childhood cancers. However, finding drug candidates is normally an expensive and slow process. Comments (Comments)

Malwarebytes releases Global State of Malware Report
Posted on 1-Feb-2017 08:00Tags News, Security

The findings, presented in the Malwarebytes State of Malware Report, illustrate a significant shift in cybercriminal attack and malware methodology from previous years. Ransomware, ad fraud and botnets, the subject of so much unjustified hype over previous years, surged to measurable prominence in 2016 and evolved immensely. Cybercriminals migrated to these methodologies en masse, impacting nearly anyone and everyone. Comments (Comments)

Lexar introduces 512GB professional 3500x CFast 2.0 card
Posted on 31-Jan-2017 17:25Tags News, Computing

Lexar has doubled capacity for the Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 memory card, providing the capacity and speed thresholds needed for cinematographers, filmmakers, and content creators to capture the highest-quality 4K and ProRes video and RAW photos. Comments (Comments)

Unisys launches advanced cyber resilience service
Posted on 31-Jan-2017 17:24Tags News, Security

Resilience testing and planning service uses wargaming methodologies to identify threats, develop countermeasures, build long-term response plans and organise and train team members for continuous operations. Comments (Comments)

Spark supports Contact Energy to take bold step into the Cloud
Posted on 31-Jan-2017 14:14Tags News, SaaS

Contact Energy is now running its entire business from the cloud, after completing a large scale migration to Spark's cloud services late last year. Comments (Comments)

Ultra-Fast Broadband extended to 151 towns
Posted on 26-Jan-2017 11:06Tags News, Broadband

Prime Minister Bill English and Communications Minister Simon Bridges have announced Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) will be extended to more than 151 additional towns, providing up to 85 per cent of New Zealanders with access to fibre by the end of 2024. Comments (Comments)

Datacom in Western Australian whole-of-government ICT services transformation project
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 19:59Tags News, SaaS

Datacom has been selected as one of three suppliers to deliver the Western Australian Government's GovNext-ICT initiative. Comments (Comments)

Norton Research: parents worry about online bullying
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 16:32Tags News, Security

Norton by Symantec has released findings from the 2016 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report: Family Edition, which sheds light on New Zealand parents' perceptions of cyberbullying and the preventative measures they are putting in place to protect their children. Comments (Comments)

OPPO upcoming launch in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Jan-2017 10:14Tags News, Android

OPPO is establishing a presence in New Zealand and will provide a range of its products to New Zealanders. Comments (Comments)

Mobile launcher app company POSTR raises $3 million for APAC expansion
Posted on 19-Jan-2017 08:59Tags News, Web media

The fast-growing company builds telecom branded white-label apps, which let people hire out their Android lock screens for advertising in return for mobile data or airtime from major mobile carriers. It has recently launched Optus Xtra with Australian telecom giant Optus and will soon launch telecom-branded apps in major South East Asian markets. Comments (Comments)

Inland Revenue prepares to roll out $25 million information knowledge management system
Posted on 19-Jan-2017 08:57Tags News, Computing

Inland Revenue has signed a deal with New Zealand company TEAM Asparona to provide the first stage of a new multi-million dollar information knowledge management system. Comments (Comments)

Nokia Android arrives - in China
Posted on 8-Jan-2017 20:23Tags News, Android

New Nokia 6 will be available exclusively in China through JD.com. Comments (Comments)

Intel unveils Compute Card, a credit card-sized compute platform
Posted on 6-Jan-2017 09:44Tags News, Internet of Things

Intel is announcing a new modular compute platform called the Intel Compute Card, along with a range of partners who will be working with Intel to help accelerate the ecosystem of solutions based on the Intel Compute Card. Comments (Comments)

Samsung lauches gaming notebook Odyssey
Posted on 5-Jan-2017 12:00Tags News, Gaming

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Notebook Odyssey, a new portable gaming PC with high-power performance and dynamic display. Available in 17.3-inch and 15.6-inch models, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey packs power in a beautiful and innovative design with premium features to offer a premium gaming experience. Comments (Comments)

Samsung and Google introduce the next generation Chromebook
Posted on 5-Jan-2017 11:56Tags News, Android

The new Chromebook Plus and Pro are designed to be flexible - allowing the user to transform the Chromebook on demand. It is built with a 360-degree rotating touchscreen performing both as a notebook, and an ultra-mobile premium tablet. Comments (Comments)

Ring launches connected floodlight cam
Posted on 5-Jan-2017 11:48Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Ring has announced the Ring Floodlight Cam, an outdoor home security system that transforms the ordinary floodlight into a one-of-a-kind home security device by adding Ring's proactive vision technology and smart home ecosystem to the standard floodlight. Comments (Comments)

Linksys launches modular mesh WiFi system Velop
Posted on 4-Jan-2017 10:42Tags News, Wi-Fi

Linksys is introducing Velop, part of its Whole Home Wi-Fi product line. Velop is a Tri-Band modular Wi-Fi system that can be installed in various mesh configurations providing fast and reliable Wi-Fi to the edge of a home network. Comments (Comments)

Norton enters consumer router market with Norton Core
Posted on 4-Jan-2017 09:38Tags News, Security

New high-performance Wi-Fi router, built to secure home networks and IoT devices, will come bundled with subscription to Norton Security service. Comments (Comments)

Intel to acquire 15 percent ownership of HERE
Posted on 4-Jan-2017 09:37Tags News, Internet of Things

Intel is acquiring a 15 percent ownership stake in HERE, a global provider of digital maps and location-based services for automotive and the Internet of Things (IoT). Comments (Comments)

Norton Security Premium released with added protection and performance features
Posted on 19-Dec-2016 21:33Tags News, Security

Norton by Symantec has released the latest features of Norton Security Premium in New Zealand and Australia, boosting its protection and performance levels for consumers. Comments (Comments)

Chorus announces new CEO: Kate McKenzie
Posted on 19-Dec-2016 14:05Tags News, Broadband

Chorus has today announced the appointment of Kate McKenzie as its new CEO, effective from February 2017. Comments (Comments)

Lightbox smashes through 200,000 customer milestone
Posted on 19-Dec-2016 10:38Tags News, Web media

The Lightbox TV streaming service has already smashed through a big milestone of 200,000 New Zealand customers and is well on its way towards its next big milestone of 250,000 Comments (Comments)

Nanogirl Tour reaches 7500 across first three centres
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 11:09Tags News, Web media

With the support of Spark, the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering, the MacDiarmid Institute and Beca, the tour is visiting seven centres around New Zealand between December 2nd and December 17th. Comments (Comments)

Samsung Electronics partners with Te Papa Bug Lab
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 11:03Tags News, Web media

Samsung Electronics New Zealand is supporting Te Papa as the technology partner on blockbuster summer exhibition Bug Lab. Comments (Comments)

Samsung Smart Fridge lands in New Zealand
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 10:30Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New Family Hub refrigerator features a built in WiFi enabled touchscreen that lets you manage groceries and connect with your family. Comments (Comments)


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