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  • SAP has designs on new government business

    Steve Ballmer's latest hobby, USAfacts.org, cast a spotlight on the effectiveness of local, state and federal governments when it launched in April. Its easy-to-read dashboards allow ordinary citizens to compare government's performance of its core missions with spending at all levels.

    23 May 17 07:55 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Pushpay on track for ACMR target

    ​New Zealand Stock Exchange listed mobile payments company, Pushpay — whose main business is facilitating donations to churches in the US via a mobile app — has reported increased losses for the year to 31 March but says its focus is to continue to invest to grow the business.

    23 May 17 06:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • No, Windows XP didn't fuel WannaCry

    The global WannaCry attack that started 10 days ago affected just a handful of Windows XP PCs, a security expert said today.

    23 May 17 05:57 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Datacom’s new Auckland home officially opened

    ​IT services provider Datacom has officially opened its new office in Auckland’s innovation hub at Wynyard Quarter, bringing together 1,200 staff five previously spread across five Auckland offices.

    22 May 17 09:47 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Gigamon offers visibility into Amazon Web Services for NZ Enterprises

    ​Gigamon has announced availability in New Zealand and Australia of the Gigamon Visibility Platform for Amazon Web Services, saying it provides consistent visibility into data in motion across an enterprise: on-premise, remote sites, public cloud, private, and hybrid architectures.

    22 May 17 09:38 Written by Stuart Corner
  • 2degreess turns in first profit

    2degrees has reported its first profit, for the year ending December 31 2016, saying it doubled the size of its fixed broadband subscriber base during the year, albeit from a small base: it was only the first full year for the service.

    19 May 17 08:44 Written by Stuart Corner
  • SharePoint stuff-up fingered for MSD’s data exposure

    ​A glitch in a temporary system used by the Ministry of Social Development to hold client data has been blamed on misconfiguration of permissions in Microsoft SharePoint.

    19 May 17 07:30 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Here's how Google is preparing Android for the AI-laden future

    The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled on Wednesday. The company announced TensorFlow Lite, a version of its machine learning framework that’s designed to run on smartphones and other mobile devices, during the keynote address at its I/O developer conference.

    18 May 17 10:26 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Southern Cross signs seven customers for NEXT cable

    Southern Cross Southern Cross Cable Network says seven organisations have now signed letters of intent to use its planned Southern Cross NEXT trans Pacific cable. It says these include “three major Australasian carriers and four Pacific islands,” adding: “ Discussions with several other customers showing strong interest are also in progress.”

    18 May 17 06:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Google adds smart reply to Gmail for iOS, Android

    Google is making it easier for people to dash off a quick email reply from Gmail on their smartphones. The Smart Reply feature, which offers a handful of contextually-aware, computer-generated responses, is coming to Google’s flagship email app for iOS and Android, the company announced at its I/O developer conference Wednesday.

    18 May 17 03:45 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • SAP seeks to speed analytics with AI technology

    SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It's doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics' machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana.

    18 May 17 00:39 Written by Peter Sayer
  • BDO NZ now Xero largest partner worldwide

    ​BDO NZ, the New Zealand arm of the global accounting firm with 850 staff and 15 offices in New Zealand, says it is now Xero’s biggest partner in the world after signing up its 10,000th Xero user.

    17 May 17 10:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Sonet become Salesforce consulting partner

    ​New Zealand digital transformation and technology consultancy Solnet has become a Salesforce consulting partner following what it says was a recent success with a large enterprise project involving a Salesforce-connected-application.

    17 May 17 08:00 Written by Stuart Corner
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