Putting the data horse ahead of the technology cart
Is New Zealand overly focused on technology rather than data? Microsoft's National Technology Officer raises the question.
Digital humans to provide better healthcare services in NZ
Soul Machines' AI technology aims to revolutionize healthcare in New Zealand as government invests NZD$5.1 million in three research projects.
Ministry will no longer accept equipment from Chinese firm Hikvision
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) says it will no longer accept equipment from a major Chinese surveillance camera maker.
It's Fraud Awareness Week: How you can steer clear of scams and fraud
Netsafe reports 86% rise in identity fraud and 37% increase in investment fraud in New Zealand, sparking concern over online safety.
MBIE announces launch of new digital identity numbers for NZ businesses
MBIE says Organisation Parts enable New Zealand organisations to digitise their businesses and compete in the changing digital economy.
NZ's international tech reputation on the rise
New Zealand's tech sector is attracting international attention, with South Korea's SK Group visiting to explore collaboration opportunities.
Home-based telcos causing most headaches for Kiwis
The New Zealand Consumer Survey reveals home-based telecoms has the highest incidence of problems, says TCF CEO.
NZ’s early stage tech companies bolstered by rising investments - report
Technology Investment Network (TIN) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have launched their third annual investor report.
Govt launches programme to attract innovation to NZ
Zephyr Airworks credited Innovative Partnerships as part of the reason it is testing its revolutionary air taxi technology in New Zealand.
Maori entrepreneurship thriving in Waikato and Coromandel regions
Waikato region sees growth in Māori business enterprise, says Waikato Innovation Park advisor. Māori businesses seeking support has increased to 16 percent.
Christchurch entrepreneur accelerates with Kokiri
Logan Williams has been selected to take part in the startup accelerator programme to help turn his ideas into an innovative business.
Kiwi VR market set to be worth $320m, employment to double
Globally, AR is predicted to be the fastest growth segment in the world with forecast global revenues of US$83 billion.
The tech talent drought: Cloud engineers & agile project managers in demand
IT professionals in high demand as number of applicants for roles declines, according to Hays Quarterly Report. @HaysNews #ITjobs.
MBIE ditches government contract with Fuji Xerox
Fuji Xerox New Zealand suspended from one All-of-Government contract and terminated from another by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.
Northland Inc’s Orchard innovation hub recognised at MBIE Awards
The event space has delivered a heartbeat and a pulse for innovation and entrepreneurship in the region.
NZ SMEs need to keep up in the eCommerce retail race - Spark
61% of New Zealand SMEs are using websites to sell products/services. However, 40% are still not online. Will they be able to compete with Amazon?.
IT company headquartered in rural Paeroa offers developers a different lifestyle
Small-town living in the town made famous by L&P has proven to be a drawcard for IT talent.
NZ tech sector seeing strong growth and investments – MBIE report
NZ’s rank at first in the world for ease of doing business by the World Bank Group is a huge drawcard for investors.
Govt puts spotlight on tech sector investment
The New Zealand Government has launched an investment guide to attract more investment in the country's technology sector.
Roboshops: Unlocking curious minds in NZ
Falloon and Kanji will be using the money from MBIE to run ‘Roboshops’ in schools around the country.
NZ Govt websites failing to reach readability goals
New Zealand Government websites are failing to meet readability goals, with only two out of four agencies achieving an acceptable score, according to a report by VisibleThread.
Govt announce intellectual property regime
The British government launches study on creative sector's interaction with copyright and designs in a changing technological landscape.
Spark, Vodafone and 2Degrees announce merger
New Zealand's infrastructure investors to merge into 'Spark2Fon' WHERE id = ending industry disputes, says Telecom Minister. Prices expected to drop. #satire.
Auckland employers need to get the records in order
MBIE to audit Auckland employers failing to meet staff requirements, with complaints and enquiries given priority.