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Chancellor Hunt champions UK tech industry at Davos forum
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, champions UK technology and calls for increased investment at the Davos World Economic Forum amid global economic uncertainty.
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Scrumconnect Consulting unveils new Newcastle office
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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technology gifts
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smart home
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Scrumconnect Consulting unveils a new office in Newcastle's Portland House, furthering its commitment to government transformations.
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India-Japan Fund invests Rs. 400 Crore into Mahindra's mobility unit
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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sustainable it
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government of india
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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.
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Rivero secures $7 million to boost Europe-wide fintech growth
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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saas
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fintech
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Swiss fintech firm Rivero has raised $7m in a Series A funding round to expand its Europe-wide presence.
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UK hailed as Europe's most advanced digital economy
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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microsoft
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government
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google
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.
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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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investment
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universities
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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Microsoft New Zealand demonstrates robust growth despite economic fluctuations
Tue, 2nd Jan 2024
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microsoft
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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.
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VNET partners with SDHG to spur renewable energy in China
Mon, 1st Jan 2024
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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.
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Level Access set to acquire digital accessibility innovator UserWay
Mon, 1st Jan 2024
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ai
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Digital accessibility giant, Level Access, announces deal to acquire AI tech firm UserWay, expanding accessibility solutions reach for organisations of varying sizes.
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AtomBeam hits $3 million target in StartEngine fundraiser
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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bandwidth
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AtomBeam hits $3 million startup funding, showing strong investor faith in its game-changing data-shrinking tech.
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EY report highlights risks to renewable energy transition
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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power / energy
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retail
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renewable energy
EY report warns energy transition towards renewables may be derailed by challenges and risks.
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James Martin Institute guides NSW in AI development leadership
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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ai
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James Martin Institute has issued a guide for New South Wales to lead in AI regulation, fostering inclusive economic growth.
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5G MVNO market projected to reach $132 billion by 2029
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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bandwidth
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5G MVNO market forecasted to reach $132.03bn by 2029, harnessing 5G technology without the need for physical infrastructure.
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Egress experts predict wave of AI weaponisation in cyber threats for 2024
Wed, 27th Dec 2023
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cx
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Egress forecasts AI-powered cyber threats to soar in 2024, with cybercriminals exploiting artificial intelligence.
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Vodafone invests $20 million in technology-focused retail revamp
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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apple
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customers
Vodafone unveils $20 million tech-led retail revamp for enhanced customer experience and increased demand.
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NTT & TEPCO join forces to advance Tokyo's data centre industry
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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NTT Global Data Centers Japan and TEPCO Power Grid to create a joint venture, developing data centres in Tokyo's proficient Inzai-Shiroi region.
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Businesses challenged by supply chain cybersecurity threats
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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ai
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cybersecurity
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97% of UK firms face ongoing supply chain cyber threats, enduring negative impacts in the past year, reveals BlueVoyant.
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Salvador Technologies secures $6m funding for cyber-attack recovery expansion
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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ai
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cybercrime
Salvador Technologies secures $6 million investment to expand its pioneering cyber-attack recovery solutions globally.
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Rapid7 partners with Duo for strategic distribution in New Zealand
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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devops
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cloud security
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application security
New Zealand's cybersecurity expenditure could boost as Rapid7 appoints Duo, a branch of Sektor, for strategic distribution.
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Cyber security budget cuts linked to mental health issues, survey reveals
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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ransomware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
IT professionals' mental health impacted by reduced cyber security budgets, Integrity360 survey shows.
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NTT forecasts key tech developments for the year ahead
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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iot
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iaas
NTT Ltd forecasts a rise in Generative AI adoption, automated Network Operations Centres, sustainable tech solutions, and industry-specific clouds by 2024.
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AI and sustainability amongst key fintech trends for 2024
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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cx
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
Lanistar Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Baber, spotlights AI, Gen Z adoption, and sustainability as 2024's major fintech trends.
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UK govt invests £530m to boost rural broadband connectivity
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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broadband
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collaboration
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digital divide
UK Government announces over £530m investment to enhance rural broadband, targeting connectivity for 330,000+ businesses and homes.
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Antifragility touted as key for ANZ businesses amidst economic turbulence
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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compliance
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investment
Amid economic instability, ANZ businesses are encouraged to embrace 'antifragility', turning challenges into growth chance.