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Finalists Announced for Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Monday, 16 September 2019, 10:03 am | Microsoft New Zealand

The highly contested 12th annual Partner Awards have most versatile mix of Partner entries to date More >>

Te ao Māori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:33 am | Microsoft New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 9 September 2019 – World-building game Minecraft and classroom version, Minecraft: Education Edition , have inspired millions of children the world over. Now young learners will get to explore the traditional world of Māori in block ... More >>

Last chance to enter Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 1:10 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 13 August 2019 – With one more day left until entries close, Microsoft is reminding Partners to submit their stories of success before the cut-off for this year’s Microsoft NZ Partner Awards. More >>

Microsoft Asks 2019 Partner Award Hopefuls to Step Forward

Monday, 8 July 2019, 3:23 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

All Microsoft partners are invited to enter the awards, which celebrate organisations who have empowered customers through the inventive use of Microsoft technology. More >>

Showcase shines a light on Kiwi tech ingenuity

Monday, 24 June 2019, 12:04 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, 24 June 2019 – New Zealand’s political leaders were treated to a showcase of Kiwi tech innovation at Parliament on Wednesday 19 June, after the Minister of Government Digital Services, the Hon Dr Megan Woods, invited ... More >>

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute in New Zealand

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:40 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 8 May 2019 – Microsoft today announced that the much-anticipated Azure ExpressRoute site in Auckland will be launching in May 2019. Signalled at Microsoft’s Ignite conference in November 2018, the Azure cloud service allows customers to benefit ... More >>

Cryptocurrency mining malware on the rise

Monday, 6 May 2019, 2:25 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Security report: New Zealand well below global average for cyberattacks, but cryptocurrency mining malware on the rise More >>

Kiwi environmental entrepreneurs win global grant

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 3:04 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Keeping our beaches clean just got easier for New Zealand non-profit organisation Sustainable Coastlines, when Microsoft President Brad Smith announced it was the recipient of an AI for Earth grant at a special beachside ceremony today. Smith is ... More >>

Getting workers ready for a modern Government

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:32 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Digitising the nation is one of the Government’s key goals signalled by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ahead of this year’s “Wellbeing Budget”, and for good reason. Within two years, more than 3,000 new jobs requiring digital skills will be created, ... More >>

Artificial Intelligence to double the rate of innovation

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 11:20 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 13 March 2019 – By 2021, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will allow the rate of innovation in New Zealand to double. Employee productivity gains are also expected to increase 1.5 times, according to a new AI study released by Microsoft, ... More >>

How important is technology to your business?

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 3:02 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

How important is technology to your business? The perception vs the reality More >>

Microsoft helps Kiwi students learn to code in te reo Māori

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 7:35 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Global coding initiative features a new Minecraft tutorial in Māori to boost children’s engagement with IT More >>

Volpara reaches milestone in tech-driven cancer fight

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:36 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 12 November 2018 – Some of the greatest advances in the fight against breast cancer are happening not in the lab but in a Kiwi software company. Wellington-based Volpara® Solutions™ is helping save lives around the globe with its revolutionary ... More >>

Cleaning up New Zealand’s coastlines one bot at a time

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:34 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Cleaning up New Zealand’s coastlines one bot at a time New initiative using AI will help establish a New Zealand-first national litter database New Zealand, 26 October 2018 – Yesterday at Microsoft’s inaugural AI event, Future Now, real-life ... More >>

Turning artificial intelligence into GDP growth

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 12:36 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Industry leaders and influencers will be gathering at the Microsoft Future Now Conference in Auckland (25 October 2018), focussing on how to harness AI as a catalyst for growth. More >>

New Zealand tops list of most-scammed countries

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 3:07 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 16 October 2018 – New Zealanders are the most likely people in the world to have experienced a tech support scam, according to a new study from Microsoft. More >>

True cost of not replacing computers revealed in study

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:59 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 11 October 2018 – Old computers are costing business owners more than NZD$4,000 each (US$2,736) according to a new study released by Microsoft. The research [1] shows that most small and medium businesses (SMBs) could make significant ... More >>

Kiwi Team Reaches Semi-Finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 2:31 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 26 July 2018 – A team of New Zealand students reached the semi-finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup this week, among some of the best and brightest young tech innovators in the world vying for more than US$725,000 in cash and prizes and ... More >>

Fears of cyber threats delaying digital transformation

Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:44 am | Microsoft New Zealand

AUCKLAND, 19 JULY 2018 – A Frost & Sullivan study commissioned by Microsoft reveals that New Zealand organisations are currently ill-equipped to meet the challenge of rising cyber threats, and greater investment in cloud, AI and other cybersecurity ... More >>

Microsoft supports inspiring New Zealand teachers

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 12:32 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

If you were one of the approximately 100 teachers at Microsoft House in Auckland last weekend (14-15 July), you would have been greeted with an exciting atmosphere. The whizzing of drones filled the air, sounding like miniature Formula 1 cars, and ... More >>



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