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Griffin on Tech: Media outlets should face Big Tech together

Peter Griffin. 14 April 2022, 2:43 pm

Our media outlets have more chance of addressing the power imbalance with Big Tech if they stick together and bargain collectively.

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Intel pledges to have net-zero emissions by 2040…

Peter Griffin. 14 April 2022, 10:35 am

US computer chip maker Intel has become the latest tech company to declare a net-zero emissions goal, pledging to reach the target for its global operations by 2040.

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Crypto revolution - Ukraine amasses over US$100 million in crypto donations

Peter Griffin. 12 April 2022, 10:39 am

As New Zealand commits $30 million in aid to Ukraine and our military personnel head to Europe to offer non-combat assistance, the embattled country is also drawing support from cryptocurrency owners.

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Griffin on Tech: With war comes a new wave of disinformation

Peter Griffin. 08 April 2022, 11:04 am

Disinformation about the war in Ukraine is rife on social media platforms and they aren't doing enough to tackle it.

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The Okta hack and software supply chain security hazards

Peter Griffin. 24 March 2022, 10:47 am

The okta security breach is another reminder of the complexities of the software supply chain and the potential for security lapses along the way.

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Griffin on Tech: The PM is off to the US to spruik our tech

Peter Griffin. 18 March 2022, 10:56 am

The PM will head to the US in May in a bid to push Kiwi tech to the world's most sought-after market.

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Plenty of critical tech worker visas still up for grabs

Peter Griffin. 17 March 2022, 7:55 am

The tech class exception to border restrictions for highly skilled tech workers has received strong interest, but there are plenty of visas still to be allocated.

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Government cloud contract a 'big win for data sovereignty' - Catalyst

Peter Griffin. 03 March 2022, 9:00 am

Catalyst Cloud has won an all-of-government contract with the Department of Internal Affairs that the company says removes longstanding barriers around the IT procurement process.

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Griffin on Tech: The web is awash with misinformation and Kiwis are worried

Peter Griffin. 25 February 2022, 5:37 pm

Kiwis are increasingly worried about the spread of misinformation and hate speech online as the anti-mandate protests surface a host of weird and wonderful conspiracy theories.

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NZ-founded venture capital firm launches fund for Web3 projects

Peter Griffin. 22 February 2022, 9:37 am

A venture capital firm co-founded by New Zealand entrepreneur Derek Handley, has launched Aera Force, a DAO (distributed autonomous organisation) to fund blockchain and other Web3 projects that tackle…

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Griffin on Tech: China flexes its tech muscle at the Olympics

Peter Griffin. 18 February 2022, 11:00 am

China is showing off its innovations at the Olympic Games in Beijing, but there's a darker side to the superpower's technological prowess.

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