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AI-based cyber threats amongst top concerns for C-suite
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30% of C-level executives consider AI-led cyber threats their top concern, prompting an uptick in cybersecurity hiring and investment in preventative measures.
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Brivo's 2024 report unveils trends in global security teams
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Brivo's 'Top Global Security Trends (2024)' report unveils key changes in global security teams, including increased incorporation of new tech, the expanding role of the CSO, and anticipation of AI's influence.
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Paysend expands services with amplified Currencycloud partnership
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Fintech firms Paysend and Currencycloud expand partnership, aiming to extend Paysend's global services and boost its foreign exchange capabilities, potentially benefiting customers worldwide.
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Report shines light on European B2B eCommerce flaws
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Billie's B2B Checkout Report 2024 exposes gaps in cross-border commerce, inadequate payment methods and a lack of dedicated B2B checkout.
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Pentest People achieve Assured Service Provider status for NCSC CIE scheme
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UK cybersecurity firm, Pentest People, gains recognition as an Assured Service Provider under the National Cyber Security Centre's new scheme, boosting cyber incident response resilience.
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AliExpress launches livestream shopping for the UK
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online shopping
AliExpress launches interactive livestream shopping in the UK, introducing an engaging and personalised consumer experience.
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Brillband named fastest broadband provider at Genie Awards
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Glasgow-based Brillband has been named the UK's fastest broadband provider following the annual Broadband Genie Awards.
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ISB Global records massive surge in revenue growth
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UK waste management software provider ISB Global reports a significant 43% surge in revenue in 2023, driven by growth in its customer base.
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Visa & LemFi boost global money transfers in expansion deal
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Visa Cross-Border Solutions teams up with UK payments firm LemFi in global expansion, extending their reach to new markets like China, India and Pakistan.
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Bridewell acquires Arculus to amplify public sector cybersecurity
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Bridewell fortifies its public sector growth by acquiring Arculus Cyber Security, aiming to enhance its Critical National Infrastructure expertise.
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Vivup & Perkbox announce merger to boost UK employee benefits sector
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Health and wellbeing providers Vivup and Perkbox reveal a merger backed by Great Hill Partners, striving for an all-in-one solution for UK employee benefits and wellbeing.
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Singapore leads global shift towards international online shopping
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Over half the global consumers expect to increase their international online shopping by 2024, with a focus on flexible payment and shipping options, according to a report by Airwallex.
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Job flexibility key for UK prospects, Hampshire tops in WFH salaries
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A study by electronic retailer Currys found that four out of ten Britons would avoid job applications without described flexibility, with IT, finance, and sales offering the best chances for versatile roles.
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Sendle expands global network in boost for Australian SMBs
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In response to escalating global demand, Sendle, a popular small business courier service, expands its international shipping network by 40%, adding over 800 new pick-up locations across Australia.
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Kartik Mehta appointed Channel Factory's head of Asia growth markets
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Kartik Mehta, tech sales expert with a background in global growth initiatives, is set to steer Channel Factory's expansion in Asia's emerging markets as the new Head of Growth.
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Lack of advanced tech slows growth of UK's medium-sized firms
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digital transformation
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cloud migration
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enterprise adoption
Around 50% of UK's medium-sized businesses cite limited access to advanced technology as a growth barrier, according to a new report by ANS and YouGov.
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Quorum Cyber shines in Microsoft Security Excellence Awards
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cybersecurity
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UK-based Quorum Cyber gains double-finalist status in the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards, forging its reputation in international cybersecurity.
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XPO Logistics secures UK partnership with TotalEnergies
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In a major deal, XPO Logistics partners with TotalEnergies in the UK to optimise operations and enhance customer delivery experiences, following a highly competitive tender process.
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Dexory introduces advanced AI to boost UK warehouse efficiency
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Dexory, a UK tech firm, has unveiled its AI-driven logistics engine, 'DexoryView', set to revolutionise warehouse efficiency with real-time analytics and improved decision-making powered by autonomous robots.
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Schneider Electric announces winners of 2023 Global Alliance Excellence Awards
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digital transformation
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power / energy
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france
Schneider Electric honours industry standouts at the 2023 Global Alliance Excellence Awards, driving industrial digital transformation with innovative IoT solutions.
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UK consumers favour comfort over fleeting fashion, survey shows
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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A new survey by Blakely Clothing shows UK shoppers, aged 18 to 35, are veering away from fleeting fashion trends, favouring quality, comfort, and longevity in their clothing choices.
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PPDS & Oracle Red Bull Racing redefine team collaboration with 4K displays
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video
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creative technologies
Philips and Oracle Red Bull Racing (ORBR) join forces to revolutionise marketing team collaboration with installation of 13 interactive 4K displays at the MK7 headquarters in Milton Keynes, UK.
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Griffin secures $24m funding to launch as full bank in UK
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UK fintech firm Griffin successfully secures $24m funding and green light from PRA and FCA, becoming a fully operational bank.
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Celonis appoints Rupal Karia as UK & Ireland leader
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Celonis appoints Rupal Karia, celebrated business leader with over 20 years’ experience, to drive UK and Ireland expansion and spur digital transformation with their process knowledge and AI expertise.