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Kiwi Earthquake Innovations Tested On One Of The World’s Largest Shake Tables

Mon, 4 Mar 2024 11:04:17 +1300 | Earthquake Commission

Real-life earthquake testing on three-storey buildings in one of the world’s biggest earthquake laboratories has delivered stunning results and endorsements for New Zealand engineering solutions. With the support of EQC Toka Tū Ake and a number of New Zealand ...More >>

The Legal And Ethical Implications Of Automated Pricing

Sat, 2 Mar 2024 14:12:38 +1300 | Hugh Grant

In the vast landscape of online commerce, where transactions happen at the speed of a click, pricing strategies are the heartbeat of competition. However, in recent years, a new player has entered the scene, one that operates not on human intuition ...More >>

World-First Daily Te Reo Māori App Launches

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:24:26 +1300 | Not Another Studio

Ōtautahi-based creative agency Not Another™ is releasing a world-first Slack app designed to help millions of Slack users worldwide learn Te Reo Māori. It is officially the world's first Slack application designed to help people learn an indigenous ...More >>

CC Approves Nearly $400m Investment To Strengthen Grid, With Transpower To Provide Timing Assurance On Cable Spend

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:17:53 +1300 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has approved Transpower’s proposed $392.9 million investment in the national grid, and is satisfied that the identified need to strengthen the electricity transmission system over the next decade is in the long term interests ...More >>

academyEX And Ministry Of Social Development’s Digital Passport Wins Global Innovation And Impact Award

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 18:12:54 +1300 | academyEX

academyEX and the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), has had an impressive win on the global stage at the World Summit Awards. In a remarkable achievement for New Zealand's Edtech sector, pioneering learning platform, Digital Passport, has been ...More >>

New Zealanders In Favour Of Introducing Greater Accountability Measures For Cybersecurity Breaches – Survey Says

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:31:33 +1300 | Anthem

The majority of New Zealanders think that the existing penalty for a cybersecurity breach is insufficient. A study [1] of more than 1000 New Zealanders has revealed opinions on the accountability of companies and organisations for cyber-attacks,More >>

Expanding The Traditional Credit File With Alternative Data

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 09:36:12 +1300 | Hugh Grant

In today’s economy, it is paramount that people of all backgrounds and financial situations are able to have an opportunity to achieve financial freedom. However, with a traditional consumer credit file, many people are unscorable or have a very ...More >>

Innovative Pilot Shows Virtual Power Plants Can Play An Important Role In Managing Winter Peaks

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 08:43:49 +1300 | Ara Ake

A collaborative pilot unlocking the potential of residential solar batteries contributing to the national grid during winter peak demand has concluded, marking a technical success with valuable insights gained. In May 2023, Ara Ake teamed up with solar-and-battery-as-a-service ...More >>

Navigating New Horizons: How Kiwi Businesses Are Transforming With Modern Tools

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 17:49:09 +1300 | Hugh Grant

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, keeping up with technological advancements isn't just an option; it's a necessity. For businesses in New Zealand, from sprawling agricultural fields to bustling urban centers, this rings especially true. Whether ...More >>

Boomi Celebrates Highest For Ability To Execute In The Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ For Integration Platform As A Service

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 10:53:26 +1300 | Boomi

  Global software as a service (SaaS) company is recognized as a Leader in iPaaS for tenth consecutive time Sydney, Australia – February 23, 2024 – Boomi TM, the intelligent integration and automation leader, today announced that Gartner ...More >>

On The Perils Of Joining AUKUS Pillar Two

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 10:25:00 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

The lure for New Zealand to join the AUKUS military alliance is that membership of only its “second pillar” will still (supposedly) give us access to state of the art military technologies. As top US official Kurt Campbell said during his visit ...More >>

Revolutionising Endometriosis Treatment: Kiwi Innovator Develops Life-Changing App

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 19:44:29 +1300 | Endo45

Taranaki, New Zealand – In an empowering move for those battling endometriosis across the globe, Juliet Oliver, a distinguished engineer and the 2021 Young Energy Professional of the Year, is set to launch Endo45, a pioneering app designed to offer ...More >>

GE Watchdog Decision Risks Compromising Protection Of The Environment And Health

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 19:26:07 +1300 | GE Free NZ

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has released its decision on “null segregants” (APP204173) defining them as "not genetically engineered organisms". In February, Plant and Food applied to the EPA to determine if “null segregants” ...More >>

Minister Attending Australian Data, Digital Meeting

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:53:28 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins KC Minister for Digitising Government Minister for Digitising Government Judith Collins is in Sydney to attend the first Data and Digital Ministers’ Meeting of 2024. “This is a great opportunity to connect with our Australian counterparts ...More >>

Bridging The Digital Gap For Families

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:01:49 +1300 | SociaLink

Families struggling to connect with the internet are being helped by a group of agencies keen to bridge the gap. Tu Mai Digital was set up after Covid lockdowns when it was realised that families with no internet access were falling behind in ...More >>

It’s Time To Hit Fast Forward: Spark Study Finds Uplift In Advanced Digital Technologies Could Boost Productivity

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:37:23 +1300 | Spark

Spark and the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) today launched a new study – Accelerating Aotearoa businesses one technology generation forward – to explore how Aotearoa’s well-documented productivity challenges can be addressed ...More >>

EPA Clarifies GMO Definition

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:44:53 +1300 | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has released a clarification that certain organisms, known as null segregants, are not considered genetically modified organisms under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996. Null segregants are descended ...More >>

AI's Impact On Environmental Reporting

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:03:27 +1300 | University of Auckland Business School

As the importance of sustainability in all areas of our lives continues to grow, researchers are investigating how artificial intelligence can contribute. AI-generated content raises concerns when it comes to the accuracy and integrity of sustainability ...More >>

Showcasing World-leading Kiwi Cleantech Innovation To Silicon Valley

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:00:23 +1300 | Callaghan Innovation

Twelve Kiwi ventures are a step closer to securing partnerships and a slice of around NZ$80 billion invested every year in cleantech startups after returning from Cleantech Trek USA. The globally ambitious Kiwi cleantech ventures connected with corporates ...More >>

Acer Launches New Swift Series Laptops Powered By AMD Ryzen 8040 Series Processors With Ryzen AI

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 08:48:51 +1300 | Acer

Acer announces new models of the Acer Swift Edge 16 and Acer Swift Go 14 laptops, blending AI power and innovative features in stylish thin and light devices: Latest Swift Edge 16 and Swift Go 14 laptops combine enhanced AI experiences, Microsoft ...More >>


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