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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 11 August 2017, 3:31 pm

In which we interrogate political party manifestos, consider the ramifications of poor password control and introduce our cartoonist to the world. Just who is "Jim"?

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Show us your policy: The Māori Party

Te Ururoa Flavell. 09 August 2017, 5:00 am
Show us your policy: The Māori Party

Editor's note: We've asked the ICT spokespeople of all the major parties to comment on their policies in the lead up to the election. As they come in we'll publish them here. 

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Show us your policy: The Green Party

Gareth Hughes. 07 August 2017, 7:28 am
Show us your policy: The Green Party

Editor's note: We've asked the ICT spokespeople of all the major parties to comment on their policies in the lead up to the election. As they come in we'll publish them here.

First out of the blocks, The Green Party's Gareth Hughes.

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Research and development (still) needs an overhaul

Ian Apperley. 31 July 2017, 6:56 am

R&D spending simply isn't delivering what we'd hope to see. Government spending is on par with our competitors but private spending simply isn't there, which raises the question: what can we do to dri…

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Fuji Xerox halts govt contract bids

Paul Brislen. 26 July 2017, 11:17 am

Beleaguered printer company Fuji Xerox has agreed to a "voluntary suspension" from all its current government contracts following ongoing concerns about the company's accounting practices, which have …

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Technology Education Policy in Election 2017

Ian Apperley. 26 July 2017, 7:18 am

In the lead-up to the election, Ian Apperley takes a closer look at policy considerations. This post: education.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 21 July 2017, 4:05 pm

In which Paul Brislen gets grumpy about politicians who don't understand, grumpier about robots taking our jobs and grumpiest about companies that don't want to take his money.

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Laptop ban quietly shut down

Paul Brislen. 19 July 2017, 7:58 am

The US government is quietly ending its ban on laptops in the cabins of airlines flying from the Middle East, ending a four-month period of uncertainty for business fliers.

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Show us your policies

Ian Apperley. 17 July 2017, 6:57 am

There's an election coming - Guest Post from Ian Apperley with what the parties are offering in terms of ICT policy

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Encryption debate needs to happen now, say signatories

Paul Brislen. 03 July 2017, 6:47 am

Organisations and individuals from the countries that make up the Five Eyes spying network - Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States - have written an open letter def…

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The Folly of the Short Game in IT

Dave Lane. 12 June 2017, 8:01 am

In 2002 Sun Microsystems was considering purchasing Microsoft Office for its 35,000 staff. They worked out the per-seat cost (taking into accounts volume discounts) and instead decided it would be mo…

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