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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.

Stories by Sean

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HP unveils OmniBook Ultra PC & OmniStudio X series
Yesterday
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pc hardware
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
HP launches the OmniBook Ultra AI PC, featuring AMD tech, and the OmniStudio X series with Intel and NVIDIA options, starting at USD $2699.
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Vista Group launches AI-driven podcast feature with Microsoft Azure
Yesterday
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microsoft
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bi
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big data
Vista Group partners with Microsoft Azure in a landmark cloud deal to revolutionise cinema management using AI, launching an innovative daily podcast for executives.
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SnapLogic survey reveals crippling costs of outdated technology
Yesterday
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ai
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integration
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snaplogic
Legacy systems are costing businesses nearly USD $3 million annually, reveals SnapLogic. The integration of GenAI promises to alleviate 25% of workloads.
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Juniper Networks unveils Ops4AI lab to boost AI workloads
Yesterday
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casb
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payment gateways
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servers
Juniper Networks unveils Ops4AI, the first multivendor lab to enhance AI workload performance, collaborating with Nvidia, Broadcom, Intel, and WEKA.
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Google Cloud's 2024 report reveals rising cyber threats
Yesterday
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cloud security
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ml
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advanced persistent threat protection
Google Cloud's 2024 Threat Horizons report reveals rising cyber threats, emphasising advanced social engineering, cloud security, ransomware, and AI exploitation.
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Haruko expands to Southeast Asia, secures USD $6 million funding
Yesterday
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fintech
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singapore
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london
Digital asset platform Haruko secures USD $6 million for Southeast Asia expansion, led by White Star Capital and MMC Ventures, boosting its total funding to USD $16 million.
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Amber Technology to showcase latest UC & AV solutions at Integrate Expo 2024
Yesterday
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uc
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sydney
Amber Technology is showcasing cutting-edge UC and AV solutions at Integrate Expo 2024, offering live demos and expert insights at Sydney’s ICC from 21-23 August.
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Spark Business Group joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association
Yesterday
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cloud security
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compliance
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ai
Spark Business Group boosts its cyber security prowess by joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, targeting enhanced services for NZ organisations.
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Global cellular IoT market reaches USD $15 billion in 2023
Yesterday
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smart cities
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5g
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wireless networks
The global cellular IoT connectivity market surged in 2023, generating USD $15 billion from 3.6 billion connections, driven by a 23% growth rate, IoT Analytics reports.
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Acronis True Image returns with enhanced cybersecurity features
Yesterday
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apple
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storage
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data protection
Acronis reintroduces True Image with superior cybersecurity, tackling modern threats and offering an all-in-one backup solution for home users.
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Ultrahuman unveils PowerPlugs app store & AFib smart ring
Yesterday
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smartphones
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app store
Ultrahuman has launched the PowerPlugs app store and the world's first smart ring with built-in AFib detection, promising a new era in personalised health tech.
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Act now: AMTA warns Aussies to upgrade before 3G shutdown
Yesterday
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5g
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wireless networks
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recycling
Australians urged to upgrade 3G devices within six weeks as Telstra and Optus prepare to shut down their 3G networks, impacting emergency call capability.
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Gen Z dining habits: prioritising trust, deals, & takeaways
Yesterday
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instagram
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us
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youtube
Generation Z's dining habits reveal a focus on convenience and value, with 42% opting for takeaway on Fridays and 93% trusting friends over influencers, Deliverect finds.
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Huma raises USD $80 million to launch AI-powered health platform
Yesterday
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app development
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it in healthcare
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low-code
Huma secures Series D funding of USD $80 million, bolstering its total to over USD $300 million. The funds will advance its new AI-powered Huma Cloud Platform, aimed at revolutionising digital health solutions.
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Briefly Bio launches to tackle reproducibility crisis with new funding
Yesterday
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ai
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llms
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startups
Briefly Bio launches to tackle preclinical research’s reproducibility crisis, announces USD $1.2 million in pre-seed funding to enhance scientific accuracy.
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Superlab Suisse opens largest private lab space in Basel
Yesterday
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research
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biotech
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startups
Superlab Suisse opens the largest private lab in Switzerland at Basel's Stcki Park, boosting support for life science and biotech startups with state-of-the-art facilities.
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Rocketlane secures USD $24 million Series B funding for CRM platform
2 days ago
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saas
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crm
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freshworks
Rocketlane raises USD $24 million in Series B to enhance its AI-driven CRM platform. Co-led by 8VC, Matrix Partners India, and Nexus Venture Partners, funding totals USD $45 million.
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ExpressVPN privacy advocate warns of AI scams on Prime Day
2 days ago
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email security
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cybersecurity
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amazon
As Amazon Prime Day approaches, Lauren Hendry Parsons of ExpressVPN warns shoppers about rising AI-fueled scams, urging vigilance against counterfeit deals.
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Australian retail study shows gaps in unified commerce practices
2 days ago
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sustainability
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pos
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cx
The 2024 Unified Commerce Benchmark by Manhattan Associates, Google Cloud, and Zebra Technologies reveals only 42% of Aussie retailers have adopted unified commerce, spotlighting leaders Bunnings, Cotton On, Harvey Norman, and JB Hi-Fi.
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Insights from AI Appreciation Day highlight industry impacts
3 days ago
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ai
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cybersecurity
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oem
On AI Appreciation Day, industry leaders highlight AI's transforming role across sectors from cybersecurity to logistics, urging ethical and innovative practices.