Facebook blames 'configuration change' for global outages

Facebook is blaming tinkering under the bonnet for a global outage earlier today, which also took out the Facebook-owned Instagram and Whatsapp."Earlier today, a configuration change caused Facebook services to be unavailable to... Source: NZ [...]

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Air New Zealand gets another $600 million Government loan, defers capital raise

The Government is extending its loan facility to Air New Zealand by $600 million as the airline defers its planned capital raise to later in the year.The $900m Crown loan facility made available to Air [...]

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Covid helped to normalise diverse workplace arrangements, let's normalise diversity

A "halo effect of empathy" is one of the many benefits a New Zealand energy solutions business sees in employing someone with a disability. But like working from home has become, they hope to make [...]

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After damning FMA report, NZX recruits Nasdaq tech whizz

NZX has beefed up its new technology sub-committee with the appointment of computer expert Peter Jessup as an independent member. The move is one of a series of steps being taken by the local exchange [...]

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NZ Covid Tracer app gets 'gamification', support for older phones

So-called "gamification" features are being added to the NZ Covid Tracer app in a bid to get more people scanning posters, more of the time.After 14 consecutive days of scanning or diary entries, users will [...]

By | April 7th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments