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Griffin on Tech: Meta's messaging apps about to go dark
After years of promising to add end to end encryption to all of its messaging platforms, Meta now looks set to move to full encryption by the end of the year.
TUANZ: Tackle tech skills shortage by attracting diverse talent
The Technology Users Association has called on the next Government to ramp up its efforts to address skills shortages which the tech sector has identified as its key barrier to growth.
Griffin on Tech: Time to get serious about digital twins and infrastructure
Whoever wins the election next month will oversee billions worth of new investment to address our country's infrastructure deficit.
A breakout year for generative AI - but how is it being used?
2023 is not just the breakout year for generative AI technology but has also seen artificial intelligence rise "from a topic relegated to tech employees to a focus of company leaders".
Griffin on Tech: Hipkins talks up a clean, green tech-driven economy, but is it too little too late?
The political parties faced the business community in Auckland this week outlining their plans to breathe new life into a stagnant economy.
How SaaS start-ups are doing in the midst of the economic downturn
New Zealand software as a service (SaaS) startups have experienced great export success, but how are inflation and soft economic conditions impacting the SaaS market in general?
Google turns 25: the search engine revolutionised how we access information, but will it survive AI?
Today marks an important milestone in the history of the internet: Google's 25th birthday. With billions of search queries submitted each day, it's difficult to remember how we ever lived without the …
Griffin on Tech: Digital services and gambling taxes poor substitutes for global tax reform
Digital services and online gambling tax plans are poor substitutes for the larger international tax overhaul the OECD has been working on which aims to create a more equitable tax system globally
TUANZ: We need a national AI strategy
The Tech Users Association is urging whoever makes up the next Government to put users at the centre of its approach to artificial intelligence.
Prompt engineering: is being an AI ‘whisperer’ the job of the future or a short-lived fad?
As generative AI settles into the mainstream, growing numbers of courses and certifications are promising entry into the "hot job" of prompt engineering.
Griffin on Tech: Our small businesses need a bigger digital boost
As the pandemic forced us all into lockdown in 2020 and our businesses had to scramble to move their operations online, the Government launched the Digital Boost scheme to help them out.