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Editorial: Govt needs to take another look at GCSB's Huawei decision
COMMENT: To be damned if you do and damned if you do not, can make for good decisions. If the Government now decides to let Spark buy Huawei's next generation mobile phone technology it will be accused of caving in to diplomatic pressure... 
© 2019 NZ Herald 5:05am 

A virtual reality check for small business
This is the second edition in an eight-week series, made possible by MYOB, looking at how technology is changing the way New Zealand businesses operate. Virtual, augmented and mixed reality: those terms are part of a spatial computing... 
© 2019 NZ Herald 12:35am 

Spark weighs options as UK government clears Huawei
Spark has been given fresh hope in its battle to use Huawei technology, with the surprise news that the British government has given the Chinese company the green light.Citing inside sources, the Financial Times reports the... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Mon 11:05am 

Minister travels to UAE and Egypt
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor travels to the United Arab Emirates this evening and then onto Egypt for meetings on trade, food security and agricultural technology. 
© 2019 Sun 8:45pm 

Let's play Metro Exodus with Nvidia RTX ray tracing
Metro Exodus is a terrific game, and a flagship title for Nvidia's RTX real-time ray tracing technology. Let's take a look at both. 
© 2019 PC World Fri 6:25pm 

Gallagher extends its partnership with the Gallagher Chiefs
Global technology company Gallagher have announced they have extended their contract with the Chiefs Rugby Club through till 2022. 
© 2019 Fri 11:55am 

The devil is in the details for the new 'mega-polytechnic'
Analysis - The government's plan for a monster merger of all 16 polytechnics and institutes of technology has taken everyone by surprise, writes John Gerritsen. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Thu 7:15pm 

Japan turns to tech to cut long working hours
Overwork is a longstanding problem in Japan and companies are turning to technology for solutions. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Wed 5:45pm 

Polytechnic mega-merger will take over apprentices and industry trainees
A new national body will take over all of New Zealand's 110,000 polytechnic students and 140,000 apprentices and industry trainees in a massive shakeup proposed today.The proposed NZ Institute of Skills and Technology will take... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Wed 12:35am 

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How sending handwritten letters created a $1bn firm
Technology company Celonis got its first business customers by writing them letters by hand to stand out from the crowd. 
© 2019 BBCWorld 2:55pm 

Drying up the talent pool
Aviation technology faces a bleak future as governments regulate to shut down the hobby that created innovators and heros like Sir Frank Whittle and Neil Armstrong. 
© 2019 Aardvark 2:45pm 

We’re going to see the emergence of RegTech as an industry: Sri Shivananda
Raking in over US$15.4 billion in revenue in the last financial year, PayPal exceeded the US$100 bn mark in total payment volumes in 2017. A tête-à-tête with the man spearheading technology at PayPal, Sri Shivananda, SVP and CTO, throws light on the tech innovations that take center stage in the digital payments space, the impact of IoT, and the evolution of RegTech as an industry. 
© 2019 PC World Mon 11:45am 

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Ford puts bed hoggers in their place and other news
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology stories of the week. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Sat 3:25am 

Southern Institute of Technology battle, why Southlanders should care
From 1100 students and declining to a success story, the important role SIT plays in Southland. 
© 2019 Fri 5:35pm 

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Huawei boss says US 'ban' is motivated by trade war
Huawei has hit back at mounting US pressure on the Chinese company, claiming American calls for allies to block its technology from the rollout of 5G telecom networks will have minimal impact on its global business.Speaking with... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Thu 7:05pm 

SIT critical of proposal to merge training providers
Southern Institute of Technology chief executive Penny Simmons said the proposal 'looks potentially damaging for SIT and Southland'. 
© 2019 Wed 4:25pm 

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