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And the James Dyson Award goes to... Electric Cargo Trike
The innovators intend to solve a multitude of problems faced by New Zealand cities, the team states. This includes environmental issues, efficient package delivery and safety for couriers.
Chch's Ministry of Awesome offers startup exchanges in Australia
Christchurch-based Ministry of Awesome is partnering with The Business Centre in Australia to offer Canterbury startups a connection to New South Wales and the Australian market.
Juniper Networks teams up with Aston Martin
"Juniper strives to be the best in its field and that is demonstrated with everything they do. We value Juniper’s reliability and best-in-class performance."
Kiwi EdTech software innovation goes international
SimPHARM, a state of the art simulation tool developed at the University of Otago and now commercially licensed by a United States-based company.
AI changing the game for sports fans
New NTT research shows over half of people aged 18-34 believe AI creates better engagement, but only a quarter know how it’s applied in sports.
Intel releases new chip packaging tools to promote innovation
When combined with Intel’s process technologies, new packaging capabilities will allow for customer innovation and help develop new computing systems.
Former Microsoft leader appointed new chair of the Canberra Innovation Network
Batainah joins CBRIN with more than 20 years of experience in the information and communications technology industry.
Why global enterprises are turning to IBM to drive digital reinvention
"The ability to innovate at scale will be the difference between success and failure."
New recruit to lead business acceleration at Callaghan
“Technology-driven business disruption is creating virtually unlimited opportunities for our best and boldest entrepreneurs."
Ericsson launches enhanced 5G deployment options
With 5G deployments rapidly gathering momentum globally, Ericsson continues to lead the way with its service-provider-focused 5G platform.
How Oracle Exadata aims to accelerate machine learning
The new Oracle Exadata Database Machine X8 features hardware and software enhancements, as well as unique machine learning capabilities.
Millennials out as Gen Z moves front and centre
“Employers can take a leaf out of Gen Z’s book with advancements in technology in force and exploration of digital realms on the rise."
NEC named Frost & Sullivan Biometrics Company of the Year
The award recognises NEC's foresight in innovating and developing biometric solutions for the future that maximises customer value and experience.
Agility or risk? The security pain points causing tension in business
There’s tension in the workplace for businesses – and it’s all to do with the tradeoff between flexible working and cybersecurity.
DimData: Fear finally setting in amongst vulnerable orgs
New data ranking the ‘cybermaturity’ of organisations reveals the most commonly targeted sectors are also the most prepared to deal with the ever-evolving threat landscape.
Sweeping changes about to flow through fintech in NZ
“NZ is a country which is heavily focussed on the primary sector, but things can change quickly."
You're invited: Adobe Symposium 2019, Sydney
The event will bring together 4000 business leaders, marketers, IT and digital experts, as well as creative professionals to Sydney’s International Convention Centre in the heart of the city.
Callaghan Innovation: 'Unicorns' create $34b for New Zealand
New Zealand ‘unicorns’ behind some of New Zealand’s most successful innovation businesses like Rocket Lab, Xero, and LanzaTech have helped to create more than $34 billion in value to the country.
NTT joins DiData in partnership with Aus universities
This joint-vision partnership is the first time NTT has entered into an agreement of this nature with research institutions outside of Japan.
80% of innovation projects never see light of day
Over-commitment on projects, lack of leadership and absence of process are leading to an innovation gap, an Oracle report shows.
Callaghan Innovation board welcomes Frances Valintine & Angela Bull
Callaghan Innovation is welcoming property mogul Angela Bull and the reappointment of tech futurist Frances Valintine and to its board this week.
Interview: Cisco on NZ's innovation economy - and where it needs to improve
New Zealand is a little behind the times when it comes to security, but it does particularly well at innovating at speed.
Equality a powerful multiplier of workplace innovation - Accenture
Accenture research found that employees’ willingness and ability to innovate is nearly five times higher in companies with a robust culture of equality.
How technology is changing the fitness industry
Technology is changing the way fitness studios and health clubs offer workout solutions to their customers.