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Idealog—in the ideas business


What’s on: Auckland Architecture Week

Next week, the City of Sails will be host to five days of architectural events, with industry-leading speakers and topics focusing on Auckland's design identity – which extends to its oft-used nickname. More …


Emoji mad: LA startup shares tips on how to raise funds

US startup Emoticon Inc has developed Makemoji, an Iphone app that allows users to create their own emojis. Its founder Tyler Breton shares some tips with Kiwi startups in-waiting on what to watch out for when faced with the challenge ... More …


Catching up to the future of apps

Microsoft has still not revealed a date for when its Windows users will be able to seamlessly sync their apps across multiple devices More …


What rock stars can teach start-ups about success

If New Zealand is a rock star economy, does that make New Zealand companies rock stars? And are there any parallels between real rock stars (you know, the music guys) and their business equivalents. Maybe there are... More …


Online market taking the “scrap” out of car wrecking

First you had TV takeback, a Government scheme to discourage New Zealanders from throwing their old television sets in the landfill. Now a Kiwi online scrap car marketplace has jumped on the “takeback” bandwagon, relaunching itself as CarTakeBack, partly in ... More …


The revolutionary power of nanotechnology


Ever thought of powering your devices through your own sweat? How about solid objects that are invisible to the eye? Or possibly even waterproofing your entire outfit? Well great news now you can do all of that, how you say ... More …


Snakk wins ESPN as client in new business

Snakk Media has launched a wholly owned subsidiary, Represent Media, tipping its toes into the premium advertising space to help companies target users of mobile apps and websites. More …