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RKVST takes part in Tokyo hackathon, showcases capabilities
Wed, 29th Mar 2023
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ransomware
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compliance
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cybersecurity
RKVST has participated in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) 116 Hackathon that took place earlier this week in Japan.
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NTT Research appoints Takashi Goto as Head of its Technology Promotion Team
Fri, 23rd Sep 2022
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encryption
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aras
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hackathon
Takashi Goto is appointed as Head of Technology Promotion Team at NTT Research, responsible for exploring market potential for well-developed research concepts.
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Cybersecurity hackathon aims to boost digital awareness
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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cybersecurity
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digital literacy
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cios
Global cybersecurity provider Secureworks is hopes growing digital literacy will also boost interest in the field.
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The Worthy Web Hackathon - 1,200 developers, 83 countries, and $40,000 in prizes
Mon, 12th Jul 2021
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app development
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apm
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low-code
Winners of The Worthy Web Hackathon announced: 1,200 developers from 83 countries competed for $40,000 in prizes.
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National Missing Persons Hackathon returns for a second year
Wed, 4th Nov 2020
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hackathon
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community
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austcyber
The National Missing Persons Hackathon has taken place in Australia, with 650 participants generating leads for national missing person cases.
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Australian women-focusd hackathon #SheHacks expands across Victoria
Fri, 28th Feb 2020
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hackers
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hack
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hacking
Women-focused hackathon #SheHacks, run by Girl Geek Academy, will take place statewide across Victoria, Australia from February to April.
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VMware shines spotlight on tech as a force for good
Thu, 21st Nov 2019
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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it automation
VMware's vFORUM incubates APSNLive, a trailblazing support platform for those with special needs.
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Blockworks Hackfest celebrates 2018 winners
Fri, 12th Oct 2018
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blockchain
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hackathon
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lightning lab
Blockchain goes beyond cryptocurrency trading in New Zealand's Blockworks Hackfest, with 13 innovative ideas showcased.
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Tech with heart: Datacom kicks off annual hackathon in Auckland
Fri, 24th Aug 2018
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cloud services
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microsoft
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digital transformation
Datacom's annual Datacomp hackathon in Auckland has attracted hundreds of participants from across Australasia to develop innovative technology.
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Wellington hackathon helps local non-profits create digital tools
Wed, 1st Aug 2018
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bizdojo
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hackathon
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collider wellington
BizDojo Wellington played host to a charity hackathon last month, which brought together four NPOs to help them build digital solutions for their busi.
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The young Kiwi teams taking innovative thinking into space
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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satellite
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space
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Two local teams that recently travelled to France as part of the global ActInSpace semi-final event in Toulouse recently.
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DIGMYIDEA Maori Innovation Challenge launches
Tue, 17th Apr 2018
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cloud services
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hackathon
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business
The DIGMYIDEA Māori Innovation Challenge is now open, with the competition calling on budding Māori digital entrepreneurs to put their ideas forward.
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Chch tech brains team up to solve city’s challenges in hackathon
Tue, 20th Mar 2018
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hackathon
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mental health
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cios
WaiWatch was announced the overall winner for their innovative solution to the problem of inefficient and high volume residential water use.
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NZTA hosting hackathon for ideas to make roads safer
Tue, 13th Mar 2018
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hackathon
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road safety
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public transport
Developers, tech experts and people with engineering or transport backgrounds will come together with to improve the public transport system.
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China's biggest hacking community to expand hackathons to across Asia & India
Tue, 6th Mar 2018
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hacking
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hackathon
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research
China’s biggest hacker community has launched its 2018 Global Hackathon Programme and plans to expand it across Asia, India, the UK and Europe.
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UK IoT company to share knowledge in Auckland seminar and hackathon
Fri, 17th Nov 2017
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iot
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cloud services
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wireless networks
Pycom is having the worldwide launch of their new FiPy development board that supports five different Internet of Things wireless protocols.
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Kiwi AI could help end world hunger
Wed, 25th Oct 2017
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ai
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nz
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hackathon
Tech advances in AI and IoT are key to helping New Zealand address growing food shortage, says NZ IoT Alliance director.
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Auckland-based solution company announces hackathon to grow crops on Mars
Thu, 7th Sep 2017
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hackathon
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autogrow
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silicon valley forum
Autogrow's hackathon in Auckland aims to pioneer the farming of tomorrow, devising methods to cultivate crops on Martian soil.
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Experiment with new tech and tools through hackathons – Hays
Wed, 6th Sep 2017
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cios
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hays
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job seekers
Attending a hackathon is a must for digital tech professionals, says Hays' CIO. It's a chance to boost skills and employability.
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Datacom hackathon pushes social impact and CSR to the fore
Tue, 29th Aug 2017
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social enterprise
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hackathon
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datacom
The first prize went to Team Happy Life for charity Child Matters which provides adult training to help prevent child abuse.
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Kiwi kids attempt world record - to get the most kids coding in 24hrs
Mon, 14th Aug 2017
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edutech
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code club aotearoa
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hackathon
Kiwi school children all over the country will play a part in setting a new world record this Tuesday - to get the most kids coding in 24 hours.
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NZ’s first Mixed Reality Hackathon heads to Wellington
Tue, 14th Mar 2017
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internetnz
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hackathon
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ndi
Wellington's PROJECTR centre will host New Zealand's first Mixed Reality Hackathon, featuring the Microsoft Hololens.
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IN PICS: Motorola Solutions Hackathon in Brisbane, Australia
Tue, 29th Nov 2016
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
The event was held in in association with Telstra and Amazon Web Services and aimed at developing public safety-based apps.