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Atos agrees to acquire Ipsotek

 Atos plans to acquire Ipsotek, an AI enhanced video analytics software provider. Established in 2001 and based in London, Ipsotek offers a scalable AI platform, VISuite, that enables users to efficiently manage automatically-generated alerts in real-time, and can be used across a range of use cases including crowd management, smoke …

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Performanta acquisition bolsters Microsoft IAM and security capabilities

Performanta has acquired Identity Experts, a Microsoft Gold Security Partner and Identity & Access Management (IAM) specialist consultancy based in the UK. The move follows a significant investment round from Beech Tree Private Equity and will allow Performanta to extend important security capabilities further across the Microsoft portfolio. “This past …

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Siemens and Google Cloud partner on AI-based solutions

Siemens plans to integrate Google Cloud’s data cloud and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions. Manufacturers will be able to streamline their factory data, run cloud-based AI/ML models on top of that data, and deploy algorithms at the network edge. This enables applications such as visual …

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Hotdrop appoints Perry Smith as COO

Perry Smith, former Esports Business Director at Right Formula has joined Hotdrop as Chief Operating Officer. With a decade of esports experience held in senior management roles, Perry has led successful programmes across the world of esports, covering strategic consultancy, media rights, content distribution and event production. Bringing this wealth …

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Acer’s new updates to Chromebook 311

Acer has revealed new features for its new Chromebook 311. Based on an ARM Octa Core processor, it has enough power for up to 15 hours of use throughout the day. Weighing in at only 1kg, this Chromebook combines extreme portability with the ARM Octa-Core processor, giving enough processing power …

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XPG Announces the XTREMER Partnership Program

XPG, has launched the XTREMER partnership program. The XTREMER partnership program will aim to support talented content creators of all types including streamers, Esports competitors, cosplayers, and tech enthusiasts, among others. Membership in the XTREMER partnership program gives access to a supportive community of like-minded creators and the support of …

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Microsoft named ‘Principal Partner’ in 1-2-1 device initiative

Microsoft has been confirmed as the Principal Partner in a new education devices programme, aimed at closing the gap on the UK’s digital divide.  The initiative, Devices for Education, has been created by IT specialist, Consenna. Simon Yates, Chief Operating Officer at Consenna, said: “Increased attention on the vital role …

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Optimising Order Management for the Evolving Retail Landscape

Rob Shaw, MD EMEA at Fluent Commerce argues that to foster memorable and profitable shopping experiences in the ‘post-Covid’ era, retailers should consider implementing certain strategies for intelligent, flexible order fulfillment In the past 12 months, the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant national lockdowns have prompted a seismic shift in the …

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Telcos gear up to secure new wave of 5G networks

Telcos will implement a wide array of measures in 2021 to secure the next wave of 5G connectivity, according to a global survey of service provider employees by Heavy Reading. As operators begin to rollout standalone 5G networks, they are moving swiftly to secure core network configuration services, such as …

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Residential IP providers help fast-track information on vaccine availability

 Tech-savvy residents of the U.S., Germany, and a few other countries have started using web-scraping bots to accelerate the COVID-19 vaccination process. Some organisations have started utilising bots to help immunise communities quicker, leaving residential proxy providers like IPRoyal to ensure their technology is used lawfully. In countries where vaccination against …

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