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Imarda launches its global expansion

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:11:52 +1200 | Imarda

The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd – formerly Telematics ...More >>

Smartphone satellite wins NASA Space Apps Challenge

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:34:31 +1200 | AUT University

Figuring out how to convert a smartphone into a micro satellite in just 48 hours has won a team of four students top honours at New Zealand’s only International NASA Space Apps Challenge, hosted by AUT University and the US Embassy.More >>

Ambulance paramedics trialling new technology

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:24:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall says new technology being introduced by St John ambulance, and partially funded by the government, will change the way paramedics work in the field. “Paramedics will soon be using a handheld electronic device that gives crews ...More >>

Diligent shares jump as 1st-qtr figures show better growth

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:06:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Diligent Board Member Services stock rose as much as 12 percent after the governance app developer posted quarterly figures showing sales growth hasn’t slowed as much as some investors had expected.More >>

Silver & Ballard Completes Contract With ETV

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:56:26 +1200 | Silver and Ballard

Silver & Ballard Completes Contract With ETV to Digitise Video Tape Library at the Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Green electricity utility appoints Gentrack as partner

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:20:14 +1200 | Gentrack

Gentrack, a global provider of specialist software solutions for energy utilities, water companies and airports, has made further inroads into the UK market by winning LoCO2 Energy as its newest customer, an independent and innovative low-carbon electricity ...More >>

Ecopoint Donates LED Lighting to Maungaraki School

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:16:34 +1200 | ecopoint

Ecopoint, the Wellington based company that specialises in LED lighting solutions, is proud to announce it has donated LED lights to Maungaraki School library, as part of a trial undertaken in partnership with the Dynamis Project.More >>

Awards to recognise NZ’s most successful ‘mumtrepreneurs’

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:13:58 +1200 | Fly Buys

Bringing up children is one of life’s great challenges; another is starting a business. Some adventurous Kiwi women choose to do both, launching their own business while raising a family.More >>

Naverisk Powers up Security and Authentication

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:12:47 +1200 | Naverisk

Naverisk, the market leading unified RMM and Service Desk platform for MSP’s and IT service providers, Powers up Security and Authentication with Scorpion Software’s AuthAnvil Two Factor Auth and Single Sign On. More >>

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:02:21 +1200 | AVG

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android™ Help Keep Users’ Personal Digital Information Private and Secure Latest free application from AVG Technologies gives consumers control of the security and privacy of personal data stored on connected ...More >>

Cloud solutions dominate 2013 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:24:44 +1200 | Microsoft New Zealand

Cloud solutions dominated at this year’s Microsoft New Zealand Partner awards event, held in Auckland last night, reflecting the growing strength of cloud solutions in the New Zealand IT landscape over the past year.More >>

Passionate entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:51:41 +1200 | University of Canterbury

One of New Zealand’s most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at the graduation ceremony tomorrow (Thursday). More >>

Auckland Grammar to Build State of the Art Classroom Block

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:51:28 +1200 | Auckland Grammar School

Auckland, 16 April 2014 – Auckland Grammar School, today announced the biggest fundraising campaign in the school’s history to help pay for a new state-of-the-art classroom block. More >>

Wellington startup Loomio hits US$100K crowdfunding target

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:34:09 +1200 | Loomio

Wellington tech startup Loomio last night hit their US$100,000 (NZ$115,711) crowdfunding target, in a campaign to build a new collaborative decision-making tool. More >>

Chorus lifts broadband connections 1.1% in first quarter

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:14:14 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus, the network operator spun out of Telecom in 2011, increased its broadband connections by 1.1 percent in the first quarter while its fixed-line connections edged up 0.2 percent.More >>

Ogilvy & Mather Launches New Digital Offering

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:27:04 +1200 | Ogilvy and Mather NZ

Ogilvy and Mather today released a video [ ] announcing Neo@Ogilvy, a new digital division for the company. Led by Eddy Whatt, the cutting-edge agency is part of a global network consisting of more than 40 offices. Mr Whatt said ...More >>

Awareness needed around psychology of hunting accidents

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:54:12 +1200 | Hunter Safety Lab

Wellington start-up, Hunter Safety Lab says there needs to be greater awareness around the subconscious psychological factors that can cause safety conscious, experienced hunters to mistakenly shoot another hunter.More >>

Tech stocks snap two-day decline on Wall Street relief rally

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:13:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Tech stocks snap two-day decline on Wall Street relief rally; Xero, Pacific Edge gain More >>

CT scanner to make quick work of animal yield measurements

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:37:07 +1200 | Innervision

Sheep and Deer farmers in the South Island can now benefit from faster and more accurate carcass measurements, thanks to a new CT scanner in Mosgiel. The scanner, which uses X-Ray technology to create cross-sectional pictures of the body, is a ...More >>

Otago gains state-of-the-art health research microscope

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:34:46 +1200 | University of Otago

University of Otago medical scientists will now be able to peer into the cells of the living brain for the first time to study the onset and progression of such neurological diseases as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. More >>


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