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Costa Coffee to deploy IoT-enabled vending machines

Costa Coffee to deploy IoT-enabled vending machines

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Oracle and Deloitte collaborate to accelerate customer cloud journeys

Oracle and Deloitte collaborate to accelerate customer cloud journeys

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Education
University of Dundee partners with TechnologyOne

University of Dundee partners with TechnologyOne

16 September 2019 / The University of Dundee today announced it has moved its core financial functions to enterprise [...]

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Releases & Updates
Kryon reveals AI Booster with Microsoft Azure’s Cognitive Services offering

Kryon reveals AI Booster with Microsoft Azure’s Cognitive Services offering

10 September 2019 / It’s about end to end and intuition. The latest big announcement in RPA comes from [...]

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AI spending, intelligent automation rollout and healthtech valuations see fourth industrial revolution jump to next stage in Gartner Hype cycle

AI spending, intelligent automation rollout and healthtech valuations see fourth industrial revolution jump to next stage in Gartner Hype cycle

9 September 2019 / It’s been a hat-trick. Three reports, three pieces of evidence that the fourth industrial revolution [...]

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AI & Machine Learning
IDC predicts AI spending to close in on $100 billion within five years

IDC predicts AI spending to close in on $100 billion within five years

9 September 2019 / The report, the Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Spending Guide, said that in 2019, worldwide spending on [...]

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Healthtech valuations reach five year high

Healthtech valuations reach five year high

9 September 2019 / Healthtech is not always on the receiving end of positive news. For example, it has [...]

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AI & Machine Learning
UK artificial intelligence investment reaches record levels

UK artificial intelligence investment reaches record levels

9 September 2019 / UK artificial intelligence investment has reached record highs. Investment in AI technology grew almost six-fold [...]

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People Moves
William Hill appoints chief digital officer as CEO

William Hill appoints chief digital officer as CEO

6 September 2019 / William Hill has appointed its chief digital officer to CEO. In a push to embrace [...]

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Drupal company Acquia acquires Cohesion, supporting agile working?

Drupal company Acquia acquires Cohesion, supporting agile working?

4 September 2019 / Drupal was founded 18-years ago — and a lot has changed, since then, to put [...]

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Major Contracts
Nationwide to deliver new digital banking channel with OutSystems

Nationwide to deliver new digital banking channel with OutSystems

4 September 2019 / OutSystems, the low-code application development vendor, has announced today that the leading financial institution Nationwide [...]

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Major Contracts
HSBC using Featurespace’s ML platform to combat money laundering

HSBC using Featurespace’s ML platform to combat money laundering

3 September 2019 / HSBC, the global banking and financial services, has selected Featurespace, the machine learning and adaptive [...]

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China’s new cryptocurrency: is this the beginning of the end of dollar dominance?

China’s new cryptocurrency: is this the beginning of the end of dollar dominance?

28 August 2019 / The dollar: it’s the means by which most of the world conducts its trade. Oil [...]

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Releases & Updates
Rackspace taps into hybrid cloud adoption with new services

Rackspace taps into hybrid cloud adoption with new services

28 August 2019 / Rackspace has announced five updates to its hybrid cloud capabilities, including managed VMware Cloud on [...]

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Debt Financing
Technical debt — are companies taking out the software development equivalent of payday loans

Technical debt — are companies taking out the software development equivalent of payday loans

14 August 2019 / It’s a bit like the software development equivalent of a payday loan. When an organisation [...]

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People Moves
How to attract talent: lessons from Databrick’s new chief people officer

How to attract talent: lessons from Databrick’s new chief people officer

8 August 2019 / In Amy Reichanadter‘s role as chief people officer, she will upheave Databricks’ human resources strategy [...]

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People Moves
Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia joins Salesforce as UK and Ireland CEO

Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia joins Salesforce as UK and Ireland CEO

6 August 2019 / Salesforce, the software giant and global leader in customer relationship management (CRM), has announced that [...]

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Mindtree joins Hyperledger to accelerate blockchain development

Mindtree joins Hyperledger to accelerate blockchain development

31 July 2019 / Mindtree, the global technology services and digital transformation company, has joined Hyperledger, an open source [...]

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The City & Wall Street
IMImobile set to acquire mobile messaging company 3Cinteractive

IMImobile set to acquire mobile messaging company 3Cinteractive

26 July 2019 / “Today, the vast majority of customer communications goes over the mobile communication channels,” Jay Patel, [...]

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People Moves
John McAdam joins big data analytics firm Quantexa

John McAdam joins big data analytics firm Quantexa

25 July 2019 / John McAdam has joined the board of Quantexa — will the move aid the big [...]

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Zeta expanding into UK and beyond as CEO looks to tap into global appetite for Fintech

Zeta expanding into UK and beyond as CEO looks to tap into global appetite for Fintech

23 July 2019 / “Fintech has gone through a significant transformation in the past couple of years, as consumers [...]

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People Moves
Former SAP COO, Melissa Di Donato, appointed CEO of SUSE

Former SAP COO, Melissa Di Donato, appointed CEO of SUSE

22 July 2019 / Melissa Di Donato, accomplished technology executive and former SAP leader, has been named chief executive [...]

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The backlash against tech: can the tech giants survive populism?

The backlash against tech: can the tech giants survive populism?

18 July 2019 / The idea that tech destroys jobs is misleading. Innumerable studies show that it often creates [...]

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Major Contracts
IBM and AT&T continue alliance with cloud, edge and 5G ambition

IBM and AT&T continue alliance with cloud, edge and 5G ambition

17 July 2019 / On the heels of the IBM/Red Hat close, IBM and AT&T Business have announced an [...]

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Data Analytics & Data Science
Apollo 11’s first moon landing technology, star charts and the NASA coders

Apollo 11’s first moon landing technology, star charts and the NASA coders

17 July 2019 / Unsung heroes helped mankind achieve the impossible, they developed the technology behind  the first moon [...]

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