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Nexxen partners with VIDAA to bolster Australian TV advertising
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digital entertainment
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tv
Nexxen joins forces with VIDAA, offering Australian advertisers unrivalled access to automatic content recognition (ACR) data, enhancing TV audience targeting.
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Armis warns of major cyber-attack risk to 2024 global elections
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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Cybersecurity firm Armis predicts nation-states could target the 2024 global elections for a major cyber attack, with many organisations and governments ill-prepared for such threats.
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Unearthing mining's data and AI potential: Why It's overlooked and how to start
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big data
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it training
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bi
Despite the proven benefits, the untapped potential of data and AI within the mining industry remains overlooked due to traditional mindset, uncertain ROI and a lack of skills and expertise.
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Anastasia Nyrkovskaya makes history as Fortune Media's first female CEO
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leadership
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global expansion
Anastasia Nyrkovskaya charts history at Fortune Media, becoming the first female CEO and spearheading the media giant's digital transformation and global expansion.
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Qvest unveils AI adoption strategies in top media companies at NAB
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digital transformation
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digital entertainment
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Qvest has shared key findings about AI integration strategies among Fortune 1000 companies in the media, broadcasting, and entertainment sectors during the 2024 NAB Show keynote.
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Exclusive: How BirdDog is shaking up the broadcasting industry
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digital entertainment
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ai
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broadcasting
Melbourne-based BirdDog is revolutionising the broadcasting industry with its pioneering use of Network Device Interface (NDI) technology.
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City University partners with Vested to support new talent
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edutech
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public relations
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internships
City, University of London partners with financial services consultancy Vested to deliver a series of initiatives to support new talent joining the industry.
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.au Domain CEO Rosemary Sinclair to step down in 2024
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cloud services
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compliance
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telco
Rosemary Sinclair AM, .au Domain Administration CEO, will leave her post in 2024. She is celebrated for her advocacy for a global, secure, and open Australian digital economy.
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Aire Networks boosts single-fibre infrastructure with Infinera's ICE-X solution
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undersea cables
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infinera
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cto
Aire Networks plans to boost its single-fibre network infrastructure across Spain and Portugal through Infinera's ICE-X solution. The upgrade aims to meet surging customer bandwidth needs.
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Cartelux appoints Kae Hum & Carla McAloon in strategic roles
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hcm
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payroll systems
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Cartelux bolsters innovation strategy with hiring of industry leaders Kae Hum and Carla McAloon, as they work to expand beyond the automotive industry.
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Brad Banducci’s resignation: The ultimate self-checkout
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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woolworths
Woolworths boss resigns following a poorly handled media appearance and a series of PR disasters, highlighting the crucial need for media training for CEOs.
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Confronting fears is the first step to enterprise AI adoption
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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edutech
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it training
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IT leaders globally strive to overcome concerns over bias, governance and accuracy, whilst under pressure to rapidly adopt AI to stay competitive, a Juniper Networks survey reveals.
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Jscrambler grows executive team in global expansion drive
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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it automation
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partner programmes
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web development
Portugal-based cybersecurity giant, Jscrambler, advances global expansion plans with the appointment of new Chief Operations Officer, Mukesh Sharma, and Tyson Whitten as the Vice President of Global Marketing.
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Justin Mowday named Accenture's New Zealand Managing Director
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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kiwi
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nz
Justin Mowday takes the reins as Accenture's Country Managing Director for New Zealand from March 1, 2024, bolstering the firm's executive committee.
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Leaseweb launches Multi-CDN service in Asia Pacific region
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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gaming
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saas
Leaseweb, a cloud services provider, rolls out its Multi-CDN technology in Asia Pacific, enhancing content delivery performance and slashing latency for sectors including Media, SaaS, Gaming and more.
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Jscrambler triumphs again at 2024 BIG Innovation Awards
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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endpoint protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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edr
Jscrambler secures a second consecutive win at the 2024 BIG Innovation Awards for its pioneering client-side protection platform, leading global technology innovation and disruption.
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Cloudflare reports rise in API threats & DDoS shifts
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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firewall
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gaming
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advanced persistent threat protection
New report warns of a rise in API-based cyber threats as businesses digitise, alongside escalating DDoS activities targeting specific sectors and regions.
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Rise in DDoS attacks & API security threats in 2023
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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ml
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ddos
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partner programmes
Cloudflare's reports highlight the spike in DDoS attacks amid conflict in Palestine and Israel, and the growing security threats posed by 'shadow APIs'.
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Accenture set to acquire Singapore's Jixie to boost marketing tech resources
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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big data
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bi
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cx
Accenture set to strengthen marketing transformation capabilities by acquiring Singapore's Jixie, a tech firm primarily focused on Indonesian clientele.
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Sydney universities adopt EditShare solutions for media production demands
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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storage
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animation
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cloud storage
Sydney universities use EditShare solutions from Digistor to handle rising media production demands.
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GlobalLogic announces intent to acquire US-based Mobiveil in strategic move
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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partner programmes
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hitachi
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semiconductor
GlobalLogic, under Hitachi, plans to acquire US firm Mobiveil, a move set to bolster its embedded software expertise globally.
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CrowdStrike surpasses $1 billion sales milestone with Optiv partnership
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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partner programmes
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ai security
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, in cooperation with its strategic partner Optiv, has passed $1 billion in global sales.
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Tū Ātea fully acquires Broadtech in strategic telecoms industry move
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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testing
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network infrastructure
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it training
Tū Ātea completes the full acquisition of Broadtech Group in a strategic move to strengthen its telecoms and broadcasting services.
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Michael Martin steps in as new CEO of Strava from January 2024
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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nike
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media
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strava
Strava, the top digital community for athletes worldwide, welcomes new CEO Michael Martin from January 2024.