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100 day vision includes CTO for the nation

Paul Brislen. 15 November 2017, 6:56 am

Newly minted Minister for Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media and Government Digital Services and the Associate Minister of State Services (Open Government), Clare Curran, is preparing the …

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Health needs re-engineering from the top down (or bottom up?)

Ernie Newman. 13 November 2017, 11:59 am

Health IT is often seen as an area of tech that has underperformed versus potential. Health IT consultant Ernie Newman takes a look at the health sector, what went wrong, and what could be done to sor…

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Keep up with technology or be left behind

Techblog staff. 13 November 2017, 7:13 am

New Zealand will not only be small and distant from the rest of the world, but also years behind if regulations do not keep up with technological change.

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Calls for Papers for IFIP conference

Paul Brislen. 06 November 2017, 6:47 am

The International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) has issued calls for papers for two conferences to be held in September next year.

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No. Holes barred.

Paul Brislen. 02 November 2017, 8:22 am

PowerbyProxi is one of those companies that has been destined for greatness for a long time and somehow managed to avoid it. Now, Apple has bought it which is great news for the company and for wirele…

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OMGTech! wants you

Viv Chandra. 31 October 2017, 1:15 pm

OMGTech is looking for a few good folk to come along and support its programme of getting kids involved in the ICT sector. Are you up to the challenge?

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NetHui 2017 kicks off next week

Paul Brislen. 30 October 2017, 7:11 am

InternetNZ's NetHui is on and, after a year spent touring the regions, it's back in Auckland, at Aotea Square.

This year's theme is "Trust and Freedom" and InternetNZ has lined up some major speake…

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Celebrate 2017: sector-wide tech get-togethers in AKL, WLG and CHCH

ITP Team. 25 October 2017, 4:27 pm

It's that time again - let's celebrate 2017!

IT Professionals NZ has partnered with the AI Forum NZ, BlockChain Association, Canterbury Tech, EdTechNZ, FinTechNZ, NZGDA, HINZ, InternetNZ, NZHiT, NZ…

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Apple buys PowerbyProxi

Paul Brislen. 25 October 2017, 9:02 am

The Auckland-based wireless charging company spun out of a university research project now the latest jewel in Apple's crown.

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Aussie telco to sell NZ assets

Paul Brislen. 24 October 2017, 7:47 am

Vocus is to sell its New Zealand assets and is appointing and advisor to oversee the move.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 20 October 2017, 4:45 pm

Ten beeeeellion dollars no less.... Also, I do not like that hack on KRACK I do not like it there or back. And finally, are we nearly there yet?

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The $10 billion industry

Paul Brislen. 19 October 2017, 5:00 am

ICT has become the $10 billion industry in this year's TIN200 report into the sector.

For the first time, the top 200 technology-related companies have crossed the $10 billion a year revenue barrie…

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IFIP thought leader presents to United Nations

Techblog staff. 18 October 2017, 10:00 am

Last week, IFIP IP3 board director Stephen Ibaraki presented to the United Nations on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies will dramatically change the world in which we …

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Don't panic: we're not all on KRACK

Paul Brislen. 18 October 2017, 7:20 am

The discovery of the KRACK security flaw in the world's most widely used wireless security protocol (WPA2) has resulted in an enormous amount of media coverage but security consultants have all said t…

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Building the female talent pipeline in the Tech Industry

Jayne Chater. 16 October 2017, 5:00 am

Recently the Chief Executive of Spark publicly quoted that he was going to tackle gender quality in the organisation he ran. Why? simply because it makes great business sense, it impacts the bottom li…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 13 October 2017, 11:43 am

In which Domino's Pizza fails to fess up after a data breach ... why driverless cars are coming whether we're ready or not ... and the future, it's so close you can almost touch it.

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Programming Language Hacks

Don Hollander. 12 October 2017, 8:00 am

Universal Acceptance is the simple concept that all legitimate domain names and email addresses work across all applications, but a recent Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) study found that …

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Another reason to never read the comments

Paul Brislen. 09 October 2017, 7:55 am

Online comment provider Disqus has become the latest to announce multi-million user account hack.

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Is Education still the Great Equaliser?

Paul Matthews. 06 October 2017, 4:19 pm

There's been a lot of discussion over the last couple of weeks about degrees, and whether those looking to get into the IT industry should still consider a tertiary qualification as a good pathway to …

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 06 October 2017, 2:00 pm

How to find the people to build our brave new world.... Fuji Xerox faces an uphill struggle... And let's sleep on it: how woke is New Zealand (to the dangers of TXT messages)?

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