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This year, ITPNZ and NZTech have combined forces on our school initiatives, with 123Tech, TechHub Talks and ShadowTech all now being run under the TechHub umbrella.
But these programmes are 100% industry funded, and we need your help to make them a success.
RNZ New Tech: Meta's new supercomputer, the metaverse, and 600 new tech workers
ITP CEO Paul Matthews talked with RNZ Nine to Noon this week about the 600 new tech workers coming through an immigration exception shortly.
Plus Meta (previously Facebook) and their new AI supercomputer to power the metaverse - the what?
And that's a wrap!
That's us - other than any big breaking news, the TechBlog and Newsline team will be taking a break until mid-January.
A massive thanks to our community for your support over what was a tough year for everyone. If you're having a break, have a truly excellent one and enjoy putting your feet up.
Catch you in the '22!
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