Grow NZ Accountants plans to disrupt NZ's 'dying' accounting industry
New Zealand’s accounting industry is ‘dying’ – and it’s a case of innovate or fade away before automation displaces traditional business accounting entirely.
Blockchain revenues to near US$10B despite 2018 crypto winter
Fortinet’s security fabric – the antidote to complexity
Vocus adds Hawaiki capacity, network upgrades
Spark-owned Qrious pushes for more analytics power through acquisition
Hands-on review: The middle-of-the-road 2019 iPad Air
Comprehensive security empowering business to innovate faster - Fortinet
Tech not a threat: NZ must embrace change
"New Zealand is not coping with enough tech change and the current tech changes are too slow and too few."
Vodafone pumps $10m into dedicated customer service team
Vodafone’s ‘X Squad’ will kick off in October, and will continue to scale up over the remainder of this calendar year.
New blockchain platform for B2B cross-border payments
The platform from the new company Global Direct could be a game-changer for cross-border B2B transactions.
Ministry of Education says curriculum won't widen digital divide
The Ministry of Education has come out fighting against criticism that technology in schools may lead to some children from lower socio-economic areas missing out.
Deloitte and AWS build advanced portal for Tech Girls Movement Foundation
Deloitte and Amazon Web Services have built and hosted a competition portal for the Tech Girls Movement Foundation (TGMF) to encourage more girls in Australia and New Zealand to get into STEM.
Security flaw left Android phones open to SMS phishing attacks found
Check Point Research discovered the vulnerability impacts phones from Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony.
Congestion in NZ's cities adds to employee strain
That congestion in Auckland and in other congested places can have significant impacts on business and employee health – to the point where one business CEO says employers need to make allowances for it.
Hands-on review: Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 (6th Gen)
The 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Windows 10 Professional is certainly a good investment for a durable work laptop – and it definitely ticks all the boxes.
NZ's global alliances put it at risk for cyber attacks, expert says
"Since 2018, there is clear evidence and a growing trend that the most significant and successful cyber-attacks are carried out by state actors."
All the details on Apple’s newest iPhones
Apple unveiled its latest range of iPhones today focusing on camera improvements on top of the standard performance updates users have come to expect.
Spark opens Newmarket concept store
The new store will be an 'immersive retail experience' - something customers can't experience when shopping online.
BP signs up as latest Xero partner
BP has become the latest company to sign on to e-invoicing solution Xero Connect.
Gen Z will look elsewhere if tech companies don't get their act together
"Tech companies need to tailor their recruitment to appeal to changing demographics and generations if they are to get ahead of the skills shortfall across the industry."
Challenger mobile service provider Kogan Mobile launches on Vodafone network
With 30, 90 and 365 day prepay options, New Zealanders can choose a saving to suit their lifestyle and bring their own device and their own number.
Hush acoustic work pods come to A/NZ
Tech distributor Sektor is bringing the Hush range of acoustic work pods to businesses across Australia and New Zealand.
Gravity and Kacific partner to bring broadband to rural NZ
Gravity to leverage one of the newest and most powerful satellites in the Pacific to offer competitive broadband packages to New Zealand homes and businesses outside the reach of fibre.
VR becomes critical tool for tackling NZ skill shortages
The Ministry of Social Development is putting its weight behind Joy Business Academy (JBA) to boost virtual reality use in industry training – particularly in construction.
Vodafone testing live 5G network in Auckland
Vodafone has finished five 5G site upgrades and it’s now in the network testing phases as the company gears up for its 5G launch in December.
What will NZ's workplace of the future look like? We've got the trends.
“When we look back over the last 20 years, a dominant feature is the accelerating pace of change. Looking ahead, change will remain constant, but it will occur through an ethical lens."
How the iPhone malware discovery affects Apple users – Malwarebytes
The malware implant has been patched, but iPhone users should ensure they’re running on the latest version of iOS (12.1.4) to leverage the security patches.
Trade Me releases 7th annual Transparency Report, data requests down 24%
“Transparency reporting is about being open and honest about the requests we receive for our customers data. We hope that publishing this report gives New Zealanders insight into how we work with these agencies to keep Trade Me trusted and safe.”
Chch's Ministry of Awesome offers startup exchanges in Australia
Christchurch-based Ministry of Awesome is partnering with The Business Centre in Australia to offer Canterbury startups a connection to New South Wales and the Australian market.
Smarter customer service starts with intuitive phone systems
Aircall’s phone system has features like automatic call logging, in-call note taking, and real-time dashboards to make the most of your customer support resources.