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Digital Marketing
How NZ Labour crushed the National Party on Facebook
National spent double on its Facebook marketing, and it wasn't enough.
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Video conference
Zoom teams up with Facebook, Amazon and Google to expand to smart displays
The company says the expansion brings Zoom to widely-used devices and broadens their capabilities to the work environment. 
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Remote Working
Facebook adds new video conferencing apps to Workplace
Facebook has announced a series of updates for organisations using Workplace and Portal to collaborate with colleagues. 
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Facebook
Global technology industry deals total $34.4bn in April 2020
The Asia Pacific region led activity in terms of value with deals worth $26.56bn.
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Remote Working
Facebook unveils product and business updates as it outlines Future of Work vision
Facebook has announced a series of product and business updates as it looks to outline its vision for the future of work and how it sees Facebook’s technology helping companies work flexibly. 
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Remote Working
Facebook's Workplace unveils new features to help business navigate COVID-19
"With many countries currently experiencing at least some form of lockdown, businesses are waist-deep in uncharted waters."
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Microsoft
Google leads donations as tech sector pledges US$1.4 billion to COVID-19 crisis
Google is leading the way in donations, with around $800 million donated to date.
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Google
COVID-19: Google and Facebook must step up to help businesses
“Now it’s time for them to step up and pay it forward by crediting the accounts of these at-risk advertisers.”
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Facebook
Mines, underwater, outer space - the weirdest data centers on Earth and beyond
Demand for data is exploding, and data center leaders are getting creative in building new facilities. Here are the most unusual locations for data centers around the world.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky named one of the top 100 global innovators
For the second year, it made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator list by Clarivate Analytics, which includes giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google.
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Facebook
Leveling the business playing field for women
8% of women leading businesses in New Zealand are in companies with fewer than 10 employees, and that they operate smaller businesses than their male counterparts.
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Cybersecurity
IBM report projects evolution of phishing, ransomware and spoof tech
"The amount of exposed records that we're seeing today means that cybercriminals are getting their hands on more keys to our homes and businesses.”
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Cloud
Facebook opens new data center in New Albany, Ohio
February has marked the launch of Facebook’s new data center in New Albany, Ohio - but the work isn’t over yet.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Global cloud infrastructure spending grows 37% in Q4
The cloud infrastructures market continues to boom, with spending reaching over US$30 billion.
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Malware
Antivirus would have saved these businesses $71 billion in 2019
Malware threats represent huge financial costs for businesses.
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Facebook
Australian workers feel voiceless, research finds
Deskless employees told us that they struggle to feel connected to head office and company leaders, that there are barriers to communicating internally."
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Google
Big Tech firms dominating internet choices
"While people benefit from big tech's products and services, they are clearly concerned about associated security and privacy threats, and they also want more choice."
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Cloud
Facebook launches 'Portal', a new range of video calling devices
book is taking a leap beyond all things social networking – and into smart video calling devices as it tries to take WhatsApp beyond the smartphone.
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Microsoft
VR boom shows no sign of slowing
The virtual reality market will exhibit a 42.2% CAGR, as big brands move to offer an advanced user experience says Fortune Business Insights.
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Facebook
Looking for love? Facebook gets in on the dating game
Facebook is trying to downplay the whole idea of Tinder-like swipes, and instead it’s promoting the idea of creating ‘meaningful relationships through things people have in common, like interests and groups.
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Cloud
Cryptocurrency conundrum: Reserve Bank & IR fumble in the dark
Whether it's cryptocurrency salaries or a central digital currency, no agency is quite sure how to tackle this upcoming payment trend.
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Digital Assistants
Facebook faces new frontiers with real time brain-to-text research
Siri and Google Assistant are popular at home or in the office, how many people have used them in crowded rooms, or in a busy street? That’s where ‘thinking’ words comes into the equation.
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Surveillance
Netflix film The Great Hack raises serious questions about data privacy issues
Last weekend a group of privacy advocates and experts gathered in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center to discuss issues highlighted by The Great Hack documentary.
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Apple
Big Tech firms in the spotlight over data privacy
“Once deemed consumer champions, Big Tech now appears to be the new dark side of capitalism, arguably presenting a bigger risk to society than bankers were."