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The cost of Government tenders

Victoria McLennan. 19 April 2017, 6:00 am

The cost of bidding for government work is high, but just how high? NZRise has surveyed its members to determine how many requests for proposals they respond to and how much they spend each time.

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Wellington smarts - but gets over it quickly

Paul Brislen. 19 April 2017, 6:00 am

Hot on the heels of the ignominy of having the New York Times use photos of Auckland to illustrate how cool the capital is, Wellington now appears to have abandoned New Zealand entirely to join the Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) as the first non-Aussie city to do so.

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Science fiction writer Neal Stephenson joins the line-up at Techweek'17

ITP Staff. 18 April 2017, 7:25 am

Acclaimed novelist Neal Stephenson has joined the line-up for this year's Techweek'17 and will be keynote speaker at Future Realities, a mixed reality and IoT conference, in Wellington on May 10.

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The WISPs come in from the cold

Ernie Newman. 18 April 2017, 6:34 am

RBI2 - the next round of the taxpayer-funded Rural Broadband Initiative - is shaping up as a three way battle among Chorus, the three mobile companies, and the WISPs.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 13 April 2017, 4:39 pm

CERT bring coordination to the alphabet soup of cyber-security and safety organisations. Marsden Fund review leads to ... more reviewing. And why does our gentle editor hate Easter so?

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Marsden Research Fund review disappoints

Paul Matthews. 13 April 2017, 11:58 am

The outcome of the Government's long-awaited review into the Marsden Research Fund was released today, but was met with disappointment from the tech industry.

The review found that the current pane…

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CERT launches in Wellington

Paul Brislen. 12 April 2017, 6:38 am

New Zealand's cyber-security just took a major step forward with the launch of the national Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 07 April 2017, 4:54 pm

Telcos get back to nature and in doing so learn something about themselves... Telcos introduce the asterisk to marketing... and fake food - would you eat it and if not would you serve it to rich touri…

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Broadcom vulnerability needs urgent patching

Paul Brislen. 06 April 2017, 8:29 am

Vendors are scrambling to deliver patches for a remote-code execution vulnerability in Broadcom's wifi stack.

The security flaw is particularly worrying for Apple which uses Broadcom kit in its var…

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Three into one - telcos come together for RBI2 bid

Paul Brislen. 04 April 2017, 7:53 pm

Only a handful of years after the bitter co-location and roaming fights through the Commerce Commission, the mobile players in the telco sector have buried the hatchet and are working together to bid …

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 31 March 2017, 5:16 pm

Research and Development trundles on... International connectivity gets jiggy with it and the US says it's OK for telcos and ISPs to sell your browser data to the highest marketing bidder (and yes, we…

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