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Cybersecurity hackathon aims to boost digital awareness
Wed 13 Apr 2022
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digital literacy
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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 12 Jul 2021
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app development
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low-code
Technology company Progress has announced the winners of its six-week global hackathon, The Worthy Web.
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National Missing Persons Hackathon returns for a second year
Wed 4 Nov 2020
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community
The event saw 650 participants, 150 judges and 75 volunteers gather across Australia and internationally via a virtual platform, to generate new leads for national missing person cases on behalf of Australian police.
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Australian women-focusd hackathon #SheHacks expands across Victoria
Fri 28 Feb 2020
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hackers
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"We want to make Australia the best place in the world for women to build and scale a startup. #SheHacks is the perfect starting point for any woman wanting to create something great."
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VMware shines spotlight on tech as a force for good
Thu 21 Nov 2019
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cloud
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virtualisation
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it automation
VMware’s vFORUM Singapore has created new possibilities for the Association for Persons With Special Needs, a social service agency that provides education for people with mild intellectual disabilities.
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Blockworks Hackfest celebrates 2018 winners
Fri 12 Oct 2018
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blockchain
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lightning lab
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"Kiwis are world famous innovators and this was very evident at the hackfest - ideas flew, solutions were created and we had a lot of fun."
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Tech with heart: Datacom kicks off annual hackathon in Auckland
Fri 24 Aug 2018
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cloud
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microsoft
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digital transformation
“Innovative thinking & a deep understanding of what drives people are what give technology solutions substance," says Datacom Group CEO Greg Davidson.
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Wellington hackathon helps local non-profits create digital tools
Wed 1 Aug 2018
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bizdojo
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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 10 Jul 2018
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satellites
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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 17 Apr 2018
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startup
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new zealand business
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hackathon
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 20 Mar 2018
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ministry of awesome
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 13 Mar 2018
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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 6 Mar 2018
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hacking
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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 17 Nov 2017
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iot
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wireless networks
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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 25 Oct 2017
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new zealand
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“We know the world is heading toward a major food supply crisis..."
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Auckland-based solution company announces hackathon to grow crops on Mars
Thu 7 Sep 2017
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autogrow
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silicon valley forum
The November hackathon will see teams create crop production solutions for the inhospitable Mars conditions.
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Experiment with new tech and tools through hackathons – Hays
Wed 6 Sep 2017
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innovation
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hays
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job seekers
“In this environment, you are free to try a completely different approach to a problem that you may not want to risk in the real world.”
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Datacom hackathon pushes social impact and CSR to the fore
Tue 29 Aug 2017
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datacom
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events
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social enterprise
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 14 Aug 2017
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education
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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 14 Mar 2017
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innovation
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internetnz
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“It’s fantastic to see an event that harnesses advancement in tech and shines light on the opportunities that New Zealanders have to get involved."
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IN PICS: Motorola Solutions Hackathon in Brisbane, Australia
Tue 29 Nov 2016
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cloud
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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.
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