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UK says no to Huawei after all
The UK government has decided that actually it can't have Huawei equipment in its 5G networks after all, and will require telcos remove all components by 2023.
Dear Diary: contact tracing goes digital
The government's contact tracing app has hit the market and promises to be just what the Prime Minister called it - a digital diary.
Brislen on Tech
Here's this week's Brislen on Tech from TechBlog editor Paul Brislen
The government has announced an end to the 5G auction - now bring on the 5G itself. This year's budget is bigger than any ever released before - what does it mean for the tech sector?
And contact tracing - the dos and don'ts of customer information.
Huawei’s smartphone fortunes battered
Smartphone sales plunged sharply in the first quarter and Chinese phone maker Huawei faces as uncertain future as the US trade ban crimps its international business.
Contact tracing - coming to a phone near you this week?
With New Zealand's contact tracing app due to hit the phones any day now, the use of apps around the world varies from extreme to extreme with privacy concerns foremost on the bug fix list.
Microsoft's local cloud play - what it means for NZ
Microsoft's move to build a data centre here is big news for the tech sector, but will force local cloud players to innovate and adapt to having a big player on their doorstep.
How Covid-19 is set to change tech
Mary Meeker, Silicon Valley's most influential technology analyst is back with a report looking at how Covid-19 will change the tech industry. Here is TechBlog's five-point summary.
Building trust in Aotearoa: data and the new normal
InternetNZ councillor and open data proponent aimee whitcroft thinks there's a better way to think about data and its ownership and how we can share data without giving away the crown jewels.
Lockdown Q&A: William Chomley, IMAGR
IMAGR CEO William Chomley has based himself in Japan during lockdown and is running teams across Asia Pacific as work continues on the start-up's AI-powered shopping cart products.
Brislen on Tech
This week's update from TechBlog editor Paul Brislen:
The geek shall inherit the Earth... well, we will if we don't muck about (and if "Earth" is shorthand for "economy").
And video conferencing…
Cyber security and COVID-19 – how to stay safe online
Law firm Buddle Findlay has put together a piece on cyber security and how to keep your data safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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