'Never think you can’t be a victim of fraud'

As Money Week kicks off, Matt Spehr of Western Union Business Solutions shares some thoughts on how SMEs can keep their businesses protected from criminal activity

Written by CIO New Zealand09 Sept. 19 06:30

10 trends directors need to know as 2020 approaches

Corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, AI and cultural shifts on their companies – and what this means for their role as directors

Written by Divina Paredes06 Sept. 19 06:30

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

After several months of talks with the WHO, Facebook has pledged to direct its users to "accurate and reliable vaccine information in several languages" on the WHO's website, the United Nations health agency said, "to ensure that vital health messages reach people who need them the most.''

Written by Reuters06 Sept. 19 06:09

Why hybrid blockchains will dominate ecommerce

By combining a permissioned blockchain with a public blockchain, companies can secure background transactions with business partners while also sharing product information with consumers on an open ledger.

Written by Lucas Mearian05 Sept. 19 20:00

How CX changes when your customer is a 'thing'

Digital society is emerging around us. It is the collection of people, organisations and things that are engaged in persistent digital interactions. What’s more, Internet-connected things and ambient artificial intelligence are gaining the ability to act on behalf of human customers. But what does CX (customer experience) even look like for a thing?

Written by Don Scheibenreif05 Sept. 19 17:47

Xero partners with BP

Will soon be integrating with BP Plus Fuel Card in Australia and BP Fuelcard in New Zealand

Written by CIO New Zealand05 Sept. 19 13:58

YouTube to pay US$170 million penalty for collecting data on kids

Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay US$170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.

Written by Reuters05 Sept. 19 06:00

Xero taps big data and automation to help SMBs thrive

Xero reports it has accelerated its machine learning capabilities and launched new tools to help accountants and bookkeepers save time, attract and setup new customers, gain a deeper understanding of client financial health, and grow their practice.

Written by CIO New Zealand04 Sept. 19 18:55

Vocus rolls out network upgrades, adds Hawaiki capacity

Mark Callander, chief executive of Vocus NZ and Wholesale and International Australia, says the Hawaiki deal strengthens the company’s network and complements Vocus’ investment in its own cable systems.

Written by CIO New Zealand04 Sept. 19 07:49

Qrious acquires NOW Consulting

“The combined business will be a powerful offering for the New Zealand market,” says Nathalie Morris, CEO of Qrious

Written by Divina Paredes04 Sept. 19 07:02

US counter-spies launch campaign against 'insider' threats

The office of the top US counterintelligence official is launching a campaign to alert government employees, contractors and the general public to "serious risks" of security breaches or violence posed by "insiders”.

Written by Reuters04 Sept. 19 05:46