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New Zealand to be at the forefront of AI

Chantal Thomas
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AI Forum, Industry News

Auckland University’s Michelle Dickinson and Soul Machines business chief Greg Cross are among top key speakers at the biggest artificial intelligence (AI) event ever to be held in New Zealand next year.

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World’s largest tech firm confirms NZ on right track

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZTech News

The world’s largest tech firm Apple has confirmed New Zealand is on the right track to become a great global tech story, just like tourism, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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China investor superstars seek tech opportunities

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FinTech, Industry News

Source: https://exportertoday.co.nz/news/china-investor-superstars-seek-tech-opportunities

 

A high profile group of investors from China are coming to New Zealand seeking to learn more about opportunities with New Zealand technology companies.

New Zealand technology companies are invited to attend the event in Auckland on 16 October.

The Summit is being organised by the China Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand, Bank of China New Zealand (Ltd) and the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund. The event is also supported by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

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AI centre stage at Canterbury Tech Summit

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Canterbury Tech

Artificial intelligence (AI) Bitcoin, cybersecurity, leadership strategy and hi-tech exports are themes at this year’s Canterbury Tech Summit on 14 September in Christchurch.

In a recent Idealog interview Summit chair David Carter said technologies like AI are becoming part of everyday life as it becomes more affordable and accessible. Artificial intelligence will radically transform professional service industries like accountants and lawyers, he said. Entire industries will change, so people will need to work out how to stay relevant, he adds.

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Golden opportunities for Kiwi tech sector in South East Asia

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Industry News, NZTech News

Kiwi companies are queueing up to do business with Vietnam and other similar sized Asian countries, a leading New Zealand technology businessman says.

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Wellington students win IT award by pushing boundaries

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Industry News

Four Victoria University students plan to make life easier for business owners with a digital assistant that helps with the day-to-day tasks of running their operations. The idea formed part of the winning entry for the national MYOB IT Challenge.

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Why political correctness is hurting diversity

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZTech News, NZTech Women

Within a mere ten days, I have bounced between speaking in front an audience comprised of just five percent women to another skewed at 99 percent. The former audience included over 800 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) for The New Zealand CIO Summit 2017, the latter around 60 young girls during ShadowTech Day.

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Local software company signs major deal with Mexican Government

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZTech News

Wellington based company, Solity Software New Zealand has won a substantial contract with Mexico’s agriculture ministry, Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA).

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What It Means To Be ‘Human’ In A World of Technology

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZTech News

I’ve been truly honoured to Chair the 2017 New Zealand CIO Summit, helping Conferenz and IDC create an event to engage, recognize, and delight national technology executives. During my opening speech, I introduced myself by saying, “I’m Rachel and I’m the Human that will be guiding you over the next two days”.

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Seeking NZTech Board Nominations

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, NZTech News

During the last 12 months, NZTech has gone from strength to strength and a key success factor has been our exceptional Board. Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is coming up and that means election season is now upon us!

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