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Griffin on Tech: A Pacific neighbour’s internet clampdown
Indonesia wants to control what its citizens see on the internet in a move that seems to be at odds with its aspirations to become a major tech hub.
Apple’s plan to make passwords obsolete
Apple wants to change the way people log into apps and websites forever with its Passkeys feature set to roll out in a few months' time and do away with cumbersome passwords forever.
Ukraine’s tech workers soldier on
Five months after Russia's invasion, Ukraine's IT sector is still operational and earning export revenue to help fund the war effort.
Griffin on Tech: We have a problem with digital trust
If we want to make the most of a society and economy that is increasingly digital, we need to get to grips with how we manage identity in the digital world.
A ‘tidal wave’ of disruption is on the way - CSIRO
Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has published its once-in-a-decade report on the future and it's a picture of massive change, with tech playing a central role.
Tech industry lobbies to dump the leap second
Tech companies want to do away with the 'leap second' used to keep our clocks accurate but which can play havoc with computers.
Griffin on Tech: A software sector stalwart steps back
Opinionated, flawed, passionate, pragmatic and a true software innovator, McCrae leaves a great legacy for Orion and the New Zealand tech sector.
Spark goes rural to trial millimetre wave 5G technology
Spark has partnered with rural services provider Wrightson PPG to trial 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) technology which it hopes can boost connectivity in the regions.
Griffin on Tech: The lesson from Uber’s cut-throat gameplan
We need to enable innovators to move quickly without accepting the social and economic carnage that can result from unfettered innovation.
NZ has the upper hand in trans-Tasman broadband comparisons
The latest trans-Tasman comparison of broadband performance shows the Kiwis ahead, particularly when it comes to high-speed connections used by businesses.
The immigration rebalance and what it means for tech workers and employers
Relief is on the horizon for tech firms hit by a talent shortage that is yet to let up despite our borders reopening.