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From deep fakes to crypto scams - six cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Peter Griffin. 07 December 2021, 9:07 am

As we approach the holiday season, it is worth remembering that hackers never sleep.

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Griffin on Tech: We need an online safety code that works for Kiwis first and foremost

Peter Griffin. 03 December 2021, 2:07 pm

Internet safety watchdog NetSafe needs a more inclusive approach to drafting its new code of practice for digital platform providers, according to Internet experts.

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15 years and $11 billion - the rapid rise of Kiwi software companies

Peter Griffin. 03 December 2021, 11:42 am

If mergers and acquisitions are a way of measuring progress, New Zealand software companies have had a phenomenal run in the last 15 years.

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2Degrees gets in on the 5G game

Peter Griffin. 01 December 2021, 9:07 am

Mobile operator 2Degrees has switched on its 5G network in Auckland and Wellington for testing and optimisation, ahead of a commercial launch in early 2022.

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Getting ambitious on the tech gender gap - #10KWāhine

By Vanessa Sorenson. 01 December 2021, 9:07 am

Addressing the tech skills shortage is about opening our borders. Many women simply don't see technology or digital-focused roles as realistic options.

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Ending online anonymity won't make social media less toxic

By Shireen Morris and Andrew Ball. 29 November 2021, 11:25 am

Online bullying and misinformation are growing problems, and government action to address them is overdue.

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Griffin on Tech: The biggest fix of all

Peter Griffin. 26 November 2021, 2:56 pm

A day in politics is a very long time, as tech, space and AI fan Judith Collins found out this week.

No sooner had she issued the Opposition's Tech Issues Paper, she massively overshadowed it and l…

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Digital Identity in New Zealand: technical choices have human impacts

By James Ting-Edwards. 26 November 2021, 9:35 am

People need a chance to engage on the good, bad, and ugly of digital IDs.

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IDC: Big jump in software spending this year

Peter Griffin. 25 November 2021, 9:02 am

The pivot to working from home and strong uptake of cloud computing and artificial intelligence platforms led to a 20.4% jump in software spending this year.

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Why has Meta delayed its end-to-end encryption plans?

Peter Griffin. 23 November 2021, 10:34 am

A plan to add end-to-end encryption to Instagram and Facebook Messenger has been pushed out a year as Meta faces strong opposition from child safety advocates and law enforcement agencies.

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Griffin on Tech: A win for the right-to-repair movement

Peter Griffin. 19 November 2021, 11:42 am

Apple will give iPhone and Mac users the tools and parts to repair their own devices in the first big move among electronics makers to give consumers back some control.

Peter Griffin gives the lowd…

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