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Empyrion DC secures SGD$133m green loan from UOB for Singapore data centre
Yesterday
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Empyrion DC secures its first green loan of SGD$133 million from UOB, bolstering its commitment to environmental sustainability and aiding operations of the award-winning SG1 Dodid Data Centre.
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Indosat becomes Indonesia's first NVIDIA Cloud Provider Partner
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Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison pioneers as Indonesia's first NVIDIA Cloud Provider Partner in a bid to propel the nation's AI development, supplying businesses with new tech and high-density data centres.
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Akamai enhances API Protector with anti-DDoS & bot detection
Yesterday
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Akamai Technologies bolsters App and API Protector with precise DDoS attack mitigation, URL Protection and Browser Impersonation Detection.
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Australia's 5G edge at risk over slow business adoption
2 days ago
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Australia is at risk of losing 5G technology advantage due to slow business uptake, despite sturdy infrastructure and consumer adoption, warns AMTA.
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Bitera boosts Indonesia's digital economy with new data centre
Last week
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Bitera, a world-class data centre, has opened in Indonesia, aiming to boost the country's digital economy and combat the current under-penetration of data centre capabilities.
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Juniper Networks partners with KK Networks to enhance Pakistan's internet
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Juniper Networks partners with KK Networks in a bid to offer affordable internet to Pakistan's residential users, aiming to boost the digital economy and counter the nation's internet access issue.
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Equinix launches Australia's largest data centre solar system
Last week
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data centre operators
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renewable energy
Global digital infrastructure firm Equinix has unveiled an extensive 1MW rooftop solar system, one of Australia's largest data centre solar deployments, in Melbourne.
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Tech leaders urge UK government to invest in AI skills training
Last month
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At a Parliamentary Skills Summit, tech industry leaders urged the UK government for significant investment in digital AI training, aiming to upskill future generations and close the digital skill gap.
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Ashok Muthu named as EDOTCO Group's Cambodia head
Last month
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connectivity
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digital economy
EDOTCO Group, a leading digital infrastructure provider, has named Ashok Muthu as its new Country Managing Director for Cambodia, reflecting the firm's commitment to advancing Cambodia's telecoms sector.
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EU Parliament advances on groundbreaking AI Act
Last month
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cloud services
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European Parliament's core groups ratified a landmark AI Act, potentially forming the world's first legislation on artificial intelligence technology usage, ahead of April's vote.
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Microsoft, NAB & CITT join forces to boost cybersecurity for Victoria's SMBs
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A $1 million cybersecurity training initiative between Microsoft, National Australia Bank, and CITT aims to bolster security understanding for small businesses and equip students with practical industry experience in Victoria.
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Goodman Group sees 29% profit boost amid expansion in digital infrastructure
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Goodman Group reports a 29% increase in interim FY24 profit to A$1.127 billion, prompting a revision of their earnings guidance to 11%.
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Australian millennials & Gen Z save $2.4bn using Raiz Invest app
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Amid Australia's living-cost crisis, over 300,000 local millennials and Gen Z users saved up to $2.4bn cumulatively since joining micro-investing app Raiz Invest, exploiting technology for modern saving strategies.
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Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
Last month
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e-learning
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cybersecurity
Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
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Indian woman's bedtime story aids AI & financial knowledge
Last month
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Baby Rajaram Bokale's bedtime readings make a wider social impact in India, training AI in overlooked languages and gaining key financial knowledge through a Karya initiative.
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Fintech leaders urging stricter AI laws at recent summit
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digital economy
Fintech leaders urge UK regulators to impose stricter AI laws to foster confidence and responsible usage in financial services.
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Bitera data centre in Jakarta declares operational readiness
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Jakarta's high-tier data centre, Bitera, begins services following successful Level 5 commissioning tests, promising premium reliability, security, and eco-friendly practices.
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Subscription-based services to dominate digital infrastructure by 2026
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data centre operators
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digital economy
Amid an IT paradigm shift, 80% of global digital infrastructure investments will be via subscription services by 2026.
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Sydney ranks fourth in interconnection bandwidth in new Equinix report
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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data centre operators
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5g
Sydney was named Asia-Pacific’s fourth-largest core metro for interconnection bandwidth as per the 2024 Global Interconnection Index (GXI) report.
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ESET unveils new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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ESET, a renowned digital security firm, has launched its new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, demonstrating commitment to the region's evolving cybersecurity landscape and digital economy.
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Founding of Thailand Data Centre Council to boost digital growth
Mon, 29th Jan 2024
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digital economy
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Bangkok becomes a key digital player as prominent data service providers unite to form the Thailand Data Centre Council (TDCC), aiming to propel Thailand as Southeast Asia's data centre hub.
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Angelina Farry named new CEO of IAB New Zealand
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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network infrastructure
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IAB New Zealand appoints Angelina Farry, a veteran of the NZ advertising industry with over two decades of experience, as its new CEO.
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Singapore IMDA approves Wolters Kluwer's accounting digital solutions
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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productivity
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digital economy
Singapore's government body IMDA pre-approves Wolters Kluwer TAA Asia Pacific's digital solutions CCH iFirm and CCH ProSystem fx Engagement under SMEs Go Digital initiative, aiming to gear up small-to-medium accounting firms for the digital economy.
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Digital skills academy launched for UK tech entrepreneurs
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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digital economy
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Barclays has initiated the Eagle Labs Academy, a free digital platform to foster and equip UK's future tech entrepreneurs.