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Unity’s big u-turn on Wellington and Wētā FX deal

Peter Griffin. 29 November 2023, 11:18 pm

It was a massive deal and the end of an era for Sir Peter Jackson and Dame Fran Walsh in 2021 when they sold Weta Digital to US video game company Unity.

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The vast majority of us have no idea what the padlock icon on our internet browser is – and it’s putting us at risk

Fiona Carroll. 27 November 2023, 11:18 pm
The vast majority of us have no idea what the padlock icon on our internet browser is – and it’s putting us at risk

New research shows that only 5% of UK adults understand the significance of the padlock symbol on a web browser. This is a threat to our online safety.

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Griffin on Tech: Let’s hear the other side of the OpenAI story

Peter Griffin. 24 November 2023, 10:53 am

There’s plenty yet to plan out in the OpenAI board saga. Now we need to hear from the people who dropped the bomb that started it all.

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Virtual mobile market heats up with Rocket’s debut

Peter Griffin. 23 November 2023, 2:37 pm

Another mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) brand is in the mix in the telcoms sector with Rocket Mobile piggybacking on One's mobile effort to "bring down costs" for New Zealand mobile users.

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Playing games for your brain

Victoria MacLennan. 21 November 2023, 10:50 am

A friend recently messaged me to ask for recommendations of games he can play to improve his cognitive thinking and memory skills as he ages. As someone who games (too much some might say) I thought -…

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Who is Sam Altman, OpenAI’s wunderkind ex-CEO – and why does it matter that he got sacked?

Toby Walsh. 21 November 2023, 9:03 am

As OpenAI emerges from this drama, it will be doubled over from the blow that was this weekend – and will struggle to raise funds in the future as it has in the past.

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Griffin on Tech: Kiwi tech's global footprint, Tokelau's domain name misery

Peter Griffin. 17 November 2023, 9:25 am

The annual TIN200 report out today reveals that even in a tough economic environment, our tech sector managed growth of 11.7% in the 2023 financial year.

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10 Tips for a great networking experience

Victoria MacLennan. 17 November 2023, 8:03 am

Walking into a crowded room can be intimidating for the best of us, worse still if you don't know anyone and don't feel confident inserting yourself into group conversations. Worse again if you are an…

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NZ’s top CIOs - who made the list?

Peter Griffin. 16 November 2023, 12:54 pm

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare's Nicholas Fourie took the top spot in this year's CIO50 Awards, which were given out in Auckland last night.

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Major cyberattack on Australian ports suggests sabotage by a ‘foreign state actor’

Peter Griffin. 14 November 2023, 8:32 am

The timing, scale and impact of the disruption suggest Australia's largest ports were subject to a targeted attack.

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Embracing Balance: The Enhanced Benefits of a Digital Detox

Victoria MacLennan. 13 November 2023, 10:26 pm

I had a "digital detox" over the weekend. Why you should consider doing the same and some of the benefits.

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