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Brad Banducci’s resignation: The ultimate self-checkout
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optus
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resignations
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woolworths
Woolworths boss resigns following a poorly handled media appearance and a series of PR disasters, highlighting the crucial need for media training for CEOs.
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Confronting fears is the first step to enterprise AI adoption
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edutech
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it training
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ml
IT leaders globally strive to overcome concerns over bias, governance and accuracy, whilst under pressure to rapidly adopt AI to stay competitive, a Juniper Networks survey reveals.
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Jscrambler grows executive team in global expansion drive
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it automation
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partner programmes
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web development
Portugal-based cybersecurity giant, Jscrambler, advances global expansion plans with the appointment of new Chief Operations Officer, Mukesh Sharma, and Tyson Whitten as the Vice President of Global Marketing.
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Justin Mowday named Accenture's New Zealand Managing Director
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accenture
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retail
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nz
Justin Mowday takes the reins as Accenture's Country Managing Director for New Zealand from March 1, 2024, bolstering the firm's executive committee.
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Leaseweb launches Multi-CDN service in Asia Pacific region
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cloud services
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gaming
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saas
Leaseweb, a cloud services provider, rolls out its Multi-CDN technology in Asia Pacific, enhancing content delivery performance and slashing latency for sectors including Media, SaaS, Gaming and more.
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Jscrambler triumphs again at 2024 BIG Innovation Awards
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endpoint protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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edr
Jscrambler secures a second consecutive win at the 2024 BIG Innovation Awards for its pioneering client-side protection platform, leading global technology innovation and disruption.
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Cloudflare reports rise in API threats & DDoS shifts
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firewall
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gaming
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advanced persistent threat protection
New report warns of a rise in API-based cyber threats as businesses digitise, alongside escalating DDoS activities targeting specific sectors and regions.
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Rise in DDoS attacks & API security threats in 2023
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ml
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ddos
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partner programmes
Cloudflare's reports highlight the spike in DDoS attacks amid conflict in Palestine and Israel, and the growing security threats posed by 'shadow APIs'.
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Accenture set to acquire Singapore's Jixie to boost marketing tech resources
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big data
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bi
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cx
Accenture set to strengthen marketing transformation capabilities by acquiring Singapore's Jixie, a tech firm primarily focused on Indonesian clientele.
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Sydney universities adopt EditShare solutions for media production demands
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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storage
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animation
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cloud storage
Sydney universities use EditShare solutions from Digistor to handle rising media production demands.
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GlobalLogic announces intent to acquire US-based Mobiveil in strategic move
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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partner programmes
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hitachi
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semiconductor
GlobalLogic, under Hitachi, plans to acquire US firm Mobiveil, a move set to bolster its embedded software expertise globally.
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CrowdStrike surpasses $1 billion sales milestone with Optiv partnership
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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partner programmes
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ai security
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, in cooperation with its strategic partner Optiv, has passed $1 billion in global sales.
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Tū Ātea fully acquires Broadtech in strategic telecoms industry move
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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testing
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network infrastructure
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it training
Tū Ātea completes the full acquisition of Broadtech Group in a strategic move to strengthen its telecoms and broadcasting services.
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Michael Martin steps in as new CEO of Strava from January 2024
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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nike
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media
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strava
Strava, the top digital community for athletes worldwide, welcomes new CEO Michael Martin from January 2024.
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The future of media and advertising: Key trends you need to know
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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martech
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omnichannel
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ai
From free ad streaming TV's (FAST) exponential growth to the impact of AI in advertising, Let's look at some strategic shifts poised to define the year ahead.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Kudosity with Alex Macpherson
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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media
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multimedia
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messaging
Alex Macpherson, who is the CEO and Co-Founder, of Kudosity, joins us today to tell us more about Kudosity and some of his thoughts on the communications landscape.
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Scality's 2024 data storage forecast highlights AI, ransomware protection, HDDs
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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surveillance
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advanced persistent threat protection
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multi-cloud
Scality's 2024 forecast spotlights trends in AI and ransomware protection, plus the continued relevance of HDDs.
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Leonardo.Ai revolutionises content creation with AWS
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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gaming
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cloud services
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public cloud
Leonardo.Ai, an Australian AI platform, uses AWS to revolutionise content creation, generating 700m images annually. .
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SAPEON launches X330 AI semiconductor for enhanced data centre performance
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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colocation
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cloud services
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surveillance
SAPEON unveils the X330 AI semiconductor, improving data centre performance and enabling AI NPUs for high-powered edge devices.
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BillingPlatform announces strategic billing alliance with J.P. Morgan Payments
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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cx
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martech
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commerce systems
BillingPlatform partners with J.P. Morgan Payments to offer efficient billing services, advancing Morgan's transformation strategy.
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Business unease over third party data sharing shown in new Generative AI report
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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edutech
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contact centre
Businesses show concern about third-party data sharing needed to facilitate Generative AI models, says Cloudera report.
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CYPHER Learning introduces AI 360 for course creation
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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e-learning
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creative technologies
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content creation
CYPHER Learning unveils AI 360, an AI-aided suite for swift, personalised course creation for schools and businesses.
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CEOs misunderstand AI cyber threat, exposing need for protective measures
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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ai
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cso / ciso
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investment
CEOs across the UK and Europe fail to understand the extent of AI cyber threats, highlighting the urgent need for enhanced protections.
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Australian firm Kismet acquires Media.com to combat fake news
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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web development
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financial results
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clickbait
Kismet Group acquires Media.com to offer a platform combating misinformation and protecting users' reputation.