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Skype 2.0 brings 3G calling to iPhone
There's a catch though, Skype-to-Skype calls on 3G are only free until the end of 2010...
comScore goes free for start-ups
The online analytics company has made two announcements that will help start-ups gain a better understanding of how popular their websites are.
Facebook unveils new privacy controls
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the overhaul of Facebook's privacy model is now complete.
Minister tackles bill shock
ICT Minister Steven Joyce has released a discussion document on trans-Tasman mobile roaming rates in conjunction with his counterpart in Australia Senator Stephen Conroy.
Symantec unveils SMB protection suite
The Protection Suite Advanced Business Edition gets cheaper for start-ups.
Orcon, Compass and CallPlus strike alliance
Three medium sized ISPs are claiming to have created the largest unbundled exchange network in New Zealand.
Another $245 million for broadband
The Government will provide a further $245 million for its broadband initiatives, it's been announced in the Budget.
Big Time plan bites the dust
Telecom’s second attempt at providing an uncapped broadband plan for the consumer market has failed.
Vodafone drops its prepay prices
Vodafone has announced a reduction in its prepay calling prices to 49c a minute to call any mobile and 12c to send a text to any mobile phone in New Zealand.
Telco watchdog speaks out about cold calling
Customers are being warned about aggressive cold calls from telcos following a rise in the number of complaints about unauthorised transfers.
CA rebrands itself 'CA Technologies'
Company renames itself CA Technologies to demonstrate commitment to "managing and securing IT environments".
Why use a nine-year old browser, asks Microsoft
A new marketing campaign aims to get users of Internet Explorer 6 to upgrade to the latest version.
10 must-have BlackBerry small business apps
Boost productivity and even your company's bottom-line with a list of ten quality apps for the handheld device.
MYOB unveils 'LiveAccounts'
Online accounting solution poised to revolutionise the accounting industry says company.
Microsoft launches Office 2010
Microsoft has launched Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010, as well as Microsoft Visio 2010 and Microsoft Project 2010 to businesses worldwide.
M86 makes another appointment
Former WatchGuard executive Thom Linden named Senior Vice President of Global Research and Development.
Find out what consumers are saying about your business
IBM has released a new social media monitoring tool that allows you to gauge a view of customer opinions from several social media websites.
Twitter launches Business Centre
Twitter is currently testing a plethora of new business features that will eventually be released to the masses under the moniker, "Twitter Business Centre".
NetSuite strikes IBM partnership
The growth of software as a service means companies have an increasing need to integrate data and business processes, says IBM.
FileMaker launches free business kit
Two versions released to target businesses selling both goods and services, with a 30-day trial of FileMaker Pro 11 included.
Checklist to protect your identity
A new free online tool is now available to help New Zealanders protect themselves against identity theft.
Melbourne IT signs three year HCL deal
Melbourne IT has signed a three year deal with HCL Technologies to implement its global Integrated Web Services IT integration project.
Does ERP provide good BI?
A business intelligence tool is only as good as the data you use and the analysts you employ.
New greenhouse gas solution
Ndevr has created new greenhouse gas management and reporting capabilities for use with Oracle Applications.
Symantec responds to latest MS update
The security firm has warned that April will be an important month for IT administrators.
Java founder quits Oracle
James Gosling (pictured) has resigned from enterprise software company, choosing to not publically explain his reasons why.