The government's handling of its aborted appointment of Derek Handley as CTO is looking more embarrassing by the day as more revelations about the process become public.
Stories by Stuart Corner
The Hawaiki Cable connection Australia, New Zealand and the USA – which came into service only in July – has had a capacity upgrade.
Wellington-based project management tools company Psoda has applied machine vision AI to automate what it says is one of the most common frustrations with Agile project management: synchronising physical and digital kanban task boards.
Spark has become the first New Zealand mobile operator to add Cat-M1 capability to its LTE network to support IoT applications. It is available now in main centres and will be rolled out nationally in coming months.
Comparison service NZ Compare says its survey of New Zealand broadband users suggests over a third of Kiwis have been with their current broadband provider for over three years and could be paying up to $400 above current rates, because the price and quality of broadband connections have changed extensively.
CERT NZ has issued its latest quarterly threat report -- for the three months to 30 June -- showing over 700 cyber security incidents were reported, the largest volume ever in a single quarter.
India-based Uber rival Ola is to enter the New Zealand market, following recent debuts in Australia, the UK and China.
In the latest development in the long running debacle surrounding the government's attempts to appoint a chief technology officer, the head of NZTech has suggested the IT industry should create a CTO role, and find a suitable candidate, independent of the government.
Having just appointed Derek Handley as chief technology officer the government has decided to scrap his role and go back to square one.
IDC has proclaimed New Zealand to be leading the world in smart TV adoption, with 44 percent of households owning one, a take-up rate second only to Korea.
Australian infrastructure investment firm, Palisade Investment Partners, will take a "significant" ownership interest in the Hawaiki cable.
Intergen, a New Zealand subsidiary of ASX listed Empired, has been selected to deliver core components of a digital transformation programme for the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) under a five year contract that is expected to be worth $10m over the first two years. It also has the option for two, two-year extensions.
Silicon Valley private equity firm Accel-KKR has made an investment in Christchurch-based developer of visual data science software Seequent (formerly ARANZ Geo). Terms of the investment were not disclosed, but it has been reported that Seequent has sold 70 percent of its equity for around $100m.
Immigration New Zealand has tapped Spark subsidiary Qrious' marketing automation platform, Ubiquity, to develop a system to guide would-be migrants through the application process.
By applying predictive analytics and machine learning techniques to patient data and real-time data from operating theatres the University of Iowa Hospital in the US managed to reduce the incidence of wound infections acquired during surgery by 74 percent.