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Salesforce blows away coal fires

Salesforce has taken a major step in sourcing its energy from renewable sources with a 12 year agreement for 40 megawatts (MW) of power from a new West Virginia wind farm...
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OMG 2020 vision with NetSuite in Japan

Oh My Glasses (OMG) was founded in 2012 with an ecommerce platform that enables Japanese to purchase glasses on line for the first time. They have since grown successfully and deployed...
Microsoft acquires Metanautix

Metanautix gives Microsoft analytics boost

Microsoft has acquired data analytics firm Metanautix for an undisclosed amount. The deal was announced on Friday and the Metanautix website went down almost immediately afterwards. All that is left is a...
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Wizardsgroup summons Oracle and Microsoft for NTT

NTT has reached an agreement to buy Oracle and Microsoft partner Wizardsgroup. Wizardsgroup have three offices, their primary offices are located in the Philippines and they have a satellite office in...
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IFS Board recommends final push to PE

It’s going to be an exciting year at IFS.  The main board issued a statement of recommendation to the remaining shareholders to sell their shares to EQT, part of IGT Holding....
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Bitdefender exposes Russian speaking hackers

Bitdefender has published its research into an advanced persistent threat known as APT28 or Sofacy and concludes that the evidence points to Russian speaking hackers. Security companies love to show their skills...
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Aderant casts Spotlight on analytics

Aderant has announced new business intelligence (BI) software aimed at legal companies. Aderant Spotlight™ has been developed not just to reveal insights about operations and business performance but goes a step...
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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...
SAP strengths Cloud Foundry support

SAP strengthens Cloud Foundry support

SAP has announced that it is to strengthen its commitment to Cloud Foundry with support for the Cloud Foundry Certification Program. SAP has been a sponsor of Cloud Foundry since 2014. When...
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Will Salesforce Files Connect for Box be golden?

Salesforce and Box have announced Salesforce Files Connect for Box. The solution will be available in pilot from February 2016 and is expected to be generally available in time for Summer...

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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...
Students records stolen at Lancaster University

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...
Fake FaceApp Challenge delivers adware

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...