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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 - Page 3

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Reltio introduces AI-powered Customer 360 Data Product
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Reltio shakes up the customer relationship management (CRM) and customer experience (CX) sectors with its innovative, AI-powered Reltio Customer 360 Data Product.
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Evolt & EGYM alliance ushers new era in fitness tech
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technology gifts
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global expansion
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germany
Evolt, a body composition analytics firm, has forged a strategic partnership with digital fitness company EGYM to integrate its technology into the fitness sector.
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Paynetics acquires Novus in sustainability-focused finance shift
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Embedded finance provider, Paynetics, acquires UK's leading impact neobank, Novus, to strengthen environmental, social, and governance objectives.
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Kacific wins Innovation of the Year at SIG 2024 Awards
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wifi
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climate change
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Kacific Broadband Satellites Group wins Innovation of the Year at SIG 2024 Awards for CommsBox, a portable WiFi solution designed for disaster response in the Asia Pacific region.
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Record rise in zero-day vulnerabilities exposed in Google-Mandiant report
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microsoft
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apple
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smartphones
Google and Mandiant's cybersecurity report reveals a 50% rise in exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in 2023, with China being the leading perpetrator.
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Exclusive: How Sportradar is fighting back against match fixing
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ai
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sports
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nz
Sportradar is battling match-fixing worldwide, utilising advanced AI in corruption detection and fostering partnerships with over 30 sporting bodies.
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LogRhythm's Axon revolutionises security updates with latest release
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siem
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ai security
LogRhythm upgrades its cloud-native SIEM platform, LogRhythm Axon, with features to enhance security information sharing, streamline auditing for compliance and improve operational efficiency.
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Ingram Micro partners with Meta to boost VR technology reach
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gaming
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it training
Ingram Micro has joined forces with Meta to provide its resellers with advanced VR solutions, set to transform industries through immersive learning and work experiences.
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Data Army & Hightouch team up to transform data solutions
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Data Army has partnered with Hightouch, a global Composable Customer Data Platform, to provide Australian businesses with innovative data solutions.
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Kordia reveals digital transition cybersecurity challenges in NZ firms
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network infrastructure
New research from Kiwi tech firm Kordia reveals that 24% of businesses struggle to maintain cybersecurity during digital transformations.
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Radware unveils latest version of AI-based Bot Manager
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firewall
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managed services
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partner programmes
Cybersecurity firm Radware introduces a new Bot Manager to proactively mitigate advanced bot attacks whilst ensuring genuine user experience.
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Drones aid bushfire monitoring in ground-breaking NSW trial
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cloud services
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drones
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climate change
Advanced drone technology facilitates safer bushfire monitoring across Western NSW in a landmark trial, proving critical in both early detection and rapid response.
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SendQuick wins Bronze Globee Award for cybersecurity innovation
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cybersecurity
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singpass
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singapore
Singaporean firm SendQuick secures Bronze Globee Award win in the Authentication Solution category at the 20th Annual 2024 Globee Awards for Cybersecurity.
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Australian group formed to ease 3G to 4G transition concerns
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4g technology
The planned transition from 3G to 4G has prompted Australia's Communications Minister to establish a workgroup focused on ensuring a smooth shift.
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BLUETTI AC240 arrives in Australia - Rugged outdoor power
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power / energy
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generator
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fishing
The BLUETTI AC240, a reliable outdoor power source proficient in weathering Australia's diverse climates, has officially launched with an IP65 water resistance and dust proofing rating.
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Exclusive: Why Syniti believes data has infinite potential
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digital transformation
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ai
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data management
Syniti CEO, Kevin Campbell, explains the firm's commitment to leveraging data for transformative business outcomes and their growth plans for ANZ region.
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Exclusive: Barracuda's insights for World Backup Day
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firewall
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dr
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cloud services
Ahead of World Backup Day, Barracuda's Matt Caffrey discusses the vital role of data backup, ever-growing cybersecurity threats and significance of immutable backups in an exclusive.
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Yealink launches BH70 bluetooth headset for hybrid work
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voip
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contact centre
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Yealink's BH70, a bluetooth headset tailored for the hybrid workforce, offers seamless connectivity, advanced noise cancellation, and a 35-hour talk time.
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Nintex launches new GenAI-powered capabilities for smart automation
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app development
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workflow automation
Global automation provider, Nintex, bolsters its offerings with four new AI-powered products, streamlining customer workflows and further embedding generative AI in process automation.
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Twilio unveils Unified Profiles & Agent Copilot for customised interactions
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cx
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martech
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mobility
Twilio introduces Unified Profiles and Agent Copilot to its Flex platform, using Segment's customer data to provide personalised, data-informed customer experiences and bolster employee productivity.
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KPMG Australia announces formal alliance with SAP
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digital transformation
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KPMG Australia partners with SAP through the SAPPartnerEdge programme to accelerate the delivery of industry-specific, tech-driven solutions.
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Zscaler's 2024 report examines AI use & rising security risks
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cloud security
Zscaler's 2024 AI Security Report shows a 600% surge in enterprise use of AI/ML tools despite the increasing risk of accidental data breaches.
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Adobe enhances Experience Cloud for optimised customer engagement
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cx
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martech
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ai
Adobe boosts its Experience Cloud line with enhanced functionalities, empowering brands to optimise customer engagement through data-unified, personalised cross-channel journeys.
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Adobe & Microsoft unveil AI-powered tools for marketers
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Adobe and Microsoft have unveiled a groundbreaking partnership to boost marketers' efficiency, merging Adobe Experience Cloud with Microsoft Copilot for a next-level AI-powered work experience.