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New Zealanders' concern over online misinformation growing
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Growing concern over misleading online information grips 65% of New Zealanders, with women and the elderly expressing the greatest worries.
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Concern grows over children's online safety in Aotearoa
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73% of New Zealanders, particularly women and adults aged 30-49, express high concern about children accessing inappropriate content online.
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Schneider Electric launches Alliance SI Energize Program in Australasia
2 days ago
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Schneider Electric launches the unique Alliance SI Energize Program in Australia and New Zealand to equip system integrators with tools and expertise for business expansion into industrial technology and sustainability.
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Over half of New Zealand's internet workforce want more remote work
3 days ago
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Over half of New Zealand's internet-capable workforce want to increase remote working, according to InternetNZ's latest findings; however, employer restrictions remain a significant barrier.
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InternetNZ research highlights Kiwis' concerns about online world
3 days ago
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InternetNZ's upcoming research, unveiling NZ's attitudes to the online world and AI, also highlights increasing concerns about cyberbullying and online harm.
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Why Kiwi channel partners choose Dynamic Supplies for distribution
4 days ago
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Dynamic Supplies NZ diversifies its IT distribution strategy beyond printing, partnering with brands like Maxhub and EcoXGear, affirming its status as a key distribution partner in the Kiwi channel.
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Trend Micro & AWS partner for largest cybersecurity roadshow in 2024
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Trend Micro announced its 2024 Risk to Resilience World Tour, touted as the world's largest cybersecurity roadshow, backed by Amazon Web Services. The tour will leverage AI-enabled solutions for businesses in seven major Australasian cities.
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The departure of Sparks cybersecurity leader Josh Bahlman
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Josh Bahlman, esteemed leader of Spark New Zealand's Cyber Defence and Technology Architecture teams, has resigned after a significant ten-year tenure.
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Fidelity Life names Angela Henderson as new CIO in progressive move
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Fidelity Life hires Angela Henderson, a reputed industry veteran, as their new CIO. The move marks a progressive step for women in the usually male-centric sector.
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4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
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Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
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Exclusive: Why Elastic continues to see positive momentum
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Gavin Jones, Area VP for ANZ at Elastic, the leading search analytics firm, shares insights on its strategic direction and technological advancements.
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Orro secures Liquid IT in first overseas expansion
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Australian digital infrastructure provider Orro makes its first international move by acquiring New Zealand-based Liquid IT.
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Netsafe launches online safety programme for seniors in New Zealand
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Netsafe, a charitable organisation in New Zealand, has launched 'Get Set Up for Safety', a nationwide initiative to equip senior citizens with skills to combat online threats such as fraud and scams.
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Visa's AI averts fraud worth $273m in New Zealand banks
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payment gateways
Visa uses AI to help New Zealand financial institutions prevent $273m in fraud, marking a three-fold increase from 2021 and highlighting the pivotal role of AI in financial security.
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Chorus announces major growth of New Zealand's fibre network
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Chorus unveils plans to expand New Zealand's fibre network, bringing high-speed internet to an additional 10,000 businesses and homes across 59 communities nationwide.
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Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
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DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
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Wiise partners with Endeavour & Thyme to bolster NZ market
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Cloud ERP platform Wiise partners with New Zealand tech providers Endeavour and Thyme Technologies, aiming to streamline the operations of NZ's SMBs.
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Hourua partners with TCCA improving NZ emergency communications
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NZ's Hourua, a joint venture by Spark and One NZ, partners with global group TCCA to enhance emergency services' communications through robust multi-network cellular solutions.
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MEGA selects SugarCRM to optimise sales & enhance user conversions
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New Zealand's cloud storage firm MEGA partners with SugarCRM to boost its sales automation, aiming to optimise user conversions from free to paid services.
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Rob Phillpot appointed strategic advisor at HammerTech
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Rob Phillpot, co-founder of construction software giant Aconex, joins Melbourne-based firm HammerTech as strategic advisor, boosting the company's global expansion plans into an industry ripe for technological investment.
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Innovation, AI and Australia and New Zealand’s digital future
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Australasian businesses showcase resilience and innovation amid global challenges, bolstered by Oracle's AI-driven digital solutions and extensive cloud-infrastructure investments.
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Trade Me sees 20% campaign performance improvement using new tools
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New Zealand's largest online auction site, Trade Me, has improved campaign performance by 20% using AI predictive models and tools to optimise personalisation.
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Unison Networks launches digital electricity safety programme for kids
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New Zealand's Unison Networks launches a free, interactive online safety course aimed at teaching school children about the precautions needed when dealing with electricity.
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Prospa offers interest-free loans to New Zealand SMEs for EOFY
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Prospa, a fintech firm, unveils special EOFY offer providing business loans with no interest or repayments for four weeks, aimed at offering much-needed relief to SMEs facing ongoing supply chain and labour cost issues.