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Gallagher Security wins top OSPA award for second year running
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Warwick-based Gallagher Security has won the Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer Award for the second year at the 2024 OSPAs, recognised for its innovative approach to global security solutions.
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Spark & NZIER to boost NZ's productivity with technology
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Spark, in partnership with the NZIER, aims to steer Aotearoa New Zealand a technology generation ahead, addressing the country's productivity challenges.
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Rockwell Automation promotes Mariya Prempeh as Country Manager for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei
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Mariya Prempeh ascends to the role of Country Manager for Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei at Rockwell Automation, enhancing market presence in the industrial automation sector.
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Confronting fears is the first step to enterprise AI adoption
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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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Simply Nootropics recruits renowned neuroscientist Dr. Brian Ramos
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Renowned neuroscientist Dr. Brian P. Ramos joins Simply Nootropics as in-house expert, bringing over 20 years of expertise to drive innovation and progress for the NZ and AU-based company.
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Cognizant partners with ServiceNow to enhance AI in workplace solutions
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managed services
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Cognizant teams up with ServiceNow to enhance its WorkNEXTÔ modern workplace services, aiming for improved AI adoption, streamlined self-services, and a shift to a 'total experience' model.
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ESET unveils new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore
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ESET, a renowned digital security firm, has launched its new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, demonstrating commitment to the region's evolving cybersecurity landscape and digital economy.
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Straker reports stable Q3 revenue & record gross margins
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Despite a slight year-on-year dip, Straker reports secure Q3 FY24 outcomes with benchmark gross margins boosted by AI-driven services, hinting at market stabilisation.
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AVEVA opens global design competition for AI-powered solutions
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AVEVA, a leading industrial software company, launches its first-ever global E3D Design Competition, challenging users to create innovative AI and machine learning solutions to address business challenges.
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Should VMware customers be considering Plan B?
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application security
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Uncertainty clouds VMware's future following its £61bn acquisition by Broadcom, forcing many clients to contemplate alternate measures amidst concerns of staff layoffs and price hikes.
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Chancellor Hunt champions UK tech industry at Davos forum
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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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Tata Consultancy Services launches TCS GoZero Hub with Macquarie University
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Tata Consultancy Services and Macquarie University launch TCS GoZero Hub, a research centre set to facilitate Australia's shift towards net-zero carbon emissions.
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Claroty appoints industry veteran as first Chief Customer Officer
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Cyber-physical systems protection firm, Claroty, appoints industry veteran Shira Bar Yosef as its first ever Chief Customer Officer, aiming to enrich customer experience.
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State of UK research and innovation in science and tech in 2024
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cios
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science
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Council on Geostrategy to launch a substantial survey determining strengths and weaknesses of UK's science and technology sector.
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McGrathNicol becomes Founding Partner in Australian Insider Risk Centre
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Advisory firm McGrathNicol has joined the Australian Insider Risk Centre of Excellence as a Founding Partner, set to contribute towards enhancing Australia’s cyber resilience.
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Vietnam's FPT pioneers as first billion-dollar revenue tech firm
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FPT surpasses $1bn in global IT service revenue, amid successful acquisitions and the launch of new automotive tech subsidiary.
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Viettel Cyber Security named top cybersecurity firm
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Viettel Cyber Security's portfolio of solutions earns it the 2023 Vietnam Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan.
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Adzcorner anticipates 40% growth in 2023-24 financial year
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New Delhi-based performance marketing solutions provider marketing solutions provider, Adzcorner, projects a 40% revenue growth for fiscal year 2023-24.
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Half of global businesses use machine learning but lack specialist teams
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Despite 50% of firms worldwide using machine learning, half of chief technology officers don't have a single professional in that role, signaling a gap in specialisation needs.
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Taiwan hosts 5G-ACIA assembly for industrial IoT 5G standards alignment
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nokia
Taiwan was the first-time host of the influential 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation General Assembly, promoting global 5G smart manufacturing standards and bolstering Taiwanese manufacturers' global supply chain presence.
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EY's Catriona Campbell awarded MBE for services to technology
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Catriona Campbell, Chief Technology and Innovation Leader at EY UK and Ireland, has been awarded an MBE for her two-decade contribution to technology and AI innovation.
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China's top firms to increase AI spending, predicts IDC
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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Top 2000 Chinese firms to devote over 50% of core IT budget to AI by 2027, potentially sparking a double-digit innovation hike, reveals International Data Corporation.
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Noname Security announces new executive appointments for 2024 growth phase
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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Noname Security strengthens its leadership team with new executive appointments, planning for a robust growth phase in 2024.
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5G base station filter market set for dramatic growth by 2029
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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The 5G Base Station Filter Market is set to boom, with a projected 37.3% CAGR, reaching USD$194 billion by 2029.