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Chancellor Hunt champions UK tech industry at Davos forum
UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, champions UK technology and calls for increased investment at the Davos World Economic Forum amid global economic uncertainty.
Scrumconnect Consulting unveils new Newcastle office
Scrumconnect Consulting unveils a new office in Newcastle's Portland House, furthering its commitment to government transformations.
India-Japan Fund invests Rs. 400 Crore into Mahindra's mobility unit
India-Japan Fund invests Rs. 400 Crore in Mahindra and Mahindra's Last Mile Mobility, bolstering the company's sustainable transport goals in its first-ever investment act.
Rivero secures $7 million to boost Europe-wide fintech growth
Swiss fintech firm Rivero has raised $7m in a Series A funding round to expand its Europe-wide presence.
UK hailed as Europe's most advanced digital economy
A new report from the Computer and Communications Industry Association highlights the UK as Europe's leading digital economy, hosting major tech enterprises and attracting USD $30bn in 2022 tech-sector VC investment.
Australian edtech Getmee triumphs in recent funding round
Australian ed-tech startup Getmee secures funding led by Access Capital Ventures to facilitate its AI-supported English coaching platform's expansion.
Microsoft New Zealand demonstrates robust growth despite economic fluctuations
Despite economic upheaval, Microsoft New Zealand sees a robust 11.48% rise in revenue, solid growth in assets, and an impressive equity surge, indicating strong financial performance.
VNET partners with SDHG to spur renewable energy in China
China's VNET Group partners with Shandong Hi-Speed Holdings to drive renewable energy projects and cutting-edge computing infrastructures across northern China, aiming for sustainable, low-carbon growth.
Level Access set to acquire digital accessibility innovator UserWay
Digital accessibility giant, Level Access, announces deal to acquire AI tech firm UserWay, expanding accessibility solutions reach for organisations of varying sizes.
AtomBeam hits $3 million target in StartEngine fundraiser
AtomBeam hits $3 million startup funding, showing strong investor faith in its game-changing data-shrinking tech.
EY report highlights risks to renewable energy transition
EY report warns energy transition towards renewables may be derailed by challenges and risks.
James Martin Institute guides NSW in AI development leadership
James Martin Institute has issued a guide for New South Wales to lead in AI regulation, fostering inclusive economic growth.
5G MVNO market projected to reach $132 billion by 2029
5G MVNO market forecasted to reach $132.03bn by 2029, harnessing 5G technology without the need for physical infrastructure.
Egress experts predict wave of AI weaponisation in cyber threats for 2024
Egress forecasts AI-powered cyber threats to soar in 2024, with cybercriminals exploiting artificial intelligence.
Vodafone invests $20 million in technology-focused retail revamp
Vodafone unveils $20 million tech-led retail revamp for enhanced customer experience and increased demand.
NTT & TEPCO join forces to advance Tokyo's data centre industry
NTT Global Data Centers Japan and TEPCO Power Grid to create a joint venture, developing data centres in Tokyo's proficient Inzai-Shiroi region.
Businesses challenged by supply chain cybersecurity threats
97% of UK firms face ongoing supply chain cyber threats, enduring negative impacts in the past year, reveals BlueVoyant.
Salvador Technologies secures $6m funding for cyber-attack recovery expansion
Salvador Technologies secures $6 million investment to expand its pioneering cyber-attack recovery solutions globally.
Rapid7 partners with Duo for strategic distribution in New Zealand
New Zealand's cybersecurity expenditure could boost as Rapid7 appoints Duo, a branch of Sektor, for strategic distribution.
Cyber security budget cuts linked to mental health issues, survey reveals
IT professionals' mental health impacted by reduced cyber security budgets, Integrity360 survey shows.
NTT forecasts key tech developments for the year ahead
NTT Ltd forecasts a rise in Generative AI adoption, automated Network Operations Centres, sustainable tech solutions, and industry-specific clouds by 2024.
AI and sustainability amongst key fintech trends for 2024
Lanistar Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Baber, spotlights AI, Gen Z adoption, and sustainability as 2024's major fintech trends.
UK govt invests £530m to boost rural broadband connectivity
UK Government announces over £530m investment to enhance rural broadband, targeting connectivity for 330,000+ businesses and homes.
Antifragility touted as key for ANZ businesses amidst economic turbulence
Amid economic instability, ANZ businesses are encouraged to embrace 'antifragility', turning challenges into growth chance.