Future news stories - Page 2
Microsoft announces controllers for mixed reality headsets
Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.
Snapchat Spectacles put up tidy but modest sales numbers
The numbers weren’t exactly super-specific, but it’s enough to make some estimates of how many units they’ve sold.
Tesla opens pre-order for home solar tiles for most countries
In a blog post, Tesla announced the pre-order availability and provided with a calculator tool to help consumers figure out the cost.
Trump team fumble their way through entry-level dirty politics
They just learned the hard way that nothing is ever really deleted from the internet.
You're invited: Strategies for an Artificially Superintelligent Future
David Miller invites you to join a discussion on the future of artificial intelligence. The talk is part of the Hutt City Council’s STEMM Festival.
Exclusive look at smart home security with Ring
The Ring Video Doorbell aims to reduce crime in NZ - here's what managing director of Ring ANZ Mark Fletcher has to say on the topic.
Hands-on review: Samsung Galaxy S8
This beautiful smartphone is carried by its powerful internals and gorgeous screen.
Elon Musk enlists help of Twitter in naming new tunnel bore
Could Al Bore be the name of the flagship bore for Elon Musk's The Boring Company?
Apple takes wearable tech crown from Fitbit
Apple has been crowned the leading wearable technology company, despite CEO Tim Cook’s stubborn refusal to release Apple Watch numbers.
Hands-on review: Mota JetJat Nano-C Camera Drone
The world's smallest camera drone provided a quick burst of fun, a large dose of frustration, and an overall average experience as far as drones go.
Opinion: We take some brilliant tech for granted way too often
You know who you are. Stop taking Netflix for granted, and appreciate just how amazing that sh*t is.
May the 4th be with you: Star Wars tech that actually exists
We look at five Star Wars technologies that actually exist today
Elon Musk expects Tesla self-driving cars within 2 years
Futurists’ lord and saviour Elon Musk spoke at TEDTalk in Vancouver recently, on a range of topics covering Tesla’s plans for the future.
China's green vision: More electric cars!
"In the next several years, out to 2020, we expect to launch at least 10 new energy vehicles into the marketplace."
Be a part of space exploration: SpaceX now hiring
They are looking for astronauts, engineers, sales staff, marketers, software developers and exactly one barista.
Supersonic passenger jets may not be far away
“Imagine traveling across the Atlantic, getting business done, and being home to tuck your children into bed."
And the top 10 strategic tech trends for 2017 are?
Gartner recently highlighted the top technology trends that will be strategic for most organisations in 2017 - are you prepared?
Datacom intern helps create digital assistant for education providers
The Microsoft Student Accelerator (MSA) program has rapidly risen to prominence amongst New Zealand’s future IT professionals.
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IDEAStarter competition urges Kiwi youth to turn ideas into action
“IDEAStarter is for creative, enthusiastic young people who are eager to learn and turn their ideas - no matter how big or small - into businesses."
The New IP: SDN sets a high bar for cybersecurity
The New IP allows deployment of security so that the network can be pervasively vigilant.
Opportunities and challenges for the technology sector as the Second Digital Revolution takes hold
Ovum has recently completed a major research program focusing on the future, specifically a 10-year view on road ahead.
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SuperTech event promises to ready Kiwi businesses for the digital world
New Zealand’s Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) developed SuperTech 2016 to give Kiwi businesses ‘inspiration in the digital world’.
Predictions for Big Data Analytics in 2016
The collaborative hybrid of human and machine - five ways big data will shape the future of business as we know it.
Wellington game makers launch new, future-focused app
“I think this kind of game has huge potential to stimulate debate and discussion about the future of education. It’s a great tool."