Andrea Malcolm

Articles by Andrea Malcolm

Tablets cure slow data headache

Media research company ACNielsen believes it is one of the first in its industry in the world to use tablet PCs to survey the newspaper and magazine reading habits of a nation.

PC snags devouring productivity

Viruses, hardware crashes, dropped phone lines, software bugs and slow connections cause computer users to lose almost...

IDC: tumult in IT market subsiding

The corporate knife that slashed staffing levels and budgets throughout the IT world a couple of years ago appears to have been put back in its sheath, says IDC.

NZ customers eye Microsoft price change

Microsoft Inc.'s customers in New Zealand see its changes to per-processor licensing as improving their choice, but few are likely to take immediate advantage of the offer.

Government-MS deal could see price rises for some

New Zealand government departments thinking of reducing their reliance on Microsoft Corp. software could face increased licensing costs once the new G2003 group government license contract has been signed.

Vodafone readies for CRM big-time

Vodafone New Zealand Ltd. is trying to better understand its customers, hoping to use IT to increase the degree of self-service and cut costs.

Microsoft NZ hit with Commerce Commission complaint

Auckland firm Infraserv has complained about Microsoft Corp. to the Commerce Commission, alleging anticompetitive behaviour.

If it’s good enough for The Lord of the Rings …

Automating the handling of digital data storage tapes helped bring The Lord of the Rings saga to the big screen.

Tech News