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  • BNZ’s ATM network is now more reliable than ever, thanks to a New Zealand-first investment that anticipates when the bank’s ATMs are in danger of breaking down or not working. Implementation of NCR Predictive Services has led to the bank experiencing a 65% decrease in disruption to customer service over the past nine months. Similarly, ATM downtime caused by minor issues like paper jams, have been reduced by 30%. The system has also contributed to a 30% cut in costs of ATM maintenance.
    Article - 2012-01-13 18:00
  • Greater competition to the Southern Cross Cable, currently the only international submarine internet cable linking New Zealand to the world, should spark innovation while cutting internet costs. “We may go from a monopoly to having three submarine cable broadband providers. That’s got to be good in anyone’s book,” says Anders Crofoot, Federated Farmers Telecommunications spokesperson.
    Article - 2012-01-19 17:00
  • A strategic partnership between international payments software and services company GFG Group Ltd and Thailand-based BRED I.T. (Thailand) Limited (BRED I.T.) – a subsidiary of French banking society BRED Banque Populaire (BRED) – has seen newly-established Banque Franco-Lao in Vientiane, Laos, successfully launch a private label debit card and acquire Visa card transactions.
    Article - 2012-01-23 10:01
  • MOREISH, the argan oil based New Zealand skincare brand has extended its range to include bodycare products. Body Oil, Body Butter and Body Wash have been added to the unique range to allow consumers to enjoy soft nourished skin all over. “The MOREISH skincare range has been so well received we wanted to provide our loyal customers with more! We’ve extended the range beyond facial products to include offerings that have the same desirable benefits for the body at an affordable price,” says MOREISH Brand Manager, Emma Duncan.
    Article - 2012-01-23 15:00
  • Media release from Auckland PR company Impact PR: One of New Zealand’s fastest growing technology companies has made its first strategic acquisition, just days after announcing its listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
    Article - 2012-01-27 11:00
  • The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) launched its online innovation database today, enabling businesses, entrepreneurs and investors worldwide to view a diverse range of technologies and expertise in New Zealand’s research organisations. The KiwiNet Innovation Database aims to facilitate collaborations between complementary technologies and increase investor and industry connections by showcasing the commercialisation capability and distinctive portfolio of innovations New Zealand has to offer.
    Article - 2012-01-31 14:00
  • From bionic eyes to how blind people can use iPhones and GPS to cope with everyday living, Massey University is hosting a world-leading conference about improving mobility and independence for those with impaired vision. Keynote speakers at the International Mobility Conference, February 13-16, include Sir Ray Avery, scientist, inventor and New Zealander of the Year 2010, and Mike May, a partially-sighted American business executive and sports enthusiast.
    Article - 2012-02-14 17:00
  • Consumer spending on household electronics and appliances in 2012 is a much-anticipated and competitive space. The rapid pace of product development and competition between rival manufacturers in most product categories, has almost created an alternative to spectator sports like rugby and cricket ! Take the meteoric rise of brands such as Samsung, who have gone head-to-head with market leaders Apple and Sony, and the game ain’t over yet !
    Article - 2012-02-15 16:00
  • The information technology, business planning and marketing competition for secondary students in the Bay of Plenty is returning at the end of March this year.
    Article - 2012-02-17 18:00
  • Changing consumer behaviours combined with advancements in technology are rapidly evolving digital economies around the world. Consumers now demand high speed data, voice and access to video and digital content on multiple devices. Smart and data hungry devices are increasing at a rapid rate; social media is driving almost everything and consumers are demanding the world. In Australia and New Zealand, the introduction of national broadband networks and LTE will only accelerate these changes and drive innovation in business models.
    Article - 2012-02-23 16:01