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Why You Should Care About The Security Of Your Mobile Apps

Much of our activity today revolves around mobile apps. We use mobile apps for everything from hailing cabs to ordering food. We even trust them to handle our payment information and...
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Funding and investment outlook for UK tech companies still favourable

Last year was a remarkable period for funding in the UK tech sector. It attracted more venture capital investment than anywhere else in Europe, with £6.3bn in funding from investors. We...
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How digitising customer care can prepare telecom operators for a shifting market

It’s a scenario many people know all too well – trying to find a sensible way through your operator’s online customer care services and eventually giving up and contacting the call...
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IBM/World Wire, SWIFT/R3, FIS/WorldPay

The electronic payments world is heating up as software providers like IBM (with World Wire), SWIFT/R3 (with gpi Link) and FIS/WorldPay all seek (to misquote the Heineken ad) to connect ‘the...
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Is Microsoft’s reality for AI really that different?

With the cacophony of announcements around Artificial Intelligence (AI) from many of the leading software vendors, you’d be forgiven for believing that each presents a unique direction to be investigated. The reality...
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Shopin harnesses customer data to launch retail intelligence platform

Retail organisation Shopin has released its patent-protected artificial intelligence (AI) engine to democratise customer data. The organisation leveraged more than 3.5 billion purchase data transactions, 30 million SKU connections and 67,000...
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Mitigating business disruption during a litigation dispute

Being party to a litigation dispute is not always simple. It is likely to be time consuming and it is almost always going to be costly. This is the case whether...
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CIC Healthcare: Two key talking points to watch out for in 2019

“Are we seeking to transform or are we just coping?” A poignantly asked question by Christopher J. Ross, CIO Mayo Clinic, in one of the opening keynotes of the 2019 HIMSS...
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Blending Front and Back Office: Key Ingredients for an Enhanced Customer Experience

Richard Mill from Business Systems explains why CIOs need to focus on blending the front and back office – putting the customer at the centre of digital transformation to give them...
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Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP to interlink their cloud-based blockchains

Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP (AIMOS), arguably the 'Big 5' in blockchain, are working together to see if they can create one huge interconnected blockchain based around the Linux Foundation's...

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Kaminario launches new Storage as a Service Offerings

Kaminario, a cloud storage software company, announced three new offerings and a unified licensing framework. The announcement is aligned to the company’s vision of...
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Ripple partners with MoneyGram

Ripple, a provider of blockchain for global payments, entered into what it calls "a strategic partnership with MoneyGram". The latter is one of the...
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TCS teams with SAP to transform surgical kit ecosystem

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is partnering with SAP to launch an Intelligent Field Inventory Management (iFIM) solution. Powered by SAP Leonardo, this leverages IoT...
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FDA program to evaluate blockchain to protect pharmaceutical integrity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has selected IBM, KPMG, Merck and Walmart for inclusion in a program which will support the U.S....
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Visa B2B Connect launches for global crossborder payments

Visa has launched globally its Visa B2B Connect (VB2BC) network. This offers financial institutions the ability to process high-value corporate cross-border payments and covers...
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Icertis, with Microsoft, expands its Blockchain Framework

Icertis, a provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, is collaborating with Microsoft to expand the Icertis Blockchain Framework to create a more...
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Accord Project to develop open source framework for smart legal contracts

The Linux Foundation has launched the Accord Project, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation. The Accord Project is a nonprofit which will build...
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Salesforce doubles down against SAP with Tableau acquisition

Salesforce has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tableau for $15.7 million. The announcement comes a few months after SAP paid $8 billion for...
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WSO2 API Manager adds Ping API security platform

WSO2 and Ping Indentity have partnered to integrate their two products. The open source WS02 API Manager can now integrate with the PingIntelligence API...
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Atlas – an enterprise blockchain platform to improve B2B

Sky Republic, an enterprise blockchain company founded by B2B software veterans, has launched Atlas, a smart contract platform built to synchronize B2B ecosystems. With...
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Industry wants 5G, but barriers remain according to Capgemini report

Industrial companies are embracing 5G connectivity as a primary enabler of digital transformation and plan to implement the technology within two years. This is...
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Solve.Care launches blockchain network for diabetes patients

Solve.Care is partnering with Boehringer Ingelheim, the big pharma company, to launch a global healthcare platform using blockchain technology for the administration, coordination and...
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ARK Deployer : create a blockchain in simple steps

ARK, a blockchain technology vendor (with no connection to ArcNet), has launched ARK Deployer. This is a free tool which enables users quickly and...

TRON plans blockchain addition to BitTorrent File System Protocol

TRON, a blockchain platform, has announced its plan to incorporate decentralised storage (as another blockchain solution) into the BitTorrent ecosystem. This represents another step...