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Chris Quin stories

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Foodstuffs trialling an expansion of facial recognition tech to further stores
Mon, 28th Nov 2022
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big data
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bi
Foodstuffs admits using facial recognition in some NZ stores, facing criticism while expanding technology trial.
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Chris Quin hands over Spark CEO position to Jason Paris
Wed, 1st Jul 2015
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As of today Jason Paris is the acting CEO of Spark Home, Mobile and Business (HMB). Former CEO Chris Quin’s last day was June 30.
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Spark Digital focuses on cloud and data centres with new leadership
Thu, 29th Jan 2015
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cloud services
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data centre operators
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it infrastructure
Spark Digital bolsters cloud strategy, appointing Mike Smith to pioneer its data centre and cloud services.
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Chris Quin leaves Spark after nearly 25 years
Wed, 28th Jan 2015
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telecommunications
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tuanz
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Craig Young, TUANZ chief executive, says Quin’s open leadership, experience and general ability took Spark through some interesting times.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to record again; Meridian paces yield stocks higher
Tue, 27th Jan 2015
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power / energy
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nzx
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meridian energy
New Zealand shares rose, pushing the NZX 50 Index to a record, as low interest rates spurred investors to seek out companies paying reliable divide.
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Telecom warns Kiwis over Yahoo Xtra spam attacks
Thu, 16th Jan 2014
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cybersecurity
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yahoo
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telecommunications
Telecom Retail CEO Chris Quin is today warning Yahoo Xtra customers about a spam email circulating around some Yahoo Xtra email accounts.
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Telecom to extend smartphone network by xmas
Tue, 2nd Oct 2012
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telecommunications
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kpmg
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auckland
Telco firm to begin rolling out dual-carrier HSDPA to New Zealanders by Christmas as shareholders re-elect directors to the board.
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Chris Quin becomes Telecom Retail CEO
Thu, 20th Sep 2012
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contact centre
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gen-i
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tuanz
Gen-i Australia CEO takes on new role within Telecom's Retail business unit to fight for market shares in broadband and mobile.
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Telecom Business CEO resigns
Fri, 3rd Aug 2012
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customers
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nz
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telecommunications
Telecommunications company in search for new chief executive following the departure of Alan Gourdie.
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Simon Moutter appointed CEO of Telecom
Mon, 23rd Apr 2012
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nz
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business
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Head of Auckland International Airport to take over from Paul Reynolds as of September 1.
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Fibre Watch: Hybrid hurdles
Thu, 29th Sep 2011
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broadband
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video conferencing
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gen-i
Gen-i boss Chris Quin delivers a warning on hybrid copper/fibre networks and the complexity of having several companies building the UFB network.
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Westpac joins NZICT board
Wed, 19th May 2010
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nz
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westpac
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Westpac GM of Customer and Technology Services, David Boyes, has joined the NZICT board as an Independent Director.
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Telecom revenue falls 7.7%
Fri, 7th May 2010
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CEO Paul Reynolds says increased competition, economic slowdown, regulatory interventions and XT network issues are behind the drop in revenue.
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NZICT announces two new board members
Thu, 4th Feb 2010
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edutech
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nz
The organisation today announced that Gen-i CEO Chris Quin and Dell NZ Country Manager Mike Hill will join the NZICT board.
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Telecom apologises for ongoing XT outage
Mon, 14th Dec 2009
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cloud services
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websites
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twitter
Telecom is apologising for a massive outage that continues to affect the XT Network south of Taupo today, blaming it on a 'technical fault'.