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Free Public Wi-Fi Should Block Porn – Poll

Press Release – Family First

A nationwide poll has found strong support for cafes, libraries, and other public places which offer free Wi-Fi to be required to block access to pornographic websites. In the independent poll of 1,000 New Zealanders by Curia Market Research, respondents … Read more »

Waihopai Spybase Protest Saturday January 26th

Press Release – Anti-Bases Campaign

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself, is located at the end of this message.) Read more »

UFB uptake reaches 51% on Chorus networks

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Growth in the uptake of ultra-fast broadband on the networks Chorus is installing slowed in the December quarter as more of the roll-out was completed. Read more »

AI Conference Designed to Lift Health Outcomes for Maori

Press Release – Hack Aotearoa

A Global Artificial Intelligence Conference starting tomorrow at the Auckland Business School will explore the use of predictive data, robotics and new smart technologies to develop better health and wellbeing outcomes for New Zealanders with a strong … Read more »

Small Businesses Last Chance for $119 Cost on bundle

Press Release – Halfpricesoft

ezPaycheck payroll software bundle version for year 2018 and 2019 will only be available until January 31, 2019 at the special $119 cost. developers have extended the special priced combo to accommodate new customers that need to print … Read more »

Payroll software providers signing up to offer payday filing

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

The new payday filing system works best for employers with payroll software and Inland Revenue has been working closely with the providers to make sure theyre well placed to meet their clients needs when it becomes mandatory in April. Read more »

Electronic marking in high-stakes medical registration exam

Press Release – Medical Council of New Zealand

The NZREX Clinical tests clinical skills and knowledge at the level of a recent New Zealand medical graduate. About 80 overseas trained doctors choose to sit the examination each year with successful candidates able to register as a doctor in New Zealand. … Read more »

Optimation partners with low-code innovator OutSystems

Press Release – Optimation

Leading digital technology solutions provider Optimation has partnered with OutSystems to help government and corporate customers speed up delivery of business applications. OutSystems low-code development platform, coupled with Optimations design thinking … Read more »

Early feedback makes for great software

Press Release – Company-X

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND, January 2019 Roading engineers got their hands on a software prototype within a week of asking for it. Read more »

Pushpay on track to achieve positive March-year ebitdaf

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 7 (BusinessDesk) – Digital church collection payment operator Pushpay said it achieved its target of breaking even on a monthly cash flow basis prior to the end of 2018 and is confident it will now have positive cash flows on an ongoing basis. Read more »

New campaign for a 21th century trade agenda

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

The website, launched today, heralds a new forward-looking campaign for a progressive 21st century trade agenda. Read more »

SLI Systems to delist next week

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 4 (BusinessDesk) – SLI Systems will end its five-and-a-half years on the stock exchange when new owner ESW Holdings delists the retail search engine software developer next Thursday. Read more »

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