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Apple’s plan to make passwords obsolete

Peter Griffin. 04 August 2022, 10:39 am

Apple wants to change the way people log into apps and websites forever with its Passkeys feature set to roll out in a few months' time and do away with cumbersome passwords forever.

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Ukraine’s tech workers soldier on

Peter Griffin. 02 August 2022, 10:35 am

Five months after Russia's invasion, Ukraine's IT sector is still operational and earning export revenue to help fund the war effort.

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Griffin on Tech: We have a problem with digital trust

Peter Griffin. 29 July 2022, 12:43 pm

If we want to make the most of a society and economy that is increasingly digital, we need to get to grips with how we manage identity in the digital world.

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A ‘tidal wave’ of disruption is on the way - CSIRO

Peter Griffin. 28 July 2022, 12:31 pm

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has published its once-in-a-decade report on the future and it's a picture of massive change, with tech playing a central role.

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Tech industry lobbies to dump the leap second

Peter Griffin. 26 July 2022, 12:06 pm

Tech companies want to do away with the 'leap second' used to keep our clocks accurate but which can play havoc with computers.

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Why are telcos selling off their mobile towers?

Peter Griffin. 19 July 2022, 9:35 am

Vodafone and Spark have sold their networks of mobile towers delivering billions in cash to the companies and mirroring a trend in telecoms infrastructure happening around the world.

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Griffin on Tech: The lesson from Uber’s cut-throat gameplan

Peter Griffin. 15 July 2022, 12:30 pm

We need to enable innovators to move quickly without accepting the social and economic carnage that can result from unfettered innovation.

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Have Chinese citizens been hacked on an epic scale?

Peter Griffin. 05 July 2022, 10:34 am

A 23-terabyte cache of data allegedly containing the details of one billion Chinese citizens has been offered for sale on the dark web.

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NASA enlists NZ help to return humans to the Moon

Peter Griffin. 28 June 2022, 7:29 am

From helping launch the CAPSTONE satellite to testing new ways of tracking spacecraft and debris, New Zealand in involved in the mission to return humans to the Moon.

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Griffin on Tech: the Mega pirates fess up

Peter Griffin. 23 June 2022, 12:32 pm

It's not looking good for Kim Dotcom's chances of avoiding extradition after his former Megaupload colleagues pled guilty to running a massive illicit file-sharing operation.

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Griffin's Gadgets: Tell me exactly how my biometrics are being used

Peter Griffin. 17 June 2022, 2:35 pm

Facial recognition has its place. But there's confusion over what it is being used for which is stoking fears of mass surveillance.

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