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New Zealand companies 'need to embrace cloud-based solutions'

More than 70% of Fortune 500 companies run critical applications on mainframes, despite the significant business and IT challenges that they present, based on new research by Accenture.

AFP launches a website combating disinformation in Hungary

Agence France-Presse, a global leader in digital investigation, has partnered with local media company and researchers to launch a website on Wednesday combatting disinformation in Hungary.

The site, lakmusz.hu, is the first of its kind in Hungary.

Cybercriminals adopt con-artist tactics to trick unsuspecting Kiwis

Cybercriminals are stepping up their game in New Zealand with a combination of cybercrime strategies and telephone tactics straight out of the con-artists playbook.

Investment into digital infrastructure means Vodafone customers are 'better connected at holiday hotspots'

With Kiwis set to escape to holiday hotspots as Covid restrictions start to ease and the Auckland border comes down, Vodafone customers can keep in touch with friends, whānau or work around the country as the company has added extra capacity into its mobile network in Aotearoa.

'Record number of data leak sites detected in 2021'

Falling victim to a ransomware attack is one of the worst things that can happen to a company from a cybersecurity standpoint. No other attack damages the organizations’ reputation, finances, and operational activities like ransomware.

Soul Machines and Microsoft advance 'AI delivering emotional connections'

Soul Machines and Microsoft have signed a five-year agreement aimed at transforming the way we interact with computers.

'Positive move for government to help the NZ tech sector'

NZTech is pleased the government has responded to the critical digital skills shortage that is impacting the entire economy.

Roadmap launched to grow NZ's robotics industry

With robotics and automation set to replace 46 percent of day jobs by 2040, a new national strategy has been launched to grow the New Zealand sector that currently employs around 3200 people and generates $1 billion in annual revenue.

Thinxtra and Tether team to create IoT solution to tackle Covid-19 risk

Thinxtra has announced it has expanded its partnership with New Zealand-based technology company, Tether, in the indoor air quality (IAQ) space to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to manage the risk of COVID-19 and other harmful contaminants in public venues.

Cyber attacks increase in NZ, businesses underprepared

With the number of recorded cyber security attacks and incidents across the country climbing 15 per cent over the last year, a leading global cyber security commentator is urging Kiwi businesses and organisations to better understand their cyber security risks, many of which need urgent review du