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Tech Media Panel - 18 September 2020

TechBlog Team. 18 September 2020, 3:54 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin and CIO/Computerworld's Sarah Putt.

This week: Indigenous data sovereignty, Apple getting into bundling, and eRoad moving to the ASX (what and why?).

Plus the Commerce Commission's investigation into mobile bills and Google looking to provide clean power everywhere - an opportunity for New Zealand?

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Brislen on Tech: Show us your policies

Paul Brislen. 11 September 2020, 10:00 am

Tech is the third largest sector of the economy and there isn't a household in the land that doesn't have a computer in it in one form or another, yet to look at our political parties you'd think New Zealand was a land of farms connected by roads and not much else.

So what should our political leaders have in the way of policies at this election?

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Tech Media Panel - 11 September 2020

TechBlog Team. 11 September 2020, 9:15 am

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin and CIO/Computerworld's Sarah Putt.

This week: A bit of a deeper dive into the updated Privacy Act coming into force in December, and could we see class action suits as a result of the changes?

Plus political party policy around tech (or lack thereof), tech upgrade for emergency services, and Taboola and Outbrain's merger called off.

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ITP Update: Why is liability insurance important?

Paul Matthews. 07 September 2020, 3:01 pm

This week I take a brief look at a crucial protection for those self-employed or running small businesses in tech: Liability Insurance. What is it and do you really need it? (spoiler: yes)

Plus, lo…

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Brislen on Tech: RIP CovidCard

Paul Brislen. 04 September 2020, 2:57 pm

RIP CovidCard - April 2020-September 2020

The card might be dead from its post mortem we can learn a lot about innovation and the way to approach governments for money or support.

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Tech Media Panel - 4 September 2020

TechBlog Team. 04 September 2020, 2:42 pm

Here's this week's TechBlog Live update, featuring ITP CEO Paul Matthews and TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: A big focus on cyberattacks and the NZX - how much of a role shoul…

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ITP Update: NZX Attack, great webinars and more

Paul Matthews. 31 August 2020, 12:00 pm

Our thoughts go out to those currently fighting the sustained attack on the NZX. This will be incredibly frustrating for all concerned, especially given the impact on listed companies.

We're respon…

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Tech Media Panel - 28 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 28 August 2020, 12:38 pm

Here's this week's TechBlog Live update, featuring ITP CEO Paul Matthews and TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Huge DDOS attack on financial institutions worldwide, including Ne…

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A stock market crash - literally

Peter Griffin. 27 August 2020, 9:40 am

The NZX is recovering from a denial of service attack and we may see more similar attacks as the move to remote working seems millions more insecure computers online that could be harnessed to launch …

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ITP Update: Upcoming webinars, and Industry Transformation Plan

Paul Matthews. 24 August 2020, 12:00 pm

Hope you're having a good week and if you're in Auckland, staying safe. It's a tough time out there, but we have heaps of upcoming webinars and other content to keep you connected.

I've also popped…

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Election 2020: A forgotten technology industry

Ian Apperley. 24 August 2020, 5:00 am

We're the second largest earner for the country yet the upcoming election is largely silent on the tech sector. Show us your policies, shouts Ian Apperley in a guest post.

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