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Huawei becomes GridAKL foundation partner
Posted on 13-May-2015 15:43Tags News, Web media

Global networking and telecommunications company Huawei has become the foundation partner of Auckland's innovation hub GridAKL, in a $1 million sponsorship which is expected to help Auckland's most innovative ICT and digital companies make inroads into international markets. Comments (Comments)

Verizon to Acquire AOL
Posted on 13-May-2015 10:16Tags News, Web media

Verizon Communications Inc. has announced the signing of an agreement to purchase AOL Inc. for $50 per share -- an estimated total value of approximately $4.4 billion. Comments (Comments)

Grants4Apps Accelerator Program 2015 looking for health tech innovations
Posted on 11-May-2015 15:03Tags News, Web media

Bayer New Zealand Ltd is inviting health technology start-up companies looking for support to bring their innovation to market to apply to the Grants4Apps Accelerator program. Comments (Comments)

Parliament TV to use new Kordia advanced video web streaming platform
Posted on 11-May-2015 14:35Tags News, Web media

Kordia NZ has announced the launch of a new video web streaming platform that simplifies delivery and improves the quality of live video feeds to the internet. Comments (Comments)

Finalists named for 2015 CIO Awards
Posted on 8-May-2015 09:45Tags News, Web media

Conferenz and IDC have announced this year's finalists in the CIO Awards which recognise individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business. Comments (Comments)

Nanogirl named as Bright Sparks ambassador
Posted on 5-May-2015 10:55Tags News, Web media

New Bright Sparks ambassador Michelle Dickinson encourages girls to get involved in technology. Comments (Comments)

High profile Silicon Valley thought leaders to visit New Zealand
Posted on 28-Apr-2015 15:32Tags News, Web media

Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures and Adiba Barney, CEO of Silicon Valley Forum to visit the country. Comments (Comments)

Braintree announces expansion into New Zealand
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 20:47Tags News, Web media

Less than two months after announcing plans for an APAC launch into Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, the company announced its expansion into New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Wellington Tech Hub one step closer
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 20:22Tags News, Web media

The go-to place for Wellington's innovative tech community to connect, collaborate and generate new and exciting ideas is a step closer with the establishment of a Tech Hub by Wellington City Council. Comments (Comments)

Zomato and Uber announce global tie-up to provide enhanced experience to diners
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 13:43Tags News, Web media

Zomato, a global restaurant search and discovery app, and Uber have announced a partnership that will help both products bring more to their users across the globe. Comments (Comments)

The Warehouse and neighbourly.co.nz announce partnership
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 13:40Tags News, Web media

Neighbourly.co.nz is building a small family of corporate partnerships with New Zealand companies focused on connecting more closely with and enhancing their local communities. Comments (Comments)

Mobile app Postr brings news, deals and weather to lock screens
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 13:26Tags News, Web media

Postr is rolling out new features to its lock screen app that enable users to browse news, weather and deals without having to unlock their mobile phone. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand company Transfercar selected for Silicon Valley startups accelerator
Posted on 15-Apr-2015 08:47Tags News, Web media

Auckland-based Transfercar is one of only 30 companies chosen from thousands of applicants worldwide to take part in the a four-month programme. Comments (Comments)

Wellington companies make the cut in Hi-Tech Awards
Posted on 27-Mar-2015 10:15Tags News, Web media

Wellington's economic development agency is thrilled to see a strong result from the region's high-tech businesses with eight Wellington-based companies named as finalists in this year's Hi-Tech Awards. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi Tech Firm on Track to Meet Crowdfunding Target
Posted on 25-Mar-2015 09:30Tags News, Web media

Kiwi social marketplace app SellShed are on track to exceed their fund target after just two weeks of raising money via equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe. Comments (Comments)

ICQ introduces new privacy settings and support for Android 5
Posted on 20-Mar-2015 11:43Tags News, Web media

A new version of ICQ offers extended privacy features and supports Android 5 features. Comments (Comments)

Equitise take-over Rabble and celebrate with competition for NZ businesses
Posted on 20-Mar-2015 11:30Tags News, Web media

New Zealand's third equity-crowdfunding service, Equitise, is gaining a major competitive advantage with its acquisition of the unique Rabble.co.nz online business community. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft new services empower business transformation
Posted on 19-Mar-2015 14:49Tags News, Web media

Microsoft Corp. has announced the availability of new products and services designed to enable people and organizations to put data to work, driving better results for business of all sizes. Comments (Comments)

Organisations warned to invest in digital customer engagement
Posted on 16-Mar-2015 11:06Tags News, Web media

Organisations that don't embrace digital customer engagement channels – web chat, social media, SMS, smart phones and mobile applications, video - into their engagement strategies within the next two years, are likely to see their customers jump ship to competitors that do. Comments (Comments)

Thirty years of .COM domains - and the numbers are up
Posted on 13-Mar-2015 12:57Tags News, Web media

This Sunday 15 March 2015 will mark 30 years since the first .COM domain name -- Symbolics.com -- was registered, and the Internet and world as we know it changed forever. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi tech start-up SellShed to crowdfund expansion
Posted on 9-Mar-2015 10:40Tags News, Web media

A rapidly growing Kiwi tech startup aims to raise $500,000 through equity crowdfunding to continue to expand its social marketplace app, which is based on a geo-advertising business model. Comments (Comments)

Prizes won for apps to improve students' experience of Wellington
Posted on 9-Mar-2015 10:39Tags News, Web media

A team of three former and current Victoria University of Wellington students are $10,000 richer after taking out the top prize in a competition to create a mobile app that will enhance students' experience of the capital city. Comments (Comments)

New business accelerator to focus on product startups
Posted on 9-Mar-2015 10:36Tags News, Web media

In a first for New Zealand, the Wellington region will host a business acceleration programme designed to give startups with a physical product the opportunity to grow their companies faster through the combination of seed funding, intensive mentoring and focused business and product development. Comments (Comments)

Chromacon 2015 returns to Auckland
Posted on 24-Feb-2015 21:28Tags News, Web media

Chromacon, a celebration of homegrown comic art, graphic and gaming design, and animation is returning to Auckland's Aotea Centre on 18 and 19 April. Comments (Comments)

New local app designed to streamline business travel
Posted on 12-Feb-2015 14:40Tags News, Web media

The Orbit Travel App has been created by Kiwi-owned Travel Management Company, Orbit Corporate Travel. It will enable travelers to save time and secure access to all itinerary details with real-time notification of any changes to bookings. Comments (Comments)


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