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Vague demand for social media clampdown concerning

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Prime Ministers vague demand that social media companies remove content from their platforms is concerning, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Meeting to stop social media’s use in terrorism

Article – BusinessDesk

April 24 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand and France will work together to stop social media’s use in organizing and promoting terrorism and violent extremism in the wake of last month’s terrorist attacks in Christchurch that killed 50 people. Read more »

NZ and France seek to end use of social media for terrorism

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand and France announced today that the two nations will bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organise and promote terrorism and violent extremism, in the wake … Read more »

Nutanix Introduces Cloud Native Solutions for Enterprises

Press Release – Nutanix

AUCKLAND, New Zealand APRIL 17, 2019 Nutanix , Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced the general availability of its Certified Kubernetes solution, Nutanix Karbon. Karbon is part of the Nutanix Cloud Native stack, … Read more »

Remote Economy survey uncovering hidden talent

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Remote Economy Project, a survey of people who live in the Queenstown Lakes District but work remotely, has uncovered over 80 people with a range of talents that could benefit the area. Read more »

Study shows many senior managers distrust big data

Press Release – Massey University

A new Massey University study shows many top executives are failing to capitalise on the benefits of big data, preferring to rely on their own intuition. Read more »

Businesses Benefiting from Digital Training Courses

Press Release – Clickthrough SEO Auckland

From April 21 until June 21, 2019, Clickthrough Digital is hosting digital training courses to help companies to improve their online presence. Read more »

Two in Three Hotel Websites Leak Guest Booking Details

Press Release – Symantec

Symantec Threat Intelligence: Two in Three Hotel Websites Leak Guest Booking Details Hospitality services websites may leak your booking details, allowing others to view your personal data or even cancel your reservation. Based on an analysis of … Read more »

Infratil’s CDC forecasts 50% run-rate ebitda growth

Article – BusinessDesk

April 11 (BusinessDesk) – Canberra Data Centres expects to grow its operating profit run-rate by more than 50 percent this year after increasing it by 35 percent in the March year just gone. Read more »

Chorus fibre connection growth outpaces copper line decline

Article – BusinessDesk

April 10 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus added more broadband connections than it lost in the March quarter as growing demand for fibre outpaced its copper losses in areas where it isn’t building the ulftrafast broadband network. Read more »

Air New Zealand announce groundbreaking collaboration

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand, Microsoft, Moog and ST Engineering announce ground-breaking digital collaboration Read more »

PaySauce says March qtr recurring revenue more than doubled

Press Release – BusinessDesk

April 9 (BusinessDesk) – Payroll software provider PaySauce says its recurring revenue more than doubled in the March quarter and its customer numbers jumped 86 percent from a year earlier. Read more »

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