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Big Data LDN 2023 day one unveils top data trends
Mon, 25th Sep 2023
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Mike Ferguson, Conference Chair, opened Big Data LDN 2023, summarising the top ten key data management and analytics trends.
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Datacom forms strategic partnership with Nozomi Networks
Tue, 1st Aug 2023
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iot security
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Datacom has formed a strategic partnership with Nozomi Networks to provide full-service IT and OT MSSP offerings designed to defend Aotearoa’s infrastructure.
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Hand-on review: Sony X-Series XG500 Portable Bluetooth Speaker & Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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For as long as I can remember, Sony have been known as purveyors of quality sound. I leapt at the opportunity to review two of their latest products.
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Weta Digital sells technology division for $2.3b to US firm
Thu, 11th Nov 2021
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gaming
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Unity, which produces software for game developers and digital artists, has agreed to acquire the studio's tools, pipeline of work, technology and 275 staff.
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Hands-on review: Vivo X50 Pro 5G
Thu, 15th Oct 2020
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gaming
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smartphones
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I’m already convinced that I want to be the next stellar movie director to come out of New Zealand when I grow up.
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COVID-19 creates 'perfect storm' for business fraud in NZ
Thu, 8th Oct 2020
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COVID-19 creates perfect storm for business fraud in New Zealand, with cases of embezzlement and Ponzi schemes on the rise.
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Amazon to produce Lord of the Rings television series
Tue, 14th Nov 2017
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Amazon secures rights to create a new Lord of the Rings TV saga for Prime Video users.
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Peter Jackson teams up with Apple to create augmented reality experiences
Mon, 31st Jul 2017
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Jackson’s Wellington company, WingNut Film Productions revealed the first taste of what they have been working on...
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Keisha Castle-Hughes and Manu Bennett coming to Auckland Armageddon
Mon, 12th Oct 2015
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The Armageddon Expo made a big announcement this afternoon confirming that Keisha Castle-Hughes and Manu Bennett will attend the Auckland event.
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First Avatar sequel put back a year, says Cameron
Wed, 14th Jan 2015
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The first of the three sequels to the blockbuster movie, Avatar, has been set back a year because of delays in completing the scripts, the films' d.
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Sweeter NZ govt film incentive to boost activity, NZFC's Gibson says
Tue, 25th Nov 2014
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New Zealand's film industry is gearing up for a bumper year as the government's sweeter incentives lures foreign projects and boosts domestic produ.
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Kiwis loving Kiwi movies online
Thu, 4th Jul 2013
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Mt Zion and The Hobbit two of New Zealand's favourite flicks to watch online at home.
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The Hobbit – too much tech?
Mon, 17th Dec 2012
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Peter Jackson's The Hobbit faces criticism for its high-tech frame rate, worrying fans it may detract from Middle Earth's charm.