Money matters

Unleashed Software, an Auckland-based inventory management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, has announced a Series C investment of $7 million from Movac, New Zealand’s largest and most experienced technology investment company.


The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has released its first ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report: Capturing the opportunities while managing the threats, which gauges how Australia’s largest publicly listed company boards view and manage their exposure to the rapidly evolving cyber world. The information is applicable to New Zealand as well, says Board Dynamics CEO Henri Eliot.

AI and you

For the techno-optimists, artificial intelligence may well be as close as we get to a super power. But, for the techno-pessimists, the rise of artificial intelligence could be hastening our own demise. So is this burgeoning ‘super power’ a blessing or a curse? Depends who you ask, writes Maya Breen. 

Alexia Sinclair’s digital art is part fashion, part montage, part tribute and totally original. Whether her subject is an artistic depiction of Cleopatra or a commission for Canon, the Sydney-based artist combines her unique artistic eye with virtuoso digital skills. And in mid-August she’ll be in Auckland for Semi-Permanent ’09.