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Microsoft
Microsoft reports first quarterly loss in 26 years
Why the news isn’t all bad for the Redmond-based tech company.
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Google
Optimation deal to drive Google cloud in NZ
Kiwi service provider partners with Australasian start-up to leverage enterprise cloud platform.
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Synnex
Liquidators list Maclean creditors
Plenty of industry names are owed money by the failed IT company.
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Windows
Steve Sinofsky sets Windows 8 release date
How long til we can finally get our hands on the official build of Microsoft’s latest operating system?
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GrabOne
Do you forget your daily deal purchases?
If you’re a fan of so-called ‘daily deal’ sites, chances are you’ve experienced the frustration of paying for a deal.
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Google
YouTube enables face blurring to protect dissidents
Google-owned video service recognises its growing value to political activists.
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Apple
Apple forced to admit Samsung didn't copy iPad
UK judge makes surprise ruling after saying Samsung tablets are 'not as cool' as Apple's.
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Maclean
Maclean Computing reborn as Maclean Technology
The assets of family-owned IT company Maclean Computing are to be re-purchased by former CEO Chris Maclean under a new company name, Maclean Tech.
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Exeed
$800k still unsettled in Renaissance sale
Purchase of distribution business by Exeed is completed, but not without some remaining questions.
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Chorus
Orcon throws down gauntlet with free fibre deal
State-owned ISP offers consumers, schools and businesses UFB internet for $0 per month - so what's the catch?
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Chorus
Huawei NZ flying high
Revenue, profits skyrocket as China-based company's kiwi subsidiary ramps up operations.
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VMware
VMware CEO Paul Maritz moves to EMC
Former top-ranking Microsoft executive named chief strategist of parent company; so who will take over his role?
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Yahoo
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant
Board 'showed their evolved thinking' in proceeding with appointment, Mayer says.
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Google
Yahoo names Google's Marissa Mayer as new CEO
Iconic company’s first female engineer to take up the reins at former technology powerhouse.
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Employment
Is your CV up to scratch? Find out online
Careers NZ launches self-help tool to teach people how to write resumes and cover letters.
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Maclean
Maclean Computing placed into liquidation
Waterstone Insolvency appointed to oversee family-owned business first incorporated in 1993.
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Apple
Smaller, cheaper iPad coming this year: NYT
Apple set to crush the attempts of Amazon and Google to compete in the tablet space, according to reports.
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IT services
Expo invites SMBs to weigh up supply partners
Inaugural event offers unique opportunity to compare providers of services like telecommunications and IT.
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Telecommunications
Telecom's Olympic Galaxy S III incentive
London travel package worth $40,000 on offer for buyers of new Samsung smartphone. How does it compare with Vodafone's offer?
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Accounting
Second kiwi software company acquired by CCH
Purchase of Christchurch-based Acclipse marks continued interest in NZ-made accounting tools.
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Web Drive
Web Drive to gain 9300 domains in Hosting Direct deal
North Shore company to sell web hosting, reseller hosting and domain registry customers to it's larger rival.
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Yahoo
Yahoo hacked in security 'wake-up call'
Over 400,000 usernames and passwords stolen in latest blow to embattled company.
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Unisys
Former Unisys exec to lead SAP in ANZ
Andrew Barkla hired as local president & managing director for the company.
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Telecommunications
2degrees ranks highest in retail survey
Mobile phone purchasers give challenger brand the thumbs up; so how did the incumbents do?