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RaySearch releases RayStation 5

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:11:22 +1300 | Ray Search Laboratries

RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) announces that version 5 of the RayStation® treatment planning system has been released for clinical use in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, and is scheduled to be released in most major markets during the first half of 2016*. ...More >>

NZDF Fitness App Wins International Award

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:25:35 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Fitness App Wins International Award The New Zealand Defence Force ( NZDF) has won an international award for Force Fit, its innovative mobile app designed to encourage new recruits and the general public to get “Force Fit”. The Chief ...More >>

Icehouse Scholarship recipients announced

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:07:28 +1300 | The Icehouse

Scholarship recipients announced for The Icehouse’s 37th Owner Manager Programme The Icehouse, a business growth hub, has selected four business owners to receive their Owner Manager Programme Scholarships for the 37th programme. These recipients ...More >>

Champions of the Forage Value Index

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:20:23 +1300 | Agriseeds

Champions of the Forage Value Index February 11: DairyNZ has recently released its latest rankings for the Forage Value Index (FVI), the independent, region specific, profit-based index for short-term and perennial ryegrass cultivars. For the first ...More >>

BNZ invests in Figured– farm accounting software

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:14:47 +1300 | BNZ

BNZ today announced it will make a cornerstone 17% investment in cloud-based farm accounting software provider, Figured Limited. More >>

Major global award for Whanganui

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:26:26 +1300 | Whanganui District Council

Whanganui Mayor Annette Main is “absolutely thrilled” the Whanganui District has been included in the world’s Top7 Intelligent Communities by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).More >>

Upsurge in demand for UFB leads to technician shortage

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:51:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - A record upsurge in demand for ultrafast broadband connections since Christmas is exacerbating a shortage of technicians to do the work, say fibre companies.More >>

Sony launches new SRG-120DS cameras

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:04:51 +1300 | Sony New Zealand Limited

Sony launches new SRG-120DS full-HD pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) cameras Superb picture quality for broadcast, security, healthcare, education and judicial applications with latest imaging technology, reliability with proven operabilityMore >>

Global heavyweights to judge 2016 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:39:01 +1300 | NZ Hi-Tech Awards

James Caan, Pascal Finette, Linda Jenkinson, Rohit Shukla, Savannah Peterson and Catherine Mohr join international judging panel for 2016 NZ Hi-Tech Awards More >>

Force Fit and Occupation Outlook win international awards

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:10:23 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The New Zealand Government today received two international awards for the mobile apps ‘Force Fit’ and ‘Occupation Outlook.’ More >>

Intueri suspends dividends on TEC review

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:44:09 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Intueri Education Group, the private training college under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, has suspended dividends pending the review by the Tertiary Education Commission funding agency, and says 2015 earnings met its ...More >>

Telco investment has hit $1.7 bln a year: industry report

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:22:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Investment in the telecommunications sector is $1.7 billion a year, proportionately one of the highest levels in the OECD, according to a report released today on the status of the New Zealand sector.More >>

LIC first-half profit drops 46% as farmers spend less

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:17:54 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Livestock Improvement Corp, the farmer-owned cooperative that focuses on herd genetics, farm software and automation, says first-half profit slumped 46 percent, due to the lower dairy payout and reduced farmer spending. More >>

Wynyard signs $2.8M 3-year deal with state policing agency

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:45:00 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Wynyard Group, whose shareholders will vote next week on giving the board more freedom to issue shares, has signed a $2.8 million deal to provide its intelligence software services to a state policing agency. More >>

Kiwis increasingly embrace digital payments

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:34:33 +1300 | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – February 10, 2015 – Half of New Zealanders expect we will no longer be using cash in ten years’ time according to new research from MasterCard.More >>

NZ Company Signs Swedish Councils to Use Next Generation App

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:12:12 +1300 | ThunderMaps

ThunderMaps, a software company based in Sweden and New Zealand, has reached agreement with two Swedish councils to use its Smart City 2.0 application. More >>

Xero teams up with Microsoft

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:58:04 +1300 | Xero

Xero teams up with Microsoft to provide powerful insights for small businesses globally SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2016 — Xero , (@Xero) today unveiled an integration with Microsoft Power BI to deliver Xero’s 600,000 users an easier way to access ...More >>

Machine Understanding as the future of Computing

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:32:37 +1300 | Multicore World

A number of the World's leading authorities in the areas of Advanced Computing are converging on Wellington to attend the 5thMulticore World conference – an annual conference that promotes networking and the exchange of ideas in all aspects of High ...More >>

Minister marks Safer Internet Day

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 17:10:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The start of the school year is a good opportunity for parents to remind their children of the harmful effects of cyberbullying and staying safe online, says Communications Minister Amy Adams.More >>

The Cutting EDGE of MUSAC

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:39:22 +1300 | MUSAC

Access to multiple, standalone databases is not enough for effective school management. Information must be current and immediately accessible to everyone in the school community. All users need one simple interface – one that analyses data in meaningful ...More >>


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