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  • Fidelity Life creates CTO role

    Life insurance company Fidelity Life has created a new role of chief technology officer and has named Dan Wilkinson, formerly executive manager customer technologies at Suncorp New Zealand, as the inaugural holder of the role, reporting to CEO, Nadine Tereora.

    25 Sept. 17 15:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Chow brothers looking for IT investments

    Brothers John and Michael Chow –- who in 20 years have built a financial empire from a Wellington takeaway shop -- have announced plans to put at least 25 percent of their investments, some $100m, into the information technology sector by 2020.

    25 Sept. 17 09:18 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Spark appoints its first ‘future director’

    Spark has made its first appointment under the Future Directors Programme, founded by Sir Stephen Tindall, Michael Stiassny and Des Hunt in 2013

    22 Sept. 17 08:33 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Imagination wants to add intelligence to smartphone chips

    Specialized hardware needed to accelerate machine learning algorithms is moving out of the data center and into high-end mobile phones. Soon it could be in everyone's pocket, if chip designer Imagination Technologies has its way.

    21 Sept. 17 21:44 Written by Peter Sayer
  • 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
  • Infinidat enters NZ storage market

    Solid state storage vendor Infinidat – founded by serial storage entrepreneur Moshe Yanai – has brought its Infinibox storage product onto the New Zealand market.

    20 Sept. 17 15:16 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
  • Light slowed with sound in photonic chip breakthrough

    ​Having travelled halfway round the world down underwater fibre optic cable in an instant, by the time data in light form reaches your computer, it has to be slowed down to be processed.

    19 Sept. 17 09:01 Written by George Nott
  • Here's how to fix the future of the internet, suggests ISOC

    From smart but sulky light bulbs to the Chisnovian data blockade, ISOC has imagined how the future of the internet might take a wrong turn, and makes recommendations for how we can set things right.

    19 Sept. 17 07:13 Written by Peter Sayer
  • 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
  • 2degrees 2G 2go

    2degrees has announced it will shut down its 2G mobile network in March 2018.

    15 Sept. 17 13:26 Written by Stuart Corner
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