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The changing face of the telco industry
The telco industry has come a long way since Teresa Gattung owned up to the fact the industry used "confusion as a marketing tool".
Let's talk copper
There seems to be some confusion about copper lines and how they work, not to mention why we're moving away from them to newer technology, so I thought I'd have a go at explaining it all.
Battening down the hatches
As we wait for news of the potential outbreak in Auckland, I can't help but think about what lockdown life would be like without fibre to the home and the ability to work remotely.
Brislen on Tech: 10 Print 'Hello World'
In which our plucky editor bids adieu as he rides off into the sunset.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: the Sky is the limit?
The Olympics are on, controversially, but unlike in previous years it's actually pretty easy to watch them online. What has happened to the Sky TV of old? Thankfully, something good.
Brislen on Tech: The fifth horseman might have wings
The new battleground appears to be a digital one, with nations fighting nations in a covert war for our bits. But sometimes this spills over into the real world and now we learn that one company is he…
"Position of vulnerability"
China has rejected claims it is behind a series of cyber-attacks and calls the accusations a "malicious smear". All of which leaves New Zealand somewhat exposed.
Brislen on Tech: Kaseya is here - what comes next?
The latest ransomware attack has left thousands of businesses offline and demands for US$70 million are being made.
So how do you get ready for the next attack?
Talent shortage bites deep: have your say
The skills shortage has been a problem for the past 20-odd years, waxing and waning over time as new technologies push others out of the picture. But now, with COVID closing our borders, NZTech is hop…
Brislen on Tech: Microsoft rolls the dice
Microsoft has lifted the lid on its new OS - Windows 11 - and promises a brighter world by letting users run Android apps.
Will that be enough to stem the flow of users to non-Windows operating sy…