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Social media in the spotlight for the wrong reasons

Paul Brislen. 17 December 2018, 7:59 am

Facebook leaks yet more information - this time giving app developers access to photos they shouldn't have had - and Google is under fire for breaching New Zealand name suppression orders, something it says the court should have told it about.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 14 December 2018, 5:08 pm
Update from ITPNZ

As with you no doubt, we're in wind-down mode now - reviewing the massive year that's been and finishing off the planning process for next year. And boy oh boy, do we have some great things coming in the new year.

More details in the final Newsline next week, but a bit of a taster in a couple of areas below. And for those that don't want to sit through the full 1-hour 123Tech Finals video, there's a 3-minute highlights video here :).

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 14 December 2018, 4:59 pm

What a year it's been. Political interference, security breaches, loss of faith, dawn raids, senate hearings, dropping shareholder value and that's just for Facebook.

What does it all mean and can we learn from 2018: "Year of the Suck"?

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Online voting delayed

Sarah Putt. 13 December 2018, 7:13 pm

Online voting will have to wait for at least another three years, after a trial planned for local elections next year was scrapped by Local Government NZ. The nine councils that formed a working group…

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Entries open for 2019 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

ITP Staff. 12 December 2018, 7:46 am

New Zealand's Hi-Tech Awards are now open for 2019.

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IT professionals happy in their work

Sarah Putt. 11 December 2018, 3:27 pm

A survey of over 500 Kiwi IT workers shows that most are happy in their roles, with women respondents recording greater job satisfaction than men.

The New Zealand survey was led by Dr Jocelyn Crane…

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CIO upfront: Inside a different kind of IT bootcamp

Sunit Prakash. 10 December 2018, 8:01 am

I have been mentoring ICT professionals - new graduates, migrants - for years.

And, with apologies to the original Kiwi Landing Pad based in San Francisco which helps New Zealand companies gain a…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 07 December 2018, 5:15 pm

Stupidity is its own reward, as the Australian tech sector is discovering...

PLUS: The second round of US vs Huawei has been awarded to the US on points... And the light at the end of the tunnel m…

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Tahi Rua Toru Tech showcases student talent

123Tech Team. 06 December 2018, 11:00 am

The national finals of Tahi Rua Toru Tech, NZ's Digital Challenge, showed that when you ask school students to come up with new ideas to solve community problems using digital tech, they will amaze yo…

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What's the point of a warranty period in a SaaS contract?

Buddle Findlay. 05 December 2018, 6:29 am

What's the point of a warranty period in a SaaS contract?

We are increasingly seeing significant gaps between suppliers and customers of SaaS contracts in relation to their expectations about the …

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Micromobility a month on from Lime's arrival

Sarah Putt. 04 December 2018, 10:16 pm

It's been more than a month since micromobility company Lime arrived in Auckland and Christchurch, with the sudden appearance of its e-scooters in our two largest cities unleashing a raft of headlines…

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