Chorus chair Patrick Strange has warned the Commerce Commission that over-regulation of the UFB network could scare off much needed foreign investment in New Zealand infrastructure.
Stories by Stuart Corner
A report from PwC New Zealand and the Angel Association of New Zealand shows IT startups scoring 72 percent of overseas investment in New Zealand startups since 2006.
The New Zealand AI Forum is calling for the nation’s agriculture sector to urgently embrace artificial intelligence, particularly when it comes to data throughout the food value chain.
Auckland based business communications company 2talk is offering Microsoft Teams Direct Routing service, enabling Microsoft Office 365 users with Microsoft E3 + Microsoft Phone System licensing or Microsoft E5 licensing to link their Business phone numbers to Microsoft Teams and make and receive calls from the PSTN.
A survey of the performance of New Zealand’s three mobile networks based on millions of real-world data points gleaned from mobile phones has rated 2Degrees as the best performer.
Dunedin-based Iris Data Science is aiming to develop what it says will be the world’s first sheep facial recognition software, eliminating the need for electronic identification or ear tagging.
The University of Waikato has launched the Technology in Legal Education for New Zealand (TeLENZ) project to equip future lawyers with the skills to handle the changes technology is creating in legal practice, saying the law is being transformed by technologies such as cyber security and AI.
The New Zealand AI Forum has released a report into the use of AI by the health sector, saying it could contribute more than $700 million of value and savings annually by 2026, and $1.6 billion to $3.6 billion by 2035.
Symantec’s consumer cyber safety brand Norton LifeLock has introduced into New Zealand the latest version of its protection for consumers’ connected devices and online information, New Norton 360.
The Commerce Commission has obtained a court order to protect the confidentiality of information contained on computer equipment stolen from one of its external providers.
NZ Stock Exchange listed road transport technology company EROAD (NZX: ERD) is looking at listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2020.
New Zealand’s minister for statistics, James Shaw, has released a draft Algorithm Charter on government use of algorithms and initiated a public consultation on the issue.
New Zealand startup IMAGR, developer of an intelligent shopping trolley that is able to identify every item placed into it, has scored an international distribution deal from Japan’s H2O Retailing Corporation and says it expects international rollout to start from May 2020.
Last month a press release from Wellington-based Bitharp announced it had introduced two high performance crypto-currency mining rigs — but there appears to be no such company.
Shoppers at the soon-to-be-opened Noel Leeming store at Westfield Newmarket will be greeted by Nola, a digital human from Auckland company FaceMe who will help shoppers navigate the store and answer questions.