NZ should take a moral stance on e-commerce
The latest battle for the internet’s soul, or at least its commercial heart, is over global rules for digital trade.
Huawei wants to tear down the 5G wall
Huawei isn’t giving up on building Spark’s 5G network, but the decision to block the Chinese telco is a geo-political one and unlikely to change any time soon, writes Richard MacManus in his weekly technology column.
Disrupting the bankers
Nikki Mandow takes a look at the top 10 changes to expect in the banking industry in 2019-2020.
Eavesdropping bug stains Apple brand
Apple has disabled a group-chat function in FaceTime after users said a software bug could let callers activate another person’s microphone remotely.
Huawei row overshadows trade talks
US criminal charges against Chinese electronics giant Huawei have sparked a fresh round of trans-Pacific recriminations, with Beijing demanding DC back off what it called an “unreasonable crackdown” on the company.
A stake through the heart of neoliberalism
The two richest people in NZ added $1.1 billion to their fortunes in 2017-2018, while the wealth of the poorest half of the country decreased overall by $1.3 billion, according to a new Oxfam report.
Will big data make everyone healthier?
NZ’s first-ever AI health conference explored a future where algorithms can predict your health issues.
Who stole the crypto from the crypto jar?
Millions of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrencies stolen from a Christchurch exchange are visible but seemingly inaccessible.