Darren Greenwood

Darren Greenwood has been in journalism, not all of it IT, since the days of typewriters and long before the web spun its way around the world. Coming from Yorkshire, he can be blunt, and though having resided in New Zealand, as well as Australia, for quite some time, he insists he is not one of the 'sheeple!'

Latest Posts

We're not world laggards in tech

New Zealand politicians talk about 'catching up' with Australia and there is a constant belief that abroad is always better, especially on the economic and business front.

August 10, 2010 by Darren Greenwood

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Getting others to pay for your success

You have to hand it to low-cost mobile phone operator 2degrees. After hitting the market with its much cheaper prepay mobile phone calls, where phones and credit were typically sold from petrol stations and supermarkets, the fledgling operator has announced an expansion onto the High Street with its own branded stores.

July 14, 2010 by Darren Greenwood


China rides to the rescue?

New Zealand's much vaunted $1.5 billion broadband program could be going "off the rails", if the country's Labour opposition is to be believed, but Prime Minister John Key could have an unlikely saviour — the Chinese!

July 13, 2010 by Darren Greenwood