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Vodafone UK Unveils Secure Net Home: Enhanced Digital Security and Parental Controls for Pro II Broadband

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone UK has introduced Secure Net Home, a new digital security solution for Pro II broadband users. The service offers advanced parental controls for over 150 connected devices, enabling features such as ‘Pause the Internet,’ ‘Focus Time,’ and … Read the full press release

DHL eCommerce Unveils 2024 Shopper Trends Highlighting Surge in Mobile and Social Commerce

(IN BRIEF) DHL eCommerce has released the initial findings from its “Online Shopper Trends Report 2024,” based on a survey of 12,000 consumers from 24 countries. The report reveals a significant shift toward using smartphones as the primary shopping tool, … Read the full press release

Barco Teams Up with Microsoft to Enhance ClickShare Solutions for Hybrid Meetings

(IN BRIEF) Barco has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to develop its next-generation ClickShare solutions using the Microsoft Device Ecosystem Platform. This platform, renowned for its security and enterprise functionalities, will enhance ClickShare’s user experience and simplicity in hybrid … Read the full press release

Bolstering Cloud Security: Swisscom Launches Two Cutting-Edge Services for Businesses

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom introduces two new cloud security services, Cloud Security Governance and Cloud Security Protection, to address mounting concerns over data protection and compliance in the public cloud. These services aim to provide transparency, continuous monitoring, and real-time vulnerability … Read the full press release

WickedBet Unveils Exciting Euro 2024 Promotion with Boosted Odds

(IN BRIEF) WickedBet introduces a special promotion for Euro 2024, offering enhanced odds on selected matches throughout the tournament from June 14th to July 14th. Each day, WickedBet will spotlight a match, boosting the odds on either game outcomes or … Read the full press release

New Museum of Unrest Redefines Activist Art and Design in Digital Era

(IN BRIEF) The Museum of Unrest, launched by LPS21, aims to revolutionize activist art and design through an online platform. It features curated collections, interactive virtual events, and a global lineup of diverse artists. This digital space seeks to foster … Read the full press release

Museum of Unrest: a new space for activism, art and design

(IN BRIEF) The Museum of Unrest, initiated by LPS21, is a groundbreaking venture in activist art and design. Through its online platform, it facilitates connections among artists, designers, and activists to foster idea development. Blending design, technology, and societal themes, … Read the full press release

WWF Collaboration: Vodafone’s m-Twiga Initiative Marks Milestone in Conservation Efforts

(IN BRIEF) In the heart of Africa, where wildlife and communities coexist, Vodafone, in collaboration with Safaricom and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), is spearheading a technological solution to address human-wildlife conflict. The innovative AI-powered system, dubbed m-Twiga … Read the full press release

Orange Cybersecure Initiative to Combat Rising Cyber Threats in France

(IN BRIEF) Orange CEO Christel Heydemann announced the forthcoming launch of Orange Cybersecure, a groundbreaking cybersecurity solution set to debut on June 6th. Leveraging Orange Cyberdefense’s expertise, the initiative aims to combat internet and telephone fraud by offering accessible protection … Read the full press release

Haier Europe Partners with Orange Business to Drive Innovation and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Haier Europe, a leading global appliances company, partners with Orange Business to drive innovation and sustainability. Through this collaboration, Haier aims to optimize resource consumption, extend product lifespan, and establish itself as a data-driven enterprise offering smart home … Read the full press release

Orange Announces Unprecedented Initiative: Free 5G Access for All Customers During Paris 2024 Olympics

(IN BRIEF) In an unprecedented move, Orange announces an exceptional initiative to enhance connectivity for its customers during the Paris 2024 Games. From June 3 to September 8, 2024, all 4G consumer and business customers will have access to Orange’s … Read the full press release

Barclays Warns of Rising Ticket Scams Ahead of Summer Events

(IN BRIEF) Barclays issues a cautionary alert to sports and entertainment enthusiasts as reports of purchase scams, especially in ticketing, surged in July 2023, with men losing an average of £325 and women £156 to ticket scams. The bank’s data … Read the full press release

Accenture Strengthens Workforce Development with Udacity Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has finalized its acquisition of Udacity, a leading digital education platform renowned for its technology courses blending online flexibility with human instruction. This strategic move emphasizes Accenture’s dedication to addressing the evolving workforce needs, particularly by equipping … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tech Partners with Microsoft to Enhance Global Cybersecurity Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica Tech and Microsoft have announced a new collaboration at the RSA conference in San Francisco, aiming to bolster cybersecurity services for enterprises worldwide. By integrating Microsoft’s advanced security and AI solutions with Telefónica Tech’s operational cybersecurity expertise, … Read the full press release

Zalando Reorganizes Leadership for Enhanced E-commerce Ecosystem Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Zalando, Europe’s leading fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform, is restructuring its management board to align with its updated strategy focusing on two growth vectors: Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B). Co-founder David Schneider transitions to a dedicated role focusing … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s Pairpoint and Sensos Team Up to Enhance Global Supply Chain Security

(IN BRIEF) Pairpoint, a joint venture by Vodafone and Sumitomo Corporation, has partnered with Sony Semiconductors’ Sensos to address rising global supply chain fraud. The collaboration integrates Sensos’ AI-driven supply chain management tools with Pairpoint’s secure Economy of Things (EoT) … Read the full press release

Currys Partners with Accenture and Microsoft to Revolutionize Retail Operations Through AI

(IN BRIEF) Currys plc has teamed up with Accenture and Microsoft to overhaul its technology infrastructure using advanced AI solutions provided by Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI Service. This strategic move will not only simplify and secure Currys’ tech environment but also … Read the full press release

Marias Gamesa Revives “Cafecito con Marias Gamesa” to Support Latina Moms Ahead of Mother’s Day

(IN BRIEF) Ahead of Mother’s Day, Marias Gamesa has relaunched its digital platform “Cafecito con Marias Gamesa,” in collaboration with the Super Mamás podcast, to foster a supportive community for Latina mothers in the U.S. The initiative responds to findings … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Google Partner to Streamline Cloud Connectivity for Businesses

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has announced a collaboration with Google aimed at simplifying cloud connectivity for businesses. This partnership involves the creation of one of the largest cloud-based software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) globally, providing customers with a virtual overlay on … Read the full press release

JT Group Leads the Charge Against Financial Fraud with Vodafone’s Scam Signal

(IN BRIEF) JT Group Limited has emerged as the first Channel Partner to offer Vodafone’s Scam Signal, a groundbreaking service designed to fortify fraud defenses for financial institutions. Developed by Vodafone Carrier Services, Scam Signal aims to combat impersonation scams, … Read the full press release

Leadership Transition at flatexDEGIRO: Co-CEOs Appointed as Niehage Steps Down

(IN BRIEF) Frank Niehage will step down from his role as CEO of flatexDEGIRO Group on April 30, 2024, due to differing views on strategic development. Dr. Benon Janos, CFO, and Stephan Simmang, CTO, will take on the roles of … Read the full press release

Taylor Swift Fans Warned of Rising Ticket Scams Ahead of UK Tour

(IN BRIEF) As excitement mounts for Taylor Swift’s long-awaited UK tour, fans have fallen prey to a surge in concert ticket scams, with fraudsters exploiting social media platforms to target eager concert-goers. Analysis by Lloyds Bank reveals a concerning trend, … Read the full press release

Rise of Automated Threats: Imperva Report Reveals Alarming Trends in Bot Traffic

(IN BRIEF) Thales, through its cybersecurity division Imperva, released the 2024 Imperva Bad Bot Report, highlighting a concerning trend of escalating automated bot traffic on the internet. The report reveals that bad bots, accounting for 32% of all internet traffic, … Read the full press release

Digital Inclusion Initiative: Orange Digital Center Partners with Coursera to Provide Essential Digital Skills Training to Youth in Africa and the Middle East

(IN BRIEF) Orange Digital Center has partnered with Coursera to launch a free high-level certification training program for youth in Africa and the Middle East. The initiative aims to provide essential digital skills training, including areas such as AI, cybersecurity, … Read the full press release

Adyen Research Reveals Alarming Global Retail Fraud Losses, Urges Enhanced Prevention Strategies

(IN BRIEF) Adyen, in collaboration with Cebr, has unveiled concerning statistics indicating a staggering $429 billion loss to payments fraud in the retail sector in 2023. The report exposes an average loss of $2.98 million per enterprise, with luxury fashion … Read the full press release

Savills Announces Second Two-Day Auction, Showcasing Diverse Property Portfolio

(IN BRIEF) Savills is gearing up for its second two-day auction of the year on April 15th and 16th, in response to high demand for their online live-streamed auctions. The auction will feature a diverse catalog of 280 residential, commercial, … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Nokia Successfully Test Groundbreaking Internet Technology for Improved Home Broadband Experience

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Nokia have conducted successful tests of a new Internet technology that promises to significantly enhance the home broadband experience, particularly for activities like gaming and video calls. The technology, known as L4S (Low Latency, Low Loss, … Read the full press release

DHL Expands Parcel Locker Network in Sweden to Cater to Growing E-commerce Demands

(IN BRIEF) DHL announces plans to expand its out-of-home delivery network in Sweden by introducing approximately 1,000 new parcel lockers in 2024, focusing primarily on metropolitan areas. Partnering with iBoxen, DHL aims to strengthen its capacity and capabilities in the … Read the full press release

Solvay Joins Cyber Security Coalition to Bolster Global Cyber Defense

(IN BRIEF) Solvay has announced its membership in the Cyber Security Coalition, marking a strategic move to enhance its cyber defense capabilities and foster a secure digital environment. This alignment with Solvay’s global cybersecurity strategy reflects its commitment to safeguarding … Read the full press release

Adyen Partners with PayMe by HSBC to Expand Payment Options in Hong Kong

(IN BRIEF) Adyen, a global financial technology platform, has announced its partnership with PayMe by HSBC in Hong Kong, enabling Adyen’s merchants to accept PayMe as a payment method for online purchases. PayMe, with over three million users and acceptance … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY Expands Hospitality Portfolio with Acquisition of Nomadix and Global Reach

(IN BRIEF) ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced its agreement to acquire Nomadix and Global Reach, prominent providers of Wi-Fi access and engagement platform solutions for the hospitality and commercial real estate sectors in the US … Read the full press release

Adyen Partners with Riverty to Introduce 14-Day Invoice Buy Now, Pay Later Solution

(IN BRIEF) Adyen collaborates with Riverty, a part of the Bertelsmann Group, to offer merchants in the DACH region a new 14-day invoice Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) payment method seamlessly integrated into Adyen’s fintech platform. This partnership aims to … Read the full press release

Kingfisher Expands Marketplace to Castorama France, Enhancing Home Improvement Offerings

(IN BRIEF) Kingfisher announces the launch of a home improvement e-commerce marketplace at Castorama France, marking another milestone in its marketplace expansion strategy. With over 500,000 new products from third-party merchants, Castorama customers will enjoy a sevenfold increase in product … Read the full press release

Vodafone Leads Landing of 2Africa Submarine Cable in Portugal

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone spearheaded the landing of the 2Africa submarine cable, the world’s largest, in Portugal’s Carcavelos, Cascais, bolstering the country’s connectivity to Africa and beyond. The 2Africa project, launched in May 2020, aims to enhance internet connectivity between Africa, … Read the full press release

Telefónica Earns Tenth Consecutive Leader Recognition in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed IoT Connectivity Services

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica has once again been acknowledged as a Leader in the 2024 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed IoT Connectivity Services, marking the tenth consecutive year of this recognition. Through its IoT services provided by Telefónica Tech, the company … Read the full press release

ESET Reveals Cyberespionage Campaign Exploiting Monlam Festival to Target Tibetans

(IN BRIEF) ESET researchers have uncovered a sophisticated cyberespionage campaign targeting Tibetans across various countries and territories, leveraging the Monlam Festival, a significant religious event. The operation, attributed to the China-aligned Evasive Panda Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group, utilized a … Read the full press release

Allianz Trade Launches Comprehensive Payment Solutions for B2B E-commerce with Allianz Trade Pay

(IN BRIEF) Allianz Trade has introduced Allianz Trade Pay, a suite of services tailored to the needs of B2B e-commerce activities. This new offering encompasses various solutions, including trade credit insurance, fraud protection, digital buyer onboarding, and instant financing through … Read the full press release

Cybersecurity across Europe in the last quarter: Post-Quantum Cryptography, 6G Network and Cloud Security

(IN BRIEF) In the last quarter (1 Dec 2023 – 1 Mar 2024), Europe’s cybersecurity scene was marked by significant strides, with Thales and Ericsson leading initiatives to enhance digital security. Thales’ TrustNest R-Cloud received European Restricted certification, bolstering secure … Read the full press release

driveMybox continues its international expansion: Hungary as a new strategic location

(IN BRIEF) Hamburg-based LogTech company driveMybox has officially announced its strategic partnership with I.C.E. Transport Hungary, a prominent freight forwarder in Eastern Europe. This collaboration marks driveMybox’s expansion into Hungary, its third international cooperation partner alongside Germany and Italy. The … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Intel Strengthen Alliance to Optimize Open RAN Algorithms

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Intel are extending their collaboration to optimize advanced algorithms for Open Radio Access Networks (RAN) platforms, focusing on enhancing performance and reducing energy consumption. This expansion builds upon their existing research partnership centered in Málaga, Spain, … Read the full press release