Mike Borgfeldt's stories - Page 2
TelstraClear sale: what the CEOs say
Russell Stanners and Allan Freeth talk up companies' complementary qualities; so what does acting Telecom boss Chris Quin have to say?
Telecom on target for CDMA shut-down
Customers on old network have until the end of this month to upgrade – or switch to another provider.
Vodafone buys TelstraClear for $840 million
Sale includes TelstraClear’s voice and data-based services, its network infrastructure, and its kiwi customer base.
Tablets & laptops
Google to unveil tiny tablet at I/O: rumour
Just a week after Microsoft announced the Surface, is another big player to launch its own iPad competitor?
Twin additions to Dell XPS range
XPS 13 joined by beefier machines for users looking for larger screens, improved battery life or performance graphics.
Telecom launches its own Android music store
App developed in conjunction with Livewire Mobile lets users pay for music via their phone bill.
Skinny Mobile boss departs
Head of youth-oriented Telecom sub-brand leaves ‘to pursue other opportunities’.
Check out Google’s Jellybean sculpture
New addition to the Android lawn introduced ahead of developer conference.
OpenHost's sexy play for Net24 customers
Hosting company makes bid to snatch clients following the Seeby purchase.
Shoppers, parents and thieves: who should know about Bitdefender 2013
New features for online payments, parental control and anti-theft included in latest antivirus release.
Should Google's CEO reveal his mystery illness?
Larry Page has missed one engagement and cancelled his appearances at two others, but no-one wants to explain why.
A united nation of technologists
IT recruiters forced offshore as kiwi schools continue to send kids the wrong message about careers in ICT.
NV Interactive takes out Microsoft dev prize
Why a different award topped the company's impressive achievement.
Did Apple raise its wages to trump a New York Times report?
Cupertino company pre-empts exposé for second time this year.
Apple-Motorola patent case dismissed 'with prejudice'
US judge refuses to let case turn into 'Apple versus Motorola popularity contest'.
Connector Systems targets SMBs with Imation deal
Agreement with scalable storage and data security vendor to help resellers working smaller end of market.
Accept payments on your mobile with ’Swipe HQ’
Kiwi company Optimizer HQ releases terminal tool that plugs into device headphone jack.
Acer's frosty response to the Microsoft Surface
Manufacturer says Microsoft doesn't have the hardware chops to tackle Apple's iPad.
New directors join Icehouse board
Founders of LanzaTech and Pumpkin Patch among five new directors at Auckland-based start-up incubator.
Vodafone extends BestMate to the home
Plan allows customers to call up to five NZ mobiles or landlines from their home phone as much as they like. So what'll it cost?
Windows Phone 8 to share core with desktop/tablet OS
Phone operating system to run on same code as forthcoming desktop & tablet platform – meaning current users won’t be able to upgrade.
Commerce Commission not ready to rule on copper loop
Further discussion paper to be issued next month; so when can we expect a decision?
Unified Communications / UC
Vadacom kicks off in the cloud
VadaXchange business communication system offered off-premise for first time.
FileMaker brings Mac functionality to Bento for iPad
Tablet users offered complete desktop experience – so will they face a price hike?