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About Kaleah

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Kaleah Salmon
Journalist
Kaleah Salmon is journalist in the TechDay editorial team. Originally from Australia Kaleah now lives in Asia. She has a keen interest in health, fitness, travel and spot. Having previously worked journalist for Australian publication Ministry of Sport.

Stories by Kaleah - Page 1

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Digital poverty impacts one-fifth of UK's children, reveals Deloitte study
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New research from Deloitte and the Digital Poverty Alliance reveals that 20% of UK children are suffering from the effects of digital inequality, exacerbated by ongoing economic uncertainty.
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AirTrunk & CLP Power partner for largest green energy project in Hong Kong
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microsoft
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AirTrunk partners with CLP Power Hong Kong to instigate the city's largest site-specific renewable energy certification (REC) procurement, supporting Microsoft's goal of achieving 100% renewable energy usage by 2025.
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Seagate showcases environmental success in annual ESG report
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power / energy
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Seagate's annual ESG report highlights their sustainability achievements, notably preventing over 553 tons of e-waste and sourcing half their energy from renewable sources.
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Flair Furniture acquires assets from liquidating retailer Cuckooland
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Flair Furniture absorbs assets from troubled e-tailer Cuckooland, consolidating its expansion strategy after procuring stock and intellectual property worth over GBP £800,000.
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UK government drafts new law to regulate artificial intelligence
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emerging technology
In a move towards regulating AI, the UK government is expected to focus on bias and safety within emerging tech after prolonged deliberations. Details of the legislation remain undisclosed.
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3stepIT unveils AI tool for fair assessment of pre-owned tech
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3stepIT, a European circular tech provider, has unveiled a pioneering AI tool designed to objectify and streamline the analysis of pre-loved IT devices, propelling an industry-first shift towards enhanced, sustainable technology practices.
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Firmus' Sustainable Metal Cloud powerfully cuts AI energy usage
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data centre operators
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power / energy
Firmus launches a sustainable Metal Cloud (SMC) platform, slashing AI operation energy use by half and trimming costs of managing AI workloads by up to 70%, reducing CO2 emissions markedly.
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Noel Leeming launches tech trade-in scheme across New Zealand
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Noel Leeming launches a trade-in scheme allowing New Zealand customers to exchange old electronics for gift cards, promoting both sustainability and affordable tech upgrades.
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ADLINK unveils high-performance Atom-powered modules for IoT solutions
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ai
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edge computing
ADLINK Technology, an edge computing operator, introduces two high-performing modules utilising Intel's Atom processors. These modules are optimised for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and emphasise durability and temperature adaptability.
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AVEVA unveils CONNECT, AI-driven industrial intelligence platform
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AVEVA unveils CONNECT, a state-of-the-art industrial intelligence platform, at Hannover Messe event, promising to provide real-time innovation and efficiency in the industrial economy.
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Fibrus & ACOME partnership boosts rural broadband in Northern regions
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The partnership between Fibrus and ACOME Group has accelerated rural broadband connectivity in Northern England and Northern Ireland, offering hyperfast full fibre broadband to thousands of homes and businesses.
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ATech launches Boost, a AUD $100K cloud hosting scheme for tech startups
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Brisbane tech firm ATech launches ATech Boost, an incubator offering AUD $100,000 in cloud hosting credits and expert guidance to high-potential tech startups, aiding their growth and innovation.
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New ITW Global Leaders Forum code targets international voice fraud
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voice
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fraud
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telco
The ITW Global Leaders Forum and i3Forum have updated their industry-based code to combat International Revenue Share Fraud within the international voice market, targeting the use of premium rate numbers.
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SNS secures treble win for MOD at the NAB Show 2024
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workflow solutions
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studio network solutions
Studio Network Solutions achieves triple win at NAB Show 2024, with its MOD solution claiming victories in two categories, marking their third consecutive year of success.
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Gen AI optimism high in ANZ but cybersecurity concerns loom
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While ANZ business and IT leaders express high optimism for Gen AI's potential, cybersecurity concerns remain a dominant issue, especially following large-scale data breaches.
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LG unveils state-of-the-art UltraGear OLED gaming monitors in Australia
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gaming
LG Electronics Australia unveils a trio of award-winning UltraGear OLED 800R curved gaming monitors, offering immersive, panoramic gaming experiences with superior performance to Australian gamers.
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New Relic unveils advanced AI monitoring to boost app performance
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ai
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New Relic broadens its AI monitoring capabilities, expected to boost efficiency and simplify AI application issues through visibility and data security, supporting companies' AI adoption.
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Tech boosts business confidence among Australian middle-market firms
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Technological developments fuel the confidence of Australian middle-market firms towards future growth, despite overall industry dips, finds a Pitcher Partners report.
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CAST unveils AI Advisor for in-depth software portfolio insights
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ai
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cloud migration
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sustainability
CAST introduces AI Advisor to its software portfolio management tool, CAST Highlight, enhancing user interaction and delivering in-depth, actionable insights quickly for complex application portfolio management.
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CompliantERP wins 2024 Australian Small Business Champion award
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compliance
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CompliantERP has received the prestigious title of 2024 Australian Small Business Champion in Information Technology, signifying its commitment to providing innovative IT solutions.
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East London students gain insight into data centre careers
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careers
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skills gap
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students
Sixty East London students partook in a HireHigher and Baker Dearing Educational Trust initiative at Tech Show London to gain insight into careers in the data centre industry.
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SolarWinds introduces free tailored ITSM evaluation tool for enterprises
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SolarWinds challenges traditional IT service management (ITSM) consultancy models with a free online evaluation tool aimed at unlocking the full potential of ITSM without extra costs or manpower needs.
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ITC Infotech plans to acquire cloud services firm Blazeclan
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
ITC Infotech announces plans to acquire Pune-based cloud services specialist Blazeclan Technologies, aligning with strategic objectives to boost Multi-Cloud capability and fast-track client digital transformations.
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Paratus utilises Infinera solutions for fastest Africa-Europe route
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network infrastructure
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Paratus Group leverages Infinera's technology to establish Africa's lowest-latency route between Johannesburg and Lisbon, offering unbeatable capacity and redundancy to network operators.