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Katana
Katana announces expansion and release on DIA marketplace
Managed service company Katana has announced that its managed Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) implementation service has been released on the Department of Internal Affairs Marketplace.
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Optimization
Bayesian optimisation: What it is, and how it can improve modelling
Originally used to break free from the grid, Bayesian optimisation efficiently uncovers the global maxima of a black-box function in a defined parameter space.
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Domain
Aruba S.p.A offers premium domains to partner network
In a bid to better empower its partner network, namely resellers, Aruba S.p.A has made more than 100,000 premium domain names available for immediate purchase through a new pricing structure.
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Domain
InternetNZ reports boom in demand for .nz domain names
Domain Name System (DNS) activity, which measures requests for .nz domain names, has seen consistent increases week on week of between 5 to 7% since the COVID-19 lockdown started.
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Phishing
Phishing cases explode as attackers prey on coronavirus fears
Attackers, ever the opportunists, are capitalising on COVID-19, pushing phishing lures and establishing newly-registered coronavirus-related domains.
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Cybersecurity
InternetNZ begins quest to replace .nz registry
This is an important project that will improve New Zealand’s domain name system - reinforcing its reliability and security.
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Hosting
Aruba awarded licence to sell .cloud domains in China
Aruba is looking to capitalise on the thriving digital economy in China with its continued Asia expansion.
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Wireless
InternetNZ announces new leadership roles
"InternetNZ’s work on the issues and policies that impact the internet in New Zealand is a vital part of the organisation."
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Internet
Australia’s ‘.au’ domain in the spotlight as changes are proposed
The changes are said to be the most significant in thirty years.
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Facebook
Facebook Live broadcasting Aussie house auctions
Planning a move to Australia? Exploring houses on the property market just got easier - now you can live stream the auctions from anywhere.
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Facebook
Domain launches innovative Facebook Messenger chat bot
Recently, Domain (Australian real estate website) announced they would be utilising bots to help service their customers.
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WordPress
Managed WordPress hosting: What is it and why use it?
Adding security, performance, upgrades and professional support, Managed WordPress Hosting is gaining popularity. And there’s a Kiwi option too.
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Apple
Just days to go until more choice in .nz domain names
In just under a week the second level .nz hierarchy you’re so used to seeing will undergo a major change.
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Internet
Kiwis get ready... for more .NZ domain name choices
Have you ever looked at a .nz website or email address and gotten a kick out of the second level hierarchy? Of course you have.
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Domain
Raging Kiwi firm hits AWOL telco with $300K damages claim...
A Kiwi heavy haulage firm has threatened 24/7 Hosting NZ with legal action, alleging up to $300,000 worth of compensation as a consequence of the telco’s disappearing act in May of this year.
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Internet
Instant .kiwi uptake for NZ businesses
The word Kiwi has come to represent New Zealanders all around the world and it’s not just about where they come from, it’s about who they are.
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Internet
One world… One Internet?
For a planet made up of countries, cultures and climates galore, apart from the oxygen we collectively breathe, we remain connected by one growing constant.
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Internet
On your marks, get set, Dot Kiwi...
Kiwis around the world will be able to get up-to-date news about the New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team via the newest .kiwi website to go live – www.commonwealthgames.kiwi.
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Internet
Dot Kiwi domain names go live after two years of planning
New Zealanders now have the chance to purchase their own domains...
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Trade Me
The great Dot Kiwi domain name auction gets underway...
OnlyDomains.com is giving regular Kiwis one of the first opportunities to purchase some of the most sought after .kiwi domain names.
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Internet
Who is Whois?
If you are looking to purchase a certain domain name and you need check if it’s available, or you’d like to find out when the current registration of expires, Whois is the way to go.
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Internet
Dot Kiwi - Taking the Internet in a new direction...
For the first time New Zealanders have a unique way to take pride in their Kiwi-ness online.
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Internet
Dot Kiwi: Changing the face of the Internet...
"This is the biggest change to the internet since it was invented."
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Malware
Check Point: Dangerous phishing attacks in detail...
Phishing attacks and their more recent variations such as spear-phishing and whaling are by now well-known parts of the threat landscape.