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Australia’s most downloaded apps revealed in study
Wed 4 May 2022
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digital entertainment
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apps
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Sensor Tower reveals government apps topped the list followed by the usual social media suspects, but local streaming services also made the cut.
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Hands-on review: Panasonic 65" JZ980 OLED 4K Smart TV
Wed 13 Apr 2022
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gaming
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digital entertainment
We got our hands on one of the most impressive Smart TV’s Panasonic has ever produced. Ever Kiwi household should take note.
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Amazon adds Brisbane, Perth to AWS Local Zone network
Fri 18 Feb 2022
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cloud
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video
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hyperscale
Cloud multinational Amazon is adding Brisbane and Perth to its Local Zone network with new AWS Local Zones set to open in the cities.
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Apache Cassandra version 4.0 released - used by Apple, Netflix, Amazon, and thousands more
Thu 29 Jul 2021
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digital entertainment
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open source
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Apache has released version 4.0 of Apache Cassandra, the open source distributed big data management platform.
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Hands-on review: Google Nest Mini 2nd generation smart speaker
Fri 12 Jun 2020
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smartphones
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gaming
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reviews
We take the brand new smart speaker from Google for a test run.
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Netflix hits jackpot: Q1 2020 sees subscriber count and revenue skyrocket
Wed 22 Apr 2020
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video
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digital entertainment
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streaming
The streaming behemoth earned big in the first quarter of this year, adding record levels of new subscribers and increasing revenue 27.6% year-on-year.
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Netflix value skyrockets amid COVID-19 stay at home orders
Tue 21 Apr 2020
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video
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digital entertainment
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Netflix’s value has skyrocketed to $192.52 billion, according to one report.
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Google leads donations as tech sector pledges US$1.4 billion to COVID-19 crisis
Mon 13 Apr 2020
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microsoft
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apple
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digital entertainment
Google is leading the way in donations, with around $800 million donated to date.
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No surprise: Vodafone calls and data usage up as week three of lockdown sets in
Thu 9 Apr 2020
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broadband
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video
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digital entertainment
Calls and data usage on the Vodafone network remain high, according to Vodafone NZ who has released its latest network report in week 3 of lockdown. 
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Cloudscene recruits AWS, Netflix, Digital Realty execs to advisory board
Wed 8 Apr 2020
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cloud
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colocation
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hyperscale
Amazon Web Services head of network strategy Phil Lin, Netflix director of infrastructure strategy Kevin Epperson, Digital Realty CTO Chris Sharp, and NEXTDC founder Bevan Slattery have joined the board.
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Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
Fri 27 Mar 2020
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wfh
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microsoft teams
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digital entertainment
Slack has reported that in the past seven weeks, more than 7,000 new companies have signed up to Slack as remote working becomes the new norm. 
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Video-streaming services to see a boom as people stay at home
Tue 17 Mar 2020
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video
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Most of the world’s economy is contingent around people leaving their houses; now, a ‘stay at home economy’ will see a meteoric boom.
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Netflix to release The Witcher on December 20
Fri 8 Nov 2019
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digital entertainment
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tv
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In just eight days, Netflix’s latest trailer for The Witcher has gained more than 11.4 million views on YouTube, and it also hit (at least) #20 on the YouTube trending list.
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Netflix film The Great Hack raises serious questions about data privacy issues
Wed 31 Jul 2019
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surveillance
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digital entertainment
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facebook
Last weekend a group of privacy advocates and experts gathered in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center to discuss issues highlighted by The Great Hack documentary.
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Freeview On Demand now on streaming device
Wed 12 Jun 2019
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smartphones
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video
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"Both our On Demand platform and Streaming Device were designed with the viewer at the heart of experience, so combining them was a natural next step."
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Record-breaking data usage over school holidays
Mon 6 May 2019
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broadband
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digital entertainment
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chorus
Rather than pulling their hair out thinking of potential activities, it would appear Kiwi parents are turning to the internet to entertain their little ones.
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No broadband caps please, we're Kiwis
Mon 15 Apr 2019
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video
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smart home
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digital entertainment
''The price and type of broadband service differs widely and it's important to understand what you're getting and make sure it suits your home activities not just now, but in a year's time."
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Intel and Netflix to deliver an AV1 scalable codec
Tue 9 Apr 2019
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digital entertainment
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open source
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Intel and Netflix announced a new high-performance video codec that is available as open source to content creators.
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We're not thieves when we have the choice (and Netflix is killing piracy)
Wed 27 Feb 2019
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video
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digital entertainment
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“The research confirms something many internet pundits have long instinctively believed to be true: piracy isn’t driven by law-breakers, it’s driven by people who can’t easily or affordably get the content they want.”
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Vodafone year end results show revenue growth and profit drop
Tue 4 Sep 2018
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digital entertainment
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netflix
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telecommunications
With a $5m growth in revenue and 92,000 more customers over the last year, Vodafone remains in a strong position despite $7.7m less profit than 2017.
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Two redesigns, one winner: Tailoring processes to customer preferences
Wed 22 Aug 2018
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digital entertainment
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digital transformation
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netflix
For a product redesign to be successful, a meticulous rollout is required, coupled with a thorough understanding of your customer base.
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Spark refreshes Netflix offer for broadband customers
Tue 6 Mar 2018
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digital entertainment
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new zealand
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netflix
Customers who have already signed up for 12 months of Spark's 'Netflix on us', can now access a further 6 months.
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Update: It does not look like a Netflix app will be available on Nintendo Switch anytime soon
Mon 15 Jan 2018
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digital entertainment
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netflix
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nintendo
It looks like Nintendo Switch owners will have to wait longer for a Netflix app to come. There are no plans for it to be on the Switch.
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Netflix grows it distribution empire with a new acquisition
Mon 4 Dec 2017
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video
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digital entertainment
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technology gifts
“We are proud to partner with Netflix in this ground-breaking distribution agreement..."
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