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

Prestigious London School of Economics goes live with TechOne

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has implemented TechnologyOne’s enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, transforming its core financial processes ahead of the new academic year (2019/20).

'Cloud guru' Igor Portgual takes on new role at Catalyst Cloud

'Cloud guru' and open source champion Igor Portugal has taken on the new role of Chief Growth Officer at Catalyst Cloud.

Portugal will be leading a growth team committed to making true cloud computing more accessible to businesses in Aotearoa.

EFF says programmer's case is political, not criminal

San Francisco - A team from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has returned from a fact-finding mission in Quito for the case of Ola Bini-a globally renowned Swedish programmer who is facing tenuous computer-crime charges in Ecuador.

Human intelligence key to preparing for AI in Aotearoa - Royal Society

What could the growing use of artificial intelligence mean for Aotearoa and how can we ensure that all New Zealanders can prosper in an AI world?

These are questions Royal Society Te Apārangi introduces in a new summary report The Age of Artificial Intelligence in Aotearoa.

IoT data not trashed can become a hacker's treasure - research

While consumers are aware that data needs to be wiped from smart phones and computers before discarding, the proliferation of internet connected (IoT) devices poses new challenges and risks, as they too retain valuable data.