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Nanogirl Tour reaches 7500 across first three centres
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 11:09Tags News, Web media

With the support of Spark, the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering, the MacDiarmid Institute and Beca, the tour is visiting seven centres around New Zealand between December 2nd and December 17th. Comments (Comments)

Samsung Electronics partners with Te Papa Bug Lab
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 11:03Tags News, Web media

Samsung Electronics New Zealand is supporting Te Papa as the technology partner on blockbuster summer exhibition Bug Lab. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data publishes IT predictions for 2017
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:32Tags News, Web media

Dimension Data, a global ICT solutions and services provider, today published its top IT predictions for 2017, and the focus on digital is set to remain the key trend in the industry for the next 12 months. Comments (Comments)

Torpedo7 and 1-Day founders behind acquisition of Travelbug and BookIt online businesses
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:27Tags News, Web media

Travel Booking Services 2016 LP has purchased Trade Me's accommodation website, Travelbug, and online booking engine, BookIt. Comments (Comments)

Accenture teams with Code.org once again
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:22Tags News, Web media

Accenture employees pledge more than 10,000 hours to participate in Hour of Code tutorials, teach computer programming to students, promote access to computer science education. Comments (Comments)

HP New Zealand Partner Awards 2016 winners announced
Posted on 2-Dec-2016 17:20Tags News, Web media

Ingram Micro had an outstanding night, picking up the highly contested Distributor of the Year Award for the team’s dedication to creating engagement not only with HP, but also throughout the wider Reseller community. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ announces partnership with AV/VR Garage
Posted on 21-Nov-2016 10:02Tags News, Web media

The AR/VR Garage - established by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) as part of the region's wider innovation network - has been set up to accelerate and showcase the development of New Zealand's AR/VR capability with a view to creating globally significant outcomes across key sectors. Comments (Comments)

Education and Social Enterprise top priorities for problem-solving Auckland entrepreneurs
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 15:33Tags News, Web media

Next month, over 120 entrepreneurs will gather in Auckland to create unique solutions to some of the most challenging issues and opportunities facing society today - education and social enterprise. Comments (Comments)

New book of Kiwi tech cartoons launching at Ignite NZ
Posted on 24-Oct-2016 18:32Tags News, Web media

A new book of technology-themed cartoons by Kiwi cartoonist 'Jim' will be officially launched at the Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016 conference being held at SKYCITY in Auckland. Comments (Comments)

AT&T confirms buying Time Warner Inc.
Posted on 23-Oct-2016 13:15Tags News, Web media

AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire Time Warner in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at US$107.50 per share. Comments (Comments)

New player wants to shake things up in the recruitment game
Posted on 17-Oct-2016 19:59Tags News, Web media

PreviewMe is on a mission to take on the recruitment industry with its video platform. The start-up is working with a wide range of businesses and candidates and encouraging them to think differently about how jobs are promoted and applied for. Comments (Comments)

GEO and NZ Post trial to cut time-wasting on the job
Posted on 17-Oct-2016 19:53Tags News, Web media

Mobile workforce software company GEO has launched a nationwide trial with NZ Post's one-click courier service, BringIt, that allows customers to have parcels delivered quickly, usually within an hour and straight from their smartphones, at a discounted rate. Comments (Comments)

The Icehouse opens applications for new Flux Accelerator
Posted on 11-Oct-2016 20:43Tags News, Web media

The Icehouse's new Flux Accelerator offers up to $100,000 to tech start-ups. Comments (Comments)

Victoria University of Wellington joins prestigious online course provider
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:15Tags News, Web media

In a first for a New Zealand university, Victoria University of Wellington is partnering with some of the world's top academic institutions in a respected online platform that provides high quality education around the globe. Comments (Comments)

Venn Korea Starts Crowdfunding Campaign to Launch Independent Commercial Real Estate Aggregator in South Korea
Posted on 13-Sep-2016 14:25Tags News, Web media

Venn Korea starts crowdfunding campaign to launch independent commercial Real estate aggregator in South Korea. Comments (Comments)

Spark to move Xtra email services away from Yahoo to New Zealand provider
Posted on 13-Sep-2016 14:23Tags News, Web media

Spark has announced today it will be moving its Xtra email service to New Zealand-owned email provider, SMX. Comments (Comments)

InternetNZ announces 2016/2017 strategic partners
Posted on 9-Sep-2016 19:16Tags News, Web media

InternetNZ has announced this year's strategic partnerships with organisations that align with its vision and goal. InternetNZ works with these partners on a range of issues and provide funding so that they can keep doing their mission. Comments (Comments)

Spark Lab takes to the road, with plans to visit major centres across New Zealand
Posted on 5-Sep-2016 19:42Tags News, Web media

For the first time since launching in Auckland two years ago, Spark's free innovation and ideas workshop, Spark Lab, is going national. Comments (Comments)

StretchSense to feature at Canterbury Tech Summit
Posted on 27-Aug-2016 09:19Tags News, Web media

Sensor technologies that can stretch with human motion and help improve how people interact with technology are rapidly developing as a New Zealand company is taking this technology to the world. Comments (Comments)

Startups gain access to over $20 million in cloud credits from Lightning Lab and Microsoft New Zealand
Posted on 16-Nov-2015 09:21Tags News, Web media

The partnership between Lightning Lab and Microsoft New Zealand has been backing some of New Zealand's most promising startup companies and is now worth over $20 million in cloud credits. Comments (Comments)

Wellington City Council and BizDojo open tech hub
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 13:02Tags News, Web media

The Wellington City Council and BizDojo are launching Wellington's new tech hub and Collider programme - a key component of the Council's Economic Development Strategy. The tech hub will be a place for Wellington's innovative businesses to call home, says Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. Comments (Comments)

On-demand delivery start-up UrbanSherpa starts second fund raising round
Posted on 2-Nov-2015 19:34Tags News, Web media

About 3,500 Aucklanders and 20 businesses have signed up to the $12 service which can pick up and pay for their takeaways, groceries and shopping. Comments (Comments)

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)


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