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How one company's digital disruption is transforming NZ's freight industry
An Auckland freight startup is using technology and digital platforms to optimise and automate freight delivery around the country.
Microsoft survey: Businesses that ignore latest tech hurt their workers
Workplaces that do provide the latest technology are more likely to boost employee engagement and satisfaction, as well as better customer service.
Online food delivery is changing the way Kiwis eat
"Tech makes it easy & convenient for people to order food online. It means there is now a huge variety of cuisine being delivered to people’s doors."
Architecture goes virtual with iStaging
iStaging announced the release of a brand-new feature that allows users to create floor plans on their VR Maker app.
Being from NZ can help catapult our country’s technology exports
NZ Story Group's head of engagement discusses three points as to why being from little old NZ can actually be of huge benefit to our tech sector.
DIGMYIDEA Maori Innovation Challenge launches
The DIGMYIDEA Māori Innovation Challenge is now open, with the competition calling on budding Māori digital entrepreneurs to put their ideas forward.
How NZ is becoming the world’s living tech lab
"New Zealand now has a global reputation for technology leadership in space, GPS, artificial intelligence, IoT, agritech and creative technologies."
Lost or found someone's pet? PiP facial recognition will reunite our furry friends
Animal lovers will know the worry that strikes when their fur babies decide to take a wander away from home.
Augmented reality and machine learning dominate Deloitte predictions
“In 2018 we will finally see business challenges being addressed by what has to date been consumer-driven technology."
Drones could restore the Earth by planting a billion trees within a year
BioCarbonEngineering claims that their drone technology could curb deforestation and restore the Earth...
We bring you the future, today: Why NetGuide changed its name
FutureFive is the new face of our consumer technology news segment going forward.
WiFi coming to select Air New Zealand flights starting now
Finally, the wait is over and Air New Zealand has started a trial of Wi-Fi on select flights.
IAG Insurance attempts to scam own employees - but not in a bad way
The goal is not to scam them into giving back their wages, but to test them on their cyber security awareness.
Forget Bear Grylls: Hacking the Wild shows how to survive using only gadgets
Quitmeyer ventures into some of the most remote and hostile locations in the world, surviving armed with nothing but everyday pieces of technology.
Snapchat drones could be coming your way soon
Their latest venture appears to be putting their camera technology atop drones, which could potentially prove to be a game changer.
This handbag charges your phone and protects from prying hands
The handbags feature wireless smart device charging, bio-lock security, Bluetooth proximity alerts, and enough organization to rival a mobile office.
DJI requires drone users to register their machines before flying
"If this activation process is not performed, the aircraft will not have access to the correct geospatial information and flight functions..."
Kiwi code-cracker heads to Oxford to hone her craft
She possesses a rare mind hard-wired to navigate complex algorithms in a way that even the most mathematically savvy out there would find difficult.
Apple takes shots at Google in new ad campaign - smartphone showdown
The copy states that "life is easier on iPhone," and they didn’t waste the opportunity to poke fun at Google’s poor track record of security.
Elon Musk: Tesla's market cap higher than they deserve
"In my experience, in over 10 years covering stocks and clean energy, I've never heard another CEO say that."
Hackers run circles around Samsung's iris scanner security
It wasn’t exactly the kind of hacking you see in the Fast and the Furious franchise.
WiFi can create holograms of objects, even through walls
"But you could make out the shape of a person, or a dog on a couch. Really any object that's more than four centimeters in size."
Real life Robocop patrols the streets of Dubai
Criminals in Dubai, you are officially on notice: The world’s first ‘robocop’ is set to begin roaming the streets of Dubai.
iPhone 8 images leaked, potential design exposed
New images have surfaced of the design molds used for upcoming iPhone models.