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Tilt training board uses smartphones to control interactive games
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 09:30Tags News, Computing

A group of Victoria University of Wellington alumni has developed an interactive gaming system to help take the chore out of physiotherapy exercises. Comments (Comments)

Visa opens Global Network with launch of Visa Developer
Posted on 5-Feb-2016 09:53Tags News, Computing

Visa Inc. has announced the launch of Visa Developer, making the world's largest retail payments network an open platform that hopes to drive innovation in payments and commerce. Comments (Comments)

Surface Book now available through retail in New Zealand
Posted on 28-Jan-2016 12:41Tags News, Computing

Microsoft Corp. announced today the retail availability of Surface Book throughout New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Dell Networking introduces Operating System 10 (OS10)
Posted on 21-Jan-2016 11:22Tags News, Computing

The next-generation networking software is designed to introduce new levels of software flexibility and programmability in large-scale data center environments. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand company MyWave launches UK/Europe subsidiary
Posted on 10-Dec-2015 15:24Tags News, Computing

New Zealand Intelligent Assistant company MyWave launched in Europe today with a keynote address at the Ctrl-Shift "Growth Through Trust" Conference in London. Comments (Comments)

Enlighten Designs opens doors in Auckland
Posted on 10-Dec-2015 15:21Tags News, Computing

Two new hires means dedicated experts "around the corner" for Auckland clients. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ calls for entries to 2016 Partner Awards
Posted on 10-Dec-2015 15:21Tags News, Computing

Microsoft introduces new "Innovative Software Product of the Year" category for 2016 – a category unique to the New Zealand market. Comments (Comments)

OMGTech! to kick off Hour of Code campaign in Pt England
Posted on 6-Dec-2015 12:08Tags News, Computing

Pt England schools in Auckland to host coding events for kids Monday morning to help kick off "Hour of Code" and Computer Science Education Week, 7-13 December. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi kids get set to join in global Hour of Code campaign
Posted on 30-Nov-2015 14:37Tags News, Computing

Microsoft and offering educators a Minecraft-inspired coding tutorial for the classroom as part of Computer Science Education Week, 7-13 December. Comments (Comments)

Youth projects get NZ$1 million to engage young Kiwis with science and tech
Posted on 27-Nov-2015 10:17Tags News, Computing

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced nearly $1 million of new funding to 25 additional projects around the country to engage more young Kiwis with science and technology under the Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund pilot. Comments (Comments)

Dell announces High Performance Computing improvements and new platforms
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 21:45Tags News, Computing

Dell has unveiled advancements to its high performance computing (HPC) portfolio, including new systems designed to simplify mainstream adoption of HPC and data analytics in research, manufacturing and genomics. Comments (Comments)

HP introduces new premium consumer PCs
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 21:34Tags News, Computing

Three new designs have been unveiled by HP New Zealand for their premium consumer PC range, with a number of new breakthrough features including sleek industrial designs, bright high-resolution displays, a curved screen desktop and audio by Bang & Olufsen. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and team up to bring Minecraft to Hour of Code
Posted on 17-Nov-2015 18:59Tags News, Computing

The new tutorial introduces players to basic coding within the fun and popular Minecraft
environment. Created by Minecraft game designers together with, the tutorial features Steve and Alex from Minecraft and Minecraft-inspired challenges that will be familiar to its more than 100 million players around the world. Comments (Comments)

EMC announces new Data Lake advancements
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 10:31Tags News, Computing

EMC Corporation has announced the next generation of its EMC Isilon Scale-out NAS Data Lake, which includes new products, features and capabilities that allow enterprises to scale easily to edge locations as well as to public clouds. Comments (Comments)

Shared ICT services given go-ahead in Wellington
Posted on 31-Oct-2015 11:19Tags News, Computing

The chief executives of Wellington City Council, Porirua City Council, Upper Hutt City Council and Wellington Water have approved a final implementation business case to share information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure services. Comments (Comments)

Jade Software completes installations of Master Terminal in record time
Posted on 27-Oct-2015 19:29Tags News, Computing

Company says it has successfully implemented three of seven all-new terminal operating systems for Abu Dhabi Ports. Comments (Comments)

ITx 2016 will bring together 12 tech-related conferences under one roof
Posted on 23-Oct-2015 15:07Tags News, Computing

The 12 partner organisations and conferences include IITP, NZTech, NZRise, itSMFnz, CITRENZ, Health Informatics NZ, Test Professionals Network, Agile Day, InternetNZ, Project Management Institute, TUANZ and the NZ Open Source Society. Comments (Comments)

Software Defined Networking at Victoria University of Wellington
Posted on 21-Oct-2015 19:58Tags News, Computing

VUW offering multiple scholarships to students wanting to begin a full-time, research-focused Master's degree Comments (Comments)

Sold out event in Auckland shows NZ hunger for APIs
Posted on 21-Oct-2015 19:39Tags News, Computing

The inaugural APIdays New Zealand, held on Monday 19 October at the Viaduct Events Centre, was a sold out event, showing a strong local appetite to discuss the power of APIs in business and enterprise. Amongst attendees and speakers alike, APIs were seen as the core enabler that allows enterprises and SMEs to transform into digital businesses. Comments (Comments)

IBM expands data discovery and Q&A power of Watson Analytics
Posted on 15-Oct-2015 16:27Tags News, Computing

IBM also announced widespread adoption, with half a million professionals registering for this data exploration and visualization service since its introduction less than a year ago. Comments (Comments)

New graduate school will set the standard for advanced ICT education in Wellington
Posted on 15-Oct-2015 11:43Tags News, Computing

The new Wellington ICT Graduate School is expected to deliver a wealth of benefits to the capital city and fuel growth across the region and New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Dell buying EMC to create giant tech company
Posted on 13-Oct-2015 10:09Tags News, Computing

Dell Inc. and EMC Corporation have signed a definitive agreement under which Dell, together with its owners, Michael S. Dell, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell, MSD Partners and Silver Lake will acquire EMC Corporation. Comments (Comments)

Intergraph acquired intellectual property rights to New Zealand Police OnDuty mobile application
Posted on 12-Oct-2015 21:30Tags News, Computing

Under this first-of-its-kind agreement for New Zealand Police, Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) will further develop and take to market the OnDuty suite to public safety agencies beyond New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Dell introduces new XPS range of laptops
Posted on 9-Oct-2015 11:52Tags News, Computing

Dell has announced its new portfolio of XPS devices, featuring the innovative XPS 12 2-in-1, ultra-mobile XPS 13 notebook and XPS 15 powerhouse laptop. This updated lineup incorporates high performance 6th generation Intel Core processors and sleeker hardware, all built for an enhanced Windows 10 experience. Comments (Comments)

Tech company Westbourne IT opens its first international office in New Zealand
Posted on 9-Oct-2015 11:47Tags News, Computing

Irish IT solutions provider Westbourne IT Global Services has announced the international expansion of its operations with the official opening of its first overseas office in Auckland, New Zealand by Minister for Economic Development the Hon. Steven Joyce. Comments (Comments)

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