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Australian fintech investment plummets by 76% amid global downturn
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Australia's fintech deal value sunk by 76% to US$587m in 2023, a six-year low, amid a worldwide investment downturn, reports KPMG's Pulse of Fintech.
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Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
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Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
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DataStax unveils SwiftieGPT, AI chatbot for Taylor Swift's Australian fans
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In anticipation of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour, DataStax announces SwiftieGPT, an AI chatbot offering comprehensive knowledge about Taylor Swift to her Australian fans.
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Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
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DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
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Australia's digital health sector yields record-breaking economic returns
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Australia's digital health investment yields $19.70 in capital, 56 jobs and AUD 4.2m in gross economic value for every AUD $1m invested, according to a landmark report.
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Wiise partners with Endeavour & Thyme to bolster NZ market
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Cloud ERP platform Wiise partners with New Zealand tech providers Endeavour and Thyme Technologies, aiming to streamline the operations of NZ's SMBs.
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LawCPD unveils first AI-powered learning feature for legal studies
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LawCPD pioneers the global legal education scene with the introduction of its AI-Powered Learning Feature, the first AI tool revolutionising professional development for lawyers.
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Vonage to boost Southern Cross Credit Union's customer support
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Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) partners with global cloud communications firm, Vonage, enhancing their customer support system in Australia by employing Vonage Fusion's UCaaS and CCaaS solutions.
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Rippling's $11.25B bolster for Asia-Pacific with Sydney HQ opening
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payroll systems
Rippling, the US-based workforce management giant, has launched in Australia, marking the initiation of a multi-year investment strategy in the ever-growing Asia-Pacific region.
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Data Zoo names former London Stock Exchange exec as new CEO
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Data Zoo, an award-winning global identity provider, has appointed former London Stock Exchange Group executive, Charlie Minutella, as its new CEO, signalling a major strategic shift.
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Secure State joins archTIS program to enhance Aussie cybersecurity
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Indigenous cybersecurity firm Secure State has become a Silver Partner in the archTIS Channel Partner Program, enhancing its security solution offerings.
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Innovation, AI and Australia and New Zealand’s digital future
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Australasian businesses showcase resilience and innovation amid global challenges, bolstered by Oracle's AI-driven digital solutions and extensive cloud-infrastructure investments.
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$74 billion loss risk for firms from poor customer service
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Australian businesses face an annual financial risk of AU$74bn due to poor customer service, reveals Qualtrics' study.
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Visa's AI technology thwarts $714m fraud in Australia
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cloud services
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ransomware
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phishing
Visa's AI-powered fraud solution has blocked $714m in attempted scams in Australia, over double the previous year's figure.
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Equinix expands renewable energy commitment with PPA
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Equinix extends its commitment to generating over 1GW of clean energy globally, by executing a new Power Purchase Agreement in Australia.
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BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
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New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
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Amazon & Vena Energy inaugurates Queensland's first solar farm
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Amazon and Vena Energy launch a 125MW solar farm in Queensland, the first Amazon renewable energy project in the state.
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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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Exclusive: Claroty's cybersecurity evolution in ANZ digital shift
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digital transformation
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ai security
Claroty's ANZ Regional Director, Leon Poggioli, details the firm's pioneering role in the defence of cyber-physical systems amid accelerating digitalisation in ANZ.
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eCommerce expert Lisa Powell joins Deliver In Person's advisory board
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eCommerce veteran Lisa Powell joins personalised last-mile delivery service Deliver In Person's Advisory Board, aiming to enhance customer experience in Australia's luxury market.
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Cybermindz launches CISOSupport for mental health of cybersecurity chiefs
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Cybermindz.org has unveiled CISOSupport, an innovative initiative aimed at tackling the high rate of job burnout among cybersecurity leaders by providing tailored mental health support.
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Equinix signs first Asian Pacific renewable energy deal with TagEnergy
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Equinix signs its first-ever Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in the Asia-Pacific region with TagEnergy, marking a crucial step in expanding renewable energy.
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'ResumeLooters' cyber-attack disrupts 65 companies across Asia-Pacific
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'ResumeLooters' cybercrime campaign compromises 65 businesses in Asia-Pacific, exploiting weaknesses in job search and retail sites to steal and sell personal data of over 2 million individuals.
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HCLTech bags Top Employer title in 26 countries for 2024
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Global tech firm HCLTech secures Top Employer status in 26 countries for 2024, lauded for outstanding HR practices.