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Spark & NZIER to boost NZ's productivity with technology
Spark, in partnership with the NZIER, aims to steer Aotearoa New Zealand a technology generation ahead, addressing the country's productivity challenges.
Alibaba platforms boosts UK exports to China by 54% since 2019
Alibaba Group's platforms have seen a 54% surge in UK exports to China since 2019, pointing to a robust demand for UK brands and the growing role of digital platforms in global business.
Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
Technology Queenstown unveils plan to transform district into tech hub
Tech Queenstown targets to mould Queenstown Lakes District into a global tech hub, leveraging its potential for a bustling tech sector set to generate $1bn annual GDP by 2043.
Southeast Asia's digital economy to reach 56% of region's GDP by 2027
Southeast Asia's digital economy contributed 45% to the region's GDP in 2022, as per UnaFinancial, with digital payments playing a crucial role.
Getty Images CEO urges Sunak to back creative over AI industries
Getty Images CEO, Craig Peters, warns Chancellor Rishi Sunak of risking UK GDP by favouring AI support over the critical creative industries.
Rising cyber threats challenge Southeast Asia's booming digital economy
As Southeast Asia's digital economy rapidly reaches $100bn, it is attracting cyber criminals, with 28% of businesses observing an increase in threats alongside their digital expansion.
Xero & AWS partner to boost digital capabilities for Australasian SMBs
Xero and Amazon Web Services join forces to enhance digital capabilities of SMBs in Australia and New Zealand.
AI's role in transforming productivity & redefining knowledge work
AI's potential in redefining jobs rather than eliminating them could vastly boost productivity, according to expert Angus Bauer.
TVNZ first to adopt AWS Clean Rooms for secure advertisement innovation
TVNZ becomes the first Aotearoa media firm to utilise AWS Clean Rooms, enhancing secure, innovative advertising strategies.
New govt briefed on NZ's digital identity landscape
DINZ highlights potential of digital identity to boost New Zealand's productivity, advising ministers on improved laws and implementation.
STT GDC & Basis Bay to develop green data centres in Malaysia
STT GDC and Basis Bay partner to construct eco-friendly data centres in Malaysia to meet surging digital demand.
SaaS sector in NZ thriving as a result of trans -Tasman partnerships
New Zealand's SaaS sector set to generate NZD$20bn for economy, with Microsoft highlighting importance of trans-Tasman partnership.
GDP rise set for NZ, but OECD recommends digital transformation to drive growth
New Zealand's GDP is set to rise by 3.8% this year, according to new OECD research, but challenges remain for the country's economic growth and stability.
Why innovation isn’t a core value for 75% of Australian businesses
Australian companies need to prioritize innovation for survival, according to a Workplace Innovation Index by Ricoh.
Australian economy at risk of losing billions to cyber attacks
Cyber attacks could cost Australia up to $16bn, according to a new study by specialist insurance firm Lloyd's. Sydney is the 12th most at-risk city.
TIN report showcases New Zealand's tech prowess to investors
The Technology Investment Network's 201report has revealed the extent of technology's reach in what's now New Zealand's third biggest export secto.
APC 2016 Day 1: Opportunities abound says Microsoft
Microsoft has told its Australian partners there are 'absolutely stunning' opportunities ahead and outlined new multi-billion dollar opportunities.
We are not alone: NZ's tech industry now transcends local borders
Size and location doesn't matter in the tech industry any more. New Zealand's innovation and expertise matches global levels.
Manual admin hampering Aussie managers - and companies
Australian managers are spending 36% of their time on manual administrative tasks with companies failing to harness technology to accelerate work.
NZ dollar jumps almost 1 US cent after US retail sales miss forecasts
The New Zealand dollar jumped almost one US cent overnight after US retail sales missed expectations, raising concern about slowing growth in the worl.
NZ dollar, Aussie fall after Chinese trade data disappoints
The New Zealand and Australian dollars touched their lowest levels in almost two weeks after weaker-than-expected trade data from China, the largest t.
NZ economy grows 0.8% in fourth quarter, on tourist spending, heated housing market
The New Zealand economy expanded in the fourth quarter as tourists drove growth in retailing and accommodation, and property sales increased demand fo.
NZ current account deficit widens in 4th-qtr, as foreign companies earn more
NZ's Q4 current account deficit hits a peak since 2008 amid surging profits for foreign firms.