Retail as a Service
Technology disrupts every sector, and none more so than retail. So what innovation is around the corner for the shoppers, merchants, suppliers and distributors? A good place to look to is China. A recent PwC report points out that China has eclipsed the US as the largest retail market in the world.
New Macbook line-up
Apple has unveiled a new line-up of MacBooks that the company says aren't related to solving problems with its revolutionary "butterfly" keyboard design, but early reviews suggest otherwise.
NZ Excellence in IT Awards winners
It was a huge celebration in Wellington on Thursday night, with the winners of the NZ Excellence in IT Awards announced at a huge gala dinner at TSB Arena.
Check out the 2018 winners!
Brislen on Tech
Lots going on in the telco land this week. First off, the Commerce Commission has reasserted its rights to oversee roaming into the future.
Roaming - the ability to acquire regulated access on to a…
Living on the curve
It was Gordon Moore who pointed out that technological change isn't linear, it's exponential. As computer power doubles, the price for it halves and this is having a profound effect on the way we live…
Digital-first Census sees drop in responses
The decision by Statistics NZ to delay releasing the latest Census data will no doubt fuel more skepticism around any move to encourage online voting.
ComCom keeps its eye on mobile roaming
Despite three mobile network owners operating in New Zealand, the Commerce Commission isn't convinced there is sufficient competition to remove national roaming from the list of services it oversees.
ITx kicks off this week
It's that time of the year again - ITx is on in Wellington, bringing together 12 conferences and 150 different talks, panels and presentations in one venue.
Brislen on Tech
International borders and the World Wide Web: Many years ago I received a phone call from a local pharmacy here in New Zealand. They'd been cheerfully selling goods in accordance with New Zealand law …
$1m fund for digital skills
Some good news this week with the announcement that the Coalition Government will create a $1 million contestable fund for providers of digital skills.
Global Cyber Alliance comes to town
The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to "eradicating cyber risk and improving our connected world" and its UK-based Executive Director, Andy Bates, is in …