• Intergen to provide Microsoft Dynamics 365 to 6000 Skycity staff

    Casino operator Skycity Entertainment Group has contracted Intergen, a subsidiary of Australian Microsoft solutions provider Empired, to provide Microsoft Dynamics 365 to 6,000 users across Australia and New Zealand.

    25 July 17 17:36 Written by Stuart Corner
  • 50 percent of NZ jobs gone in a decade, says Callaghan Innovation

    The CEO of New Zealand Government high-tech support agency Callaghan Innovation, Vic Crone says around half of New Zealand jobs will disappear in the next decade and unless these are replaced with high tech jobs, New Zealand’s economy will become “irrelevant”.

    25 July 17 09:08 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Crown Fibre Holdings morphs into Crown Infrastructure Partners

    The Government is to repurpose Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH), the company set up to build the ultra-fast broadband network, and use it to invest up to $660m to fund the building of roads, water and sewerage infrastructure in large scale housing developments in partnership with local councils and private investors.

    24 July 17 12:27 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Kim Dotcom vows to keep fighting ‘unlawful surveillance’

    Kim Dotcom has vowed to appeal this week’s High Court judgement denying him access to his personal communications that the Government has admitted were illegally intercepted by the Government Communications Security Bureau in the run up to his arrest in 2012, at the behest of the US Government, for alleged copyright offences.

    21 July 17 14:13 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Endace debuts network packet capture fabric

    Auckland based network monitoring technology provider, Endace, has released EndaceFabric, billed as a centrally managed, network-wide packet capture and recording fabric.

    20 July 17 14:41 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Qualcomm opens European front in patent war with Apple

    Qualcomm has asked two German courts to suspend sales of iPhones, alleging they infringe on its patents, while four Apple contractors from which Qualcomm had sought patent license fees have filed antitrust complaints against the chip vendor.

    20 July 17 01:27 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Enterprises can put Oracle's entire public cloud in the data center

    While Amazon is raking in a good deal of the money spent by public-cloud users, Oracle is doubling down on its hybrid-cloud strategy, appealing to enterprises that want to put data and applications behind their firewall while taking advantage of cloud pricing models and technology.

    19 July 17 22:00 Written by Marc Ferranti
  • Hawaiki picks McKay to build Northland cable landing station

    Hawaiki Cable has chosen 81year old Northland based electrotechnology company McKay Ltd to build its cable landing station at Mangawhai Heads in Northland, signing a multimillion dollar contract with the company.

    19 July 17 16:45 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Spark upgrades South Island core network

    Spark has announced completion of an upgrade of its core optical transport network (OTN) in the South Island, a loop from Invercargill, via Queenstown to Christchurch, saying the upgrade will provide an additional route in case of a natural disaster or emergency.

    18 July 17 15:05 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Got guts and a social conscience? Internet Party wants you

    The Internet Party has put out a call via its Facebook page for candidates for the General Election scheduled for 23 September saying it is looking for “people with guts and a social conscience … empathy, life experience and a love for the Internet."

    18 July 17 15:04 Written by Stuart Corner
  • NASA’s CTO tells enterprises how to network IoT

    The internet of things combined with cloud computing is the platform for innovation that is used by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and that should be used by enterprises, but it means setting up the right network infrastructure, say JPL's CTO.

    18 July 17 00:09 Written by By Tracy Mayor and Tim Greene