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  • Data literacy now a key workforce skill, says Qlik CEO

    Data literacy, according to Mike Capone, CEO of analytics software company Qlik, is to the information age what traditional literacy — reading and writing — was to the industrial age: a skill essential to anyone wanting to fully participate in the workforce, and one required by all organisations for every facet of their operations.

  • Endace expands partner progam with dedicate lab

    Auckland-based network monitoring company Endace has expanded its Fusion partner program with the opening of a dedicated partner testing lab, in Austin Texas, and the addition of more staff.

  • 3D print luminary lured from Lund to Auckland Uni

    Leading 3D print researcher Olaf Diegel will join the Faculty of Engineering at Auckland University under a $10m joint government and Auckland University project to foster 3D printing startups.

  • Walmart signs Microsoft cloud deal

    US retail giant Walmart says it has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence technology, in a sign of major rivals of Amazon.com coming together.

  • IBM backs new stablecoin

    IBM is backing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, in a partnership with U.S.-based financial services provider Stronghold that adds stability to a sector known for its volatility, the companies said.

  • Extreme facing challenges, girds for future networking battles

    Extreme is still grappling with how to best integrate, use and effectively sell the technologies it has acquired from Avaya and Brocade in the past year as well as incorporate and develop its own products to do battle in the cloud, mobile and edge computing environments of the future. Remember too that Extreme bought wireless player Zebra Technologies in 2016 for $55 million.

  • Chorus UFB connections surge

    Chorus has reported a 45 per cent increase in the number of fibre broadband connections in the three months to 30 June, taking the total to 433,000, exceeding the number of ADSL connections for the first time.