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Griffin on Tech: A Pacific neighbour’s internet clampdown

Peter Griffin. 05 August 2022, 12:21 pm

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.

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Apple’s plan to make passwords obsolete

Peter Griffin. 04 August 2022, 10:39 am

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.

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Ukraine’s tech workers soldier on

Peter Griffin. 02 August 2022, 10:35 am

Five months after Russia's invasion, Ukraine's IT sector is still operational and earning export revenue to help fund the war effort.

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Griffin on Tech: We have a problem with digital trust

Peter Griffin. 29 July 2022, 12:43 pm

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.

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A ‘tidal wave’ of disruption is on the way - CSIRO

Peter Griffin. 28 July 2022, 12:31 pm

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.

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Tech industry lobbies to dump the leap second

Peter Griffin. 26 July 2022, 12:06 pm

Tech companies want to do away with the 'leap second' used to keep our clocks accurate but which can play havoc with computers.

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Griffin on Tech: A software sector stalwart steps back

Peter Griffin. 22 July 2022, 1:16 pm

Opinionated, flawed, passionate, pragmatic and a true software innovator, McCrae leaves a great legacy for Orion and the New Zealand tech sector.

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Spark goes rural to trial millimetre wave 5G technology

Peter Griffin. 21 July 2022, 7:29 am

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.

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Griffin on Tech: The lesson from Uber’s cut-throat gameplan

Peter Griffin. 15 July 2022, 12:30 pm

We need to enable innovators to move quickly without accepting the social and economic carnage that can result from unfettered innovation.

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NZ has the upper hand in trans-Tasman broadband comparisons

Peter Griffin. 14 July 2022, 12:35 pm

The latest trans-Tasman comparison of broadband performance shows the Kiwis ahead, particularly when it comes to high-speed connections used by businesses.

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The immigration rebalance and what it means for tech workers and employers

Peter Griffin. 12 July 2022, 3:54 pm

Relief is on the horizon for tech firms hit by a talent shortage that is yet to let up despite our borders reopening.

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