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'Such a mess' - IT teams work overnight to fix immigration glitch
Technical difficulties marred the first day of New Zealand's new residence scheme, with serious concerns raised for the roll-out to 95,000 migrants in March.
Waikato District Health Board cyberattack: Cancer hub out of action in chaotic aftermath
Major cyber attack on New Zealand's Waikato District Health Board disrupts cancer treatment, prompting national emergency.
Waikato DHB warned a cyberattack 'catastrophic for patient safety'
Waikato DHB was warned its IT security was severely compromised months before a massive ransomware attack that brought Waikato Hospital to its knees.
Weta Digital sells technology division for $2.3b to US firm
Unity, which produces software for game developers and digital artists, has agreed to acquire the studio's tools, pipeline of work, technology and 275 staff.
Watchdog expects telecommunications retail service issues to be addressed
The Commerce Commission wants to see an improvement in the quality of retail services offered by the telecommunications industry.
Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ
Vocus, an internet infrastructure provider in New Zealand, experienced a DDoS attack, causing an hour-long nationwide internet outage.
Commerce Commission wants better outcomes for complaints about telecommunications industry
Commerce Commission calls for improvements to telecommunications dispute resolution scheme to benefit consumers and industry.
Complete connection: the 75-year evolution of the mobile phone
75 years ago, the first mobile phone call was made in a car. How has technology changed since then and what does the future hold?.
Datacom Group profit up 84%
Datacom Group, a leading tech company, has reported a nearly doubled profit of $35m, thanks to increased demand for digital services.
Kaseya VSA ransomware: Extent of impact yet to be seen, experts say
IT specialists are warning the full extent of the harm done in the latest big ransomware attack is yet to emerge. .
CertNZ warns NZ users of Kaseya VSA to shut it down
New Zealand organisations using Kaseya VSA software warned of Russian-based ransomware attack, CertNZ urges shutdown.
Morrison & Co join takeover of Australia's Telstra mobile towers
Wellington-based investment manager Morrison & Co is part of a group buying 49 percent of Australian telecommunication giant Telstra's mobile towers business.
Waikato DHB won't face fines for data breach, but may face liability - Privacy Commissioner
Waikato District Health Board will face liability if harm is caused by patient data leaked in ransomware attack, says Privacy Commissioner.
Internal Affairs' intelligence and investigation system panned
The Department of Internal Affairs has given up on running a single investigation and intelligence system after years of trying to set one up. .
Cyber security breach reports rise 25%
The number of cyber security incidents reported in this country has risen 25 percent since the same time last year. .
Number porting fraud prompts extra measure from telcos
Telcos have banded together in an attempt to stamp out a relatively uncommon but potentially devastating type of fraud.
New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts. .
Volunteer Service Abroad hit by ransomware attack but no data taken
Volunteer Service Abroad has been the victim of a ransomware attack, however experts say no information was taken. .
Travel software firm Serko suffers sharp losses amid pandemic disruption
Serko, the travel software company, has reported an increased net loss of $29.4m due to the impact of the pandemic on its business.
NZ software firm Timely snapped up by overseas buyer
US company EverCommerce has acquired Dunedin-based software firm Timely, which provides booking software for spas and salons.
Plan for Christchurch Call to target social media algorithms welcomed
A tech specialist says targeting social media algorithms is an important step to reduce extremist online content. .
Xero draws massive profits in pandemic
Xero sees strong profit rebound after pandemic squeeze, adding record 456k subscribers, but falls short of revenue estimates.
Core telecommunications services to keep being regulated to protect consumers
The consumer watchdog will continue to regulate three core telecommunications services in order to protect consumers.
2degrees reports record annual revenue
Growth in new broadband and mobile customer numbers has helped 2degrees to record high revenue and earnings for the financial year.