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Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs to spearhead international expansion
4 days ago
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retail
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loyalty programmes
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european
Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs, ex-Readly executive, as Head of International Expansion, aiming to replicate its UK success globally.
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Alibaba platforms boosts UK exports to China by 54% since 2019
5 days ago
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alibaba
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exports
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germany
Alibaba Group's platforms have seen a 54% surge in UK exports to China since 2019, pointing to a robust demand for UK brands and the growing role of digital platforms in global business.
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VIRTUS Data Centres to build AI-ready campus in Buckinghamshire
5 days ago
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digital transformation
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colocation
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data centre operators
VIRTUS Data Centres reveals plans for an AI-ready, sustainable data centre campus - equipped to deliver high-capacity data infrastructure.
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Telecoms industry's benefits most generous, says Vestd study
6 days ago
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seo
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martech
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retail
Telecom sector leads in job benefits, according to a study by Vestd, amid reports that 70% of UK workers are considering changing jobs in 2024.
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AI & cloud technology synergy boosts business performance, study suggests
6 days ago
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big data
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data protection
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bi
Integrating AI and cloud technology can supercharge business operations and IT agility, with 70% of companies already capitalising on such services.
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UK's digital skill gap tackled by Institute of Coding's courses
Last week
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development
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digital careers
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cost
Despite misconceptions, UK’s digital skills confidence crisis; addressing cost and time barriers with free, flexible courses to boost tech capabilities.
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AI adoption in telecoms sector surges, says Cavell report
Last week
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us
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research
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european
Research shows AI adoption surging in the telecoms sector, with 58% of UK, US, and European telecom buyers intending to incorporate AI into their products.
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UK households respond to energy crisis with conservation strategies
Last week
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power / energy
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strategy
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conservation
With energy bills on the rise across the UK, Sergey Ogorodnov, CEO of Voltaware, suggests four key strategies, including energy-efficient lighting and insulation, to maintain costs amidst the ongoing energy crisis.
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Derek Fisk named as mpro5's new Head of Channel
Last week
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smartphones
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iot
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workflow automation
Tech firm mpro5 appoints industry veteran Derek Fisk as Head of Channel, aiming to boost its ecosystem expansion efforts and enhance process management operations.
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CrowdStrike teams up with Ignition Technology for UK distribution
Last week
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saas
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partner programmes
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breach prevention
CrowdStrike partners with UK-based Ignition Technology to boost the reach of its AI-powered cybersecurity platform.
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Essex-based Provide Community utilises RealWear smart glasses
Last week
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digital transformation
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smart glasses
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telemedicine
Essex-based company Provide Community successfully adopts RealWear's Navigator 500 smart glasses, enhancing service provision and learning experiences for its podiatry team.
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Over 40% of UK to shop for Valentine's Day gifts, finds Airtime Rewards
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martech
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cx
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email security
This Valentine's Day approaches, 42% of UK consumers will buy gifts, 38% will celebrate, and 52% will send cards, indicating potential opportunities for retailers amidst scepticism of the occasion, reveals Airtime Rewards survey.
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Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
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ai
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cybersecurity
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venture capital
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
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UK retailers' inconsistent return policies revealed by Sendcloud study
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retail
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study
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transparency
Sendcloud's study reveals a lack of transparency in return policies among the UK's top 100 retailers, with only 23% clearly showing their paid return policies on their homepages.
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40% of UK consumers to buy Valentine's gifts, says Airtime Rewards survey
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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valentine's day
Valentine's Day still attractive to UK consumers: 40% plan to spend on gifts and 42% intend to go shopping, despite 62% choosing not to observe, according to Airtime Rewards research.
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China's hacking accusations against West lack substantial proof, says SentinelOne
Last week
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cybersecurity
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european union
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hacking
SentinelOne's investigation refutes China's allegations of Western hacking, highlighting a lack of substantial proof and noting China's use of recycled details from leaked US documents.
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Telefónica Tech partners with CrowdStrike for enhanced cybersecurity
Last week
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digital transformation
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ai security
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edr
Telefónica Tech UK&I boosts cybersecurity offering by expanding partnership with CrowdStrike, aiming to deliver improved Managed Detection and Response to ensure better digital protection.
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Infinigate launches financial services programme to support European partners
Last week
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pc hardware
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cybersecurity
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it industry
Infinigate launches 'Infinigate Financial Services', providing partners across Europe with funding solutions to tackle CAPEX concerns and enhance growth in an unpredictable market landscape.
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Cybermindz launches CISOSupport for mental health of cybersecurity chiefs
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us
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university of adelaide
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australian
Cybermindz.org has unveiled CISOSupport, an innovative initiative aimed at tackling the high rate of job burnout among cybersecurity leaders by providing tailored mental health support.
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UK's T&L industry falls behind in AI adoption & sustainability goals
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
UK transport and logistics industry falls behind in AI uptake and sustainability goals amid cost and knowledge barriers, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by HERE Technologies and AWS.
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Synergy Logistics partners with Techdinamics to boost warehouse tech efficiency
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inventory management systems
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partner programmes
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us
Synergy Logistics partners with Techdinamics to provide fully integrated rate shopping and freight management solutions, improving order processing speed and accuracy while cutting operational costs.
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HCLTech bags Top Employer title in 26 countries for 2024
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ai
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japan
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learning
Global tech firm HCLTech secures Top Employer status in 26 countries for 2024, lauded for outstanding HR practices.
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SME resellers foresee a brighter year amidst rising cyber threats
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cloud services
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
After a tough year, UK security SME resellers anticipate a brighter future, confidently preparing to help businesses protect their networks and data from escalating cyber threats.
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AI uptake rises in financial services despite data challenges
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
UK and US financial services and insurance firms are increasingly embracing AI, however, data silos and operational risk concerns are impeding widespread application, says an EXL study.