Portland pilot has lessons for Lime-friendly NZ cities
Lime e-scooters have caught the public attention, and barely a day goes by without a media update - good and bad. But what value do e-scooters bring? how can they help our cities become more sustainable, and do we want to encourage more operators?
E-scooter companies like Lime are operating in dozens of cities, and there is much to learn from their experiences. A good place to start is Portland in the US.
Huawei's year off to a rocky start
Huawei's year is off to a rocky start with more countries reviewing the role Huawei equipment plays in their networks.
Shopping mall not topped by online sales - yet
Online shopping hasn't quite delivered the killer blow to bricks and mortar retail, if the rise in building consents for commercial buildings such as shopping malls is any indication.
Another year down, another one looming. What does it all mean? We ask the big questions here at the Techblog... but do we have the answers?
Telco sector looking rosy for consumers
Data use is up dramatically, texting is no longer a thing and voice calls from a landline are on their way out if the latest Commerce Commission annual report into the telecommunications sector is any…
Top ten in tech for 2018
Definitely not the greatest year for technology, but maybe not the worst. Here's my list (in no particular order) of the top ten tech news stories for 2018.
Social media in the spotlight for the wrong reasons
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 i…
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 …
Brislen on Tech
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…
Online voting delayed
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…
Entries open for 2019 NZ Hi-Tech Awards
New Zealand's Hi-Tech Awards are now open for 2019.