Corporate ICT and digital skills training provider DDLS has completed the acquisition of Auldhouse, New Zealand’s largest provider of ICT and digital skills training, in a deal worth A$16.6 million (NZ$17.3M}.
New Zealand regulator and competition enforcement agency The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings at the High Court in Christchurch seeking declarations that consumer loan provider Moola engaged in cartel conduct relating to online advertising on Google Ads.
New Zealand telco Spark says the British decision to give Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies a limited role in its 5G networks has not led to "any significant change" in its own rollout.
Australia’s eSafety Commisssioner has issued a direction to Australia’s largest Internet service providers requiring them to continue blocking access to eight websites that host video of the Christchurch terrorist attacks or the manifesto of the alleged perpetrator.
The speed at which two crucial pieces of technology-related legislation have passed through Parliament has alarmed the Australian Information Industry Association which has called for more consultation between government and industry.
New laws that target social media platforms which allow live streaming and broadcast of violent crimes has been passed by the Australian Parliament.
Both the Federal Government and the Opposition want a law against social media to pass in a hurry so that they can brandish it during the election campaign and style themselves as firm, decisive entities that act against tech companies when needed.
Singapore has proposed a law to police social media, with those who spread lies online that harm the public interest to be jailed for 10 years, while companies that host the falsehoods would be fined up to S$1 million (A$1.03 million).
The Federal Government will fine social media and online platforms operating in the country $10 million for serious breaches of the Privacy Act, or thrice the value of any benefit derived from the breach.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority says it is investigating whether broadcasters breached the rules by some of the material they put to air about the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand on Friday.
New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has suffered a breach and its operations have been locked down, with police saying that they are not yet in a position to indicate the quantum of the theft.
There's a world class Kiwi software package that's popular enough, but deserves to be even more so, and that's the MailWasher PRO client for Windows, which provides a strong first line of defence against spam, malware, ransomware and and other unwanted mail. Right now, there's a Black Friday sale lasting until Monday 26 November that you really should consider.
New Zealand’s largest telco Spark has switched on 4.5G mobile services in Cromwell in the Otago region, making the town the latest capable of getting the fastest mobile data speeds in the country.
New Zealand’s largest telco Spark has teamed up with professional services firm Enable in a Christchurch trial of its "street in a week" programme which is upgrading customers to broadband networks from old copper networks across the country.
Listed Australian Wi-Fi software company Tomizone has sealed a contract with Christchurch International Airport to provide Wi-Fi capabilities to the airport’s entire international and domestic terminals, including its new theatre and event space.
The gender gap in the New Zealand ICT market seems to have blown out, with a newly released report by a major recruitment firm revealing that men are by far and away better off in the remuneration benefit stakes than their female colleagues.
Salaries for IT professionals in Christchurch are on the rise, according to a New Zealand recruitment agency which says that new data shows that wages in the city have ‘spiked at 10%’ in the past six months.
Intelematics Australia, operator of the SUNA Traffic Channel real-time traffic information service, is now operating an equivalent in New Zealand - SUNA Live Traffic Updates.
I've been asked to speculate on the appearance and effect of an eruption (should it ever occur) in the volcanoes immediately south and east of Christchurch, New Zealand.
The spate of earthquakes that have inflicted major damage upon Christchurch in New Zealand display a very worrying trend. Is the nearby volcano about to erupt?
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