The Department of Labour will be hunting for skilled workers willing to move to New Zealand at CeBIT, the world’s largest ICT trade fair, which takes place in Hanover in mid-March.
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Although it’s still early days for web-hosted applications there will definitely be a move towards them, says John Blackham, XSol chief executive.
Wellington-based mapping solutions provider Terralink International has closed a deal with French mobile GPS navigation solutions provider Webraska to offer Webraska’s platforms for navigation and location-based mobile services to New Zealand.
Network management specialist Mako Networks has sold its system to Telecom New Zealand Ltd. integrator Gen-i for inclusion in its network management solution, Secure Me.
Intel has shown off its new Centrino Duo mobile technology for laptops.
The term “public-private partnership” may be out of favour in government circles, but the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) beachheads programme is proving that it can work — and work well.
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is phasing out paper-based lodgement of land transactions. By 1 July 2008 all survey and land title transactions are required to be lodged electronically on the Landonline system. Public counters in all processing centers will close from the same date.
A new OECD report says school students who regularly use computers perform better in key subjects than those with little experience or a lack of confidence when it comes to performing basic computer tasks.
The Association of AntiVirus Asia Researchers (AVAR) will hold its annual conference in New Zealand for the first time in December.
Online Christmas shopping has definitely taken off this year. Figures from the US show an increase of 25% over the year before with shoppers spending US$25 billion (NZ$36 billion) between the end of October and December 16.
Vector, the energy and distributor that also owns fibre-optic networks in Auckland and Wellington, has developed a network portfolio system in cooperation with Auckland University’s School of Information Systems.
The US still tops the list of the top 12 spam relaying countries, according to a report by Sophos, a provider of integrated threat management products. However, the US has made significant reductions and for the first time accounts for less than a quarter of all spam.
Service Essentials, a joint venture between Australian electricity distributors Energex and Ergon Energy, has chosen Peace Software’s Peace 8 Customer Information System (CIS) to bill and manage 70,000 commercial and industrial retail and network energy customers in five Australian states.
Mobile e-commerce is finally realizing its potential as Auckland developer M-Com sells its system to mapping solution provider Terralink. A property information service is already being tested.
The combined New Zealand desktop and notebook market has reached its highest ever level, according to IDC New Zealand. 142,183 units were shipped in the third quarter of 2005, a 20% increase compared to the same period last year.