Stories by RNZ - Page 2
'Such a mess' - IT teams work overnight to fix immigration glitch
Immigration advisers have described the first day of the country's new residence scheme as a shambles.
Waikato District Health Board cyberattack: Cancer hub out of action in chaotic aftermath
A cyber security breach that brought Waikato District Health Board to its knees took out one of the country's four regional cancer hubs, prompting the Cancer Control Agency to declare a national emergency to get patients with life-threatening cancer conditions moved to other hospitals.
Waikato DHB warned a cyberattack 'catastrophic for patient safety'
Waikato DHB was warned its IT security was severely compromised months before a massive ransomware attack that brought Waikato Hospital to its knees.
Weta Digital sells technology division for $2.3b to US firm
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.
Watchdog expects telecommunications retail service issues to be addressed
The Commerce Commission wants to see an improvement in the quality of retail services offered by the telecommunications industry.
Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ
Internet infrastructure provider Vocus has confirmed it was hit with a DDoS attack which took its internet down for about an hour today, affecting people across the country.
Commerce Commission wants better outcomes for complaints about telecommunications industry
The Commerce Commission wants to see improvements to the telecommunications dispute resolution scheme (TDRS) in order to deliver better results for consumers and the industry.
Complete connection: the 75-year evolution of the mobile phone
The first mobile phone call was made 75 years ago, in a car. How has technology changed since then and what does the future of communication technology look like?
Datacom Group profit up 84%
Leading technology company Datacom Group has nearly doubled its profit on the back of a large revenue gain driven by increasing demand for digital services.
Kaseya VSA ransomware: Extent of impact yet to be seen, experts say
IT specialists are warning the full extent of the harm done in the latest big ransomware attack is yet to emerge.
CertNZ warns NZ users of Kaseya VSA to shut it down
CertNZ is warning New Zealand organisations using Kaseya VSA software to manage their IT infrastructure they may be at risk of an attack by a Russian-based ransomware.
Morrison & Co join takeover of Australia's Telstra mobile towers
Wellington-based investment manager Morrison & Co is part of a group buying 49 percent of Australian telecommunication giant Telstra's mobile towers business.
Waikato DHB won't face fines for data breach, but may face liability - Privacy Commissioner
Waikato District Health Board will not be fined for patient data being hacked, but it may face liability if harm is caused from it, the Privacy Commissioner says.
Internal Affairs' intelligence and investigation system panned
The Department of Internal Affairs has given up on running a single investigation and intelligence system after years of trying to set one up.
Cyber security breach reports rise 25%
The number of cyber security incidents reported in this country has risen 25 percent since the same time last year.
Number porting fraud prompts extra measure from telcos
Telcos have banded together in an attempt to stamp out a relatively uncommon but potentially devastating type of fraud.
New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts.
Volunteer Service Abroad hit by ransomware attack but no data taken
Volunteer Service Abroad has been the victim of a ransomware attack, however experts say no information was taken.
Travel software firm Serko suffers sharp losses amid pandemic disruption
Travel software company Serko has posted a sharply higher loss as the pandemic grounded much of its business.
NZ software firm Timely snapped up by overseas buyer
Another New Zealand software firm has been snapped up by an overseas buyer.
Plan for Christchurch Call to target social media algorithms welcomed
A tech specialist says targeting social media algorithms is an important step to reduce extremist online content.
Xero draws massive profits in pandemic
A solid rebound from the pandemic has delivered a strong lift in profits for accounting software firm Xero.
Core telecommunications services to keep being regulated to protect consumers
The consumer watchdog will continue to regulate three core telecommunications services in order to protect consumers.
2degrees reports record annual revenue
Growth in new broadband and mobile customer numbers has helped 2degrees to record high revenue and earnings for the financial year.