Handley receives payout after CTO job bungle
IT entrepreneur confirms he accepted offer to become NZ’s first CTO - only to have Government rip up the contract.
Gluckman: Emissions-reducing innovation
New Zealand needs to consider its moratorium on genetic modification techniques to access the most promising innovations that would reduce agricultural emissions, says Peter Gluckman in his final report as the Prime Minister’s chief science advisor.
Is digital technology hurting our kids?
Richard MacManus is wary of alarmist talk digital devices are completely ‘rewiring’ childrens’ brains.
A cow-whispering fitbit
Richard MacManus dives into our thriving agri-tech sector to find a cow-whispering fitbit backed by Rocketlab’s Peter Beck, Peter Thiel and Stephen Tindall.
What’s missing in the IRD’s crypto guidance
Richard MacManus looks behind the IRD’s guidance on crypto-currencies and finds trading profits can be taxed.
Women, girls, and the art of giving
The woman behind the country’s first women’s fund believes NZ needs to have a more focused gender lens on giving, she tells Suzanne McFadden.
Synlait prepares for $260m Pokeno factory
Pokeno could end up being dairy central, after Synlait announced it wants to build a $260m infant formula factory down the road from the Chinese-owned Yashily plant.
Google, Uber ramp up driverless car stoush
Uber and a Google-bred pioneer in self-driving cars are colliding in a courtroom showdown revolving around allegations of deceit, betrayal, and espionage.