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NZ needs fintech to tackle big 2020 problems
New Zealand is lagging behind and I wonder if this has an impact on the way we think about tech, especially fintech."
NZ drives global initiative to quell acts of terror
Christchurch Call is making progress, displaying a commitment by tech companies and governments to address acts of terror, according to a statement by InternetNZ.
What will NZ's workplace of the future look like? We've got the trends.
“When we look back over the last 20 years, a dominant feature is the accelerating pace of change. Looking ahead, change will remain constant, but it will occur through an ethical lens."
Is the government putting Kiwi SMEs on struggle street?
"So long as Jacinda Ardern remains prime minister, SMEs can only expect business conditions to get tougher."
Govt announces Business Connect platform for SMBs
The $7.1 million platform will be called Business Connect, with the aim of integrating multiple services throughout one digital platform.
NZ needs to tackle predicted Libra onslaught - BlockchainNZ
“The disruptive effects of Libra could arrive in New Zealand as early as next year."
Spark, Vodafone, and 2degrees team up for Christchurch
Chief executives from New Zealand’s largest internet providers have jumped on board with the Christchurch Call to Action.
Microsoft offers Government free digital skills training
Upwards of 60 workshops will be offered, aimed at giving staff a vital grounding in cloud technologies, artificial intelligence and other skills.
Creative HQ & Beca to create innovation opportunities
Creative HQ will work with Asia-Pacific based professional consultancy firm Beca on a partnership that will bring Beca’s services closer to A/NZ innovators.
Small Business Council sharpens focus on future disruption
“We’ve taken a bird’s-eye look at the current landscape and the issues small businesses are facing," says Small Business Council chair Tenby Powell.
How big data can solve big societal problems
"It is a digital government that can help solve some of society’s most pressing problems."
PM commends Pacific leaders' commitment to region's security challenges
"Modern-day regional security challenges include climate change, cybercrime, and transnational crime,” says PM Jacinda Ardern.
Exclusive: The opportunities and challenges for Kiwi tech companies
"Many Kiwi companies start in NZ but innovate for the global market, this comes with a big set of challenges."
Top tech entrepreneur to be awarded Kea World Class NZ Award
There's often resistance from Asian businesses because they don’t know about New Zealand’s tech ingenuity – something Mitchell Pham finds frustrating.
Innovation, business expansion, tech talent - Reflections from Techweek’18
Techweek’18 not only celebrated innovation, it also offered networking opportunities and practical advice for New Zealand tech businesses.
Jacinda Ardern set to make ‘world-first’ event appearance as a hologram
The PM is set to attend the opening of Techweek as a hologram on Monday.
Singapore & UK Governments commit to building cybersecurity capacity for Commonwealth
Singapore and the United Kingdom have taken their commitment to cybersecurity cooperation and teamwork to a new level this week.
Weta Workshop opens new mixed reality facility called Weta Gameshop
Weta Workshop has officially opened its newest facility, Weta Gameshop, thought to be the world’s first specialist mixed reality development studio.
Jacinda Ardern a great example for tech industry, says Tech Women NZ exec
Mistry previously worked for the Manukau Institute of Technology, Wang and Apple and has her own company CreateOps.
Call for NZ Govt to establish Institute for Small Business
"An entity focused on delivering value to SMBs would be charged with developing well-researched policy advice aimed at enhancing the ecosystem."
Surge in support for Labour party from small businesses
‘Jacindamaina’ has seen a dramatic rise in support for Labour, according to the latest research by accounting software provider MYOB.
Labour Party to make SMBs a priority
Labour MP Jacinda Ardern talks business with integration and EDI specialists Flow Software.
Labour pauses on DVD import proposals
Labour MP Jacinda Ardern speaks at parliament to confirm the party’s stance on the ban of parallel importing films, offering a slight alternative to current plans.