Govt support could turn NZ's game industry into billion-dollar boom
Grinding Gear Games’ hugely successful RPG Path of Exile has showcased the local gaming industry – last year Tencent purchased Grinding Gear Games for more than $100 million.
MYOB makes way for new CEO as Tim Reed steps down
IPONZ launches online trade mark checker
Hands-on review: Belkin USB-C Mulitmedia Hub
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Aussie company launches new chatbot service for homeless youth
Kiwi entrepreneur Mitchell Pham honoured in Asia
Pham has been recognised for his work in establishing Augen’s subsidiary in Vietnam, alongside New Zealand business partner Peter Vile.
Spark recalls power back-up kit for wireless landline phones
Although Spark says it is not aware of any fire incidents or harm caused as a result of the defects, the company is recalling all devices immediately.
Lack of C-suite and IT teams collaboration holding back DX - NTT
The report highlights the need for business leaders to change themselves, build a different environment, and set new behavioural priorities and performance indicators.
Regtech company Kyckr raises $5.2 million in share placement
The proceeds from the Placement will be used to accelerate the Company’s global commercialisation activities.
Kiwi startup making waves in electric transport
“We’re helping organisations address one the biggest challenge of our time climate change by giving them a practical way to reduce their own carbon footprint."
Banks feeling the pressure of the digital revolution
A new report found that competition is increasing between established retail banks and the technology and ecommerce disruptors that are offering new payment solutions.
Experts warning SMEs against borrowing against the family home
"Business owners looking to raise cheap money to fund their business should be cautioned to ensure they are raising the right type of debt for their business requirements."
Kiwis warming up to electric vehicles, cost remains barrier
“With climate change top of mind for many people, a range of new models on the market and rising fuel costs, we think more Kiwis will make the switch in the near future."
Forrester acknowledges Adobe as a leader in data management
"APAC has some of the highest customer expectations in the world, and delivering memorable personalised experiences in the moment has become critical for many brands’ success," comments Adobe's Steve Hammond.
Adobe launches e-signature app to alleviate SMBs’ paperwork pains
Adobe is doing its part to simplify document work for small businesses, with the launch of Adobe Sign.
The Tech Life Project takes Year 6 girls to Xero & Trade Me HQ
The five girls flew to Wellington for the digital education experience of a lifetime.
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Slack tackles balance between productivity and security
The new features include more options to protect data without interrupting employees’ requirements to get work done.
Vodafone NZ to launch 5G services by December
Vodafone has been officially sold, and 5G is coming as soon as December this year.
Samsung and Microsoft partner to deliver unified experience
As mobile-first users make up a larger share of the workforce, the demand for more seamless connectivity will only increase.
Rent an office or a backyard: Kiwis make the most of unused spaces
Whether it’s a spare room in a house or the entire backyard, a new initiative is hoping to share those spaces with those who need a bit more storage or working space.
Quanton taps into NZ’s growing demand for RPA
It saw double-digit expansion over the last year, at a time when the median growth rate for New Zealand businesses was -3%.
Banking malware grows 50% while cryptominers decline – Check Point
The report’s findings are based on data drawn from Check Point’s between January and June 2019, highlighting the key tactics cyber-criminals are using to attack businesses.
Sony Australia announces first AI-based video solution
The Edge Analytics solution utilises machine learning AI technology to create better video content, according to the company.
Software firm Re-Leased wins accolades at ExportNZ Awards
Napier software firm Re-Leased has won the ExportNZ Hawke’s Bay ASB Exporter of the Year Award.
Opinion: UK tax agency proves crypto is the future of money
"This move by the UK’s tax authority cannot be viewed as anything other than another clear sign that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP are not only part of mainstream finance, but also the future of money."
Kiwi employees embracing a future of AI
Kiwi employees are the most secure in their roles when it comes to embracing artificial intelligence in the workplace, compared to all other countries surveyed including, Australia, USA, UK, Germany and Japan.
DXC Technology & Autism NZ help autistic Kiwis into the workforce
The Enterprise Centre, which is set to open in 2020, will include a cybersecurity centre and technology centre. It will also be one of the world’s first on-site training and learning facilities for autistic people setting out in the workforce.
Why Microsoft's Slack beater is winning hearts and market share
A concise overview of Microsoft's Teams product and why it will be at the heart of business in 2019
Auckland ICT Graduate School adopts AWS programme
“For tech companies to continue to grow and compete on a global stage, AWS is working to grow the skills base and cultivate the next generation."