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Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted on 25-Jun-2018 10:04 News, Web media

Auckland based Cove Insurance, who earlier this month announced their coverholder status with Lloyd's of London, has sold what is believed to be New Zealand's first insurance policy by a chatbot.

Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 13:03 News, Web media

The Awards recognise the individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business.

Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted on 6-Jun-2018 15:12 News, Web media

This year's Awards had one clear focus - customer experience. As a result, the finalists were chosen for solutions that truly empower customers through innovative use of Microsoft technology.

All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted on 2-Jun-2018 16:21 News, Web media

The latest series under the Amazon Prime Video All or Nothing sports documentary banner, premiered on Friday, 1 June.

IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted on 25-May-2018 14:12 News, Web media

The Call for Code Global Initiative is the largest and most ambitious effort to bring startup, academic and enterprise developers together to solve one of the most pressing societal issues of our time: preventing, responding to and recovering from natural disasters.

Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
Posted on 23-May-2018 16:44 News, Web media

The exhibition created by global creative technology company Wacom in conjunction with artist management agency Just Another Agency, will feature work from fifty local and internationally renowned artists in what will be a one-of- a-kind event.

Three New Zealand projects shortlisted in IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards
Posted on 22-May-2018 15:14 News, Web media

The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries.

Amazon launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Posted on 19-Apr-2018 08:38 News, Web media

Customers across the globe have the ability to browse and ship over 45 million products to their country through the International Shopping experience.

Spark New Zealand and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019
Posted on 16-Apr-2018 06:55 News, Web media

New Zealanders will be able to view all RWC2019 matches live or on-demand via Spark streaming over their broadband or mobile connection. The tournament will be offered on a pay to watch basis, with packages to include a tournament pass and passes for individual matches - service not restrict to Spark customers.

iPod laws in a smartphone world: will we ever get copyright right?
Posted on 12-Apr-2018 21:13 Articles, Web media, by Jonathan Cotton

Innovation-unfriendly laws prevail as A/NZ lawmakers struggle to keep pace with technology.

Lightbox service using big data and analytics to learn more about customers
Posted on 9-Apr-2018 12:11 News, Web media

Kiwi streaming TV service Lightbox has been using sophisticated data and analytics to gain a deeper understanding of its customers, and says as a result, its offering is more competitive against global content providers than ever before.

New Zealand Adopts International Open Data Charter
Posted on 3-Mar-2018 12:48 News, Web media

Statistics Minister James Shaw says ensuring government-held data is used to help achieve better outcomes for New Zealanders is a key reason why the Government is officially adopting the international Open Data Charter.

New Zealanders want to engage with government online and via mobile apps
Posted on 24-Feb-2018 13:56 News, Web media

Study also reveals New Zealanders assume government agencies currently share personal data with each other - but transparency and trust about how data will be used is key to citizen support for such data sharing

Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted on 16-Feb-2018 10:18 News, Web media

Ten promising, young start-ups from across Aotearoa have been selected to participate in the four-month programme.

Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted on 22-Jan-2018 12:45 Articles, Web media, by Jonathan Cotton

The new (est) breed takes a different approach to tech than their Millennial predecessors.

Eventbrite and Twickets launch integration partnership in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 20:23 News, Web media

Partnership enable fans to resell or purchase secondary tickets fairly, and prevent overpriced tickets being sold on unauthorised sites.

Techweek looks to import VIP contingent
Posted on 30-Nov-2017 09:33 Articles, Web media, by Jonathan Cotton

It seems in 2017 every country wants to rebrand itself as an innovation hotspot, and New Zealand is no different. But what are we doing about it?

The New Zealand IT services ecosystem - it's all digital down here
Posted on 22-Nov-2017 21:49 News, Web media

New Zealand organisations are quickly identifying Digital Leadership teams to take the business forward.

Countdown launches new proximity online shopping app
Posted on 4-Nov-2017 13:50 News, Web media

The Countdown Click & Collect app, available for both Android and iOS, alerts customers that their online grocery order is ready for collection and then lets the store team know when that customer is on their way.


Chow brothers plan to invest NZ$100 million in technology
Posted on 24-Sep-2017 16:24 News, Web media

NBR Rich-Listers John and Michael Chow, have announced an intention to focus at least 25% of their growth investment on information technology sector by 2020.

Intel and IOC announce partnership
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 18:50 News, Web media

Intel and the IOC are partnering to bring Intel's technology to enhance the Olympic Games through 2024.

D-Link partners with Google
Posted on 2-Jun-2017 15:49 News, Web media

D-Link has announced its partnership with Google to provide upcoming mydlink products that work with the Google Assistant.

Never lose your keys again: tech startup Magpie
Posted on 2-Jun-2017 15:44 News, Web media

Magpie launches Kickstarter campaign to make GPS tracking accessible & affordable around the globe.

New Zealand Digital Future, according to tech companies
Posted on 25-May-2017 09:51 News, Web media

New Zealand's leading tech organisations have released their manifesto of New Zealand’s Digital Future.

Finalists Named for 2017 CIO Awards
Posted on 11-May-2017 20:00 News, Web media

IDC and Conferenz today announced this year's finalists in the CIO Awards which recognise individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business.


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