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Science Deadline: NASA's flying telescope

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:03:20 +1200 | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: NASA's flying telescope, luring top science talent to NZ and guidelines for public engagement More >>

The Scoop Foundation - an open model for New Zealand media

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:29:34 +1200 | Open Source Open Society

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound ...More >>

NZ tech leader announced winner of Talent Unleashed Awards

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:04:32 +1200 | Talent Unleashed Awards

Five technology innovation leaders, including New Zealand company, Odocs, have been announced as winners of the APAC division at the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, which celebrate some of the world’s boldest and brightest tech entrepreneurs. Australian ...More >>

Mad Mike Whiddett’s “most extreme stunt ever”

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:02:21 +1200 | Vodafone

Kiwi drift car sensation Mad Mike Whiddett has demonstrated the reliability of the Vodafone 4G network in a high octane stunt at Leadfoot track in Hahei. More >>

Four new NZTech board members appointed

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:24:26 +1200 | Make Lemonade

Four new NZTech board members appointed July 22, 2016 SparkTank chief executive Rachel Kelly and Augen Software group director Mitchell Pham are among four new board members who have been voted on to the board at NZTech. Microsoft managing director Barrie ...More >>

360º video makes a splash in marine research

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:28:37 +1200 | AWADS

New Zealand, 21 July 2016 : Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari are riding the wave of new technology as they utilise Samsung Gear 360 products to capture 360 ° footage of marine mammals in their natural environment.More >>

New Technology Outperforms Traditional Wind Turbine

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:18:43 +1200 | Pacific Wind

An overseas test has revealed a technology available to New Zealand businesses is capable of producing results three times greater than traditional systems according to Pacific Wind program manager Reza Sehdehi.More >>

Tech reaches important milestone for fastest growing sector

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:27:08 +1200 | Make Lemonade

NZTech, the national umbrella groups for Kiwi tech companies, has reached an important milestone with substantial expansion in New Zealand’s fastest growing and third largest export earner.More >>

Xero Announces eGST to Make Filing GST Returns Easier

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:38:24 +1200 | Xero

WELLINGTON, 21 July 2016 - Xero (@Xero) customers can now file their GST returns in Xero and send them straight through to Inland Revenue electronically, making it easier to connect with Government using the power of Xero.More >>

Kiwi start-up brings ‘Silicon Valley’ style innovation

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:58:24 +1200 | API Talent

Successful Kiwi start-up API Talent is providing a cheaper, easier way for local businesses to do what Silicon Valley does so well: experiment boldly, accepting failure along the way, as they develop innovative new products.More >>

TomTom City extends to 50 cities

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:55:10 +1200 | Tom Tom

Auckland, 21 July 2016 – TomTom ( TOM2 ) today announced that TomTom City – a traffic portal that provides live traffic and travel information – has now extended to 50 cities. The traffic portal showcases the extensive range of traffic information ...More >>

BP introduces in-car payment technology in a NZ first!

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:50:16 +1200 | BP New Zealand

We can probably all agree that the digital experience for service station customers has been lacking (if not non-existent) against a backdrop of rapid global digital innovation. That is, until today. More >>

Countdown online shopping celebrates 20 years... and beyond

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:11:42 +1200 | Countdown Supermarket

20 July 2016: Countdown is today celebrating 20 years and millions of orders since introducing online grocery shopping to New Zealand in 1996. More >>

Commission welcomes new 1 in 3 Be Free app

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:20:12 +1200 | Human Rights Commission

20 July 2016: The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the launch of a new app, which is set to empower more women to deal with, or escape, abusive or controlling relationships. More >>

Guidelines unlock govt software for innovation

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:15:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New guidelines will let kiwi techies use government software to help build other innovative software, says Land Information Minister Louise Upston. More >>

Emirates introduces interactive amenity kit in Economy Class

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:32:00 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Emirates has launched the world’s first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class, providing a more comfortable travel experience - and New Zealanders travelling to Dubai or beyond from Auckland will be among the first to receive them.More >>

Ford, Jose Cuervo to Make Car Parts from Agave by-product

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:56:24 +1200 | Ford Motor Company

• Ford Motor Company and Jose Cuervo® are exploring the use of agave plants to develop a sustainable bioplastic material to incorporate in vehicles, giving the agave fibre by-product a second chance at usefulnessMore >>

ARANZ Geo releases web portal for all things ‘Leapfrog'

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:16:48 +1200 | ARANZ

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ – July 19, 2016 - ARANZ Geo Limited, developer of 3D geological modelling software Leapfrog®, has released the My Leapfrog web portal to enable Leapfrog users to easily access all of their Leapfrog information in one place. Via ...More >>

Able’s captioning will bring all Kiwis to the finish line

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:14:33 +1200 | Able

For the first time ever, Able are offering captioning services for free-to-air coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Prime, making the games accessible for Kiwis who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing. More >>

Air New Zealand pioneers ‘gate to gate’ use of Bluetooth

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:38:38 +1200 | Air New Zealand

In a first for airlines in the South Pacific, Air New Zealand is giving customers the freedom to use Bluetooth devices ‘gate to gate’ across its entire fleet. More >>


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