Technology Sector

World Disasters Report: Technology as important as food and water in saving lives during disasters

 Technology as important as food and water in saving lives during disasters   In its recently-released annual World Disasters Report, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) says that, for saving lives during disasters, life-saving communications and technology is as important as food and water.

Cupertino City Council clears Apple’s ‘spaceship’ headquarters for construction

Cupertino City Council clears Apple’s ‘spaceship’ headquarters for construction Tech giant Apple's `spaceship' headquarters - the Apple Campus 2 - has recently received clearance for construction from the Cupertino City Council which unanimously approved the 2.8-million-square-foot building on Tuesday.

CBA announces new and improved mobile banking and payments app

CBA announces new and improved mobile banking and payments app The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has announced a new and improved mobile banking and payments app which merges two of the bank's existing CommBank and Kaching apps; thereby reducing CBA's app portfolio.

Ubisoft’s shares plunge after announcement of ‘Watch Dogs’ delay

Ubisoft’s shares plunge after announcement of ‘Watch Dogs’ delay With Ubisoft announcing on Tuesday that has delayed the release of its much-anticipated `Watch Dogs' game "until spring 2014," the shares of the company witnessed their biggest fall ever since Ubisoft's 1996 debut on the Paris stock exchange.

According to a Bloomberg report, the announcement of the Watch Dogs delay led to a 32 percent plunge in the shares of the company.

Telecom NZ's Gen-i arm becomes "first ICT services provider globally" to distribute Samsung’s ‘Knox’ software tool

Telecom NZ's Gen-i arm becomes "first ICT services provider globally" to distribute Samsung’s ‘Knox’ software toolIn a recent announcement, Telecom New Zealand's IT arm Gen-i has revealed that it has successfully completed a three-week trial and implementation of Samsung's new `Knox' smartphone security solution.

Top 10 finalist vehicles selected for 2013 New Zealand Car of the Year award

Top 10 finalist vehicles selected for 2013 New Zealand Car of the Year awardMembers of the Automobile Association and the NZ Motoring Writers' Guild have shortlisted the finalists for the 2013 New Zealand Car of the Year award. The selection of the top 10 finalists has been made on the basis of a number of factors, including the vehicle's value, quality, and design.

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