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From a story I wrote for TechTarget’s Storage ANZ eZine: Storage is a popular and fast-growing cloud service in Australia, but it comes with its challenges, not least local laws and latency Download the February ANZ Storage Management e-zine. There is a…
From a story I wrote for TechTarget's Storage ANZ eZine: Storage is a popular and fast-growing cloud service in Australia, but it comes with its challenges, not least local laws and latency Downloa...
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New Zealand PC sales surged in 2014. IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker unit reports sales grew almost 16 percent during the year. That total zoomed past IDC’s already bullish forecast. New Zealanders snapped up 774,400 units in 2014. We purchased…
New Zealand PC sales surged in 2014. IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker unit reports sales grew almost 16 percent during the year. That total zoomed past IDC’s already bullish forecast. New Ze...
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Typically Samsung Galaxy phones appear on sale with iPhone-like price tags, but unlike with Apple phones, they decline over time.
Typically Samsung Galaxy phones appear on sale with iPhone-like price tags, but unlike with Apple phones, they decline over time.
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This time last year I asked when New Zealand should rip out the copper phone network

http://billbennett.co.nz/2014/02/26/rip-copper-network/
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BlackBerry Classic takes the company’s designs back to a time when the brand was still a name to conjure with. It arrived in New Zealand last week. New Zealanders can buy the BlackBerry Classic from Vodafone for NZ$650. Externally the BlackBerry Classic…
BlackBerry Classic takes the company's designs back to a time when the brand was still a name to conjure with. It arrived in New Zealand last week. New Zealanders can buy the BlackBerry Classic fro...
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It's not a bad phone, just an old design that some prefer to modern smartphones
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Satya Nadella was the right hire for Microsoft CEO

It’s one year since Microsoft appointed Satya Nadella as its third CEO. He was clearly the right person for the job. Things are not perfect at Microsoft, but Nadella has done a great job of reinventing the company and making it relevant again. Some of his…
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+Bill Bennett I'd say so. But I have a bad feeling about the pricing structure (read: subscription OS).
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Google will pull the Photos and Streams components from Google+ and set them up as two new products. What else?
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I'm happy to see changes coming through. I find the service viable as it is, but there are obvious vacancies within my social circle, even though my interest graph is covered very well. Changes, large or small, will hopefully expand the user base and encourage more social without losing the interest.
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Closing the copper network

A year ago I posted When should we rip out the copper network? It’s too early to name a date today, but following this discussion on Linkedin, I predicted: As the law stands today, a street has copper even if only one house uses it. The price is regulated…
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Broadband as part of the bigger infrastructure picture

Broadband rarely gets discussed in the wider context of national infrastructure. Yet the government-sponsored Ultrafast Broadband project and the Rural Broadband Initiative are just two of a series of major infrastructure projects transforming New Zealand…
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+Josiah Spackman It is now. For some reason it switched back to private mode after being published - almost certainly an operator error this end. 
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I have started a blog. Read about why here: http://brionybennett.com/category/welcome/
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My directory of NZ journalists with Twitter accounts now has 150 names 

http://billbennett.co.nz/new-zealand-media-twitter/journalists/
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