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Kaleah Salmon
Journalist
Kaleah Salmon is journalist in the TechDay editorial team. Originally from Australia Kaleah now lives in Asia. She has a keen interest in health, fitness, travel and spot. Having previously worked journalist for Australian publication Ministry of Sport.

Stories by Kaleah - Page 3

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SolarWinds marks 25 years with IT evolution survey insights
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To mark its 25th anniversary, IT management software provider SolarWinds releases its IT Evolution Survey, exploring tech transformation over the past quarter-century, with AI tipped to shape the next.
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LTP partners with Finery Markets to enhance crypto spot transactions
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blockchain
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Digital asset service, LTP, is now facilitating institutional clients to engage in crypto spot transactions via Finery Markets' FM Liquidity Match, enhancing the crypto industry's interlink.
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Virgin Media O2 to provide mobility data to UK Government
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mobility
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telco
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climate change
The Office for National Statistics selects Virgin Media O2 Business to supply anonymised mobility data, aiding government decision-making for national policies via the Integrated Data Service platform.
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Global POS terminal transactions to surge to $21.1tn by 2028
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storage
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Juniper Research predicts the value of global POS terminal transactions will reach USD $17 trillion by 2022, but it warns that legacy systems need to be replaced following recent outages.
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Opera integrates 150 local AI language models in developer stream
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apple
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Opera becomes first major browser developer to introduce experimental support for local Large Language Model (LLM) variants, enhancing data privacy and offering offline use.
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Southeast Asia sees 43m local cyber threats to businesses in 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Southeast Asia saw nearly 43 million cyber threats to businesses in 2023, with Singapore's incidents surging by 67% YoY, according to Kaspersky.
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Cat Starkey named as new CTO of cybersecurity firm Expel
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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Expel's new CTO, Cat Starkey, former VP of engineering, is set to foster growth and innovation, utilising her extensive SaaS expertise to steer the firm's technical strategy.
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Rackspace report reveals AI adoption benefits despite security risks
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Despite security concerns, Rackspace's 2024 AI Research Report highlights the transformative capacity of artificial intelligence, with 89% of companies stating they've experienced significant benefits from implementing AI.
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UK business expenses surge 24% due to inflation, says SAP Concur
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UK business expenses surged 24% in FY 23/24, double the inflation rate peak, largely driven by increased costs in air travel, entertainment, and car hire, according to SAP Concur.
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Ascent One launches integrated platform to streamline educational tasks
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compliance
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software
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digital marketing
Ascent One unveils a game-changing multi-functional platform, merging education admissions, agent management, and marketing, promising to overhaul education sector procedures.
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Microsoft & Tanium's AI breakthrough boosts cybersecurity support
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microsoft
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Microsoft has launched the innovative Copilot for Security in partnership with Tanium, offering the first advanced AI solution for the security sector to bridge the industry's skills gap.
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Digital Poverty Alliance warns of rising UK digital divide
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employment
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digital inclusion
DPA warns incoming UK government of escalating digital poverty, with an estimated 19 million, including one in seven adults and one in five children, suffering from the issue.
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One Identity sees business surge with new product & accolades
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pam
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advanced persistent threat protection
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partner programmes
One Identity has seen business growth after unveiling its Cloud PAM Essentials solution and gaining commendations for its partner programmes and leadership in identity security.
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'Invisible human work' aids autonomous delivery robots, study reveals
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robotics
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gps
A new UK study finds that human behaviour facilitating the mobility of autonomous delivery robots constitutes 'invisible human work' that needs to be considered in route design.
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JBL launches next-gen PartyBox series in New Zealand
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digital music
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bluetooth
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nz
JBL launches its cutting-edge PartyBox series in New Zealand. The series features enhanced Bluetooth, extended playtime, and superior sound quality, set to enliven every party.
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VIPRE Security named 'Major Player' in modern endpoint security by IDC
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endpoint protection
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VIPRE Security earns 'Major Player' status in IDC's global assessment of endpoint security for small businesses, applauded for enhancing security while reducing human dependency.
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XPO Logistics launches training for neurodiversity champions
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it training
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payroll systems
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hcm
XPO Logistics fosters inclusivity by offering training for 'neurodiversity champions', part of a drive to better understand neurodiversity and create a more welcoming work environment.
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Google's email security changes could impact two-thirds of IT leaders
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phishing
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email security
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google
Google's plan to reject non-compliant emails may impact two-thirds of IT leaders, with less than half familiar with upcoming changes in email security, says EasyDMARC study.
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Workday's retail & hospo business crosses USD $1bn in ARR
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digital transformation
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payroll systems
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hcm
Workday surpasses USD $1 billion in annual recurring revenue in the retail sector, with 60% of Fortune 500 retail firms adopting their HR and financial management solutions for real-time business insights.
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Autonom8 launches advanced vKYC platform for Telcos & Banks in India
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genai
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banking
Autonom8 unveils a GenAI-backed vKYC platform for India's telecommunications and banking sectors, promising advanced customer compliance onboarding with robust fraud detection.
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UK gamers credit video gaming for honed workplace skills
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payroll systems
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customer service
Nearly half of UK gamers see their hobby as a source for professional skill-building, including communication and problem-solving, according to a recent Currys study.
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Plymouth Marjon University integrates AI tool for quicker student feedback
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feedback
Plymouth Marjon University enhances its student support services by integrating Studiosity+'s latest AI technology, offering near-instant academic writing feedback.
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CrowdStrike & Rubrik unite to strengthen data security
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advanced persistent threat protection
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CrowdStrike and Rubrik unite in a pioneering data security initiative, leveraging AI and cloud technology to enhance threat detection, improve breach response and safeguard critical data.
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Financial institutions increasingly deploy AI in fight against fraud
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Amid growing fraud concerns, a study reveals 70% of financial institutions are turning to AI and machine learning to bolster defenses, marking a notable shift towards tech innovation.