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  • Government funding to boost Canterbury broadband and agriculture

    The government is to provide $1.6 million funding to the Canterbury region to support a goal of having 95 percent of farmers in the region connected to broadband services and to boost the value of agricultural production in the region.

    26 June 17 06:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • What is intent-based networking?

    Cisco this week jumped head-first into the intent-based networking market, saying the technology that uses machine learning and advanced automation to control networks could be a “paradigm” shift in how networks are managed. But what exactly is intent-based networking?

    24 June 17 02:14 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Telecoms market downturn pushes Rakon deeper into the red

    NZX listed electronics manufacturer Rakon has reported an after tax loss for FY2017 of $13.6m compared to a loss of $1.6m for FY2016 following a 16 percent drop in revenues to $94.7m.

    23 June 17 11:01 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

    Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender in the market to check out: the new ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

    22 June 17 07:45 Written by Marc Ferranti
  • Wholesale broadband price cuts passed on to consumers

    ​The Commerce Commission has released a study that shows 90 percent of the recent reductions in Chorus’ regulated wholesale broadband prices have flowed through to consumers.

    22 June 17 06:30 Written by Stuart Corner
  • New Zealanders want access to online health records, from Government

    ​A survey of New Zealanders undertaken by global consultancy Accenture suggests strong support for the development of an electronic health record system operated by the Government that would enable individuals to see all information in their medical records.

    22 June 17 06:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Why Cisco’s new intent-based networking could be a big deal

    Cisco has announced hardware and software capabilities that use machine learning to provide advanced network automation The system allows users to express policies and includes a software platform that executes the policies and maintains the desired state of the network.

    22 June 17 01:48 Written by Brandon Butler
  • NZ ICT company uncovers Microsoft browser vulnerabilities

    Wellington-based ICT security company, Security-Assessment.com — owned by Dimension Data — says it uncovered vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer browsers for which Microsoft issued patches in May.

    21 June 17 10:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • How Red Bull Racing uses IoT to win

    Red Bull Racing CIO Matt Cadieux details the complex IoT implementation that the team uses to squeeze the maximum amount of performance out of its cars.

    21 June 17 02:43 Written by Jon Gold
  • Government’s open data gets $7.2 million boost

    ​Statistics minister Scott Simpson has announced funding of $7.2 million over the next three years to speed the release of government data under the government’s open data initiative.

    20 June 17 06:30 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Spark to take ownership of all 26 retail stores

    ​Spark has revealed plans to take ownership of all 26 Spark consumer stores from dealer partners, saying the move will enable it to showcase its digital experience offerings in an interactive retail environment.

    20 June 17 06:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Jade Software getting closer to profitability

    ​Christchurch based Jade Software has reported a 24 percent rise in revenues for 2016, after reporting zero revenue growth in 2015. It cut net loss before tax to $0.6m after reporting a loss of $3.2m in 2015.

    19 June 17 09:38 Written by Stuart Corner
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