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  • Nvidia revenue hit by cryptocurrency drop

    Nvidia shares fell as much as 5 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after the chip maker said cryptocurrency-fueled demand had dried up and it forecast sales below Wall Street targets, overshadowing quarterly results that otherwise beat expectations.

    17 Aug. 18 11:14 Written by Reuters
  • Aussie aerial mapping company Nearmap moves into NZ

    Australian Securities Exchange listed aerial mapping company NearMap (ASX: NEA) has launched business operations in New Zealand, establishing dedicated sales, marketing and product resources saying it aims to accelerate the significant growth opportunity that exists in New Zealand.

    17 Aug. 18 08:43 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Endace partners with Gigamon to boost network analysis

    Auckland based network monitoring technology provider, Endace, has formed a partnership with US based network visibility and traffic monitoring technology vendor Gigamon that it says will dramatically improve visibility into network traffic for SecOps, NetOps and DevOps teams.

    17 Aug. 18 08:42 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Intel discloses three more chip flaws

    Intel has disclosed three more possible flaws in some of its microprocessors that can be exploited to gain access to certain data from computer memory.

    15 Aug. 18 09:08 Written by Reuters
  • What are microservices?

    The origin of the term 'microservices' may not be that easy to pin down, but over the past decade the approach to application development and management has reached near ubiquity in the enterprise, with everyone from Spotify to the BBC shifting from monolithic architectures to embrace microservices.

    15 Aug. 18 09:04 Written by Scott Carey
  • NZ gov’t hosts open data hackathon

    Two-day event sparks interest across public and private sectors - there is a waitlist for participants

    15 Aug. 18 07:42 Written by Divina Paredes
  • JB Hi-Fi thrives in Oz, dives in NZ

    Electronics and white goods retailer JB Hi-Fi is struggling to turn around its NZ operations, where it reported declines in revenue, profit and EBIT, in contrast to its thriving Australian operations

    13 Aug. 18 19:28 Written by Stuart Corner
  • GitHub looks beyond code to collaboration

    GitHub — the global service, recently acquired by Microsoft, that provides Git-based online source code repositories accessible by multiple developers — is widening its focus beyond code to offer support for the whole software development lifecycle, and for collaboration around any kind of data or document.

    13 Aug. 18 12:13 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Government cloud procurement goes digital

    Digital services minister Clare Curran has signalled the imminent launch of Marketplace, a new digital services to enable government agencies to procure goods and services. It will initially enable access only to public cloud services.

    13 Aug. 18 09:57 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Lab makes data sharing easier so medical IoT devices can be smarter

    Researchers at the Medical PnP laboratory are looking to save lives through smarter, more interoperable healthcare technology using open standards, medical expertise and testing equipment that simulates health conditions to encourage easier integration of IoT devices and new sharing apps that can expand their capabilities.

    10 Aug. 18 20:00 Written by Jon Gold
  • ‘Bond-i’: World Bank chooses CBA for blockchain bond

    The World Bank has chosen the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to be the sole arranger of the first bond globally “to be created, allocated, transferred and managed using blockchain technology.”

    10 Aug. 18 11:05 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Spark calls for government 5G action

    Spark has published a briefing paper setting out its plans for 5G services, and criticising the government for what it says is policy inertia on 5G.

    10 Aug. 18 09:38 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Dragon Anywhere: not everywhere, but now in NZ

    Nuance has made Dragon Anywhere, the Android and iOS versions of its Dragon Dictate speech recognition software, available in New Zealand but it carries a hefty price tag: $240 per year.

    10 Aug. 18 09:36 Written by Stuart Corner
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