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Kordia Group appoints Joshua Reedy as new CISO
Thu, 16th Mar 2023
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Kordia Group hires Joshua Reedy from Vodafone as Chief Information Security Officer, responsible for internal cyber security posture and team leadership.
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2degrees promotes Emma-Kate Greer to Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Wed, 1st Mar 2023
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Emma-Kate Greer promoted to Chief Corporate Affairs Officer by 2degrees. Will continue to focus on sustainability and Kaupapa Mori initiatives.
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University scholarship honours former Kordia CEO Scott Bartlett
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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ASB, Kordia and the University of Waikato have announced a new scholarship to provide financial support to outstanding students.
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University of Waikato awards contract to global education technology SaaS provider
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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Tribal Group wins three-year contract with University of Waikato to deploy Student Marketing-Recruitment solution.
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University of Waikato says it's 'game on' for esports
Fri, 17th Dec 2021
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In what might just be a New Zealand first, budding esports stars can now study this booming industry as part of their university degrees.
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Roadmap launched to grow New Zealand's robotics industry
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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New Zealand launches national strategy to boost robotics and automation sector, set to replace up to 46% of jobs by 2040.
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Aotearoa's cyber skills shortage: The tug-of-war between talent supply & demand
Wed, 1st Dec 2021
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Like any balance of supply and demand, there's a frustrating gap between what graduates are taught and what the market needs.
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University of Waikato launches AI research institute 'Te Ipu o te Mahara'
Wed, 28th Apr 2021
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Te Ipu o te Mahara, which means ‘A Receptacle of Consciousness’, is an institute that will explore real-time analytics in big data and machine learning.
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Arista Networks to build networking infrastructure for University of Waikato
Wed, 21st Apr 2021
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The build, which covers the university’s data centre, campus, and wireless environments, will support more than 12,000 students and 1,600 staff.
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University of Waikato installs NVIDIA supercomputer to advance AI research
Tue, 20th Apr 2021
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Supercomputer dubbed 'The Ferrari of computing' installed at University of Waikato to boost AI research capabilities.
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Researchers to examine Māori perspectives on ethical data management
Thu, 1st Oct 2020
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University of Waikato professors secure funding for research on Māori approaches to privacy and governance in the digital environment.
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Kordia Women in Tech scholarship awarded to Kaitlin Te Rito
Fri, 17th Jul 2020
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Bachelor of Engineering student Kaitlin Te Rito has scooped the Kordia Women in Technology scholarship for 2020.
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NZ data scientists receive $13m to solve environmental problems
Thu, 24th Oct 2019
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New Zealand universities secure £13m funding for project to tackle environmental issues with data science and AI.
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Waikato Uni opens NZ's first esports arena
Fri, 16th Aug 2019
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University of Waikato launches NZ's first uni esports facility.
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University of Waikato's Cyber Challenge kicks off
Thu, 30th May 2019
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Waikato University's CROW kicks off the largest NZ Cyber Challenge yet, led by new head Dr. Kumar.
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Meet the future of women in IT
Mon, 25th Mar 2019
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Emily Sopers wins Kordia's Women in Tech Scholarship, aiming to fix IT's gender gap.
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Dr Ryan Ko steps down as head of Cybersecurity Researchers of Waikato
Tue, 18th Dec 2018
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Dr Ryan Ko exits CROW, takes UQ Cyber chair in Australia, heralding key security role shift.
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Kordia launches Women in Tech scholarship at the University of Waikato
Mon, 12th Nov 2018
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The scholarship is established to acknowledge and support up-and-coming female talent and future technology leaders.
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This app can tell if your Wi-Fi is 'NetStinky'
Tue, 16th Oct 2018
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A researcher at the University of Waikato has created a ‘NetStinky’ way of telling whether your home internet network has been breached.
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Waikato businesses great at ideation but stumble at commercialisation, says expert
Mon, 8th Oct 2018
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The Waikato might be one of the best at producing innovative ideas, but it’s not so good at commercialising them.
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NZ Cyber Security Challenge confronts issues facing women in cybersecurity
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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NZ Cyber Security Challenge aims to bridge gender gap in fast-growing sector.
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Industrial revolution will shape NZ's dairy and farming industries
Wed, 27th Jun 2018
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New Zealand's dairy and farming sectors face major impacts from the industrial revolution, says data expert Dr Albert Bifet. #IoT #bigdata.
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Kiwi partnership keeping a 'vigilant' eye on fraudsters
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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The University of Waikato and Vigilance are partnering to create a fraud detection tool that can spot data anomalies more accurately.
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Waikato Uni researcher travels to NATO's cybersecurity hub
Thu, 10th May 2018
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University of Waikato lecturer examines NATO's approach to deterring cyber attacks, highlighting the need for international norms and cyber resilience.