US record labels follow movie studios, Dotcom’s Megaupload

Article – BusinessDesk

April 11 (BusinessDesk) – Four major US record labels are suing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his associates in an almost identical suit filed by six Hollywood movie studios earlier this week. Read more »

Over 15 percent of Rolleston has switched to fibre broadband

Press Release – Enable

Over 15 percent of Rolleston homes and businesses have made the switch to fibre broadband in less than six months since Enable launched its network in the town. Enable has received almost 600 orders for fibre broadband from the town at almost three times … Read more »

Pacific Edge slumps to 5-month low as growth stocks struggle

Article – BusinessDesk

April 11 (BusinessDesk) Pacific Edge shares slumped to a five-month low, as the local stock market joined a global sell-off amid concerns high-growth companies may struggle to convert sales into profits. Read more »

Renaissance capital return unlikely before June

Article – BusinessDesk

April 11 (BusinessDesk) – Shareholders in Renaissance Corp, which sold its last business unit earlier this month, are unlikely to receive any payments before June in what will probably be a two-part distribution if they decide to liquidate the company. Read more »

Website to encourage strategic voting launched

Press Release – Thornton Communications

Fresh from winning a Gold Medal at New York Festivals International Television & Film Award for his hard-hitting documentary Mind the Gap , Bryan Bruce has today launched a website to highlight the rights of Kiwi kids. He also wants to encourage … Read more »

Xero adds new Australian Director

Press Release – Xero

Xero Limited (XRO) announces that it has further strengthened its Board of Directors with the appointment of Sydney based Lee Hatton as an independent non-executive director, effective today. Read more »

Online Consumer Electronics Shopping Behaviour – NZ

Press Release – FIRST digital

Do you want to know how the leading New Zealand consumer electronic stores are ranking within Google? What’s most important for consumers when shopping online? Do consumers prefer to purchase their electronics online or in store? Read more »

Great use of police mobility devices

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police caught two burglars in the early this morning following some innovative use of an iPhone. About 10pm last night the Stakeout Bar and Grill restaurant in Bank Street, Whangrei was broken into. Police attended the scene, but the offenders … Read more »

Wellington Startup lands to assist Facebook in San Francisco

Press Release – PocketRent

The SaaS company PocketRents team has arrived in Facebooks Menlo Park offices today to discuss their contributions to the new Hack programming language developed by Facebook and a handful of key community members. Read more »

Social and economic boost should be seized

Press Release – Northpower

Whangarei is on the cusp of ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to boost economic and social development, with the local ultra-fast broadband network just weeks away from completion. Read more »

MANA – and, or, or not – DOTCOM

Press Release – Mana Party

Both MANA and the Internet Party share goals in common with other parties, like getting rid of National and reining in the GCSB. There are also differences, as there are with other parties as well. Read more »

Win the war on information overload

Press Release – Purple Sherbet Ltd

In the time it took you to read the start of this sentence 20 million emails were received worldwide. Once you have read this, another 20 million. We all send and receive emails on a daily basis but what do we do with the overload of information … Read more »

Heartbleed vulnerability major issue for website owners

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) and the New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) are today warning website owners that their sites security may have been breached and private information, including logons and passwords, may have been stolen after … Read more »

$2.48m to improve broadband for the Chatham Islands

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Work to deliver a significant improvement in broadband services for Chatham Islanders will start almost immediately, following the signing of a $2.48 million contract between the Government and TeamTalk Ltd. Read more »

Interactive tool to help older women decide on mammograms

Press Release – NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation today launched Screen70+, an interactive online decision aid to help women over 70 and their GPS decide if they should continue with screening mammograms. Read more »

Datacom Expands Kapua Data Centre One Year on From Opening

Press Release – Datacom

Datacom has extended its Hamilton located Kapua data centre with two new data floors providing an additional 376 rack spaces. Kapua, Datacoms Hamilton data centre, opened in March 2013 and the first data halls were quickly taken up. Read more »

Adapt to survive – a global study on better talent fit

Press Release – PricewaterhouseCoopers

The study, Adapt to survive, reveals that poor talent adaptability the inability for people to retrain for new skills or switch industries is costing the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity and leads to businesses wasting … Read more »

Final call for new second levels – more .nz choice

Press Release – Domain Name Commission

Due to a recent decision that will offer more choice in .nz domain names, the Domain Name Commission is making a final call to any specific community of interest that wants to apply for the creation of a new second level. Read more »

Court decision vindicates Commission approach

Press Release – Internet NZ

Todays decision by the High Court to reject Chorus appeal against the Commerce Commissions IPP pricing model for Unbundled Bitstream Access is a victory for common sense says InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc). Read more »

Windows XP no longer supported – 260,000 NZers vulnerable

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

Today, Microsoft stops its support of the Windows XP operating system worldwide. Windows XP still runs on approximately a quarter of a million PCs in New Zealand and Microsoft is urging the remaining New Zealand consumers still running the 12-year … Read more »

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