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Braven's Mira speaker now available in New Zealand
You can now get Braven Mira, ‘the uniquely versatile wireless speaker’ in New Zealand.
Vodafone axes staff as part of significant restructure
Vodafone has announced it’s making between 200-250 staff cuts by March next year.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
Google updates cloud to compete with Amazon and Azure
In order to keep pace with the likes of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, Google has announced a number of updates for the Google Cloud Platform services.
China aims to dominate the world of robot technologies
China will put resources and energy into creating robotic technologies, says Su Bo, vice minister of industry and information technology.
Business Intelligence / BI
AppDynamics widens scope to IT managers
AppDynamics has updated its software to make it more useful for business managers as well as IT staff.
HP ventures into 3D printing territory
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced it is entering the 3D printing market, with the first printer to arrive in 2016.
Unified Communications / UC
The next phase of UC solutions, according to Frost and Sullivan
Frost and Sullivan have said on-premise solutions are to give way to hosted and cloud-based UC solutions in Australia.
Innovation stage to boost cloud services spending to $127 billion by 2018
A new forecast from IDC shows public IT cloud services spending will grow at unprecedented rates between now and 2018.
Spark makes headway with Kiwi IT transformation
Spark has deployed Ericsson Service Agility Suite in a bid to re-engineer IT platforms and improve agility.
Developers with OpenStack experience in high demand
A major obstacle for the wider adoption of OpenStack, the open source software for creating private and public clouds, is proving to be a lack of qualified staff.
Frost & Sullivan
Wearables are the latest disruptive technology, Frost and Sullivan says
The latest report by Frost and Sullivan raises the question, will wearables be the next enterprise game changer?
Frost & Sullivan
Schneider Electric takes out three Frost and Sullivan Best Practice Awards
At the annual Frost and Sullivan Best Practice Awards ceremony Schneider Electric took away three awards.
The social media frenzy surrounding Lewis Road Creamery Chocolate Milk
What started out as an experiment by Lewis Road and collaborator, Whittaker’s Chocolate, is now surrounded by unforeseen hype thanks to social media.
Smartphones to grow beyond Samsung and Apple, IDC says
International Data Corporation (IDC) Asia/Pacific says worldwide smartphone shipments have continued to increase and display a move away from Samsung and Apple.
F5 named Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for eighth consecutive year
F5 Networks has been named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) for the eighth year in a row.
UK school students could be the next cybersecurity whiz-kids
UK secondary school students will be taught cybersecurity, due an increasing skills gap in the industry.
Inland Revenue creates ICT group in a bid to transform tax system
The Inland Revenue has announced a new group to represent the ICT sector and it’s said this will help to transform New Zealand’s tax system.
EMC Corporation cloud updates to benefit NZ business
EMC Corporation has made its Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution available and has announced it has acquired three cloud technology companies.
Should social media be taught in school?
As social media becomes a part of everyday life, more people are entering into the discussion about whether it should be covered in the school curriculum.
Don't lose your job with one quick tweet
Social Media and the Law is the newly published book that covers a variety of topics and is said to be essential reading for the business community.
US broadband congestion due to backbone business deals, study says
A new study states broadband congestion is caused by the relationships between major broadband providers and internet backbone providers.
Unified Communications / UC
Plantronics and the next generation of unified communication
The growth of contact centres and changing needs have inspired the newest generation call centre products from Plantronics: the EncorePro 500 series.
How wearables are changing the face of healthcare
Wearable technology for healthcare purposes is advancing in leaps and bounds.
Everspin and Global Foundaries deal to propel MRAM into mass production
Everspin have signed a deal with Global Foundaries, the chip manufacturing partner, for its next generation MRAM (Magnetoresistive RAM) memory chips.