The Commerce Commission wants you
While you're on hold with your telco, why not take the time to fill in the Commerce Commission's quick survey on what you'd like and dislike about your telecommunications providers. It'll help pass the time.
Shoppers moving online
Online retail may only make up 9% of all retail spending in New Zealand, but it is where the most interesting growth is occurring, with the annual rise in online sales at 16%, compared to total retail sales growth of 3%.
Advertising tech may be breaking the law: UK report
Social media advertising is coming under threat from EU and UK regulators following a report that suggests much of their data gathering is illegal.
Update from ITPNZ
Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.
We were very excited to be recognised as operating the leading programme engaging New Zealanders with ICT last week. The award-winning Tahi …
Brislen on Tech
Does anyone here remember the outrage over the introduction of a national identity card?
It was quite the palaver with everything from politicians shouting about how good it would be for everyone …
Machine learning can predict leaders, maybe
What makes a good leader? Apparently, this too can be answered by Artificial Intelligence. That's according to a study led by Otago University, which claims that very soon machines will have a say in …
Facebook launches own cryptocurrency
First it came for your cat videos, then it wanted your demographic data, finally it took your privacy. Now Facebook just wants your wallet.
Auckland Uni invests in AI
The University of Auckland has established a new Artificial Intelligence lab, with $4 million in Government funding, and has recruited a former member of IBM Research AI to run it.
Tech sector performance review: employees weigh in
Employer technology choices remain among the top three requirements Kiwi staff have, according to the latest Randstad annual employer brand survey.
Flying cabs - really?
Uber announced at its annual shindig 'Uber Elevate' that it will begin testing an air taxi service next year in Los Angeles, Dallas and Melbourne, with expectations of launching a commercial service i…
The taxman cometh, albeit slowly
Finance ministers from the G20 nations have agreed to press ahead with plans to reform the global tax regime to limit the amount of tax avoidance currently carried out by some of our largest tech comp…