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Griffin on Tech: Meta's messaging apps about to go dark  

Peter Griffin. 22 September 2023, 10:17 am

After years of promising to add end to end encryption to all of its messaging platforms, Meta now looks set to move to full encryption by the end of the year.

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TUANZ: Tackle tech skills shortage by attracting diverse talent

Peter Griffin. 21 September 2023, 1:38 pm

The Technology Users Association has called on the next Government to ramp up its efforts to address skills shortages which the tech sector has identified as its key barrier to growth.

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What is geospatial intelligence? A geographer explains the powerful melding of maps and data

Darren Ruddell. 19 September 2023, 8:12 am

We are facing a more complex collection of natural hazards. Geospatial intelligence is offering valuable insights to help governments and organisations protect communities.

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Griffin on Tech: Time to get serious about digital twins and infrastructure

Peter Griffin. 15 September 2023, 11:35 am

Whoever wins the election next month will oversee billions worth of new investment to address our country's infrastructure deficit.

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Forging links with the ‘Startup Nation’

Peter Griffin. 14 September 2023, 9:08 am

A non-profit focused on boosting collaboration between Israel and New Zealand on tech and innovation is urging political parties to put the relationship on their foreign policy agenda.

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Griffin on Tech: Hipkins talks up a clean, green tech-driven economy, but is it too little too late?

Peter Griffin. 08 September 2023, 10:10 am

The political parties faced the business community in Auckland this week outlining their plans to breathe new life into a stagnant economy.

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Griffin on Tech: Digital services and gambling taxes poor substitutes for global tax reform

Peter Griffin. 01 September 2023, 12:39 pm

Digital services and online gambling tax plans are poor substitutes for the larger international tax overhaul the OECD has been working on which aims to create a more equitable tax system globally

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TUANZ: We need a national AI strategy

Peter Griffin. 31 August 2023, 3:43 pm

The Tech Users Association is urging whoever makes up the next Government to put users at the centre of its approach to artificial intelligence.

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Griffin on Tech: Our small businesses need a bigger digital boost

Peter Griffin. 25 August 2023, 10:47 am

As the pandemic forced us all into lockdown in 2020 and our businesses had to scramble to move their operations online, the Government launched the Digital Boost scheme to help them out.

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Griffin on Tech: Seamless travel across the ditch a big tech test

Peter Griffin. 18 August 2023, 8:25 am

An innovative solution to streamline travel between New Zealand and Australia would only cement the recent gains in the trans-Tasman relationship.

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Griffin on Tech: The school cellphone ban is a bad idea

Peter Griffin. 11 August 2023, 9:50 am

While there is evidence pointing to the distraction cellphones cause, and cyberbullying is clearly a toxic trend, the problem is too nuanced for a blanket cellphone ban during the school day.

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