The lack of mobile phone coverage from Telecom's XT network
continued to frustrate thousands of people yesterday as
services remained interrupted in Queenstown, Invercargill,
Timaru and parts of Dunedin.
The Reserve Bank, as expected, kept its official cash rate
unchanged at 2.5% but more interest was focused on
developments in the United States, where the Federal Reserve
kept its interest rates close to zero.
A proposal requiring large, privately-owned companies to
publicly report their annual financial data could stymie
economic growth, Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive
John Christie said yesterday.
It all turned a bit nasty last week for Microsoft which,
after initially putting on a brave face about its security,
released a patch for an Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) hole
through which China-based cyber spies attacked Google and
Sustainability has been one of the major considerations as
Otago Polytechnic information systems and support staff
Michael Collins and Steven Turnbull prepare for the 2010
influx of students. Business Editor Dene Mackenzie