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SAP results signpost growth

SAP has issued preliminary figures for its full year 2015 with cloud and software revenue up 20% for the full year using non-IFRS accounting methods. The news sparked a small surge in...
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Brauckmann upbeat at first SUSECON since independence

At SUSECON 2019 in Nashville, TN, CEO Nils Brauckmann delivered an upbeat assessment of what is happening at the enterprise Linux vendor. This is the first major conference since EQT acquired SUSE...
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Is the sun rising at Oracle on cloud?

Oracle announced strong Q1 2017 results last night. Total revenues were up 2% to $8.6 billion. It was the growth in cloud revenues that delivered the biggest uplift. SaaS and PaaS...
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Kincare sees Salesforce platform as future

FinancialForce has announced that one of Australia’s leasing in-home care providers has chosen FinancialForce Financial Management to replace its legacy solution. KinCare was using a mixture of Sage ACC PAC (now...
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Could lost service productivity cost >$5 trillion annually?

ERP services vendor Unit4 commissioned an independent multi-national research study into productivity in the global service industry. It focused on the time office workers spend on primary work. The results show that on average, office workers...
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Rackspace warns of Black Friday chaos

Across the world retailers are beginning to deal with the start of the seasonal shopping crisis. This is a self-made crisis as many of them won't be prepared for the impact on...
Becrypt warns on risk of IP theft

Loss of IP is a serious business threat

UK security vendor Becrypt has released a white paper looking at the risks to businesses from the loss of Intellectual Property (IP) and confidential information. The paper, which can be downloaded...
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monday.com raises $50 Million

monday.com has announced in a blog that it has raised $50 million in a series C funding round led by New York based Stripes Group. In fact the news first broke...
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Measuring and monitoring grid inertia

Reactive Technologies and the UK’s National Grid have announced the successful completion of Project SIM. They believe they have, for the first time, measured and monitored grid stability - or system...
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The race is on at Oracle

Oracle has announced its Q2 fiscal results and the question is do the figures show whether Oracle are succeeding in the new cloud world. Total revenue was $9.0 billion, down 6% in terms...

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Alibaba launches new B2B ecosystem for small businesses

Alibaba.com is bringing on a number of brands that share a passion for supporting SMBs, including major US businesses. The company has announced significant...
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Students records stolen at Lancaster University

Lancaster University has admitted that its systems were subjected to two data breaches in the last few days. They are blaming the breaches on...
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OneConnect partners with UnionBank to offer blockchain-enabled platform for MSMEs

OneConnect Financial Technology (OneConnect), an associate company of China's insurance Ping An Group, is partnering with UBX Philippines,  a wholly-owned fintech subsidiary of Union...
CircleCI bags US$56 million in funding round

CircleCI bags US$56 million in funding round

CI/CD platform vendor CircleCI has raised US$56 million in a Series D funding round. This brings the total raised by the company to $115...
Melissa Di Donato takes over at SUSE

Melissa Di Donato takes over at SUSE

In a surprise announcement SUSE has announced Melissa Di Donato is to become its new CEO effective August 5th. The move was prompted by...
Why are IT and users still disconnected over security?

Why are IT and users still disconnected over security?

NTT Security recently published its Risk:Value 2019 report. It is the most extensive survey the company has conducted and, importantly, it focused on users...
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Research shows top challenges for online advertising in 2019

Growth remains a top priority for online advertising, and driving brand awareness is central to that goal. However, digital marketers face constant challenges—hitting volume...
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MOBI VID standard on blockchain, with BMW, Ford, Groupe Renault and others

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative's member-led Vehicle Identification (VID) working group has created and now launched the industry's first VID standard. With this, MOBI...
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Kaspersky warns fake FaceApp installing MobiDash

Cyber criminals are distributing a least one fake version of the viral FaceApp age challenge warns security company Kaspersky. Those users downloading and installing...
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EnCirca starts pre-registrations for blockchain domain names

EnCirca is now accepting applications for Ethereum's .ETH domain names. The deadline for applications is August 10, 2019. Encirca believes it is the first...
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90% of UK eCommerce startups fail within 120 days

The vast majority of eCommerce startups are set to fail within their first 120 days of operation, new research has revealed. A survey of...
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Kimble targets Australia with new team

Kimble Applications has announced the opening of a new office in Australia and the appointment of Steve Litsos as General Manager for the region....
Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT 

Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT

A cyber security strategy has to encompass the entire company. For many businesses, it is a fragmented set of policies, procedures and approaches that...
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Givex launches POS system in partnership with Brazil’s Ofner

Givex, a solution provider for gift card, voucher and loyalty services and Ofner, a traditional coffee chain in Brazil, announced a partnership in the...