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  • Xero is New Zealand’s Hi-Tech Company of the Year

    “It takes continuity of performance over more than a single year to earn this award. The company evidences superb operational efficiency,” says Wayne Norrie, chair of the Hi-Tech Trust.

    Written by Divina Paredes15 May 15 20:30
  • Billions of reasons to listen to these Unicorn startup founders

    Unicorns are all the rage these days, and we're not talking about the ones in fantasy stories or on your kids' bedspreads. The unicorns that people at events like last week's <a href="">TIE Startup Con</a> (formerly TIEcon East) are agog over are private companies with valuations of $1 billion or more, such as co-working office space provider <a href="">WeWork</a> and data virtualization company <a href="">Actifio</a>, whose founders talked shop during the opening panel at the Cambridge, Mass., get-together for entrepreneurs and investors.

    Written by Bob Brown09 May 15 02:30
  • In Pictures: 10 IBM Watson-powered apps that are changing our world

    IBM is investing $US1 billion in its IBM Watson Group with the aim of creating an ecosystem of startups and businesses building cognitive computing applications with Watson. Here are 10 examples that are making an impact.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud07 Nov. 14 08:49
  • CEO-plus

    For Rob Fyfe, innovation and risk management go hand in hand, and he shares how this was demonstrated during his term as CIO and then chief executive at Air New Zealand.

    Written by Divina Paredes18 Aug. 13 16:44
  • Big answers trump Big Data

    The CTO for Obama's re-election campaign, Harper Reed, explains why he is no fan of the 'Big Data' buzzword.

    Written by Divina Paredes25 Feb. 13 22:00