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  • February 27, 2024 27 Feb'24

    Hycu uses AI to develop APIs for SaaS application backup

    SaaS applications don’t usually come with built-in data protection, but Hycu plans to tackle that gap in the market with AI to generate the connectors needed to backup user data

  • February 27, 2024 27 Feb'24

    Global telcos team up on large language models

    Global Telco AI Alliance comprising telcos from Asia, Europe and the Middle East will form joint venture to build multilingual LLMs that are more attuned to telco domain

  • January 29, 2024 29 Jan'24

    Google Cloud teams up with Singapore government on AI initiatives

    Over 100 generative AI use cases have been tested through the AI Trailblazers programme, among other initiatives to spur AI adoption and build AI talent in the city-state

  • January 26, 2024 26 Jan'24

    GenAI tools ‘could not exist’ if firms are made to pay copyright

    AI firm Anthropic hits out at copyright lawsuit filed by music publishers, claiming the content ingested into its models falls under ‘fair use’ and that any licensing regime would be too complex and costly

  • January 19, 2024 19 Jan'24

    ICO prompts confusion over police cloud legality

    The UK data regulator has suggested that, despite major data protection concerns, it is likely to greenlight police cloud deployments because of an information-sharing agreement with the US government

  • January 18, 2024 18 Jan'24

    Tech firms: Investigatory Powers review will undermine privacy of UK citizens

    Trade group TechUK argues in a briefing sent to the Home Office that proposed amendments to the Investigatory Powers Bill could have a far-reaching impact on privacy and security

  • December 29, 2023 29 Dec'23

    Top 10 India IT stories of 2023

    We recap the year’s top 10 stories in India, including the country’s datacentre boom and innovations in space and agriculture technologies

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Top 10 storage stories of 2023

    In this 2023 review, we consider if flash will thrash disk, what the Toyota outage shows about capacity planning, how to achieve green storage, the backup and compliance risks of AI, the lowdown on DPUs, and more

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Top 10 storage supplier strategy stories of 2023

    In 2023, we looked at the top storage suppliers, their market share and how they set themselves for a future of hybrid cloud, containerisation and consumption models of purchasing

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Orange Business boosts digital ambitions with Expertime acquisition

    Acquisition of consulting company by business services division of global telco becomes latest part of strategic ambition to accelerate growth in digital services and support growth in digital, public cloud, AI and data

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Top 10 Benelux stories of 2023

    The Benelux region is researching some of the latest digital technologies of the future with efforts to ensure the region keeps pace in quantum computing and artificial intelligence

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Inside Zoom’s generative AI strategy

    Zoom’s federated approach towards generative AI allows it to use a combination of models that are most suitable for the task on hand while lowering costs for itself and customers

  • December 15, 2023 15 Dec'23

    Alibaba debuts LLMs for Southeast Asia

    Alibaba’s SeaLLMs are built to address the linguistic diversity and nuances in Southeast Asia, enabling businesses to deploy localised chatbots and translation applications

  • December 12, 2023 12 Dec'23

    Top IT predictions in APAC in 2024

    Generative AI will continue to leave its mark on many areas in business and IT, along with other trends such as sustainability, cyber security and smart factories that are expected to shape the region’s technology landscape in 2024

  • December 11, 2023 11 Dec'23

    Panasas set for Mach.2 throughput with multi-actuator HDDs

    Scale-out NAS maker claims to be the first enterprise array maker to use multi-actuator HDDs designed for hyperscaler architectures and which double throughput

  • November 30, 2023 30 Nov'23

    AWS debuts model evaluation tool in Bedrock

    The Model Evaluation tool in Bedrock will help organisations evaluate and test large language models that are best suited to their needs based on criteria like accuracy, toxicity and cost

  • November 29, 2023 29 Nov'23

    Aerodyne taps AWS to power drone platform

    The Malaysia-based startup is running its Dronos platform on AWS to expand its footprint globally and support a variety of drone use cases, from agriculture seeding to cellular tower maintenance

  • November 28, 2023 28 Nov'23

    AWS sharpens focus in APAC

    AWS is doubling down on industry offerings and investing in cloud infrastructure and skills training, among other efforts, to tap growth opportunities in the region

  • November 22, 2023 22 Nov'23

    AWS to offer free AI training courses to two million people by 2025

    Public cloud giant AWS has set its sights on bolstering the AI skill sets of two million people globally

  • November 22, 2023 22 Nov'23

    Boomi doubles down on AI and automation

    Boomi executives talk up the company’s artificial intelligence and automation capabilities and its growing traction in ANZ during a recent event in Sydney

  • November 20, 2023 20 Nov'23

    IT not ready for AI, Pure Storage survey finds

    Storage, compute and networking hardware won’t cope without upgrades, and that often means total IT infrastructure overhaul

  • November 16, 2023 16 Nov'23

    Workato CEO calls for new automation mindset

    Workato CEO Vijay Tella urges organisations to go beyond the ‘mechanistic glue’ of automating manual processes and embrace a new automation mindset that focuses on transforming their business

  • November 13, 2023 13 Nov'23

    Australia’s public cloud spending to hit A$23bn in 2024

    Spending on public cloud services in Australia will reach 50% of the total addressable market for the first time in 2024, according to Gartner

  • November 09, 2023 09 Nov'23

    Conflict of interest concerns raised over CMA's use of AWS UK public sector discount scheme

    Less than a month after the CMA confirmed it would be investigating the competitive impact of AWS preferential pricing deals on the UK cloud market, data reveals the CMA is benefiting from cut-price Amazon cloud services

  • November 08, 2023 08 Nov'23

    SAP touts Business Technology Platform as foundation for S/4Hana migrations

    SAP claims its Business Technology Platform can help customers ease their transition to S/4Hana and lay the foundation for artificial intelligence initiatives

  • November 07, 2023 07 Nov'23

    VMware consolidates AI push at Explore in Barcelona

    VMware’s vision is of ‘cloud smart’ enterprises that run on-premise, in multiclouds and in the ‘edge cloud’, with secure and compliant generative AI fuelling efficient business processes

  • November 05, 2023 05 Nov'23

    AWS to open Malaysia cloud region in 2024

    Amazon Web Services’ new cloud region in Malaysia will open next year to meet the increased demand for cloud services and support digitisation efforts in the country

  • November 02, 2023 02 Nov'23

    How the UK crime agency repurposed Amazon cloud platform to analyse EncroChat cryptophone data

    UK crime agency repurposed AWS-based analytics platform to triage EncroChat data and identify threats to life in messages sent on encrypted phone network

  • November 02, 2023 02 Nov'23

    SAP lays out generative AI strategy

    SAP is incorporating generative AI capabilities into software development and the Hana database, prioritising data privacy and use cases that drive efficiency and cost savings for customers

  • October 24, 2023 24 Oct'23

    OCBC to roll out GenAI chatbot

    Singapore’s OCBC Bank is rolling out a GenAI chatbot powered by Azure OpenAI to assist employees with writing, research and idea generation

  • October 24, 2023 24 Oct'23

    Microsoft to invest A$5bn in Australia

    Microsoft is making its largest investment in Australia to expand its infrastructure footprint, alongside plans to bolster skills training and cyber security in the country

  • October 19, 2023 19 Oct'23

    Scality gets a jump with VMware Cloud Director integration

    S3-compliant object storage specialist will use new OSIS integration with VMware’s cloud management tool to target service providers that want to deliver regional cloud offers

  • October 17, 2023 17 Oct'23

    Hacktivist attacks against Israeli websites mirror attacks following Russian invasion of Ukraine

    Hacktivists supporting Gaza and Palestine have launched hundreds of website defacement attacks against Israeli websites, mirroring the pattern of attacks that occurred after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

  • October 16, 2023 16 Oct'23

    How APAC organisations are tapping generative AI

    Organisations in the region are deploying and experimenting with generative AI in healthcare, citizen services and other use cases amid cost-related concerns and other challenges

  • October 12, 2023 12 Oct'23

    How generative AI and cloud complement each other

    McKinsey partner explains the symbiotic relationship between generative AI and cloud, enabling organisations to speed up cloud migration and harness the benefits of AI

  • October 09, 2023 09 Oct'23

    VMware reaffirms commitment to Tanzu

    VMware CEO Raghu Raghuram emphasises the importance of having an infrastructure stack capable of supporting applications, with VMware Tanzu playing a pivotal role

  • October 03, 2023 03 Oct'23

    How Pure Storage is supporting AI workloads

    Pure Storage’s cloud-compatible and energy-efficient modular flash storage architecture is well-poised to address the data storage demands of artificial intelligence workloads

  • October 03, 2023 03 Oct'23

    Top science journal faced secret attacks from Covid conspiracy theory group

    A conspiratorial group of extreme Brexit lobbyists mounted an extraordinary campaign against one of the world’s most prestigious science journals – part of a series of joint investigations between Byline Times and Computer Weekly

  • September 28, 2023 28 Sep'23

    How Akamai is driving growth in APAC

    Akamai's managing director for the region outlines the company’s growth journey, how it sets itself apart from competitors, and its strategies to drive the next phase of growth

  • September 22, 2023 22 Sep'23

    How Confluent is tapping the groundswell in data streaming

    Confluent CEO Jay Kreps talks up the misconceptions of Kafka and what the company is doing to help customers better leverage the capabilities of the technology

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