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$8 Billion Tech Industry Shows Record Growth

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:20:03 +1300 | Technology Investment Network

New Zealand ‘s Tech Export Sector’s revenue has increased by 62% over the last decade to a record $8.3Billion, says the Technology Investment Network in its tenth annual TIN100 Report released today. The report measures the performance of the New ...More >>

Excellence in IT education recognised

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:54:34 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) computer scientist has been awarded two awards at the inaugural New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards. More >>

N4L connects 1000th school to Managed Network

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:32:33 +1300 | Network for Learning

Today N4L (Network for Learning) connected the 1000th school to its Managed Network, which means more than 40% of New Zealand schools are now using N4L’s services, providing them equitable access to world-class internet connectivity for teaching ...More >>

Pixar co-founder to launch Project Connect

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:28:21 +1300 | AUT University

Co-founder of Pixar and Altamira – Dr Alvy Ray Smith is coming to New Zealand to launch Project Connect , a new series of quarterly networking events. The computer graphics pioneer and Academy Award Winner will host two events in Auckland on December ...More >>

Famous New Zealanders join Bright Sparks 2014

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:18:45 +1300 | Bright Sparks

Sir Ray Avery and Michelle Dickinson will each play a part at the Bright Sparks 2014 awards ceremony in Auckland on October 30. Sir Ray - a successful businessman, scientist, inventor and philanthropist - will deliver a keynote address to the 22 Bright Sparks ...More >>

Revolutionary Kiwi company goes to the crowd

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:05:47 +1300 | Carbonscape

A New Zealand company with technology that could slash global greenhouse gas emissions is inviting the public to invest. Marlborough-based CarbonScape is the latest company to raise capital through the new crowd-funding platform Snowball Effect, to build ...More >>

New system will identify drink-drive offenders

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:27:25 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Michael Woodhouse today officially launched the national roll-out of the Booze Bus Biometrics (BBB) system. The BBB system will enable Police to confirm within minutes, the identities of people in the system that they intend to charge ...More >>

TIN 100 grows to $7.6Bn

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:13:03 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has congratulated New Zealand’s TIN 100 companies on reaching $7.6 billion in annual turnover, a $1 billion increase over the last five years.More >>

Orion private placements provide clue for IPO price

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:06:27 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Recent issues of Orion Health Group shares to private investors provide clues to the issue price in its upcoming initial public offer, More >>

Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:54:55 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, as part of a partnership ...More >>

Toyota Racing New Zealand Launches New FT50 Race Car

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:21:39 +1300 | Toyota Racing New Zealand

FT50 takes significant steps forward in driving dynamics, safety and technology • Test drivers endorse new race car: a worthy successor for outgoing TRS car More >>

Kiwinet Challenge for new mussel-processing technologies

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:44:03 +1300 | KiwiNet

Sanford Limited is taking on a KiwiNet Business Challenge to uncover novel proposals for high-speed automated technologies that will help it process its current daily rate of 1.5 million mussels.More >>

Announcement of new group to represent ICT sector

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:52:47 +1300 | Inland Revenue Department

Announcement of new group to represent ICT sector and help transform New Zealand’s tax system More >>

Qual IT Adds Another Industry Star To Its Team

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:01:02 +1300 | Qual It

New Zealand’s largest independent IT Quality and Test Solutions provider, Qual IT, today announced the appointment of Reg Prasad as Consulting Principal, charged with leading and growing the consulting arm of the company.More >>

New Bitcoin Exchange Launched

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:57:52 +1300 | The Continuum Partners

21 October 2014 (Sydney): Independent Reserve , the Bitcoin market, today announced the opening of its new exchange based in Sydney, Australia. More >>

Drug And Alcohol Testing With Sober Check

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:02:03 +1300 | Pure Seo

As we should all be aware by now, the drink drive alcohol limit drops on the 1st of December this year, so it becomes even more important to know just how much we can drink before we are over the new limit. The helpful team at Sober Check have ...More >>

ASX-listed Empired buys Intergen for A$17.4 mln

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:30:56 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed IT firm Empired has bought local IT firm Intergen for A$17.4 million in cash and shares to build the biggest trans-Tasman Microsoft services provider.More >>

Digital Transformation and Your Business

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:11:00 +1300 | Spark Digital

Pretty much every business is destined to become a digital business. It doesn’t matter how big the business, how old, or the sector or industry in which it operates. Digital transformation is inevitable. That doesn’t mean every business is going ...More >>

Spark partners with Facebook & Twitter to Launch Socialiser

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:19:41 +1300 | Spark

Spark has partnered with Facebook and Twitter to launch Socialiser - giving customers 1GB of free data to access both mobile apps every month, for the life of their plan More >>

Kiwi boys launch CloudCannon Globally

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:08:14 +1300 | CloudCannon

CloudCannon Lands $500k In Funding and Partnership with Rightside, With Global Launch At TechCrunch Disrupt Europe More >>


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