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Griffin on Tech: Media outlets should face Big Tech together
Our media outlets have more chance of addressing the power imbalance with Big Tech if they stick together and bargain collectively.
Intel pledges to have net-zero emissions by 2040…
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.
Crypto revolution - Ukraine amasses over US$100 million in crypto donations
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.
Griffin on Tech: With war comes a new wave of disinformation
Disinformation about the war in Ukraine is rife on social media platforms and they aren't doing enough to tackle it.
The Okta hack and software supply chain security hazards
The okta security breach is another reminder of the complexities of the software supply chain and the potential for security lapses along the way.
Griffin on Tech: The PM is off to the US to spruik our tech
The PM will head to the US in May in a bid to push Kiwi tech to the world's most sought-after market.
Plenty of critical tech worker visas still up for grabs
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.
Government cloud contract a 'big win for data sovereignty' - Catalyst
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.
Griffin on Tech: The web is awash with misinformation and Kiwis are worried
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.
NZ-founded venture capital firm launches fund for Web3 projects
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…
Griffin on Tech: China flexes its tech muscle at the Olympics
China is showing off its innovations at the Olympic Games in Beijing, but there's a darker side to the superpower's technological prowess.