Seventy nine percent of New Zealanders are concerned about the protection of their identity and use of personal data by organisations, according to a survey commissioned by Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ), a member of the NZ Tech Alliance.
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Vocus has delivered a blistering attack on the Commerce Commission’s preliminary views on competition in the mobile market, issued on 16 May, branding it “disgraceful”.
NZX-listed investment company, Infratil has flagged plans to buy Vodafone, in partnership with an unspecified other party and has requested a trading halt.
Spark's a digital business mentor programme, Spark Lab, is offering what it describes as a free tool to help businesses assess their cyber-security readiness, and identify and remedy their cyber security weak spots.
NZTech – an umbrella organisation representing some 500 New Zealand technology organisations — has set up Digital Identity NZ, a group of organisations and government agencies, to "connect everyone in New Zealand that cares about digital identity."
The Domain Name Commission and the Department of Internal Affairs have agreed to co-operate to combat behaviours that would threaten a safe, secure and trusted .nz online environment.
New Zealand's Spark and the Emirates America's Cup team have opened an interactive 5G test lab in Auckland.
The Technology Investment Network — a private company established in 1999 to facilitate the growth of the NZ technology export sector — says New Zealand's top 200 technology companies earned combined revenues of $11.1 billion in 2018, up $1.1 billion from 2017, and boosted their profitability by 38.1 percent.
Research and Education Advanced Network NZ (REANNZ) has activated capacity on the new Hawaiki Cable saying it provides the first dedicated, high-speed connection to the US for New Zealand researchers, enabling them to be partners in world-leading research collaborations.
Daimler Financial Services, the financial and mobility services arm of German car maker Daimler, has taken an unspecified "strategic investment" in New Zealand company Soul Machines, which has produced a digital-created human face able to speak text with intonation and facial expressions.
A Labour Inspectorate operation targeting subcontractors rolling out Chorus' broadband network has found almost all of them to be breaching employment standards.
Clare Curran, minister of government digital services, has resigned over an undocumented meeting with a candidate for the government’s chief technology officer role, the recruitment of which is being managed by her department.
Inland Revenue says it has resolved problems with its GST processing system. It blamed the issue on a network load balancer at its telecommunications provider. The problem was fixed quickly by the telco, IR said.
IDC New Zealand has released its Security Heatmap summarising the ICT security issues facing New Zealand organisations, saying IT security is an organisational challenge as much as a technology challenge.
The Controller and Auditor General has called on the Government Chief Information Office (GCIO) to work with public sector organisations to produce a set of measures for its shared information and communications technology services and to use these to monitor and report on the effectiveness, efficiency and benefits of these services.