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Meet Li-Fi: The new, superior, wireless technology
Wed, 25th Nov 2015
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A new wireless technology known as Li-Fi has been tested in a real world setting and is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.
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Wi-Fi from space, courtesy of Facebook
Tue, 6th Oct 2015
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Facebook plans to bring internet access to remote regions via aircraft, satellites and a partnership with Eutelsat.
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Global Mode saga falls to big media companies
Wed, 24th Jun 2015
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global mode
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internet access
Global Mode service, which allowed access to international content, will no longer be available in New Zealand from 1 September 2015.
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Gen-i: 5 things to check before you go on holiday…
Mon, 16th Dec 2013
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Like many businesses, Gen-i will be operating with reduced staff over the Christmas period – hopefully to enjoy a hot Kiwi summer but there are 5 things to think about before you turn on the ‘out of office’...
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Funding for Computers in Homes to benefit students
Wed, 3rd Jul 2013
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A boost in funding for the Computers in Homes digital literacy programme has been announced by the government.
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Where's my wi-fi?
Thu, 3rd Nov 2011
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cloud services
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internet
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In the heart of Auckland, even after hosting grand events, finding reliable wi-fi in the city's bustling CBD remains a frustrating tech ordeal.
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Mobiles, social media key for customer communications
Thu, 28th Jul 2011
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social media
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customer service
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nz
Report finds consumers becoming more responsive to marketing via technology.
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Brennan extends into NZ
Fri, 24th Jun 2011
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internet access
Brennan IT expands into NZ, launching a Point of Presence to cater to the demand in Australasia for seamless cloud services and more.
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Keewl Search Engine
Fri, 24th Dec 2010
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martech
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seo
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internet
Keewl is a new 2.0 Search Engine that lets you search in the Web, photos, videos, blogs, social buzz, shopping and news.
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Internet disconnection penalties 'must go'
Fri, 6th Aug 2010
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Cutting off accounts is like banning someone from using the postal system because they posted copied CDs, says InternetNZ.
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Finland de clares broadban d a le gal ri ght
Sun, 1st Aug 2010
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With recent developments such as Section 92A and the ACTA negotiations suggesting removal of internet access as a punishment for crimes such as copyright infringement, the questio.
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Vodafone announces iPad plans
Thu, 22nd Jul 2010
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nz
Vodafone New Zealand today announced it will offer dedicated data plans for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G in New Zealand starting tomorrow.
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HP 'revolutionises' web-enabled printing
Thu, 1st Jul 2010
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printing
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asia pacific
Print from any email device to any HP printer from anywhere in the world, says HP.
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Website review: Clubbing
Tue, 1st Jun 2010
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School weighing you down? Starting to think holidays can’t come soon enough?.
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Phones to overtake PCs as most common web access device
Mon, 31st May 2010
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Gartner says mobile phones will become the main device we use to access the internet in the next few years.
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ICANN chief urges African internet expansion
Wed, 10th Mar 2010
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ICANN CEO urges African nations to increase internet affordability to improve economic future.
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Lessons from NEAL
Mon, 1st Feb 2010
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internet
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telecommunications
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internet access
It’s timely to look at NEAL – the North Shore Education Access Loop.
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Chief Executive Farmside
Mon, 1st Feb 2010
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rural schools
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internet access
A computer and internet connection are now considered essential classroom tools.
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Iran publishes Web site blacklist
Fri, 8th Jan 2010
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amazon
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internet access
The Iranian government has posted a list of banned Web sites in its latest crackdown on Internet access.
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School broadband hard work to deliver
Mon, 16th Nov 2009
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If the Government thinks the biggest challenge in their rural broadband plans is getting fibre to rural schools, they have another surprise coming, says education consultant Charles Newton.
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Toshiba offers 3G-capable laptops
Tue, 1st Sep 2009
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broadband
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resellers
In a bid to move into the mobile computing market, Toshiba has signed an exclusive deal with Telecom and from mid-August will offer a range of laptops with 3G mobile broadband capabilities, offering resellers  another string to their mobility bow.
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Mobility – the final frontier?
Tue, 1st Sep 2009
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microsoft
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internet access
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development
We now live in a world where we have almost every tool required to do our work, all located in one place: at our PC.
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CA helps bridge the digital divide
Tue, 1st May 2007
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it training
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computers in homes
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Last year we reported that CA had donated $25,000 to the Computers in Homes (CIH) scheme; giving 18 families in Huntly access to recycled computers, training and support.