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NZers 'concerned about smart devices listening in on them'

New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveals that many New Zealanders hold strong privacy concerns about smart devices listening in on their conversations and organisations extracting personal information from their digital footprints, according to the 2019 Unisys Security Index.

Q+A: US will 'reassess' info sharing with NZ if Huawei allowed into 5G upgrade, diplomat says

America's top cyber diplomat says the United States will reassess how it shares information with New Zealand if Chinese company Huawei is allowed to upgrade mobile networks to 5G in this country.

Auckland trade and policy summit asks if we are ready for the new digital world

An accelerating avalanche of technological breakthroughs in areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics has already changed how we do things, so where does that leave the global workforce?

Otago Polytech student and graduate finalists in national design awards

Otago Poly student and graduate finalists in national design awards

An Otago Polytechnic School of Design student and a graduate have been named finalists in the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards 2019.

Kiwi software start-up Rocketspark turns 10

A bootstrapped Kiwi software start-up has succeeded where eight out of 10 IT start-ups fail, launching an international company from a student flat in Hamilton.

Pick up pace on genetic technologies - Federated Farmers

The steady progress AgResearch is making on field trials of environment-friendly GM ryegrass in the United States serves as a hurry up for New Zealand to get on with a mature national conversation about genetic modification, Federated Farmers says.

Data protection can't rely on 'guesswork and dumb luck' says tech boss

A quirky, interactive event aimed at businesses struggling to understand who their clients really are (or should be) will be an eyeopener for many, says Australasian business solutions company, Fusion5.

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.