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Half of online traffic in 2024 generated by bots, report finds
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gaming
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application security
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cybersecurity
Bad bots accounted for nearly half of all global internet traffic in 2024, hitting their highest ever level since monitoring began in 2013, warns cybersecurity leader Imperva.
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Neo4j 'instrumental' in creation of new ISO graph query standard
Yesterday
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digital transformation
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open source
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ai
Neo4j celebrates the publication of the first new database query language by ISO in over 35 years - the Graph Query Language (GQL), a notable milestone in database innovation.
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Denodo partners with Google Cloud to advance data management with AI
Yesterday
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digital transformation
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virtualisation
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ai
Denodo, a leader in data management, reveals a groundbreaking partnership with Google Cloud's Vertex AI, aiming to optimise data virtualisation and large language models to enable advanced AI solutions.
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WalkMe's financial growth & AI advancements spotlighted at Realize 2024
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ai
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digitisation
WalkMe's financial resurgence and innovative AI advancements are set to take centre stage at their upcoming Realize 2024 event.
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Half of ANZ lawyers trial generative AI despite lingering scepticism
Yesterday
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ai
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lexisnexis
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legal software
Half of legal workers in Australia and New Zealand have tried AI tools, yet skepticism remains high, a survey by legal information provider LexisNexis has revealed.
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First-party data collection prioritised due to privacy laws
Yesterday
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cloud services
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ai
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privacy
Data privacy laws drive firms to favour first-party data collection via email and websites, according to State of Marketing Automation report, with generative AI use also rising.
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Building the cyber defences needed to ward off attacks
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edutech
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cloud services
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ransomware
A surge in cyberattacks prompts Australia to strengthen their digital defence, aiming to utilise education and a 'human factor' to thwart attacks amid rising hacker innovation.
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NAB Show 2024: Harnessing GenAI for media's next frontier
Yesterday
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digital transformation
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ml
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ai
The NAB Show 2024 illuminated the potential of General AI (GenAI) in media but also highlighted the gap between its hype and readiness, with Qvest pointing the way forward.
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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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Qualtrics appoints Gurdeep Singh Pall as AI Strategy President
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microsoft
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voip
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contact centre
Qualtrics, renowned experience management firm, welcomes Gurdeep Singh Pall as its first-ever President of AI Strategy. The former Microsoft executive will steer the AI-enriched evolution of experience management for customers and employees.
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Arrow Electronics expands Copilot for Microsoft 365 to EMEA partners
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cloud services
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public cloud
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compliance
Arrow Electronics expands access to the AI-enhanced Copilot for Microsoft 365 via its ArrowSphere Cloud to EMEA region partners, maximising potential opportunities.
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Microsoft Envision AI roadshow: Unveiling generative AI's impact in NZ
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microsoft
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power / energy
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ai
At the recent Microsoft Envision AI Roadshow in Auckland, business executives explored the rapidly growing influence of generative AI and its potential to transform operations and tackle social inequities.
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Denodo collaborates with Google Cloud to boost AI capabilities
2 days ago
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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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Pegasystems introduces AI coach to boost workflow efficiency
3 days ago
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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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ThoughtSpot appoints Ahmed Quadri as Chief Customer Officer
3 days ago
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
In a strategic move to enhance its customer experience, AI-Powered Analytics firm, ThoughtSpot, appoints veteran tech leader, Ahmed Quadri, as its new Chief Customer Officer.
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AI-Washing: A new wave of ethical and legal considerations for corporate Australia
3 days ago
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ml
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accc
AI-washing prompts ethical debates and legal challenges in corporate Australia, as companies risk fines for making false claims about their AI technology use.
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Adobe set to revolutionise video production with new AI tools
3 days ago
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video
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martech
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ai
Adobe is set to revolutionise video creation with its new generative AI tools within Premiere Pro, streamlining workflows and facilitating seamless object editing in scenes.
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Genesis Energy embraces AI utilisation in Microsoft's Early Access Program
Last week
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microsoft
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data protection
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power / energy
Genesis Energy, New Zealand's leading energy company, has partnered with Microsoft to utilise its AI tools towards combating data privacy and ROI challenges, empowering all employees to drive technological change.
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Swann announces AI-driven voice assistant for home security
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apple
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cloud services
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smartphones
Swann, in partnership with Amazon Web Services, is set to launch the HomeShield, an AI-driven voice assistant for home security.
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Litera launches Foundation Dragon, a cutting-edge GenAI deal term database
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cloud services
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ai
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transactions
Litera's generative AI, Foundation Dragon, improves legal deal term processing by giving instant access to past transaction data, enabling law firms to negotiate from a position of strength.
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Survey finds half of businesses planning to adopt AI
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ai
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
A joint survey by the Cloud Security Alliance and Google Cloud forecasts 55% of businesses to adopt AI in the next year.
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Mumbai startup Neysa attracts $20m for GenAI cloud expansion
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paas
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iaas
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ai
AI cloud startup Neysa secures $20m Seed funding for the development and global expansion of its Generative AI cloud platform.
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SentinelOne launches AI security analyst Purple AI
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edr
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cybersecurity
SentinelOne launches AI security analyst, Purple AI, aimed at revolutionising and expediting threat hunting and response.
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Neo4j & Google Cloud team up to enhance GenAI application development
Last week
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ai
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google workspace
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data management
Neo4j partners with Google Cloud to accelerate Generative AI application development with new GraphRAG capabilities.