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Australian AI startup Marqo secures $12.5m in funding
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Marqo secures $12.5m in Series A funding to further the adoption of its pioneering vector search platform and accelerate commercial growth.
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QR code attacks surge on C-Suite executives, reveals Abnormal Security report
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Cybercriminals are increasingly employing quishing attacks, utilising malicious QR codes to target high-ranking officials and smaller businesses, reveals AI-native cloud email security platform, Abnormal Security.
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ControlUp reports stellar 65% year-on-year growth in 2023
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Digital Employee Experience management leader, ControlUp, reports astounding 65% YoY growth in 2023, boosting Global DEX tool market, after flourishing Q4 results.
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Relevance AI secures AU$15M for AI workforce expansion
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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Relevance AI bags AU$15M in Series A funding to help businesses build and democratise AI workforces across the globe.
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Allianz SE CEO Oliver Bäte joins Coalition's Board of Directors
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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Allianz SE CEO, Oliver Bäte, brings his extensive industry expertise to Coalition's Board of Directors.
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Australia pledges no ransom payments for cyber attacks at CRI Summit
Sat, 4th Nov 2023
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Australia officially pledges at the CRI Summit not to pay ransom for cyber attacks, affirming its dedication to combatting global cybercrime.
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Adelaide's The Big Middle awarded APJ Partner of the Year by WalkMe
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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The Big Middle, based in Adelaide, has been awarded WalkMe's Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) Partner of the Year.
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Yubico unveils FIDO Pre-reg for seamless passwordless onboarding & recovery
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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Yubico has partnered with Okta to launch FIDO Pre-reg, a passwordless onboarding and account recovery service for enterprise users.
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Roary Stasko appointed new CEO of Telstra's International Business
Thu, 11th May 2023
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Roary Stasko has been named the new CEO of Telstra's international business, replacing Oliver Camplin-Warner, effective July 1.
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Kelly Ducourty appointed UiPath's new Chief Customer Officer
Wed, 3rd May 2023
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cloud services
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UiPath appoints Kelly Ducourty, former executive at Google and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as the new Chief Customer Officer to lead customer operations.
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LoopMe achieves 27% YoY growth in APAC, hires Head of South East Asia
Thu, 2nd Mar 2023
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LoopMe achieves 27% YoY growth in APAC, surpasses $150M global revenue with the help of AI-powered technology products and key executive hires.
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Shift management platform Deputy appoints Silvija Martincevic as new CEO
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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Shift management platform, Deputy, appoints Silvija Martincevic as CEO as it reaches $100M in annual recurring revenue & serves 330,000 workplaces.
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Deputy appoints new global CEO Silvija Martincevic
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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Silvija Martincevic appointed new CEO of shift management platform Deputy, as it secures $100m in annual recurring revenue for 330k workplaces.
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ACS appoints Chris Vein as Chief Executive Officer
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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world bank
The professional association for Australia's technology sector announced Chris Vein has been appointed the organisation's Chief Executive Officer.
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Ingram NZ taking top team of partners to San Fran 7s final
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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The dozen lucky partners will be seeing the Bay Area sights, attending the grand final of the Sevens, and spending a day hosted at HP’s HQ.
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Radical new features in the latest update to Salesforce
Fri, 21st Oct 2016
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With this new version, Salesforce is making artificial intelligence and machine learning accessible to all businesses of all sizes.
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Inside Facebook’s developer conference
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg kicked the conference off with a keynote detailing Facebook’s 10-year technology roadmap.
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Sydney top 10 city for innovating through technology
Wed, 6th Apr 2016
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Sydney has been ranked tenth in a Dell global report on cities embracing technology to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing and globalised future.
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Photo gallery: HPE partners' super time at the Super Bowl 50
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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HPE NZ is upping the ante for its partners, offering up 'sportacular' incentives, as winning partners attending last week's Super Bowl 50 can attest.
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Mako Networks debts top $30 million; $25m deficit expected
Wed, 9th Sep 2015
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physical security
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email security
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london
​Failed network management company Mako Networks has liabilities of more than $30 million, with an estimated deficit of $25m expected.
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Spark Digital new head of marketing a 'real coup'
Fri, 23rd Jan 2015
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business
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advertising
Mark Redgrave's appointment as Spark Digital's new marketing chief heralds a major win, armed with prolific international and tech expertise.
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New fund to help meet need for homegrown tech talent
Tue, 18th Feb 2014
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A new tuition fund to train software developers has been launched to help address the critical shortage of IT talent in New Zealand.
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Mako Networks realises American dream with US office
Thu, 12th Sep 2013
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The cloud-based network management and security firm has grown from humble beginnings 13 years ago in a Herne Bay flat, to a global company with offices in Auckland, London, Melbourne, and now San Francisco.
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Competition winners offered trips to the home of tech entrepreneurship
Mon, 11th Jun 2012
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Leaders of top teams at Auckland and Wellington Startup Weekend events to win four weeks promoting their startups in San Francisco.