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Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019


Why SA's reluctance to use self-service tech is a positive for businesses

Self-service technology has gone a long way during the last decade. With the advent of social media and smartphones...

By Adam Manuel 14 Nov 2016


UK mobile operator EE says in talks with BT

LONDON, UK: EE confirmed Wednesday that it has held "exploratory" discussions over a possible sale of its mobile business to BT Group...

27 Nov 2014


Phones 4 U collapses in UK putting jobs on the line

LONDON, UK: British mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has collapsed into administration, putting more than 5,500 jobs at risk, the group said.

16 Sep 2014


Google starts 'forgetting' BBC and UK newspaper stories

LONDON, UK - Google has restricted access to a BBC blog posting and several British newspaper stories under a legal ruling granting people a right to be "forgotten" in search engines.

4 Jul 2014


Inmarsat offers global airline tracking service after MH370

LONDON, UK: British satellite operator Inmarsat said it was offering a basic tracking service to all the world's passenger airlines free of charge, following the disappearance of Malaysian Airways flight MH370.

13 May 2014


The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014


Britain's spy post run from Berlin embassy says report

LONDON, UK: Britain has been operating a secret listening post from its Berlin embassy, a stone's throw from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office, the Independent newspaper claimed on Tuesday, 5 November.

6 Nov 2013


Retail banking: Mortgages, loans and credit cards top consumer online queries

LONDON, UK: Analysis of the latest quarterly online search data for the retail banking sector from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals queries pertaining to mortgages dominated consumer searches in July.

6 Sep 2013


Electricity dominates energy-related searches made on mobile devices

LONDON, UK: New research from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals electricity accounted for the majority - 29%, of UK consumer online searches for energy-related services made on mobile devices in April.

3 Sep 2013


Vodafone nears Verizon Wireless deal

LONDON, UK: British mobile phone giant Vodafone neared a US$130bn deal to sell its US joint-venture stake to partner Verizon in a blockbuster deal that could change the face of the global telecom sector.

3 Sep 2013


IBM, Adobe... The race is on...

LONDON, UK: Ovum reveals IBM and Adobe are ahead in the race to become the enterprise digital marketing platform provider of choice.

23 Aug 2013


European firms not willing to work with companies that suffer a data breach

LONDON, UK: Iron Mountain and PwC study reveals this view is often held by firms that expect to lose data themselves.

10 Jul 2013


Google branded as 'evil' by lawmaker

LONDON - A senior British lawmaker on Thursday (16 May) described Google as "evil" and accused the US internet company of unethically avoiding paying vast amounts of tax in Britain.

17 May 2013

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