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UK government launches £1.5m campaign to boost tech sector
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Tech Secretary Michelle Donelan announces a £1.5m government campaign to stimulate investment in UK science and technology startups.
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£100m boost for UK's AI industry from Chancellor Hunt
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AI investment in the UL set to double with a £100m boost, targeting healthcare, environmental protection, and national security sectors.
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IWD 2024: International Women’s Day 2024: How sharing equity is inspiring inclusion for female founders
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In 2023, female-founded US start-ups received only 2% total venture-backed capital; the International Women's Day 2024 theme 'Inspire Inclusion' aims to break down such barriers.
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NVIDIA GTC 2024 coming up soon, with AI taking centre stage
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GTC 2024 by NVIDIA sets to break convention with its hybrid model and a robust focus on AI, serving as a fertile ground for collaborative AI development.
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Kiteworks launches new DRM technology for secure file sharing
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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Kiteworks introduces SafeEDIT, a next-gen digital rights management tech focusing on secure file sharing using video streaming.
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Who the backers back: Why diversity in Australian VC funding portfolios should be made public
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Diverse companies outperform less diverse peers, McKinsey report shows, prompting calls for Australian venture capital funds to publicly disclose diversity levels within their investment portfolios.
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SEON appoints ex-Uber executive Björn Heckel as new CTO
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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Fraud prevention platform, SEON, recruits Björn Heckel, seasoned tech executive from Uber and Salesforce, as CTO to reinforce its commitment to fighting fraud and boosting enterprise solutions.
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Equinix to deploy liquid cooling tech in over 100 global data centres
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Equinix plans to extend liquid cooling technologies to over 100 of its global data centres to support high-performance workloads such as AI.
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OpenUK report examines state of open source skills in the UK
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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OpenUK's 'Skills or Bust' report highlights potential for economic growth through open source skills in the UK.
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Mapping the future of UK's digital economy at Parliament
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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UK industry leaders gathered at Parliament to strategise on the future of the digital economy, covering digital skills, diversity, and sustainability.
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Data centre construction boom shifts focus to emerging markets
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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Data centre construction costs in emerging markets rise by as much as 22% according to Turner & Townsend's Data Centre Cost Index 2023.
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Private Internet Access expands global server network to 91 countries
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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Private Internet Access (PIA) has expanded its global server network to 91 countries, strengthening its position in the cybersecurity sector.
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Boomi unveils GenAI tool, Boomi GPT, simplifying automation
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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Boomi has introduced Boomi GPT, its first offering in the Boomi AI suite, promising streamlined integration and automation on the Boomi platform.
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Let'sMOD’s platform brings generative AI into social gaming
Thu, 17th Aug 2023
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Let’sMOD’s new offering uses quantum techniques, which are set to disrupt social gaming with generative microgame AI.
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Orange group appoints Bruno Zerbib as CTIO
Wed, 26th Apr 2023
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Orange group appoints Bruno Zerbib as Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, bringing his expertise in AI and network virtualization.
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QuSecure appoints Lisa Hammitt as First Independent Director
Fri, 17th Feb 2023
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QuSecure, a PQC cybersecurity software leader, appointed Lisa Hammitt as first independent director who will focus on quantum technology and cyber resilience.
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Bluon appoints Adam Curry as senior vice president of software & data
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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Bluon promotes Adam Curry to SVP of software and data; he will oversee vision, structure and overall UI/UX of software product offerings for HVAC.
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Proofpoint appoints Evan Dumas as vice president of the Southeast Asia & Korea region
Sat, 6th Aug 2022
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Proofpoint appoints Evan Dumas as VP for Southeast Asia & Korea to lead the company's business growth in the region and cybersecurity solutions.
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Aussie businesses warned of impending cyber attack amid international tensions
Tue, 8th Feb 2022
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Australian businesses warned of impending cyber attack amid rising international tensions, following recent attack on News Corp. #Cybersecurity.
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Silicon Valley to lose its tech centre crown to global cities
Fri, 22nd Feb 2019
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A new survey of tech industry leaders found the majority believe it is likely the Valley will be usurped within four years by other cities around the world.
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CyrusOne invests in further Silicon Valley expansion
Wed, 20th Feb 2019
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The company has announced it has purchased an additional 8 acres of land in Santa Clara, with plans to expand its presence.
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Broadcom’s board of directors nab former Google Cloud COO
Tue, 15th Jan 2019
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Broadcom appoints tech veteran Diane Bryant to board, boosting its IT and cloud expertise.
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Sektor to take customers on a tour of the future
Mon, 3rd Dec 2018
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125 customers will be taken on a Silicon Valley study tour to hear from innovators, disruptors and leading thinkers to help inspire new solutions.
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Silicon Valley connection key to Kiwi growth, says expert
Tue, 4th Sep 2018
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Graeme Muller says that he has returned from the Bay Area with an understanding of just how valuable the Kiwi-Cali connection will be.