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How Python turns data into business value across organisations
Wed, 1st Mar 2023
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data science
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ml
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web development
The value of data is rising as businesses navigate supply chain disruptions and an impending recession. Python can help unlock the power of data.
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Overcoming maritime’s digital barriers through industry-wide collaboration
Fri, 24th Feb 2023
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big data
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bi
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Commercial shipping is vital to global trade. Technology can optimize safety and efficiency, but barriers hinder progress. Collaboration is crucial.
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APAC firms struggle with rising customer expectations
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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cloud services
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rpa
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apac
To accelerate growth, APAC firms will sharpen their regional focus by investing in opportunities that reduce their dependence on global solutions.
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APAC region is creating its own 'data gravity' - Digital Realty
Fri, 2nd Oct 2020
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quantum computing
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digital realty
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data growth
Asia Pacific set to emerge as a data colossus, with Singapore leading a surge in regional data gravity.
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DigiPlex backs Nordic region as next data centre mecca
Wed, 11th Mar 2020
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data centre cooling
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data centre maintenance / management
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nordic
Nordic regions lure data centres with sustainability edge, lower costs, and cool climate, says DigiPlex.
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Unprotected machine identities costing firms billions - report
Tue, 3rd Mar 2020
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cybersecurity
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global economy
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venafi
Fixing machine identities could save firms up to $72bn, Venafi-AIR study reveals.
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Inland Revenue cracks down on multinationals' tax obligations
Mon, 11th Nov 2019
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tax
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ird
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global economy
Inland Revenue targets multinationals to recoup NZ$200m tax annually.
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PwC: NZ home to world’s most pessimistic CEOs
Thu, 15th Mar 2018
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pwc
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global economy
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ndi
PwC New Zealand’s 21st CEO Survey shows NZ CEOs expect the worst for the global economy but are positive about their own company's success.
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Are NZ's policy makers hampering global innovation?
Tue, 26th Jan 2016
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it in healthcare
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NZ's policy impact on global innovation ranked 28th, study urges 'win-win' strategies for growth.
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Kiwis in the running for global startup awards
Fri, 14th Aug 2015
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talent unleashed
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investing
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cios
The chance to spend time with Richard Branson is on offer in this year's Talent Unleashed Awards, with an entrepreneur school and funding on the way.
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RBA hold cash rate at 2.25%, says further easing 'may be appropriate'
Tue, 3rd Mar 2015
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us
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australian dollar
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inflation
The Reserve Bank of Australia held its cash rate unchanged, having cut the benchmark to a record low last month, saying further cuts may be appropriat.
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NZ dollar rebounds to pre-OCR levels as higher yields lure investors
Tue, 10th Feb 2015
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australian dollar
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nz dollar
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new zealand dollar
The New Zealand dollar has regained ground lost after the Reserve Bank moved its policy to neutral late last month, as investors are attracted to t.
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NZ dollar gains on Australian trade figures, Chinese services
Tue, 6th Jan 2015
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new zealand dollar
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inflation
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greece
The New Zealand dollar gained after better than expected Australian trade data and upbeat Chinese services sector figures stoked optimism about dem.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, rounding out 18% annual gain led by Chorus
Wed, 31st Dec 2014
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nz
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telco
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chorus
New Zealand shares fell on the last day of 2014, rounding out an 18 percent annual gain that was led by telecommunications network operator Chorus,.
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NZ dollar drifts lower has slide in crude oil saps risk appetite
Mon, 15th Dec 2014
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bnz
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new zealand dollar
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wall street
The New Zealand dollar fell as the continued decline in crude oil prices stoked concern that global economic growth may be faltering, weighing on e.
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World Week Ahead: Fed meeting looms
Mon, 15th Dec 2014
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russia
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greece
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wall street
US Federal Reserve policy makers are set to gather in the wake of Wall Street's worst weekly drop in three years, amid heightened concern that the.
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NZ expects to benefit from G20 commitment to lift economic growth
Mon, 17th Nov 2014
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it infrastructure
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fletcher building
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productivity
New Zealand expects to benefit from commitments secured at the G20 Leaders' Summit, from the world's 20 biggest economies, to lift economic growth.
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Alliance Group annual profit rises 11% on demand for red meat, higher prices
Fri, 7th Nov 2014
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global economy
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shareholders
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fta
Alliance Group, the world's largest processor and exporter of sheepmeat, posted an 11 percent rise in annual profit and is distributing $7 million.
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TechEd LIVE: Microsoft NZ urges IT industry to mentor next generation
Fri, 12th Sep 2014
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cloud services
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microsoft
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it training
Microsoft NZ champions mentoring at TechEd, urging tech pros to guide NZ's next-gen talents for a thriving future in IT.
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Growing NZ ICT industry helps smash LinkedIn 50-million member APAC milestone
Fri, 14th Feb 2014
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telco
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linkedin
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nz
LinkedIn has crossed 50 million members in the Asia Pacific region, with New Zealand among nine countries in the region that have over one million members.
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Business confidence rises high up in the NZ sky
Thu, 1st Aug 2013
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nz
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business confidence
New Zealand business confidence rose to its highest in more than 14 years in July amid signs of a broader economic expansion.
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Alcatel alerts industry to India layoffs
Mon, 15th Oct 2012
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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nokia
French telecom equipment maker will reduce it's Indian workforce by 1,000 people as the global economy takes its toll.
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Huawei on target
Tue, 16th Aug 2011
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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cfo
Half-year results solid as device & enterprise divisions drive growth.
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INNOVATE OR LITIGATE
Mon, 1st Mar 2010
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amazon
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patents
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global economy
Patent law threatens to stifle innovation in the fast-paced internet era, with lengthy processes and 'blocking patents'.