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Don’t mention the metaverse - Apple finally debuts its mixed reality headset
Apple has debuted its long-anticipated mixed reality headset, the Apple Vision Pro, with the aim of creating a "fully three-dimensional user interface" but with an eye-watering price tag.
Griffin on Tech: Let’s take Sam Altman at his work and regulate AI
The AI Act has the potential to offer a template for countries including New Zealand to begin legislating. The sooner we get moving on that the better.
It’s being called Russia’s most sophisticated cyber espionage tool. What is Snake, and why is it so dangerous?
Snake, the Russian cyber espionage tool, is a simple concept, cloaked in masterful technical design.
Microsoft’s Vasu Jakkal: AI will transform cybersecurity - and tackle the cyber skills shortage
Cybersecurity is getting the generative AI treatment, with Microsoft's new Security Copilot service incorporating the same artificial intelligence technology that has taken the world by storm.
Griffin on Tech: Cybercrime treaties must not become tools of oppression
International treaties targeting cybercrime are in danger of overreach by including provisions allowing member states to target content-related crimes, such as hate speech.
Why was TikTok banned on government devices? An expert on why the security concerns make sense
Australia has joined a raft of other countries in banning the popular video sharing app TikTok from government devices, as several outlets have today reported.
Goodbye mobile blackspots? One, 2degrees gear up for satellite to mobile service
If you want to make a call or text message in the most remote and rugged parts of New Zealand you'll generally be out of luck, unless you have a satellite phone.
Is this our most well-funded tech start-up?
So much for venture capital drying up as chill economic winds blow. Agritech start-up Halter has just raised $85 million in a series-C capital raising round.
Griffin on Tech: Yet another eye-watering mega merger IT bill comes in
The bill to merge the IT systems of the country's 16 polytechnics, which now operate as one education super-entity, Te Pūkenga, has been totted up - $285.9 million over four years.
How not to build a national broadband network
Australia's National Broadband Network is in trouble, shedding 500 staff to cut costs and with declining subscriber numbers as telcos tout 5G wireless broadband services.
China’s experience with mobile payments highlights the pros and cons of a cashless society
Research on China’s experience with mobile payments suggests that people who pay with mobile devices are happier than those who do not.