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Tech company Unisys accepts CIO 100 award

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, 23 August 2019 - On August 21 (US time), Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) Vice President and Chief Information Officer Upinder Phanda accepted the company’s second consecutive CIO 100 award, recognising the value of Unisys’ secure digital transformation.

Independent review finds Domain Name Commission performing well

The Domain Name Commission had its first regulatory review, undertaken in 2018-2019 by an independent reviewer David Pickens, published today. The review finds that "there is much for current and past DNCL staff to be proud of".

What a difference a decade makes in earthquake engineering

It’s a brutal way to learn but if there is any good to come out of the earthquakes that devastated parts of New Zealand over the last decade, a lot more is now known about the ground beneath our feet.

E-scooters to hit Hamilton streets this Friday

E-scooters for hire will arrive in Hamilton this Friday (23 August) as part of a six-month trial approved by Hamilton City Council at the Growth and Infrastructure Committee Meeting on 18 June 2019.

Announcing New Zealand's first Kubernetes Certified Service Provider

Locally owned and operated Catalyst Cloud has become the first and only Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP) in New Zealand, with certification from the prestigious Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

China’s surveillance app - ShareAmerica

By Leigh Hartman 

(State Dept./D. Thompson)

In most of the world, smartphone apps provide directions, play music and connect friends on social media. In China, apps also are a tool the state uses to control civilians.

Otago Polytechnic Engineering students to help Vanuatu community

A group of Otago Polytechnic Engineering students and staff are preparing to get stuck into a range of infrastructure projects on a remote Vanuatu island next month.

Interactive media a game changer for digital economy

A new report has found interactive media is a $143 million industry and is one of the fastest growing parts of New Zealand’s digital economy.

Accenture to acquire Analytics8, Australian analytics and data specialists

SYDNEY, WELLINGTON; Aug. 15, 2019 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specialises in data management, reporting and visualisation, data science and analytics services.

AUT research shows emotional impact of digital detox

New research from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) shows tourists who travel technology-free can suffer withdrawal symptoms akin to giving up smoking or drinking.