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The University of Auckland stories

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The link between cybersecurity, extremist threat and misinformation online in Aotearoa
Mon 27 Jun 2022
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internetnz
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the university of auckland
Long story short, it's often the case that misinformation, threat and extremism link closely to cybersecurity issues and cyber harm.
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88% of C-suites will increase digital solutions for sustainability
Thu 21 Apr 2022
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A TCS study finds that 88% of C-suites in the Asia Pacific will increase the use of digital solutions to help drive sustainability over the next three years.
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The GDPR and NZ: Why this relationship is so important to the future of data privacy in Aotearoa
Mon 29 Nov 2021
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data protection
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pam
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gdpr
In 2018, a new unprecedented data privacy law took the EU and, by association, the rest of the world by storm.
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University of Auckland students win trans-Tasman IT Challenge
Mon 23 Aug 2021
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accounting systems
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awards
"Winning the competition serves as proof of our business acumen, technical skills and presentation ability."
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UoA researchers work with Māori to evaulate online mental health platform
Wed 5 May 2021
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te reo māori
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the university of auckland
Researchers want to understand what encourages and prevents Māori from using an online platform to support mental health and wellbeing.
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University of Auckland selects AWS as strategic cloud provider
Fri 30 Apr 2021
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digital transformation
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cloud
UoA will leverage AWS cloud to drive its digital transformation and enhance student engagement during online learning, which has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Auckland uni selects Datrium for DX via BEarena and ASI Solutions
Fri 12 Jun 2020
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storage
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dr
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digital transformation
The University of Auckland has partnered with disaster recovery firm Datrium to modernise its infrastructure by leveraging the cloud and unifying compute, storage, backup and disaster recovery.
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University of Auckland takes top spot in sustainability rankings
Wed 29 Apr 2020
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united nations
The university was ranked in the top 25% for each of the Goals with which it engaged.
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University of Auckland utilises AWS to improve student experience
Fri 14 Feb 2020
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cloud
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public cloud
The University of Auckland has upgraded its student experience with enhanced communication capability utilising Consegna and Amazon Web Services.
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Soul Machines raises $40m, steps closer to global aspirations
Wed 15 Jan 2020
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crm
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martech
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the university of auckland
“We look forward to continuing to work with Soul Machines as it scales and realises its global aspirations.”
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University of Auckland students launch app for Stress Less Week
Wed 9 Oct 2019
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apps
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the university of auckland
University of Auckland students have created a digital treasure hunt for Stress Less Week, designed to engage students in an interactive game and offer a fun outlet prior to exams.
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UiPath brings automation skills to ANZ students
Thu 20 Jun 2019
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education
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the university of auckland
UiPath is partnering with New Zealand academic institutions to train students for an increasingly technological workplace, primarily focusing on automation and robotics training.
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Students raise the investment stakes in trading challenge
Wed 29 May 2019
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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the university of auckland
For the first time, teams were allowed to trade on cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Cardano, and Ethereum as well as more traditional investments.
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University of Auckland signs deal with Dropbox to drive collaborative research
Mon 27 May 2019
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
"Dropbox meets our security needs while also providing our researchers with enhanced levels of governance and control over their data."
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Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
Fri 12 Apr 2019
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university of canterbury
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science
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the university of auckland
“We are validating our deepest ideas about the physical world by testing them in the most extreme environment we can imagine.”
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Phone ringing? This biohack wants you to bite down and ChewIt
Tue 19 Feb 2019
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iot
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gadgets
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the university of auckland
So your phone’s ringing, but instead of swiping right or pushing a Bluetooth button you bite down on a tiny piece of tech that sits in your mouth.
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Auckland Uni selects Rimini Street to update payroll systems
Tue 29 Jan 2019
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payroll systems
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inland revenue
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the university of auckland
The University of Auckland has onboarded Rimini Street to upgrade its HR software in order to comply with this year’s changes to payday filing.
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Homegrown stress relief app to be launched next year
Fri 14 Dec 2018
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app development
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low-code
Researchers at the University of Auckland and an Auckland-based creative agency are working together to create a ‘world first’ app that they believe will help with stress relief.
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Twitter bots create a third of the world's misinformation
Wed 21 Nov 2018
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the university of auckland
Lies, fake news and misinformation – this is the age of the internet, and Twitter bots are largely responsible for perpetrating it.
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'Tech supported by people' paradigm the way forward
Thu 1 Nov 2018
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it automation
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robotics
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kpmg
University of Auckland Business School Professor Ilan Oshri says that businesses need to shift from a model of ‘people supported by technology’ to one that is ‘technology supported by people’.
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Soul Machines on a hot streak as more firms invest
Mon 29 Oct 2018
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contact centre
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martech
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chatbots
Auckland-based hi-tech firm Soul Machines now has an extra US$2 million (NZ$3.07 million) windfall from one of its own parent companies, as part of a US$15 million funding drive.
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The NZ Open source Awards winners announced!
Fri 26 Oct 2018
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open source
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the university of auckland
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nzosa
The winners of the 2018 New Zealand Open source Awards were announced at a sold-out gala dinner held at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington on Tuesday, October 23.
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Auckland Uni celebrates 40 entrepreneurs under 40
Mon 15 Oct 2018
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the university of auckland
The University of Auckland’s annual 40 Under 40 list recognises some of the most outstanding graduates
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All aboard the blockchain train: Academic says NZ needs to catch up fast
Fri 28 Sep 2018
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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martech
Cryptocurrencies are here to stay, but New Zealand is not as innovative and agile as we like to think.
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