Matthew Cooney

Articles by Matthew Cooney

Asian IT outpaces New Zealand

The global IT industry is likely to see increased growth, particularly in Asia, but growth in New Zealand will be much slower than its neighbours in the region, one economist says.

NZ developer preps for hardened Linux

Security Enhanced Linux, a "hardened" version of the open source software that was helped into existence by a U.S. spy agency, is on the verge of gaining broad acceptance, a local developer says.

OS-free laptop draws interest

Dick Smith Electronics (NZ) Ltd.'s test marketing of a laptop sold without an operating system generated enough interest that the company has started placing the computers in its bigger stores.

NZ scientist wins award for social use of IT

A New Zealand computer scientist has received an international award for his role developing digital library software that is used in developing countries.

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