Social networking and film enthusiast site Letterboxd is growing at a rate of over 1000 new members a week.
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Punakaiki Fund announced an IPO today, seeking to raise $20 million to invest in New Zealand technology, internet and design companies.
People are increasingly relying on their internet-connected devices for information, both in their personal and professional life. But be aware of the dangers of this new way of working, says Ian Apperley, director of cloud consultants Isis Group.
When choosing a vendor to work with, take the time to really establish if they fit your business, says Brett Hobbs, group information technology manager at BCS Group.
Car and campervan hire specialist Jucy Group has migrated its whole IT operation to the cloud – but it was a bumpy ride, according to Jucy COO Dan Alpe.
New Zealanders spend more time on social media networks than any other country in the world, according to futurist and entrepreneur Ross Dawson.
Cloud computing can be used to link existing recruitment and retention-related processes and systems with other aspects of the business, according to Don Fulford, recruitment & retention manager at Auckland District Health Board.
VMware will open up two or three new roles in New Zealand that will focus on end-user computing, mobility and bring your own device, according to Duncan Bennet, vice president and managing director of VMware Australia and New Zealand.
Many larger organisations and government departments are over-provisioning telecommunications services, says a local telecommunications expense control specialist.
There are signs that the recession is loosening its tight grip on IT projects within companies. Recruitment firm Manpower is seeing an increasing demand for business analysts, whose research and scoping skills are typically required at the first stages of a project. That indicates an increase in the number of projects about to kick off, says Matt Love-Smith, business manager of Manpower Professional in Christchurch.
New Zealand Post is rejecting suggestions its upgrade to Windows XP is over budget and behind schedule.
American audio equipment company Bose has made a complaint to the International Trade Commission in Washington over the alleged infringement of two headphone patents by local company Phitek and its customers Panasonic, Audio-Technica and Creative.
Blogger and developer Scott Hanselman, a Microsoft U.S. senior program manager working out of his home office in Portland, shared some tips on how to make blogs more successful at the Tech Ed conference last week. In his presentation "How to make your blog suck less," Hanselman listed some obvious and less obvious tips for bloggers.
Lenovo’s ThinkPad X300 may not be the most interesting looking notebook, but the light-weight machine turned out to be a dark horse.
Weighing in at 1.2 KG, Hewlett-Packard's 2133 Mini-Note PC is heavier than the Eee 701 PC, but it features a much bigger hard drive (my review unit has a 120GB hard drive that spins at 7200 rpm), more memory and, at 8.9 inches, a slightly bigger screen.
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