Wednesday, March 27, 2019
New Zealand technology

Curran gets Comms and Broadcasting portfolios

New Zealand’s new Minister for Communications and Broadcasting is Clare Curran, who also picks up Digital Media for Government Digital Services,...

What will Labour-NZ First govt deliver for tech?

The new Labour-NZ First government inherits a tech sector with $10 billion in revenues1 and a telecommunications infrastructure that will see...

What does it mean to be human?

The Institute of Technology Professionals (ITP) held a debate about Artificial Intelligence at IBM's Auckland offices yesterday, but the discussion soon...

Amazon weighing on Kiwi retailers

Was there ever a company whose arrival was more feared, more anticipated then Amazon? The announcement the retail giant intends to set...

What would a New Zealand CTO do?

When Elon Musk presented his idea for using a rocket to travel between cities – no destination on Earth would take...

Air NZ chatbot still in beta, but success rate climbing

Air New Zealand’s move into AI (artificial intelligence) for customer service delivery appears to be paying off, with its chatbot Oscar...

Can micro-credentials replace traditional tertiary qualifications?

In an open letter to the New Zealand public, signed by over 100 businesses, micro-credentials and badging are promoted as new...

Fonterra’s strike rate on innovation

The milk price, the profit and the CEO’s salary were top of mind in the coverage following Fonterra’s annual results yesterday,...

The Warehouse lays out its transformation strategy

Posting a 73.9 percent drop in annual net profit has clearly focussed the minds of The Warehouse Group's board and CEO....

Chief Technology Officer likely – whoever wins election

New Zealand looks set to have a Chief Technology Officer, whatever the outcome of the General Election. National Party Economic Development &...