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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.
2degrees bringing forward Starlink Business launch as interest in satellite surges
2Degrees is launching its Starlink Business satellite broadband offering early with interest in satellite skyrocketing as a result of the communications outages suffered during last week's flood disaster.
Tech salaries up 15 - 20%, cybersecurity, data, cloud skills in hot demand
With a major pipeline of tech projects and net migration still in negative territory, demand for tech and digital salaries remains strong, according to data from global recruitment company, Talent.
First deep-dive report on Māori-owned tech firms shows a world of potential
The first deep-dive examination of Māori-owned and operated tech companies reveals a thriving ecosystem of small and mid-sized businesses that will need a larger talent pipeline to grow.
ChatGPT: AI can produce academic papers good enough for journals – just as some ban it
Some of the world's biggest academic journal publishers have banned or curbed their authors from using the advanced chatbot, ChatGPT.
Big Tech is firing employees by the thousands. Why? And how worried should we be?
Tech companies are always in the news, usually touting the next big thing. Instead, Big Tech layoffs are now in the headlines.
Microsoft’s bid to build ChatGPT into its produce line-up
There's a good reason Google boss Sundar Pichai issued a "code red" to his AI engineers before Christmas - the ChatGPT revolution poses a threat to Google's vast search engine empire.
Griffin on Tech: Eureka! Let’s make 2023 a year of progress
We have the technology and tools to tackle the issues facing society. What we need in 2022 is a collective will - and a laser focus on implementation.
Seniors are more tech-savvy than you might think
Those aged over 50 increased their use of technology through the pandemic, a factor that has boosted their confidence in the digital world. But significant barriers remain - survey.
Govt to probe the potential of precision health
The government wants to explore what precision health can do for the reformed health sector.
Mastodon: 10 things to know about the popular Twitter alternative
The self-destructive crisis that Twitter has embarked on since Elon Musk took control of the company at the end of October has caused a flight of users who are looking for new digital homes.