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Paul Brislen. 08 December 2017, 5:27 pm

New minsters are setting up shop in Wellington. So what do they need to know? Also, InternetNZ's long and winding journey and... Brislen like you've never seen him before. Well, for 15 years anyway.

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Paul Brislen. 01 December 2017, 5:33 pm

In which Sky fires a broadside at the telco industry (and the consumer)... Apple drops the ball security wise... and New Zealand's retail arm: is it getting into the swing of things yet?

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Sky fires broadside in war on piracy

Paul Brislen. 29 November 2017, 11:49 am

Sky TV has asked local ISPs to block access to certain websites it claims are breaching copyright laws by offering customers access to content that Sky has the rights for.

Local telcos have been asked to block access and Sky has drawn up an application for a "site blocking injunction" which it will introduce to the High Court in Auckland.

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Be alert (your country needs lerts)

Paul Brislen. 27 November 2017, 7:29 am

Zombies beware - the Civil Defence Emergency Mobile Alert System has been tested and, a few niggles aside, will now give us all a head start should the worst happen.

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First IoT, now mesh networks (and who remembers Indranet?)

Paul Brislen. 22 November 2017, 7:12 am

Mesh networking is rearing its head again, this time as part of the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).

The idea, that devices in a single location can communicate with each other rather than h…

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Aussie telco to sell NZ assets

Paul Brislen. 24 October 2017, 7:47 am

Vocus is to sell its New Zealand assets and is appointing and advisor to oversee the move.

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Paul Brislen. 13 October 2017, 11:43 am

In which Domino's Pizza fails to fess up after a data breach ... why driverless cars are coming whether we're ready or not ... and the future, it's so close you can almost touch it.

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Programming Language Hacks

Don Hollander. 12 October 2017, 8:00 am

Universal Acceptance is the simple concept that all legitimate domain names and email addresses work across all applications, but a recent Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) study found that …

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Paul Brislen. 06 October 2017, 2:00 pm

How to find the people to build our brave new world.... Fuji Xerox faces an uphill struggle... And let's sleep on it: how woke is New Zealand (to the dangers of TXT messages)?

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Paul Brislen. 15 September 2017, 4:25 pm

Ten years on from the iPhone, what have we learned? Will telcos ever learn to love their customers? And what can we all learn from Equifax and the Internet of Toasters?

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Apple launches three phones and a new watch

Paul Brislen. 13 September 2017, 6:58 am

Welcome to our future - animated GIFs that are created based on users' facial expressions.

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