Tag Archives: Business/Finance

21Jun/20

COVID-19 to add £5.3bn to UK ecommerce in 2020

The surge in online shopping caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to add £5.3bn to UK ecommerce sales this year to make a total of £78.9bn. This is according to analysts at Edge Retail Insight, the global trend forecasting arm of retail insights firm Edge by Ascential, who have updated all pre-existing forecasts to account for the significant long-term impact of COVID-19 on consumer shopping behaviours and preferences. Read more

21Jun/20

Europe’s Urgent Need for Improved Business Continuity Creates an Unprecedented Opportunity for the UCaaS Market

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Growth Opportunities in the European Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS Market, Forecast to 2026, finds that the European hosted Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market will experience slower-than-anticipated growth in terms of both users and revenue in 2020 and 2021 due to churn in the installed base and reduced new user acquisitions. It will bounce back in 2022 and maintain a steady trajectory until 2026. The market is estimated to double in terms of provider revenue from 2019 to 2026, with installed users reaching 76.3 million by the end of the forecast period. Read more

16Jun/20
Google Cloud

Solving for IT Operational Efficiency: Principles of Optimization

Today, IT leaders need to quickly optimize costs and simplify operations to respond to new and changing business conditions.

To better serve our customers during this time, Google Cloud is focused on solving together for operational efficiency, business continuity, and digital transformation. These marketing resources help you launch digital-first, cost-effective campaigns about Google Cloud, with a focus on listening to customers and serving their unique business needs. Read more

09Jun/20

Local Media Consortium, Local Media Association, Google Launch “Support Local News” Ad Campaign

The Local Media Consortium and Local Media Association today announced the launch of a major ad campaign, “Support Local News,” in partnership with the Google News Initiative. Backed by $15 million in funding from Google, the campaign will raise awareness of the need and importance of funding newsrooms through subscriptions, donations and advertising. Read more

09Jun/20

Houston-Based Preacher Turned Realtor, Dr. Ramson Mumba, Sued for $3 Million

Pacific Diversified Investments (PDI), a property investment management company based in California filed a federal lawsuit today against prosperity-gospel preacher and real-estate promoter, Dr. Ramson Mumba. PDI filed a complaint for damages, declaratory relief, and injunctive relief for the millions of dollars allegedly misappropriated at the hands of Mumba. Read more

08Jun/20

Black Enterprise CEO: “I Am Tired … The Pandemic Of Racism Must End”

Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing, which is part of a trend of deaths of black men at the hands of police. Due to ongoing racial inequities, Graves believes that corporate America must take leadership in providing opportunities and stamping out institutional racism and discrimination. Read more

07Jun/20

ObeEnd Wristband, the Game Changer of Wearable Technology

NeuWave Technology launched ObeEnd, an innovative personal health device that monitors fitness and stimulates the nervous system, with the goal to reduce body weight via appetite control. The company is based in Washington State, and aims to develop safe, effective, and user-friendly healthcare devices to help improve people’s lives. Read more

06Jun/20

Google Cloud and the UK government sign MoU to boost cloud innovation

Agreement will enable public sector bodies to fully embrace the benefits of Google Cloud
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AirConsole and XL Home Partner up in Indonesia to Transform AndroidTVs into Gaming Consoles

AirConsole and XL Axiata are pleased to announce a local strategic partnership in Indonesia. XL Axiata will distribute AirConsole’s next-gen online video game console for casual games to its XL Home customer base. Read more

04Jun/20

Reuters Virtual Newsmaker with Dr. William Haseltine

As nations around the world begin to wind down restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters will be joined by scientist, businessman and philanthropist Dr. William A. Haseltine—a pioneer in the fights against HIV/AIDS and cancer—for a Newsmaker discussion on COVID-19, the race for a vaccine and the pandemic’s impact on the future of public health. Continue reading