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​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.

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.

​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.

Buy This Comic! Loose Ends #2

Buy This Comic! Loose Ends #2 Today is Wednesday, better known as New Comic Book Day, the best day of the week.This week, that comic is Loose Ends #2 from Image Comics, by writer Jason Latour, artist Chris Brunner, and colorist Rico Renzi.

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.

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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge Week 1: Can a Windows user beme a nvert?

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge Week 1: Can a Windows user beme a nvert? The 30 day challenge: Windows user takes on Mac - Week one.I haven’t touched an Apple computer since the days of the classic Apple Macintosh, with its floppy drives, chunky keyboards and grey interface.

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 1: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert?

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 1: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert? The 30 day challenge: Windows user takes on Mac - Week one.I’d grown up with the Commodore 64, a chunky laptop running Windows 95, and the Apple Macintoshes.

Sony Mobile unveils the Xperia X mpact, now available in New Zealand

Sony Mobile unveils the Xperia X mpact, now available in New Zealand The smartphone is the ‘compact’ version of the Sony Xperia X, featuring a 4.The Xperia X Compact features ‘triple image sensing technology’ to prevent blurry photos, a 23MP main camera that boots from standby to capture in 0.

Week in review: The biggest stories that went down this week on NetGuide

Week in review: The biggest stories that went down this week on NetGuide It was a busy week for NetGuide team - there were High Court decisions, a telco war, a whole lot of reviews to be done.We thought we'd make it easy for you and pick out our highlights of the week in the land of consumer tech.

Everything You Need to Know About Cloudbleed, the Latest Internet Security Disaster

Everything You Need to Know About Cloudbleed, the Latest Internet Security Disaster If you haven’t heard of the so-called Cloudbleed vulnerability, keep reading.As with any major security vulnerability, it will take some time before we can fully comprehend the level of destruction caused by Cloudbleed.

Rumor: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti To Be Announced at GDC NVIDIA Event

Rumor: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti To Be Announced at GDC NVIDIA Event According to VideoCardz, the timer currently counting down to NVIDIA's GDC event held a secret that may have confirmed that the 1080 Ti will be announced at that event.When NVIDIA added the countdown to their site, promising that "it's almost Time #ULTIMATEGEFORCE," the cat was pretty much out of the bag.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Pre-Review Impressions

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Pre-Review Impressions Writing a The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild preview is excruciating.What I can tell you is that Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the title with which everyone hoped the Nintendo Switch would launch.

Beats X review: The perfect earbuds for young cyborgs with cash to burn

Beats X review: The perfect earbuds for young cyborgs with cash to burn There's something remarkable about the new Beats X earphones.The Beats X headphones, like Apple's recent AirPods, inch us further along into that mechanical future.