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Philips MediaSuite hospitality TV sales surpass 500k units
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PPDS has marked a significant milestone, with sales of its Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs - favourites among global hotel chains for in-room entertainment.
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Unseen surge in cyber attacks blocked by Avast in 2023
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Avast blocked 10 billion cyberattacks in 2023, up 49% on the prior year, with cybercriminals deploying sophisticated methods including deepfake scams and exploiting PDF files and Google OAuth to steal user information.
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Jacob Annesley joins Gate 7 as Director of Public Relations & Content
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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Gate 7 has bolstered its team with the addition of experienced figure, Jacob Annesley, as the new Director of Public Relations and Content, marking a strategic advance towards innovation in destination marketing.
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AI advancements being exploited for email cyberattacks
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Cybercriminals are capitalising on the advancements in generative AI technology to conduct sophisticated email cyberattacks, says CISO of Abnormal Security.
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BazarCall phishing scams employing Google Forms – report
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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BazarCall phishing scams, known for their unconventional malware distribution methods, now use Google Forms in a new variant, according to Abnormal Security.
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UK firms losing £244bn annually due to poor data and revenue loss
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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apple
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UK firms are hemorrhaging £244 billion a year due to poor data reconciliation causing profound revenue loss, putting jobs in danger.
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UK telecoms sector loses £2.3 billion, jobs on the line
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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apple
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digital entertainment
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UK's telecoms industry is losing an alarming £2.3bn annually, endangering jobs, according to Sagacity research.
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Australians would prefer tax stress over dealing with scam messages
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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digital entertainment
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Over half of Australians would choose the stress of tax filings rather than dealing with scam messages, a McAfee study reveals.
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New Zealand's Rebel Fleet bolsters Aussie film industry with Equinix partnership
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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data centre operators
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digital entertainment
Australia's film and TV productions will benefit from advanced technical services as The Rebel Fleet deploys in Equinix, a digital infrastructure company.
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'The Rebel Fleet enhances digital services through Equinix partnership'
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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colocation
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data centre operators
The Rebel Fleet boosts digital services, enabling rapid transfer of filming content via a partnership with Equinix.
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Password sharing prevalent among UK consumers, reveals Kaspersky study
Sun, 29th Oct 2023
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digital entertainment
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cybersecurity
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Kaspersky reveals that nearly half of UK consumers frequently share passwords, posing challenges for service providers and privacy risks for users.
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Study reveals stark discrepancy in perceived AI use at work
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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digital music
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A new study has revealed executives believe artificial intelligence is more commonly used in the workplace than employees perceive.
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New $45 unlimited mobile data plan with perks from MyRepublic
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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MyRepublic has launched a new mobile data plan, MyRepublic Plus, offering unlimited data capped at 40 Mbps for $45 per month.
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Hands-on review: Panasonic TH-65LZ1500Z OLED Television
Tue, 14th Mar 2023
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gaming
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reviews
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digital entertainment
The Panasonic OLED TV TH-65LZ1500Z offers a superior viewing experience with its 65-inch OLED display and advanced features.
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SAS appoints Jean de Villiers as Head of Analytics in Ireland
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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digital entertainment
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SAS appoints Jean de Villiers as head of analytics in Ireland, bringing his decade of data science expertise with 23 SAS certifications to the role.
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Linktree announces new executive leaders for growth
Thu, 2nd Mar 2023
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digital entertainment
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cto
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Linktree, the leading link-in-bio platform, has hired Monica Austin, Farnaz Azmoodeh, and Sam Rogoway as CMO, CTO, and CPO to lead its growth phase.
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Cohesity appoints Kevin Mandia as CEO of Mandiant
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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digital entertainment
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cybersecurity
Cohesity appoints Kevin Mandia, CEO of Mandiant and cybersecurity expert, to its board and forms a Security Advisory Council to advise on emerging threats.
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Australia’s most downloaded apps revealed in study
Wed, 4th May 2022
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digital entertainment
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Sensor Tower reveals government apps topped the list followed by the usual social media suspects, but local streaming services also made the cut.
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Hands-on review: Panasonic 65' JZ980 OLED 4K Smart TV
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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digital entertainment
We got our hands on one of the most impressive Smart TV’s Panasonic has ever produced. Ever Kiwi household should take note.
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Amazon adds Brisbane, Perth to AWS Local Zone network
Fri, 18th Feb 2022
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cloud services
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video
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colocation
Cloud multinational Amazon is adding Brisbane and Perth to its Local Zone network with new AWS Local Zones set to open in the cities.
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Apache Cassandra version 4.0 released - used by Apple, Netflix, Amazon, and thousands more
Thu, 29th Jul 2021
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digital entertainment
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Apache has released version 4.0 of Apache Cassandra, the open source distributed big data management platform.
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Hands-on review: Google Nest Mini 2nd generation smart speaker
Fri, 12th Jun 2020
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smartphones
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gaming
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reviews
Google Nest wows with style, ease of use, luring even a 74-year-old retiree into smart tech.
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Netflix hits jackpot: Q1 2020 sees subscriber count and revenue skyrocket
Wed, 22nd Apr 2020
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video
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digital entertainment
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The streaming behemoth earned big in the first quarter of this year, adding record levels of new subscribers and increasing revenue 27.6% year-on-year.
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Netflix value skyrockets amid COVID-19 stay at home orders
Tue, 21st Apr 2020
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video
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Netflix value soars to £192.52bn amid global lockdowns.