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Lenovo Set to Close Acquisition of IBM's x86 Server Business
Posted on 29-Sep-2014 19:22Tags News, Computing

Lenovo and IBM announced today that conditions for Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's x86 server business have been satisfied and the parties anticipate they will begin closing the transaction effective on October 1, 2014. Comments (Comments)

Rapoo Mechanical Keyboard KX review
Posted on 29-Sep-2014 14:46Tags Reviews, Computing, by M Freitas

We look at a small but fully-feature mechanical keyboard. Comments (Comments)

BitcoinSouth conference to educate and drive Bitcoin adoption in New Zealand
Posted on 24-Sep-2014 13:26Tags News, Computing

As Bitcoin gains interest and popularity worldwide, many people in New Zealand are also embracing the potential of this new type of money as well as the technology behind it. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi Companies at the Forefront of the SKA
Posted on 24-Sep-2014 13:24Tags News, Computing

Two New Zealand IT companies, Open Parallel and Catalyst, are at the forefront of the largest IT project in the world, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope. Comments (Comments)

University of Otago deploys virtual desktop experience to 21,000 students
Posted on 24-Sep-2014 11:19Tags News, Computing

The initiative will enable students to access key University applications on their own devices when, where and how they want. Comments (Comments)

IBM introduces powerful analytics for everyone
Posted on 17-Sep-2014 07:31Tags News, Computing

IBM has announced Watson Analytics, a breakthrough natural language-based cognitive service that can provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses. Comments (Comments)

Te Kura O Hata Maria School wins HP's national technology competition
Posted on 16-Sep-2014 19:56Tags News, Computing

Te Kura O Hata Maria School in Northland has been awarded $10,000 worth of HP products and support for their entry in the inaugural HP Rural Schools Competition. Comments (Comments)

Software Summit cleared for take-off
Posted on 16-Sep-2014 19:16Tags News, Computing

Registrations are open for the annual Canterbury Software Summit 2014, the largest technology event in the South Island. The conference will be held on Thursday, 2nd October and features a heavyweight speaker line-up including keynotes from ex-Microsoft DirectX "renegade" Alex St John, Quid co-founder Sean Gourley, and Telogis CTO Ralph Mason. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data appoints New Zealand chief executive
Posted on 15-Sep-2014 14:07Tags News, Computing

Jo Healey to lead Dimension Data New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft speaker dies en route to TechEd New Zealand 2014
Posted on 8-Sep-2014 12:44Tags News, Computing

Microsoft NZ community saddened by death of TechEd NZ 2014 speaker Andrew Ehrensing. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand PC market fastest growing in Asia Pacific
Posted on 4-Sep-2014 18:34Tags News, Computing

New Zealand PC shipments amounted to 191,000 units during second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), according to the IDC's Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker Comments (Comments)

IBM Watson Discovery Advisor brings scale and speed to research
Posted on 30-Aug-2014 11:56Tags News, Computing

IBM has announced significant advances in Watson's cognitive computing capabilities that are enabling researchers to accelerate the pace of scientific breakthroughs by discovering previously unknown connections in Big Data. Comments (Comments)

Intel announces its first 8-core desktop processor
Posted on 30-Aug-2014 11:54Tags News, Computing

Intel Corporation unveiled its first eight-core desktop processor, the Intel Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition, formerly code-named "Haswell-E," targeted at power users who demand the most from their PCs. Comments (Comments)

Westpac signs five year agreement with IBM
Posted on 22-Aug-2014 12:00Tags News, Computing

Westpac New Zealand has selected IBM's private cloud technology to support its goal to be New Zealand's leading digital bank. Comments (Comments)

Newegg expands global footprint, including New Zealand
Posted on 13-Aug-2014 11:41Tags News, Computing

New Zealand is part of a few new markets Newegg reaches now, including India, Ireland, Singapore, New Zealand, Poland and the Netherlands. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft New Zealand announces $1 million grant for High Tech Youth Network
Posted on 5-Aug-2014 14:25Tags News, Computing

Prime Minister joins One Tree Hill College students to break ground for new IT training Academy. Comments (Comments)

Australian team wins overall Microsoft Worldwide Imagine Cup 2014
Posted on 2-Aug-2014 12:09Tags News, Computing

New Zealand team Estimeet wins the Innovation Category with a location project. Comments (Comments)

Rocket Lab wants to change the space industry
Posted on 29-Jul-2014 20:14Tags News, Computing

Aerospace company Rocket Lab is developing a world-first launch vehicle to deliver satellites into orbit cheaper and faster than ever before. Comments (Comments)

Summer of Tech programme expands to include local manufacturers
Posted on 24-Jul-2014 11:32Tags News, Computing

The success of the Summer of Tech student internship programme has seen it extended to Wellington manufacturing businesses this year. Comments (Comments)

Acronis Backup-as-a-Service available in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 23-Jul-2014 10:01Tags News, Computing

The offering enables Value Added Resellers and Service Providers to expand their data protection offerings, localise an automated backup service, grow recurring revenue and kill churn. Comments (Comments)

One year to Windows Server 2003 end-of-support
Posted on 17-Jul-2014 10:16Tags News, Computing

Microsoft suggests a path to "mobile first, cloud first" world as one-year countdown to Windows Server 2003 end-of-support begins. Comments (Comments)

Wellington Councils Explore Shared ICT Infrastructure Services
Posted on 4-Jul-2014 19:48Tags News, Computing

Four councils in the Wellington region are looking at the possible development of shared information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and how this could be managed. Comments (Comments)

Intel NUC D54250WYKH Review
Posted on 2-Jul-2014 13:34Tags Reviews, Computing, by M Freitas

The new Intel NUC is out in New Zealand with more feature while keeping its small form factor. Comments (Comments)

Intergen and Sitecore Form Australasian Partnership
Posted on 2-Jul-2014 11:34Tags News, Computing

Sitecore has announced that it will partner with Intergen expanding access to Australia and New Zealand-based organisations for the full suite of Sitecore .NET Experience platform solutions. Comments (Comments)

Northland school wins big tech prize from Microsoft
Posted on 19-Jun-2014 10:46Tags News, Computing

A small primary school in Northland has won a big prize of new technology from Microsoft to support their students' education. Comments (Comments)


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