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Toyota and Preferred Networks to develop service robots
Posted on 8-Aug-2019 20:11 News, Robotics

Using Toyota's Human Support Robot as a base, the two companies will accelerate development by sharing their respective technologies.

Vodafone introduces new Vodafone TV device
Posted on 7-Aug-2019 17:16 News, Consumer Electronics

From September, the Vodafone TV box will be available for all Kiwi consumers to purchase in leading retailers around New Zealand - without the need for Vodafone broadband

Intel announces next-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 56 cores
Posted on 7-Aug-2019 15:41 News, Computing

Cooper Lake processors will incorporate built-in AI training acceleration and be available first half of 2020.

Nokia 2.2 released in New Zealand
Posted on 5-Aug-2019 19:38 News, Android

Budget smartphone complete with biometric face unlock, a dedicated Google Assistant and the latest Android experience.

2degrees celebrating ten years
Posted on 5-Aug-2019 05:00 News, Mobile

This week marks ten years since 2degrees launched in New Zealand, transforming the telco market, breaking a duopoly and driving prices down for consumers.

Sure Petcare launches SureFeed microchip pet feeder
Posted on 2-Aug-2019 17:00 News, Consumer Electronics

New connected feeder helps pet owners monitor and understand eating behaviour of pets .

Symantec Threat Intelligence: revival and rise of email extortion scams
Posted on 2-Aug-2019 16:55 News, Security

Almost 300 million extortion scam emails were blocked by Symantec in the first five months of 2019.

Trend Micro study reveals criminal abuses of Twitter
Posted on 2-Aug-2019 16:51 News, Security

Trend Micro Incorporated has announced a new study revealing how cybercriminals are abusing Twitter via tech support scams, command-and-control (C&C) operations and data exfiltration.

Brand new Nanogirl Live! science show touring NZ this November
Posted on 2-Aug-2019 16:38 News, Web media

Nanogirl Live! will bring its signature explosive theatrics back to the stage for its fourth New Zealand tour this November, performing it's all-new live show, Bring on the Noise.

Intel launches first 10th gen Intel Core processors
Posted on 2-Aug-2019 09:17 News, Computing

Intel has officially launched 11 new, highly integrated 10th Gen Intel Core processors designed for remarkably sleek 2 in 1s and laptops. The processors bring high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) to the PC at scale, feature new Intel Iris Plus graphics for stunning entertainment and enable the best connectivity with Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt 3.

Vodafone 5G launch marks day one of new ownership
Posted on 1-Aug-2019 11:59 News, 5G

Vodafone today announced it will take its first step into New Zealand's 5G future and switch on a 5G network in December, starting in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown.

Ministers attend international security meeting
Posted on 30-Jul-2019 16:49 News, Security

Ministers Andrew Little and David Parker have started three days of international talks in London, focused on cyber and online threats, and border and international security issues.

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology Forecasts Cloud: Selects Unisys for Flexible Cloud Infrastructure
Posted on 26-Jul-2019 15:00 News, SaaS

Under AUD 16.48 million contract, Unisys will design and manage a new flexible and resilient cloud infrastructure to support a range of products and services to support informed decision-making by governments, emergency services, industry and the community.

Apple to acquire the majority of Intel smartphone modem business
Posted on 26-Jul-2019 10:03 News, Mobile

Approximately 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases on a transaction valued at US$ 1 billion.

New Zealand tech sector growing at a fast rate
Posted on 25-Jul-2019 07:24 News, Computing

NZTech's 10th annual meeting in Auckland today will emphasise just how staggeringly fast the sector is growing.

Huawei's scholarship programme showcases international business to Kiwi undergrads
Posted on 22-Jul-2019 17:53 News, Education

Huawei NZ recognises the 2019 graduates of their sixth-annual Seeds for the Future scholarship, after sending 20 keen Kiwi IT undergraduate students to China on a two-week experience programme.

Spark Sport launches across a range of new devices
Posted on 22-Jul-2019 13:19 News, DVB and HD

Spark Sport is now available on Panasonic Smart TVs (models 2017 and newer), Sony Android TVs (models 2017 and newer), Freeview A2 Recorders and Freeview Smart VU Streaming Devices, in addition to the previously released versions for web, iOS and Android devices, Samsung Smart TVs (models 2017 and newer), Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD and Google Chromecast.

Dunedin selects Telensa to deliver smart street lighting for 15,000 LEDs
Posted on 18-Jul-2019 10:21 News, Web media

A wireless control system is being added to Dunedin's LED street lighting network in New Zealand.

Sprint announces a connected wallet card with built-in IoT support
Posted on 18-Jul-2019 08:36 News, Security

Sprint introduces the world's first connected, secured payment card, enabled by its Curiosity IoT for connectivity, remote device management and data intelligence.

Educational tool developed at Otago makes international launch
Posted on 17-Jul-2019 21:57 News, SaaS

SimPHARM is being officially launched at an American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) event in Chicago this week.

Symantec introduces cloud access security solution
Posted on 17-Jul-2019 21:48 News, Security

New solution enforces consistent security and data protection policies across web, cloud, and email.

New Zealand government unveils new digital service to make business easier
Posted on 16-Jul-2019 17:35 News, SaaS

A new digital platform aims to make it easier for small businesses to access services from multiple government agencies, leaving them more time to focus on their own priorities.

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted on 13-Jul-2019 06:00 News, Computing

For the first time ever, physicists have managed to take a photo of a strong form of quantum entanglement called Bell entanglement – capturing visual evidence of an elusive phenomenon which Albert Einstein once called "spooky action at a distance".

Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted on 12-Jul-2019 21:34 News, Security

Organised by the University's CROW lab, the annual event sees teams and individuals from around the country compete in a series of tasks, from hacking devices to solving security puzzles and defending servers.

OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted on 12-Jul-2019 21:28 News, Android

Announced late last month, at the same time as the OPPO Reno 10x, the OPPO Reno Z, offers kiwis luxury for less, through a number of innovative features. The new device elevates photography and mobile entertainment capabilities, exceeding expectations of smartphones in its price bracket.


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