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3 Cybersecurity threats: How to make sure hackers don’t destroy your profits on Cyber Monday

E-commerce holiday sales are expected to generate between $182 billion and $196 billion this season — a year-over-year increase of 25% to 35%, according to Deloitte’s annual forecast. According to the Global Information Security Survey by Ernst and Young, customer information is the most valuable type of data for most attackers. The threat to cybersecurity …

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OnBuy launches biggest Black Friday sale yet – over £50 million in savings for one day only

OnBuy has discounted more than £50 million in prices in an exclusive one-day sale event for Black Friday.  The marketplace has discounted every single product so buyers can enjoy guaranteed savings of up to 75% at no additional cost to sellers – the savings come straight out of OnBuy’s pocket! …

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Transatel and BT renew partnership to enable 5G for UK MVNOs

The renewed partnership means that MVNOs of all sizes, in a broad spread of industries, continue to benefit from Transatel’s value-added services. In the UK, that includes utility companies (Utilita, Ecotalk), community-based MVNOs (China Telecom Europe), B2B reseller MVNOs (Abzorb), and retail MVNO brands (Plusnet, The Phone Co-op). Transatel’s partnership …

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DWS acquires Giacom

Giacom is being acquired by Digital Wholesale Solutions (DWS). As remote working and cloud-based collaboration accelerates the convergence of unified communications and IT, both companies are excited about the potential growth opportunity. Giacom’s CEO Mike Wardell will remain in post, leading the Giacom business with the support of his existing …

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Comstor launches new go-to-market campaign: Stay Connected, Stay Productive 

Comstor has launched “Stay Connected, Stay Productive”, the company’s latest go-to-market strategy and expansion of its previous campaign, Stay Safe, Stay Connected. The new campaign includes a selection of support kits incorporating Cisco solutions to address the ongoing needs of businesses and vertical markets, such as education, retail and healthcare, …

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JavaScript turns 25 offering access to 25 JavaScript courses to mark the occassion

Friday 4th December marks the 25th anniversary of JavaScript and to recognise this milestone, Pluralsight, the enterprise skills platform, is offering free access to 25 of its most popular JavaScript courses throughout the month of December, equating to 5 courses a week. In addition, Pluralsight is relaunching JavaScript.com on December 1 to provide assets, …

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Black Friday shoppers need to be careful of ‘too good to be true’ online deals, experts advise

With research conducted by Pink Casino, for The Bargain Hunters Study, revealing that searches for online sales have risen substantially over lockdown in the UK, experts are urging shoppers to look out for ‘too good to be true’ sales in the run up to Black Friday.  The study found that …

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Broadband industry surprised by Government Spending Review

Changes to the government’s self-imposed target for delivering gigabit broadband to 100% of the country have taken broadband industry leaders by surprise. Confusion also reigned over whether the original commitment to provide £5bn of public funding for hard to reach areas had been watered down to £1.2bn. INCA Chief Executive Malcolm Corbett said, “The whole point of the …

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Celsium wearable smart thermometer system with advanced accuracy

A new smart thermometer is launching which promises up to 10x more accurate measurements, making it the most accurate wearable solution. Celsium [https://www.celsium.com] is a medical grade wearable smart thermometer that links to an online platform, taking automatic readings every four seconds and instantly alerting the user when temperature rises …

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IBM and Confluent partnership will leverage event streaming

IBM and Confluent have announced plans for a strategic partnership. Jay Kreps, Co-founder and CEO, Confluent says: “I’m excited to announce a new strategic partnership with IBM. As part of this partnership, IBM will be reselling Confluent Platform, enabling  IBM customers access to the Confluent Platform through a simplified procurement …

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