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Porirua NZ’s first adopter of Datacom’s new council software

Press Release – Datacom

NZs first adopter of Datacoms brand new council software solution, Datascape Porirua City Council Read more »

FNZC trims Infratil’s target price on $3.4B Vodafone deal

Article – BusinessDesk

May 15 (BusinessDesk) – First NZ Capital has lowered its target price for Infratil shares after the infrastructure investor flagged plans to make a $1.03 billion investment in Vodafone New Zealand. Read more »

Record in vulnerabilities sparks cybersecurity innovation

Press Release – Dimension Data

Dimension Data , the USD 8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has revealed exclusive findings from its Executive Guide to NTT Securitys 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report concerning the cybersecurity … Read more »

Christchurch Call – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a summit in Paris on May 15 (local time) with world leaders and tech company CEOs to discuss how they can prevent social media being used to organise and promote terrorism. Read more »

Kiwis say stop live-streaming terror until there is a fix

Press Release – Horizon Research Limited

New Zealanders want social media to stop live streaming services until they have ways of immediately screening out violent or other harmful content. Read more »

NZ IoT Alliance produces landmark paper for the future

Press Release – Make Lemonade

The New Zealand IoT Alliances spectrum working group has produced a landmark paper highlighting the importance of IoT spectrum for New Zealand. Read more »

Christchurch Call

Press Release – Internet NZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has invited Jordan Carter, CEO of Internet New Zealand, to chair the Voices for Action meeting on Tuesday 14 May in Paris ahead of the Christchurch Call summit on 15 May. Read more »

Funding for e-waste project announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is delivering on its plan to turn around New Zealands rubbish record on waste with the opening of a new facility today to recycle e-waste like old computers, Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage announced today. Read more »

Online gaming can benefit mental wellbeing

Press Release – Porirua City Council

A workshop in Porirua will help parents and teachers explore how online gaming can be good for young peoples health and wellbeing. Read more »

Minister to attend G7 Tech for Humanity meeting

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Kris Faafoi will attend the Tech for Humanity meeting of G7 Digital Ministers in Paris next week, and has added a further number of cyber engagements to planned travel to support the Governments focus on international collaboration on cyber … Read more »

Kiwi businesses warned that Google is again moving goalposts

Press Release – Insight Online

The traditional race to be number #1 on Googles organic search results has changed again as updates to online search algorithms shift the focus to showcasing Featured Snippets and Micro-Moments superseding how the search engines used to … Read more »

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute in New Zealand

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 8 May 2019 Microsoft today announced that the much-anticipated Azure ExpressRoute site in Auckland will be launching in May 2019. Signalled at Microsofts Ignite conference in November 2018, the Azure cloud service allows customers to benefit … Read more »

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