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Stories by Julia - Page 2

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Google Drive to quietly morph into Google One over next few months
Wed, 16th May 2018
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cloud services
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google
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retail
Google Drive will be replaced by Google One, which offers expanded storage plans and extra benefits for consumers. Upgrades will be automatic.
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Schneider Electric behind Papua New Guinea's new data center
Wed, 16th May 2018
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finance, leasing & rental
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Schneider Electric to build Lae's data centre, boosting PNG’s infrastructure & economy.
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Vodafone buys remaining 30% stake in Farmside for $3 million
Wed, 16th May 2018
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broadband
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vodafone
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farmside
Vodafone NZ completes Farmside buyout, acquiring last 30% for £2.1m.
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Apple's new carbon-free aluminium set to revolutionise manufacturing
Wed, 16th May 2018
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apple
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sustainable it
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it in manufacturing
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company’s is committed to advancing technologies that are good for the planet and help protect it for generations to come.
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Apple popular amongst Australian tech employees
Tue, 15th May 2018
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apple
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technology gifts
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qantas
Technology was named as the most attractive industry in Australia, followed by early learning and engineering.
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Kiwi clothing brand under fire: ComCom warns businesses about 'Made in NZ' claims
Tue, 15th May 2018
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it in manufacturing
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commerce commission
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fair trade
Clothing brand WORLD is under investigation by the Commerce Commission regarding the accuracy of its t-shirt labelling.
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Trump in talks with Xi Jinping to get ZTE “back into business fast”
Tue, 15th May 2018
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twitter
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zte
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donald trump
The US Department of Commerce has banned American companies from selling components to Chinese telecoms giant ZTE for seven years.
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Sydney IT consultant charged with insider trading and unauthorised access to data
Tue, 15th May 2018
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shares
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stock market
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australian securities and investments commission
Steven Oakes faces 115 charges, including insider trading and destroying ASIC-required data.
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Good news and bad news for technology workers
Mon, 14th May 2018
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dei
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salaries
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gender equality
Digital and technology professionals in Australia earn 56% more than the national median salary, according to a new report.
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NZ Super Fund invests US$65m in American cloud company
Mon, 14th May 2018
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cloud services
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recycling
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investment
Following the Rubicon investment, around 2% of the NZ Super Fund is invested in expansion capital investments.
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Alibaba's South Asia expansion plans start to take shape
Mon, 14th May 2018
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martech
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commerce systems
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alibaba
Since its inception in 2012, Daraz has grown into a leading eCommerce company in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Nepal.
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Mercury acquires stake in Tilt Renewables after poor wind conditions drive FY loss
Mon, 14th May 2018
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power / energy
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renewable energy
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solar power
Tilt Renewables faces £2.8m loss and sells 19.99% stake to Mercury NZ amid tough market.
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Ministry of Social Development: Is it right to use data just because there's access to it?
Thu, 10th May 2018
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
New framework introduced by Minister for Social Development in New Zealand to ensure privacy and human rights are considered in government initiatives.
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Budget 2018: Govt. to invest $42 billion in capital spending
Thu, 10th May 2018
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edutech
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public infrastructure
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budget
The UK Government will invest $42bn in net capital spending over the next five years to support public services and infrastructure development.
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Equinix invests US$70m in its eleventh data center in Tokyo
Thu, 10th May 2018
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cloud services
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dci
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data centre operators
Equinix to open Tokyo’s largest IBX data centre, TY11, with a $70m Phase 1 launch in Q1 2019.
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The colocation market conditions you need to know about before picking a provider
Thu, 10th May 2018
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microsoft
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colocation
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data centre maintenance / management
As the market expands, so does your ability to find an outstanding collaborative provider who can establish a right-sized approach just for you.
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Introduction to blockchain: Why IoT and blockchain are a great match
Thu, 10th May 2018
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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iot
Blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) are a perfect match, as blockchain provides security and efficiency for IoT data.
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Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric rollout reaches Australia
Thu, 10th May 2018
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cloud services
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saas
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hyperscale
Equinix is set to launch its Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric) in Melbourne and Sydney, after its recent expansion into Japan.
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Floating data center: Future on the high seas?
Tue, 8th May 2018
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colocation
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data centre cooling
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data centre maintenance / management
There was a time when data center owners and operators wanted water, or any liquid, as far away from their IT equipment as possible.
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Australians choose better work / life balance over better pay
Tue, 8th May 2018
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wfh
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remote working
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robert half technology
Nearly 85% of Australian office workers are willing to take a pay cut in exchange for better work-life balance, according to a survey by Robert Half.
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Otago experts to work with Government on AI framework
Mon, 7th May 2018
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
University of Otago's AI experts invited by NZ government to develop AI and predictive analytics framework #ArtificialIntelligence #NewZealand.
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Auckland, you’re invited: Secure your spot at the MSP event of the year
Mon, 7th May 2018
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it automation
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ai security
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ai
MSPs, join Kaseya's Executive Briefing in Auckland to redefine your IT game!.
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Dell paves a hyperconverged path to VMware-based clouds
Fri, 4th May 2018
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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network infrastructure
Dell has launched new hyperconverged infrastructure advancements, including the Dell EMC VxRail Appliances and VxRack SDDC Systems.
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SuiteWorld18 photo gallery: Annexa, Aesop and Magic Johnson
Fri, 4th May 2018
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accounting systems
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cloud services
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digital banking
Day one kicked off with the annual 12-hour #Hackathon4Good event and a keynote by Oracle Netsuite EVP Jim McGeever.