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Motorola Solutions unveils Experience Centre for safety tech in Gurugram
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Motorola Solutions opens an Experience Centre in Gurugram, India, showcasing safety tech including AI-powered communications, video security and access control to bolster public safety and enterprise security.
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Jamf unveils new toolkit to optimise Apple tech in businesses & schools
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Jamf showcased an array of new offerings to assist enterprises in maximising their tech investments, including a compliance dashboard and Compliance Editor tool. The tools aim to enforce compliance regulations on Apple devices and enhance overall security efficiency.
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Ruckus' comprehensive guide to digital strategy in schools
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RUCKUS Networks offers a critical roadmap for Australian schools planning their digital strategies amidst increased investment and demand.
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IWD 2024: Tackling the gender gap: A call to revolutionise STEM education
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As the International Women's Day 2024 approaches, UK tech industry veteran, Juliet Moran, criticises the education system for the continual underrepresentation of women in technology-related fields.
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IWD 2024: AI as your child's new study buddy and guide
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AI's enhanced role in education offers a personalised learning experience, easing teachers' workload, while providing tailored study schedules and multi-language support for students.
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IWD 2024: Women leading the way: Educating girls in technology
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New Zealand organisation, Digital Future Aotearoa, pioneers initiatives for digital technology education amongst girls, aimed at enhancing female representation in tech sector workforce.
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Auckland AI start-up takes on underage vaping in schools
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Auckland AI start-up, MACSO, has developed pioneering technology to tackle the rising problem of vaping in schools and public spaces, supported by US investors.
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Speedcast expands STARS programme to enhance Northern Australia connectivity
Tue, 27th Feb 2024
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Speedcast is enhancing connectivity in Northern Australia through the expansion of its STARS (Satellite To All Remote Sites) programme, introducing its SIGMA edge compute platform and Starlink LEO connection to hundreds of remote sites.
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Crayon partners with Kahoot! to boost global educational engagement
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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IT services innovator, Crayon, joins forces with learning and engagement platform, Kahoot!, in a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing global educational experiences through technology.
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Juniper Networks & B4RN partner to boost rural connectivity in Northern England
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Juniper Networks partners with B4RN to bridge the digital divide in rural Northern England, enabling high-speed internet access for over 13,000 households, schools and businesses.
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Unison Networks launches digital electricity safety programme for kids
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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New Zealand's Unison Networks launches a free, interactive online safety course aimed at teaching school children about the precautions needed when dealing with electricity.
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Cyber Sentience exposes hackers selling school IT System access
Wed, 31st May 2023
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A cyber security firm says hackers are selling access to IT systems at hundreds of New Zealand schools and tertiary institutes.
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Don’t let budgets block your digitalisation pathway by
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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For it to function optimally, an educational establishment’s entire technology estate needs to be monitored, regularly refreshed and regularly replenished.
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Superloop helping Aussie K12 schools with latest offering
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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Superloop has launched CyberEdge, a new cybersecurity platform that will give K12 schools in Australia the tools to optimise, secure and manage their network.
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Jamf introduces new content filtering solution for education providers
Wed, 6th Jul 2022
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Jamf launches Jamf Safe Internet, an Apple-first, education-focused cybersecurity solution, offering comprehensive content filtering for students.
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Cyclone selected as NZ MOE software licensing partner
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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Cyclone Computer Co. Ltd has been selected as the Ministry of Education's software licensing partner, providing Microsoft and non-Microsoft software.
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Schooling security: How safe are Kiwi kids in the age of hybrid learning?
Fri, 25th Feb 2022
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The risks of online schooling in New Zealand are significantly higher than pre-pandemic, with cyber safety a major concern.
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New predictions by Brainly say AI and interactive learning still vital in classrooms of 2022
Fri, 14th Jan 2022
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AI. will continue to play a vital role in classrooms around the world this year, according to predictions by EdTech provider Brainly.
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Hands-on review: Osmo Genius Starter Kit
Fri, 14th Aug 2020
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Osmo Genius Kit turns iPads into educational tools for kids. We tested it out with our favourite child Avi. Find out our verdict!.
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School holidays sees increase in broadband activity, Chorus says
Fri, 31st Jan 2020
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School holiday broadband spike as Kiwi kids stream & surf all day, says Chorus.
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GitHub Classroom will now work with Google Classroom & more
Mon, 19th Aug 2019
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GitHub’s learning platform GitHub Classroom will now work with popular student platforms including Canvas, Google Classroom, and Moodle.
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Rocket Lab joins Skills Bright Sparks to inspire Kiwi kids
Mon, 12th Aug 2019
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Rocket Lab partners with the Skills Bright Sparks competition to encourage young Kiwis to pursue careers in space exploration and innovation.
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Ruckus rolls out new technologies to empower schools
Wed, 3rd Jul 2019
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Ruckus Networks, now owned by CommScope, is expanding its network portfolio to improve digital learning and tackle vaping in schools.
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Microsoft extends software provision deal for NZ schools
Fri, 17th Aug 2018
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Microsoft has renewed a deal with the Ministry of Education that will continue provision of free access to Microsoft software in New Zealand schools.