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UK digital training companies help address the £141 billion digital skills gap (Tue, 22 Jan 4002)
We Are Digital, the digital and financial inclusion training business, has joined forces with digital marketing consultancy, Balanced Impact, to help upskill excluded communities and underrepresented groups across the UK.
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Coming soon: SP1 RFID sled by DENSO (Thu, 22 Jan 7660)
Radio frequency identification (RFID) is delivering a boost in sales for retailers by an average of 1.5 to 5.5 percent, while increasing inventory accuracy by about 20 to 30 per cent, according to the study “Measuring the impact of RFID in Retailing: Key lessons from 10 case-study companies”, which was conducted by Adrian Beck, an emeritus professor at the University of Leicester.
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RFS and ANSYS lay foundation for 5G-ready antennas (Thu, 22 Jan 7920)
Cutting-edge 5G antennas pioneered by Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) will soon connect people, machines and devices more reliably and faster than ever with the help of ANSYS.
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UHF DLR-PR001 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Portal Reader: The Scanning System of the future by Datalogic (Fri, 22 Jan 3700)
Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has introduced the UHF DLR-PR001 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) portal reader, a product designed to complement and extend the capability of Datalogic RFID product family.
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i4Networks opens network PoP at Greenhouse Datacenters in the Netherlands (Tue, 22 Jan 1760)
Greenhouse Datacenters, provider of energy-efficient data centres in the Netherlands, has entered into a partnership with Dutch network provider i4Networks.
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Samsung in talks to set up USD 10 bln chip-making facility in Texas - report (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Samsung is thinking of building a chipmaking plant in the US, in a bid to win more US clients and help it catch up with Taiwan Semiconductor...
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ZTE Q4 profit jumps over 60% in Q4 (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) ZTE said revenues for the full year rose almost 12 percent to CNY 101.379 billion...
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Telenor predicts holograms to combat loneliness, robotic farmhands among 2021 technology trends (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Telenor Research has predicted five technology trends in 2021 following increased digitisation brought about by Covid-19...
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Intel revenues, profit exceed expectations in Q4 (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Intel reported stronger-than-expected results for the fourth quarter and a record cash from operations, and said it will upping its cash dividend by 5 percent...
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Honor introduces new V40 5G flagship, branding strategy (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Honor, the consumer smartphone brand spun off by Huawei in November, has unveiled its new V40 5G flagship phone together with a revamped branding strategy...
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Kudelski sees EBITDA exceeding outlook expectations in 2020 (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Kudelski Group said that, based on its preliminary results, its EBITDA for the fiscal year 2020 exceeded the initial outlook of USD 45 to USD 55 million...
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Ergonomic Solutions expands existing distribution agreement with Ingram DC/POS (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
Ergonomic Solutions, the designer, manufacturer and supplier of technology mounting & mobility solutions at the Point of Sale, Point of Payment and Point of Service, has expanded its distribution agreement with Ingram Micro DC/POS.
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Youfone to launch on Belgian market after inking wholesale agreement with Proximus (Thu, 21 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Proximus has entered into a wholesale agreement with Youfone, under which the Dutch MVNO will be able to access both the fixed and mobile network of Proximus...
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Kenyan banks lose KES 1.2 bln card payment revenues to mobile money since March 2020 (Thu, 21 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Top banks in Kenya have warned of an expected significant drop in net earnings for the year 2020, citing deteriorating economic conditions and the...
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DZS acquires Optelian (Thu, 21 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) DZS has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Optelian, an optical networking product provider based in Ottawa, Ontario, and its portfolio of optical transport products...
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Cellnex partners with Deutsche Telekom in the Netherlands and integrates 3,150 sites (Thu, 21 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Spanish infrastructure operator Cellnex and Germany's Deutsche Telekom (DT) have announced an agreement to combine their tower assets in the Netherlands...
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Paydock and Azupay team up to deliver New Payments Platform powered payments for digital merchants (Wed, 20 Jan 2021)
Paydock, an enterprise-grade payments orchestration platform, has announced its strategic partnership with Australian fintech Azupay to support its New Payments Platform (NPP) powered payments infrastructure.
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Reply signs an agreement with AWS to develop industry solutions (Wed, 20 Jan 2021)
Reply, the specialist in new communications channels and digital media, has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop industry solutions for Financial Services, Manufacturing, Automotive, Retail, Energy, and Telco customers.
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LogRhythm acquires threat detection platform MistNet (Wed, 20 Jan 2021)
LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres (SOCs), has acquired MistNet, a cloud-based analytics platform that is delivers network visibility and threat detection.
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Telefonica, Vodafone, Orange, DT sign Open RAN MoU (Wed, 20 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Four of Europe's biggest operators have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to express their individual commitment to the implementation and...
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Telia raises dividend after strong cash flow, to write down Finland business (Wed, 20 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Telia Company announced preliminary annual results showing cash flow exceeded its outlook. As a result, the company is raising its dividend to SEK 2.00 per share from SEK 1.80 last year...
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Netflix on track to become self-financing as Q4 subscriber growth beats outlook (Wed, 20 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Netflix announced better-than-expected subscriber growth and revenues in the fourth quarter, adding 8.51 million new streaming customers for a total 203.66 million at year-end...
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Swedish 5G auction raises SEK 2.32 billion as all 4 short-listed bidders secure spectrum (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Swedish communications regulator PTS said its has completed the auction of 5G spectrum...
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Swedish 5G auction raises SEK 2.32 billion as all 4 bidders secure spectrum (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Swedish communications regulator PTS said its has completed the auction of 5G spectrum with just one day of bidding...
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HBO Max leads US SVoD subscriber growth in Q4, Disney+ top for full year (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) AT&T's decision to release the new Wonder Woman film simultaneously online and in cinemas appears to have paid off for its HBO Max service...
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Lumentum agrees Coherent takeover for USD 5.7 billion in cash and shares (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Lumentum announced an agreement to acquire photonics and lasers group Coherent for USD 5.7 billion in cash and shares...
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WAM increases takeover bid for Amaysim Australia (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Amaysim Australia has announced that WAM Capital has increased the consideration in respect of its takeover offer...
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Telefonica Germany ups dividend in strategy update, signs pact with DT, Vodafone to cover grey spots (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Telefonica Deutschland has given a strategy update at its annual analyst meeting...
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Uganda restores internet 5 days after total shutdown (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Uganda has allowed ISPs to restore internet connections, five days after a total shutdown that blocked communication and digital services amongst over 17.5 million people, The Monitor reported...
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US govt revokes special licences to supply Huawei - report (Tue, 19 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) The US government is revoking some of the licences it issued to chipmakers including Intel to allow them to continue doing business with Huawei,...
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IBM plans to cut 200 jobs in Austria (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) IBM Austria plans to cut 200 jobs in January, an employee told the Austria Presse Agentur. According to an e-mail sent to employees, the cuts are due to operational restructuring...
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Ericsson wins APT contract for 5G multi-operator core network in Taiwan (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Ericsson has been selected by Asia-Pacific Telecom (APT) to modernise the operator's network and support its 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) Multi-Operator Core Network readiness...
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Elisa sets up fibre network construction venture with Lounea (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Elisa has announced the establishment of a joint venture with Lounea, which operates in Western Finland, to create a nationwide fibre network, starting with pilot sites early this year...
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Bouygues Telecom announces new growth targets, aims to overtake SFR by 2026 (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) French operator Bouygues Telecom held a capital markets day on 15 January, releasing its 'Ambition 2026' strategic goals...
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WhatsApp postpones update until 15 May after privacy concerns (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) Whatsapp said it's postponing the controversial update of its terms and conditions until 15 May. The company said users are no longer forced to...
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FCC completes C-band auction with record USD 80.9 billion in bids (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
(Telecompaper) The Federal Communications Commission has completed the first round of the auction of the 3.7-3.98 GHz band, raising the most ever in a spectrum auction in the US...
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Sage appoints Aziz Benmalek to drive partner channel strategy (Sat, 16 Jan 2021)
Sage, a leading cloud business management solutions provider, appoints Aziz Benmalek as Executive Vice President of the global partner organisation. This role will see him leading the Sage global partner strategy.
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EIZO and Milestone Collaborate to Develop Plugin to Manage IP Decoding Monitor and Box Solutions through XProtect VMS (Sat, 16 Jan 2021)
EIZO Limited has announced that as part of a technical collaboration, EIZO and Milestone integrated a plugin for managing EIZO’s DuraVision IP decoding monitor and box solutions into the video management software (VMS), Milestone XProtect®.
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Cyber Criminals Continue to Benefit from COVID-19 (Sat, 16 Jan 2021)
According to Avira's 2020 Report on Cybersecurity, cyber criminals benefited greatly from COVID-19. With a world eager for information, malware authors developed a wide variety of strategies to exploit users’ fears and need for answers around the virus, from malware which enables cyber attackers to read credit card data to vaccine based scams targeting the elderly in order to gain access to personal payment data.
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Pax8 acquires Wirehive to accelerate cloud transformation globally (Thu, 07 Jan 2021)
Pax8, the place for IT professionals to buy cloud products, has acquired Wirehive, the UK-based cloud hosting and consultancy company. The purchase of Wirehive provides Pax8 with expanded reach across new technologies and geographies.
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Infinidat appoints new Chief Executive Officer (Thu, 07 Jan 2021)
Infinidat, provider of enterprise-class storage solutions, has appointed Phil Bullinger as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. He will be joining the Infinidat executive team following a 30-year career in enterprise storage, most recently as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Data Center Business Unit for Western Digital.
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Exertis acquires JB&A Inc (Thu, 31 Dec 2020)
Exertis, the route-to-market and supply chain partner for global technology brands across consumer, business and enterprise, has acquired JB&A Inc. JB&A Inc is a distributor of broadcast, post-production and pro AV technologies, to system integrators and B2B resellers in North America. Located in San Rafael, California, the company saw revenues of $80 million in the last financial year.
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HelpSystems acquires Vera to broaden data security portfolio (Sat, 26 Dec 2020)
HelpSystems has acquired Vera, the cloud-based data protection solution provider. Vera empowers customers in financial services, manufacturing, media & entertainment, and other industries to achieve the fine balance between strong security and productive collaboration.....
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Sage and Brightpearl announce partnership to accelerate digital transformation for retail customers (Fri, 25 Dec 2020)
Sage, the cloud business management solutions provider, has entered into a significant partnership with Brightpearl, the Digital Operations Platform targeted at digital retailers across the globe.
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Visix wins DIGI Award for Best Digital Signage Product Innovation (Thu, 24 Dec 2020)
Visix, Inc. has been awarded a 2021 DIGI Award for their Voice Recognizer Widget for AxisTV Signage Suite in the category of Best Digital Signage Product: Innovation. The DIGI Awards recognise the best digital signage applications and the most innovative new products for the digital signage market.
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Cybereason chooses Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to boost Customer defences against cybersecurity threats (Tue, 22 Dec 2020)
Oracle has announced that Cybereason has adopted Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) as its preferred platform to power the Cybereason Defense Platform and support its global expansion.
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Claranet named Market Leader across two categories in 2020 ISG Provider Lens for Public Cloud Solutions and Services Quadrant report (Thu, 17 Dec 2020)
Claranet, the global technology and managed service provider, has been named a Market Leader in two categories in the 2020 ISG Provider Lens for Public Cloud Solutions and Services Quadrant report. The MSP was also named Rising Star in a third category.
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Gemserv and Trilliant partner to ensure cyber security and the protection of customer data (Thu, 17 Dec 2020)
Gemserv Ltd, the provider of professional services, helping clients develop, embed and secure complex digital solutions and Trilliant, the provider of smart communications solutions in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), smart energy and smart city space, have announced a partnership to provide enhanced security assurance for Trilliant Head End Software deployments.
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Manufacturing & Logistics IT December Reference Annual 2020 (Wed, 16 Dec 2020)
Welcome to the December 2020 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT. In this edition we feature a Special Technology Report looking in depth at the latest developments in the world of Printing & Labelling technology.
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