Technology

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Banks ramp-up tech recruitment following pandemic — retail banking ‘may disappear’

The advance of digital currency is one thing, but the swiftness by banks to incorporate tech roles is another ANALYSTS predict online banking penetration in...
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SMEs head online to counter lockdown — and find surprise benefits

SMALL UK businesses are moving the bulk of their services online as the sector takes tentative steps towards recovery. Small Business Britain and BT Skills...
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Streaming services basking in unprecedented demand from a currently ‘captive’ audience

IT'S AN ILL wind that blows no good, and Disney Plus is on the sweet end of a compensatory breeze from the pandemic. The video...
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As everything falls apart, UK tech sector shows resilience

THE UK’S fastest-growing sector, the tech industry, will maintain resilience despite the Covid-19 outbreak. That optimistic claim follows analysis from recruitment firm Robert Walters. In...
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Amazon workers unlimited Covid-19 sick leave… with a few strings attached

CORONAVIRUS is causing havoc in the business world, and some novel stop-gap solutions are appearing amid the chaos. Amazon has good and bad news for...
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Bezos’ billion-dollar bid to boost India’s SME business

AMAZON founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is launching a £770m bid to bring India’s SMEs online. Bezos said his firm will invest the sum —...
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Women still ‘behind the eight ball’ in the technology industry

THE majority of female employees in the technology industry experience inequality when it comes to salary and career progression. Utah-based software company Ivanti has announced...
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World Bank believes e-commerce brings tangible rewards in China

E-COMMERCE can flourish in developing countries and in rural areas to create employment opportunities, according to research released by the World Bank and the...
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Facebook takes down foreign posts targeting US elections

FACEBOOK has admitted taking down four foreign interference operations originating from Iran and Russia, apparently linked to the US 2020 presidential elections. The Russian Internet...

‘We are no threat to US national security’, claims telecoms giant

A MOVE by America to put Huawei on a trade blacklist could negatively affect billions of people and affect US jobs, the company claims. Huawei...