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The $10 billion industry

Paul Brislen. 19 October 2017, 5:00 am

ICT has become the $10 billion industry in this year's TIN200 report into the sector.

For the first time, the top 200 technology-related companies have crossed the $10 billion a year revenue barrier, with huge growth in financial technology, digital media and the agritech sectors.

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IFIP thought leader presents to United Nations

Techblog staff. 18 October 2017, 10:00 am

Last week, IFIP IP3 board director Stephen Ibaraki presented to the United Nations on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies will dramatically change the world in which we live.

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Don't panic: we're not all on KRACK

Paul Brislen. 18 October 2017, 7:20 am

The discovery of the KRACK security flaw in the world's most widely used wireless security protocol (WPA2) has resulted in an enormous amount of media coverage but security consultants have all said the same thing: don't panic.

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Building the female talent pipeline in the Tech Industry

Jayne Chater. 16 October 2017, 5:00 am

Recently the Chief Executive of Spark publicly quoted that he was going to tackle gender quality in the organisation he ran. Why? simply because it makes great business sense, it impacts the bottom li…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 13 October 2017, 11:43 am

In which Domino's Pizza fails to fess up after a data breach ... why driverless cars are coming whether we're ready or not ... and the future, it's so close you can almost touch it.

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Programming Language Hacks

Don Hollander. 12 October 2017, 8:00 am

Universal Acceptance is the simple concept that all legitimate domain names and email addresses work across all applications, but a recent Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) study found that …

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Another reason to never read the comments

Paul Brislen. 09 October 2017, 7:55 am

Online comment provider Disqus has become the latest to announce multi-million user account hack.

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Is Education still the Great Equaliser?

Paul Matthews. 06 October 2017, 4:19 pm

There's been a lot of discussion over the last couple of weeks about degrees, and whether those looking to get into the IT industry should still consider a tertiary qualification as a good pathway to …

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 06 October 2017, 2:00 pm

How to find the people to build our brave new world.... Fuji Xerox faces an uphill struggle... And let's sleep on it: how woke is New Zealand (to the dangers of TXT messages)?

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This is a test of the emergency management system

Paul Brislen. 04 October 2017, 8:02 am

New Zealand woke up last week a nation divided into those that received the 1.30am Civil Defence emergency alert and those who did not.

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New broom at Fuji Xerox

Paul Brislen. 02 October 2017, 10:48 am

Scandal struck Fuji Xerox has appointed a new CEO for the New Zealand end of its business.

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