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Catherine Knowles
Journalist
Currently working as a freelance writer and content creator, Catherine has a keen interest in all areas of technology and storytelling in our digital age. Having worked with a number of businesses and people across media, education, publishing and communications, Catherine has a definite respect for common sense, great content and turning ideas into reality.

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Maxis announces enhanced collaboration with Google Cloud for GenAI expansion
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digital transformation
Maxis expands strategic partnership with Google Cloud to integrate generative artificial intelligence within its operations, aiming to digitally transform enterprise businesses.
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Accenture report reveals legacy tech debt hindrance for CSPs' growth
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Accenture report reveals over 75% of Communication Service Providers grapple with legacy tech debt, impeding growth and business agility, despite strive for IT transformation.
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Bitera boosts Indonesia's digital economy with new data centre
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indonesia
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digital economy
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digitalisation
Bitera, a world-class data centre, has opened in Indonesia, aiming to boost the country's digital economy and combat the current under-penetration of data centre capabilities.
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Salesforce introduces Einstein Copilot, a customisable AI assistant
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big data
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crm
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cdp
Salesforce unveils public beta for Einstein Copilot, a customisable AI assistant set to revolutionise customer relationship management by utilising company-specific data securely.
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Akamai extends its segmentation solution to hybrid cloud environments
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devops
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hybrid cloud
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cloud services
Akamai Technologies expands its Akamai Guardicore Segmentation solution to reduce threats in hybrid cloud environments, initially focusing on Microsoft Azure deployments.
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APIs become the leading attack vector, cybersecurity research shows
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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research
Cybersecurity firm Imperva has found that 71% of last year's web traffic was linked to APIs, acting as a major attack vector due to organisations' insufficient visibility, leading to a sharp rise in targeted attacks.
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Wincanton bags exclusive rights to Zeus's freight tech in UK, Ireland
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cloud services
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freightways
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strategy
In a strategic shift, UK supply chain partner, Wincanton, acquires the exclusive rights to use Zeus' digital freight management solutions, strengthening a tech-driven approach.
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Australian VETs increasingly prioritise digital transformation
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it training
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digital transformation
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edutech
Digital transformation in Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers surges, aiming to boost student enrolment and retention, as revealed by ReadyTech's report.
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85% of Australian e-commerce content found to be plagiarised
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martech
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digital transformation
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seo
Australian AI-driven SEO solutions specialist, OptiDan, reveals alarming levels of duplicate and plagiarised content amongst e-commerce retailers in its comprehensive industry study.
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Doppelgänger: Russia's suspected influence operation targets Germany
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twitter
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germany
Doppelgänger, a suspected Russian influence operation targeting global audiences, has been under the watch of SentinelLabs and ClearSky Cyber Security since late 2023.
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Singapore's Geniebook recognised in top 150 digital learning companies
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edutech
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e-learning
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Singapore-based EdTech company, Geniebook, has been recognised in the GSV 150: Top Growth Companies in Digital Learning and Workforce Skills 2024, being the only entity from Southeast Asia to make the list.
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Adjust’s Mobile App Trends 2024 unveils boost in global app installs
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big data
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bi
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fintech
Mobile app installs globally rose by 4% in 2023, marking a recovery in the industry and highlighting the potential for returns, according to a report by analytics firm Adjust and AppLovin.
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Synology introduces BeeStation: An accessible personal cloud storage solution
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storage
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cloud services
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privacy
Taiwanese NAS leader Synology introduces BeeStation, a simpler and more user-friendly personal cloud storage product, designed for individual users and families in the ANZ region.
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UK councils show worrying laxity in AI usage policies
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council
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data leak
FOI data reveal a 'shocking' laxity among UK councils in regulating workplace Artificial Intelligence (AI) usage, with three-quarters lacking usage policies and over a third permitting AI use without policy.
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ScamBuster Thursday: Telstra launches new tactic to combat SMS scams
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smartphones
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email security
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technology gifts
Over 250,000 potential SMS and MMS scams have been reported in Australia, seeping through Telstra's hotline, with the highest number recorded on Thursdays.
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Kaspersky study: 40% of firms face shortage in cybersecurity hiring
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firewall
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it training
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network security
Over 40% of firms face a crippling lack of qualified cybersecurity professionals, contributing to heightened security risks, a new global study by Kaspersky exposes.
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Trend Micro dismantles major ransomware group LockBit
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Trend Micro collaborates with global law enforcement agents to disrupt major ransomware group, LockBit, responsible for a quarter of 2023's ransomware leaks amounting to billions of dollars.
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Thriving side hustle culture boosting Australian economy, GoDaddy reveals
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godaddy
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revenue management
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smb
GoDaddy's Venture Forward initiative reveals a thriving 'side hustle culture' in Australia due to online tools, with 61% of entrepreneurs reportedly running a lucrative microbusiness alongside full-time work.
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43% of enterprises investing in breakthrough GenAI technology, EY study reveals
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data protection
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ai
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cybersecurity
EY's study confirms 43% of firms are investing in generative AI, placing it third in emerging technologies, with 80% developing proof-of-concept applications.
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GCRE & Mavin Powercube partner for groundbreaking rail innovation site in Wales
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testing
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power / energy
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research
The Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) teams up with Mavin Powercube to incorporate a customised Powercube into their South Wales rail innovation site.
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Private Internet Access launches split tunnel fix, Apple TV VPN
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cloud services
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apple
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app development
Private Internet Access enhances privacy-focused services with the introduction of a macOS split tunneling fix and an Apple TV VPN, both featuring dedicated IP options.
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Mobile app installs grow by 4% in 2023 despite downturn
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bi
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big data
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gaming
App installs worldwide witnessed a 4% increase in 2023, revitalising sectors like fintech, gaming, and e-commerce, despite a downward trend last year, according to a report by Adjust and AppLovin.
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DataStax rolls out RAGStack, an all-new Gen AI data solution
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cto
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integration
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privacy
DataStax's RAGStack, a Gen AI data solution powered by LlamaIndex, is now available, offering Astra DB developers efficient parsing of complex PDF documents, previously a challenge in RAG implementation.
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Zyxel Networks launches high-performing, cloud-managed Ethernet switches
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network management
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ethernet
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bandwidth
Zyxel Networks expands its product portfolio with the XMG1915 series 8/16-Port 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Switches, defined by compact design and high-speed.