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Chatbot market set to surge to $4.9 billion by 2033 says FMI
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Chatbot market set to surge, projecting USD $4.9 billion growth by 2033, fuelled by customer engagement focus and widespread industrial adoption.
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Turbulent waters: The Red Sea Crisis and tech implications
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The Red Sea crisis' enduring impact on global shipping extends beyond geopolitical tensions, spiralling into shipping delays and rerouting, spiking costs, and disrupting trade routes, with intrusive fallout on tech and worldwide supply chains.
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Leroy Merlin & Zitcha venture into South African retail media market
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Leroy Merlin initiates its digital retail media network across South Africa, led by retail media platform Zitcha. This move signifies Zitcha's first venture in the region.
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Deputy & Express Employment partnership systemise shift work
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Deputy and Express Employment Professionals forge a strategic partnership, forecasted to improve work experiences for shift workers worldwide.
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Data greatest challenge and opportunity for channel partners - report
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IT partners consider data a critical factor and challenge in the shift to recurring revenue models, according to a global survey conducted by technology distributor Westcon-Comstor.
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EdTech set to transform education across Asia, says UNESCO
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HP and Cambridge launch fellowship to empower Asian education leaders to strategically utilise EdTech, addressing key educational challenges and improving access, relevance, and quality.
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Jersey Telecom acquires Spectrum to boost global online payment security
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Jersey Telecom’s acquisition of Australian tech company Spectrum bolsters the fight against online payment fraud, reinforcing security on a global scale.
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Augment Technologies unveils AI mining tech in partnership with Hexagon
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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Perth-based Augment Technologies and global technology giant Hexagon unveil an innovative partnership, introducing AI technology designed to increase ore recovery by 5%, potentially adding millions of yearly revenue for each mine.
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HCLTech bags Top Employer title in 26 countries for 2024
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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Global tech firm HCLTech secures Top Employer status in 26 countries for 2024, lauded for outstanding HR practices.
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SourseAI expands global reach with Melon Mobile partnership in Africa
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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Australian start-up SourseAI partners with South African telecoms innovator Melon Mobile, expanding its global reach, following recent Series A funding.
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NTT DATA named Global Top Employer for 2024
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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Renowned IT provider, NTT DATA, has been recognised as a Global Top Employer for 2024, excelling in talent acquisition, career growth, and diversity across 29 countries.
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Glory Global Solutions to acquire cloud-based commerce firm Flooid
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Glory Global Solutions confirms plans to acquire retail software provider Flooid, extending its commerce solutions portfolio.
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Brian Hartzer appointed as CEO of AI health firm Quantium Health
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Brian Hartzer, a seasoned executive, takes the helm as the new CEO of AI health firm Quantium Health.
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dLocal, eSky strengthen partnership for payment solutions
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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dLocal and eSky Group enhance partnership to provide advanced payment solutions in Latin America and Africa's vibrant markets.
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dLocal & Jeeves partner to streamline global client payments
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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fintech
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cross-border
dLocal partners with fintech firm Jeeves to enhance secure client payments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
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UK fintech ekko boosts impact solution with Tusk partnership
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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consumers
UK fintech ekko bolsters impact solutions with a new partnership with Tusk, bringing sustainability to global financial services.
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Generative AI in Search expands to over 120 new countries with more language support
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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Generative AI in Search now supports four additional languages and extends to over 120 new territories, enhancing search experiences.
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Remote expands Global Payroll to more than 30 countries
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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payroll systems
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Remote expands its Global Payroll service to over 30 countries, with plans to reach more than 50 countries by H1 2024.
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Next decade to see us mining landfills for valuable resources: ISB Global CEO
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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Mining landfills may become a reality in the next decade as resources deplete, warns Chris Williams, CEO of ISB Global.
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Dell Technologies enables winning rugby team with data insights
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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network infrastructure
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web development
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rugby
Dell Technologies is helping the Springboks improve their performance by providing data insights and anywhere access to video snippets.
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Xero opens Beautiful Business Fund to small businesses
Thu, 24th Aug 2023
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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business
Xero announced submissions are now open and there are four categories Kiwi small businesses can put themselves forward for.
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KnowBe4 makes donation to protect endangered species
Mon, 14th Aug 2023
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email security
KnowBe4, the security awareness training and simulated phishing platform will celebrate its 13th anniversary by donating to protect endangered species.
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Ascensos uses Calabrio ONE to save 375 hours a week
Mon, 24th Jul 2023
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contact centre
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customer service
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productivity
Ascensos is using Calabrio ONE to schedule 2,500 agents at seven contact centre locations in the United Kingdom, Romania, Turkey, and South Africa.
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Research follows comeback of infamous botnet Emotet
Fri, 7th Jul 2023
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ESET Research has published a summary of what happened with the Emotet botnet since its comeback after a limited takedown.