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Sean Mitchell
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Having started his career at Renaissance. Sean joined Apple in Melbourne for a number of years before working in the media space. This started with Review Publishing and later the tech publisher IDG Communications. In 2006 he was involved in the launch of The Channel magazine. As they say – the rest is history.

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Portnox joins Microsoft Security body to bolster global cybersecurity efforts
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Cloud security solutions provider Portnox solidifies its global cybersecurity commitment by joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, aiming to bolster protection for Microsoft customers.
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Touchable Earth wins at Kids Judge Bett 2024 event
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Touchable Earth, an Auckland-based company, earns top honours from Kids Judge Bett at world's largest EdTech event, Bett UK, for promoting global citizenship and geography in a unique app format.
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4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
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Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
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AspenTech pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045
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Aspen Technology pledges to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions for its Scope 1 and Scope 2 by 2030, and aims for total net-zero by 2045 in a robust sustainability agenda.
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SpendConsole expands AI-powered AP automation to Dubai
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AI-powered accounts payable firm SpendConsole expands into the Middle East, opening a new office in Dubai amidst rising demand for automation solutions.
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Australian millennials & Gen Z save $2.4bn using Raiz Invest app
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Amid Australia's living-cost crisis, over 300,000 local millennials and Gen Z users saved up to $2.4bn cumulatively since joining micro-investing app Raiz Invest, exploiting technology for modern saving strategies.
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Aston Martin F1 extends cybersecurity partnership with SentinelOne
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Aston Martin Aramco F1 Team extends multi-year partnership with global cybersecurity firm SentinelOne to safeguard performance data and secure operations at their Silverstone technology campus.
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Cisco launches Motific to expedite & secure GenAI deployment
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Cisco reveals Motific, a groundbreaking SaaS solution aimed at streamlining and safeguarding GenAI deployment, significantly decreasing timelines and risks, while improving operational metrics.
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Chorus announces major growth of New Zealand's fibre network
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Chorus unveils plans to expand New Zealand's fibre network, bringing high-speed internet to an additional 10,000 businesses and homes across 59 communities nationwide.
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Over 40% of UK to shop for Valentine's Day gifts, finds Airtime Rewards
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This Valentine's Day approaches, 42% of UK consumers will buy gifts, 38% will celebrate, and 52% will send cards, indicating potential opportunities for retailers amidst scepticism of the occasion, reveals Airtime Rewards survey.
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SailPoint expands Identity Security Cloud with new Standard Suite
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SailPoint Technologies launches the Identity Security Cloud Standard suite and a tiered customer success service, aiding firms on their identity security journey at different stages of evolution.
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Aussies struggle to identify AI in love scams, McAfee study shows
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New research unveils that while 41% of men use AI for online dating, there's growing concern over authenticity, with 40% of Australians encountering fake profiles and 25% chatted with a potential partner who turned out to be a fraudster.
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DataStax unveils SwiftieGPT, AI chatbot for Taylor Swift's Australian fans
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In anticipation of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour, DataStax announces SwiftieGPT, an AI chatbot offering comprehensive knowledge about Taylor Swift to her Australian fans.
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Rise in Valentine's Day scamming on dating apps, warns Cequence Security
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This Valentine's Day, Cequence Security's alarming research reveals an increase in scamming activity on dating apps, with fraudsters posing as romantic prospects to exploit users financially.
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Seagate unveils IronWolf Pro 24TB hard drive for evolving enterprise needs
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Seagate Technology introduces the IronWolf Pro 24TB hard drive, offering sustained transfer rates, vibrational resilience through AgileArray technology, and data protection via IronWolf Health Management, to meet the evolving data needs of SMBs and enterprise NAS environments.
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New TikTok & Adobe Express integration streamlines video creation
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TikTok's Creative Assistant integrates with Adobe Express for a seamless video creation journey, offering creators new levels to content development whilst streamlining branding process across the TikTok platform.
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Intelia achieves Premier Status with Google Cloud Partner Advantage
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Google Cloud's partner, Intelia, celebrates becoming Premier Partner, an essential growth boost reflecting their success providing advanced analytics, data platforms and AI to expedite clients' strategies.
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Akamai aims to integrate cloud capabilities into its edge network
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Akamai Technologies is set to weave cloud computing into its large-scale edge network, advancing its strategy to become the preferred cloud platform for businesses, according to today's announcement.
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Australia's digital health sector yields record-breaking economic returns
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Australia's digital health investment yields $19.70 in capital, 56 jobs and AUD 4.2m in gross economic value for every AUD $1m invested, according to a landmark report.
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LawCPD unveils first AI-powered learning feature for legal studies
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LawCPD pioneers the global legal education scene with the introduction of its AI-Powered Learning Feature, the first AI tool revolutionising professional development for lawyers.
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Adobe & Christian Cowan unveil world's first reconfigurable dress
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Adobe partners with renowned designer Christian Cowan to unveil the world's first wearable and electronically adaptable garment, employing Adobe's Primrose technology, at NYFW Fall/Winter 2024.
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Nathan Marston joins FIRN as Business Development Manager
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Nathan Marston, an expert in strategic solutions, joins Auckland-based cloud data analytics firm, FIRN, as Business Development Manager; poised to accelerate firm's growth trajectory.
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Telefónica Tech partners with CrowdStrike for enhanced cybersecurity
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Telefónica Tech UK&I boosts cybersecurity offering by expanding partnership with CrowdStrike, aiming to deliver improved Managed Detection and Response to ensure better digital protection.
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Tangerine & More appoint Matt Conquest as joint CIO
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Flourishing firms, Tangerine and More, deepen C-suite capacity with the appointment of digital transformation expert, Matt Conquest, as their new Chief Information Officer.