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InternetNZ: The Christchurch Call in Paris

Jordan Carter. 20 May 2019, 7:44 am
InternetNZ: The Christchurch Call in Paris

InternetNZ's Jordan Carter travelled to Paris at the invitation of the New Zealand Government where he chaired the Voices for Action meeting as part of the event. This is his report on the week - reposted with permission.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 17 May 2019, 4:00 pm
Update from ITPNZ

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

What a bumper week at ITP!

As well as visiting Singapore at the start of the week to collaborate on a major project promoting skills cross-recognition across the South East Asian and Asia Pacific region, we've opened the Call for Papers for ITx Rutherford, been announced as finalists in the CIO Awards, started the nomination process for our Branch Committees, and so much more.

And don't forget - sponsorship opportunities are filling fast for ITx Rutherford. Get in quick!

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 17 May 2019, 3:00 pm

Vodafone is sold, FINALLY, and the telco market is shaken up again...

But where to now for the mobile market in New Zealand and why won't 5G fry my brain?

And we'll always have Paris - how is the Christchurch Call playing out?

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Nominations open for ITP Branch Committees

ITP Staff. 17 May 2019, 3:00 pm

Keen to make a difference to the tech community in your area?

It gives us great pleasure to officially call for nominations for ITP's Branch Committees in most areas, with nominations being receive…

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Christchurch Call - two views

Sarah Putt. 16 May 2019, 2:42 pm

Overnight 17 countries, the European Commission and seven tech companies signed up to the 'Christchurch Call', an international pledge to combat online extremist content, that was initiated by Prime M…

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Techweek 19 - 500 events over seven days

Graeme Muller. 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Techweek19 is almost here and we're excited about what we think is the most diverse and valuable programme yet. A guest post from TechNZ's Graeme Muller

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The company that NZ start-ups keep

Sarah Putt. 14 May 2019, 7:47 pm

New Zealand start-ups are in the "activation phase" of their collective life-cycle, with the strongest showing in the Agtech & New Food, and Life Sciences sectors. That's according to the Start-Up Gen…

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Full credit: will Spark cope with the Rugby World Cup?

Paul Brislen. 13 May 2019, 7:58 am

The Rugby World Cup hits our screens in September and while no doubt the players are hard at work in preparation, so too are the tech teams at Spark and its partners. Will they be ready for kick off?

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Pushpay delivers in every way but diversity

Sarah Putt. 09 May 2019, 8:03 pm

Mobile payments company Pushpay delivered an outstanding result this week - annual revenue was up 40% to US$98.4 million and the company turned a profit for the first time since it was founded 2011. A…

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Regulating social media: lessons from Britain’s first highway code

Alison Holt. 09 May 2019, 6:54 am

Social media has risen from nowhere to become the dominant media platform on the planet in a short space of time, but at a cost. What can we learn from other rapidly developed technologies and how the…

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Supporting vital voices to the Christchurch Call

Ellen Strickland. 08 May 2019, 7:00 am

The "Christchurch Call' meeting is being held in Paris on 15 May 2019. It aims to "bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organ…

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