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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)

More major events needed for New Zealand's competitive advantage
Posted on 22-Jun-2015 09:30Tags News, Web media

New Zealand needs to do more to attract major international sporting events to improve Kiwi companies' international competitive advantage, says Michael Russel, Origin CEO. Comments (Comments)

Winners and finalists in the 2015 NZ CIO Summit Awards
Posted on 10-Jun-2015 07:50Tags News, Web media

The Awards are made up of five categories, recognizing individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business. Comments (Comments)

Lightbox adds Chromecast and Panasonic Smart TVs to its device line-up
Posted on 9-Jun-2015 11:20Tags News, Web media

Watching online TV has just become easier with Lightbox now adding Google’s popular Chromecast and Panasonic Smart TVs to its device line up. Comments (Comments)

Canon launches search for New Zealand's best environmental projects
Posted on 5-Jun-2015 11:07Tags News, Web media

Canon New Zealand announces today that its 2015 environmental grants programme is open and calls for not-for-profit organisations and schools championing environmental initiatives to apply. Comments (Comments)

Digital content for preschooler Hopster arrives in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 4-Jun-2015 11:10Tags News, Web media

With its unique mix of high quality kids shows and fun educational games in an easy-to-use, ad-free interface, Hopster removes the trade-off between peace and peace of mind when it comes to "screen time". Comments (Comments)

Television vs. Streaming - How Are Kiwis Watching?
Posted on 4-Jun-2015 11:04Tags News, Web media

Global data provides insight to future of New Zealand television according to Quickflix. Comments (Comments)

Ideas flow in inaugural IdeaStarter competition
Posted on 29-May-2015 20:06Tags News, Web media

Almost 150 young, would-be Auckland entrepreneurs have taken the opportunity to test their business ideas by entering the inaugural IdeaStarter - a competition which backs young people to turn their energy and ideas into opportunities. Comments (Comments)

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)


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