CFOtech UK - Technology news for CFOs & financial decision-makers

Labour Party stories - Page 2

Story image
John Key's chickens on notice over official information requests
Tue, 16th Dec 2014
#
government
#
labour party
#
official information request
Labour calls out systemic abuse of info requests, setting stage for Ombudsman's review to challenge New Zealand government's transparency.
Story image
Don't blame technology, rape is rape
Fri, 10th Oct 2014
#
apple
#
technology gifts
#
apps
Tinder not to blame for the threat to women, says Labour MP. Focus should be on perpetrators, not technology. Safety apps available.
Story image
Post-election Facebook: all is not quiet.
Mon, 29th Sep 2014
#
facebook
#
social media
#
labour party
I’ve noticed that left-wing supporters are far more vocal about their distaste for the right than right-wing supports are at all.
Story image
Labour’s education policy aims to reduce digital divide
Mon, 7th Jul 2014
#
schools
#
labour party
#
ndi
Labour vows to bridge digital divide with portable computers for students in Years 5-13, aiming to make digital education accessible for all.
Story image
Google NZ ups Kiwi tax payment...
Tue, 24th Jun 2014
#
government
#
facebook
#
google
Google is paying more tax in New Zealand than previously but its tax bill in 2013 isn’t likely to stress a company with US$15.42 billion of revenue globally in the quarter ended March 31, 2014.
Story image
Labour claims 'dangerous' IT glitch overshadowed PM’s visit
Mon, 3rd Mar 2014
#
government
#
labour party
#
vested
Dunedin Hospital IT meltdown compromises patient care, takes focus off Prime Minister's visit, says Labour MP.
Story image
GCSB opposition unites in Auckland tonight
Mon, 19th Aug 2013
#
government
#
labour party
#
gcsb
Labour and Mega's Dotcom confront GCSB bill in a powerhouse meeting tonight, urging NZ to defend freedoms against hasty surveillance laws.
Story image
Should creative and internet industries review NZ copyright laws?
Thu, 1st Aug 2013
#
cloud services
#
hyperscale
#
public cloud
Labour slams govt for shelving copyright law review, urges NZ internet and creative sectors to push for reform to match digital age needs.
Story image
Did security flaw leave 63,000 Govt docs vulnerable?
Tue, 16th Apr 2013
#
government
#
labour party
#
cios
The Ministry of Justice is alleged to have suffered a serious website security flaw last week, with up to 63,000 documents potentially publicly accessed.
Story image
Telecom job cuts takes a turn for the worst
Fri, 22nd Mar 2013
#
telco
#
labour party
#
telecom
The Labour Party claims the telco will cut up to 1500 jobs later this month.
Story image
Key’s Commerce Commission threat cheats Kiwis
Wed, 12th Dec 2012
#
broadband
#
chorus
#
commerce commission
John Key's threat to overrule NZ's Commerce Commission could raise broadband bills by $12 monthly, Labour claims, criticising political interference.
Story image
November net worth increases $3.5 billion for Zuckerberg
Mon, 3rd Dec 2012
#
facebook
#
nz
#
labour party
As Facebook comes under criticism for low tax payments in NZ, company stock increases by nearly US$7 a share during November.
Story image
Labour slams Facebook NZ’s $14k tax bill
Fri, 30th Nov 2012
#
facebook
#
tax
#
labour party
Facebook New Zealand criticised for paying only $14,500 tax last year; Labour calls for action against tax loopholes.
Story image
Labour demands Govt inquiry over Huawei handling
Tue, 9th Oct 2012
#
broadband
#
labour party
#
nz
After U.S. officials accused the company of bribery and spying, opposition party questions the Chinese firm's share of the $1.35 billion UFB rollout.
Story image
Labour tables alternative patent clause
Wed, 12th Sep 2012
#
government
#
labour party
#
patents
Labour proposes alternative amendment to combat the government's Patents Bill, which they say will stifle New Zealand's software sector.
Story image
Telco sector must learn lessons
Tue, 11th Sep 2012
#
commerce commission
#
telco
#
labour party
Labour demands stricter telco regulation after Vodafone NZ's $960k fine for misleading broadband and mobile promotions, signalling a lesson for the industry.
Story image
Labour accuse ministers of ‘stifling software sector’
Mon, 3rd Sep 2012
#
physical security
#
nz
#
labour party
Last minute amendment in software computer patents is damaging to Kiwi software firms according to Labour.
Story image
Labour questions UFB prospects after Pacific Fibre closure
Thu, 2nd Aug 2012
#
broadband
#
chorus
#
labour party
After Pacific Fibre closure, Labour doubts future of NZ's broadband, impacting economic promises and competition in fibre pricing.
Story image
Labour to fund tech in schools
Thu, 10th Nov 2011
#
edutech
#
e-learning
#
labour party
Labour has unveiled its education policy for this month’s election, promising to spend $75 million on providing new technology to students.
Story image
Joyce denies 'media beat up' comment
Wed, 10th Feb 2010
#
customers
#
email
#
labour party
The ICT Minister has distanced himself from a statement made<br />by his office implying news articles about possible Telecom job losses and the<br />XT network outages are a media beat-up.