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Startup Teaches Children Strategies for Resisting Ads

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:45:03 +1300 | AdzJab

MARCH 27, 2015 - Since digital marketing took off like a wildfire, online ads and in-app purchases have caused parents headaches. Children are able to make in-app purchases and opt-in to marketing campaigns without their parents’ knowledge or ...More >>

Charles Rivkin travels to Republic of Korea and Japan

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:02:38 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin Travels to Republic of Korea and Japan More >>

Driverless cars poised to transform automotive industry

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:46:51 +1300 | Oilprice.com

The newest Mercedes autonomous car looks like a car on the outside but like a lounge on the inside, with four swivel seats facing each other in a multimedia bubble of padded leather and walnut veneer. More >>

Mad Mike Whiddet Returns to Formula Drift USA

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:19:36 +1300 | Red Bull

Mad Mike Whiddet Returns to Formula Drift USA   Red Bull pro drifter Mad Mike Whiddett is making a return to the prestigious Formula DRIFT Professional Drifting Championship Series, with a commitment to multiple events of the seven-round US-based 2015 season ...More >>

How Fast is Fast? Warbirds Over Wanaka

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +1300 | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Organisers have confirmed that Jet Racing will return for the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow 2016 and will feature at least one, and possibly two, aircraft which have actually competed in the world-famous Reno Air Races.More >>

Driving the data revolution

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:37:38 +1300 | UN ESCAP

Bangkok  (ESCAP  News) -- Between 2001 and 2011, over 450 million people in the Asia-Pacific region were brought out of poverty, but 772 million people still  live  on  less  than  $1.25 a day. The number of women in the region dying  because  ...More >>

Do Mobile Phones Have a New Calling?

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:30:26 +1300 | Canstar

50% of Gen Ys say that data is more important than call minutes or texts More >>

Technology more important than ever for not-for-profits

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:14:38 +1300 | Joint Media Statement

Upgrading out-of-date infrastructure and making better use of online media are top priorities for Australian and New Zealand not-for-profits in their efforts to keep up in the digital age. More >>

Business expenditure on R&D continues to rise

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:10:18 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Businesses are spending more on research and development (R&D) and this expenditure is expected to rise again in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn code

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:55:30 +1300 | High Tech Youth

AUCKLAND, 27 March 2015 - While the whole of New Zealand has been rightly obsessing over the Cricket world cup over the past few weeks, a group of primary school girls in Northland have been learning some valuable skills for future careers with the ...More >>

NASA, NZ aviation leaders launch scientific balloon

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:28:01 +1300 | Airways New Zealand

As NASA successfully launched its super-pressure scientific balloon into near space from Wanaka aerodrome today, a New Zealand aviation leader made the operation possible through precision airspace control and coordination. More >>

Pioneering digital education lab for Wellington region

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:03:57 +1300 | Unitec

Award winning digital and creative education lab, The Mind Lab by Unitec, was officially opened in Wellington by Hon Steven Joyce this morning, Thursday 26 March and was announced as a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards last night as one of the ...More >>

ARANZ Medical named 2015 Hi-Tech Awards finalist

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:01:57 +1300 | ARANZ Medical

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ., 26 March, 2015 - ARANZ Medical Ltd has been named a finalist in the 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. The fast growing company which specializes in 3D scanning applications that transform clinical processes in wound care and orthotics/ ...More >>

Wellington companies make the cut in Hi-Tech Awards

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:49:45 +1300 | Grow Wellington

Wellington’s economic development agency is thrilled to see a strong result from the region’s high-tech businesses with eight Wellington-based companies named as finalists in this year’s Hi-Tech Awards. Grow Wellington CEO, Gerard Quinn, says ...More >>

Cyber First Scheme Launched

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:49:08 +1300 | GCHQ

Cyber First scheme launched to develop the UK's next generation of cyber security experts More >>

Exclusive preview of Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:17:13 +1300 | Spark

Spark opens pre-orders, stores offer exclusive preview of Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge More >>

FastPay update strengthens ANZ’s role

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:15:16 +1300 | ANZ Bank

ANZ is to become the first New Zealand bank to enable merchants to process EFTPOS payments using both iPhone and Android smartphones. More >>

ARANZ Geo named two-time finalist in Hi-Tech Awards

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:12:00 +1300 | ARANZ

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 26 March 2015 – ARANZ Geo, a world leader in the interpretation and visualisation of geological data for the mining, environmental, renewable energy and other geologically dependent industries, will contest the PwC Hi-Tech Company ...More >>

N4L finalists for two Hi-Tech Awards

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:41:22 +1300 | N4L Network For Learning

N4L (Network for Learning) has been named a finalist for two categories in the New Zealand’s Hi-Tech Awards. More >>

Milmeq wins innovation award after doubling export revenue

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:00:08 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 26 (BusinessDesk) - Milmeq, which designs, engineers and manufactures systems for primary food processing, has doubled export revenue in the past two years. More >>

 

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