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BMW and LEGO collaborated to create the concept hoverbike of our dreams

BMW and LEGO collaborated to create the concept hoverbike of our dreams LEGO and BMW teamed up to create a model set for one of the automaker's most popular motorcycles – BMW R 1200 GS Adventure.Lego Technic engineers used the same 603 pieces from the model to construct a concept hoverbike.

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.

Kiwi mpetition aims to stimulate enomic involvement & innovation in Māori

Kiwi mpetition aims to stimulate enomic involvement & innovation in Māori Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) General Manager Business, Innovation and Skills, Patrick McVeigh, says DIGMYIDEA entries must be exciting, innovative, digital and entrepreneurial.He explains that they can be anything from an app to a web programme, or even a digital extension of a more traditional business.

This parkour robot overlord has 'Terminator' written all over it

This parkour robot overlord has 'Terminator' written all over it Boston Dynamics have finally revealed the highly anticipated 'Handle' robot.We all got a sneak peak of its capabilities after a video was leaked online.

The Future Of Innovation Is Innovation: A Day At Stanford's Sports-Business Conference

The Future Of Innovation Is Innovation: A Day At Stanford's Sports-Business Conference As I got lost looking for the Stanford Graduate School of Business’s Sports Innovation Conference, I noticed that every superfluous lawn next to a dorm building seemed to be perfectly mown.” This content that I witnessed was as much about business, and the business of business, as it was about on-the-field sports.

Why won't Trump talk about technology?

Why won't Trump talk about technology? Donald Trump has what can only be characterized as an open antipathy toward technology and innovation.In his more recent speech before a joint session of congress, there was definitely zero mentions of technology or innovation.

​Govt opens innovative new school in Christchurch

​Govt opens innovative new school in Christchurch The Haeata Community Campus in Christchurch has officially been opened by Prime Minister Bill English and Minister of Education Hekia Parata.“To see such innovation coming out of what was a terrible tragedy for Christchurch and New Zealand is inspiring.

NZ’s first Mixed Reality Hackathon heads to Wellington

NZ’s first Mixed Reality Hackathon heads to Wellington The hackathon will involve several teams working for 48 hours on creating a minimal viable product using the Microsoft Hololens.Experts including Mark Billinghurst, former HIT Lab NZ Director, will be among the mentors and judges for the weekend.

Exciting new tech at Te Papa for innovative learning

Exciting new tech at Te Papa for innovative learning Head of Learning Innovation Miri Young is excited to welcome visitors to Te Papa’s state of the art learning lab.“The focus is on learning and engaging with Te Papa’s taonga and collections, through this new and exciting technology,” Young says.

India's largest mobile wallet goes global, launches app in Canada

India's largest mobile wallet goes global, launches app in Canada India's largest mobile wallet, Paytm, has launched in Canada.This is the Alibaba-backed company's first foray into the international market.

Govt's Charities Services lands technology award

Govt's Charities Services lands technology award The Charities Services has taken out a high profile award at the inaugural New Zealand Charities Technology Awards dinner that took place last week.The organisation was awarded the ‘Using Technology to Connect to the Community- Best Government Agency’ award for its continued support of charities working to comply with the new legislative requirements for financial reporting.

New mobile banking app supports 11 languages besides English

New mobile banking app supports 11 languages besides English The app, Mera iMobile (my iMobile), supports 11 Indian languages (Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Bengali, Assamese Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam) and English.The Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app works on top of India's UPI mobile banking platform and uses a mobile number as the payment address.

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day It’s a problem that Scottish startup MacRebur is taking on one mile at a time.Both potholes and waste plastic are potentially hazardous - uneven road surfaces increase the likelihood of road accidents, whereas plastic lying dormant in landfill sites is harmful to our environment.

How dealers are using Instagram to sell cannabis to travelers in India

How dealers are using Instagram to sell cannabis to travelers in India They hunt down travelers through geo-tagged photos and hashtags on Instagram and turn them into potential buyers, Hindustan Times reports.The charas is then delivered to customers either in person or via Speed Post, the government-run courier service.

Rotating dome-shaped homes lets you change the scenery anytime you wish

Rotating dome-shaped homes lets you change the scenery anytime you wish A Japanese company is using prefabricated plastic to assemble rotating dome houses in just days.The entire structure rotates to either have the windows face or oppose the sun depending on the weather conditions.

From backyard to billions: This startup is leading the game in fantasy sports

From backyard to billions: This startup is leading the game in fantasy sports There’s a Scottish startup that’s been making waves in the US fantasy sports space, and its eye is now firmly set on changing the fantasy football game in the UK.The company got its start back at 2009’s South by SouthWest interactive festival in Texas, where its five co-founders came up with the idea of daily fantasy football during a backyard brainstorm.

Kiwi innovators: Entries for the Māori innovation mp close soon

Kiwi innovators: Entries for the Māori innovation mp close soon There is an innovation challenge for Māori entrepreneurs that awards winners with $10,000 worth of start-up assistance.The competition is open to Māori 15 years and older - the only prerequisite for entry is an exciting, innovative and entrepreneurial idea.

Airbus wants to get rid of cabin classes and make planes totally customizable

Airbus wants to get rid of cabin classes and make planes totally customizable In 2011, Airbus revealed its vision for the future of flight, as seen from the passengers' perspective.It imagined a plane body that's self-healing and transparent, with zones replacing cabin classes.