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The departure of Sparks cybersecurity leader Josh Bahlman
Josh Bahlman, esteemed leader of Spark New Zealand's Cyber Defence and Technology Architecture teams, has resigned after a significant ten-year tenure.
Fidelity Life names Angela Henderson as new CIO in progressive move
Fidelity Life hires Angela Henderson, a reputed industry veteran, as their new CIO. The move marks a progressive step for women in the usually male-centric sector.
4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
Exclusive: Why Elastic continues to see positive momentum
Gavin Jones, Area VP for ANZ at Elastic, the leading search analytics firm, shares insights on its strategic direction and technological advancements.
Orro secures Liquid IT in first overseas expansion
Australian digital infrastructure provider Orro makes its first international move by acquiring New Zealand-based Liquid IT.
Netsafe launches online safety programme for seniors in New Zealand
Netsafe, a charitable organisation in New Zealand, has launched 'Get Set Up for Safety', a nationwide initiative to equip senior citizens with skills to combat online threats such as fraud and scams.
Visa's AI averts fraud worth $273m in New Zealand banks
Visa uses AI to help New Zealand financial institutions prevent $273m in fraud, marking a three-fold increase from 2021 and highlighting the pivotal role of AI in financial security.
Chorus announces major growth of New Zealand's fibre network
Chorus unveils plans to expand New Zealand's fibre network, bringing high-speed internet to an additional 10,000 businesses and homes across 59 communities nationwide.
Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
Wiise partners with Endeavour & Thyme to bolster NZ market
Cloud ERP platform Wiise partners with New Zealand tech providers Endeavour and Thyme Technologies, aiming to streamline the operations of NZ's SMBs.
MEGA selects SugarCRM to optimise sales & enhance user conversions
New Zealand's cloud storage firm MEGA partners with SugarCRM to boost its sales automation, aiming to optimise user conversions from free to paid services.
Hourua partners with TCCA improving NZ emergency communications
NZ's Hourua, a joint venture by Spark and One NZ, partners with global group TCCA to enhance emergency services' communications through robust multi-network cellular solutions.
Rob Phillpot appointed strategic advisor at HammerTech
Rob Phillpot, co-founder of construction software giant Aconex, joins Melbourne-based firm HammerTech as strategic advisor, boosting the company's global expansion plans into an industry ripe for technological investment.
Innovation, AI and Australia and New Zealand’s digital future
Australasian businesses showcase resilience and innovation amid global challenges, bolstered by Oracle's AI-driven digital solutions and extensive cloud-infrastructure investments.
Trade Me sees 20% campaign performance improvement using new tools
New Zealand's largest online auction site, Trade Me, has improved campaign performance by 20% using AI predictive models and tools to optimise personalisation.
Unison Networks launches digital electricity safety programme for kids
New Zealand's Unison Networks launches a free, interactive online safety course aimed at teaching school children about the precautions needed when dealing with electricity.
Prospa offers interest-free loans to New Zealand SMEs for EOFY
Prospa, a fintech firm, unveils special EOFY offer providing business loans with no interest or repayments for four weeks, aimed at offering much-needed relief to SMEs facing ongoing supply chain and labour cost issues.
BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
Privacy Commissioner scrutinises Foodstuffs' facial recognition trial
Privacy Commissioner scrutinises Foodstuffs North Island's facial recognition trial over potential privacy issues and concerns about accuracy and bias among New Zealand's diverse populations.
New Zealand enjoys 7.3% surge in digital advertising revenue
IAB New Zealand's Q3 2023 report reveals a 7.3% year-on-year surge in digital advertising revenues, reaching $534.8m, signalling a bright future for the sector.
Simply Nootropics recruits renowned neuroscientist Dr. Brian Ramos
Renowned neuroscientist Dr. Brian P. Ramos joins Simply Nootropics as in-house expert, bringing over 20 years of expertise to drive innovation and progress for the NZ and AU-based company.
Exclusive: Claroty's cybersecurity evolution in ANZ digital shift
Claroty's ANZ Regional Director, Leon Poggioli, details the firm's pioneering role in the defence of cyber-physical systems amid accelerating digitalisation in ANZ.
HCLTech bags Top Employer title in 26 countries for 2024
Global tech firm HCLTech secures Top Employer status in 26 countries for 2024, lauded for outstanding HR practices.
TEMI & Workia push tech adoption in Australasian firms
Aiming to enhance Australia's technological competitiveness globally, The Employee Mobility Institute (TEMI) partners with Workia to foster adoption of new automation tech at local firms.