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Nanogirl wins science communication award
Posted on 13-Nov-2014 10:49Tags News, General

Michelle Dickinson, one of the country's most recognisable scientists, has been awarded one of the year's top honours for her work in making science accessible to a wide range of New Zealanders. Comments (Comments)

Online travel booking company Serko seeks Initial Public Offering of $22 million
Posted on 26-May-2014 13:06Tags News, General

The online corporate travel booking and expense management company plans to list on the NZX Main Board to fuel its growth ambitions. Comments (Comments)

Panasonic New Zealand and Trade Me launch Trade Me television App
Posted on 12-Dec-2012 16:20Tags News, General

Panasonic New Zealand today announced the arrival of a new Smart Viera Trade Me television screen App, expecting it will change the online shopping culture. Comments (Comments)

Auckland Council appoints TelstraClear to standardise its call centres
Posted on 3-Dec-2012 15:52Tags News, General

Council engaged TelstraClear as part of a wider programme of work to continue to unify its core systems and business processes. This wider programme of work will make Council more efficient; saving ratepayers $50.1 million, over the next 10-year period. Comments (Comments)

‘Big Data’ opens new-look National Library
Posted on 1-Dec-2012 08:24Tags News, General

A suitably immense subject is the opening public programme for the newly refurbished National Library building on Wellington’s Molesworth Street. Comments (Comments)

SpaceX Dragon Attached To Space Station In Spaceflight First
Posted on 26-May-2012 10:04Tags News, General

The International Space Station's Expedition 31 crew grappled and attached SpaceX's Dragon capsule to the space station Friday. This is the first time a commercial company has accomplished this type of space operation. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand Budget 2012 goes high tech with new iOS and Android apps
Posted on 22-May-2012 14:28Tags News, General

The Government will launch a smartphone and tablet app for Budget 2012 on Thursday, providing more ready access to Budget material and helping to reduce the need for printed documents. Comments (Comments)

Decision to keep software tax deductible 'excellent': NZ Computer Society
Posted on 22-Jun-2011 16:35Tags News, General, by Juha Saarinen

NZCS welcomes Minister of Revenue Hon Peter Dunne's decision to reverse the Inland Revenue ruling that failed software projects aren't tax deductible. Comments (Comments)

SpaceX announces launch plans for the world's most powerful rocket
Posted on 6-Apr-2011 11:24Tags News, General

Falcon Heavy will generate 3.8 million pounds of thrust at liftoff. This is the equivalent to the thrust of fifteen Boeing 747s taking off at the same time. Comments (Comments)

TED launches TEDBooks on Kindle
Posted on 27-Jan-2011 08:54Tags News, General

New nonfiction short books available now through Amazon Kindle Singles for Amazon Kindle devices, on iPads, iPod touches, iPhones, Macs, PCs, BlackBerrys, Windows Phones and Android-based devices. Comments (Comments)

SmartPay announces appointment of CEO and management changes
Posted on 25-Jan-2011 12:51Tags News, General

Andrew Donaldson, who joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in September 2010 will now conduct the company. Comments (Comments)

NASA sets news conference on astrobiology discovery
Posted on 1-Dec-2010 14:40Tags News, General

Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe. Comments (Comments)

Sam Irvine appointed general manager of Freeview New Zealand
Posted on 27-Apr-2009 14:28Tags General Information, General, by Juha

Freeview's marketing manager since 2006 fills the post vacated recently by Steve Browning, who left to launch TiVo in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

NZTE roadshow to inform companies about NZ Pavilion at CeBIT 2009
Posted on 17-Jun-2008 15:36Tags News, General

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is going on a roadshow to inform companies about the NZ pavilion at the ICT showcase. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi Foo Camp, alias Baa Camp, Wikipedia entry
Posted on 9-Feb-2007 14:00Tags Articles, General, by Juha

In case the Wikipedians decide to delete the very good article as hacked on by Russell Brown and Juha Saarinen, here's a mirror of it. Comments (Comments)

Geekzone sponsors Wellington Summer of Code
Posted on 26-Jan-2007 11:45Tags News, General, by Juha

Special session with Google's Chris DiBona sponsored by Geekzone. Comments (Comments)

Happy 2007 to all Geekzoners!
Posted on 31-Dec-2006 23:59Tags News, General, by Juha

It's been a busy 2006... Comments (Comments)

News roundup: Vodafone goes to India, Jeremy Allison leaves Novell, and Ericsson does HSPA
Posted on 23-Dec-2006 12:09Tags News, General, by Juha

That "Vodafone Indian call centre" story turned out quite different... and is the Microsoft deal the beginning of the end for Novell as a Linux distributor? Comments (Comments)

Alcatel/Lucent merger completed
Posted on 1-Dec-2006 10:24Tags News, General, by Geekzone Staff

Two of the world's largest telecommunications companies finish joining up with each other. Comments (Comments)

Avoiding commercial breaks on TV
Posted on 10-Jan-2004 13:14Tags News, General

Perhaps you don't have a time-shift recorder, but almost everyone I know change TV channels during ads breaks. Comments (Comments)

The Chupa Chups NotePop PDA (Personal Dummy Assistant)
Posted on 15-Nov-2003 14:24Tags News, General

This is so funny, I had to show it here: a toy PDA, free with a Chupa Chups lollipop. Comments (Comments)

Intel researchers develop transistor technologies to fight power and heat issues in future processors
Posted on 6-Nov-2003 20:29Tags News, General

Intel Corporation announced it has identified new materials to replace those that have been used to manufacture chips for more than 30 years. Expect to see faster and smaller processors in the future. Comments (Comments)

PC Magazine's 20th Annual Awards for Technical Excellence
Posted on 6-Nov-2003 19:10Tags News, General

PC Magazine, a Ziff Davis Media publication, announced the finalists for the 20th annual Awards for Technical Excellence. The awards recognize the products and influencers that have advanced the state of technology and set new standards for technical innovation. Comments (Comments)

Pin Clock - not wireless but geek enough to be here
Posted on 1-Sep-2003 21:59Tags News, General

This is not a handheld neither a mobile phone. But it's so cool and creative that I had to post about one of its awards. Comments (Comments)

This is a small world - six degrees of separation applies to e-mail too
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 09:18Tags News, General

University of Columbia sociologists Peter Sheridan Dodds, Duncan Watts and their colleagues have published the first results of the Small World Project, which uses the Internet to test the six degrees of separation theory. The article links to a recorded video, where Watts explains the theory that originated in the 1960s and contends that people are connected through a chain of no more than six people. Comments (Comments)


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