America's Cup 2021: Graphics pulled from broadcast as copyright dispute escalates

There will be no augmented reality graphics projected on to today's America's Cup broadcast images after a copyright stoush over the technology has led to a protest by the provider.Sir Ian Taylor has decided to pull his company's... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 16th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Money Talks: Sir Michael Cullen – Why he's downsizing the Jag and $15 wine is just fine

"Money in itself is not a goal in life," says former deputy Prime Minister and finance minister Sir Michael Cullen.He and his wife Anne enjoy life, feel privileged to have choices but are not spendthrifts, he says."We enjoy wine... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 15th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Big advertisers slash millions in Facebook spending after Capitol attack

Facebook's top 100 US advertisers slashed spending on the social media site by almost $10m (NZ13.85m) after violence erupted at the US Capitol last week, according to industry data.A host of major names including Microsoft, PayPal,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 15th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr on data breach: 'I own this, am disappointed and sorry'

Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr says he "personally owns the issue'' of a serious data breach and has brought in an independent investigator.Orr said this week's malicious and illegal breach of a file-sharing application used by... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 15th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Michael Hill earnings roar back after Covid-19 hit

Michael Hill International's first-half earnings roared back into life over the first half to December 27, driven by solid growth in same-store sales.The jewellery retail chain - which has stores in New Zealand, Australia and Canada... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 14th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Touchy issue: Tesla may have to recall 159,000 cars

Tesla Inc. is balking at recalling about 159,000 vehicles with potentially defective touch screens, so U.S. safety regulators are moving to force the company to take action.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 14th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Samsung's new S21 flagship phones: more features, lower price, ditched charger

Samsung's latest S series phone, unveiled at a virtual event this morning NZT, cost up to $100 less than their predecessors.There's more processing power, better cameras, longer-lasting batteries and other upgrades to the S21, S21+... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 14th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

America's Cup 2021: New graphics to be used after knights' copyright stoush

New graphics are set to used today during the broadcast of the first Prada Cup races after a copyright stoush between Sir Ian Taylor and Sir Russell Coutts.The Herald earlier this week broke the news that Coutts' sailing interests... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 14th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

New power deal lifts the threat of closure from Tiwai, but Government talks continue

Rio Tinto and the Government will continue to negotiate terms which could trade transmission relief for a plan to remediate the site of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter, even after the mining giant extracted enough from its electricity... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 14th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains why the platform banned Donald Trump

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has spoken publicly about his decision to ban Donald Trump from his platform, saying it was a matter of public safety."After a clear warning we'd take this action, we made a decision with the best information... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | January 14th, 2021|Business|0 Comments