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Customers the winners as insurtech investment ramps up

Monday, 18 June 2018, 11:02 am | Make Lemonade

The rapid rise of tech companies working in the insurance market and investment by traditional insurance firms into new advanced technologies is expected to lead to better deals for customers in coming years, InsurTechNZ chair Jason Roberts says. More >>

ShadowTech wins CIO award

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 12:51 pm | Make Lemonade

The TechWomen programme ShadowTech won the engaging youth in ICT gong at the annual New Zealand CIO awards in Auckland last night. More >>

Low decile students outperforming higher decile schools

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:09 pm | Make Lemonade

A cluster of low decile Northland schools is on track to outperform many higher decile schools around New Zealand through digital learning. More >>

Foodbowl a catalyst for Kiwi export growth

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:07 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand Food Innovation Auckland, known as The FoodBowl, is increasing the value of Kiwi food and beverage exports through catalysing and enabling national food tech growth, chief executive Alexandra Allan says. More >>

NZ will be less competitive with less government R&D support

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:06 pm | Make Lemonade

Hundreds of fledgling New Zealand tech companies will feel the pinch if stimulating research and development grants are replaced with tax credits, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. More >>

Digital principles set up to help NZ businesses evolve

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:05 pm | Make Lemonade

The digital revolution that has begun will change, redefine and disrupt almost every sector across the country, New Zealand Techleaders chair David Kennedy says. More >>

Teachers Need to Be Better Paid for the Tech Revolution

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 10:12 am | Make Lemonade

Techers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, - technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says. Kendall Flutey, who runs Christchurch company ... More >>

Kiwi kids need to be more active, getting to and from school

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:32 pm | Make Lemonade

Being active during childhood helps with brain development and leads to lower rates of degenerative diseases later in life, a national exercise expert says. More >>

Launch of the UpStarters – NZ tech and innovation story

Monday, 21 May 2018, 10:37 am | Make Lemonade

The New Zealand Tech and Innovation Story, the UpStarters, launched this morning by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at Techweek ’18, is a key milestone in supporting our tech and innovation companies to promote themselves on the world stage. More >>

Fiscal responsibility but can we wait for wellbeing – BERL

Monday, 21 May 2018, 9:43 am | Make Lemonade

Budget 2018 oozed fiscal responsibility, but for many a shift to a truly wellbeing Budget cannot come quick enough, BERL chief economist Dr Ganesh Nana says. More >>

PM world’s first leader to appear as hologram at Techweek

Friday, 18 May 2018, 10:45 am | Make Lemonade

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will set a world first opening Techweek on Monday as she will attend as a hologram. More >>

Winter’s arrived, but how to stay active?

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:53 am | Make Lemonade

It's not always easy, but many New Zealanders do keep active in winter with some simple adjustments, according to research. More >>

NZ can do better in the world of agritech

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:16 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand can do better in the world of agritech because it has such great potential for its agriculture industry and monetising big tech investment offshore, a San Diego-based Kiwi from Wellington says. More >>

NZ fintech businesses helping the wider Kiwi public

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:14 pm | Make Lemonade

NZ fintech businesses helping the wider Kiwi public May 16, 2018 New Zealand fintech businesses are working toward an inclusive society despite some experts saying the gap between the have and have nots is getting wider, FintechNZ general manager James ... More >>

Technology will make NZ rivers cleaner

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 12:58 pm | Make Lemonade

Technology will soon help make New Zealand’s farms more productive while also making lakes and rivers cleaner, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. More >>

An Australasian food-first for NZ blockchain producer

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 12:57 pm | Make Lemonade

May 15, 2018 Four-year-old Auckland business Olivia is reportedly the first small to medium enterprise in Australasia to adopt blockchain in food traceability. Olivia director Jerry Ho, who is also chair of the New Zealand Green Industry Association, ... More >>

Abandoned bill was a Bill of Rights breach

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 9:58 am | Make Lemonade

The abandoning of a bill last night that might have stopped yoga and dance teachers calling themselves teachers is a relief and a move of common sense, Exercise New Zealand chief executive Richard Beddie says. More >>

New Zealand seriously needs a national AI strategy

Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:15 am | Make Lemonade

Christchurch - New Zealand seriously needs a national AI strategy to keep pace of global change in technology, the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) research report, just released, says. More >>

AI will not result in catastrophic job losses

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 10:14 am | Make Lemonade

AI will not result in catastrophic job losses May 3, 2018 The arrival of artificial intelligence into businesses and society are not likely to produce anywhere near the number of job losses most people think, a new AI research report says. Instead, ... More >>

Concern about potential AI biased, inaccurate decisions

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 10:13 am | Make Lemonade

Concern about potential AI biased, unfair, inaccurate decisions May 3, 2018 Most New Zealanders are ambivalent about artificial intelligence and its impact on the future, but new research has found 68 percent of respondents in a national survey ... More >>



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