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IWD 2023: Leading a Web3 Startup Through Uncertainty
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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Female leaders from New Zealand, Scotland, and YouTube step down, urging us to examine the cultural origins of their resignations.
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IWD 2023: Drawing the line - balancing work and life in remote work
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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While remote work has given us increased flexibility and freedom, it has also blurred the lines between our work and home lives.
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What Amazon wanted from New Zealand's prime minister
Thu, 29th Dec 2022
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Mega-company Amazon asked Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for help over billion-dollar data centres it is building here, and to have input on policy.
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Open banking set to give NZ customers a fairer deal
Mon, 14th Nov 2022
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Open banking is being introduced in New Zealand, with the government saying it will increase competition and benefit consumers.
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Govt must step up to police social media - InternetNZ boss
Tue, 31st May 2022
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A technology industry leader is urging the government not to shy away from policing social media platforms in New Zealand.
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Ardern meets with Amazon Web Services CEO on US trade trip
Mon, 30th May 2022
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Amazon Web Services CEO Adam Selipsky has met with the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to discuss AWS’ work in the country.
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The deepfake dilemma: How it affects privacy, security & law in Aotearoa
Wed, 17th Nov 2021
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Deepfakes, videos that replace a person's face with someone else's using AI, raise concerns over morality, legality, privacy, and online harm.
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Plan for Christchurch Call to target social media algorithms welcomed
Fri, 14th May 2021
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A tech specialist says targeting social media algorithms is an important step to reduce extremist online content. .
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Top Trade Me listings of 2020 revealed
Tue, 5th Jan 2021
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Trade Me's top Marketplace listings of 2020 in New Zealand were all inspired by COVID-19, according to the buy and sell platform.
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Govt must allow border exemptions for tech professionals - NZTech
Tue, 8th Dec 2020
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Tech sector calls for border exemptions for skilled professionals to address critical skills shortage amid COVID-19 crisis, says NZTech.
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Microsoft's $100 million+ data centre approved for Auckland
Fri, 18th Sep 2020
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Microsoft has been granted consent from the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office to advance its plans to open a datacenter region in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
Mon, 25th May 2020
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Female leaders have a more positive impact on employees' wellbeing, according to a survey of New Zealand workers.
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Chorus network data for April shows fibre essential to life in lockdown
Sat, 9th May 2020
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New Zealand households connected to fibre averaged 500GB of monthly consumption in April, equivalent to 12 hours of Zoom video conferencing per day.
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Vodafone: Prime Minister's COVID-19 lockdown announcement sees massive spike in traffic
Fri, 24th Apr 2020
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NZ Internet use surges as lockdown end nears, Vodafone reports record spikes.
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Chorus to resume non-essential fibre installs at alert level 3
Thu, 23rd Apr 2020
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Chorus will resume installations of fibre when New Zealand moves out of lockdown and into alert level 3 next week, the company has announced.
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Retailers see immediate lift after Govt's COVID-19 level 3 announcement
Wed, 22nd Apr 2020
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NZ retail sees boost as lockdown eases, competition rises.
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Unprepared: Many work-from-home policies only created in last 30 days
Thu, 16th Apr 2020
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Half of employers created work from home policies in the last 30 days, according to new research, raising concerns over lack of preparation.
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2degrees to slash 120 jobs as COVID-19 impacts set in
Thu, 16th Apr 2020
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2degrees set to axe 120 jobs amid COVID-19 upheavals.
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The COVID-19 fight: InternetNZ to hold online meeting on contact tracing technology
Fri, 10th Apr 2020
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced contact tracing technology will be one of the three pillars in New Zealand's strategy to contain COVID-19.
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Nanogirl launches online STEM learning programme for self-isolated Kiwis
Fri, 27th Mar 2020
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The team at Nanogirl have launched an online learning platform for Kiwi kids to help get them through the COVID-19 lockdown period.
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NZ telcos preparing to keep up with extra demand over coronavirus self isolation
Tue, 17th Mar 2020
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New Zealand's telco industry is confident it can handle the increased demand as more people work from home amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
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NZ needs fintech to tackle big 2020 problems
Fri, 31st Jan 2020
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Fintech can help tackle climate change and digital literacy, says FintechNZ. Utilising fintech will make 2020 a 'decade to remember.'.
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Is the government putting Kiwi SMEs on struggle street?
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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NZ SMEs warned to adapt swiftly to impending regulatory changes, says OneHQ's Iswar.
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Jacinda Ardern set to make ‘world-first’ event appearance as a hologram
Fri, 18th May 2018
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NZ PM to appear as a world-first hologram at Techweek, highlighting tech innovation in the nation.