In six weeks Tourism Radio’s apps for campervan operators like Maui, Britz and Motorhome Republic have been downloaded 4500 times. It’s a modest starting point, but the company has high hopes for taking a slice out of New Zealand’s $15 billion tourism economy using smartphones.
Author Sim Ahmed
Between 930 and 1230 jobs will be cut at Telecom in a round of cost cutting measures, the company has announced to the New Zealand Stock Exchange. This may be a “necessary evil” for a top heavy company with more than 2870 staff earning six-figure salaries.
Windows 8 tablets are still finding their footing in the pantheon of consumer devices, with various form factors and device-types being tested along the way. The Acer Iconia W510 tablet-laptop hybrid is a throwback to the days of the netbook in both design and purpose.
It’s been two years since TVNZ launched its youth-orientated U channel and to celebrate the state broadcaster is launching a new late night show called U Late, which connects to viewers on The Facebooks.
Wellington-based digital studio Resn will be one of the first developers in the world to launch on the highly anticipated Leap Motion platform.
Cheerfully depressing BNZ Kiwisaver ads tells it like it is, making you ponder the outlook of your retirement years.
Radio revenue saw an upswing in January and February, with a year-on-year growth of 6.5 percent across the market according to the Radio Broadcasters Association (RBA).
It wasn’t as bad as Qualcomm’s Born Mobile debacle at CES, but Samsung really pushed the schmaltz at today’s Galaxy S4 reveal event involving role-playing families, awkward clapping and worst of all – child actors.
Bad news for millions of people (including a few in StopPress office judging by the weeping in the corner) – Google Reader is no longer. The news aggregation and RSS tool is to be axed in July, according to Google.
Browsing the New Zealand Herald website this morning for Pope stories I noticed a few new buttons that weren’t there the day before. Overnight the NZ Herald has added features to make sharing on the site a little bit easier.
My Food Bag delivers bags of ingredients to the door for customers to create meals designed by Master Chef-winner Nadia Lim. However, if you went by the buzz it created on Twitter alone you’d be forgiven for thinking Lim would show up and cook the meal too. Updated with comments from Pead Pr’s Deborah Pead.
BNZ Bank launched its YouMoney online banking service last month, now the company is pushing a new ad campaign across TV and online to attract the youth to what is seldom considered cool: a bank.
How much would you pay to directly message the Prime Minister on Facebook? Ten dollars seems reasonable. Also, changes to Facebook news feed on the horizon.
If you log into Google+ today you’ll notice a facelift on the social network and the addition of a few new features including reviews and juiced up cover photos.
Snakk has become the first company to list on the stock exchange this year, with its addition to the New Zealand Alternative Exchange (NZAX). The mobile advertising startup is expanding its sales presence in Australia.
Government launches a million dollar ad campaign to bring investors to the sale of Mighty River Power, spanning across TV, print and online. But where is it? [Updated: Oh, here it is.]
News Limited to sell its stake in Sky TV, assures us all it won’t affect Sky’s ability to source content from around the world.
APN New Zealand is shutting up shop at Sella, incorporating the auction site – and Trade Me’s last significant rival – into its classified services for the NZ Herald and other mastheads.
Further cost reductions and efficiency measures could see APN New Zealand outsource up to 24 jobs overseas, and has resulted in the sale of four of its Capital Community Newspapers.