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The Transformation of Umbrellar / Freeparking

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).

Paul Spain

Technology Investment in New Zealand

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.

Paul Spain

NZ Broadband Progress – What’s Next?

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?

Paul Spain

Podcast: NZ HiTech Awards, NZX under attack, Apple’s Epic battle and Starlink broadband speeds

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 (DDOS) 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?

Paul Spain

Talking to Michael Howard, Cyber Security Innovator

US based New Zealander Michael Howard has had a massive impact in reducing Cyber Security risk globally and currently advises on security in relation to Microsoft's Azure cloud computing services. eWeek magazine selected Michael as one of “The 100 Most Influential People in IT”, one of “The 25 Most Influential People at Microsoft” and one of “The 15 Most Influential People in Security.”

Paul Spain

New tech: Samsung, Jabra, Microsoft and Huawei

Paul Spain and Bill Bennett discuss the latest tech news including current geopolitical matters and share thoughts on the latest tech including the Samsung Note 20 Ultra, Jabra Evolve2 65 bluetooth headset, Jabra Panacast conferencing camera, Microsoft Surface Go 2 – and a first look at Huawei’s upcoming MateBook 13.

Paul Spain

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