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Doppelgänger: Russia's suspected influence operation targets Germany
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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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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Over half of New Zealand's internet workforce want more remote work
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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Over half of New Zealand's internet-capable workforce want to increase remote working, according to InternetNZ's latest findings; however, employer restrictions remain a significant barrier.
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'Data Never Sleeps': Domo's annual report reveals escalating online activity
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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Domo's 11th 'Data Never Sleeps' report reveals skyrocketing dynamics of online interaction, driven by innovation in entertainment and commerce.
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Cloudflare reports 25% spike in global traffic & rise in cyber threats in 2023
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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Cloudflare reveals a 25% surge in global internet traffic and heightened cybersecurity threats in its 2023 report.
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X/Twitter targets New Zealand with new annual subscription fee
Thu, 19th Oct 2023
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X, formerly known as Twitter, is set to charge new users in New Zealand and the Philippines an annual fee of $1 to combat spam and bot accounts.
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Infragistics launches App Builder Design Contest for developers
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Infragistics initiates App Builder Design Contest, giving entrants a chance to show their creativity and win prizes.
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Lacework Hires Ex-Twitter CISO as Chief Information Security Officer
Wed, 17th May 2023
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Lea Kissner, former Twitter Cyber Chief, joins Lacework as CISO, leading development and implementation of their overall security strategy and programs.
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New Chief Product Officer appointed at LogicMonitor
Wed, 25th Jan 2023
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LogicMonitor appoints Taggart Matthiesen as its new Chief Product Officer, responsible for overseeing all aspects of product strategy for the company.
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New Chief Product Office at TrafficGuard will focus on global growth
Fri, 18th Nov 2022
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TrafficGuard appoints Elie Shuggi as Chief Product Officer to scale product offerings and support global growth against rampant ad fraud.
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Report shows Instagram Singapore’s most engaging platform
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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Singapore government's use of social media channels to engage with residents revealed in Emplifi report, with Instagram as the most popular platform.
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Netsafe welcomes public feedback on draft of Code of Practice for Online Safety and Harms
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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The code aims to establish a self-regulatory framework to protect New Zealanders from online harm and harmful content.
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Twitter trials new advertising system in tweet conversations
Mon, 18th Oct 2021
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Twitter tests new ad format, inserting ads under tweet replies, offering more opportunities for businesses and more ad saturation for users.
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Netsafe works with global tech giants to address online harm in NZ
Fri, 6th Aug 2021
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Facebook, Google, TikTok, and Twitter are joining Netsafe to develop a code of practice for online safety in New Zealand.
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Twitter and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership
Fri, 5th Feb 2021
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As part of the new partnership, Twitter will adopt several Google Cloud tools which will enable the social media company to handle its high volume of processes.
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Twitter chooses AWS to provide its global cloud infrastructure
Wed, 16th Dec 2020
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Twitter has announced a two-year deal with Amazon Web Services to use its global cloud infrastructure for scaling their service.
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GlobalData: Machine learning a hot topic amongst AI influencers
Fri, 4th Dec 2020
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As well as machine learning, big data and data science emerged as the most mentioned trends among the AI influencer discussions.
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Unprecedented Twitter bitcoin scam targets Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple
Thu, 16th Jul 2020
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High-profile Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam.
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New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
Thu, 21st May 2020
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New bot-detecting tool, BotSight, helps Twitter users spot fake accounts in the fight against disinformation.
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Twitter employees can choose to work from home forever
Thu, 14th May 2020
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Twitter has announced that its employees can work from home indefinitely, stating that remote working has been a huge success.
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Google leads donations as tech sector pledges US$1.4 billion to COVID-19 crisis
Mon, 13th Apr 2020
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Tech giants donate over $1.4bn to combat COVID-19 crisis. Google leads with $800m, followed by Cisco ($225m) and Facebook ($120m).
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Twitter aims to be 'world's most diverse & inclusive tech company'
Tue, 17th Mar 2020
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Twitter's diversity push aims for 50% women in workforce by 2025.
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Adobe, New York Times and Twitter announce content authenticity initiative
Tue, 5th Nov 2019
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Adobe is developing an opt-in system that will allow creators and publishers to securely attach attribution data to content they choose to share.
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AMD launches new generation of EPYC processors for data centers
Thu, 15th Aug 2019
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AMD's new EPYC 7002 processors aim to revolutionise data centres with cost-saving efficiency.
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Twitter gets a makeover
Thu, 18th Jul 2019
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Twitter has begun to rollout a refreshed and updated version of its website, as it looks to give users a more personalised experience.