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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.

Kiwi workers still falling victim to old cyber tricks

Few people these days fall for unsolicited emails from Nigerian princes offering juicy commission to transfer funds from a multimillion-dollar inheritance.

Dunedin airport launches first body imaging screening in NZ

Dunedin Airport will lead the country’s aviation security screening for domestic services from today, with the launch of advanced imaging technology - commonly known as body scanners - as part of the opening of stage one of its terminal expansion project.

New platform boosts productivity in the wine industry

drinkfo.com has been specifically designed for wine businesses to save time and money, supercharging the wine trade in the technology era.