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The most common online scams in Australia
Mon 23 May 2022
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vpn
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cybersecurity
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wireless networks
No one is safe from online scammers, and many of these scammers have capitalised on the pandemic, using this confusing time to attack more people than ever.
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90% of Australian companies fear competitive displacement
Thu 31 Mar 2022
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innovation
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competition
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microservices
Kong's new report highlights a modern tech stack's vital role in enabling business innovation and world-class digital experiences.
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Top data center ecosystems revealed in latest Cloudscene report
Fri 4 Feb 2022
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cloud
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business
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competition
The top data center ecosystems have been revealed in the latest H2 2021 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard by Cloudscene.
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ComCom has issues with the 2degrees, Vocus merger
Tue 1 Feb 2022
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orcon
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competition
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mergers and acquisitions
The Commerce Commission is calling for public submissions on the likely competitive effects of the proposed merger between 2degrees and Vocus.
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Dicker Data partners with Ocean Impact Organisation to transform our oceans
Fri 20 Aug 2021
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sustainable it
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innovation
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dicker data
The partnership will see Dicker Data sponsor the inaugural ‘Ocean Monitoring Spotlight Award’ in The Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2021 with a $10,000 cash prize that includes major exposure through OIO and their networks.
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Win a Mearth S Pro electric scooter courtesy of StorageCraft, an Arcserve company
Thu 29 Jul 2021
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competition
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arcserve
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storagecraft
Do you know your IT acronyms? Or maybe you’re a whiz on malware? Keen on crosswords? Read on...
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The Worthy Web Hackathon - 1,200 developers, 83 countries, and $40,000 in prizes
Mon 12 Jul 2021
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app development
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apm
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low-code
Technology company Progress has announced the winners of its six-week global hackathon, The Worthy Web.
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Lenovo picks budding Kiwi game developer as ‘Legion Epprentice’
Tue 14 Jul 2020
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lenovo
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competition
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game developers
Lenovo has announced the winner of its Lenovo Legion Epprenticeship, an initiative created to encourage budding developers wanting a career in gaming.
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Esports viewing breaks records as 'stay at home economy' booms
Mon 16 Mar 2020
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gaming
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technology gifts
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competition
Arena-packed esports tournaments are no longer a sustainable or safe practice in the wake of the pandemic, so e-sports competitions have adapted to suit the booming ‘stay at home economy’.
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Executives failing to lead and maintain competitive edge
Wed 29 Jan 2020
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competition
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leadership
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cognizant
Only 12% of respondents strongly agree their own business leaders have the right mindsets to lead them forward, and only 9% agree that their organisation has the skills at the top to thrive in the digital economy.
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ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards kicks off with Malaysia round
Tue 15 Oct 2019
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innovation
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startup
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competition
Running in its fifth year, the Rice Bowl Startup Awards aim to connect and empower the ASEAN Economic Community to power up their local economies with startups and scaleups.
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Kiwi photographer wins Sony's 10K grand prize
Wed 2 Oct 2019
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creative technologies
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sony
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digital
“An iceberg drifts in the Southern Ocean somewhere near the polar circle. This was the first iceberg I had ever seen, and I was for a moment stunned by the majesty of this natural phenomenon. After taking a few photos I put my camera down and tears filled my eyes.”
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Deloitte and AWS build advanced portal for Tech Girls Movement Foundation
Wed 11 Sep 2019
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cloud
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hyperscale
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public cloud
Deloitte and Amazon Web Services have built and hosted a competition portal for the Tech Girls Movement Foundation (TGMF) to encourage more girls in Australia and New Zealand to get into STEM.
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Robotics fans take to the battleground for RoboMaster finals
Mon 12 Aug 2019
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drones
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robotics
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competition
More than 10,000 young engineers and robotics fans participated in the annual Robomaster robotics competition in Bao’an Stadium in Shenzhen, China.
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Cybersecurity market increasingly competitive as public cloud segment grows
Thu 4 Jul 2019
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cybersecurity
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public cloud
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competition
Cybersecurity solutions for public cloud and ‘as a service’ offerings are continuing to grow, however traditional hardware and software deployments still dominate the market.
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WeRobotics launches global drone data challenge
Tue 25 Jun 2019
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sustainable it
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drones
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competition
The winner will receive $235,000 for using drones and data in unique ways to address local challenges and big topics such as humanitarian aid.
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Kiwi girls take on robotics world… and WIN
Thu 16 May 2019
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robotics
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competition
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tech girls
Tara Stevens (14) and Riley Pollard (11), from New Plymouth and Okato and the Nakibots team, beat 80 other teams from across the world.
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Competition: Help Kiwi kids celebrate the good side of the internet
Mon 29 Oct 2018
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trend micro
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competition
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online safety
Trend Micro’s What’s Your Story? Is a fun poster competition for kids aged between 5-12 years. They can design a poster that reflects the good side of the internet in whatever creative ways they come up with.
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Why Kiwi kids think the internet is important
Mon 22 Oct 2018
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cybersecurity
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trend micro
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competition
The competition is an initiative by Trend Micro to reframe some of the negative connotations around internet safety.
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Ingram’s new DaaS offering and your chance to win a HP Omen
Wed 17 Oct 2018
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microsoft
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biometrics
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competition
The new offering makes it easy to make incremental or ongoing upgrades to their equipment.
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Kiwi kids and parents work together to create a safer internet
Mon 3 Sep 2018
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trend micro
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competition
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online safety
Trend Micro has started an initiative to reframe some of the negative connotations around internet safety.
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Blast off: Dicker Data announces winners of Houston Space Center trip
Tue 14 Aug 2018
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dicker data
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plantronics
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competition
Winners will get to have lunch with an astronaut and take an in-depth Level 9 VIP tour of the Houston Space Center.
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Fintech Innovation Challenge finalists announced
Thu 24 May 2018
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fintech
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banqer
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paymark
Each finalist will have six minutes to present, followed by a four-minute Q&A session with a panel of industry experts.
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AU$1mil on the table in APAC startup pitching competition
Tue 22 May 2018
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startup
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competition
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right click capital
The winning startup will be announced in Sydney, Australia on December 1, 2018, during the StartCon conference.
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