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The changing face of the telco industry

Paul Brislen. 15 September 2021, 5:24 pm

The telco industry has come a long way since Teresa Gattung owned up to the fact the industry used "confusion as a marketing tool".

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Another lockdown and still no digital equity plan

Kim Connolly-Stone. 13 September 2021, 10:18 am

Many New Zealanders entered the latest lockdown without the digital basics in place. That needs to change.

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Apple's controversial plan to detect child abuse images has merit - and it's totally legal

Rick Shera. 10 September 2021, 10:45 am

Apple's plan to help stamp out child sex abuse material online has hit resistance but does a good job at balancing public good and privacy.

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Griffin on Tech: When your digital footprint could prove deadly

Peter Griffin. 03 September 2021, 4:07 pm

Afghan citizens have scrambled to erase their digital footprint in fear of retribution from the victorious Taliban, who now control Afghanistan's internet providers, telcos and government databases.

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Covid stimulus and digital push buoy tech sector…

Peter Griffin. 02 September 2021, 8:47 am

ICT spending in New Zealand and Australia is expected to grow 2.1% despite the impact of ongoing lockdowns on both sides of the Tasman.

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Let's talk copper

Paul Brislen. 30 August 2021, 11:06 am

There seems to be some confusion about copper lines and how they work, not to mention why we're moving away from them to newer technology, so I thought I'd have a go at explaining it all.

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Battening down the hatches

Paul Brislen. 18 August 2021, 3:17 pm

As we wait for news of the potential outbreak in Auckland, I can't help but think about what lockdown life would be like without fibre to the home and the ability to work remotely.

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Griffin on Tech: The WWW at 30 - three priorities for its future

Peter Griffin. 13 August 2021, 1:16 pm

It's 30 years this week since Tim Berners Lee turned on the World Wide Web.

Decentralisation, semantic web technologies and bridging the digital divide will help shape Web 3.0.

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Samsung making headway with cheaper foldable phones

Peter Griffin. 12 August 2021, 9:18 am

Samsung debuted its third-generation foldable smartphone and flip phone overnight with Tech Blog gaining early access to the sleeker, cheaper devices.

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Griffin on Tech: Telco industry needs to get its story straight

Peter Griffin. 06 August 2021, 8:29 am

The Commerce Commission says telecoms operators have been confusing customers with marketing spin.

The industry needs to better explain our options for connecting to the internet.

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Microsoft debuts its Cloud PC taking Windows online

Peter Griffin. 15 July 2021, 11:20 am

Microsoft will begin offering business customers Windows as a subscription-based cloud service from August 2nd as it embraces the hybrid working trend accelerated by the pandemic.

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