Computer Science stories
Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
Summer camp tackles Australia's tech skills shortage
In a bid to bridge Australia's tech worker shortage, 160 students will participate in Grok Academy's summer computer science camp in Sydney and Melbourne.
Dave Howden appointed CEO of Ambit AI, Succeeding Tim Warren
Dave Howden appointed as CEO of computer software company Ambit AI, replacing outgoing CEO Tim Warren. Exciting next steps ahead for the company.
Kordia Group appoints Joshua Reedy as new CISO
Kordia Group hires Joshua Reedy from Vodafone as Chief Information Security Officer, responsible for internal cyber security posture and team leadership.
Curtin University appoints Professor Andrew Turpin as inaugural Lions Curtin ophthalmic big data chair
Professor Andrew Turpin has been appointed as the inaugural Lions Curtin ophthalmic big data chair to enhance research in eye health using data science.
New Relic appoints Jason Leonidas as Regional Vice President
Jason Leonidas promoted to Regional Vice President ANZ at New Relic. Responsible for customer success, strategic direction & business growth.
University researchers succeed in boosting computer speeds by 2.5 times
The scientists have found a novel approach that significantly improves the storage efficiency and output speed of computer systems.
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.
Industry experts to share insights at free code conference
Wellington Code Camp 2017 could be your chance to absorb some expert knowledge and make new partnerships in the tech industry.
Satya Nadella visits Kiwi school, sees Microsoft computer science grant in action
Microsoft's Satya Nadella witnesses innovative Kiwi computing scheme's boost, as local school benefits from fresh grant.
Microsoft donates $625,000 to give Kiwi youth a head start
NZ's High Tech Youth and OMGTech! groups have received $625k in grants from Microsoft to support technology education for young people.
Top computer science university revealed
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been ranked as the best university for Computer Science, according to a global survey.
Founding Wynyard CTO to lead Crime Science Research Institute
Wynyard Group has appointed founding Chief Technology Officer, Roger Jarquin, to lead the company’s Crime Science Research Institute in New Zealand.
Marlborough schools to get slice of Pi
Computer science students across Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough can now take a bigger slice of Pi with a gift of Raspberry Pi’s from the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT).
Resume error not my fault: Yahoo CEO
Reports say Scott Thompson has claimed an executive placement firm introduced the erroneous qualification before he started work with PayPal.
Google Waves Goodbye
Following a lack of interest from the online community, Google has made the decision to can its ambitious web application for real-time communication, Google Wave.
Attacks on Google linked to schools
The spate of online attacks on Google and many other US<br />companies and organisations has been linked to two educational institutions in<br />China, one with ties to the military.
M?ori language added to Google Translator Toolkit
M?ori is one of 285 new languages added recently to the Google Translator Toolkit, helping translators to more easily bring the Maori language into the lives of New Zealanders.