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New Zealand’s Invert Robotics has secured a US$8.8 million round of funding, with the capital raised to be used to scale the company’s team, and to fund the planned opening of a US office and expansion of its technology platform and industry-specific solutions.

Intel data centre group vice-president and network business incubator division general manager Caroline Chan has told a a panel session at Dell Technologies World this week that "5G is fundamentally different" because it has a lot of cloud-native aspects.

Perth-based home automation company, Quantify Technology, has appointed Taiwanese manufacturer CASwell to manufacture its home automation products for the global market.

Optus has committed to a two-year sponsorship agreement in the Coffs Harbour region with a donation of 15 Junior Nipper Boards to the Coffs Harbour Surf Lifesaving Club.

The participation of musician and founder and chief executive of i.am+ will.i.am in a panel session at Dell Technologies World this week was warmly received by delegates.

Alexa is Amazon's AI interface that the public would know best, but Amazon's Innovation Day not only looked at how the tech is being used today, but how it will all "evolve to meet the challenges of tomorrow".

Vodafone New Zealand has been fined NZ$350,000 for making false representations in invoices it sent to customers.

The Commonwealth Bank has extended Apple Pay to its business card holders, with the bank saying it had seen a 400% increase in the use of mobile payments after Apple Pay was introduced in January.

Enterprise identity governance vendor SailPoint has boosted its presence in the Australian and New Zealand markets with the appointment of a second distributor and a new regional sales director.

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