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TCS Sustainathon Malaysia 2024 challenges STEM gender gap
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Over 200 Malaysian students from 30 universities joined Tata Consultancy Services' Sustainathon, developing innovative strategies aimed at bridging the gender gap in STEM fields.
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Crimson Education brings Ivy League programme to Kiwis
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EdTech leader Crimson Education partners with the University of Pennsylvania to provide an innovative, globe-spanning, hybrid entrepreneurship programme, enhancing both online and traditional classroom-based learning methods.
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DTA unveils Learning Pathways to bolster dementia care in Australia
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federal government
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) introduces Learning Pathways, an online tool for enhancing dementia care standards nationwide.
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NVIDIA's breakthroughs redefine quantum computing landscape
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Nvidia Technologies advances quantum computing with breakthroughs in science, finance, and educational realms, reshaping research strategies and propelling quantum era applications.
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Ordr launches unique training programme to bolster cyber security skills
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digital transformation
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cloud services
Ordr introduces the innovative Ordr University, a unique AI-based training programme built to equip cybersecurity teams with the skills required to combat growing cyber threats.
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IWD 2024: International Women’s Day 2024: How sharing equity is inspiring inclusion for female founders
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In 2023, female-founded US start-ups received only 2% total venture-backed capital; the International Women's Day 2024 theme 'Inspire Inclusion' aims to break down such barriers.
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UK students call for faster AI tool adoption in universities
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Two-thirds of students believe their universities are too slow to adopt AI learning tools, signalling a sizeable need gap, according to a new survey.
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Crayon partners with Kahoot! to boost global educational engagement
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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students
IT services innovator, Crayon, joins forces with learning and engagement platform, Kahoot!, in a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing global educational experiences through technology.
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VietCredCare cyber threat rocks Vietnam's social media landscape
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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email security
Vietnam is being rocked by an advanced cyber threat, VietCredCare, targeting business social media accounts, leading to widespread data breaches in government, business, and education sectors.
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Australian edtech Getmee triumphs in recent funding round
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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deakin university
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Australian ed-tech startup Getmee secures funding led by Access Capital Ventures to facilitate its AI-supported English coaching platform's expansion.
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Manchester tech firm Sync reaches £1 billion in Apple product sales in 2023
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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sales
Manchester's tech firm Sync celebrates GBP £1b billion sales in Apple products and major recognition in a stellar 2023.
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The shifting security perimeter in higher education
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
Shifting the security perimeter from places and platforms to people marks a significant evolution in strategy.
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Stellar Cyber amplifies field-proven university program
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
Stellar Cyber introduces a free global initiative to aid educational institutions in addressing the cybersecurity skills shortage.
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NSW launches initiative to bridge projected digital skills gap by 2030
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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industry experts
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NSW launches pioneering venture, the Digital Skills and Workforce Compact, to address expected 85,000 digital worker shortfall by 2030.
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Seed funding secured for Martian AI venture which routes LLM requests
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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universities
Two University of Pennsylvania graduates secure seed funding to develop Martian, a unique AI venture aiding in LLM model routing.
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UK academia divided over role & ethics of AI technologies
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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higher education
A stark divide has emerged in UK universities surrounding the ethics and role of AI technologies in higher education settings.
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Intel's supercomputers earn top spots in global TOP500 list
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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network infrastructure
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Intel adds 23 new systems to the TOP500 list, including 4 in the top 10, featuring Data Centre GPU Max Series and 4th Gen Xeon Scalable processors.
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UK Govt announces £200m digital skills training package
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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productivity
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jobs
The UK Government unveils a £200m digital skills package aimed at enhancing local economies and fostering the rise of 'digital nomads'.
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Glasgow Caledonian University employs CyberArk for identity security
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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pam
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physical security
Glasgow Caledonian University teams up with CyberArk for robust identity security amid increased cyber attack risks.
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Wiley Edge & Cisco team up to bridge tech skills gap for graduates
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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data science
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cybersecurity
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emerging technology
Wiley Edge partners with Cisco Networking Academy to provide graduates with crucial tech skills, addressing the industry's skills gap.
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Aston University women triumph at Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2023
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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gender equality
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universities
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gender diversity
Two women from Aston University shine at the Midlands Women in Tech Awards, earning top honours in academia and tech.
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Universities urged to change Curricula to foster data-driven tech
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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big data
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Concerns are growing over the lack of web intelligence education in university courses, potentially hindering the growth of data-driven technologies.
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Tech industry's skills gap & bias towards top universities limiting diversity
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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edutech
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it training
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higher education
A 'Diversity in Tech' report indicates a skills gap and bias towards top universities limits tech industry diversity.
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Boise State's Cyberdome marks successful first year in cybersecurity
Tue, 3rd Oct 2023
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
Cyberdome initiative by Boise State University and Stellar Cyber celebrates a year of bolstering rural cybersecurity.