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Public tech holding up to Covid-19 crush

Peter Griffin. 17 April 2020, 2:23 pm

Our government IT systems have held up reasonably well under overwhelming demand due to Covid-19 as tech vendors rallied to help their public sector clients boost capacity and launch new government se…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 17 April 2020, 2:11 pm

In this week's update from TechBlog editor Paul Brislen:

What's black and white and red all over? Not so fast newspapermen - you might not be for much longer. And what to do about hobby horses? (li…

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Lockdown Q&A: William Chomley, IMAGR

Peter Griffin. 15 April 2020, 8:41 am

IMAGR CEO William Chomley has based himself in Japan during lockdown and is running teams across Asia Pacific as work continues on the start-up's AI-powered shopping cart products.

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5G conspiracy may be the work of a government: researcher

Paul Brislen. 15 April 2020, 7:59 am

The conspiracy theorists are out in force but one researcher believes there may be coordination in their madness.

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Lockdown Q&A: Andrew Bowater, Huawei

Peter Griffin. 09 April 2020, 8:43 am

What is it like running the New Zealand arm of a multinational while in lockdown?

Today's Lockdown Q&A is with Andrew Bowater who has been learning tips from his Chinese colleagues who are emerging…

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Lockdown Q&A: Dave Cameron, LearnCoach

Peter Griffin. 06 April 2020, 10:30 pm

Here at ITP Tech Blog we are asking people in the tech sector about how they are approaching business during the lockdown and the technology they are using to stay productive while working remotely.

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Did 5G cause COVID-19?

Paul Brislen. 06 April 2020, 7:55 am

It's the question of the day: did the roll out of 5G cause the virus that has us all trapped in our homes? Is the virus simply a cover story to hide the truth - that 5G radiation is being weaponised? …

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 03 April 2020, 3:00 pm

This week's update from TechBlog editor Paul Brislen:

The geek shall inherit the Earth... well, we will if we don't muck about (and if "Earth" is shorthand for "economy").

And video conferencing…

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Lockdown Q&A: Leighton Roberts, Sharesies

Peter Griffin. 02 April 2020, 8:08 am

Here at ITP Tech Blog we are asking people in the tech sector about how they are approaching business during the lockdown and the technology they are using to stay productive while working remotely.

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What next for the telcos?

Paul Brislen. 30 March 2020, 9:53 am

New Zealand is well placed to weather the storm that is COVID-19 because our telecommunications infrastructure is world class. But this is only the beginning of what could be a long-term shift in our …

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Level 4 is here - tech experts weigh in

Peter Griffin. 26 March 2020, 7:59 am

So we are now at Level-4, the vast majority of us are camped out in our makeshift home offices testing the limits of our broadband connections - and the family's patience.

What could possibly go wr…

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The luckier country

Paul Brislen. 25 March 2020, 10:28 am

The new norm will see massive numbers of staff working remotely for the first time since the introduction of the Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) network, so how are we doing?

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Telcos ready for impact of Covid-19

Sarah Putt. 17 March 2020, 4:53 pm

New Zealand's telecommunications infrastructure will be able to cope with the expected surge in demand as more people work from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. That's according to industry associat…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 13 March 2020, 1:48 pm

Here's this week's update from TechBlog editor Paul Brislen.

This week: Disasters are good for making movies out of, getting the adrenaline going and of course updating those pesky business continu…

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Fibre up, copper down

Sarah Putt. 12 March 2020, 4:10 pm

The headline stat in the Commerce Commission's annual stocktake of the telco industry is that this is the first time fibre connections have outnumbered copper connections. There were 880,000 homes and…

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Draft guidance released on Commission’s approach to unbundled fibre

Techblog staff. 04 March 2020, 9:04 am

The Commerce Commission has released draft guidance to help the telecommunications industry understand its approach to monitoring and enforcing obligations on Chorus and the other local fibre companie…

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Cost of NZ domain names to go up 20%

TechBlog staff. 28 February 2020, 2:34 pm

InternetNZ today announced that .nz wholesale domain fees will increase 20% from June this year, likely netting the group an extra $2 million per year.

Chief executive Jordan Carter says the change…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 28 February 2020, 1:00 pm

Here's this week's Brislen on Tech, from TechBlog editor Paul Brislen.

This week: it's not cricket, knocking a cobber when they're down, but when it comes to NBN we're quids in.

And security is …

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 21 February 2020, 4:00 pm

Here's this week's update from TechBlog editor Paul Brislen.

This week: Kiwisaver provider Generate had its database raided. What happened next will shock you. Covid 19 is creating headaches for th…

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Govt plans legislation following Christchurch Call

Sarah Putt. 13 February 2020, 6:00 am

The Government intends to toughen laws to counter the spread of violent extremist content online. Cabinet papers, proactively released, outline proposals which include takedown notices and provisions …

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