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Full credit: will Spark cope with the Rugby World Cup?
The Rugby World Cup hits our screens in September and while no doubt the players are hard at work in preparation, so too are the tech teams at Spark and its partners. Will they be ready for kick off?
Supporting vital voices to the Christchurch Call
The "Christchurch Call' meeting is being held in Paris on 15 May 2019. It aims to "bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organise and promote terrorism and violent extremism."
A guest post from InternetNZ.
‘Automating Inequality’ author set to visit NZ
The impact of data mining and other high tech resources on the poorest members of society is the focus of a new book by Virginia Eubanks, who is visiting New Zealand this month to discuss its implications.
Entries open for 2019 NZ Hi-Tech Awards
New Zealand's Hi-Tech Awards are now open for 2019.
iSANZ Awards open for nominations
The security industry's big night out looms with calls for nominations in this year's iSANZ Awards.
iSANZ's goal is to "inspire, promote and reflect" on New Zealand's information security people an…
Living on the curve
It was Gordon Moore who pointed out that technological change isn't linear, it's exponential. As computer power doubles, the price for it halves and this is having a profound effect on the way we live…
Global Cyber Alliance comes to town
The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to "eradicating cyber risk and improving our connected world" and its UK-based Executive Director, Andy Bates, is in …
Tahi Rua Toru Tech - live in action
Tahi Rua Toru Tech, the national digital championship designed to inspire and excite students from year 0-13 about the new Digital Technologies/Hungarau Matahiko curriculum, is reaching the end of its…
Game on for indie game developers
The New Zealand Game Developers Association annual conference, NZGDC18, will for the first time feature a showcase of independent developers.
Excellence in IT Awards finalists announced
The finalists for the prestigious New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards were announced this week, recognising the people making IT happen in New Zealand.
Finalists came from a diverse range of backgr…
CIO Conference, digital disruption, the Met and OMGTech
The CIO Conference wrapped up last week in Auckland. We sent in an undercover tech head to see how it went.