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Mobile market competition issues ComCom should watch

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 01:35 PM
There are areas where New Zealand's mobile market competition does not work as well as it might. Here are three for the Commerce Commission to consider. Read more...

Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 01:28 PM
New Zealand is getting a chief technology officer. There's a lot to do, but the job is as much about setting the tone, making sure policymakers are informed and giving technology a seat at the top table. Read more...

Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 01:17 PM
Facebook will drop traditional news stories from the News Feed. Mark Zuckerberg says the goal is to clean up the social network making it a force for good . The move is overdue. Read more...

Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 01:12 PM
You don't need to spend the thick end of NZ$2000 to get a decent phone. The NZ$500 Huawei Nova 2i gives you three-quarters of a modern high-end phone for a quarter of the price. Read more...

New Zealand hits peak broadband data

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 01:09 PM
Chorus’ network hit its 2017 peak at 9.25pm on December 10. The broadband network was delivering 1.328 Terabits per second. The numbers are rising fast. Read more...

Campbell on the inquiry into the abuse of children in care

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 11:40 AM
A pparently, PM Jacinda Ardern has chosen to exclude faith-based institutions from the government’s promised inquiry into the abuse of children in state care. Any role for religious institutions – eg the Catholic Church – would be only to observe ... Read more...

Gordon Campbell on Oprah as a presidential hopeful

Published: Tue 16 Jan 2018 01:19 PM
O prah for President…That was one of those summer silly season stories, right ? Maybe not. On the morning after the Golden Globes Awards ceremony where she delivered That Speech (“ I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is ... Read more...

Fuming in the White House: The Bannon-Trump Implosion

Published: Fri 12 Jan 2018 12:04 PM
Michael Wolff is laughing, if not gloating, all his way to the bank. Money bags are singing; bank accounts are being filled. Doubts about the free publicity his work on the Trump White House would receive would have abated with the tweeting complex ... Read more...

Gordon Campbell on the latest US threats to bomb North Korea

Published: Thu 11 Jan 2018 08:44 PM
J ust before Christmas, the US political scientist and government consultant Edward Luttwak published an article in Foreign Policy magazine called “Its Time To Bomb North Korea.” Read more...

Auckland Transport ridesharing app trial a positive step

Published: Thu 11 Jan 2018 02:55 PM
Auckland Transport is seeking proposals for a ride-sharing system to help address Auckland's transport woes. The public transport agency is scoping a trial platform to support an on-demand ride-sharing service, including apps for both the driver ... Read more...
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