Stories by Byron Connolly

​ING Direct taps mobile fingerprint scanning

ING Direct is the latest bank to introduce a fingerprint scanning capability on its mobile app. Touch Login lets customers use the fingerprint sensor on their Touch ID-capable Apple iPhones or iPads to securely log in to the mobile banking service.

​Human Services to hire 150 tech grads

The Department of Human Services (DHS) – the government agency responsible for the rollout of the $1 billion welfare payment system – is recruiting 150 graduates with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) qualifications.

​CBA dishes out advice on innovation

Innovation is valued more by smaller organisations and one in four mid-sized business say they don’t have the data required to make strategic business decisions.

Apple edges out Samsung to take top smartphone spot

Samsung lost its number one position in the global smartphone market to Apple in the last quarter of 2014. Buoyed by sales of its iPhone 6, Apple shipped 74.8 million units to secure a 20.4 per cent share of the market, Gartner said on Wednesday.

New Zealand health boards to move to IBM cloud

Up to 20 district health boards across New Zealand will roll out cloud infrastructure, which is expected to slash IT infrastructure costs across the group by $23.9 million over the next 10 years.