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  • Vista expects big dollars from Chinese joint venture

    NZX-listed Vista Group International (NZX: VGL), a developer of software for the global movie industry says it expects its foray into the Chinese market to generate cash in excess of $38m in its first year. The figure is almost 50 percent of the company’s current annual revenues.

    26 Aug. 16 14:08 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Intergen accepted into Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle

    Microsoft partner Intergen, a subsidiary of ASX-listed Empired, has been made a member of the Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle 2016, which it says is “an elite group of 60 of the most strategic Microsoft Dynamics partners from around 10,000 certified Dynamics partners across the globe.”

    26 Aug. 16 13:59 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Informatica CEO: 'Data security is an unsolved problem'

    Companies today are awash in data, but current tools and processes are not enabling them to keep it secure. That's according to Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy, whose says his company is embarking on a major push to go further into data security.

    26 Aug. 16 04:26 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • TeamTalk plunges into the red after ‘difficult year’

    NZX listed telco, TeamTalk (NZX: TTK) has reported an after tax loss of $1.3m for the year to 30 June, after turning in a $1.3m profit the previous year. Revenue was down 0.6 percent to $57.3m and EBITDA down four percent to $12.6m.

    25 Aug. 16 13:49 Written by Stuart Corner
  • TransPacific research network upgraded to 100Gbps

    Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN), REANNZ and the Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet) have upgraded the Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Optical Research Testbed (SXTransPORT) network linking Australia, New Zealand and the US from 40Gbps to 100Gbps to accommodate traffic growth driven by data-intensive science.

    25 Aug. 16 13:46 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Law Foundation stumps up $2m for research into IT challenges

    Independent charitable trust, the New Zealand Law Foundation, has set up a $2 million research fund to prepare New Zealand for the challenges of the information age by developing law and policy around IT, data, information and cyber-security.

    25 Aug. 16 13:45 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Passwords stolen from Mail.Ru were old, the company says

    A hack claims to have breached 25 million user accounts from forums belonging to Mail.Ru Group. But all of the stolen passwords are invalid, according to the Russian Internet company.

    25 Aug. 16 10:07 Written by Michael Kan
  • New GDDR6 memory could hit GPUs in 2018

    Virtual reality and gaming are changing the way PCs are built and driving the development of new types of memory for GPUs.

    25 Aug. 16 04:52 Written by Agam Shah
  • Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

    Small is beautiful, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in media files. Compressed images are considerably easier to transmit and store than uncompressed ones are, and now Google is using neural networks to beat JPEG at the compression game.

    25 Aug. 16 04:23 Written by Katherine Noyes
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