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Funding boost helps local tech clubs give young Kiwis a better digital future
Code Club Aotearoa, Digital Natives Academy and 21C Skills Lab will be able to help young Kiwis explore their digital futures
Kiwi firm Code Avengers exports EdTech to Chile
A Hamilton tech innovator has scored a breakthrough deal with the Chilean government that will benefit 1500 disadvantaged students in Chile.
GitHub rolls out security alerts feature for Python
“Over the coming weeks, we will be adding more historical Python vulnerabilities to our database. "
Major tech competition launches for Kiwi students
The initiative is linked directly to the new Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko curriculum content.
ASEAN-Australia codeathon brings innovation to the fight against cybercrime
“It was incredible to see such a diverse group of people from different industries and nations come together to collaborate."
Apple says DON’T fear about leaked source code – experts say DO
After a critical source code for the iPhone was leaked online recently, Apple reassured there was nothing to fear but experts think otherwise.
Apple to pump up data center spending by $10 billion
Apple expects to invest over $30 billion in capital expenditures in the US over the next five years and create over 20,000 new jobs.
Report: The importance of low-code apps in the age of digital transformation
The availability of a variety of cloud application development services is reducing the complexity of delivering applications.
The global enterprise getting Kiwi kids into coding
Accenture employees across 55 of these countries have pledged to volunteer more than 10,000 hours to Hour of Code.
MatataLab’s robot could be the future of education
With robotic technology quickly evolving, and the use of robots ever-expanding, children are now exposed to robots at a very young age...
Hands-on review: Anki’s Cozmo, play with the AI of the future
Cozmo is a quick study, eager to learn and more than just a little bit playful...
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
“It's not only an economic imperative that we bridge the gender gap when it comes to technology...it is a critical societal one."
Vodafone fuels new course to tackle AU's low female STEM employment rate
"There is a lack of understanding about job prospects and roles for women in male-dominated STEM fields.”
Kiwi company trains future innovators with robotics, coding and more
'Normal' people like you and I could soon be left in the dust by the generation or two below us as OMGTech! trains our future innovators.
OMGTech launches more coding for kids workshops around NZ
OMGTech! trialled the new initiative last week delivering workshops in five Auckland schools...
Microsoft teaches kids to code for Minecraft
"MakeCode teaches the 101 of programming languages, including variables, control flow, if statements, loops and functions..."
The future is technology: Another company invests into coding for kids
The continued expansion of this industry highlights the importance of this skill in a tech-driven future...
Low-code or no-code: Gartner releases new high-productivity app development Quadrant
Solutions in this new category provide application development, deployment and execution in the cloud using a low-code or no-code approach.
Bluff Marae takes on coding for kids with the help of CodeCamp
Coding skills are fundamentally important to young Kiwis, who may well live in a world where IT is the dominating industry...
Coding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games
The littleBits Code Kit is an introduction to coding in the classroom that promises it will engage students and teachers alike...
Tomorrow comes today: Gorillaz help Jaguar recruit coders
"We have to attract the best talent and that requires a radical rethink of how we recruit [...] It will be the first of its kind."
Robots can be programmed in the playground with Swift
"More than 1 million kids and adults from around the world are already using Swift Playgrounds to learn the fundamentals of coding."
Tairua School builds problem-solving skills with TaiTECH
"The possibilities are almost limitless and we are very excited to see how this programme develops and evolves over the coming months."
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.