Business Scoop


Tonkin + Taylor develops disaster logistics website

Press Release – Tonkin and Taylor

In recent years, tropical cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis have cut a swathe of destruction across the Pacific. Many millions of dollars and tens of thousands of humanitarian aid worker hours have been devoted to recovery efforts. Read more »

Concerning stats about personal info gathered by Apps

Press Release – Symantec

Symantec released new research this morning on mobile app privacy and fraudulent Google Play apps that you may find useful for any mobile device and privacy stories. Read more »

Symantec Threat Intelligence – NZ routers may be at risk

Press Release – Symantec

Post-mortem of a Compromised MikroTik Router Symantec has been tracking a large-scale coin-mining campaign has currently infected about 157,000 MikroTik routers. Cryptocurrency coinminers are the new ransomware and malicious actors have already pounced on the … Read more »

Health Minister dismisses cybersecurity concerns

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

In light of recent information that Lakes DHB is subject to 1.7 million cyberattacks per day Health Minister David Clark must ensure the sector and the public that something is being done to keep their data safe, Nationals spokesperson for Data and Cybersecurity … Read more »

Vodafone offers Netflix on eligible mobile plans

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

Vodafone announced today customers on any pay monthly mobile plan $79.99 or above will now be able to watch their favourite Netflix series, films and documentaries, thanks to Vodafone. Read more »

Chch man in running for Entrepreneur of the Year

Press Release – Trineo

A Christchurch businessman will pitch Dragons Den-style in Auckland tomorrow as the sole Christchurch finalist for EY New Zealand Entrepreneur of the Year. Read more »

PledgeMe raises half a million dollars in four days

Press Release – PledgeMe

Wellington based crowdfunding platform PledgeMe Limited has raised over $500,000 through an equity crowdfunding campaign for themselves since it launched publicly on Monday night. The minimum goal of $500,080 was hit at 1:21pm today, and the campaign … Read more »

Spark offers support to parents in protecting children

Press Release – Spark NZ

Childrens Minister Tracey Martin has raised the important issue of how to keep children safe from online pornography. Spark shares the Ministers view that this is a topic that deserves focus and consideration and urges the Minister to involve … Read more »

Spark expects to build 5G network with existing capex

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 9 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand expects to upgrade to a fifth-generation mobile network within its current capital spending and wants to divert funds into that programme as soon as it has spectrum. Read more »

Curran: Women in Games – NZ Game Developers Association

Speech – New Zealand Government

Thank you for inviting me here tonight to speak to your group on this very important topic of diversity in the game development sector. Read more »

Major international agritech announcement expected for NZ

Press Release – Make Lemonade

In less than a fortnight, more than 30 New Zealand agritech leaders will make history in Silicon Valley. Read more »

Beyond Type 1 x Diabetes NZ – The Kiwis Are Taking Over!

Press Release – Diabetes New Zealand

The Kiwis are taking over! This week, Beyond Type 1 and Diabetes New Zealand are joining forces to present the second annual Kiwi Takeover of Beyond Type 1 social media. So, if youre seeing more than the average number of New Zealanders on your … Read more »

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