Posted on May 4 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Whoosh! keeps screens free of dust and fingerprints. Suitable for mobile phones, tablets, laptops, desktop PCs, smart watches and TVs, the spray is alcohol- and ammonia-free and has no nasty chemical smell. Just spray and wipe using the supplied anti-microbial cloth and your screens will be left with a fingerprint-resisting shine. The Duo consists of a 100ml bottle to keep in your desk and a handy,...

Posted on May 3 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Nuance Communications has finally released the UK English version of its Dragon Anywhere iOS/Android mobile dictation app. Bringing the power of Dragon desktop speech recognition to mobile devices for the first time, this professional-grade solution lets you dictate documents on a smartphone or tablet and then edit them using voice commands. For consistency across all devices, including desktop computers,...

Posted on May 2 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Buried info costs businesses £20m in missed opportunities

European organisations are storing more data but, because they don’t have the systems and processes required to access it, are missing out on opportunities worth millions, warns flsh storage provider Pure Storage. Its new report, European Big Data – Big Failure, states that 51% of European businesses have missed opportunities they didn’t see coming because they lacked accurate information; 78%...

Posted on May 1 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Panasonic has signed an agreement to become an ‘Official Ceremony Partner’ at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games. In this capacity, it will provide audio-visual equipment for use inside the Maracana Stadium including more than 100 high brightness compact 20,000 lumens projectors. http://business.panasonic.co.uk ...

Posted on Apr 30 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Businesses are paying nearly twice as much for their mobile devices as they realise, claims Wandera, a provider of mobile data security and management for enterprises. Its survey of 500 UK IT decision-makers shows that the true Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of mobile devices is £1,272 per device per annum – double what most UK enterprises are prepared for. This figure is made up of carrier charges...

Posted on Apr 29 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Maxine Park, solicitor and co-founder of transcription services provider DictateNow, explains how co-sourcing is revolutionising business. Driving down costs through the outsourcing of back-office functions is established practice, but with modern business comes a unique set of challenges and opportunities that demands a different approach involving less risk and even better value for money. Co-sourcing,...

Posted on Apr 28 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Broadband availability for SMEs is lagging behind provision for households, a new report shows. Ofcom’s Connected Nations 2015 report reveals that only 68% of SMEs have access to superfast broadband in the UK, compared to 85% of all premises. Almost half of SMEs (around 130,000) in areas like business parks are unable to receive speeds above 10Mbit/s. Ofcom estimates that by 2017, when 95% of all...

Posted on Apr 27 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Data security will rise to the top of the corporate agenda this year, as organisations fail to cope with new threats, predicts UK cyber security innovator Glasswall Solutions. Here we present its Top 5 predictions for 2016. 1 New Threats Cyber security threats will continue to grow throughout the year, with email attachments the most dangerous point of vulnerability for businesses without effective defences in place. In 2015, cyber crime cost £36 billion and 94% of successful attacks were conducted via email attachments. Criminals will...

Posted on Mar 14 2016 - 5:06pm by John Peters
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As we go to press, a new Office of National Statistics Environmental Accounts report reveals that the amount of materials consumed in the UK (including those used to make imports) has fallen from a peak of 889.9 million tonnes in 2001 to 659.1 million tonnes in 2013. Another way of looking at it is that over the same period the amount of biomass, metals, minerals and fossil fuel consumed per person...

Posted on Mar 9 2016 - 12:48pm by Tayla Ansell
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Security issues are the top barrier to companies adopting mobile working, according to a new report by mobile data capture specialist, WorkMobile. In the survey of 200 business owners and 200 mobile workers, nearly three quarters (74%) of businesses said that security issues were holding them back. Worries about the costs of technology and IT were an issue for 70%, while more than half (53%) said...