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Auckland ICT Grad School shines light on Kiwi tech skills

Auckland ICT Grad School shines light on Kiwi tech skills The Auckland ICT Graduate School has been a phenomenal investment by the government, being one of three universities to receive $28 million in funding.The ICT skills shortage is being targeted by the government as a key area, and Dobbie believes it’s a two-pronged approach.

Grumpy tech guy: Welme to Transylvanian tech support hell

Grumpy tech guy: Welme to Transylvanian tech support hell With a sinking feeling, it dawned on me that I’d have to make a tech support call.Surely they’d have great tech support.

JB Hi-Fi buys The Good Guys for ol $870 million

JB Hi-Fi buys The Good Guys for ol $870 million The move is set to strengthen JB Hi-Fi’s presence in the home appliances market, with the retailers having highly similar customer bases and product offerings.According to JB Hi-Fi, the acquisition of The Good Guys creates a ‘best-in-class’ retailing combination.

Forza Horizon 3 demo is available to download on Xbox One today

Forza Horizon 3 demo is available to download on Xbox One today Microsoft has announced that you can now download the demo for Forza Horizon 3.The demo for the Windows 10 PC version is said to be out sometime after launch.

New ntest to help get young people into cybersecurity careers

New ntest to help get young people into cybersecurity careers In response, Kaspersky Lab has launched Talent Lab, an international competition for university students and young professionals aged 18-30, aimed at solving topical cybersecurity challenges with competitors’ technical and creative talents.“With this contest, we want to spark the curiosity of as many people as possible, and show how many different ways there are to get into the cybersecurity industry.

Three sides to every story: Vodafone & Sky fight back against merger submissions

Three sides to every story: Vodafone & Sky fight back against merger submissions It's a case of three sides to every story, as Vodafone and Sky have officially responded to submissions on the proposed Sky-Vodafone merger.In Vodafone's response, the company says that the merger will benefit consumers, and that it won't stifle competition.

Air NZ bans the note 7 amidst safety fears

Air NZ bans the note 7 amidst safety fears The move comes after an FAA advisory recommended airlines ban passengers from packing Note 7's in checked luggage.Several airlines (Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tiger Airways) have banned passengers from using or charging Note 7 phones in-flight.

Spark kicks Yahoo to the kerb; teams with SMX to bring Xtra email back to Kiwi soil

Spark kicks Yahoo to the kerb; teams with SMX to bring Xtra email back to Kiwi soil The company says that all customers will be able to keep their existing Xtra email address, and the changes will be rolled out over three months from January 2017.After a positive nine year relationship with Yahoo, we have decided to transition our email service to SMX, a New Zealand based provider.

Grumpy Tech Guy: Isn’t that ironic - Adblock to display adverts

Grumpy Tech Guy: Isn’t that ironic - Adblock to display adverts Millions installed Adblock in a bid to rid their browsers from increasingly crappy adverts, but now the Adblock team say they're going to replace "bad" adverts with ones they deem as “good”.Internet advertising is the bane of net users, second only to auto playing video clips.

Scammers target IRD customers

Scammers target IRD customers These include phoning and claiming to be from Inland Revenue, or sending an email that appears to come from Inland Revenue or a tax refund agency.“You may be asked to enter personal Inland Revenue information, eg, your myIR Secure Online Services user ID and password.

Review: Rere is a great game sadly bogged down by several issues

Review: Rere is a great game sadly bogged down by several issues It's also a game that allows you to do different things.I just described to you the things I like about the game, but now it's onto the negatives.

EA Sports FIFA 17 demo now available

EA Sports FIFA 17 demo now available The FIFA 17 demo is now available to download for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4.On Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, the demo not only showcases twelve of the world’s best teams including Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid C.

How IT grads are shining brightly in Summer of Tech's world

How IT grads are shining brightly in Summer of Tech's world Tertiary insitutions try to put in that 'real world experience', but how do students carve out their tech talent?We're not going to make them experts - they're quite short, sharp events but at least they're exposed to how these particular tools and technologies are being used in industry right now," she explains.

Microsoft breaks its word to Surface Pro 3 buyers, won’t repair defective batteries at previously promised price

Microsoft breaks its word to Surface Pro 3 buyers, won’t repair defective batteries at previously promised price When Microsoft launched the Surface Pro 3, it was fairly proud of the hardware.” If the battery failed, Pinay promised, Microsoft would replace it if the failure occurred during the warranty period.

Nintendo announces Nvidia-powered Switch hybrid game console

Nintendo announces Nvidia-powered Switch hybrid game console From portable play to multiplayer matches in games like Splatoon, the Nintendo Switch is the hybrid system it was rumored to be.It’s not clear if the Switch is fully compatible with the Wii U or if the company is porting certain titles to the new platform for re-release.

The 5 best deals Amazon has going on its lineup of Kindles and Fire Tablets

The 5 best deals Amazon has going on its lineup of Kindles and Fire Tablets The classic ebook reader is now being offered for a 25 percent discount, bringing it down to $60.Coming in at just $40 after the current $10 discount, the 7-inch Fire Tablet is a great budget-friendly tablet.

Nvidia’s Shield tablet gets Nougat update to support its new controller

Nvidia’s Shield tablet gets Nougat update to support its new controller Why it matters to you Not only does this update add new features provided by Android 7.The update will have a staggered release over the next few days to make sure there are no immediate problems.

Chuwi confirms February release date for its Hi13 2-in-1 tablet

Chuwi confirms February release date for its Hi13 2-in-1 tablet Last month, Chuwi announced its Hi13 2-in-1 tablet at the Consumer Electronic Show, but didn’t reveal when the system would be made available, or how much it would cost.The Chuwi Hi13 will be available starting February 20.

Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement

Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement Why it matters to you Just because something has the Kodak name on it doesn't mean it was actually designed by the historic camera company, and its new tablet is no exception.On Thursday, February 16, the Eastman Kodak Company announced that it would license the Kodak name to Archos, a European company, for tablets.