Microsoft launches Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft steps up threat detection

Last week Bret Arsenault, Chief information Security Officer, Microsoft gave an update on Microsoft's security work. This week it is the turn of Terry Myerson, Executive VP, Windows and Devices Group to...
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IFS splashes more than €7 million in Finland

As suspected IFS has started on the acquisition trail in 2016 following the private equity investment in 2015. It has acquired MainIoT Oy from Solteq Oy in a debt free purchase of...
Workday accelerates growth. Adding cloud customers for Finance and HCM

Workday accelerates to next growth phase

  Workday has announced strong growth in its final quarter of the year with more than 100 customer wins, the largest of any in its short history. According to Aneel Bhusri CEO,...
EY releases report showing UK 1st in FinTech

UK FinTech ranks 1st in the world 

The UK's Financial Technology (FinTech) sector is ranked 1st in the world by EY in a report commissioned by HM Treasury. Interestingly the report highlights a supportive regulatory regime and the...
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ICAEW accredits BlackLine software

  BlackLine has joined NetSuite, Sage and Capita as having its solution accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW). It is the only software currently listed under Finance Controls...
SAP and Reuters deploy cloud analytics to analyse US Presidential election

SAP and Reuters to power data journalism

SAP and Reuters are to come together to power data journalism and deliver new tools to Reuters staff. The first target for the data journalism will be the US Presidential Election...
Old Dogs, New Tricks - pwc reports that fraud is moving to the boardroom

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,...
Percona targets MySQL enterprise customers with two new products

Percona ups the ante for enterprise MySQL

Percona has raised the stakes in the enterprise MySQL market with the announcement today of two major updates to its products, Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 and Percona XtraBackup 2.4.  What...
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Sauber locks in IFS as ERP partner

The Sauber F1 team has announced a partnership with IFS that sees the ERP company become a principal partner for the 2016 FIA Formula One Championship. With IFS looking to expand...
Andy Lark, chief marketing and business officer, Xero kicks off the Asia RoadShow (Image CRedit Xero)

Xero targets Asia, Malaysia first

With the ink still drying on the partnership and integration with Google Apps, Xero is trying to accelerate the growth of their born in the cloud accounting solution in Asia. Their first...

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Salesforce flourishes but growth will slow

Salesforce posted a strong 1st quarter, 2021, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. While it did revise its guidance for the rest of the 2021 financial...
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Finboot partners with London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation

Finboot is partnering with the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM) to exploit the MARCO blockchain. The latter is an organisation offering arbitration...
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New datasets add POI and population movement to OmniSci

OmniSci has signed its first commercial dataset partners to the OmniSci Data Catalog. The two partners are SafeGraph, a leading provider of point of...
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Weaponisation of IoT surges as threat actors leverage COVID-19

COVID-19 opened up a new opportunity for global threat actors. They have increased their use of old vulnerabilities, used COVID-19 lures to catch out...
Proof of Impact launches blockchain-based platform for CSR

Proof of Impact launches blockchain-based platform for CSR

Proof of Impact has launched a blockchain platform that it claims will "revolutionise the way people fund and experience impact". The new platform will...
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Yotpo releases report on user generated content

Yotpo, in partnership with eTail, has released the results of their survey on user-generated content. The company surveyed the leaders of some of the...
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UK business eyeing overseas expansion post COVID-19

UK businesses are looking at overseas expansion post-COVID-19. Many believe that they are too reliant on a single market. To survive global issues such...
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Salesforce gathers terrific ten for EMEA advisory board

Salesforce has decided to gather a group of ten senior business leaders together to act as an advisory board for EMEA. The new board...
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E-HCert – blockchain-based Covid-19 app for Cyprus

VeChain continues its collaboration with I-Dante to co-develop E-HCert App. This provides an archival solution for Covid-19 RT-PCR (real time-polymerase chain reaction) and antibodies...
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TrueCommerce and Trust Payments form strategic partnership

Retail technology business provider TrueCommerce has entered into a strategic partnership with international payment gateway provider Trust Payments. The company is looking to broaden...
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NHSX contact app likely to exclude the elderly and vulnerable

The NHSX COVID-19 tracing app is under fire yet again. The latest company to question its effectiveness is cybersecurity vendor Anomali. Unlike others who...
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NinjaRMM unveils latest release

NinjaRMM is rolling out version 4.6. It is available now in the Oceania and EMEA regions, and it will roll out to US and...
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we.trade strengthens collaboration with IBM

we.trade (stet) has announced an enhanced collaboration with IBM with the latter becoming a shareholder. This collaboration will enable network enhancements and accelerate the...
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Salesforce launches Quick Start Commerce Solutions

Salesforce has launched a new series of Quick Start Commerce Solutions to help businesses get set up online as quickly as possible. It has...