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Dow Jones to launch AI-powered platform to revolutionise due diligence
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Dow Jones Risk and Compliance is set to launch an AI-powered research platform, Dow Jones Integrity Check, promising to revolutionise diligence reports.
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Prolific aims to establish industry standards for human data use in AI
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Prolific introduces a first-of-its-kind Participant Wellbeing report, advocating for ethical human data use in AI and academic research, following controversies over AI tasker exploitation.
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Ripple to release dollar-pegged stablecoin boosting crypto solutions market
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Ripple unveils plans to launch a stablecoin, fully backed by US dollar reserves, aiming to bridge the gap between traditional finance and cryptocurrency markets.
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Ivanti remodels security plan to set new industry precedent
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Ivanti CEO, Jeff Abbott, unveils revamp of the firm's security model aimed at setting an industry standard amid increasingly sophisticated cyber threats.
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Report urges transparency in Australian telco regulation enforcement
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The Centre for Media Transition's latest report, commissioned by ACCAN, urges the ACMA to increase transparency around telecommunications regulation enforcement, recommending a public register of penalties.
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Rackspace report reveals AI adoption benefits despite security risks
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Despite security concerns, Rackspace's 2024 AI Research Report highlights the transformative capacity of artificial intelligence, with 89% of companies stating they've experienced significant benefits from implementing AI.
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Australia's growing love for cryptocurrency shakes investment norms
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In Australia, around 4.5 million citizens now own cryptocurrency, led by brokerage and asset management firm Caleb and Brown.
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CyrusOne & HireHigher inspire students towards data centre careers
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HireHigher and data centre titan, CyrusOne, inspire 60 students from Gunnersbury Catholic School and Isleworth and Syon School to consider the data sector for future careers through workshops and centre tours.
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BABL AI and QuantPi unite for robust AI governance
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AI auditing firm, BABL AI, forms strategic partnership with QuantPi to enhance trust and compliance in AI systems, delivering a holistic governance solution for varying industries.
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Adobe Firefly unveils Structure Reference for enhanced GenAI control
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Adobe Firefly’s game-changing Structure Reference feature offers users enhanced creative control, revolutionising the image creation process with its capacity to apply pre-existing structures to new images.
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LogChain appoints Jim Halkyard as CTO in bid to revolutionise supply chains
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Global trade disruptor LogChain appoints industry veteran Jim Halkyard as Chief Technical Officer, signaling a major move towards the digitalisation and revolution of the supply chain industry.
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KttiPay welcomes Pierre Caserta as new Head of Engineering
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Pierre Caserta, known for fostering innovation in fintech, has been appointed as Head of Engineering for the group expense management app KttiPay, foretelling technological advancements.
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Sonatype launches new SBOM Manager at KubeCon Europe
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Sonatype debuts its innovative SBOM Manager at KubeCon Europe, offering companies improved compliance and cybersecurity in software supply chains.
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What does ‘AI-first’ actually mean to business success?
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Exploring 'AI-first' in business means prioritising artificial intelligence in the core of product design and operations, fostering unparalleled efficiency, agility and customer satisfaction.
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25 ways to build and retain trust with your clients
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Unveiling 25 practical strategies to cement trust with clients, businesses are beginning to understand that word-of-mouth recommendations, underpinned by trust, outperform traditional advertising efforts fivefold.
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Clarifai launches AI Developer Alliance to foster innovation & collaboration
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In response to increasing AI usage across sectors, Clarifai forms a new AI Developer Alliance, aiming to unite developers under one collaborative platform to advance AI development.
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Adobe integrates Firefly AI into Substance 3D for game devs
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Adobe introduces Firefly-powered generative AI features into its Substance 3D design platform, enhancing efficiency and creative potential for game developers and VFX professionals.
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Buddy aims to digitise recycling trade, transforming $348B market
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Buddy, a global marketplace aimed at digitising the $348B metal recycling industry, connects buyers and sellers directly, aiming to streamline the industry and greatly reduce carbon emissions.
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IWD 2024: SocialFi is a new frontier – here’s what you need to know
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SocialFi, a blend of decentralised finance and social media, is gathering momentum, with platforms like KangaMoon and xNinja.Tech attracting thousands of users, and set to challenge traditional social media platforms.
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IWD 2024: To facilitate advancement in equality, we must replace legacy systems
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Replacement of longstanding systems with advancing technology is key to promoting equality and progress, as seen from this year's International Women's Day focus.
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UK Tech Minister emphasises trust for AI uptake in SMEs
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UK Tech Minister, Saqib Bhatti, emphasises the need for trust and transparency in AI to boost its acceptance among SMEs, highlighting a knowledge gap despite growing interest.
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R/GA Australia boosts public sector offering with senior hires
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R/GA Australia ramps up its public sector and mission-driven offering with strategic senior hires, aiming to disrupt conventional consulting and outsourcing models by emphasising specialist abilities and transparency.
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IWD 2024: The data behind the drive for gender equality in technology
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On this 49th International Women's Day, a top female tech leader addresses Australia's significant gender pay gap and advocates for action towards diversity, equality and inclusion.
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Australia adopts pioneering standard for AI management
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Standards Australia adopts AI management system standard AS ISO/IEC 42001:2023, marking a global first in addressing operational and ethical AI challenges.