Kiwis unsure about 5G amidst health and safety concerns
New Zealanders are aprehensive about the 5G rollout, with health concerns inhibiting people's interest to make the switch.
Trio of businesswomen to lead AI Forum of New Zealand
APT groups conducting more targeted intrusions – Accenture
Techtorium & New Era IT encourage IT diversity in New Zealand
Gartner: Top 10 trends impacting IT infrastructure & operations in 2020
The 21st-century phone system your team deserves
AI revolutionising insurance and finance services in New Zealand
New APAC managing director for Emarsys
"Asia Pacific is one of the fastest-growing markets for Emarsys and Adam brings the industry knowledge and depth of retail understanding to steward the business in this exciting phase of growth."
Wellington Airport offers travellers a sneak peek of 5G
The trial will run until December 9. But the trial is far from fully-fledged – only five users can connect to the 5G device and only for five minutes at a time.
NZTech: More emphasis on digital skills needed in NZ schools
“Not just the tech sector, but all sectors of the economy will suffer, if schools don’t successfully introduce digital skills.”
Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
The data was found in a survey of 1,033 people by recruiting company Hays, who raised this issue in conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability (IDOPwD) today.
Supercharge your Agile skills this summer
Assurity is offering a massive promotion on its Agile courses, taught only by professionals in practice at Assurity.
Check Point signs new distributor for Aussie SMB market
"Their market share, extensive and skilled partner channel, and strong collaboration with Australia’s leading telecommunication carrier made this an easy choice for us."
Xero offers more than 850,000 Kiwis mental wellbeing support
Approximately 850,000 New Zealand small business owners, their employees, and families have access to free and confidential wellbeing support, thanks to an initiative from Xero.
NZ tech start up wins innovation award
"We've worked incredibly hard and getting this kind of recognition gives us the determination to keep pushing for innovation and better ways to fight climate change for the sake of future generations."
Kiwis need to prioritise online security during Black Friday sales
"Although fake sites and scams have become more sophisticated over time, it’s not that hard to protect yourself."
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
Zendesk fuses AI into customer services with Amazon Connect integration
The new services are designed to improve contact centre agent efficiency, while reducing the time that end users spend interacting with customer service.
How to steal $1 million by email: Check Point researchers detail million-dollar fraud against Chinese VC firm
A series of spoofed emails enabled a Hong Kong-based hacker to make off with a million dollars.
ExtraHop integrates with Google Cloud's new packet mirroring feature
Google Cloud has announced a new packet mirroring feature that integrates with ExtraHop’s ExtraHopReveal(x) to enable stronger threat detection, investigation, and response.
Vodafone bolsters Southland 4G capabilities with new sites
"Bringing connectivity to these areas not only delivers the essential communication needed, but also the safety of Kiwis living in these remote areas."
Dunedin firm wins Dubai World Expo 2020 Innovation Grant
“It is an enterprise with a mission to end preventable blindness through the use of affordable smartphone technology and artificial intelligence."
Spare space in the car? Kiwis can now make a little money by shipping stuff
Lonelyseat is a new service that connects drivers with people who need parcels or objects shipped around the country.
Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Pro 7
Considering the price, there are certainly cheaper options on the market but the performance in the Surface Pro 7 is much better than that of the Surface Pro 6.
Cisco heralds silicon & optics as core of 'next decade of digital innovation'
Cisco has a plan for the next decade of digital innovation, and it all starts with pushing innovation beyond the boundaries of what’s currently possible.
Humanforce designs accessibility-compliant app for those with disabilities
“Employers can be doing much more to make the workplace more inclusive for the people with a disability currently working and also to increase employment of the many people with a disability looking for work."
Kordia launches Google Cloud Partner Interconnect
Kordia’s direct connection to Google Cloud, Partner Interconnect, is now officially available to Kordia customers.
ANZ Bank warns businesses and customers of phishing scam
"This sole purpose of this elaborate phishing scam is to harvest the login credentials of ANZ customers so the criminals behind this scam can break into their bank accounts."
Hays: Jobseekers must 'self-disrupt' their career in 2020
taking calculated risks, not raising salary too early and highlighting transferrable skills for a sideways move are all ways people can land a job in the next year.
NZ's financial sector primed for AI, research finds
New Zealand urgently needs to increase its focus on the core foundations needed to operate in an AI enabled future.
Understanding customer diversity key to omnichannel experience
Millennials and Generation Z are transforming the customer experience, and businesses can only grow sustainability if they deliver what customers expect.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally coming to NZ
The controversial foldable smartphone is now available for preorder in New Zealand from December 9, with shipping starting on December 18.
Young Kiwis prepared for the future of the workforce - MYOB study
New Zealand’s next generation of the workforce is prepared for the gig economy and ready for whatever disruption comes its way, according to a new report from MYOB.
Five key features organisations need in an accounts payable solution
Accounts payable automation streamlines the invoice processing workflows in an organisation, Upstream Solutions says.
Digital divide most impacts Kiwis in social housing & the disabled
The ‘digital divide’ is still very much present in New Zealand society, with those in social housing and those with disabilities feeling the most impacted by inadequate internet access.
Why UX is a critical part of technology success for SMBs
Customers have raised expectations and now demand the same, if not better, UX with small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as they do with large organisations, Konica Minolta finds.
The dummies guide to sussing out MSSPs
A pure DIY approach might not be tenable for your organisation depending on your maturity and business goals.
AFIN, Ecosystm to bring global fintech marketplace to NZ
According to AFIN, the platform will enable fintechs and financial institutions to leverage technologies such as compliance as a service.
Flexible workspaces provide major boost to NZ's local economies
Businesses that decentralise their workplaces could reap the benefits of lower overheads, happier workers, and reduced commute times – but they could also help to stimulate regional economies.
A/NZ tech workers not feeling the happiness
Work happiness is not something to be trifled with – 97% of respondents say that happiness at work is important – and there are plenty of reasons why happiness is dwindling.
Study: Business has never been better for cybercriminals
“Cyber security is only as strong as the weakest link, but with the majority of organisations not understanding current password best practice, we’re not off to a great start."
NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
Black Friday alert: Financial botnets targeting e-commerce apparel sites
Black Friday is arguably the most anticipated retail sales period in the world, when brands offer consumers the largest discounts and promotional offers.
New Caledonia to connect to Hawaiki cable by 2021
"New Caledonia will be able to enjoy the multiple benefits of Hawaiki’s international connectivity and boost the development of its digital economy, both locally and in the Pacific region.”
Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3
The Surface Laptop 3 is a more than capable laptop and it feels like Microsoft is slowly moving into the market space that Apple dominated for such a long time - good looking, robust, reliable laptops with premium price tags.
Business security performance impacting bottom line - Thycotic
When cybersecurity teams do not meet their targets, it impacts the CEO with longer hours, job insecurity, shareholder pushback, and bonus reductions.
Cellular Apple Watch Series 5 available from Spark today
For $12.99 a month, the One Number Wearable Plan lets users share their primary plan’s minutes and texts and get unlimited data on the watch through an e-sim.
New study seeks to uncover pros and cons of the gig economy
Censuswide highlights the opportunities and challenges of gig economy work with a specific focus on Deliveroo.