Vodafone's Farmside: Rural internet connections triple
“Surpassing 15,000 customers cements our position as New Zealand’s leading rural broadband provider."
Facebook unveils product and business updates as it outlines Future of Work vision
Forrester names Adobe a Leader for B2B and B2C suites
Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
New tech startup looks to help lawyers and finance pros
Aruba expands smart switch portfolio with solution for SMBs
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
Cloud tech inspires Kiwi supply chain firm to keep the world moving
It can be surreal to think technology can play a major role in helping organisations go global, but you don’t have to look far to find Kiwi companies that swear it’s true.
QNAP releases quad-core NAS SMBs and startups
The TS-431KX NAS includes 10GbE SFP+ connectivity to provide high bandwidth for intensive data transmission.
Frost & Sullivan: The four biggest opportunities in blockchain
All industry verticals will eventually be impacted to some degree, says F&S, but four areas are likely to see the biggest changes.
Xero partners with Coveo to empower small businesses with machine learning
“Creating intelligent experiences like Xeros app marketplace and Xero Central are critical to compete in today’s experience economy."
NinjaRMM spruces up platform for remote work environments
NinjaRMM, a company that is in the process of expanding its presence in Asia Pacific, will roll out new features on its platform this week.
QNAP NAS OS integrates MS Office for Web
QNAP NAS users with proper document access permissions can quickly launch Office for the web in the same browser window.
Hands-on review: Twelve South’s Curve Stand for MacBook Pro
If you are in the market for a sturdy, stylish, minimalistic, and versatile laptop stand, then Twelve South’s Curve is a great option.
Vodafone, Spark, 2degrees condemn cell site attacks
New Zealand telco firms are warning recent arson attempts on cell sites may have an impact on phone and internet connectivity across Auckland.
ComCom seeks feedback on Chorus withdrawal from copper and broadband services
“By 2022, most New Zealanders are expected to have access to fibre at home. That means large parts of the traditional copper phone and broadband network may no longer be needed."
Cybercriminals exploiting virus fears to gain access to corporate IT systems
COVID-19 may have changed the way many people work, but this doesn’t have to mean companies must accept lower levels of security.
HP New Zealand announces 'largest product launch ever'
Laptops, desktops, workstations, monitors - HP NZ's huge announcement introduces over a dozen new products, to be released in the next few months.
NZ's copper and fibre networks held up despite increased demand during lockdown
New Zealand's copper and fibre broadband connections held up well during the Covid-19 lockdown, despite increased levels of demand on the networks.
How to get cash back for your HP computer
For a limited time only, you can get your money back on your HP ProBook, ProDesk, ProOne, and more. Here's how.
Pega strives to rid AI-based CX systems of discrimination
The check is designed to flag possible discriminatory messages created by AI before those messages reach the customer.
NZTech: Govt Budget 2020 important for NZ’s tech ecosystem
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis appears to have 'dramatically lifted' the Government's understanding of how critical technology is for New Zealand, says NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller.
Businesses must understand the link between empathy and personalisation
Empathy and personalisation are two key modes in which businesses can gain trust with and form better relationships with customers, according to a new Genesys survey.
ComCom warns Becextech for breaches against Fair Trading Act
ComCom accuses Becextech of a number of breaches, including false price claims.
Research: Tech execs’ priorities in the ‘new normal’
AppDynamics’ new research reveals 95% of organisations have changed their technology priorities because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ComCom report 'proof' of the need of fibre - Chorus
"Broadband in New Zealand was really put to the test by our pandemic response, so it is encouraging that speeds have held up so well."
Govt's COVID-19 tracing app "fundamentally flawed"
Avery says the app the Government is using is limited and "primitive".
Sky to become NZ’s next ISP
The announcement that Sky will be entering the broadband market is no surprise, writes Brendan Ritchie.
Hands-on review: Apple iPhone SE 2020
This phone doesn’t have Apple’s most advanced technologies and that’s okay because it also doesn’t cost a full fortnight’s paycheck.
D-Link brings thermal scan/facial recognition camera to A/NZ
The device can scan a large crowd and automatically raise an alert if a person with an elevated temperature is found.
Google sending relief to thousands of SMBs across A/NZ
Google has this week rolled out a Google Ad credit scheme, available to all SMBs with active accounts over the past year.
Hands-on review - Dynabook Portege X30L-G
We take the world lightest 13" laptop for a spin and in particular test its battery life claim.
More in store for NZ data centre landscape after Microsoft investment
The country’s successful fight against COVID-19, and its status as a ‘standout nation’ as characterised by the Fletcher School’s Digital Evolution Index, means New Zealand remains an ‘attractive market’ for continued investment, according to GlobalData.
Kiwi businesses scramble to adopt automated tracking technology
New Zealand businesses are scrambling to adopt automated tracking technology as alert level restrictions due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis ease and people move around more freely.
Hands-on review: The Apple MacBook Air 2020
Every year Apple improves on this beloved product and tweaks it to make it even better, and 2020 was no different.
NZ's tech news sails in the slipstream of healthy tech sector
Techday's managing editor explains how New Zealand's tech media flies under the radar, but it doesn't mean we're dead.
New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
Twitter recognises that it’s hard to tell just how much misinformation is out there on social media.
Vodafone renews partnership with Soprano for enterprise SMS
Since Soprano and Vodafone began working together in 2016, demand for cloud-based mobile messaging services has continued to surge.
NTT urges NZ firms to extend remote working gains beyond lockdown
“There are plenty of ways to measure customer satisfaction, and monitor service queues that don’t require a person to be physically present in the office."
NZ businesses need to invest in reskilling workers to be successful
Deloitte finds that organisations need to invest in key values of reskilling, belonging and ethics to ensure their workplaces are prepared for the future of work.
'Digital landscape has shifted considerably' - Vodafone NZ COVID-19 update
Vodafone NZ has today released its latest information on how New Zealanders are using the internet and cell services as social lives roar back to life.
Lucidworks develops deep learning solution to make chatbots smarter
The company recently launched Smart Answers for chatbots and virtual assistants to avoid poor CX and long waiting times.
New Pixel features drop, with big focus on health and safety
Pixel has released new features with a specific focus on battery life, personal health and personal safety. These new features were covered off in a Google blog post by Pixel technical program manager Tok Tokuda.
Why people must form the backbone of your security decisions
In a recent survey 74% Asia Pacific IT and business leaders surveyed declare that security culture is essential to a successful business.
TCO puts sustainability data back in the hands of IT purchasers
TCO Certified has extended its online product finder to included measurable sustainable performance data for certified products.
'Is that a robot herding sheep?' Kiwi startup teaches old dog new tricks
It's all thanks to a partnership between global robotics stalwart Boston Dynamics, a Kiwi startup called Rocos, and a robotic dog called Spot.
Fujitsu unveils 14 new models of enterprise notebooks, tablets and workstations optimised for remote working
By expanding its lineup of superior mobile products, the Fujitsu Group says it will continue to support such initiatives as remote work, as part of the customers' workstyle transformation.
How to work from home securely
Here’s what you need to do to make your home working environment and systems secure, and protect yourself and your employer.