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Workday continues growth

Workday has announced its Q1 2019 earnings and delivered a solid quarter of growth. Revenues were up 28.9% year on year to $618.6 million. Subscription revenues increased by 30.6% year on...
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ConnectWise creates 70 millionaires in Thoma Bravo acquisition

ConnectWise has announced that it will be acquired by Thoma Bravo. The deal will close on 28th February. It is understood that this is one of the first deals that Thoma...

Impressions from SAP Ariba Live, Amsterdam

SAP Ariba Live in Amsterdam was unusual, for a vendor-organised group selling events in two ways. The first was SAP Ariba President Barry Padgett's exhortation on the first day to dream...
Epson showcases PaperLab, creating new paper out of secure waste

Epson creates new paper out of office waste

Epson is showcasing its PaperLab product at CeBIT. The company claims that this is the worlds first compact office papermaking system. It is being targeted at organisations who have a lot...
JPMorgan turns analysts into coders

JPMorgan wants its financial analysts to be able to code

JPMorgan Chase has upped the ante when it comes to staff training and requirements. According to the Financial Times (pay wall), the banking giant is putting all its new investment bankers...
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Stephen Kelly steps down at Sage Group plc

Stephen Kelly has stepped down from Sage Group plc after “reaching an agreement” with the board. The news comes after Kelly has come under increasing pressure as results have failed to match...
Small merchants struggling with compliance and cyber security 

Small merchants struggling with compliance and cyber security

The latest survey from Sysnet Global Solutions claims that SMEs are struggling with PCI compliance and security. The survey was conducted across a number of acquiring organisations (e.g. banks), including five of...
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Saba glows brighter with Lumesse acquisition

Saba Software has announced that it will purchase Lumesse for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition brings together two significant companies in the HRM space. This is the final chapter of Hg...
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Counting up £2.3million at Countingup

Countingup, a London based startup has announced a successful seed funding round in which it raised £2.3 million. The round was led by Forward Partners with Frontline Ventures and JamJar Investments...
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Broadcom to acquire CA in $18.9bn deal

Do you remember the days when CA was one of the world’s leading mainframe software vendors? Well it is now about to be swallowed up by semiconductor firm Broadcom as it...

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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...
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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...
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Hyperledger Iroha passes development milestone

Hyperledger Iroha has been certified as a production-ready Hyperledger platform. It claims to offer simple implementation, an advanced permission model and both privacy and...

Plug and Play opens supply chain/logistics accelerator in Northwest Arkansas 

Plug and Play has plans to open a supply chain and logistics accelerator program in Northwest Arkansas. The new program will bring innovative startups...
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Confluent Cloud get cloud native boost

At the Kafka Conference in London, Confluent announced several updates to its Confluent Cloud platform. These are all aimed at making the product cloud-native...
Topolytics wins Google Cloud and SAP contest

Topolytics wins $100,000 for WasteMap data platform

Topolytics has won first prize in the Google Cloud and SAP Circular Economy 2030 Contest for its WasteMap data analytics platform. The company beat...
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Project Klaytn: blockchain applied for social good

Ground X, the blockchain unit of South Korean mobile platform Kakao, has successfully completed Project Klaytn, its first pilot. This leverages blockchain technology to...

What is and how to use the Outline View in MS Word

When you first go into Word the default view is Print Layout. This shows you the size of the paper, margins and an indication...
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World Economic Forum to define blockchain for supply chain deployment

Leaders from the logistics industry plus some of the world’s largest ports, blockchain start-ups, importers/exporters, governments and civil society have teamed up with the...
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SingularityNET to partner with Domino’s Pizza for AI with blockchain

SingularityNET is entering a strategic partnership with Domino’s Pizza to facilitate its rapid expansion and growth in Malaysia and Singapore. The partnership will enable...