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Sean Mitchell
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Having started his career at Renaissance. Sean joined Apple in Melbourne for a number of years before working in the media space. This started with Review Publishing and later the tech publisher IDG Communications. In 2006 he was involved in the launch of The Channel magazine. As they say – the rest is history.

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Cellular IoT module market set to rebound in 2024 after 2023 dip
3 days ago
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iot
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edge computing
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analyst report
Despite a 16% drop in cellular IoT module and chipset shipments in 2023, the market is expected to recover by 2024, driven by rising uptake of AI-enabled cellular IoT modules, finds a new report.
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Last Energy showcases micro nuclear reactor to the public
3 days ago
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colocation
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ai
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nvidia
Last Energy, a nuclear energy start-up, unveiled a prototype of a micronuclear reactor at a conference, positioning it as an affordable, sustainable solution for the high energy demands of data centres.
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FinTech Australia asks for policy rethink amid start-up funding woes
3 days ago
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fintech
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federal government
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crowdfunding
FinTech Australia calls for government policy revisions, citing capital raising challenges for startups and the need for stronger support from Austrade to boost the country's fintech reputation internationally.
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Thomson Reuters reveals fresh AI insights in new professionals report
3 days ago
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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ai
Thomson Reuters' debut Asia and Emerging Markets 'Future of Professionals Report' reveals AI's potential, with 89% of professionals forecasting AI-stimulated creation of novel careers.
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Infosys successfully delivers cloud transformation for Team Global Express
4 days ago
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migration
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hybrid cloud
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cloud services
Infosys completes a seamless technology separation project for Team Global Express, transitioning over 300 applications and 4,000 users to a sustainable data centre and public cloud.
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Akamai unveils cloud solution with NVIDIA GPU for efficient media processing
4 days ago
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gaming
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technology gifts
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economics
Akamai Technologies enhances its cloud portfolio with NVIDIA RTX 4000 Ada Generation GPUs optimised offering, set to revolutionise media processing applications with fast, energy-efficient service.
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Qvest unveils AI adoption strategies in top media companies at NAB
5 days ago
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digital transformation
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digital entertainment
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ai
Qvest has shared key findings about AI integration strategies among Fortune 1000 companies in the media, broadcasting, and entertainment sectors during the 2024 NAB Show keynote.
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AlphaSense doubles ARR to $200m & appoints new CMO
Last week
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saas
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cx
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martech
AI search platform AlphaSense doubles its annual recurring revenue to $200m within two years, appoints experienced IPO strategist Heather Zynczak as Chief Marketing Officer.
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Mako boosts defence against cyber attacks with Radware's protection services
Last week
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cybersecurity
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gartner
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radware
Israeli media giant Mako, selects cyber-security firm Radware to defend against large-scale hacktivist attacks, bolstering its commitment to innovative and adaptable security measures.
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Jamf unveils new toolkit to optimise Apple tech in businesses & schools
Last week
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apple
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byod
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cloud services
Jamf showcased an array of new offerings to assist enterprises in maximising their tech investments, including a compliance dashboard and Compliance Editor tool. The tools aim to enforce compliance regulations on Apple devices and enhance overall security efficiency.
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Wolt expands tailored ad service to aid partner growth
Last week
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cx
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martech
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advertising
Wolt enhances partner growth by launching its dedicated ad service, Wolt Ads, offering tailored strategies for both small independent businesses and international brands.
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Invercargill to get first Tier 4 Data Centre with T4 Group move
Last week
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sustainable it
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power / energy
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renewable energy
T4 Group announces the construction of New Zealand's first Tier 4 Data Centre, a flagship of sustainability and innovation, in Invercargill, Southland.
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Datacom opens new tech integration centre in South Australia
Last week
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
Datacom, Australasia's largest tech firm, is set to deepen its presence in South Australia, opening a bespoke integration centre that will boost service for regional customers and substantially increase national processing capacity.
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Genesis Energy embraces AI utilisation in Microsoft's Early Access Program
Last week
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microsoft
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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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Sharesies expands Australasian footprint with Orchestra acquisition
Last week
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nz
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b2b
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integration
Sharesies expands its Aus-NZ footprint with the acquisition of equity management platform Orchestra, marking a significant stride in B2B growth and equity management services.
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Dell's groundbreaking WL7024 headset revolutionises noise cancellation
Last week
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uc
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contact centre
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network infrastructure
Dell launches the world's 'most intelligent' wireless headset, the AI-driven Premier Wireless ANC Headset (WL7024), boasting AI noise cancellation, superior battery life, and ergonomic design.
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Samsung unveils rugged Galaxy XCover7 & Tab Active5
Last week
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cloud services
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mobility
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encryption
Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy XCover7 and Galaxy Tab Active5, rugged devices providing enhanced 5G connectivity and robust security for demanding frontline work.
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Craven Dunnill partners with Aston University for digital revamp
Last week
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digital transformation
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supply chain & logistics
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digitisation
UK's ceramic tile company, Craven Dunnill, collaborates with Aston University to digitise its warehouse operations and streamline business processes as part of a growth strategy.
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Cado Security teams up with Wiz to bolster cloud security solutions
Last week
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
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forensics
London-based Cado Security and cloud security provider Wiz announce a strategic partnership to enhance cloud risk reduction and forensic investigation efficiency for mutual customers.
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BlackLine launches AI tool to revolutionise financial risk analysis
Last week
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compliance
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ai
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blackline
Digital finance firm, BlackLine, unveils its AI-driven Journals Risk Analyser, an innovation set to revolutionise audits, risk management, and compliance in the finance sector.
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Productivity in SMEs struggles due to staff's tech skill deficit
Last week
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microsoft
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sharp
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skills gap
Four in ten UK SMEs see a productivity dip due to poor staff tech skills, particularly in using Microsoft 365, according to a new study by Sharp.
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SquareX reveals gaping hole in major email providers' security measures
This month
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
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cybersecurity
SquareX's cybersecurity study reveals major email providers' distressing failure to effectively identify and counter malicious document threats, potentially putting millions of global users at risk.
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Vawlt launches revolutionary upgrade to data storage solution
This month
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data protection
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storage
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cybersecurity
Vawlt's 3.0 Supercloud Solution revolutionises data storage with enhanced cybersecurity, multi-cloud efficiency, and measures for data protection.
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Milestone Systems' net revenue peaks at $245m on 25th anniversary
This month
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video
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ai
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hospitality
Danish video technology firm Milestone Systems marks its 25th anniversary with record revenues of 1.69 billion DKK in 2023, highlighting significant expansion into the healthcare and hospitality sectors.