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UoA conducts industrial robotics 5G trial with Spark
Fri, 14th Jul 2023
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In collaboration with Spark, researchers from the University of Auckland are exploring the potential of 5G to transform the world of industrial robotics.
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AI better equipped to determine company value – report
Tue, 16th May 2023
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University of Auckland researchers use artificial intelligence to accurately value stocks, outperforming traditional methods. #AI #Finance.
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Blockchain NZ appoints Ben Rose as Executive Council
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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network infrastructure
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blockchain
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bnz
Ben Rose of Binance NZ has been appointed to the executive council of Blockchain NZ, aimed at promoting blockchain and cryptocurrency in Aotearoa.
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The link between cybersecurity, extremist threat and misinformation online in Aotearoa
Mon, 27th Jun 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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internetnz
Long story short, it's often the case that misinformation, threat and extremism link closely to cybersecurity issues and cyber harm.
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88% of C-suites will increase digital solutions for sustainability
Thu, 21st Apr 2022
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digital transformation
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tcs
A TCS study finds that 88% of C-suites in the Asia Pacific will increase the use of digital solutions to help drive sustainability over the next three years.
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The GDPR and NZ: Why this relationship is so important to the future of data privacy in Aotearoa
Mon, 29th Nov 2021
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cloud services
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data protection
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pam
In 2018, a new unprecedented data privacy law took the EU and, by association, the rest of the world by storm.
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University of Auckland students win trans-Tasman IT Challenge
Mon, 23rd Aug 2021
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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myob
University of Auckland students have won the trans-Tasman MYOB IT Challenge with an app designed to help SMEs gain customer insights.
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Facebook teams up with UoA for information governance
Tue, 13th Jul 2021
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facebook
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auckland university
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it governance
Facebook partners with University of Auckland to support new information governance course, offering scholarships to underrepresented students.
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UoA researchers work with Māori to evaulate online mental health platform
Wed, 5th May 2021
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te reo māori
Researchers want to understand what encourages and prevents Māori from using an online platform to support mental health and wellbeing.
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University of Auckland selects AWS as strategic cloud provider
Fri, 30th Apr 2021
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cloud services
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contact centre
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digital transformation
The University of Auckland has chosen Amazon Web Services as its strategic cloud provider for digital transformation.
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Auckland uni selects Datrium for DX via BEarena and ASI Solutions
Fri, 12th Jun 2020
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cloud services
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storage
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dr
UoA teams up with Datrium to revamp its IT infrastructure by adopting cloud solutions for better disaster recovery.
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University of Auckland takes top spot in sustainability rankings
Wed, 29th Apr 2020
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University of Auckland tops global uni sustainability rankings, excelling in UN goals.
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University of Auckland utilises AWS to improve student experience
Fri, 14th Feb 2020
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cloud services
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contact centre
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hyperscale
The University of Auckland has upgraded its student experience with enhanced communication capability utilising Consegna and Amazon Web Services.
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Soul Machines raises $40m, steps closer to global aspirations
Wed, 15th Jan 2020
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crm
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martech
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customer service
Soul Machines raises $40m to advance human-machine collaboration. Investment led by Temasek and includes Salesforce Ventures.
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University of Auckland students launch app for Stress Less Week
Wed, 9th Oct 2019
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apps
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students
Auckland students launch digital treasure hunt to beat exam stress. #UniAucklandFun #StressLessWeek.
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UiPath brings automation skills to ANZ students
Thu, 20th Jun 2019
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edutech
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it automation
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forrester research
UiPath partners with Uni of Auckland to offer RPA skills, training 1M+ students globally in automation.
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Students raise the investment stakes in trading challenge
Wed, 29th May 2019
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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auckland university
For the first time, teams were allowed to trade on cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Cardano, and Ethereum as well as more traditional investments.
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University of Auckland signs deal with Dropbox to drive collaborative research
Mon, 27th May 2019
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Auckland Uni teams up with Dropbox for cutting-edge research collaboration.
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Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
Fri, 12th Apr 2019
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university of canterbury
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auckland university
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science
NASA's release of the first photograph of a black hole has sparked media interest and proven the accuracy of decades of scientific work.
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Phone ringing? This biohack wants you to bite down and ChewIt
Tue, 19th Feb 2019
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iot
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auckland university
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gadgets
So your phone’s ringing, but instead of swiping right or pushing a Bluetooth button you bite down on a tiny piece of tech that sits in your mouth.
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Auckland Uni selects Rimini Street to update payroll systems
Tue, 29th Jan 2019
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payroll systems
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auckland university
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The University of Auckland has onboarded Rimini Street to upgrade its HR software in order to comply with this year’s changes to payday filing.
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Homegrown stress relief app to be launched next year
Fri, 14th Dec 2018
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app development
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apm
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low-code
New 'BadGood' app by Auckland team offers novel, fun stress relief through unique smartphone interaction.
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Twitter bots create a third of the world's misinformation
Wed, 21st Nov 2018
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auckland university
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twitter
Lies, fake news and misinformation – this is the age of the internet, and Twitter bots are largely responsible for perpetrating it.
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'Tech supported by people' paradigm the way forward
Thu, 1st Nov 2018
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it automation
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auckland university
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robotics
Adopt 'tech supported by people' model to optimise intelligent automation impact, advises Uni Expert.