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Weta Workshop’s kickstarter goes off with a bang

Weta Workshop’s kickstarter goes off with a bang It’s the brainchild of senior Weta Workshop concept designers Leri Greer, Christian Pearce and Paul Tobin.Turn the greatest salvage operation in history into the biggest sport spectacle on the planet,” explains Paul Tobin, senior concept designer, Weta Workshop.

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

Is Apple opening the actual best office in the world?

Is Apple opening the actual best office in the world? To honour his memory the theatre at Apple Park will be named the Steve Jobs Theater, Apple says.The Steve Jobs Theater is situated atop a hill — one of the highest points within Apple Park — overlooking meadows and the main building.

Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out

Opposition rejoice as Vodafone Sky merger thrown out Spark, InternetNZ and Vocus are among those pleased with this morning’s decision made by the Commerce Commission to not clear the proposed merger between Vodafone and Sky.While Vodafone has said they are disappointed with the ruling, Spark says the decision is a big positive for ‘Kiwi consumers’.

Review: Horizon: Zero Dawn uld be the best PS4 game ever made

Review: Horizon: Zero Dawn uld be the best PS4 game ever made In my personal opinion though, Horizon: Zero Dawn is the best PS4 game I have ever played and is quite possibly my favourite game of the PS4/Xbox One era.Outside of the characters and story, the gameplay in Horizon: Zero Dawn is downright excellent.

NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go

NO DEAL: Vodafone Sky merger no go The Commerce Commission has decline to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and Sky Network Television, in a much anticipated decision this morning.The merged Sky/Vodafone entity would have been controlled by Vodafone Group.

<b>Black Desert Online</b> – Players able to create new Dark Knight class now

<b>Black Desert Online</b> – Players able to create new Dark Knight class now [Free 7 days trial] Kakao Games today announced that Black Desert Online’s new playable class, the Dark Knight, will be available from Wednesday, March 1.Starting today, players can select and customize the Dark Knight using the Character Creator, allowing them to decide on the appearance of their new character before she is officially added to Black Desert Online next week.

​Wellington school set to receive ol million dollar investment

​Wellington school set to receive ol million dollar investment 1 million into Raroa Normal Intermediate School in Wellington, in order to build two new classrooms.Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says the investment is part of a third round of investments in new classrooms under Budget 2016.

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality In it’s recently released education policy, TOP says that while New Zealand has previously performed well in international education surveys, its performance is slipping.We are currently following other countries down the line of greater assessment, and competition based on those results, when there is no evidence that will work,” the party says.

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North Principal researcher at Microsoft Research Ranveer Chandra will head the discussion, talking about what Microsoft has discovered and what the company sees the future holding.At Microsoft, Chandra is leading an Incubation on IoT Applications.

Orn & Slingshot offer quick fix for fibre broadband limbo

Orn & Slingshot offer quick fix for fibre broadband limbo Telecommunications providers Orcon and Slingshot have launched a new service to help prevent Kiwis landing in broadband limbo when they move into a fibre-ready home.“We have customers who are moving into a new house, see that the house can get fibre, and place an order for fibre broadband,” says Taryn Hamilton, general manager, Consumer, Orcon and Slingshot.

Rotorua uncil has 'eye on digital future' with new Aussie partnership

Rotorua uncil has 'eye on digital future' with new Aussie partnership The SaaS provider has just signed a OneCouncil contract with New Zealand’s Rotorua Lakes Council.This is the company’s latest local government partnership in New Zealand.

Hands-on review: Essilor Eyezen lenses

Hands-on review: Essilor Eyezen lenses This month, I had the opportunity to review the Essilor Eyezen lenses.Thankfully, Essilor released their Eyezen lenses with Blue Light Filtering.

<b>Neverwinter</b> – The Cloak Ascendancy update goes live for PC version

<b>Neverwinter</b> – The Cloak Ascendancy update goes live for PC version [Play free now] Publisher Perfect World Entertainment and developer Cryptic Studios today announced Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy is now available for Windows PC worldwide, and will be released for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year.The city of Neverwinter is under attack by the Cloaked Ascendancy, a group of four mages ripped from the Cloak Tower during the Spellplague.

<b>Neverwinter</b> – The Cloak Ascendancy content update goes live for PC version

<b>Neverwinter</b> – The Cloak Ascendancy content update goes live for PC version [Play free now] Global publisher Perfect World Entertainment and developer Cryptic Studios today announced Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy is now available for Windows PC worldwide, and will be released for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year.The city of Neverwinter is under attack by the Cloaked Ascendancy, a group of four mages ripped from the Cloak Tower during the Spellplague.

Interview with Horizon: Zero Dawn’s senior producer Joel Escher

Interview with Horizon: Zero Dawn’s senior producer Joel Escher PlayStation NZ was kind enough to invite Netguide to chat with the Senior Producer for Horizon: Zero Dawn, Joel Escher.Netguide: What made Guerrilla Games decide to retire the Killzone series in favour of making Horizon: Zero Dawn?

Film review: The Great Wall - it's man versus beast in this visual spectacle

Film review: The Great Wall - it's man versus beast in this visual spectacle The Great Wall of China is one of the five wonders of the world; and why wouldn’t it be?The 8,851 kilometre-long wall rivals the great pyramids in terms of scale, manpower and the colossal effort require to build that thing.

<b>Age of Wushu 2</b> – New article touches on day and night cycle in sandbox title

<b>Age of Wushu 2</b> – New article touches on day and night cycle in sandbox title From the past articles on Age of Wushu 2, it is easy to tell Snail Games is not building just a MMORPG like the original game, but rather a sandbox environment where every little element counts.The China developer recently posted new information about Age of Wushu 2, talking about the weather and day and night cycle in the game.

<b>Blade & Soul</b> – Job posting by publisher hints at possible SEA server

<b>Blade & Soul</b> – Job posting by publisher hints at possible SEA server According to a recent job posting found online, it seems that Blade & Soul is being prepared for a launch in Southeast Asia.Garena is currently seeking a System Engineer who will work on Point Blank or Blade & Soul, and support the “most played games” in Southeast Asia or Taiwan.