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National AI group launching next month
Posted on 25-May-2017 09:54Tags News, Computing

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast being used to make people more efficient and it will touch every element of New Zealanders' lives from better healthcare and education to faster service and more personalised products, tech leader Stu Christie says. Comments (Comments)

HPE Unveils Computer Built for the Era of Big Data
Posted on 17-May-2017 12:39Tags News, Computing

Prototype from The Machine research project upends 60 years of innovation and demonstrates the potential for Memory-Driven Computing. Comments (Comments)

Pushpay named NZ Hi-Tech Company of the Year 2017
Posted on 15-May-2017 09:59Tags News, Computing

Pushpay Holdings Limited and their team were named PwC NZ Hi-Tech Company of the Year and IBM Innovative Company of the Year at the 2017 NZ Hi-Tech Awards on Friday evening. Comments (Comments)

iStorage introduces range of secure storage
Posted on 21-Apr-2017 15:26Tags News, Computing

Introducing the ultra-secure diskAshur range, super speed USB 3.1, PIN authenticated, hardware encrypted portable HDD/SSD and desktop drives incorporating unique EDGE technology. Comments (Comments)

Simply Group branches out beyond electricity sector
Posted on 13-Apr-2017 18:06Tags News, Computing

Simply Group has created a bespoke prototype billing system for one of the country's largest gas networks, marking a milestone in the company's evolution into the multi-utility space. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data releases 20th edition of Customer Experience report
Posted on 13-Apr-2017 17:55Tags News, Computing

New Dimension Data research reveals that the digital dilemma in enterprises is deepening. Comments (Comments)

LookSee Wellington applications exceed all expectations
Posted on 4-Apr-2017 18:27Tags News, Computing

More than 48,000 international candidates have completed submissions in the hope of joining Wellington's booming tech sector, via the LookSee Wellington programme. Comments (Comments)

Xero launches machine learning automation
Posted on 14-Mar-2017 19:26Tags News, Computing

Xero today announced an innovative machine learning automation system that is set to transform the accounting practices of small businesses and their partners, saving valuable time and money. Comments (Comments)

Why are New Zealand businesses behind in digital transformation
Posted on 12-Mar-2017 18:27Tags News, Computing

New Zealand business leaders are aware of the urgent need to transform digitally to address the changing business climate, however Microsoft's recent study found that this transformation for most organisations in New Zealand is still in its infancy. Comments (Comments)

Apple out-ships Microsoft in detachables category by narrow margin in 2016
Posted on 2-Mar-2017 18:28Tags News, Computing

Less than one thousand shipments separated the top two detachable vendors in 2016, according to IDC New Zealand's recently published 2016 fourth quarter Personal Computing Devices Tracker results. Comments (Comments)

Joint venture to drive artificial intelligence in legal services
Posted on 28-Feb-2017 20:24Tags News, Computing

Law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts today announced it has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Goat Ventures to explore, and capitalise on, the application of artificial intelligence (AI) for legal services. A market first in New Zealand, the JV is a NZ$2m co-investment at pre-seed stage. Comments (Comments)

Research indicates digital skills shortage in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Feb-2017 17:06Tags News, Computing

Half of Kiwis in the workforce admit they need to acquire more digital skills in order to guarantee their future employability. Comments (Comments)

New jobs initiative to bring global talents to Wellington
Posted on 20-Feb-2017 16:58Tags News, Computing

LookSee Wellington, a new global talent search initiative that aims to address the city's IT skills shortage and position the industry for further growth, is now accepting registrations from talented tech professionals from around the globe. Comments (Comments)

Intergen Wellington moves into Press Hall
Posted on 9-Feb-2017 09:05Tags News, Computing

Intergen, one of Wellington's first ICT companies, kicks off a new chapter in its 15-year growth, moving this week into the historic new Press Hall development, site of The Evening Post's original printing hall opened in 1923. Comments (Comments)

Government agencies welcome first 15 GovTech Talent graduates
Posted on 7-Feb-2017 18:48Tags News, Computing

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has welcomed the inaugural graduates participating in the GovTech Talent Graduate Programme, a cross-agency pilot to build Government's information, technology and digital talent pipeline. Comments (Comments)

Opportunity for New Zealanders to have their say on personal data use
Posted on 2-Feb-2017 19:39Tags News, Computing

Anyone can take part by using a new online tool that explores people's comfort levels in different data use situations. There will also be a nationwide series of workshops, involving hundreds of New Zealanders, taking place throughout February. Comments (Comments)

IBM: your computer can help scientists search for new childhood cancer treatments
Posted on 1-Feb-2017 08:11Tags News, Computing

Scientists are searching for chemical drug candidates that can affect the key molecules and proteins that control cancer cells in several common childhood cancers. However, finding drug candidates is normally an expensive and slow process. Comments (Comments)

Lexar introduces 512GB professional 3500x CFast 2.0 card
Posted on 31-Jan-2017 17:25Tags News, Computing

Lexar has doubled capacity for the Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 memory card, providing the capacity and speed thresholds needed for cinematographers, filmmakers, and content creators to capture the highest-quality 4K and ProRes video and RAW photos. Comments (Comments)

HP Omen X review
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 17:09Tags Reviews, Computing

It's been a long time (since my move from desktop to laptops, a few years back) that I could enjoy a desktop with almost instant startup, no waiting for Office programs to run and (very important) playing games with all settings switched to HIGH. Comments (Comments)

Inland Revenue prepares to roll out $25 million information knowledge management system
Posted on 19-Jan-2017 08:57Tags News, Computing

Inland Revenue has signed a deal with New Zealand company TEAM Asparona to provide the first stage of a new multi-million dollar information knowledge management system. Comments (Comments)

Synology introduces Xeon-based, 12-bay DiskStation DS3617xs NAS
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:22Tags News, Computing

Equipped with a quad-core Intel Xeon-D 2.2 GHz CPU that bursts up to 2.7 GHz, DS3617xs delivers stunning performance at over 2,358 MB/s sequential throughput reading and 406,760 IOPS reading under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation enabled. Comments (Comments)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise demonstrates memory-driven computing architecture
Posted on 30-Nov-2016 00:59Tags News, Computing

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has successfully demonstrated Memory-Driven Computing, a concept that puts memory, not processing, at the center of the computing platform to realize performance and efficiency gains not possible today. Comments (Comments)

Artificial Intelligence deal biggest yet for University of Auckland/UniServices
Posted on 23-Nov-2016 09:22Tags News, Computing

Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and Volpara improve breast imaging analytics
Posted on 23-Nov-2016 09:06Tags News, Computing

Volpara Health Technologies Limited and Microsoft Corp. have announced a new collaboration around breast imaging analytics that will help breast imaging centers analyse clinical, quality and business data to optimise productivity, quality assurance and patient care. Comments (Comments)

Oracle buys Dyn
Posted on 22-Nov-2016 15:58Tags News, Computing

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, a cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and higher end-user satisfaction. Comments (Comments)


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