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  • Kiwi talent shy about products, says Xero developer

    Back in 2000, developer Philip Fierlinger was scouring the world for a new home. Based in San Francisco at the time, a friend tried to get him to move to Sydney, but he was underwhelmed by the calibre of work there.

  • Xero zooms on back of three triumphs

    Xero chairman Phil Norman and CEO Rod Drury have similar perceptions of the reasons for a marked rise in the value of Xero shares over the past few weeks.

  • Xero finishes year with 3,000 customers

    Wellington-based online accounting software provider Xero is finishing 2008 with 3,000 customers and by releasing a global version of its small business accounting product.

  • Stuff pulls Xero story

    A story about SaaS accounting firm Xero has been pulled from the Stuff website after complaints from Xero's CEO and founder Rod Drury.

  • Xero integrates with Google Docs

    Xero users are now able to export from the SaaS accounting application into Google Docs, Xero founder Rod Drury has announced on his blog.

  • Xero launches in UK

    Wellington-based Xero Live has announced that its online accounting solution is now available to 4.5 million small businesses in the UK.

  • Drury disputes US analyst’s take on SaaS

    US market analyst Ken Bender’s pessimistic analysis of SaaS’ growth prospects has drawn criticism from high-profile tech entrepreneur Rod Drury, who says Bender doesn’t realise that some of our enterprises are very small indeed.

  • Xero reports 204 paying customers

    Publicly-listed accounting software firm Xero has reported its subscription revenue for the six months to 30 September a $24,000, off 204 paying customers.