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Many farmers don’t see value in digital technologies

Peter Griffin. 06 September 2022, 1:48 pm

When it comes to using digital technologies to become more efficient producers, 41% of growers and farmers don't see much value in using digital technologies to run their businesses.

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Big tech names invest in Atomic.io

Peter Griffin. 30 August 2022, 12:44 pm

A who's who of New Zealand veteran tech investors have backed Wellington start-up Atomic.io in a series A investment round that raised $4.5 million.

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Griffin on Tech: Open sesame on algorithms

Peter Griffin. 19 August 2022, 2:08 pm

China is requiring its tech companies to supply details about the algorithms they use. We should do the same.

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Australia kills its COVIDSafe app. What went wrong?

By Stan Karanasios and Alemayehu Molla. 18 August 2022, 11:31 am

What the the lessons from Australia's failed COVIDSafe app? Independent experts explain what went wrong and what we can learn from it.

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How much public cloud do we want?

Peter Griffin. 12 August 2022, 2:22 pm

We will soon be spoilt for choice with NZ-based public cloud providers. But it will pay to keep some of our data to ourselves.

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Apple’s plan to make passwords obsolete

Peter Griffin. 04 August 2022, 10:39 am

Apple wants to change the way people log into apps and websites forever with its Passkeys feature set to roll out in a few months' time and do away with cumbersome passwords forever.

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Ukraine’s tech workers soldier on

Peter Griffin. 02 August 2022, 10:35 am

Five months after Russia's invasion, Ukraine's IT sector is still operational and earning export revenue to help fund the war effort.

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Spark goes rural to trial millimetre wave 5G technology

Peter Griffin. 21 July 2022, 7:29 am

Spark has partnered with rural services provider Wrightson PPG to trial 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) technology which it hopes can boost connectivity in the regions.

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Why are telcos selling off their mobile towers?

Peter Griffin. 19 July 2022, 9:35 am

Vodafone and Spark have sold their networks of mobile towers delivering billions in cash to the companies and mirroring a trend in telecoms infrastructure happening around the world.

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NZ has the upper hand in trans-Tasman broadband comparisons

Peter Griffin. 14 July 2022, 12:35 pm

The latest trans-Tasman comparison of broadband performance shows the Kiwis ahead, particularly when it comes to high-speed connections used by businesses.

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Another undersea cable to link us to the world

Peter Griffin. 07 July 2022, 1:03 pm

Southern Cross Cables has launched the SX NEXT fibre cable spanning 15,840km and linking Sydney to Los Angeles via Auckland, Fiji, Tokelau and Kiribati.

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