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New project development inhibited by cybersecurity, Kaspersky research states
"There are still some practical steps that can be taken to make sure that an emerging technology or a product reaches its launch. Cybersecurity doesn’t have to be another corporate barrier, but it should be on an integral part of the project all long."
Microsoft: Kiwis find innovation easier post-pandemic
According to newly published survey results, 85% found innovation to be hard before COVID-19, while now just 40% express the same sentiment.
Eight Kiwi businesses named finalists of inaugural Spark 5G Starter Fund
Eight Kiwi businesses were selected by Spark as finalists for the fund and are now in the running for a share of $625,000 worth of prizes.
IBM, Alphabet and well-funded startups in the race for quantum supremacy
"It may not come as a surprise that quantum computing one day replaces artificial intelligence as the mainstream technology to help industries tackle problems they never would have attempted to solve before.”
Fintech innovation set to play huge role in cloud computing market, study finds
"The integration of cloud computing into banking solutions is anticipated to play a crucial role in transforming the banking sector in the forthcoming years.”
Innovation a necessity in a crisis - Microsoft report
Almost all (98%) organisations with the most mature culture of innovation leaders agree that innovation is a necessity to stay resilient during a crisis.
LG embarks on mission to bring unique smartphone designs to life
The Explorer Project is both an initiative and a category of phone, and will include devices that deliver unexplored usability experiences, according to a statement from the company.
New Zealand Campus of Innovation and Sport invests in advanced tech with new partner NTT
“Our goal alongside NTT is to create insights and not just collect information. We want everyone to share in the experience of attending what we believe will be the most innovative sports campus in the world.”
Genesys recognises leaders in customer experience with latest awards
The Genesys Awards celebrates eight companies from around the world for driving significant improvements in business results and delivering 'remarkable' customer experiences.
Samsung named top brand in Asia Pacific for 9th consecutive year
Samsung was named number one across five categories in this year's Top 1000 Brands survey.
Amazon announces $400,000 worth of grant packages for Australian startups and SMBs
Amazon Australia has announced the launch of Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grants, an initiative to recognise innovation by Australian startups, entrepreneurs and SMBs.
Huawei ranks #6 among world’s most innovative companies for 2020
Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft and Huawei occupy the top spots, followed by Alibaba, IBM, Sony and Facebook.
Humans VS machines: Focus must be on people - report
The majority of Australian executives believe organisations need to dramatically reengineer the experiences that bring technology and people together in a more human-centric manner.
Hong Kong's Team Hollo takes out 2020 Microsoft Imagine Cup
What is the connection between mental health and machine learning? Those answers and more came to light at this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup digital event this month.
Alibaba Cloud brings tech innovations to those impacted by COVID-19
“At Alibaba Cloud, we are committed to providing industries that have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with advanced technological solutions that will offer much needed support and guidance."
Disruption – it's coming, ready or not
Suddenly the ultimate disruption has blindsided us and much of what was purely aspirational has become urgent necessity.
Kaspersky named one of the top 100 global innovators
For the second year, it made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator list by Clarivate Analytics, which includes giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google.
Spark rallies Kiwi innovators to share their 5G ideas
Spark is calling on New Zealand’s most innovative businesses to pitch their best ideas about how 5G could benefit the country.
Datrium awarded patents for resiliency and encryption tech
The patents were invented by Datrium’s leaders and engineering team. Many of the same team created the backup deduplication technology at Data Domain.
Report: Budget, staff and cybersecurity a barrier to Australian innovation
Concerns over cybersecurity has been named as one of the main barriers to innovation in Australian companies, according to new research from Ricoh.
Cambridge Quantum Computing teams up with CERN to advance quantum technologies
Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is looking to explore and advance the application of quantum technologies to particle physics as part of the QUATERNION project in the CERN openlab.
Australian business leaders need to up their innovation game
Innovation in Australia is falling, however there is still an opportunity for enterprises to take decisive action and improve business and economic outcomes.
Vodafone opens 5G Innovation Lab in Christchurch
The lab, which is located on Tuam Street, is designed to help New Zealand organisations understand how 5G technology can become part of their business.
CompTIA launches tool to measure emerging tech-readiness
CompTIA says the assessment will help to identify what steps are needed to ensure organisations expand their business.