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  • Fuji Xerox NZ goes after former execs.

    Fuji Xerox New Zealand and its parent company, Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific have filed civil proceedings in the High Court in Auckland against unnamed former senior executives of Fuji Xerox New Zealand.

    20 Sept. 17 17:17 Written by Stuart Corner
  • DataTorque to provide tax software and services to Barbados

    ​Wellington based software company DataTorque has secured a three year contract to supply its revenue management system (RMS) to the Government of Barbados where it will be used to improved tax collection efficiency.

    20 Sept. 17 08:28 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Dublin-based Clanwilliam takes control of HealthLink

    Dublin based healthcare technology company, the Clanwilliam Group, has taken a majority shareholding in HealthLink, the New –Zealand founded company that provides communications linking the IT systems of more than 15,500 medical organisations across Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and Canada.

    18 Sept. 17 09:50 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Orion Health scores five year software deal in Singapore

    NZX-listed health software company, Orion Health (NZX: OHE) has scored a five year deal for deployment in Singapore of a healthcare enterprise service bus underpinned by its interoperability product, the Rhapsody Integration Engine.

    18 Sept. 17 09:42 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Sky gets into IPTV with help from Cisco

    Sky is planning to introduce multiscreen IPTV experiences using a cloud-based SaaS delivery model based on the Cisco Infinite Video Platform that will enable its subscribers to watch Sky TV programmes on their phones, tablets and Internet connected set-top boxes/receivers.

    15 Sept. 17 12:24 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Online is the most complained about sales channel

    Online sites were the sales channel most complained about by New Zealanders in the past year, accounting for 42 percent of the total, with the bulk of complained about sites (85 percent) being NZ based, according to figures released by the Commerce Commission.

    14 Sept. 17 15:21 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Push for legislation to keep ewaste out of landfill

    The eDay Trust has released an eWaste Manifesto that calls on all political parties to support a strong and sustainable plan for reduce the amount of electronic waste ending up in landfill.

    13 Sept. 17 11:02 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Manuka Health goes Dynamics 365 for ERP

    Manuka Health, a manufacturer of natural healthcare products, is replacing its legacy ERP system with Microsoft Dynamics 365 to enable its 140 employees to have anytime, anywhere access to information and real-time decision support.

    13 Sept. 17 10:57 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Study says agrifood industry ill-prepared for digital disruption

    A study by researchers from the Massey Business School, funded through Microsoft’s Academic Programs initiative, suggests that the $170m expansion to the UFB footprint, announced this week by communications minister Simon Bridges, could prove a mixed blessing for the agricultural sector — with the improved connectivity benefiting overseas players more attuned to the opportunities created by digital disruption.

    31 Aug. 17 15:36 Written by Stuart Corner
  • NexTransfer raises $1m to fund growth

    NexTransfer, the company behind the Transfercar online service that enables people to get free use of vehicles that rental companies need to move between locations, has raised $1m in equity funding from a round led by Flying Kiwi Angels.

    29 Aug. 17 11:55 Written by Stuart Corner
  • CBA robot Chip takes a trip to the airport

    ​Can a friendly humanoid robot help take some of the stress out of air travel? That’s the question being posed by researchers from Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s innovation lab this week in a series of experiments at Sydney International Airport.

    24 Aug. 17 09:15 Written by George Nott
  • Online payment service Stripe launches in NZ

    US based Stripe, a company that enables web sites to accept payments online, has launched services in New Zealand saying it will enable web sites to accept payments from anywhere in the world in more than 135 currencies.

    22 Aug. 17 14:05 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Certus Solutions and IBM ANZ launch Cognition

    IBM systems integrator Certus Solutions has launched a new subsidiary, Cognition Studio describing it as “an alliance with IBM Australia and New Zealand,” that will offer “design thinking-led management consultancy powered by IBM Cloud.”

    10 Aug. 17 13:31 Written by Stuart Corner