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Databricks sees 70% growth in EMEA amidst enterprise demand for AI
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Data and AI firm Databricks experiences a 70% YoY increase in its EMEA operations, driven by surging demand for data and AI capabilities.
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Half of online traffic in 2024 generated by bots, report finds
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Bad bots accounted for nearly half of all global internet traffic in 2024, hitting their highest ever level since monitoring began in 2013, warns cybersecurity leader Imperva.
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AI translation services save global businesses millions, study shows
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An independent Forrester Consulting study reveals AI translation service, DeepL, can boost efficiency and save millions for global organisations, highlighting the strategic importance of translation in business growth.
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Appian's Partner Awards 2024: KPMG, Groundswell & Ignyte triumph
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Appian recognises KPMG, Groundswell, Ignyte, and Perficient at the 2024 Partner Awards for their innovative solutions and exceptional delivery on the Appian Platform.
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DoubleVerify launches brand safety tool for TikTok advertisers
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To aid TikTok marketers, DoubleVerify rolls out a brand safety tool introducing 16 additional suitability categories, enhancing precision and protection for advertisers in aligning with suitable content.
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Frollo urges collaboration to improve Australia's Open Banking data quality
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Frollo, Australia's Open Banking service provider, urges a collaborative strategy to enhance the data quality in the nation's Consumer Data Right framework, supporting superior financial outcomes.
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Luke Trayfoot joins Brite Payments as new CCO
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Luke Trayfoot, former PayPal and MangoPay executive, takes on role as Chief Commercial Officer at Brite Payments, heading the effort to expand their real-time bank-to-bank payment solutions across Europe.
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Innovate Finance collaborates to speed up RegTech industry initiatives
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Innovate Finance, City of London Corporation, and Encompass Corporation launch a RegTech Platform to expedite fintech initiatives, provide guidance to RegTech providers, and address sector challenges.
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Buildkite secures strategic collaboration with AWS
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Buildkite partners with AWS to accelerate delivery of cloud-native applications, impacting industries including digital native, financial services, and retail.
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City University partners with Vested to support new talent
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City, University of London partners with financial services consultancy Vested to deliver a series of initiatives to support new talent joining the industry.
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Kevin O'Neill joins Aryza Group as new Chief Revenue Officer
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Kevin O'Neill, with over twenty years of business development experience, now heads revenue growth at the financial software solutions company, Aryza Group.
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Cybersecurity services market to hit $445.3 billion by 2032
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Rapid rise in cybercrimes forces urgent global reappraisal of security strategies in government, defence, and IT sectors amid projections of cybersecurity services market growing to $445.3bn by 2032.
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UK IT leaders see transformative potential in generative AI, report finds
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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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Mesh-AI hires former Amazon specialists amidst energy sector expansion
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public cloud
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aws
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cloud services
London-based Mesh-AI fortifies energy sector operations, appointing ex-Amazon Web Services experts, Jacob Parsons as Chief Revenue Officer and James Houlton as Director of Energy and Utilities.
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Bertrand Dezard joins Mangopay to extend fraud prevention reach
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Bertrand Dezard joins Mangopay as Head of Sales for Fraud, focusing on global growth and expansion of anti-fraud offerings, particularly in Europe and Latin America.
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Snowflake's Data Clean Rooms now available after Samooha acquisition
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Data cloud firm, Snowflake, makes innovative data clean rooms available, enabling secure and efficient data collaboration and sharing across businesses thanks to new acquisition, Samooha.
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Paynetics acquires Novus in sustainability-focused finance shift
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Embedded finance provider, Paynetics, acquires UK's leading impact neobank, Novus, to strengthen environmental, social, and governance objectives.
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Brivo's 2024 report unveils trends in global security teams
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Brivo's 'Top Global Security Trends (2024)' report unveils key changes in global security teams, including increased incorporation of new tech, the expanding role of the CSO, and anticipation of AI's influence.
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Adrian Ng named Tecala's new Head of Professional Services
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project management
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Tecala Group, Australia's renowned technology service provider, appoints industry veteran Adrian Ng as Head of Professional Services, reinforcing its commitment to customer-focused service excellence.
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Southeast Asia sees 85% rise in freelancer registrations
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A new report disclosed a dramatically evolving SEA job market with an 85% increase in freelancer registrations and higher day rates for independent talent.
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Singapore & Hong Kong lead in global tech budget growth
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Businesses in Singapore and Hong Kong anticipate leading global tech budget growth, with Singaporean IT leaders predicting over a 10% surge.
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Vested promotes internal talent, welcomes new Managing Director
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Vested appoints Katie Spreadbury as UK CEO and David Simpson as MD of Creative and Marketing Services as part of a major management reshuffle.
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Encompass appoints Neil Acworth as new Chief Information Security Officer
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Neil Acworth steps into the role of Chief Information Security Officer at Encompass Corporation, bolstering the firm's commitment to delivering robust, data-centred financial security measures.
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Ordr unveils AI-fuelled asset intelligence product OrdrAI CAASM+
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Ordr unveils AI-driven asset intelligence product, OrdrAI CAASM+, aimed at optimising visibility and security for high-demand sectors like healthcare, manufacturing and financial services.