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Web Drive
New Zealand's largest domains & hosting company sold
"It's with a mix of sadness and excitement that Steve and I announce our departure from Web Drive after 17 years at the helm of this great company."
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Cloud
Web Drive launches 100% pure NZ cloud service
NZ-based service empowers developers to manage complex Cloud Infrastructure.
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Web Drive: Why move to cloud servers?
Over half of Kiwi organisations plan to increase their spending on Cloud services.
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Web Drive
Web Hosting: Don’t bother doing it yourself
Of all the IT centric services required by nearly every company in business today, web hosting is perhaps the one which best lends itself to outsourcing.
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Web Drive acquires web hosting company FlexiHost
The country’s leading web hosting company continues its recruitment spree with acquisition of a South Island web hosting firm.
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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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Voyager
OpenHost's sexy play for Net24 customers
Hosting company makes bid to snatch clients following the Seeby purchase.
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Hosting
Case study: solving quake experts' availability challenge
Web hosting providers Webdrive provide round-the-clock reliability for EQC monitoring project.
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Resellers
ICANN accreditation offers reseller benefits
Web Drive has become the first New Zealand-based company to gain ICANN accreditation a move the company says will save many of its resellers ‘tens of thousands’ in fees each year.
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Web Drive earns ICANN accreditation
Involved process worth it for new level of reliability available to resellers: general manager.
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Hosting
Self-cleaning skyscrapers
Trees? Those are a thing of the past! Japanese manufacturer TOTO has designed a product called Reynobond with EcoClean, which will be used to construct buildings and is supposed to help get rid of smog and other pollution.
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Hosting
Ford phasing out cd players
Well, it’s official folks – the CD player is about to go the way of the tape and the 8-track
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Hosting
Hands-free like you’ve never seen it!
Researchers in Potsdam, Germany have found a way to make us even lazier – a new interface that allows you to keep your phone in your pocket or purse when answering calls
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Hosting
Kiwis love online shopping - just not in new zealand
In its second report analysing online trends in New Zealand, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has released a study stating that the online shopping market will reach $2.68 billion in New Zealand this year, although 34% of that is to be spent offshore.
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Hosting
TV conundrum
This blog may seem silly to some people, but I bet there are a few of you out there who can relate! We recently got a new TV at my house and it’s just about the biggest, fanciest TV you could ask for
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Hosting
How to buy fancy gadgets and save money
This website offers 10 money saving gadgets (that actually help save money) for anyone interested in saving some cash while at the same time investing in cool new products.
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Hosting
Clothing swap
SizeXchange.com is a website dedicated to people (whether it be families with growing children or dieters looking to lose a substantial amount of weight) who want to save money on clothes that they know will only fit them for a short period of time.
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Teachers beware
If you’ve ever been curious about you or your child’s teacher before starting school, this website is an awesome tool. nz.ratemyteachers.com allows you to check up on any teacher at any school across the country.
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Hosting
Ageless love
If you thought Hugh Hefner’s engagement to 24 year old playmate Crystal Harris was creepy, check this out
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Hosting
Cant hug every cat
Even as an animal lover, I think this girl takes things a step too far... fortunately, she’s a comedian and it’s all just an act. But for a while, people everywhere believed this crazy cat girl was for real!
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Miss Phloss
My name is Miss Phloss and I am a Blogger and Burlesque show girl
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Hosting
Protect your child from cyberbullying
The internet has changed the way we live – from the way we work and play, to how we interact and share with friends and family.
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Hosting
The privacy laws behind facebook
Websites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter have become so commonplace in the last few years that it is easy to cast aside the age-old fears of identity theft
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Hosting
Touchpads and Twitter - the good, the bad and the ironic
The team from Social Media NZ looks at the Orewa and iPad debacle, Hackers giving NewsCorp a taste of their own medicine, Barack Obama turns to Twitter and loses fans in the process, and we review the new(ish) HP TouchPad.