Digital Technology stories
Recharge acquires StartSelect to consolidate prepaid payments
The acquisition will enable Recharge to reach revenues of €750 million next year and provide consumers with a wide range of digital gift cards globally.
Generative AI users have data privacy and bias concerns: Applause
Despite concerns Applause global survey reveals that 79% of respondents actively use generative AI services, with ChatGPT being the most popular.
First Nations’ tech businesses building digital capability
Winyama Digital Solutions and Goanna Education are helping improve the digital capabilities of the First Nations’ workforce.
Superloop completes strategic transformation in FY23
The result was driven by double-digit revenue growth in the company's three operating segments and a 52.8% increase in total connected customers.
Keysight enhances its automated software test solution
Eggplant Test 7.0 features integrations enabling the testing of mobile apps on more than 7,500 operating systems and device combinations simultaneously.
Alibaba Cloud makes headway with large language vision models
Alibaba Cloud has launched two open-source large vision language models (LVLM), Qwen-VL and its conversationally fine-tuned Qwen-VL-Chat.
Royal Flying Doctor to store health records on Oracle Cloud
By moving to Oracle Cloud, RFDS has reduced administrative workloads and lowered its data management costs by approximately 20%.
Livestock facial recognition tech Stoktake getting popular
Stoktake takes a photo of the animal's face on a smartphone or tablet and uploads it to Stoktake’s proprietary AI and machine learning cloud platform.
UserTesting launches new certified agency partner program
The program is designed to provide agencies with the training, resources, and technology to build and/or enhance their UX research and design offerings.
Lunar partners Zayo to accelerate digital transformation
The strategic partnership will accelerate the deployment of cutting-edge digital solutions for enterprises and improve performance.
Carbonix and Hitachi Vantara partner to support IoT projects
The partnership aims to leverage its capabilities to provide imaging data for agriculture, mining sustainability and rehabilitation projects.
Paymentology partners with TrueMoney to launch Google Pay
Paymentology's card issuing platform and analytics capabilities accelerate next-generation financial services in Thailand and Cambodia.
Sustainability boosts telecoms profits, GSMA report shows
The report, produced in partnership with Huawei, shows that telecom operators can boost their financial bottom line by investing in greener technologies.
BAI Communications partners with Appian to aid business transformation
BAI Communications uses process automation applications built on Appian's AI-powered process platform to digitise and optimise site access management.
Tech Mahindra partners WalkMe to accelerate digital transformation
The partnership will enable organisations to measure, drive, and realise the value of their software investments through digital technologies.
NTT reveals advantage of edge computing in new report
"The growing need for faster processing and a distributed digital architecture is creating increased pressure on networks and infrastructure capabilities."
Safewill secures AU$5.5 million to expand its services
The latest funding round includes previous seed investor, Reinventure, along with two new institutional investors, Carthona Capital and Flying Fox Ventures.
SnapLogic announces female tech leaders to watch in 2023
As part of International Women’s Day 2023, SnapLogic, an intelligent integration and enterprise automation provider, has named women tech leaders to watch.
PwC acquires Salesforce consultancy Be Intelligent
The strategic acquisition strengthens PwC’s industry focus areas across health, social services, energy, utilities and financial services in New Zealand.
Intelligent developer technologies to grow, predicts IDC
IDC forecast shows worldwide LCNCIDT revenue growing to US$21 billion in 2026 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.8% from 2021-2026.
New Zealand digital tech skills survey now underway
NZTech is calling on tech firms and businesses to provide valuable insight into skills and training needs for the New Zealand Aotearoa digital tech sector.
Aussie businesses buckle down on digital tech investments
Australian businesses are planning major investments in digital technologies to support ambitious expansion plans.
IoT tracking technologies can disrupt traditional industries and lift our economy
The pandemic shed light on one common thing across all industries: our heavy reliance on supply chain systems and the dramatic consequences for businesses from the slightest disruption.
Vodafone commits to SMEs, joins Digital Boost Alliance Aotearoa
“SME’s are the backbone of New Zealand business, and are facing unprecedented hardship and challenges due to COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns and restrictions."