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AI needs great minds to think alike - expert

A high-profile authority on human-centred AI is now confirmed as the keynote speaker for AI Day 2019.

Dave Heiner, Strategic Policy Advisor at Microsoft, will appear at New Zealand’s premier AI event, to be held at Auckland’s ASB Waterfront Theatre on 27-28 March.

Facial recognition technology to help problem gamblers in Gisborne

New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) has installed facial recognition technology at all six of its Gisborne gaming venues to help problem gamblers who have excluded themselves, says NZCT Chief Executive Mike Knell.

Precision bee keeping launches in New Zealand

Helping New Zealand’s commercial bee keepers get more out of their hives is the goal of a new start up that marries together the best of the tech world with solid, Kiwi knowhow.

English-language test now delivered by computer in Auckland

Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) at Massey University is now offering English-language tests on computers at the Auckland campus.

SaaS implementation saves Victoria University millions

Victoria University is set to transform its student experience by implementing a new student system for its vocational education (TAFE) division, VU Polytechnic.

Espionage Group Whitefly has Singapore in its sights - Symantec

Symantec can now reveal the perpetrators of last’s years cyber attack on Singapore’s largest public health organisation, SingHealth.

MobileTECH 2019: The Growing Agritech Sector

The agritech sector has been buzzing since a large Australian event was held last month. In Melbourne, AgriFutures Australia hosted EvokeAG, an event designed to bring together the agritech community.

Connecting former refugees with IT in Stokes Valley, 6-7 April

Stokes Valley will host the first ever Techfugees NZ Hackathon at the Koraunui Community Hub on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April.

Unisys announces availability of Unisys Stealth 4.0

Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the forthcoming availability of the latest version of its award-winning Unisys Stealth security software suite, the industry’s first product with dynamic isolation capabilities to quickly isolate devices or users at the first sign of compromise.

Privacy accountability improving but more needed - GPEN survey

Nearly 75 percent of organisations contacted in an international data protection survey had people and processes in place to respond appropriately to a data breach. This was one of the significant findings of the 2018 Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) Sweep.