September 2021

Visit Star Micronics at Paris Retail Week 2021 for the latest Cloud and Tablet POS Printing Solutions

High Wycombe, UK, 23 September 2021 At Paris Retail Week 2021 (28 - 30 September 2021, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics will be demonstrating its latest innovative and versatile cloud and tablet POS printing solutions for desktop, mobile and kiosk applications on Stand PO52.

Star is widely acknowledged as a leading hardware innovator in the move from traditional POS terminals to cloud connected POS featuring lower cost hardware that can be mobile or fixed and easily upgradable as the business grows. In response to the uptake in online ordering during the pandemic and subsequent change in consumer habits, Star offers a wide range of cloud solutions.

Meet the winners of the 14th Annual TM Forum Excellence Awards

Top communication service providers (CSPs) and solution providers around the globe are recognized for outstanding work digitally transforming the telecommunications industry

Digital Transformation World Series, London, UK — 22 September – TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, today announces the winners of its 2021 Excellence Awards during the first day of the Digital Transformation World Series (DTWS) global event.

Is Your Tech Company Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

No matter where your tech company operates, it’s unrealistic to hope that you’ll never have to deal with a natural disaster of some kind. Fortunately, preparing for one is the best way to increase your chances of limiting the damage and having a full and speedy recovery. 

Get Equipped To Handle the Most Likely Disasters 

While developing your tech company’s products, you probably researched to narrow down the target audience. Aim to do something similar when assessing which disasters pose the biggest risks to your company and its staff. 

SPACs Autotech Deals Surpass $80 Billion In First Half Of 2021 Reveals Hampleton Partners’ New Report

London, UK – 21 September 2021. The latest Autotech Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Market Report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that the 12 transactions utilizing special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) to prepare public offerings during the first six months of 2021 achieved $80.5 billion in deal value. Hampleton’s research also showed that a record median EV/S multiple of 23.9x was achieved during that time frame.

MYCOM OSI Achieves the Amazon Web Services (AWS) PrivateLink Ready Designation

LONDON, UK – Sep 20th, 2021 – MYCOM OSI, the leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions announced today that it has achieved the Amazon Web Services (AWS) PrivateLink Ready designation. This designation recognizes that MYCOM OSI’s Assurance Cloud Service (ACS) has demonstrated successful integration with AWS PrivateLink.

Becrypt wins Cyber/Defence Innovation Den

Government of Ontario and techUK promoting international Cyber collaboration

London, UK: On 16th September, the Government of Ontario and techUK named Becrypt the UK winner of the Cyber/Defence Innovation Den. The award recognizes innovation within Cyber security relevant to the Defence sector. Both Canadian and UK organizations pitched to a panel of senior representatives from the Defence and Security Sectors, including CGI, General Dynamics, L3Harris and UK Thales Group, with CYBERNETIQ joining Becrypt as the Canadian winners.

Native App Development: What You Need To Know

In a world where mobile devices are constantly growing, mobile applications are close behind. Users can barely use a mobile device without mobile app. And for this reason, the development of native, hybrid or PWA's apps has become so popular.

Web apps

The web applications do not require an installation through the stores, they are accessed with the url of a site creating a direct access that anchors them to the device.

When running in the browser, they are developed using HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and are programmed independently of the operating system. They are more basic than the rest of the applications, so their functionalities and design are more limited.

75% of consumers stop purchasing from a retailer due to delivery miscommunications

  • Research reveals UK delivery customer experience epidemic, with retailers losing customers due to poor post-purchase and delivery tracking communications
  • 71% of consumers had to contact customer services up to three times in the last six months for information about their deliveries

Manchester, UK; 16 September 2021: New research from delivery experience technology platform Sorted has revealed that 75% of consumers would stop using a retailer if they frequently messed up communication updates regarding their delivery. With customer expectations higher than ever, UK retailers have reached a critical point with the delivery experiences they offer to consumers.