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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.

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MotivationWorks upgrades cybersecurity with Radware
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japan
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
Today
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fleet management
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ai
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teletrac navman
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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microsoft
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printing
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3d printing
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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privacy
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mental health
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
Today
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network security
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
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
Today
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ai
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engineering
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cpu
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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pc hardware
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ai
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cyber resilience
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
Today
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cloud services
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surveillance
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cybersecurity
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
Today
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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guidance
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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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
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
Today
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data protection
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storage
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digital transformation
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
Yesterday
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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public cloud
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
Yesterday
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saas
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pam
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iam
BeyondTrust's acquisition of privilege management solution Entitle will bolster its privileged identity security platform.
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Commvault acquires Appranix to enhance global cyber resilience
Yesterday
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cloud services
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data protection
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dr
Commvault bolsters global cyber resilience with the acquisition of Appranix, aiming to help enterprises swiftly recover operational capacities post-outages or cyberattacks.
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Optimation reaches the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2024 finals
Yesterday
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optimation
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online services
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auckland
Optimation, a tech solutions provider, is a finalist in the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2024 for their pioneering product, Optimation Connect.
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Hitachi Vantara launches transformative hybrid cloud platform
Yesterday
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hybrid cloud
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storage
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advanced persistent threat protection
Hitachi Vantara unveils the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform One, a hybrid cloud solution set to revolutionise data management and mitigate threats with reliable resiliency measures.
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CommScope launches AI-driven RUCKUS suite for hospitality sector
Yesterday
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network infrastructure
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iot
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commscope
CommScope unveils AI-driven RUCKUS Networks solutions for the hospitality sector, promising operational efficiency boosts, increased sustainability and enhanced brand loyalty.
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Cogo & Personetics introduce AI-powered sustainable banking
Yesterday
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digital banking
Cogo partners with AI-firm Personetics, pioneering climate-conscious banking by aiding customers in understanding and managing their carbon footprints based on their spending habits.
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ExpressVPN research raises awareness of DNS leak risks
Yesterday
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vpn
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testing
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cybersecurity
ExpressVPN highlights hidden DNS leak risks in a ground-breaking research paper, sparking industry-wide security implications.
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Pegasystems introduces AI coach to boost workflow efficiency
Yesterday
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cloud services
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workflow automation
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ai
Pegasystems launches Pega GenAI Coach, an AI-guided tool offering contextual advice within workflows to optimise operations.
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Smart Water Meters set to revolutionise Australian utilities
2 days ago
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Australian utility adopts smart meters, partnering with Amdocs for data-driven water conservation and enhanced digital metering capabilities.
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Check Point boosts email security with new AI-powered features
2 days ago
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cloud services
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dr
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microsoft
Check Point Software Technologies bolsters email security with new features, including unified quarantine and DMARC monitoring to combat advanced phishing threats.
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Adobe Acrobat AI Assistant now widely available as add-on
2 days ago
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Adobe has opened up the full range of capabilities of Acrobat AI Assistant with an add-on subscription which will transform customer interactions with PDFs and enhance productivity.
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Fortinet celebrates partners' achievements at Australia awards 2023
2 days ago
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firewall
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cloud services
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it training
Fortinet honours its Australian partners for exceptional cybersecurity advancements, applauding their efforts in helping customers transition safely from traditional network structures.