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Tech companies dominate Global Brands report
Posted on 5-Oct-2015 19:20Tags News, Web media

Apple and Google hold the #1 and #2 spots, tech brands comprise more than a third of the entire ranking's value, and five brands - Lego, PayPal, MINI, Moet & Chandon and Lenovo - enter the ranking Comments (Comments)

N4L helps OMGTech! support teachers through Pond
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 09:11Tags News, Web media

OMGTech!, a charitable education initiative getting more Kiwi kids interested in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering & maths), will be using online learning hub Pond to make its educational resources accessible to all New Zealand schools. Comments (Comments)

Mobile Learning Centre brings technology to over 100 low decile schools
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 09:09Tags News, Web media

One year on, the Mobile Learning Centre - a community initiative designed to share new technology to New Zealand's most remote and least advantaged communities has travelled over 20,000kms across the North Island visiting over 100 low decile schools. Comments (Comments)

MYOB boosts investment in NZ market with latest acquisition
Posted on 1-Oct-2015 10:15Tags News, Web media

MYOB has strengthened its presence in the New Zealand payroll market by acquiring Information Management Services Limited (IMS), which is based in the Hawkes Bay. Comments (Comments)

OMG Tech! launches mission to get more NZ kids into tech
Posted on 1-Oct-2015 10:10Tags News, Web media

OMG Tech!, a new initiative to amp up the interest of kiwi kids in technology, was officially launched at a function at Spark HQ in central Auckland last night. The fundraising event was attended by a host of business, political and tech industry leaders. Comments (Comments)

Media Design School launches Games Accelerator Programme
Posted on 29-Sep-2015 09:52Tags News, Web media

Media Design School has announced the launch of Media Design School Studios; a brand new initiative on campus that will enable a select group of students to develop their entrepreneurial skills by creating commercially viable start-up game studios. Comments (Comments)

Harmoney completes $200m funding round with a valuation of $100m
Posted on 26-Sep-2015 11:16Tags News, Web media

Company raising working capital to accelerate growth in NZ and Australia. Comments (Comments)

Top digital learning teachers recognised
Posted on 23-Sep-2015 14:58Tags News, Web media

NEXT Foundation and The Mind Lab by Unitec honour first postgraduate graduating class. Comments (Comments)

The Warehouse opens its smallest ever store
Posted on 23-Sep-2015 10:34Tags News, Web media

For those living or working in Auckland's city centre, online shopping has become even easier. Comments (Comments)

Tech law firm Simmonds Stewart introduces KiwiKISS and the KiwiSAFE
Posted on 17-Sep-2015 20:00Tags News, Web media

A common complaint heard from New Zealand startups is that the investment documents used by local seed investors are founder unfriendly and painfully complex. Comments (Comments)

Whananaki School wins HP's national technology competition
Posted on 14-Sep-2015 17:59Tags News, Web media

Whananaki School's entry was one of more than 80 creative video submissions from rural schools across the country. Judges, including a Rural Women New Zealand representative, had the tough job of narrowing down the entries to five winning schools. Comments (Comments)

Harmoney celebrates 1st Birthday and achieves $100m lending milestone
Posted on 10-Sep-2015 01:00Tags News, Web media

Peer to peer marketplace Harmoney celebrates a successful first year as New Zealand's only operating P2P lender, achieving unprecedented growth, creating jobs in New Zealand, Australia and Fiji and preparing to launch in Australia. Comments (Comments)

Virtual reality in a cereal box
Posted on 6-Sep-2015 11:59Tags News, Web media

Kellog's has packed a virtual reality (VR) experience in to its Nutri-Grain 500g size box, linking it to a smartphone app. Comments (Comments)

Vista Entertainment Solutions to enter Japanese market
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:41Tags News, Web media

New Zealand company Vista Entertainment Solutions (VES) has signed a distribution agreement with VINX Corporation to enable the sale and distribution of VES software to the Japanese cinema marketplace for the first time. Comments (Comments)

Government launches Green Paper to explore digital convergence
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:35Tags News, Web media

Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today launched a Green Paper and work programme outlining the Government's response to the challenges and opportunities of a converged world. Comments (Comments)

Victoria University of Wellington launches new Master of Innovation and Commercialisation degree
Posted on 21-Aug-2015 09:37Tags News, Web media

Victoria University of Wellington is launching a new Master's degree aimed at placing students at the coalface of product development and commercialisation. Comments (Comments)

NASA accepting registrations for those wanting to send their name to Mars
Posted on 19-Aug-2015 10:17Tags News, Web media

Mars enthusiasts around the world can participate in NASA's journey to Mars by adding their names to a silicon microchip headed to the Red Planet aboard NASA's InSight Mars lander, scheduled to launch next year. Comments (Comments)

Freelancer reviews 356,000 job requests to find out trends
Posted on 19-Aug-2015 09:46Tags News, Web media

Freelancer's Fast 50 highlights Android outpacing Apple with phones and wearable apps, Social Commerce growing rapidly, and Data Science fast becoming a core business practice. Comments (Comments)

IBM to host New Zealand's first SmartCamp
Posted on 18-Aug-2015 14:43Tags News, Web media

IBM is calling for entrepreneurs to participate in its first New Zealand SmartCamp, to be held in Auckland on 17th September. Comments (Comments)

Social media is one of the emerging trends in the HRM domain, according to Oracle HCM VP
Posted on 17-Aug-2015 14:43Tags News, Web media

In order to thrive in this competitive world, businesses need talented people. CEOs now, more than ever, view their workforce as a critical differentiator says Aaron Green, Vice President, HCM, Oracle APAC. Comments (Comments)

IBM and Hootsuite team to advance cloud and social integration
Posted on 14-Aug-2015 15:36Tags News, Web media

IBM and Hootsuite announced plans to integrate several of their respective cloud and social technologies as well as expertise, to provide Hootsuite clients a fast and reliable social experience. Comments (Comments)

Uber strikes partnership with New Zealand Red Cross
Posted on 5-Aug-2015 12:23Tags News, Web media

Uber has announced a national partnership with New Zealand Red Cross to assist with the mobility of volunteers across the country and provide access to transport for citizens and cities in times of need. Comments (Comments)

Department of Conservation deploys Content Management Solution
Posted on 7-Jul-2015 07:50Tags News, Web media

Department of Conservation (DOC) becomes first Government Department to implement ContentWorX, a new Enterprise Content Management solution from approved panel. Comments (Comments)

Media Design School Ranked 4th Best VFX/Animation School globally
Posted on 29-Jun-2015 18:58Tags News, Web media

The CG Student Awards received 1,000 submissions of portfolios from students and recent graduates who had studied at 216 international schools and training facilities. Comments (Comments)

Personal concierge trend reaches New Zealand
Posted on 25-Jun-2015 20:45Tags News, Web media

A new service concept which utilises real time mobile technology, GPS locators and video calling to allow customers to direct a personal shopper to a store of their choice and make interactive purchases remotely has been launched in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

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