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Westpac NZ works with Aider to better serve SMEs

Bringing human-centric AI and digital assistance to the SME banking experience.

Auckland-based artificial intelligence software company, Aider, is working with Westpac NZ to provide conversational digital assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Measuring our digital nation's growth

A new domain plan to measure New Zealand’s ongoing evolution into a digital nation has been released by Stats NZ and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

Remote Irish island invites New Zealanders to connect

A remote island in the Atlantic Ocean is inviting Japanese people to connect, do business, and even consider relocating, after having high-speed broadband installed for the very first time.

NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack - FintechNZ

New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.

Tech gets good at Techweek Wellington

A hackathon to help refugees settle in New Zealand and a discussion around how gaming can have a positive effect on children’s wellbeing are just two of the events on offer at next week’s Techweek Wellington, running from 20 - 26 May.

NPDC's hi-tech Puke Ariki gets its own VR room

NPDC’s Puke Ariki has become the first library in New Zealand to have a dedicated Virtual Reality room for use by schools, disability and community groups.

Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa takes retro tech lovers back to the future

Remember waiting for internet dial-up, checking your Hotmail at the library, pulling out a floppy disk? Remember the big bootied iMac, the portable Powerbook 150 or the Apple Classic II?

Reminisce during Techweek 2019 with "Zeros and Ones" at National Library.

$7.7m boost to NZ immersive gaming sector - University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury aims to craft the future of immersive gaming in New Zealand by assembling an international team of experts, thanks to a Government funding boost of over $3 million and University funding of $4.5 million.

New NZ companies have adequate cyber protection - FintechNZ

Barely six percent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection which means they are not prepared for cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.

NZ's first adopter of Datacom's new council software Datascape - Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is the first New Zealand council to go live with Datacom’s new smart council and community cloud-based solution, Datascape.