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Ultra-fast fibre hits one million connections

Peter Griffin. 06 August 2020, 12:05 pm

Ultra-fast broadband now reaches one million homes and businesses and stood up well to record use during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Does Apple treat every developer the same?

Peter Griffin. 04 August 2020, 10:06 am

Developers are crying foul over Tim Cook's antitrust testimony that it treats all developers of apps in its App Store equally as Apple faces the most heat of the four Big Tech CEOs.

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Congress holds the blow torch to Big Tech

Peter Griffin. 30 July 2020, 11:14 am

US tech leaders are grilled over their alleged anti-competitive behaviour by US politicians dismayed at the power of Big Tech.

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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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Oof - out of the office isn't what it used to be

Paul Brislen. 20 July 2020, 5:00 am

In which our plucky editor goes offline for a week, or tries to.

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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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How fast can fast-charging get?

Peter Griffin. 16 July 2020, 11:00 am

As fast-charging technology advances, we face the prospect of soon being able to charge a flat smartphone battery in 15 - 20 minutes.

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A smarter border - new solutions to an odd problem

Paul Brislen. 15 July 2020, 5:00 am

Two weeks in a modest hotel sounds like heaven to many, but for some it's a step too far and they feel obliged to have it away on their toes. Should we issue the entire population with ID cards as a r…

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Your health tech innovations wanted!

Peter Griffin. 14 July 2020, 10:30 am

an opportunity exists to allow promising new health tech innovations to fly, with ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, and Ryman Healthcare offering a prize package worth over $340,000 as part of its HealthTech S…

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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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Apple ditches Intel for its own silicon

Peter Griffin. 23 June 2020, 10:22 am

Apple hopes to bring to its iconic Mac computer line-up the performance improvements it has achieved with the iPhone and iPad in a move away from Intel to its own Apple Silicon chips.

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