Insights on Snowball Effect with CEO Simeon Burnett, Sky vs Fan Pass fans, Microsoft announces Surface Laptop with Windows 10 S, Space X impressive future Internet satellites, Techweek 17, a Space Plane from Boeing touches down after 2-years in orbit.
On this episode - Elon Musk dreams up cars able to travel 200km/h on underground electric skates, NZ Tech/Transport startup TNX, personal vertical take-off and landing aircraft, your data vs big brother, 500 new Waymo autonomous minivans, bounty for rouge drone pilots, Sony vs Digital SLR cameras.
This week - Russian Robocops and autonomous tanks, Windows 10 Creators Edition, Travel Talk NZ launches, Tesla Trucks, Cadillac creates LIDAR maps, TPG to deliver mobile networks in Australia and Singapore – is NZ on their radar, 5G in USA
This week - Google fact check features, 2degrees Data Clock, Telco Property Access Bill, Spark follows in 2degrees footsteps with unlimited plan, Apple finally commits to Mac Pro updates, Surface Pro 5, Huawei P10 and P10 Plus
Discussed this week - NZ’s first unlimited 4G mobile data plan, Samsung’s impressive Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Hands On, Elon Musk and Nueral Lace brain to computer hook-ups, Social Media Marketing World and more.
We discuss ground based autonomous robot deliveries, the two sides to the encryption debate following the London terrorist using WhatsApp encrypted messaging, iOS 10.3 and updates to AirPods plus Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ preview and refurbished Note 7 phones
Apple employing Wellington creative talent, tasting Uber Eats in NZ, Is Lyft is launching in NZ, Snap Spectacles Review, Super Mario Run Android, Microsoft launches Bookings service, Electric Kiwi story and Dr Michelle Dickinson’s science comedy podcast
Paul Spain reports in from Philippines – covering what’s happening in the local tech world along with news of exploding headphones aboard a flight to Melbourne, Grab Taxi vs Uber, WhatsApp security issues plus both Microsoft and Google go after Slack.
Toyota autonomous cars, Fairphone modular phone, Wellington’s LookSee campaign attracts global tech talent, Tivo shutdown, iPad Pro vs Surface Pro, Oppo NZ, 3D printed houses. Also CEO updates from Flick Electric and Marker Metro.
Dr Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) and Joe Davis chat with Paul Spain - SpaceX moon mission, a failed Sky/Vodafone merger, Spark’s Netflix giveaway, news from Mobile World Congress (Nokia, Blackberry, Samsung, Telsa NZ launch and a new Boston Dynamics video.
Rod Drury (Xero) and Lillian Grace (Figure.NZ) join Paul Spain to discuss taxing Robots, Webstock, Uber’s latest drama, Orion and Xero go Amazon Web Services (AWS), GM and Lyft autonomous car trial, Google Loon, Sonos, AirPods, home WiFi and more.
Celebrating over 1-million downloads of NZ Tech Podcast on this our 6th anniversary. Topics included Homeland Security vs Travellers, Australian Banks vs Apple, PayPal account risks, Logitech’s 4K webcam, Intel Coffee Lake, near Invisible Malware.
We also giveaway over $3000 in prizes this week if you sign up to Paul Spain's email newsletter at http://paulspain.com
In this episode, we discuss the ratepayers footing the bill to fly in extra IT professionals to NZ, train travel pod trials in India, Gita the personal cargo carrying robot, plus the 31 c0n tech conference coming this month in Auckland.