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Griffin on Tech: A vote for an open internet
This week's election of a new head of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) should have drawn little interest beyond the geeky world of telecommunications and networking...
Bali is the go-to destination for digital nomads
Thinking of taking your tech skills on the road now that the border is open and the world is in a post-pandemic hurry to get back to business?
Sky details its long-awaited set-top box upgrades
Pay TV provider Sky has two new devices coming to market that will bring its services up to the standard avid TV streamers now expect.
Griffin on Tech: Can Salesforce deliver on its green dream?
Dreamforce 2022 saw the Salesforce tech fest return in fine fashion. But can the company keep up its rapid growth while embracing sustainability?
Former US treasury secretary: There will be no soft landing
All signs point toward the US heading into recession and China's massive property market is struggling. The result is likely to be more uncertainty in 2023.
Salesforce debuts Net Zero Marketplace for carbon credits
Users of the Salesforce CRM platform now have an easy place to source trusted providers of carbon credits to offset their emissions-generating activities.
Salesforce’s bid to make Slack your ‘digital HQ’
Slack has added a canvas feature to its popular messaging and collaboration platform, giving users one place to add information and workflows essential to their day-to-day work.
Griffin on Tech: We have a digital strategy. Now what?
It isn't hugely ambitious, but the Digital Strategy is a start. It gives anyone interested in the digital sector a reference point to understand what is going on to bolster trust, inclusion and growth…
Kordia’s bid to boost cyber skills
State-owned telecommunications and tech company Kordia is set to run its second Cyber Academy offering the chance to upskill in cyber security skills in a six-week intensive course.
Translation project to bring more te reo Māori to mainstream news reports
A machine learning tech partnership aims to make it easier for mainstream media outlets to make more content available in te reo Māori.
Griffin on Tech: The Queen had a powerful message: embrace tech, keep your humanity
Queen Elizabeth II was enthusiastic about the advent of new technology, but reminded us regularly that it wouldn't fundamentally solve our problems or change how we relate to each other.
AI, smart sensors, robotics feature in $236.5 million Endeavour funding round
Artificial intelligence, smart sensors and robotics feature in projects funded as part of the Government's $236.5 million Endeavour Fund research grants.
Many farmers don’t see value in digital technologies
When it comes to using digital technologies to become more efficient producers, 41% of growers and farmers don't see much value in using digital technologies to run their businesses.
The 86 million: micro credentials key to tackling digital skills shortages
There are around 86 million people across seven countries in the Asia Pacific region that will need digital skills training - in the next year.
Big tech names invest in Atomic.io
A who's who of New Zealand veteran tech investors have backed Wellington start-up Atomic.io in a series A investment round that raised $4.5 million.
Griffin on Tech: Zuckerberg still doesn’t get it
Joe Rogan meets Mark Zuckerberg, on a podcast, talking for over three hours. Can you think of anything worse?
The metaverse isn’t here yet, but it already has a long history
There's a lot of hype about the Metaverse, but the movement to build an expansive virtual world has a long history and one we should learn from.
Govt: online safe code won't deflect regulation
NetSafe's heavily criticised online safety code also appears to have also raised concerns in the Government.
Griffin on Tech: Open sesame on algorithms
China is requiring its tech companies to supply details about the algorithms they use. We should do the same.
Australia kills its COVIDSafe app. What went wrong?
What the the lessons from Australia's failed COVIDSafe app? Independent experts explain what went wrong and what we can learn from it.