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The abortive attempt to make Silicon Valley work from home
California's Bay Area tech workers may be working from home during Covid-19, but a plan to make that permanent hasn't gone down so well.
Github builds war chest to fight copyright claims, reverses takedown decision
A move by Github to support software developers fight copyright-infringement claims has been welcomed by the open-source software community.
Brislen on Tech: Tender is the night
Government is the single biggest buyer of ICT products and services in the land, yet all too often it ends up buying expensive kit that doesn't meet the bill.
Why is this and how can government do better by both its tax payers and its users?
Tech Media Panel - 13 November 2020
Here’s this week’s Tech Media Panel, with ITP CEO Paul Matthews hosting Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin from techblog.nz.
This week: China’s biggest online sale, Single’s Day, coincides with…
Alibaba rakes in 'Singles Day' billions as Chinese tech regulation looms
Alibaba set a record for Singles Day sales of US$56 billion but it and other major Chinese e-tailers have seen their share prices published as Beijing outlines regulations designed to curtail the powe…
Tech Media Panel - 6 November 2020
Here's this week's Tech Media Panel with TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin, facilitated by ITP CEO Paul Matthews.
This week: A bit of an election special, we look at both the implications o…
Brislen on Tech: New Minister of Tech
The government has a new minister of tech, and like most of his colleagues on all sides of the house, his experience of the tech sector is limited.
So how do we support him in the role and what co…
While we wait... what Biden or Trump means for tech
The tech industry's fortunes rest on who wins the White House and who has the power to pass legislation that could radically change how it does business.
New minister of tech for a new government
A new minister of tech has been appointed following Labour's victory at the general election. But who is David Clark?
Tech Media Panel - 30 October 2020
Here’s this week’s Tech Media Panel with Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin from techblog.nz, and Sarah Putt from Computerworld and CIO. Facilitated by ITP CEO Paul Matthews.
This week: Lots of deb…
Tech CEOs grilled again in "sham" hearing
A senate hearing on the content moderation policies of the big tech companies has devolved into a shouty mess dominated by Republica senators accusing left-leaning tech executives of censoring their c…