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Databarracks warns, ‘pay, and the ransomware may not go away’

Databarracks warns, ‘pay, and the ransomware may not go away’

Last week, US shipping tech firm, Pitney Bowes, was hit with a ransomware attack that “encrypted information” on its systems. While it is reported the company is working with a third party to address the issue, it still faces the challenge of whether to pay the ransom.

BigChange mobile cloud tech streamlines and protects GAP Hire equipment

BigChange mobile cloud tech streamlines and protects GAP Hire equipment

GAP Hire Solutions, the UK independent equipment hire company, has deployed a cloud-based mobile workforce management system from Leeds-based BigChange.  The system has boosted the efficiency of GAP’s operations by equipping field operatives with rugged tablets running a mobile app called JobWatch which includes black box vehicle tracking as part of the system.

99% of UK’s top 100 fashion retailers stop marketing to their customers as soon as they have made an online purchase

99% of UK’s top 100 fashion retailers stop marketing to their customers as soon as they have made an online purchase

99% of the UK’s top 100 fashion retailers are failing to provide customers with a personalised post-checkout experience by neglecting to send tailored shipping communications to their customer, meaning the majority are missing out on a vital marketing channel, according to parcelLab’s ‘UK E-Commerce Shipping Study 2020: Fashion Edition’.

CommerceHub survey uncovers expanding product range is a top priority for UK retailers

CommerceHub survey uncovers expanding product range is a top priority for UK retailers

CommerceHub presented key research findings at The Internet Retailing Conference on 10 October 2019 from its survey of 200 online retail decision makers and workers, uncovering their current mindset around using drop ship or marketplace models to cost-effectively expand product range.

Getac Select streamlines channel offering with comprehensive new solution sets based on key applications and user groups

Getac Select  streamlines channel offering with comprehensive new solution sets based on key applications and user groups

Getac has launched its new Getac Select program, offering a faster and more streamlined approach to channel sales across a number of industries, including industrial manufacturing, utilities, transport & logistics, natural resources/energy, and public safety.

SMEs must open up to the automation revolution or be left behind, say EACS

SMEs must open up to the automation revolution or be left behind, say EACS

It has been a common trend that uptake in new technologies is slower amongst SMEs than that of major multinational companies, who have significantly more scale and resources.

£2million fund to boost productivity and tackle late payments

£2million fund to boost productivity and tackle late payments

The Government is giving £2million to projects to test innovative ways for SMEs to be more productive through accountancy and HR management technology.

CodeGen to showcase AI-driven platforms at World Travel Market 2019

CodeGen to showcase AI-driven platforms at World Travel Market 2019

Global technology provider CodeGen will showcase its AI-driven reservation platform, TravelBox at World Travel Market in London (4 Nov – 6 Nov 2019). Travel buyers can visit stand TT525 and learn from the experts how to maximise bookability, while also automating workflows to improve operational efficiency.

How 5G will revolutionise retail payments

How 5G will revolutionise retail payments

By Steve Villegas, FinTech and Partnerships Leader, PPRO. 

Retail has increasingly become a mobile function to meet the needs of a constantly on-the-go consumer base, especially with the rise in popularity of mobile E- wallets. The introduction of 5G will only enhance innovations in retail technology and in turn, benefit the consumer.

Exertis announces dedicated Plug In To Exertis Pro AV event focused on collaboration

Exertis announces dedicated Plug In To Exertis Pro AV event focused on collaboration

Exertis, the distributor of technology products for the B2B, enterprise, mobile and retail markets, has announced its Plug In To Exertis Pro AV event to be held at the Vox Exhibition Centre, within the NEC campus in Birmingham, on the 5th November.

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