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Tom Raynel
Managing Editor
With a passion for Politics, Sport & Technology, Tom is always finding something new to invest his time in. Whenever he is not at work, he is diving into the news or watching whatever sport he can. Now living in the city, you can find him trying out new experiences and getting to know his new surroundings.

Stories by Tom

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The Range partners with Virtualstock to boost online product sales
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UK retailer The Range partners with one of Europe's largest dropshipping platforms, Virtualstock, in a strategic move to elevate online sales and streamline operations.
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Code Institute launches Spring Scholarship Fund for developers
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Code Institute has launched the Spring Scholarship Fund of €250,000 to financially support aspiring global developers and promote diversity within technology and AI-centric roles.
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Varda announces partnership with TrueFootprint for EUDR
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Varda's partnership with TrueFootprint could help millions of smallholder farmers meet the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR).
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Scientific sector sees significant 8% spike in sick leave
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Research reveals an 8% rise in sick leave within the professional, scientific and technical activities industry in 2023, according to Access PeopleHR.
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UK businesses struggling to fully harness their 'data brain'
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Over 70% of UK firms struggle to utilise data effectively, with many hoarding it unanalyzed, hindering their transition to a data-driven model, new research suggests.
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Westcon-Comstor & Check Point enhance partnership for AWS Marketplace
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Westcon-Comstor is set to enhance its partnership with Check Point to optimise distribution channels and sell its cybersecurity software packages on AWS Marketplace.
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RiverSafe teams up with Cribl to boost IT & data security services
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RiverSafe, a leading cybersecurity firm, is set to boost its data services following a strategic partnership with IT specialist Cribl.
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ExpressVPN reveals 41% of Brits fear holiday cybercrime
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ExpressVPN study reveals that 41% of British tourists fear falling victim to cybercrime on holiday, with concerns especially heightened when using public Wi-Fi networks.
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Samsung unveils 2024 TV range, with AI-driven picture technology
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Samsung unveils its innovative 2024 TV range, spearheaded by the flagship Neo QLED 8K TV, promising consumers enhanced entertainment options.
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Australian freight sector's crucial role in achieving net-zero emissions
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Freight transport innovators like KoolPak and FreightExchange spearhead sustainable efforts amid concerns of governmental policies undermining decarbonisation goals.
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Pattern launches revolutionary supply chain tech 'Shelf' in Australia
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Pattern's 'Shelf' tech, a game-changing inventory and supply chain solution, offers Australian brands unprecedented control and visibility over products across eCommerce platforms.
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MotivationWorks upgrades cybersecurity with Radware
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Japanese firm MotivationWorks strengthens cloud services security with Radware to combat rising DDoS attacks, amid a 171% surge in malicious web activities.
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Teletrac Navman introduces AI tool to combat driver fatigue
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Teletrac Navman introduces an AI-powered dashcam feature aimed at improving driver safety by monitoring for fatigue and distraction.
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Formlabs unveils Form 4 range, revolutionising professional 3D printing
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Formlabs unveils its most advanced 3D printers, Form 4 and Form 4B, offering five times faster printing speeds and breakthrough technology.
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SafeWatch app launches for community-led mental health management
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SafeWatch utilises blockchain technology for user-controlled data security and upholds the motto Alone; we can do so little; together, we can do so much.
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Absolute Security focuses on cyber resilience in company rebrand
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Absolute Security, previously known as Absolute Software, has rebranded to reflect its dedication to providing advanced cyber resilience solutions amid increasing digital threats.
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Intel unveils Hala Point, world's largest neuromorphic system
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Intel's Hala Point, the world's largest neuromorphic system with 1.15 billion neurons, will elevate brain-scale computing research at Sandia National Labs and optimise telecoms via Ericsson Research.
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92% of global PCs ill-equipped for modern AI, warns Absolute Security
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Almost 92% of PCs worldwide fail to meet basic requirements for AI applications, revealing serious security and cyber resilience risks, says a report by Absolute Security.
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BeyondTrust reveals winners of APJ Partner Experience Awards 2024
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BeyondTrust recognises partners from the Asia-Pacific and Japan for excellence and innovation in identity and access security at its 2024 awards event, held in Sydney.
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Qualys offers free cybersecurity platform access after NCSC guidance
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In response to updated patching guidance from the UK's NCSC, cloud-based IT solutions provider Qualys is offering free 30-day access to their Enterprise TruRisk Platform.
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AI skills could boost New Zealand salaries by 30%, says AWS
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New AWS research suggests that nurturing AI skills could increase salaries by over 30% and boost career growth in New Zealand's workforce.
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Exclusive: How Wasabi Technology is tackling dynamic object storage
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data protection
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Wasabi Technology's leadership reveals how their first-class object storage responds to unique ANZ cloud challenges and global industry trends.
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Denodo collaborates with Google Cloud to boost AI capabilities
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Data management leader, Denodo, announces cutting-edge collaboration with Google Cloud, integrating its platform with Vertex AI for accelerated AI-ready data access.
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BeyondTrust takes over Entitle to boost cloud estate security
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BeyondTrust's acquisition of privilege management solution Entitle will bolster its privileged identity security platform.