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Kiwi tech helping keep workers safe in the Pacific

Peter Griffin. 28 April 2022, 1:35 pm

A location-based app developed by Gisborne-based start-up ThinkSafe is helping Pacific Island workers stay safe as they tackle biodiversity loss in the region.

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Five Eyes: Expect more cyberattacks as the Ukraine conflict drags on

Peter Griffin. 26 April 2022, 11:46 am

Russian aligned cybercrime groups are moving into top gear to support their government as the war in Ukraine rages, according to the Five Eyes intelligence and security alliance.

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Griffin on Tech: More ambition please: the verdict on the digital strategy draft

Peter Griffin. 22 April 2022, 11:14 am

As a vision statement for New Zealand's place in the digital world, the Government's draft digital strategy has been given a mixed scorecard at best.

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ITP joins global tech body in condemning war in Ukraine

Elizabeth Eastwood. 13 April 2022, 2:01 pm

IT Professionals NZ agrees with the sentiments of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) in condemning the actions of Russia in Ukraine.

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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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Big players dominate our fintech scene but fast-growing start-ups are plentiful

Peter Griffin. 07 April 2022, 11:16 am

Fintech is one of the fastest-growing areas of New Zealand's tech scene and generated $1.8 billion in revenue last year.

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Reward us on impact, not hours worked - Kiwi employees

Peter Griffin. 31 March 2022, 9:16 am

A third of New Zealand business leaders claim to be rethinking how to measure their organisation's productivity as their staff put a higher value on relationships and results over hours worked.

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Southland's data centre plans ramp up

Peter Griffin. 29 March 2022, 9:56 am

Its cool temperatures and access to abundant renewable energy make Southland an ideal site for power-hungry data centres.

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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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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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