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Orion Health asks for probe into "scandalous" Covid IT spend

Peter Griffin. 06 May 2021, 12:25 pm

 Tech leader and Orion Health chief executive Ian McCrae has requested the Auditor General undertake an audit review of Ministry of Health IT decisions.

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Apple shores up support at home with US$430 billion investment plan

Peter Griffin. 27 April 2021, 9:59 am

Facing regulator scrutiny of its App Store policies and growing tech rivalry between the US and China, Apple is doubling down at home with plans to add 20,000 jobs across the US.

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It's official: the pandemic led to booming PC sales, but shortages took the shine off

Peter Griffin. 23 March 2021, 9:13 am

PC shipments jumped 12.3% last year as Covid-19 lockdowns sparked a flurry of device buying.

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Brislen on Tech: show me the money

Paul Brislen. 19 March 2021, 9:14 am

What role should New Zealand play on the world stage?

With boats, butter and rugby balls we bat pretty well, but what about tech? Are we a world player or should we forget that dream and just buy …

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Brislen on Tech: Shop til you drop

Paul Brislen. 12 February 2021, 11:00 am

If COVID has taught us anything it's that online shopping is the way of the future. But the retail experience is really important to many shoppers and seems unlikely to go away.

So what does shopp…

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Microsoft secures BNZ as second Azure region customer

Peter Griffin. 11 February 2021, 9:41 am

Microsoft has another anchor tenant lined up for the new data centre region it will open here, with BNZ moving in as part of a major cloud migration push at the bank.

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More trouble for Google from Australian regulators

Paul Brislen. 10 February 2021, 8:44 am

Australia's competition watchdog has released an interim report into the digital advertising market in Australia that suggests Google has near-monopoly power and the industry as a whole needs more tra…

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Brislen on Tech: the rise and rise of Amazon and Jeff Bezos

Paul Brislen. 05 February 2021, 3:14 pm

Jeff Bezos is the first person to break the US$200 billion barrier and become the world's richest man. He might only be in number two spot today but he still has more money than most countries.

As …

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Bumper quarter for PC sales

Paul Brislen. 27 January 2021, 8:03 am

Reversing a trend that has been accelerating for many years, sales of PCs (you know, "computers") increased in the third quarter of 2020. COVID lock downs may be partly to blame.

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Honor looks to go global in life after Huawei

Peter Griffin. 25 January 2021, 10:11 pm

Chinese phone maker Honor debuts its first phone since splitting off from blacklisted parent Huawei. Will its newfound freedom see it target international markets like New Zealand?

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NZTech to Govt: We need more joined-up decision making on tech

Peter Griffin. 02 December 2020, 10:45 pm

NZTech has released its briefing to the incoming minister, which amounts to a wish list of actions to accelerate growth in the digital economy.

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