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Tech Media Panel - 28 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 28 August 2020, 12:38 pm

Here's this week's TechBlog Live update, featuring ITP CEO Paul Matthews and TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Huge DDOS attack on financial institutions worldwide, including Ne…

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Tech Media Panel - 21 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 21 August 2020, 3:26 pm

Here's this week's TechBlog Live update, featuring ITP CEO Paul Matthews and TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Google vs Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) - …

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New tech charity to boost diversity and inclusion

Peter Griffin. 20 August 2020, 9:45 am

 A group of New Zealand's tech leaders have launched a charitable foundation to boost diversity in the tech sector and have an ambitious goal in mind - to raise $25 million by 2025.

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Tech Media Panel - 14 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 14 August 2020, 2:35 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: a discussion on Covid tracking app options, CovidCards and more.

Plus Digital NCEA exams are…

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Tech Media Panel - 7 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 07 August 2020, 9:10 am

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: GCSB's role in today's digital world; Will NZ ban TikTok? Apple fallout from Congress hearings -…

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Tech Media Panel - 31 July 2020

TechBlog Team. 31 July 2020, 11:55 am

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Big Tech faces up to US Congress, a new Government Algorithm Charter to improve AI ethics in Gov…

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Tech Week: How Big Blue went remote overnight

Peter Griffin. 28 July 2020, 9:56 am

IBM reflects on what was involved in serving its customers during the lockdown and the road ahead for businesses recovering from the pandemic and preparing for the next shock.

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Brislen on Tech: silent Cybersecurity war heats up

Paul Brislen. 24 July 2020, 2:27 pm

Australia is going to spend a billion dollars beefing up its cybersecurity regime and hiring an additional 500 cyber-spies to help take the fight to its enemies.

What does that mean for cybersecur…

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Tech Media Panel - 24 July 2020

TechBlog Team. 24 July 2020, 2:22 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring Computerworld and CIO's Sarah Putt, plus TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Statistics NZ launched Covid-19 open data portal; big o…

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Griffin on Tech: Time for a serious focus on growing our agri-tech industry

Peter Griffin. 17 July 2020, 4:10 pm

Paul Brislen is away this week, so we present to you: Griffin on Tech!

Our agri-tech sector could be our fastest growing and most lucrative area of tech - but we have work to do to get the sector f…

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Tech Media Panel - 10 July 2020

TechBlog Team. 10 July 2020, 3:22 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring Computerworld and CIO's Sarah Putt, plus TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

Topics covered include Tiwai Point - what it means for tech. Plus …

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Kiwi creation 'R' gets a Covid-fueled boost

Peter Griffin. 09 July 2020, 9:29 am

A statistical programming language developed by University of Auckland researchers and used all over the world is growing in popularity as data science is harnessed in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine.

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COVID's impact on NZ's tech community

Trent Mankelow. 01 July 2020, 8:08 am

A guest post from Summer of Tech's Trent Mankelow: what are the prospects for interns following COVID-19?

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Aussie goes on the cyber offensive

Peter Griffin. 30 June 2020, 10:47 am

Australia will hire 500 additional spies and beef up its offensive cyber capabilities as it responds to a spate of cyber attacks on government departments and some of its biggest companies.

Who is …

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Yes the robots are coming, but we’re not going to be ready

Paul Matthews. 24 June 2020, 4:39 pm

The robots are coming for our jobs. Or rather, they are changing the future of work, along with AI and other technology changes. Our education system needs a strong focus on technology and related are…

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Why do we hire so few interns in New Zealand?

Trent Mankelow. 19 June 2020, 5:00 am

If we are to encourage the next generation of students into ICT then we need more intern places to show them the ropes. Go on, you know you want to.

A guest post from Summer of Tech CEO, Trent Mank…

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Google gears up for the election

Peter Griffin. 11 June 2020, 9:01 am

Google gets ready for the election season, extending its political ad transparency tools to New Zealand and offering security training to political groups to avoid phishing attacks.

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Horizons 2020 tech report signposts the future of tech education

Techblog staff. 10 June 2020, 8:11 am

SIGNAL ICT Graduate School has launched its research report "Horizons 2020, Trends in Technology Education" and is challenging business, government and academia to work together to create the technolo…

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Why are cybersecurity investments failing?

Peter Griffin. 09 June 2020, 10:44 am

Look to the "leaders" when it comes to cybersecurity, says Accenture, as Aussie companies report they are fighting a losing battle on the cybersecurity front.

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Going digital: A tale of two Budgets

Peter Griffin. 03 June 2020, 10:47 pm

Singapore and New Zealand, two small advanced economies often mentioned in the same breath. One sees Covid-19 as a major opportunity to accelerate digital transformation, the other, not so much. Which…

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