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Toddlers Now Get Benefits Of Probiotics

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:49:21 +1200 | BLIS Technologies

Dunedin-based BLIS Technologies has launched a new probiotic powder suitable for children as young as six months old. The powder, part of the BLIS K12™ product range, is aimed at introducing healthy bacteria into the mouth and throats of young ...More >>

ARANZ Geo’s CEO awarded PM's Business Scholarship

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:46:41 +1200 | ARANZ

CHRISTCHURCH, 23 July 2014 – Shaun Maloney the Chief Executive of ARANZ Geo, the developer of 3D geological modelling software Leapfrog®, has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship. Thirteen senior executives and business owners ...More >>

Nuance Unveils Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:43:49 +1200 | Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications Australia today announced Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 – the fastest and most accurate speech recognition software available for the PC. Dragon transforms the PC experience by turning your voice into text and actionable commands ...More >>

IkeGPS shares first trade at $1, shedding 9.1% vs. IPO price

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:06:08 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 23 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of IkeGPS Group fell 9.1 percent in their NZX debut after the portable measuring devices maker raised $25 million in new capital to build a sales force and develop its products. More >>

Limited Edition UE Boom Rocks Awesome New All Blacks Skin

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:10:37 +1200 | Logitech

Today Ultimate Ears announced a licensed product association with New Zealand Rugby for a limited edition run of its award-winning UE BOOM. This special edition ALL BLACKS UE BOOM sports the fern design and plays part of the haka when you turn it ...More >>

Want to know what’s under your feet?

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:56:00 +1200 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Your smartphone can now tell you. Bay of Plenty Regional Council and GNS Science have collaborated to develop an interactive portal which provides instant access to information on Bay of Plenty groundwater systems and geology.More >>

Acronis Announces New ANZ Team to Work with Channel Partners

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:25:47 +1200 | Acronis

Acronis Announces New ANZ Team to Work with Channel Partners Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, has announced the appointments of Lincoln Goldsmith as Sales Director Mobility; Michael Coleman as Sales Manager ANZ for Backup ...More >>

Acronis moves into the Cloud

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:23:46 +1200 | Acronis

Acronis moves into the Cloud with Acronis Backup-as-a-Service in Australia and New Zealand More >>

SwipedOn Debuts New Visitor Book App

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:09:01 +1200 | SwipedOn

SwipedOn, the developer responsible for the hit of the same name, has today announced that the future of the front desk has arrived in the form of the company’s latest app, Visitor Book. The new visitor management app has been released via Apple’s ...More >>

New drug analyser to save time and money

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:38:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border. The handheld device, a Thermo Scientific FirstDefender RM, shoots a laser beam into ...More >>

Pua Magasiva takes a spin as Move60 Ambassador

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:43 +1200 | Coca-Cola

Popular actor, radio announcer and fitness advocate, Pua Magasiva, was today announced as an Ambassador for the Move60 programme.Move60 is an initiative from Coca-Cola in partnership with BikeNZ and the Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) that encourages ...More >>

The world’s first real-time mobile loyalty solution

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:42:47 +1200 | Collect

A real-time mobile loyalty solution designed for SME retailers and hospitality venues is set to change the in-store and online retail experience, as we know it. More >>

ANZA teams with Effective Measure

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:09:26 +1200 | Effective Measure

Auckland, New Zealand 22 July, 2014 - The Association of New Zealand Advertisers (ANZA) has partnered with international digital measurement specialist, Effective Measure, to offer ANZA members new data and insights into the online sector.More >>

Westpac trials HCE Digital Wallet technology

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:53:07 +1200 | Westpac

Westpac is trialling Host Card Emulation (HCE) mobile payments, the first bank in New Zealand to actively do so and one of only a handful of banks globally to be using the innovative ‘digital wallet’ technology.More >>

Campaign to boost engineering study at polytechs

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:34:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government is sponsoring a big push for more enrolments in Level 6 and 7 engineering courses in the country’s institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs), Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce says.More >>

Good Technology Announces New Enterprise Mobility Suites

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:30:18 +1200 | Good Technology

Auckland, New Zealand – July 22, 2014 – Good Technology ™, the leader in secure mobility, today announced four new enterprise mobility management (EMM) suites that offer businesses more choice and flexibility when deciding how to implement, scale ...More >>

Chorus services 'cynical attempt' to dodge rules: CallPlus

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:46 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 22 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission will investigate a claim Chorus's plans to deliver broadband services outside the current terms of regulation are still captured by the legislation and breach the Telecommunications Act.More >>

NZ Election Reactor #1 Tests Reaction to Cunliffe’s Apology

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:35:55 +1200 | NZ Election Reactor

Labour Leader David Cunliffe’s “apology” over male violence seems to have polarised many voters, but the first run of the Roy Morgan Research / Scoop NZ Election Reactor showed the response was largely negative across the spectrum. More >>

Summer of Tech programme expands to include manufacturers

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:44:07 +1200 | Grow Wellington

The success of the Summer of Tech student internship programme has seen it extended to Wellington manufacturing businesses this year. More >>

DataCol to distribute Itron's water metering systems

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:31:48 +1200 | DataCol

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) and DataCol announced today a partnership to bring integrated data platforms to New Zealand which will deliver higher levels of data services to the Water sector. Integrated Data Platforms help Water Utilities to deliver higher ...More >>


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