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Waikato Uni first to host national high school esports competition
Esports continues to be an activity that largely takes place under the radar of mainstream attention, despite huge participation in New Zealand and around the world. Waikato University is alive to its potential however, and is this week hosting the New Zealand High School League of Legends Championships.
Big tech conferences go online and free
Big tech conferences are going online and free for all to attend this year in a move that could change the face of the tech conference forever.
KiwiNet Awards highlight tech diversity
Technology is a vast, almost limitless sector, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in the annual KiwiNet Awards, which recognises successful research commercialisation within New Zealand's universities.
2019 Hi-Tech Awards winners announced
The 2019 Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner, held in Auckland on Friday, celebrated the best of the tech sector in New Zealand with 1100 in attendance. Check out the winners here.
Full credit: will Spark cope with the Rugby World Cup?
The Rugby World Cup hits our screens in September and while no doubt the players are hard at work in preparation, so too are the tech teams at Spark and its partners. Will they be ready for kick off?
Supporting vital voices to the Christchurch Call
The "Christchurch Call' meeting is being held in Paris on 15 May 2019. It aims to "bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organ…
‘Automating Inequality’ author set to visit NZ
The impact of data mining and other high tech resources on the poorest members of society is the focus of a new book by Virginia Eubanks, who is visiting New Zealand this month to discuss its implicat…
Entries open for 2019 NZ Hi-Tech Awards
New Zealand's Hi-Tech Awards are now open for 2019.
iSANZ Awards open for nominations
The security industry's big night out looms with calls for nominations in this year's iSANZ Awards.
iSANZ's goal is to "inspire, promote and reflect" on New Zealand's information security people an…
Living on the curve
It was Gordon Moore who pointed out that technological change isn't linear, it's exponential. As computer power doubles, the price for it halves and this is having a profound effect on the way we live…
Global Cyber Alliance comes to town
The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to "eradicating cyber risk and improving our connected world" and its UK-based Executive Director, Andy Bates, is in …