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Covid stimulus and digital push buoy tech sector…
ICT spending in New Zealand and Australia is expected to grow 2.1% despite the impact of ongoing lockdowns on both sides of the Tasman.
Expect to pay more for Office and Microsoft 365 next year
Microsoft may be more profitable than ever, but it is giving customers six months notice that Microsoft 365 and Office prices are going to rise.
Want to reduce cyber threats? Use a password manager - CERT
The Government's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) has updated its list of "critical controls" for cybersecurity and is urging us all to use a password manager.
EY inks major deal to push Microsoft products worldwide
Consulting firm and systems integrator EY is embarking on a major expansion of its relationship with Microsoft that will see150,000 of its employees trained in use of the Redmond giant's technologies.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: the Sky is the limit?
The Olympics are on, controversially, but unlike in previous years it's actually pretty easy to watch them online. What has happened to the Sky TV of old? Thankfully, something good.
Brislen on Tech: Microsoft rolls the dice
Microsoft has lifted the lid on its new OS - Windows 11 - and promises a brighter world by letting users run Android apps.
Will that be enough to stem the flow of users to non-Windows operating sy…
Join a tech trade delegation to London - virtually
The UK's Department for International Trade is inviting Kiwi tech companies to join a virtual delegation aimed at preparing them to expand into the UK market.
New grads offered $200k, but there's a catch
New grads can earn up to $200,000 a year in the IT sector but there's a catch - you have to live in Australia. What does this mean for the tech sector's recruitment here in New Zealand once vaccinatio…
Brislen on Tech: Outstanding in our field
Fieldays continues to grow in popularity but alongside the combine harvesters these days you'll find drones, electric bikes and data mining equipment that wouldn't be out of place in a CBD office.
Lessons from the RBNZ hack - update software and use it for its intended purpose
A report into the data breach at the Reserve Bank has revealed that the bank was using third-party file-sharing software as a data repository and collaboration tool, worsening the impact of the hack…
Waikato DHB: Week two
The Waikato DHB's ransomware attack is now stretching into its second week with no end in sight. What can we learn from this when building our new health system and what does it mean for other organis…