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Tech sector tackles gender diversity in lead up to International Women's Day
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Female tech leaders from Tanium and Sekuro shed light on gender diversity within the industry and the need for inclusive environments to retain women, ahead of International Women's Day.
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Akamai enhances API Protector with anti-DDoS & bot detection
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Akamai Technologies bolsters App and API Protector with precise DDoS attack mitigation, URL Protection and Browser Impersonation Detection.
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ALE & Nexon enhance digital healthcare in Australia
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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and partner Nexon bolster digital healthcare in Queensland and Victoria, providing solutions to patient-care environments.
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Anthropic's Claude 3 AI models now available on Amazon Bedrock
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Anthropic's powerful Claude 3 artificial intelligence models are set to boost Amazon Bedrock's offering, enabling quicker, smarter AI application deployment across enterprises.
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Absolute Software earns top spot in Frost & Sullivan's Endpoint Security Radar
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Absolute Software lands a top position in Frost and Sullivan's Endpoint Security Radar, lauded for its leading-edge strategy in ensuring cybersecurity resilience.
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Australians turn to discounts amid rising living costs
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Amid rising living costs, Australians are to depend more on promotional deals and discounts in 2024, with spending reductions expected across industries.
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Denodo has been name a Leader in enterprise data fabric
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Data management leader Denodo earns high recognition from Forrester Research for next-gen enterprise data fabric support.
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Sage reveals AI-powered assistant for accounting & finance sector
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Sage introduces 'Sage Copilot', an AI-powered virtual assistant aimed at revolutionising productivity and amplifying growth for SMEs in the finance sector.
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Gen AI seen as competitive advantage despite hurdles
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Despite recognition of its potential, less than 30% of businesses feel prepared for the adoption of generative AI, according to a new report.
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AUCloud combats rising scams with new cyber security training
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In the face of escalating email scams, AUCloud unveils pioneering cyber security courses and phishing simulations to bolster security for Australian businesses.
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70% of Rackspace Technology employees trained in Gen AI
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Rackspace Technology, a top managed cloud services provider, has reported that a remarkable 70% of its workforce has completed training in Gen AI, marking a significant stride in its wider FAIR initiative.
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Red Hat partners with stc Group to boost cloud-native agility
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In cooperation with tech firm Red Hat, stc Group upgrades the agility of its cloud-native services, marking a milestone in Saudi Arabia's digital transformation.
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Mendix 10.6 launch simplifies & accelerates enterprise AI adoption
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Mendix, a Siemens business segment, has released Mendix 10.6, a platform update that includes first-to-market AI tools, designed to streamline and speed up enterprise applications.
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Factorial & Microsoft launch partnership to revolutionise HR processes
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HR SaaS platform Factorial partners with Microsoft to transform HR practices with advanced content creation tools and AI functionality through Azure OpenAI.
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Global AML system spend to hit USD $51.7bn by 2028, driven by AI use
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Global spending on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) systems is projected to reach USD $51.7 billion by 2028, an 80% increase driven by AI's role in enhancing risk assessment, according to Juniper Research.
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Intuit's 'Business Differently' lands in Australia with QuickBooks
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Intuit QuickBooks challenges conventional views of business success with innovative 'Business Differently' platform, providing strategic aid to Australian small businesses battling administrative burdens.
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Fastly pairs with Monoova to enhance transaction security
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Australia's top payments automation provider, Monoova, selects global edge cloud leader, Fastly, to enhance transaction security and support its growing customer base.
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SAS named leader in Forrester Wave for real-time interaction management
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SAS Customer Intelligence 360 achieves top status in The Forrester Wave: Real-Time Interaction Management, Q1 2024, reinforcing its crucial role in delivering hyper-personalised customer experiences.
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TeamViewer's software usage reduces CO2 emissions significantly, study finds
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TeamViewer's global use has helped avoid up to 44.8 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2022, equivalent to 42k round trips between London and Tokyo.
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Avenue Bank gets full licence, revolutionising Australia's bank guarantee market
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digital banking
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banking
Australia's newest bank, Avenue Bank, revolutionises the bank guarantee market by digitising traditionally lengthy processes, benefiting landlords and small to medium-sized businesses.
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UiPath expands partnership with Google Cloud to enhance workplace automation
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UiPath and Google Cloud expand their partnership, revolutionising workplace automation using Google's Generative AI. This allows UiPath's Business Automation Platform users to streamline operations through AI-powered automation.
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NVIDIA to host first physical GTC conference in five years
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NVIDIA prepares to reignite its flagship GTC 2024 conference at San Jose Convention Center, expecting over 300,000 attendees for the behemoth tech event after an absence of five years.
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Decoding the Microsoft breach: Key lessons to bolster cyber resilience
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Amidst the complexities of cybersecurity, the recent breach at Microsoft demonstrates the persistent challenge posed by nation-state attacks and highlights strategies for garnering cyber resilience.
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Exabeam pushes AI-driven security with Threat Center & Copilot
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Exabeam has revealed the Threat Center and Exabeam Copilot, two innovative additions to its AI-driven Security Operations Platform.