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    Video game market in New Zealand passes half billion dollar mark


    New Zealanders' love of playing video games shows no sign of slowing down, as highlighted in data released today by the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association...

    New Zealanders' love of playing video games shows no sign of slowing down, as highlighted in data released today by the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA).
    WLG-X festival to celebrate creativity and innovation

    WLG-X festival to celebrate creativity and innovation


    Over five days in September, WLG-X brings together the worlds of technology, design, film and music in an eclectic array of events, experiences, gigs, film screenings, and a programme of top notch international and local...

    Over five days in September, WLG-X brings together the worlds of technology, design, film and music in an eclectic array of events, experiences, gigs, film screenings, and a programme of top notch international and local speakers.

    HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray

    HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray


    The explosion of data from artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics and evolving customer needs for data-intensive workloads are driving a significant expansion in...

    The explosion of data from artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics and evolving customer needs for data-intensive workloads are driving a significant expansion in HPC.

    Techweek starting around NZ today


    Techweek, which kicks off in more than 30 cities and towns around New Zealand today, has grown 10 times in just three years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller...

    Techweek, which kicks off in more than 30 cities and towns around New Zealand today, has grown 10 times in just three years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.
    Harman Kardon Allure Portable review

    Harman Kardon Allure Portable review


    Voice-activated digital assistant speakers are a more common sight around the house - and a growing market every day. Since my visite to Microsoft's house of the future in Seattle, back in the mid-2000s, I imagined living in a fully digital house, one...

    Voice-activated digital assistant speakers are a more common sight around the house - and a growing market every day. Since my visite to Microsoft's house of the future in Seattle, back in the mid-2000s, I imagined living in a fully digital house, one that you control with your voice and managed through your smart devices.

    New survey provides insight into schools' technology challenges and plans


    A new survey released by The Network for Learning (N4L) reveals schools must navigate increasingly complex technical landscapes when using the internet for...

    A new survey released by The Network for Learning (N4L) reveals schools must navigate increasingly complex technical landscapes when using the internet for learning.
    Apple Music now available on Alexa devices in Australia and New Zealand

    Apple Music now available on Alexa devices in Australia and New Zealand


    Apple Music subscribers can now enjoy Apple Music's 50 million songs on Amazon’s full range of Echo devices, including Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Echo...

    Apple Music subscribers can now enjoy Apple Music's 50 million songs on Amazon’s full range of Echo devices, including Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Echo Show.

    Make a stand against cyberbullying this Pink Shirt Day


    Pink Shirt Day is around the corner, on Friday 17 May, encouraging everyone to speak out against bullying. Bullying increasingly happens...

    Pink Shirt Day is around the corner, on Friday 17 May, encouraging everyone to speak out against bullying. Bullying increasingly happens online.
    Samsung first TV manufacturer to launch the Apple TV App and Airplay 2

    Samsung first TV manufacturer to launch the Apple TV App and Airplay 2


    Users can simply select the Apple TV app icon to access all of their iTunes movies and TV show purchases and browse more than 100,000 iTunes movies and TV shows to buy or rent, including titles available in 4K...

    Users can simply select the Apple TV app icon to access all of their iTunes movies and TV show purchases and browse more than 100,000 iTunes movies and TV shows to buy or rent, including titles available in 4K HDR.

    Vodafone New Zealand sold


    Vodafone Group Plc has announced the sale of 100% of Vodafone New Zealand Limited to a consortium comprising Infratil Limited and Brookfield Asset Management...

    Vodafone Group Plc has announced the sale of 100% of Vodafone New Zealand Limited to a consortium comprising Infratil Limited and Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
    Ring Stick Up Cam Battery review

    Ring Stick Up Cam Battery review


    Having installed quite a few Ring devices around the house (including the Floodlight Cam and the Spotlight Cam outside), I was interested in seeing what the new Ring Stick Up Cam...

    Having installed quite a few Ring devices around the house (including the Floodlight Cam and the Spotlight Cam outside), I was interested in seeing what the new Ring Stick Up Cam offered.

    Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute in New Zealand opens up faster, more secure internet for Kiwi businesses


    Signalled at Microsoft's Ignite conference in November 2018, the Azure cloud service allows customers to benefit from a dedicated  private connection that bypasses the public internet delivering,  predicable performance, lower latency and SLA...

    Signalled at Microsoft's Ignite conference in November 2018, the Azure cloud service allows customers to benefit from a dedicated  private connection that bypasses the public internet delivering,  predicable performance, lower latency and SLA based connectivity to Azure.

    Vocus Communications to deliver Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions through Azure ExpressRoute


    With cloud services rapidly gaining popularity with New Zealand businesses and government, Vocus Communications is enabling the country's digital transformation with the integration of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to their local data centres for faster,...

    With cloud services rapidly gaining popularity with New Zealand businesses and government, Vocus Communications is enabling the country's digital transformation with the integration of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to their local data centres for faster, more predictable connectivity to Microsoft Azure.