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Schneider Electric launches Alliance SI Energize Program in Australasia
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digital transformation
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robotics
Schneider Electric launches the unique Alliance SI Energize Program in Australia and New Zealand to equip system integrators with tools and expertise for business expansion into industrial technology and sustainability.
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Half-year surge in cyber attacks on infrastructure, says Dragos
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ransomware
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telecommunications
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government
Worldwide cybersecurity expert Dragos reports a 50% surge in politically motivated cyberattacks and new threat clusters targeting critical infrastructure.
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Australian employees raise concerns over use of Gen AI at work
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ai
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employees
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Veritas Technologies reveals vast flaws in Australian enterprises' handling of generative AI use, with uncertainties causing discord among staff.
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Australians spend more time on social media, TikTok leads the way
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facebook
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instagram
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youtube
Australians are increasingly focusing on social media, with a noteworthy preference for TikTok, as traditional media consumption declines, according to a new report by Meltwater and We Are Social.
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EcoFlow launches portable DELTA 2 Max power station in Australia
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power / energy
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harvey norman
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ecoflow
EcoFlow brings its versatile and eco-friendly portable power station, DELTA 2 Max, to Australia — a lightweight, power-packed solution for home and outdoor use.
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ThingsAt first in Australia to earn HP Amplify Impact 3-Star status
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dei
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recycling
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hp
Device management provider ThingsAt is the first Australian partner to achieve the 2024 HP Amplify Impact 3-Star status, reflecting its commitment to sustainability, diversity, and social responsibility.
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Canto to launch APAC hub in Sydney following strong ANZ growth
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martech
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wordpress
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sydney
Canto sets sights on ANZ market expansion, planning an APAC hub in Sydney after achieving a 163% growth in new customers YoY in the region.
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Pure Storage aids 5G Networks in trailblazing data centre consolidation
2 days ago
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storage
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power / energy
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telecommunications
In a leap for environmental sustainability and service enhancement, Pure Storage aids 5G Networks in successfully consolidating data centres.
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Australia's first gas & green hydrogen power station opens in NSW
2 days ago
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power / energy
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natural power solutions
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oil and gas
Australia's first dual-fuel power plant, capable of operating on natural gas and green hydrogen, has opened in New South Wales in a significant stride towards a sustainable energy future.
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Pawsey Centre integrates NVIDIA tech for quantum computing
3 days ago
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quantum computing
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cpu
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csiro
Pawsey plans to use NVIDIA's CUDA Quantum platform and Grace Hopper Superchips to expedite its quantum computing initiatives and research.
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Manhattan Associates Australia acclaimed as top workplace
3 days ago
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apac
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development
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collaboration
Manhattan Associates Australia lauded as a great workplace according to the Great Place to Work Trust Index© Survey, a testament to its quality workplace culture and employee engagement.
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Trend Micro & AWS partner for largest cybersecurity roadshow in 2024
3 days ago
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cloud security
Trend Micro announced its 2024 Risk to Resilience World Tour, touted as the world's largest cybersecurity roadshow, backed by Amazon Web Services. The tour will leverage AI-enabled solutions for businesses in seven major Australasian cities.
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Peter Barry rejoins PubMatic in Sydney as VP, Addressability
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apac
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monetisation
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sydney
Tech firm PubMatic appoints Peter Barry as VP, Addressability and Commerce Media for APAC, returning him to his home country of Australia to boost commerce media revenue using the company's Convert platform.
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Yahoo launches PurpleLab for market research in Australia & Asia
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Yahoo's innovative PurpleLab offers swift, high-quality market research solutions in Australia and South East Asia, revolutionising the way brands garner consumer insights.
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4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
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warehouse
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distribution
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nz
Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
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Exclusive: Why Elastic continues to see positive momentum
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ai
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ml
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cybersecurity
Gavin Jones, Area VP for ANZ at Elastic, the leading search analytics firm, shares insights on its strategic direction and technological advancements.
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ConnectID & RentBetter partnership enhances Australia's rental industry
Last week
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cloud services
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finance, leasing & rental
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physical security
Australian Payments Plus' initiative, ConnectID, teams up with property management platform, RentBetter, aiming to boost privacy, and control for rental agents and tenants amid Australia's rental crisis.
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Australian AI startup Marqo secures $12.5m in funding
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ai
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san francisco
Marqo secures $12.5m in Series A funding to further the adoption of its pioneering vector search platform and accelerate commercial growth.
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Qlik achieves Protected level IRAP status for public sector
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Qlik attains Protected level assessment from Australia's IRAP, furthering its capability to aid government and regulated sectors in AI-powered DX.
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Orro secures Liquid IT in first overseas expansion
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cloud services
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uc
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managed services
Australian digital infrastructure provider Orro makes its first international move by acquiring New Zealand-based Liquid IT.
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Craggle introduces AI tool for easier loan refinancing
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digital banking
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customers
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open banking
Craggle launches AI tool revolutionising home loan refinancing, aims to simplify the process and save Aussies millions annually.
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Avarni appoints David Payne & Daniel Jarosch in key roles
Last week
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
Avarni, a leading decarbonisation firm, appoints David Payne as its Chief Commercial Officer and Daniel Jarosch as board Chairman, marking a new phase of global growth.
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Exclusive: The BlueVoyant philosophy driving success
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ml
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cybersecurity
Exploring the efficacy of BlueVoyant's 'good, accurate and fast' philosophy: rapid growth in Australia and a reliance on AI make the cybersecurity firm a standout in the global industry.
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Australian fintech investment plummets by 76% amid global downturn
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economic downturn
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emea
Australia's fintech deal value sunk by 76% to US$587m in 2023, a six-year low, amid a worldwide investment downturn, reports KPMG's Pulse of Fintech.