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Each episode, Paul Spain and guests discuss what's happening in the world of technology, gadgets and telecommunications around the world and in New Zealand.

Each episode, Paul Spain and guests discuss what's happening in the world of technology, gadgets and telecommunications around the world and in New Zealand.

Location:

Auckland, New Zealand

Description:

Each episode, Paul Spain and guests discuss what's happening in the world of technology, gadgets and telecommunications around the world and in New Zealand.

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 90436 Victoria Street West Auckland 1142 New Zealand +64-9-377-8947


Episodes

2021 Tech Challenges and Opportunities: Bitcoin, Social Media regulation, Reserve Bank vs Cyber Security

1/11/2021
Peter Griffin joins Paul Spain to delve into the mainstreaming of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies, Cyber Security from the Reserve Bank, Trump and the regulation of Social Media + more. Watch live or listen later to NZ Tech Podcast via your favourite podcast app or at www.nztechpodcast.com NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone...

Duration:00:56:54

The key New Zealand Tech stories kicking off 2021

1/6/2021
This episode we delve into Kogan’s NZ acquisition and recent dramas, Sky’s foray into Internet services, the New Year’s honours, autonomous tech and much more. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:45:41

The Transformation of Umbrellar / Freeparking

12/14/2020
Delving into the business transformation story of NZ company Umbrellar - from a domain name and hosting provider (including Freeparking, Webdrive and other brands) to a dramatically different business. In this NZ Tech Podcast episode, host Paul Spain talks with Michael Foley (Executive Chairman, Umbrellar) and Dave Howden (General Manager & Head of Cloud, Umbrellar) NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by...

Duration:01:00:45

Technology Investment in New Zealand

12/8/2020
The TIN200 Report, Punakaiki Fund, Sharesies and Hatch all feature in this discussion about technology investment in New Zealand in 2020 – and it’s importance in NZ’s future as an alternative to other investments such as property. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:42:49

NZ Broadband Progress – UFB, 4G/5G, Marae Digital Connectivity

11/30/2020
On this episode we discuss New Zealand broadband development progress, Huawei’s move into audio with noise cancelling headphones, a new Android Auto and CarPlay option, Kea Aerospace, Avast Secure browser and is AWS (Amazon Web Services) too dominant?

Duration:00:40:50

The Next Normal

11/19/2020
Paul Spain and Eugene Afanasy (Huawei) discuss changes to work, life, travel and much more – both now and in the years ahead and think about what the Next Normal could look like. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:49:47

Growing Globally During COVID with Education Disruptor, Joy Business Academy

11/10/2020
Paul Spain talks with James Coddington of Joy Business Academy (international education disruptor) about revenue falling off a cliff with the onset of COVID and how his tech startup has recovered and now thrives in a global market. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:51:00

China vs U.S. tech, NZ’s broadband lead and PS5 vs Xbox

11/4/2020
Paul Spain and Bill Bennett discuss the tech news of the week including talking about Hyperfibre, Apple, Microsoft, Huawei and more. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:51:00

Talking Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G with Vodafone’s James Moore

11/3/2020
In this episode of NZ Tech Podcast, Vodafone’s James Moore joins Paul Spain to discuss the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:30:52

Google Antitrust, Chinese Uber competitor arrives + Death of a Disruptor?

10/27/2020
Sarah Putt and Paul Spain discuss the Google Antitrust case, DiDi the Chinese Uber competitor arrives, Quibi - the Death of a Disruptor, iPhone 12 hands on and more. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:59:24

Mobile focus: Surface Duo in NZ + iPhone 12, Oppo Reno4 5G, NASA & Bell Labs 4G for the Moon

10/21/2020
This week focuses heavily on mobile - including Surface Duo in NZ + iPhone 12, Oppo Reno2 5G, NASA & Bell Labs 4G for the Moon. Plus an update on Tesla's refresh, Stretchsense and Influencer guidance from Advertising Standards Authority with Paul Spain and guest Henry Burrell (BusinessDesk). NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone...

Duration:00:58:38

Hacking Apple, Dogs using Virtual Reality, NZ Government vs Encryption

10/13/2020
A discussion of the tech news of the week with Paul Spain and Denis O’Shea (Mobile Mentor) - Hacking Apple, Dogs using Virtual Reality, NZ Government vs Encryption, IBM reimagined, Microsoft hybrid work and more. Plus a look at international NZ firm Mobile Mentor. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark...

Duration:00:51:01

Could Kiwis who pay off cyber ransoms land in jail? (Plus: Instagram is 10, Naughty IT guy jailed, Windows XP shame + more)

10/6/2020
Highlights on this episode with Sarah Putt and Paul Spain: NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:39:00

NZ Election 2020: Tech Focus

10/6/2020
Election 2020 is upon us and it's time to vote. Sarah Putt joins Paul Spain to discuss the role of technology and innovation in New Zealand's future and what is being said about technology by our political parties. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:33:19

LevelTwo and Icehouse Ventures join forces

9/29/2020
LevelTwo say they are New Zealand’s only commercial laboratory and workshop facility growing deep technology startups. Today we discuss LevelTwo past, present and future – and how we should be planning NZ’s future with Chief Executive, Imche Fourie. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla...

Duration:00:27:22

Kiwisaver Tech Investing, Tesla Battery Day, Hands on GoPro Hero 9 and Samsung Tab S7+

9/23/2020
Kiwisaver Tech Investing with Movac and Kiwiwealth, Tesla Battery Day news incl sub NZ$50k autonomous electric car, Apple software/Watch/iPad refreshes, HP announces new laptops. Plus hands on with Samsung GoPro Hero 9 and Tab S7+. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:00:46:25

NZ Cyber Security update, Android 11 arrives, TikTok/Oracle Deal, Nvidia purchase of ARM

9/16/2020
This week KPMG Cyber Security boss Philip Whitmore joins Paul Spain on NZ Tech Podcast to discuss the state of the play from a security perspective and reveals some interesting details about the scale of invoicing scams locally. Also on the agenda - the arrival of Android 11, TikTok/Oracle Deal, Nvidia purchase of ARM, COVID tracing and more. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech...

Duration:00:42:43

Covid Tracing, an autonomous future, Huawei’s take on the Apple Watch, Enlighten Designs

9/8/2020
Damon Kelly joins Paul Spain to discuss the tech news of the week and a little about his firm Enlighten Designs. Topics include Covid Tracing, an autonomous future and Huawei’s take on the Apple Watch. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast: Umbrellar Connect Sumo Logic Vodafone NZ HP Samsung Spark NZ Vocus Gorilla Technology

Duration:01:08:05

Smart Cities for Dummies - Jonathan Reichental

9/2/2020
Paul Spain and Jonathan Reichental (former Chief Information Office, City of Palo Alto) discuss 'Smart Cities'. Discussing how cities can be made better, including rebuild situations such as Christchurch to the changes to modernise existing cities. This podcast comes hot on the heels of Jonathan's new book - Smart Cities for Dummies. NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech...

Duration:01:08:12

NZ HiTech Awards, NZX under attack, Apple's Epic battle and Starlink broadband speeds

8/27/2020
Brett Roberts joins Paul Spain to discuss the news of the week - including the New Zealand Stock Exchange's current woes with Distributed Denial of Service attacks taking them offline. Is this a situation where blame can be put locally or is this entirely on cyber criminals trying to extort funds out the NZX? Also, the valuable and inspiration role of the of the NZ HiTech Awards within New Zealand, Apple's App Store fight with Fortnite maker Epic, Fitbit's near wearable that hopes to help...

Duration:00:48:40