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Singapore's Geniebook recognised in top 150 digital learning companies
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Singapore-based EdTech company, Geniebook, has been recognised in the GSV 150: Top Growth Companies in Digital Learning and Workforce Skills 2024, being the only entity from Southeast Asia to make the list.
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Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop as new UK CEO
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leadership
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Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop, former UK MD for Industry Sector Practices, as new UK CEO with a focus on promoting diversity in the tech industry.
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January sees three-year high in ransomware attacks across the globe
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financial institutions
Despite a 27% drop from December 2023, January 2024 saw a three-year high in ransomware attacks, reflecting a year-on-year rise. NCC Group's analysis shows Lockbit remains the top perpetrator.
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Yahoo launches PurpleLab for market research in Australia & Asia
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Yahoo's innovative PurpleLab offers swift, high-quality market research solutions in Australia and South East Asia, revolutionising the way brands garner consumer insights.
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Global ransomware attacks surge by 84% in 2023, reveals NCC study
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malware
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Ransomware attacks rose by a staggering 84% in 2023, notably impacting the industrials sector, as new threat actors emerged, reported NCC Group.
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UK's Tablerone among top 10 for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme
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edutech
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app development
UK's startup, Tablerone, selected among top 10 globally for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme aimed at supporting socially impactful ventures.
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Colt incorporates SGX Group's derivatives data in cloud service
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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cloud services
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sgx
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asia
Colt Technology Services has successfully integrated Singapore Exchange's derivatives data into its Cloud service, providing a swift and cost-effective solution for markets across Asia.
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VIAVI & Optiva announce tech innovations for Mobile World Congress
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
VIAVI Solutions and Optiva set to launch pioneering technologies and stimulate regulatory dialogues at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, highlighting a shift towards 6G, AI regulations and fully automated networks.
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Goodman Group expands data centre capacity in Asia
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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colocation
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dc
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japan
Goodman Group announces significant growth of its data centre capacity in Asia's top-tier markets, including a new 1,000 MW campus in Tokyo, amid booming regional demand.
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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% in 2023, report finds
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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threat intelligence
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ncc group
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russia
Ransomware attacks surged by 45% YoY in 2023, hugely exceeding initial predictions, despite a December downturn.
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Elsight unveils global Halo drone communications platform
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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asia
Elsight launches a universal version of its Halo drone communications platform, enabling uninterrupted, global drone operations regardless of cellular systems.
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AI-driven customer experience heralds future trends
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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contact centre
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data protection
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cx
The integration of AI in Customer Experience could herald a major industry shift, bringing personalisation, cost reduction and large-scale operation.
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Gallagher Security appoints Merv Williams as new Chief Marketing Officer
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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partner programmes
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cmo
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nz
Merv Williams steps up as Chief Marketing Officer at global security firm Gallagher Security, aiming to accelerate growth and improve brand visibility in global markets including the UK, Europe, and IMEA.
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Kacific enhances disaster resilience with CommsBox Ultra launch
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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civil defence
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indonesia
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pacific
Kacific Broadband Satellites Group bolsters disaster resilience with the launch of CommsBox Ultra, an upgraded device ensuring rapid, reliable communications in diverse disaster settings.
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Colt Technology appoints Yasutaka Mizutani as APAC president
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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partner programmes
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marketing strategy
Colt Technology Services positions Yasutaka Mizutani as its Asia Pacific President, in a move to intensify the UK-based executive's responsibility over the company's operations in Asia.
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SingPost leverages Boomi for customer onboarding in digital shift
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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cx
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cloud services
Singapore's SingPost has leveraged Boomi's platform in its digital transformation to quicken customer onboarding and improve delivery visibility.
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Epson unveils energy-efficient business inkjet printers in Singapore
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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printing
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sustainable it
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power / energy
Epson introduces WF-M5399 and WF-M5899, new energy-saving monochrome business inkjet printers in Singapore, supporting environmental sustainability.
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Surge in ransomware attacks surpasses yearly predictions
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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digitalisation
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ncc group
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productivity
Unprecedented surge in global ransomware attacks in 2023 outstrips yearly prediction, according to NCC Group report.
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ONE Pacific gains Oracle NetSuite ERP expertise accreditation
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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procurement
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asia
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automation
Oracle NetSuite Solution Provider, ONE Pacific, has received the esteemed Oracle NetSuite ERP expertise accreditation. .
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CEO of Browan Communications joins LoRa Alliance board
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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iot
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gateway
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board of directors
CEO Henry Huang of Browan Communications takes a board position at the LoRa Alliance, strengthening their commitment in Asia.
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Westcon-Comstor launches PartnerCentral in eight new Asian markets
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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pc hardware
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software
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digital engagement
Westcon-Comstor has expanded its online marketplace, PartnerCentral, to eight additional Asian markets, offering multi-vendor hybrid solutions.
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Imperva forecasts 2024 cybersecurity challenges and evolving threat landscape
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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phishing
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email security
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breach prevention
Imperva predicts GenAI’s growing influence in cybersecurity, posing a shifting threat landscape, with a looming need for novel security strategies by 2024.
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Leaseweb celebrates a decade in Singapore & rebrands as Leaseweb Singapore
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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gaming
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saas
After a successful decade in Singapore, global firm Leaseweb rebrands its APAC branch to Leaseweb Singapore.
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'Sustainability goals not matching ambition in global businesses, study reveals'
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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microsoft
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climate change
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customers
A new study reveals a wide gap between the high sustainability ambitions of global businesses and their actions.