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Porirua libraries help forge connection - Council

With the social isolation caused by Covid-19, libraries have more than ever become a hub for people to connect - with each other and, through technology, with the wider world.

Waikato DHB cyber-attack not surprising - FintechNZ

FintechNZ says the cyber-attack on the Waikato District Health Board is not surprising considering only six percent of Kiwi companies have adequate protection.

Artificial intelligence vs humans, the customer experience debate - NZME / AMBIT

As a growing number of businesses venture into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support their customer engagement ambitions, so grows the debate - can machine learning deliver better personalised content than a team of curators or marketers, can a chatbot provide a better customer exp

Waikato DHB attack 'just the beginning of handsfree cybercrime tsunami'

The relatively low risks associated with online crime and the rise of international cybercrime syndicates mean that New Zealanders must brace for more attacks such as that carried out on the Waikato District Health Board.

Community Insights Lab makes data more accessible - TECT

Data. It can make eyes glaze over, mouths yawn, and minds go into a spin.

But a new initiative is helping the social sector realise just how powerful a tool it can be in opening up a world of insight and opportunities.

Kiwi Paralympian Holly Robinson in official Paralympics video game

Dunedin-based Kiwi Paralympian Holly Robinson may not have won gold in Tokyo yet, but she’s set to be immortalised as a character in the official video game of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, ‘The Pegasus Dream Tour’.

'Poor sales practices, hidden costs and unclear information affecting telco consumers'

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s (TIO) latest systemic investigation report reveals the problems with telco sales practices that can lead to consumers signing up for products or services they don’t understand or need.

Smart mobile workflow app delivers 'major efficiency gains' with real-time analytics

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is experiencing improved safety, situational awareness and enhanced productivity for its frontline workers and the heavy vehicle industry thanks to a mobile application partnership with Motorola Solutions (NY:MSI).

Once again: Why police need body cams - Sensible Sentencing Trust

Sensible Sentencing Trust is once again calling for the government to introduce bodycams for all frontline officers with yet another short clip of an arrest bringing accusations of police brutality.

'Research shows trust needed in digital tech'

New Zealanders are worried about bias in automated decision-making, according to research conducted by Massey University research group Toi Āria: Design for Public Good.