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Australian covidsafe contact tracing app

Australia’s Covid-19 app gains traction

April 30, 2020 | Jonathan Cotton
Health authorities say they are expecting about half the population to download the new app… read more...
Otter_Zoom collaboration

Zoom makes a splash with Otter transcription

April 29, 2020 | Heather Wright
Forget Disney backgrounds, here’s a Zoom feature we can really appreciate… read more...
Contact tracing app

Let’s talk about contact tracing

April 28, 2020 | Newsdesk
InternetNZ online event serves up food for thought on the use of technology for contact tracing… read more...
Anzac Day virtual poppies

As Anzac Day goes virtual, the spirit remains

April 24, 2020 | Heather Wright
Virtual poppies, online donations and driveways at dawn, lest we forget… read more...
Non-covid tech news

The weekly (non-Covid) wrap

April 24, 2020 | Heather Wright
Slack gets local, too much O365, NEC helps ID lost differs and AWS helps save Devils… read more...
Mary Meeker

Mary Meeker turns focus on post-Covid business world

April 23, 2020 | Heather Wright
The rise of tech, DX and the on-demand economy… read more...
Ecommerce vs brick mortar stores

E-com up but headline figures don’t tell the full story

April 23, 2020 | Heather Wright
A/NZ e-commerce sales climb but confusion costs Kiwis… read more...
Josh Frydenberg_Mandatory code_Google news

Australia joins France in platform content crackdown

April 22, 2020 | Heather Wright
Mandatory code to make Google and Facebook pay for content… read more...
Covid19_busters

A tale of two countries’ contact tracing paths

April 21, 2020 | Heather Wright
Privacy, surveillance creep to the fore in vexatious issue of Australia’s contact tracing apps, while NZ avoids straight answer… read more...

The figures behind ‘an extraordinary time in internet history’

April 16, 2020 | Heather Wright
Global internet traffic up 30 percent, A/NZ business hour traffic soars 70 percent + – but we’re not about to break the internet… read more...
Retail trends down during Covid19

A/NZ retail trends down as lockdown impacts

April 16, 2020 | Jonathan Cotton
The data reveals an economy in upheaval… read more...
Startup scene during Covid19

Can our startup scene survive Covid-19?

April 16, 2020 | Jonathan Cotton
While elements of the tech sector are in high demand, the startup community wonders where the next round of funding is coming from… read more...
Healthcare Chatbots_Covid19

Tech big guns get chatty with virtual agent support

April 14, 2020 | Heather Wright
Covid-19 accelerating chatbot technology… read more...
Covid contact tracing app urgently needed

Contact tracing apps vital for ending lockdown

April 9, 2020 | Heather Wright
NZ authorities under urgency to find right tech to fight Covid spread… read more...
Zoom_Eric Yuan

Zoom scrambles to recover security cred

April 8, 2020 | Jonathan Cotton
Zoom adds security enhancements to cap off its no good, very bad month… read more...
Thermal imaging_covid19 airport screening

Can thermal imaging help stop the spread of Covid-19?

April 8, 2020 | Jonathan Cotton
At the border and on the street, thermal detection offers a way to identify the sick – but it’s no magic wand… read more...
Google Coronavirus reports

Google taps location data for Covid lockdown maps

April 8, 2020 | Heather Wright
It’s got our data already, so why not use it for public good?… read more...
Digital world

The case for digital goes stratospheric

April 8, 2020 | Heather Wright
Don’t waste a ‘good’ crisis… read more...
Dr Watson_ IBM Covid assistant

IBM Watson serving up Covid info

April 6, 2020 | Heather Wright
Dr Watson on call to take strain off overloaded help lines… read more...

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