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Students raise the investment stakes in trading challenge
For the first time, teams were allowed to trade on cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Cardano, and Ethereum as well as more traditional investments.
University of Auckland signs deal with Dropbox to drive collaborative research
"Dropbox meets our security needs while also providing our researchers with enhanced levels of governance and control over their data."
Phone ringing? This biohack wants you to bite down and ChewIt
So your phone’s ringing, but instead of swiping right or pushing a Bluetooth button you bite down on a tiny piece of tech that sits in your mouth.
Auckland Uni selects Rimini Street to update payroll systems
The University of Auckland has onboarded Rimini Street to upgrade its HR software in order to comply with this year’s changes to payday filing.
Homegrown stress relief app to be launched next year
Researchers at the University of Auckland and an Auckland-based creative agency are working together to create a ‘world first’ app that they believe will help with stress relief.
Twitter bots create a third of the world's misinformation
Lies, fake news and misinformation – this is the age of the internet, and Twitter bots are largely responsible for perpetrating it.
'Tech supported by people' paradigm the way forward
University of Auckland Business School Professor Ilan Oshri says that businesses need to shift from a model of ‘people supported by technology’ to one that is ‘technology supported by people’.
Soul Machines on a hot streak as more firms invest
Auckland-based hi-tech firm Soul Machines now has an extra US$2 million (NZ$3.07 million) windfall from one of its own parent companies, as part of a US$15 million funding drive.
The NZ Open Source Awards winners announced!
The winners of the 2018 New Zealand Open Source Awards were announced at a sold-out gala dinner held at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington on Tuesday, October 23.
Auckland Uni celebrates 40 entrepreneurs under 40
The University of Auckland’s annual 40 Under 40 list recognises some of the most outstanding graduates
All aboard the blockchain train: Academic says NZ needs to catch up fast
Cryptocurrencies are here to stay, but New Zealand is not as innovative and agile as we like to think.
Isolation no excuse: NZ must change its risk management approach to survive the future
“What works best are collaborative approaches across supply chains, businesses and public-private partnership. NZ seems to have a long way to go."
Auckland ICT Grad School shines light on Kiwi tech skills
Interview: Gill Dobbie speaks about the Auckland ICT Grad School and how it's a platform for firms to find the ‘right-fit’ talented IT grads.
Kiwi students continue to receive unwanted sexual material via mobile phone and the internet
“Strategies are needed to keep children and young people sexually safe.”
The University of Auckland to launch revolutionary ICT law centre
"Information and communications technologies are becoming more and more a part of the everyday life of New Zealanders."