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Tech centre report removed from web

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:38:56 +1200 | Jackie Elliott More >>

#SafeSource NZ - A secure way to share the truth

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:31:28 +1200 | Greenpeace New Zealand

Dirty politics and a dirty environment go hand in hand. Our country’s future as a fairer, cleaner, more prosperous place is being threatened by backroom deals, corporate cronyism and a lack of transparency.More >>

NZ Clean-Tech Company Starring on the Global Stage

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:23:32 +1200 | Greenlane Biogas

New Zealand clean-tech company, Greenlane Biogas Technologies, is again starring on the global biogas stage with the commissioning of the world’s biggest biomethane production plant in Montreal, Canada. The total value of the project is estimated ...More >>

Inspiring 3D printing lecture series to run in Hutt City

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:13:01 +1200 | Hutt City Council

A three-part lecture series in October on the topic of 3D printing will continue to build the reputation of Hutt City Libraries as a leader in science and technology. More >>

New Zealand software company working with Lady Gaga

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:56:27 +1200 | Shuttlerock

15 September 2014 Pop Superstar Shared Fan Content During Japanese Tour, Incorporating into New Album, “Cheek To Cheek” by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga. More >>

Trade Me to buy credit card processor Paystation

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:48:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Trade Me Group, New Zealand's biggest internet auction site, has bought Wellington-based online credit card payments firm Paystation for an undisclosed sum.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Glenn Greenwald revelations

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:28:33 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

All that hanging out with the All Blacks clearly hasn’t taught Prime Minister John Key a thing about the ethics of playing the ball, and not the man. Still, in slagging off Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald as “Dotcom’s ...More >>

Microsoft's cloud first, mobile first challenge

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:43:21 +1200 | Digitl

Microsoft shows a refreshing ability to reinvent itself. On his first day in the job incoming CEO Satya Nadella told employees: “Our job is to ensure that Microsoft thrives in a mobile and cloud-first world.” Those words, slightly rearranged as ...More >>

Celebrating Books with International Read an E-Book Day

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:20:11 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 12 September 2014) – It’s time to give e-books a go, if you haven’t already! More >>

Celebrating Books with International Read an E-Book Day

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:20:11 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 12 September 2014) – It’s time to give e-books a go, if you haven’t already! More >>

Māori Television Extends Children’s Programming

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:36:09 +1200 | Maori Television

Kiwi kids will be able to tune in to Māori Television from 6.30am every Monday through to Saturday from next week. More >>

Pahiatua Company Announced as NZ Innovators Awards Finalist

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:31:05 +1200 | SODA Inc

Pahiatua company, DTexH2o, has been named as a finalist in the Innovation in Agriculture & Environment category of the prestigious New Zealand Innovators Awards. More >>

TYWI-Education Software For Real-time Voice Translation

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:20 +1200 | Translate Your World

TYWI-Education Software For Real-time Voice Translation In 78 Languages Adds WebRTC to the Translate Your World Arsenal More >>

Major funding investment in University of Auckland science

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:48:09 +1200 | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has received more than $44 million in new funding in the latest funding round from the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Employment with a $25.5 million investment in leading-edge science research. The University ...More >>

Xero shares drop 5.3% as US boss Peter Karpas quits

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:04:51 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Peter Karpas, Xero's North America chief executive, quit just six months after joining, as the cloud-based accounting software company reassesses its US growth plans, said chief executive Rod Drury. The shares fell. More >>

Red Cross App will help Kiwis Save Lives

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:40:50 +1200 | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross will launch a free app offering step-by-step first aid and emergency advice to mark World First Aid Day on Saturday 13 September. More >>

Multi-million dollar boost for engineering research

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:06:11 +1200 | University of Auckland

University of Auckland engineering research has been awarded almost $20 million in new funding from the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for a range of advanced technology projects and robotics.More >>

22 year old jailed for trading child abuse images

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:39:46 +1200 | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 22-year-old man was sentenced to 25 months’ imprisonment in the Palmerston North District Court today for importing and distributing electronic videos of children being sexually abused.More >>

Martin Jetpack raises $6.5 mln in oversubscribed placement

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:52:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Martin Aircraft Co, which plans to make the world's first commercial jetpack allowing a person to fly, raised $6.5 million in an oversubscribed private placement ahead of plans to take the company public.More >>

Project aims to help NZers with hearing problems

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:52:55 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A major University of Canterbury research project, which today received a $1 million Government funding boost, aims to help many of the 500,000 New Zealanders who are deaf and have hearing problems.More >>


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