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Brits lose GBP £1.2m to credit card fraud in 2022, says Uswitch report
Last month
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A report by Uswitch noted that UK citizens lost GBP £1.2 million to credit card fraud in 2022, with an emphasis on thefts in Ireland and America.
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Half of firms yet to adopt AI for business, reveals Valcon's study
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Over half of surveyed businesses haven't adopted AI in their operations, despite recognising its benefits, says Valcon.
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Exclusive: How Blackpearl continues to sail through the storm
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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In an exclusive interview with Nick Lissette, Chief Executive Officer of Blackpearl, we gained insights into the remarkable journey of Blackpearl.
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Elsight comms helps Airobotics win drone flying approval
Thu, 7th Sep 2023
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network infrastructure
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drones
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america
Elsight's system helps US company Airobotics win US FAA approval to fly drones in urban areas in a step forward for the commercial drone industry.
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Paymentology and Mastercard partner to foster financial inclusion
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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commerce systems
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martech
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partner programmes
The partnership will ensure a more robust financial ecosystem in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, by helping the population access the digital economy.
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CenturyLink makes serious upgrade to its network connectivity options
Thu, 15th Sep 2016
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colocation
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america
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centurylink
CenturyLink expands network connectivity options across its data center portfolio, offering 99 carriers and providers across 58 facilities worldwide.
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Netflix still keeping mum about ratings
Thu, 23rd Jun 2016
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digital entertainment
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america
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nbc universal
Netflix maintains a code of silence around it's data, occasionally teasing the entertainment industry with snippets of information.
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NZ dollar tumbles after strong US jobs data increases chances of Fed hike in June
Mon, 9th Mar 2015
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america
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new zealand dollar
The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest in more than three weeks as the greenback soared after better-than-expected US jobs data boosted speculation.
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Microsoft names new global Channel Chief
Mon, 2nd Sep 2013
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america
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canada
Company veteran replaces Jon Roskill, who served for three years as corporate vice president of the company’s Worldwide Partner Group.
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Lenovo opens US manufacturing line
Mon, 10th Jun 2013
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it in manufacturing
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lenovo
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america
Lenovo launches its first US PC manufacturing line in North Carolina, creating 115 new jobs and challenging the trend of overseas electronics production.
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Lenovo looking at BlackBerry takeover?
Wed, 13th Mar 2013
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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lenovo
Computer maker CEO says company may consider an acquisition of Canadian firm at some point in the future, causing shares to rally.
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Just put the mouse down and step away from the computer
Tue, 12th Mar 2013
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america
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China seeks cyber peace with US, urging cooperation over conflict after hacking claims, despite US's skepticism.
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Facebook loses 1.4m US users
Mon, 21st Jan 2013
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facebook
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social media
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christmas
Social networking site posts quietened Christmas period as active users desert social media.
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Samsung scraps Windows RT U.S. tablet plans
Mon, 14th Jan 2013
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microsoft
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edutech
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samsung
South Korean company cancels plans to release Windows RT device across America as retail partners 'don't see strong demand.'.
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Microsoft rings in New Year with retail boost
Thu, 3rd Jan 2013
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microsoft
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america
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retailers
Microsoft unveils expansion of its retail stores across America, bolstering its 2012 success with new locations announced.
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Cancel before the storm
Mon, 29th Oct 2012
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google
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Google postpones Android event scheduled for today due to concerns over the impending Hurricane Sandy across New York.
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The business lunch question
Tue, 23rd Aug 2011
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If you could share a midday meal with one business leader, who would it be?.
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HP TouchPad price queried
Mon, 1st Aug 2011
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apple
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technology gifts
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nz
More questions raised about parity of prices as exchange rate inflates discrepancies.
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Apple among Hulu tyre-kickers
Tue, 26th Jul 2011
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apple
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technology gifts
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itunes
Apple eyes Hulu, sparking debates on its potential acquisition to bolster iTunes and challenge Netflix, despite brand operation differences.
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Australasian Databases
Wed, 1st Jul 2009
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martech
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seo
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america
This month has a more local flavour, check out what is available in AU & NZ.
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OBAMA’S SPEED WOBBLES
Mon, 1st Sep 2008
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america
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debunk
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africa
HAVING SEWN UP THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY’S nomination for the US presidency, Senator Barack   Obama now hears history calling.