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Cloud
Xero scores global partner agreement with BDO
As part of a new three year global agreement, Xero will become BDO’s preferred accounting solution for its business, services and outsourcing clients in the small to medium business space.
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Mobile Device Management / MDM
Xero launches authentication app to boost account security
“With 80% of data breaches being preventable, the roll out of mandatory MFA is a really important way to provide our customers extra protection."
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Cloud
Xero acquires Danish workforce management platform Planday
Xero’s efforts to push into the European market have once again paid off.
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Xero
Chorus, Xero, amongst Deloitte Top 200 winners
Chorus, Xero and 2degrees were amongst the finalists in this year's Deloitte Top 200 Awards, with both Chorus and Xero taking out their categories. 
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Machine learning
Xero extends automation with Hubdoc machine learning integration
Xero has bolstered its platform automation by building Hubdoc machine learning technology into the next phase of Xero Expenses.
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Cloud
Xero revamps Starter plan to support businesses during COVID-19 crisis
"History has shown us that following downturns there is a business resurgence."
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Monique’s Story: From high school drop-out to Xero Software Developer
“Don’t let anyone hold you back. I didn’t even know that software development was a career option until I met someone in the industry, so asking around helps.”
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SAP Concur integrates with Xero to ease pressure on A/NZ small businesses
“Many SMBs across Australia and New Zealand have been faced with unimaginable challenges throughout 2020. The SAP Concur financial solution aims to relieve some of the pressure by providing SMBs with a unified accounting system."
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Accounting
Xero pushes pause on planned price increase due to COVID-19 crisis
"The price increase to Xero Starter, Standard and Premium plans that was going to happen on 1 July 2020 is now delayed until further notice."
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Cloud
Xero partners with Coveo to empower small businesses with machine learning
“Creating intelligent experiences like Xeros app marketplace and Xero Central are critical to compete in today’s experience economy."
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Cloud
Xero named as a worldwide leader by IDC MarketScape
Xero's strategy, product offerings and customer service were key criteria assessed by the IDC MarketScape, which noted one of Xero’s key strengths is it’s open API strategy and machine learning for code-free accounting.
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Payroll
Xero rolls out updates to empower SMEs hit by COVID-19
"These new online features give employers and their advisors the tools to demonstrate eligibility and navigate the payroll processes that are necessary to receiving government aid."
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Airwallex integrates with Xero to invite SMBs to ‘a borderless world’
“An integration with Xero is one of the most requested integrations from our customers. We have been listening and are delighted to be able to offer this to our Australian customers from today, with a wider international rollout planned across 2020."
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Spark business customers to benefit from Xero partnership
"This collaboration with Spark gives business owners peace of mind to know they have the right tools available for their business to succeed."
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Accounting
Xero and Square buddy up for enhanced integration
Invoices can be paid instantly with Square and are automatically recorded in Xero, reducing admin time for businesses.
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Cloud
Xero teams up with Vonto and Commonwealth Bank to provide daily data feed
"Working alongside CBA on the Vonto app has proven that both organisations are committed to developing tools for small business owners that are easy to use."
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PaySauce and Xero form strategic alliance in the name of Kiwi farmers
The Xero for Farming concept emerged in response to mounting regulatory pressure on rural employers to meet higher standards of compliance amidst tougher financial realities.
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Cloud
Xero offers more than 850,000 Kiwis mental wellbeing support
Approximately 850,000 New Zealand small business owners, their employees, and families have access to free and confidential wellbeing support, thanks to an initiative from Xero.
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Cloud
Xero reports $1.3mil net profit, passes 2 million global subscribers
While it took more than a decade to add Xero’s first million subscribers, it took two and a half years to add the next million.
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Open source
Embracing the possibilities of an open source future
Once viewed as a fringe movement, open source software has now gone mainstream and it behoves vendors to open up more fully to the developer community, Acquia writes.
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Xero
Kiwi SMBs owed $7.4 billion in overdue payments
“It’s unfair that there is a lot of Kiwi small businesses out there waiting too long for money that’s rightfully theirs."
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Cloud
Xero data shows SMB growth linked to technology spend
Australian small businesses that increase their investment in technology grow their revenue and create jobs faster than other businesses.
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BP signs up as latest Xero partner
BP has become the latest company to sign on to eInvoicing solution Xero Connect.
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The Tech Life Project takes Year 6 girls to Xero & Trade Me HQ
The five girls flew to Wellington for the digital education experience of a lifetime.