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Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs to spearhead international expansion
Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs, ex-Readly executive, as Head of International Expansion, aiming to replicate its UK success globally.
Alibaba platforms boosts UK exports to China by 54% since 2019
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.
VIRTUS Data Centres to build AI-ready campus in Buckinghamshire
VIRTUS Data Centres reveals plans for an AI-ready, sustainable data centre campus - equipped to deliver high-capacity data infrastructure.
Telecoms industry's benefits most generous, says Vestd study
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.
AI & cloud technology synergy boosts business performance, study suggests
Integrating AI and cloud technology can supercharge business operations and IT agility, with 70% of companies already capitalising on such services.
UK's digital skill gap tackled by Institute of Coding's courses
Despite misconceptions, UK’s digital skills confidence crisis; addressing cost and time barriers with free, flexible courses to boost tech capabilities.
AI adoption in telecoms sector surges, says Cavell report
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.
UK households respond to energy crisis with conservation strategies
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.
Derek Fisk named as mpro5's new Head of Channel
Tech firm mpro5 appoints industry veteran Derek Fisk as Head of Channel, aiming to boost its ecosystem expansion efforts and enhance process management operations.
CrowdStrike teams up with Ignition Technology for UK distribution
CrowdStrike partners with UK-based Ignition Technology to boost the reach of its AI-powered cybersecurity platform.
Essex-based Provide Community utilises RealWear smart glasses
Essex-based company Provide Community successfully adopts RealWear's Navigator 500 smart glasses, enhancing service provision and learning experiences for its podiatry team.
Over 40% of UK to shop for Valentine's Day gifts, finds Airtime Rewards
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.
Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
UK retailers' inconsistent return policies revealed by Sendcloud study
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.
40% of UK consumers to buy Valentine's gifts, says Airtime Rewards survey
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.
China's hacking accusations against West lack substantial proof, says SentinelOne
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.
Telefónica Tech partners with CrowdStrike for enhanced cybersecurity
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.
Infinigate launches financial services programme to support European partners
Infinigate launches 'Infinigate Financial Services', providing partners across Europe with funding solutions to tackle CAPEX concerns and enhance growth in an unpredictable market landscape.
Cybermindz launches CISOSupport for mental health of cybersecurity chiefs
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.
UK's T&L industry falls behind in AI adoption & sustainability goals
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.
Synergy Logistics partners with Techdinamics to boost warehouse tech efficiency
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.
HCLTech bags Top Employer title in 26 countries for 2024
Global tech firm HCLTech secures Top Employer status in 26 countries for 2024, lauded for outstanding HR practices.
SME resellers foresee a brighter year amidst rising cyber threats
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.
AI uptake rises in financial services despite data challenges
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.