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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Technology

Big names line up for Hi-Tech honours

Big-name Kiwi companies Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Orion Health, Serko and Xero will contest this year's Hi-Tech Awards Hi-Tech Company of the year, with several others gaining finalist spots in several categories. More …



Here’s possibly the first ever good use of a QR code

In order to filter out the barrage of under-qualified applications that inevitably come in response to a job listing, Istanbul-based creative agency BÜRO recently developed a print ad for Berrge Tattoo that just might feature the first useful execution of ... More …


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Technology

The Wrap: 26 March

This week it's all about cycle safety that glows, kickstarting nail art, why the chatroom is making a comeback and Friendster creator Jonathan Abrams' handy Nuzzel service for Twitter. More …



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Technology

Vend adds $25 million to capital base

Vend will accelerate its growth plans in Europe and North America after securing $25 million in investment from Valar Ventures, Square Peg Capital and Point Nine Capital. More …


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Technology

Mega hunts listing via TRS deal

Kim Dotcom's Mega file storage and data security firm is looking for a backdoor NZX listing by striking an agreement with shell company TRS Investments. More …


From consulting to SaaS startup

A tour of top US tech companies was the catalyst that led Ben Ridler to see the light and ditch consulting in favour of building a real product. More …




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Technology

NZ gears up for education tech conference

Education, training and research providers, developers, hardware and software companies will converge on Wellington in June as the city hosts this year's Ed Tech for Export (eT4e) conference. More …


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Events

Screening soon: Design Is One

“If you can’t find it, design it.” Lella and Massimo Vignelli's work has seen them tackle everything from New York’s subway signage and maps to branding for Ford and American Airlines. More …


Kiwi teen’s short film premieres in the US

Arboraceous, a short film by 16-year old Kiwi Natasha Bishop, premiered this week at the Environmental Film Festival in Washington DC alongside films made by the BBC and Discovery Channel. More …