Sunday, April 11, 2021
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QAD ties up with Basware electronic invoicing

QAD Inc has announced the signing of a partnership with Basware, the source-to-pay solution provider. Basware will provide QAD customers access to what it claims is the largest electronic (e-invoicing) network. What...
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Closing…closed, Infor buys Predictix

What difference a few days can make. Last week Charles Philips, CEO answered an analyst question about completing the acquisition of Predictix after a brief whispered consult. He said “Well it’s...
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Fraud and cybercrime rising in UK companies

In its latest Global Economic Crime Survey, pwc has delivered a report that will raise eyebrows at all levels of the enterprise. It calls out the rise of the silver fraudster,...
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News from week beginning 24th August

News week beginning 24th August saw several companies looking to raise funds including @NICE and @Ceridean with @SkillSoft exiting Chapter 11.
50% of users hit by irrelevant marketing

Irrelevant marketing hits 50% of public

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has released research showing marketing is poorly targeted. The survey pulls together some interesting research that will help strengthen the hand of ad blockers. It...
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Trillion-Dollar AI impact on CRM?

  By 2021, the AI impact on CRM could increase global business revenues by US$1.1T claims a new Salesforce-commissioned study. The study estimates the global market for AI in CRM will jump,...
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Fujitsu deepens relationship with SAP

Fujitsu and SAP have announced a deepening of their global partnership. The announcement is yet another indication that SAP isn’t just partnering with companies for marketing purposes. It is putting time and...
PandaLabs 2015 report shows more new malware samples than UK citizens

More malware than UK citizens

PandaLabs has reported that in 2015 it recorded more than 84 million new malware samples. To put that in perspective if this were people not malware, it would now rank as...
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Ramco signs up ITOrizon to expand logistics offering

ITOrizon has partnered with Ramco Systems so that it can offer its logistics solution to a wider audience. ITOrizon is a global services company that aims to deliver solutions for Omni Channel...
FSB calls on UK Government to deal with late payments

FSB tells UK Government to deal with late payments

Mike Cherry, Chairman, Federation of Small Business (FSB) has published his New Year message. He has called on the UK Government to deal with late payments, poor broadband, bank branch closures...


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Mondelēz snacks on AwareGO security training

AwareGo has signed a three year deal with Mondelēz International to supply security awareness training to the food giant. Mondelēz sees an advantage to...
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Digital commerce companies flock to join the MACH Alliance

Membership of the MACH Alliance has swollen recently with a number of new recruits to the cause. Myplanet, an early pioneer in the headless...
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How do I type letters with an accent quickly?

Here is a #tip on when you need an #accent for a letter not found on the #keyboard. You can get it by using the Alt Gr key found on the right of the spacebar. #MSWord
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Golden Chicken lays more_eggs backdoor for LinkedIn jobseekers

The Golden Chicken threat actor is currently running a spearphishing campaign that leaves the fileless backdoor more_eggs on its victim’s computer. The details of...
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Kimble creates an advisory board with Enterprise customers

Kimble has held the first meeting of a new Enterprise Advisory Board. It brings together peers from major professional services organisations that are also...
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ThreatQuotient secures US $22.5 million in new finance deal

ThreatQuotient has secured US $22.5 million in new financing. The money is a combination of equity and debt financing from an investment syndicate. That...
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Sellercloud releases order cancellation solution for eRetailers

Sellercloud, a multi-channel eCommerce management platform with billions of dollars in ‘Gross Merchandise Volume’ (GMV), has released Memaila. The platform helps eCommerce merchant streamline...
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Mitigating Microsoft Exchange attack and the rise of XMRig

April’s NTT Global Threat Intelligence Report is focused on the ongoing Microsoft Exchange attack and the growing incidents involving XMRig. It is over a...
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Digital Planet introduces new customer portal to deliver data analytics

Digital Planet has launched a self-service customer portal facility that leverages the Yellowfin data analytics software using the Exasol analytics database. The portal was...

Cosmos enables IBC (Inter-Blockchain Communication) token transfers

Cosmos has enabled Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) transfers on its Cosmos Hub. This makes it possible for sovereign blockchains to transfer digital assets (tokens) and...
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Global spend on apps rise by 40%

Research by App Annie reveal consumers spent $32bn on in-apps purchases across iOS and Google Play globally in Q1 2021. This is the biggest...
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Soda releases new cloud platform for trusted data

Soda has released Soda Cloud. It calls it a: “data observability and collaboration platform that helps data teams get ahead of the silent data...
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Building Reputation through acquisition

Reputation has announced its first acquisition of 2021, with the reputation experience management company snapping up Nuvi for an undisclosed sum. Nuvi has an...
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Marketing in professional services, a tip

A tip by Mark Robinson, @KimbleApps on whether a professional services firm should invest in PR. Practical advice from an industry leader.