New employment resource for young people

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have today announced the release of a new online resource designed to help young people enter the workforce. Read more »

Survey shows growing preference for hybrid cloud solutions

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

New Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 facilitate hybrid cloud and accelerate digital transformation Read more »

BNZ’s Online Retail Sales January 2017

Press Release – Bank of New Zealand

Please find attached the latest BNZ and Marketview monthly report on New Zealands Online Retail Sales. Read more »

Open Govt Partnership Report on NZ finds little improvement

Press Release – Centre for Public Law

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – Today the Open Government Partnership (OGP) released its final report on New Zealands progress towards fulfilling its international commitments to transparency, accountability and participation. Read more »

Eagle Technology Group Ltd appoints Mark Allan as CEO

Press Release – Eagle Technology

Eagle Technology Group Ltd has appointed Mark Allan as its Chief Executive Officer . His appointment follows the retirement of its former CEO, Gary Langford, in January. Read more »

Recruitment Agency on track to change the face of industry

Press Release – RWA Technology People

Auckland, [23/02/2017]: RWA Technology People are pleased to announce that we were judged the winner of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealands (HRINZ) inaugural Recruitment Excellence award. This is the first time that the NZHR Awards have had … Read more »

How to easily and affordably improve school computers

Press Release – Crucial

AUCKLAND, 27 February 2017 Shrinking education budgets make it a challenge to deliver the computer speed and reliability that students and teachers need to succeed. With this in mind Crucial has revealed several easy ways to overcome these limitations … Read more »

Android ransomware requires victim to say unlock code

Press Release – Symantec

Latest Android.Lockdroid.E variant uses speech recognition instead of typing for unlock code input. Read more »

Number and diversity of cyber-attacks on the rise

Press Release – Grant Thornton

New figures from Grant Thornton reveal that extortion and blackmail are more common forms of cyber-attack on businesses than theft of data or intellectual property. This comes as the volume of attacks globally has risen sharply over the last 12 months. … Read more »

Orcon Consistent – Vodafone Congested?

Press Release – TrueNet

Orcon consistently tops the Fibre webpage download speeds in January from NZ, Australia and the USA. (We show only NZ in the attached image) Read more »

Trade Me CEO Macdonald sees scope to improve marketplace

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Trade Me chief executive Jon Macdonald sees more options to improve the online marketplace’s retail offering but isn’t ready to give the game away with Facebook’s rival offering already available and the threat of Amazon still … Read more »

Promapp Ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

Press Release – Promapp

Auckland, 23 February 2017 Promapp, a leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced that it was one of 53 NZ companies ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2016, a ranking of the … Read more »

Māori activism & hidden achievements online

Press Release – Karaitiana Taiuru

A new online publication outlining 20 years of activism and achievements by Mori who have fought for the right to be to be fairly represented in the New Zealand Internet Domain Name System is now available. Read more »

Valocity awarded Callaghan Innovation Growth Grant

Press Release – Valocity

Kiwi-owned, and locally developed, cloud-based property valuation platform, Valocity, has been awarded an R&D Growth Grant by Callaghan Innovation. Read more »

Judgment: Spark NZ v Commerce Commission

Press Release – New Zealand High Court


ReadWriteWeb founder to be Newsroom Tech Columnist

Press Release – Newsroom

February 22, 2017 – Newsroom is pleased to announce that Richard MacManus, the founder of ReadWriteWeb, will be Newsroom’s Technology columnist. Read more »

World first initiative to power energy innovation

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

A groundbreaking collaboration between Simply Group, Counties Power, Callaghan Innovation, and Creative HQ will unlock half-hour electricity data for the first time, to promote research and innovation. Read more »

Launch Of Pega Self-Service Advisor

Press Release – Pegasystems

First AI-powered capability to sense customer intent and deliver tailored customer service to existing web and mobile channels Read more »

UC physicists take a (nano)chip off the old block

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Computer components cant just keep getting smaller forever. So how does the computer then continue to become faster, lighter and more energy efficient? A team of University of Canterbury physicists think they have the answer in the human brain. Read more »

Kiwis moving house saved from fibre broadband woes

Press Release – Orcon Internet

21 February 2017 Kiwis moving house saved from fibre broadband woes In time for the month when more Kiwis move than any other, Orcon and Slingshot have today launched a savvy new service to help keep thousands of Kiwis from landing in broadband limbo … Read more »

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