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Chorus awards funding to the University of Auckland to evaluate Clearhead

Chorus has awarded funding to researchers at the University of Auckland to evaluate an online platform providing mental health support for New Zealanders.

Govt has critical role in funding biotechnology research - Dr Zahra Champion

Government has a critical role in funding biotechnology research for the benefit of all Kiwis, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says.

New Zealand needs a national strategy for AI - NZTech CEO

New Zealand has an opportunity to create AI that not only solves big problems at home, but that can also be seen as technology that is good for the world, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

Data breaches enabling blackmail, extortion and intellectual property theft - expert

Data breaches and cyberattacks are no longer just an online issue as, increasingly, sinister players use personal information to gain leverage over individuals and organisations online and offline.

Female fintech leaders 'critical to a thriving NZ economy'

Over the past few years, a strong financial technology ecosystem has evolved in New Zealand with hundreds of new fintech companies.

Fintech has also emerged as a high-tech sector where women are taking management positions, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.

AI a key driver in health, wellbeing and the Kiwi economy - NZTech

The covid pandemic has shown all New Zealanders just how important AI is to health, wellbeing and the economy but there is a long way to go, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

This will be central to discussions at the Aotearoa AI summit in Auckland on May 12, he says.

NZ Government accelerates move to SaaS with TechnologyOne

TechnologyOne and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have announced a new procurement framework which will pave the way for 23 NZ government agencies to transition to modern and secure Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environments.

University of Waikato installs the world’s most advanced AI System

New Zealand’s most powerful supercomputer for artificial intelligence applications has been installed at the University of Waikato as part of its commitment positioning New Zealand as a world leader in AI research and development.

App technology sets 'new benchmark' for commercial cleaning standards

The increased spotlight on hygiene and cleaning standards has led to a Hawke’s Bay based commercial cleaning business launching a world-first cleaning app.

Web filter system for extremist content online needs 'proper development process'

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa has told a parliamentary select committee it supports a bill giving effect to the Government’s Christchurch Call commitment (a commitment by several governments and technology companies to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist conten