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SafeWatch app launches for community-led mental health management
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mental health
SafeWatch utilises blockchain technology for user-controlled data security and upholds the motto Alone; we can do so little; together, we can do so much.
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Google's Privacy Sandbox causes 30% ad revenue drop for cookieless Chrome users
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Google's Privacy Sandbox has triggered a significant 30% dip in ad revenue for Chrome users who don't use cookies, indicating a crucial shift towards privacy-oriented digital advertising.
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Databricks launches AI-driven Data Intelligence Platform for Energy sector
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digital transformation
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iot
Databricks launches the Data Intelligence Platform for Energy, enabling a unified approach to analytics using open lakehouse technology, and championing energy transitions with AI and predictive capabilities.
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Genesis Energy embraces AI utilisation in Microsoft's Early Access Program
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data protection
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power / energy
Genesis Energy, New Zealand's leading energy company, has partnered with Microsoft to utilise its AI tools towards combating data privacy and ROI challenges, empowering all employees to drive technological change.
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Malwarebytes launches free Digital Footprint Portal to protect personal data
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data protection
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cloud services
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encryption
Malwarebytes has launched a free Digital Footprint Portal offering a detailed analysis of sources including the dark web.
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How CFOs can responsibly leverage the potential of AI and achieve success
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
AI gives CFOs a strategic edge in volatile markets, but effective use requires more than just tech: learning, innovation, and ethical standards are crucial.
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Kaspersky's VPN outshines peers in AV-TEST's independent evaluation
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cloud services
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vpn
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video
Kaspersky's VPN service lauded by AV-TEST for superior performance, highlighting a significant 355% boost in upload speeds for international connections and robust streaming features.
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UK IT leaders see transformative potential in generative AI, report finds
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cloud services
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martech
New Elastic study reveals nearly all (99%) UK IT decision makers believe generative AI can drive significant organisational change, despite concerns around privacy, security and regulation.
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Australian researchers develop privacy-focused robotic cameras
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cybersecurity
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robotics
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privacy
Australian universities develop new robotic camera design to protect privacy with smart devices, scrambling visual data to a point of unrecognisability.
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Global IT leaders see GenAI as transformative, says Elastic study
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cloud services
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99% of global IT decision-makers view genAI as transformative, with near unanimous plans to escalate investment in 2024, despite adoption hurdles, according to Elastic study.
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Opera integrates 150 local AI language models in developer stream
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apple
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Opera becomes first major browser developer to introduce experimental support for local Large Language Model (LLM) variants, enhancing data privacy and offering offline use.
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CCL unveils Copilot readiness workshop for Microsoft 365
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cloud services
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compliance
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ai
CCL has launched a readiness workshop for Copilot, a Microsoft 365 service. Expected to empower private enterprises and public organisations with AI capabilities, it aims to boost productivity, creativity, and connectivity securely.
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Brits lose GBP £1.2m to credit card fraud in 2022, says Uswitch report
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
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credit card fraud
A report by Uswitch noted that UK citizens lost GBP £1.2 million to credit card fraud in 2022, with an emphasis on thefts in Ireland and America.
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Pegasus spyware could target iOS devices, says Group-IB
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apple
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cloud services
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encryption
A recent analysis by Group-IB sheds light on the alarming potential of Pegasus spyware, exploring wider implications for the famed security of iOS products.
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How to do private Artificial Intelligence
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cloud services
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public cloud
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data centre operators
Businesses adopt private AI models, utilising proprietary datasets on private infrastructure, to protect their sensitive data and intellectual property.
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Snowflake & NVIDIA boost AI platform to transform businesses
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cdp
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martech
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ai
Snowflake's alliance with NVIDIA broadens, aiming to deliver a robust AI platform that enhances data productivity and fuels cross-industry business transformation.
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NetApp & NVIDIA partnership to boost AI data retrieval
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crm
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cloud services
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contact centre
NetApp and NVIDIA partner up to boost retrieval-augmented generation for AI applications, enhancing data access and privacy for hybrid multicloud.
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Workplace communications: The role of AI and audio-visual solutions
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voip
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contact centre
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it training
AI and audio-visual technology are revolutionising workplace communications and increasing sustainability, set to automate 40% of the working day.
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Oracle introduces generative AI to Fusion Cloud Applications Suite
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cloud services
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payroll systems
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cx
Oracle is integrating generative AI into its Fusion Cloud Applications Suite to improve decision-making and user experience.
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Ensuring security without compromising privacy
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Amid rising concerns over data privacy, organisations are prioritising security without compromising individual privacy, leveraging a unified privacy-centred approach and secure technology to balance protection and compliance.
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EU pioneers global regulation of artificial intelligence sector
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ai
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digital divide
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us
The EU inaugurates the global first AI Act aiming to mitigate potential risks of AI technologies and establish a human-centric regulatory framework, prompting other regions to catch up.
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Persistent Systems unveils SASVA, enhancing enterprise AI capabilities
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cloud services
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ai
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productivity
Persistent Systems has shaken up the enterprise AI landscape with SASVA, a platform utilising machine learning to fast-track software releases and address technical debt.
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Leaked secrets on GitHub rose by 28% in 2023, report reveals
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app development
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it training
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cybersecurity
The 2024 State of Secrets Sprawl report reveals a 28% rise in new secret occurrences leaked on GitHub in 2023, exposing a significant security gap and putting various sectors at risk.
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ExpressVPN partners with Kempinski Hotels for robust digital privacy
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
ExpressVPN and Kempinski Hotels partner to provide free trial of VPN service that enhances digital security for luxury hotel guests worldwide.