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Wireless
Cradlepoint expands its Cellular Intelligence capabilities
Cradlepoint has announced additional Cellular Intelligence capabilities with its NetCloud service.
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Fintech
GPS and Mastercard help fintechs disrupt traditional banking
GPS, the global payment technology platform catering to a variety of fintechs, has announced a new strategic partnership with Mastercard.
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GPS
GPS closes $400 million funding round, brings on new chair
“The upsizing of this latest round of investment is an important step forward for the company and a strong endorsement of our strategy."
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Ingram Micro
Moochies Connect Phone Watch to help parents keep track of their kids
“The idea isn’t constant tracking of your child, but rather providing a layer of assurance for those times when a child might test the limits of their freedom."
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Fintech
GPS and Currencycloud launch cross-border payments solution
The solution is designed to enable businesses to offer customers compliance and regulatory infrastructure, cross-border payments infrastructure, real-time FX for overseas card transactions, access to a global banking network and more.
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Cybersecurity
Consumer GPS tracker leaks unencrypted data, warns Avast
The T8 Mini GPS tracker and 30 other models by the same manufacturer are designed to keep children, seniors, pets and possessions safe – ironically, the devices themselves aren’t very safe at all.
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GPS
What is a kilogram? Lower Hutt holds its own weight on a global scale
Forget the old ways of measuring a kilogram – quantum physics is going to be the driver of massive change in the way we look at some of the most common forms of measurements.
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GPS
On the road again: How to tackle mileage reporting for business
There may not be too much of a budget for company vehicles in an SMB’s day-to-day business, which means many people are increasingly using their own vehicles for work purposes.
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GPS
The tech that helped the first woman to sail around Australia
Lisa Blair used devices from supplied by Pivotel to aid her in becoming the first woman to circumnavigate Australia non-stop.
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Bluetooth
Hands-on review: Tile Mate and Tile Pro Bluetooth trackers
One phrase that fills me with dread is when my wife says, "Have you seen my keys?”
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GPS
Wellington supermarket trials GPS trolley tracking
New World wants to know how you shop, where you stop, and for how long.
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Smartphone
Smartphone GPS gains new potential with research out of NZ
The University of Otago and Perth’s Curtin University have collaborated to drastically improve the accuracy of smartphone location services.
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Digital Transformation
Taupō talks tech: The local Kiwi firms transforming business from the ground up
From New Zealand's farming heartland to the mountains and to the cloud, Taupō's regional businesses are embracing technology from the ground up.
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GPS
Government invests $300m in nation's space sector, sets up first agency
“Space technologies are not just about taking people to the moon."
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GPS
G-ME launches blockchain-backed GPS device
The device uses CROWN’s blockchain technology, supposedly making users’ location data immutable and impossible to counterfeit.
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GPS
Hands-on review: Tile Sport GPS tracker
The Tile Sport is a fantastic and compact GPS tracker to keep track of your valuables.
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RFID
AiRISTA Flow inks exclusive APAC distie partnership
The agreement will see an expanded availability of AiRISTA Flow’s Real-Time Location System (RTLS) technology across the APAC channel.
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Apple
The new Apple Watch has a mind of its own
It will now be available with built in cellular and GPS for the first time ever, meaning it no longer has to be tied to your iPhone
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New Zealand
Garmin NZ promises you will never lose your hiking buddy with their new two-way radio
The Rino 700 features a sunlight-readable monochrome display and thumbstick control...
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New Zealand
Keep your bearings in the great outdoors with Garmin’s new wrist-mounted navigators
“These Foretrex models help you keep your hands free while you focus on easily navigating the path ahead.”
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GPS
Navman: Drivers get the best of both worlds with new dash cam GPS device
A front departure warning will also alert drivers if the car in front has moved off without you noticing.
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Microsoft
Track’em - the cloud-based tracking system that saves time, money & headaches
“One thing we realised very early is that our loyalty is not to the product. Our loyalty is to the solution which solves our customer’s problem."
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Telematics
Five top tips for evaluating in-vehicle network solutions
Fleet managers are racing to find the right connectivity solutions to maximise vehicle efficiency and on-the-road time.
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GPS
Teletrac Navman & PTV Group announce new project to simplify route planning
"With integrated solutions of Teletrac Navman and PTV Group, we can help them increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve customer service.”