Technology

IBM AND SALESFORCE JOIN FORCES IN LANDMARK GLOBAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

IBM and Salesforce have announced a global strategic partnership to deliver joint solutions designed to leverage artificial intelligence and enable companies to make smarter decisions, faster than ever before. With the partnership, IBM Watson, the leading AI platform for business, and Salesforce Einstein, AI that powers the world’s #1 CRM, will seamlessly connect to enable an […]

BARCLAYCARD AGREES PARTNERSHIPS THAT WILL SEE ITS BPAY TECHNOLOGY EMBEDDED IN JEWELLERY AND WATCHES

Barclaycard has agreed two new partnerships that will see its bPay payment technology embedded into high street jewellery and watch brands, expanding the range of wearable devices that can be used to make contactless transactions in the UK. The agreements are designed to complement bPay’s proprietary range – which comprises a wristband, fob, sticker and loop – and […]

CONSUMERS WILLING TO PAY PROVIDERS FOR ALL IN ONE MOBILE SECURITY

The vast majority of consumers do not currently pay for mobile security services – but many would if their service providers offered solutions that covered all their connected devices. Research by Allot Communications found that while 89 per cent of users do not pay for mobile security at the moment, 61 per cent would if […]

FOUR IN FIVE CUSTOMERS HAVE COUNTERFEIT GOODS SAFETY CONCERNS ABOUT SHOPPING ONLINE

New research from MarkMonitor, the world leader in enterprise brand protection, has found that almost four out of every five people have security concerns about unknowingly purchasing counterfeit goods online. Despite the continued rise in the popularity of online shopping — according to a third-party report, 2016 saw an estimated 11% increase in total sales […]

SOCIAL MEDIA PHISHING SCAMS UP 500 PER CENT IN 2016 SAYS NEW REPORT

Social media phishing attacks increased by 500 per cent during 2016, according to a new report. Researchers from Proofpoint recorded a huge increase in scams on social media trying to trick users out of their money or sensitive information in the firm’s Q4 threat summary. The statistic includes the emergence of angler phishing – a […]