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Te ao Maori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:43 News, Education

World-building game Minecraft and classroom version, Minecraft: Education Edition, have inspired millions of children the world over. Now young learners will get to explore the traditional world of Maori in block form

Research reveals The Power of Games in New Zealand
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:40 News, Gaming

The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has released new research into the impact and power of video games in New Zealand, revealing that two-thirds of New Zealanders play video games and nine out of 10 households own a video game device.

Ring Door View Cam now available in New Zealand
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:38 News, Consumer Electronics

Designed for apartments, townhouses and rentals, Ring Door View Cam is a wire-free video doorbell that transforms a door viewer into a smart security device.

Vodafone NZ to create X Squad
Posted on 10-Sep-2019 10:25 News, Mobile

Vodafone New Zealand is today announcing the creation of a new team of New Zealand based customer service experts, called the X Squad.

Huawei nova 5T to be available 20th September
Posted on 5-Sep-2019 11:55 News, Android

The new Huawei nova 5T smartphone is designed to offer an accessible premium experience.

Kogan.com launches prepay challenger brand Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted on 3-Sep-2019 11:42 News, Mobile

A new entrant to shake up the telco market launched today, with Kogan Mobile becoming New Zealand's newest prepay provider, and the only challenger brand currently powered by Vodafone - one of New Zealand's leading mobile networks.

Pagan Online available now
Posted on 27-Aug-2019 20:22 News, Gaming

Wargaming and Mad Head Games introduce new story campaign, payable characters, weapons, skill trees and more.

Starship hopes new app will help combat antibiotic resistance challenges
Posted on 27-Aug-2019 19:43 News, Computing

Starship has developed an app to make prescribing antibiotics for children smarter and more efficient for paediatricians, as antibiotics resistance becomes an increasingly global challenge.

Intel expands 10th Gen Intel Core Mobile processor family
Posted on 23-Aug-2019 10:22 News, Computing

Intel Corporation in August 2019 introduced eight 10th Gen Intel Core processors for modern laptop computing. The new mobile PC processors (formerly code-named "Comet Lake") are tailor-made to deliver increased productivity and performance scaling for demanding, multithreaded workloads while still enabling thin-and-light laptop and 2 in 1 designs.

Digital innovation drives new investment provider
Posted on 23-Aug-2019 08:29 News, Digital Business

New Zealanders now have more choice and control over their investments with the introduction of an innovative digital wealth solution called Kernel. Through the smart use of modern technology, Kernel provides ambitious individuals with the information, tools, and products they need to reach their long-term investment goals.

Catalyst Cloud becomes a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP)
Posted on 23-Aug-2019 08:21 News, SaaS

Catalyst Cloud has released New Zealand’s first Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) certified Kubernetes service.

New AI legaltech product launched in New Zealand
Posted on 21-Aug-2019 17:01 News, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

McCarthyFinch and MinterEllisonRuddWatts announce authorDOCS Business Edition - an artificial intelligence (AI) powered legaltech tool delivering faster contract drafting and review.

Yubico launches first Lightning-compatible security key, the YubiKey 5Ci
Posted on 21-Aug-2019 16:46 News, Security

A unique dual-connector functionality makes the YubiKey 5Ci the perfect solution for consumers or enterprises looking for strong hardware-backed authentication across iOS, Android, MacOS, or Windows devices.

Disney+ streaming service confirmed launch in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Aug-2019 09:29 News, Consumer Electronics

The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment confirmed that Disney+ will launch in Australia and New Zealand on November 19.

Industry plan could create a billion dollar interactive games sector
Posted on 19-Aug-2019 20:41 News, Gaming

The Interactive Aotearoa report was launched by Minister of Economic Development Hon Phil Twyford at Wellington games studio PikPok today.

Personal cyber insurance a New Zealand first
Posted on 19-Aug-2019 20:26 News, Web media

Kiwi-owned company Delta Insurance has introduced cover to protect individuals and households from losses through cyber-attacks - a first for this country.

University of Waikato launches space for esports
Posted on 19-Aug-2019 20:20 News, Gaming

Retrofitted with high-end gaming computers, gaming chairs and a big screen TV for game streaming and console gaming, the esports arena serves as a dedicated space for on-campus gaming enthusiasts.

D-Link ANZ expands mydlink ecosystem with new mydlink Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug
Posted on 19-Aug-2019 20:14 News, Consumer Electronics

The DSP-W118 mydlink Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug not only enables users to control any attached electrical appliance in the home, but can also accept schedules.

Kiwi workers still falling victim to old cyber tricks
Posted on 12-Aug-2019 20:47 News, Security

Few people these days fall for unsolicited emails from Nigerian princes offering juicy commission to transfer funds from a multimillion-dollar inheritance. But still plenty of Kiwis are being sucked in by a rising number of email phishing scams.

Lightning Lab GovTech launches 2019 programme
Posted on 12-Aug-2019 20:41 News, Web media

This year's cohort has a variety of local and central government projects that fit into broad themes including E-government, Transport and Wellbeing. At the end of the 12-week programme, participating teams will be conducting a 'Demo Day' in November to showcase the solutions created as a result of the accelerator programme.

Epson launches portable laser projector
Posted on 12-Aug-2019 20:27 News, DVB and HD

The EF-100W/B makes Epson's bright, vivid and long-lasting laser technology available in a compact and lightweight chassis, in either a black or white casing.

Huawei launches new distributed HarmonyOS
Posted on 12-Aug-2019 20:20 News, Mobile

At the Huawei Developer Conference, Huawei launched HarmonyOS - a new microkernel-based, distributed operating system designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices and scenarios.

Lenovo introduces single-socket servers for edge and data-intensive workloads
Posted on 9-Aug-2019 21:26 News, Computing

New platform drive advanced network intelligence and analytics by delivering new levels of workload efficiency and performance to address growing pain points for our telecommunications customers.

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.3
Posted on 9-Aug-2019 16:57 News, Computing

New office application is a feature-rich major release of the LibreOffice 6 family with better performance, a large number of new and improved features, and enhanced interoperability with proprietary document formats.

Symantec sell enterprise security assets for US$ 10.7 billion to Broadcom
Posted on 9-Aug-2019 16:43 News, Security

Prior to closing the company will continue to manage the Enterprise Security business, while working with Broadcom to plan for a smooth transition. At close, Broadcom will assume the Enterprise Security assets, including the Symantec name as part of their broad infrastructure software portfolio. Afterwards the company will continue to operate their Consumer Cyber Safety business. A company name was not announced.


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