Thursday, August 6, 2020
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News from Week Beginning 20th July

Week Beginning 20th July includes news about @NetSuite deal. Acquisitions by @TheAccessGroup and @Akerna and product announcements from @ActiveCampaign, @KNoasoftware @ECISolutions, @Tray and @TigergraphDB
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Software AG’s Social Distancing Solution to help employees return to work

Software AG has launched a Smart Social Distancing solution to help companies ensure their employees return safely to work. Organisations can use the solution to help employees keep to the recommended...
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The UK doesn’t want to return to work

Research from e-days the absence management company has found that many in the UK do not want to return to their place of work. It recently surveyed 100 people to find...
IBM and Adobe bring new focus to CX  (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )

IBM and Adobe bring new focus to CX

IBM and Adobe have announced a new partnership to help clients improve customer experience (CX). They are targeting regulated industries to help accelerate digital transformation projects. At the core of this...
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Microsoft and Finastra to accelerate digital transformation of financial services

Microsoft and Finastra have announced a multiyear deal to accelerate the digital transformation of financial services. The three-year deal will keep Finastra's open developer platform sitting on Microsoft Azure. The company...
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IFS continues growth during ownership change

IFS has published its H1 2020 results. Despite an impact from the pandemic, it has still managed to maintain substantial growth. Total net revenue was 3,482 million SEK (US $360 million),...
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State of B2B marketing

Demandbase has published the 2020 ABM Market Research Study (registration required). Based on a survey of 900 marketing professionals, it studies what distinguishes the best performing ABM practitioners in B2B marketing....
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Forescout and Advent like an on-off-on again teenage romance

The Forescout and Advent International deal is back on again. Advent International has returned to the table with a US$29.00 per share offer to Forescout shareholders. It comes after Forescout launched...
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Asana provides goals for strategic objective setting

Asana has launched “Goals”, a flexible goal tracking system. In conjunction with the launch, it has also published results from a recent survey. The survey looked at how companies are setting,...
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KCS buys Unit4 wholesale

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has acquired Unit4 Wholesale. This is a positive result for Advent that separated Unit4 Wholesale from the much larger and global Unit4 ERP vendor. The Private equity...


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WFMSG reborn as CommunityWFM

Workforce Management Software Group has rebranded itself as CommunityWFM. The cloud-based workforce management vendor provides a solution for contact centres. It creates visibility, collaboration...
Huobi digital assets

Huobi digital asset management platform and custody services

Huobi is launching a digital asset management platform - with custody services for institutions. Huobi claims the platform matches qualified institutional investors and high-net-worth...
Zoho BackToWork

Are you ready to go BackToWork?

Zoho has announced a new solution to help organisations as they start returning employees to the workplace. Like similar initiatives earlier this year Zoho...
Tel Aviv

TASE to launch central blockchain securities lending platform

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) will launch a central blockchain securities lending platform. It is promising that this will offer "innovative and groundbreaking...

Cellebrite adds cryptocurrency and blockchain investigations solution

Cellebrite has launched Crypto Tracer. This is a cryptocurrency investigation solution designed to speed up investigations involving blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Such a tool...
Are your SOC staff looking for a way out? (Image Credit: Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay )

Are your SOC staff looking for a way out?

First-time security analysts can’t wait to get the heck out of the Security Operation Centre (SOC). Half of the first time (entry-level) security analysts...
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Unilog announces Acumatica partnership

Unilog has joined the Acumatica Marketplace as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner. The Marketplace offers Acumatica customers and reselling partners access to complementary applications...
FastPOS author pleads guilty in US (Image Credit: Blake Wisz on Unsplash)

FastPOS author pleads guilty in US

The author of the FastPOS malware that affected point-of-sale (POS) systems has pled guilty to RICO charges in the US. Valerian Chiochiu, aka “Onassis,”...
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain Catch-up Week 29 (to w/e 31st July)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 29. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments...
Belarus arrests GandCrab operator (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )

Belarus arrests GandCrab operator

An alleged operator of the GandCrab ransomware has been arrested in Belarus. The arrest was a joint operation between the UK, Romania and the...
BigTime Wallet reports

BigTime Software adds payments to PSA

BigTime Software has added a payments engine to its PSA solution. Its BigTime Wallet is available to both Pro and Premier users. The solution...

eftpos to pioneer micropayments using Hedera Hashgraph

eftpos Payments Australia is collaborating with Hedera Hashgraph on a micropayments proof-of-concept. This aims to create a seamless Australian payment experience for web users....
BootHole exposes billion of devices to attack (Image Credit: David Reed from Pixabay)

BootHole exposes billions of devices to attack

Are you preparing to patch all your Linux, Windows and other devices today? No? Well, you should. Researchers at Eclypsium have announced BootHole. It...

Chainalysis’ Market Intel for understanding cryptocurrencies

Chainalysis has launched Market Intel. Market Intel is powered by Chainalysis's proprietary data, which it has systematically collected and linked to real world entities...