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Mastercard's Dynamic Yield launches AI tool Shopping Muse for personalised retail experience
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Mastercard's Dynamic Yield unveils Shopping Muse, an AI tool providing bespoke retail experiences through personalised product recommendations.
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NVIDIA unveils NeMo Retriever for accurate AI application responses
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NVIDIA introduces NeMo Retriever, a state-of-the-art AI microservice enhancing AI application accuracy.
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Fantom Drives launches VENOMX NVMe SSDs for high-speed gaming & VR
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pc gaming
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Fantom Drives unveils VENOMX NVMe solid state drives, specifically designed for high-speed gaming and VR experiences.
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IDVerse joins Mastercard Engage for digital ID verification solutions
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consumer
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user experience
IDVerse teams up with Mastercard Engage for seamless, all-inclusive digital identity verification utilising generative AI technology.
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Warwick study reveals sentiment shifts in text rewritten by AI
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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content creation
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Warwick Business School study reveals Large Language Models (LLMs) unintentionally neutralise sentiments in original text.
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VIPRE finds 233.9 million malicious emails detected in Q3 2023
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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email
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cyber threats
Analysing nearly two billion emails, the report finds that cyber criminals are adapting their methods to reflect changing consumer habits.
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Retailers called on to win over shoppers as cost of living rises
Thu, 7th Sep 2023
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branding
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online shopping
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consumer
After significant growth in peak pandemic years, Australian consumer online retail spending has stabilised, according to the Australian Ecommerce Report 2023.
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Australian smartphone market hits decline, down 10.1%
Mon, 4th Sep 2023
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smartphones
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sales
Australia smartphone market declines 10.1% YoY in 2Q23, with recovery in June as end-of-financial-year sales lure consumers to attractive deals.
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PC market finally on road to recovery - IDC report
Tue, 29th Aug 2023
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The road to recovery for PCs has been challenging coming off explosive years in 2020 and 2021, but signs of growth are finally returning, IDC finds.
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7 in 10 Australians fearful of online risks - report
Thu, 24th Aug 2023
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scams
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risk
Almost half of Australians (47%) have been targeted by online scams, with 49% knowing someone who has, according to a survey by Real Insurance and CoreData.
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Norton attempts to resolve faulty driver issues for Windows PC users
Mon, 17th Jul 2023
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cybersecurity
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windows
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norton
Norton launches Driver Updater, a service that detects and updates outdated, corrupt, or missing drivers on Windows PCs.
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APAC marketers welcoming end of third-party cookies - report
Wed, 5th Jul 2023
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digital marketing
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advertising
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cookies
APAC marketers embrace the phase-out of third-party cookies, recognizing the value of zero and first-party data, says Twilio research.
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Aussie mobile app users demanding better cyber protection - survey
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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consumer
Over a quarter of Australian consumers fear that their mobile apps will be breached and are calling for better cyber protection, says Appdome research.
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Consumers 'loving' generative AI - Capgemini Research
Tue, 20th Jun 2023
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digitisation
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capgemini
Adoption of first-wave generative AI tools has been consistent across age groups and geographies, with over half of all generations having used the technology.
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Hitachi Vantara and Cisco sign two new global partnership agreements
Wed, 14th Jun 2023
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cisco
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partnerships
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integration
Hitachi Vantara partners with Cisco to integrate its storage products with Cisco technologies, becoming a leading data centre and hybrid cloud provider.
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Dubber introduces innovative communication intelligence
Tue, 6th Jun 2023
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consumer
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dubber
Dubber launches 'Moments', an AI product designed to revolutionise communication and enhance consumer engagement.
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Deepfakes pose growing threat to global organisations - report
Thu, 1st Jun 2023
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censuswide
Jumio has released its 2023 Online Identity Study, the second instalment of its annual global consumer research, conducted by Censuswide.
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Australian retail supply chains struggling to meet consumer demands
Mon, 27th Mar 2023
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disruption
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retail
According to SOTI’s new retail report, the Australian retail supply chain is underperforming compared to other regions.
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TeamViewer chosen to streamline Henkel's IT department
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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it
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connectivity
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digitisation
With TeamViewer Tensor, the company was able to simplify its global internal IT support and make it more efficient.
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Value for money top of the list in building brand loyalty - report
Tue, 31st Jan 2023
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research
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study
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consumer
When asked which brand characteristics are essential for building customer loyalty, value for money was the most popular, chosen by 77% of respondents.
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Internet users actively seeking best brands from sea of options
Tue, 31st Jan 2023
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internet
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social media
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meltwater
Analysis of the data suggests that people are looking for more purposeful internet use, with a focus on quality over quantity, the researchers state.
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Why your house is the consumer and not you (or what I learned from the music industry)
Fri, 27th Jan 2023
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branding
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sales
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consumer
Consumers or buyers? The failure of many companies lies in their confusion of the two, leading to product flops and wasted resources.
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Sophos earns three AAA awards in SE Labs' security test
Fri, 6th Jan 2023
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endpoint protection
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cybersecurity
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sophos
Sophos Intercept X achieved 100% accuracy in detecting and stopping cyber attacks in SE Labs' tests, earning three AAA awards.
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Consumer habits transformed by COVID-19 and upcoming generations
Fri, 30th Dec 2022
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idc
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spending
By 2027, blockchain technology will enter the mainstream, touching over 70% of common consumer activities, predicts IDC.