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Kiwis dont care enough about cybersecurity
New Zealanders are not adjusting their behaviours around cybersecurity fast enough.
UPDATED: Election 2020 - Which parties care about tech's role in New Zealand
Technology should be flying high when it comes to government investment and commitment from New Zealand's political parties. But is it?
NZ tech exports to reach $16 billion before 2030
"If we can provide the environment for entrepreneurs to build the next Xero or Rocket Lab, we will see thousands of new technology businesses established."
NZTech chief hopeful for greater diversity in tech sector
With the most diverse board ever, Muller has released a statement that highlights greater inclusion as the tech sector thrives in a pandemic-hit NZ.
COVID-19: Is technology New Zealand's silver bullet?
"The New Zealand technology sector continues to thrive and support the New Zealand economy during the global pandemic."
NZ tech sector helping Govt's COVID response
The tech sector is significantly supporting the government on its journey to embrace an enhanced digital future.
COVID-19 means New Zealand's tech sector is more important than ever - NZTech
"Almost overnight, born of necessity, the government, businesses and people gained first-hand experience of a more digital world."
NZTech: Govt Budget 2020 important for NZ’s tech ecosystem
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis appears to have 'dramatically lifted' the Government's understanding of how critical technology is for New Zealand, says NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller.
An expert’s perspective on COVID and fintech in NZ
FintechNZ general manager James Brown says that the virus could change the fintech landscape across industries.
Govt's digital trade deal good news for Kiwi business
Technology is the fastest growing sector in New Zealand and digital trade is especially important for the New Zealand economy."
Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
"With massive increases in scams and phishing, criminals are benefiting from Kiwis cyber ambivalence, stealing more than $3.8 million in the last quarter alone."
NZTech: More emphasis on digital skills needed in NZ schools
“Not just the tech sector, but all sectors of the economy will suffer, if schools don’t successfully introduce digital skills.”
Cybersecurity in New Zealand is not working, expert says
"Businesses and organisations must act to prevent future cyber hacks, which is now costing New Zealand vast sums annually."
Artificial intelligence to play crucial role in NZ way of life
"We need to consider AI in all sectors, including health, education, agriculture and banking. AI will be useful in almost every way of life in New Zealand."
Tech not a threat: NZ must embrace change
"New Zealand is not coping with enough tech change and the current tech changes are too slow and too few."
Govt support could turn NZ's game industry into billion-dollar boom
Grinding Gear Games’ hugely successful RPG Path of Exile has showcased the local gaming industry – last year Tencent purchased Grinding Gear Games for more than $100 million.
Kiwi entrepreneur Mitchell Pham honoured in Asia
Pham has been recognised for his work in establishing Augen’s subsidiary in Vietnam, alongside New Zealand business partner Peter Vile.
NZTech thrilled with New Zealand's rapidly growing tech sector
“It continues to be an exciting time to be involved in New Zealand's tech ecosystem."
NZ's international tech reputation on the rise
"The delegation was impressed with the companies and how well the New Zealand tech ecosystem collaborates together and with government."
Women in tech: ShadowTech event to create opportunity
Several high profile Kiwi tech firms will be giving young New Zealand female students the opportunity to be mentored at the upcoming ShadowTech Day events.
What IoT means for Kiwi businesses
“With a young ecosystem such as IoT, new products and services are developing quickly."
Is NZ’s tech industry starting to mature?
Technology is New Zealand’s fastest growing and third biggest industry.
The critical role of technology in NZ’s future
"The choices we make now will shape New Zealand’s future.”
NZ closing the gender gap but tech sector lags behind
“Until we start engaging men in the diversity conversation the weight of the problem will continue to fall unfairly on our female shoulders."