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Idealog—in the ideas business

Education startup Questo wins Wellington Startup Weekend

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Questo came out tops at Wellington Startup Weekend last night with its educational gaming platform that aims to boost student motivation, winning a package that includes $10,000 of advertising on TradeMe, business services from MYOB, and three months at ... More …


Study quantifies the potential of social

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Social technologies have the potential to raise the productivity of knowledge workers by 20 to 25 percent, as information is made more accessible and searchable and communication streamlined. More …




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Win

Your chance to play designer for Quiksilver

Hey, design aficionados! If you're a dab hand with Creative Suite (and we imagine many of you are), here's your chance to have one of your original creations produced as part of an upcoming Quiksilver collection. More …



YouTube makes it harder to hide behind screen names

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The debate over whether requiring users online to post using their real identities is a helpful or hurtful measure is a long-running one, but YouTube appears to be coming down on the side that's against anonymity and screen names. More …



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Awards

Last call for ANZIA entries

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InternetNZ and .au Domain Administration (auDA) have put out the last call for entries into the 2012 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards, which close on July 31. More …


No market validation, no money

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If a tree falls in an empty forest, does it make a sound? That is the sort of conundrum startups face if they have an idea that no one wants or needs. More …




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Design/Transport

Harbour Bridge landscaping pays tribute to NZ heritage

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Words uttered by a prominent Maori chief and seven of New Zealand’s well known writers are being painted on piers supporting the Auckland Harbour Bridge as part of the first stage of a landscaping project. More …


Farming: new rules for an old game

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Mary has a little lamb—now what? The answer used to be simple: slaughter it, sling it in a muslin bag and then ship it ‘home’ to Mother England. But how times have changed. And we've had to change ... More …