Online services stories
UK internet users at risk due to password duplication
Nearly 40% of UK internet users risk data breaches by using identical passwords for multiple accounts, according to Yubico.
Indian banks embrace FICO Platform for business growth
Indian private-sector banks are adopting the FICO Platform to enhance growth and decision-making via AI capabilities.
Rise in malicious bot attacks threatens e-commerce platforms
Imperva flags urgent cybersecurity threat as malicious bot attacks on e-commerce platforms rise, putting online retailers at risk.
Digital footprints: News sites emit more CO2 than expected
Australia's biggest news websites have a greater carbon footprint than the average site, says a report by digital agency WongDoody.
CMA launches probe into £7.5bn UK Cloud Services market
The CMA investigates the UK's £7.5bn cloud services market for potential competition issues impeding businesses.
Virgin Australia uses New Relic to enhance online services
Virgin Australia has deepened its partnership with New Relic to enhance the delivery of online services to its customers.
Ant Group appoints Derrick Loi as general manager of international business
Ant Group's Digital Technology unit has appointed Derrick Loi as GM of International Business, to expand fintech solutions and services worldwide.
Ant Group appoints Derrick Loi as General manager of international business
Derrick Loi has become Ant Group's General Manager of international business, creating global access to fintech solutions, software and blockchain.
LastPass appoints Karim Toubba as CEO
Karim Toubba, a cloud security veteran, has been appointed as the CEO of LastPass as it separates from GoTo and increases its investment.
Online security a concern as screen addiction surges during COVID-19 lockdown
COVID-19 is fueling screen addiction among New Zealanders, with 36% admitting they are hooked, according to NortonLifeLock's global study.
COVID-19 has lasting impact on consumer use of online services, study finds
45% of consumers plan to increase online services use following COVID-19, according to a new report from ForgeRock.
Spark to launch new online service to connect Kiwis with SMEs
Spark, the New Zealand telecommunications company, has launched WeDo, an online service connecting consumers with local businesses.
More of NZ's digital content to become freely available
Kiwis gain free access to a treasure trove of digital content through the pioneering open-source tool, Supplejack, in a national collaborative effort.
Trade Me: Kiwis have ‘voracious’ appetite for controversial online property info
We think New Zealanders have been desperate for this information and are curious to peek over the fence to see what’s going on in their neighbourhood.
Govt makes improvements to online passport service
Since the start of the year nearly every month has seen an increase in the number of passport applications made online.
NZ and Aus govt need to step up online, study finds
A new study has found that central government agencies in New Zealand and Australia are performing poorly in terms of online responsiveness.
More Kiwis heading online for government services
New Zealanders are increasingly using the government's online services, with over 45% of transactions completed digitally.
Auckland Council's IT project smashes targets
Auckland Council has released a statement saying its IT project NewCore is tracking on budget, on time and on schedule.
Nexus Data Security relaunches as KeepItSafe
After seven successful years in the market, the company is re-launching as KeepItSafe New Zealand.
$23 billion says NZ high-tech is smart business
High-tech goods and services from New Zealand’s ICT sector have increased by $3 billion in just over two years.
The Plan-b story – AS400 and all
We uncover the story behind Plan-b. From its days with IBM’s infamous AS400 servers to the present.
A time-saver from Inland Revenue
The Inland Revenue explains what you can do when you visit www.ird.govt.nz.
Microsoft unveils Business Productivity partner offer
Get Microsoft Online Services for your business at no charge, if you're a BPOS partner.
Microsoft gives Plunket a major tech boost
A generous helping of Microsoft software and apps has been donated to the health services provider.