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Cloud
Logitech develops Chromebook-certified stylus pen for educators
According to Logitech, the stylus has been created for children and teachers alike.
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WelTec
Whitireia and WelTec preparing graduates to fill ICT skills shortage
"Creating positive konga and employer outcomes by collaborating with industry is a key objective of Whitireia and WelTec, and this programme is a great example."
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Servers
Solving the server puzzle: Making the ‘workloads’ work for you
When you rely on third-party server providers, you lose complete control over your data and software. On-premise server solutions address such challenges, but they come at a cost.
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Mental Health
Virtual reality could help treat anxiety - research
The research could pave the way for large-scale efficacy testing, clinical use and cost-effective delivery of intelligent individualised VR technology.
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Education
Hands-on review: GoCube Edge
GoCube’s S.T.E.M. smart cube and app helped me solve a decades-old puzzle.
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Education
NZ cyber security education company closes $2.3m seed round
"It's a critical time for security education, as w'ere seeing illustrated by increased security incidents in all parts of the world."
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IT professionals
Role of IT continues to evolve, SolarWinds report captures tech pro sentiments
As tech pros look to the future, 62% of respondents say they're motivated to succeed in their roles and nearly all (81%) agree there will be multiple opportunities to develop and enhance their careers in the next year.
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Education
D2L continues to expand in A/NZ market, bringing lifelong learning to more
D2L has made a number of significant hires for its business leadership team, in order to continue to drive growth in the Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) region.
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Cybersecurity
Universities turn to privileged access management as they adopt Essential Eight cybersecurity strategies
The education sector continues to be a key target for a cyber attack.
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Google
Synnex NZ snaps up Google Workspace distie deal for schools and businesses
New Zealand businesses and now have access to the Google Workspace platform with the help of local distributor.
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Education
Dynabook expands education laptop range with 11.6" Dynabook E-10S
The 1.15 kilogram laptop is 19.9 mm thin, designed to be lightweight and compact.
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Education
Jamf updates teacher and parent support for Mac & other Apple devices
The updates across Jamf Teacher and Jamf Parent apps, which are provided as part of the Jamf School offering, support remote and hybrid classroom environments.
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Education
SAS & Malala Fund predict impact of climate change on girls' education
Malala Fund will use these findings to encourage leaders at the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference and beyond to take action.
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SaaS
Case study: How Pattern helped SimTutor secure online education
SimTutor provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed for online healthcare education and e-learning content creators.
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Cybersecurity
NZTech calls for Govt to fund cybersecurity education as risk ramps up
NZTech says it's time for the Government to put funding into educating Kiwis about how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime, just as it does for road safety.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber criminals target education sector as remote learning increases
“Unfortunately, until all students are back in the classroom full-time, educational institutions will continue to be a popular target for criminals."
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Education
GCSB names recipients of Women in STEM scholarships
The recipients each receive a $10,000 scholarship grant to support their STEM-related career path with the GCSB in fields such as computer science, engineering, and technical analysis.
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Education
New Zealand at serious risk of ruining digital future
"In a world where digital technology underpins every part of our society and economy, we must not risk our digital future."
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Managed Services
WA university extends strategic partnership with Data#3
Data#3 has been chosen by Edith Cowan University (ECU) to renew and maintain the organisation’s secure network managed services.
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Cybersecurity
Vectra and Baidam to offer cybersecurity scholarships for Indigenous peoples
The companies are partnering to provide First Nations’ peoples with scholarships, a full education and technical skills.
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Remote Working
Increases in discretionary spending drives New Zealand PC growth
Strong demand due to students learning from home also fuelled growth.
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Education
Unitec becomes first member to join NZ Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy
The academy has been set up to provide technology and resources to help equip students with the next-generation cybersecurity knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in the rapidly changing cyber-threat landscape.
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Education
The Access Group acquires Abintegro, extends support for academic institutions
The Access Group has acquired Abintegro Limited, a privately-owned, known for its career development and digital learning technologies.
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Malware
UK university targeted by one million malicious email attacks
The email messages included spam, malware and phishing attacks.