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UK tech leaders discuss digital skills crisis at Parliament Street Summit
3 days ago
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At Parliament Street Summit, UK tech leaders debated the urgency of Britain's digital skills gap and potential solutions.
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Mapping the future of UK's digital economy at Parliament
Last week
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UK industry leaders gathered at Parliament to strategise on the future of the digital economy, covering digital skills, diversity, and sustainability.
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Parliament summit underscores role of businesses in UK's green shift
Last month
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Parliamentary summit highlights crucial role of UK businesses in achieving net zero emissions and fostering sustainability.
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Spark becomes technology partner for Parliamentary Service
Mon, 23rd Jan 2023
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Spark named as new technology partner for the Parliamentary Service, replacing Datacom. The move aims to enhance technology services for Parliament.
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ComCom wants to know what you think of your phone and broadband service
Tue, 25th Jun 2019
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Changes made by parliament direct the Commission report on telco providers.
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NZ Parliament shifts to in-house user IT support
Thu, 20th Jun 2019
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Parliamentary Services switches to in-house end-user IT support.
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Parliament supports NZ's Privacy Bill during first reading
Wed, 11th Apr 2018
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New Zealand’s proposed Privacy Bill is going through the first round of debates in Parliament this week, with the support of all sitting MPs.
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Northern Irish Parliament victim of brute force cyberattack
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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A number of computers were hacked and have now been disabled - and the Scottish and English parliaments have had the same attack in the last year.
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Manifesto challenges NZ leadership to pursue tech future
Wed, 24th May 2017
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Twenty New Zealand tech companies have published a manifesto urging the government to future-proof the country through technological advancement and innovation.
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12 year old to bring Parliament up to code
Wed, 26th Apr 2017
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12-year-old code whizz Amelia Lockley is heading to Wellington to teach politicians about coding.
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Closed captioning of NZ Parliament set to go live
Mon, 8th Aug 2016
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New Zealanders will have better access to Parliament with the introduction of live closed captioning on multiple platforms.
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InternetNZ says TPP's 'digital locks' will stifle innovation
Wed, 27th Jul 2016
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InternetNZ has made its submission towards the TPP Amendment Bill, saying the legislation will make copyright laws less fair and stifle innovation.
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Want to know what's happening in Parliament? There's an app for that
Fri, 22nd May 2015
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An app has been released for Kiwi citizens, aiming to make it easier for them to get in contact with MPs and gain insight into Parliament.
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Kordia launches new streaming platform, scores Parliament contract
Mon, 11th May 2015
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The new streaming platform provides an end-to-end solution to remove all the complexity of delivering video feeds to the internet.
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Cyberbullying bill back up for debate
Tue, 24th Mar 2015
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The ‘controversial’ cyberbullying bill has been placed up the Order Paper for debate today, according to a statement from Parliament Today.
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Apple snubs Australian parliamentary probe
Mon, 30th Jul 2012
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The world’s leading technology companies decline a public enquiry into IT prices Down Under as Australian MPs voice concerns.
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Mojo Mathers campaign takes off online
Mon, 20th Feb 2012
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Deaf MP’s supporters express frustration via petition website.
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Hughes takes Powers to task on internet penalties
Thu, 9th Jun 2011
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Green MP Gareth Hughes questions Commerce Minister Simon Power over the human rights issues of the recently passed copyright amendment.
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Fibre in the ground this year
Tue, 9th Feb 2010
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Prime Minister John Key is promising that physical work will<br />have begun on the Government’s Ultra Fast Broadband plan by the end of the<br />year.
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Britain's copyright witch hunt
Mon, 23rd Nov 2009
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Claims that Britain’s government is about to create the 21st century equivalent of a witch finder have surfaced after a leak of information suggesting that Secretary of State Peter Mandelson is seeking sweeping new powers to enforce copyright laws.
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Pricing global warming: why there's no escape
Sun, 1st Mar 2009
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The IT sector in New Zealand is poorly prepared for the challenges posed by climate change, raising questions about its ability to keep businesses competitive.