Stories by Computerworld New Zealand staff

Morgan, Tindall, Drury in new Pacific fibre drive

A new drive to develop international network capacity is under way, in Pacific Fibre, an early stage international fibre venture founded by a group including Warehouse founder Stephen Tindall, Trade Me's Sam Morgan and Rod Drury, founder of SaaS software provider Xero.

Google launches Street View in New Zealand

Google Monday launched Street View on Google Maps in New Zealand. Street View lets users view and navigate 360 degree street-level imagery of local cities, towns, regions and remote areas.

NZ to collect biometric data from immigrants

The Department of Labour's planned "Single Client View" redevelopment of its immigration ICT system will collect biometric data from immigrants and integrate with other government identity management projects, according to a proposal for a privacy impact assessment.

New trans-Tasman cable coming

Kordia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Australia's Pipe Networks to build a new, private fiber-optic cable that will link New Zealand and Australia.

Microsoft shows sensitive side

Microsoft's sensitivity to the positive press about Linux was on display in Tauranga, New Zealand, earlier this month.