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Kinetic mesh network adds BT

BT has announced a global framework agreement with Rajant. This is an interesting deal that will open up new opportunities for the BT data network and enable it to start working...
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Network Services Framework – Winners

From the number of announcements relating to the Network Services Framework one would think that every telecommunications company in the UK has won a serious piece of business from the UK...
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FinancialForce blows into Chicago

FinancialForce.com has announced the opening of only its third office in the United States and first in the Midwest. Chicago will join San Francisco and Manchester, NH  and will become a...
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CGI and National Bank of Canada 10 year deal

CGI and National Bank of Canada expand their partnership with a $420 million extension that will see their relationship through to 2025. CGI overtook RIM to become the largest Tech stock...
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2G to die in Australia

Are you ready for 2G switch off? Optus have followed Telstra to announce that it will be ceasing 2G service in Australia by April 2017. In an announcement last year Telstra announced...
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IOT startup Blue Sense Networks is Dell Winner

Every year Dell runs a competition for start ups in the UK. The competition is aimed at giving one Start-up a boost to its chances of success. This year the winner...
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KCS buys Dancik for US expansion

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has announced that it has reached an agreement to buy Dancik International, an ERP software company that provides integrated software solutions and professional services to the floor...
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Connected Data sees customer surge

Connected Data has reported both revenue for Q2, 2015 and customer bookings in H1, 2015 have doubled. It has also appointed 50 new resellers globally. Compared to the bigger players in the...
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Syngenta optimises using Quintiq

Syngenta AG has selected Quintiq to help solve its complex supply chain planning problems. Part of Dassault Systems Quintiq aims to solve the planning puzzles of the world’s industries in a...
Netsuite Q2 Results

Shares rise 3% as Netsuite issues results

For the ninth consecutive quarter Netsuite’s revenues rose by more than 30%. The growth this time was 35% as shown in the Q2 earnings figures, taking revenues to $177.3 million. They...

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
Dragonchain

Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
BanQu

BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
CloudBees

CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
Apache Kafka

Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
FLETA

FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...

Calculating number of workdays between two dates where weekends are not Saturday and Sunday

A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

VMware Inc, shared results of a global survey of employees, human resources (HR) professionals, and information technology (IT) decision makers. The survey reviewed attitudes...