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Google vs the court system of New Zealand

Paul Brislen. 23 May 2018, 7:23 am

When companies collect our data, take our money and offer up services, are they bound by the laws of the country in which they operate?

Google, apparently, says no.

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Public versus Private: the future of R&D in NZ

Paul Brislen. 21 May 2018, 7:20 am

R&D was the big winner on the day in this year's Budget, but the changes leave Callaghan Innovation somewhat out in the cold. With no money to hand out, where to now for the government's flagship agency?

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 18 May 2018, 5:13 pm

What's in the Budget for the tech sector?
What FAANG all about and should we worry?
The Net Neutrality bill is sent packing. But the fight's not over yet.

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Codemania comes to town

Ben Gracewood. 17 May 2018, 5:45 am

Imagine if there was a conference in Auckland where you could hear from some of the most talented and experienced people in the software industry. Wouldn't it be amazing if you could learn about cutti…

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Nominations open for ITP Branch Committees and National Board

ITP Staff. 11 May 2018, 4:12 pm

Are you keen to make a difference to the tech community in your area?

ITP today called for nominations for ITP's Branch Committees in most areas, with nominations being received from now. If 2018 i…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 11 May 2018, 4:00 pm

So it's a strategy ye be after, and no mistake... Let's make sure Novopay doesn't happen again... OK, Computer.

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CTO 2.0

Paul Brislen. 08 May 2018, 11:23 am

The country's Chief Technology Officer role has been re-advertised and will now focus on "Planning for future workforce needs and the development of new skills; Responding to emerging and disruptive t…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 04 May 2018, 6:14 pm

How do you eat an elephant? How do you know I'm not a software construct? How do you derail an entire political process?

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RIP Cambridge Analytica…

Paul Brislen. 03 May 2018, 7:54 am

After a disastrous month of bad publicity and collapsing sales, data-crunching firm Cambridge Analytica has closed its entire operation, but Facebook continues to go from strength to strength with the…

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No Vocus sale, for now

Paul Brislen. 26 April 2018, 7:30 am

Vocus New Zealand is off the chopping block, for now at least.

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TCF works to block scam calls

Paul Brislen. 24 April 2018, 8:50 am

The Telecommunications Forum (TCF) has introduced a new Scam Calling Prevention Code to better solidify the way telcos handle scammers on behalf of their customers.

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