Retailer spending on AI to grow nearly fourfold, reaching $7.3bn by 2022, says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that global retailer spending on AI will reach $7.3 billion (€5.87 billion) per annum by 2022, up from an estimated $2 billion (€1.61 billion) in 2018, as retailers target new avenues to increase personalisation of the customer experience.

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Cradlepoint takes next step in software-driven elastic edge strategy with new subscription-based solution pricing

Cradlepoint, the provider in cloud-delivered 4G LTE network solutions that provide a pathway to 5G, announced a new subscription-based solution pricing model, the next step in its Elastic Edge™strategy for software-driven and cloud-delivered wireless wide-area networks (WANs).

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Smartrac showcases what the ‘Internet of Your Things’ has in store

At Retail’s BIG Show in New York, Smartrac is not simply showing the way toward the ‘Internet of Your Things’. Together with its partners Blue Bite and Temera, the RFID and IoT pacesetter is also presenting innovative solutions and real-world examples of how brand owners and retailers can utilise it here and now.

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SAP drives IoT adoption with global partner network

SAP SE announced that it has added a group of 18 strategic partners to help more businesses adopt Internet of Things (IoT) technology. This global network of partners will provide implementation services for SAP Leonardo IoT accelerator packages, which are designed to help customers quickly build IoT solutions specific to their business needs at a predictable

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TE Connectivity now in exclusive negotiations to acquire ABB’s entrelec terminal block business

TE Connectivity (TE), a provider in connectivity and sensors, announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with ABB to acquire ABB’s entrelec® terminal block business. The transaction is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions including receipt of customary regulatory approvals and prior consultation with employee representative bodies.

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Cloudera and Tata Communications launch big data platform to tackle data deluge

Cloudera, Inc., the modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimised for the cloud, and Tata Communications, a global provider of network, cloud, mobility and security services, announced a strategic partnership that enables enterprises to unleash the power of their data to fuel business growth.

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France’s NodOn to show range of smart devices for homes at CES 2018 and introduce Bluetooth Mesh

With major partners from the building sector, NodOn® is growing fast with two complete range of smart devices using the well-known technologies Z-Wave® and EnOcean®. This year at CES the company will talk about its innovation spirit and will present the first complete range of Bluetooth® Mesh devices for smart home.

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ABB’s control system Security Update Service is most in-demand of the year

A truly digital service that enhances security against cyber-attacks and cyber threats while increasing protection of intellectual property is the most sought after service this year.

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Europe and North America will reach 65.2m active insurance telematics policies in 2021, Berg forecasts

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 6.8 million in Q4-2016. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.8%, this number is expected to reach 30.0 million by 2021.

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Axway empowers organisations to meet evolving customer expectations

Axway, a catalyst for digital transformation, announced significant enhancements across AMPLIFY™, a data integration and engagement platform, that enable business managers, IT professionals and developers to innovate faster, increase efficiency and reduce business risk.

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New software monetisation release focuses on growth, speed and agility for businesses moving to SaaS

Flexera has unveiled a new Software Monetisation module empowering software suppliers to strategically grow their software business. FlexNet Customer Growth helps software suppliers truly assess if their customers are getting value from their products and forecast renewals more accurately – all in a personalised, graphical dashboard.

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Global customer engagement spending by utilities is expected to exceed $5 billion in 2026

A new report from Navigant Research analyses the market for utility customer engagement solutions across the web, call center, billing, and outage notification segments, providing forecasts through 2026.

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Seven out of 10 European IT decision-makers see Brexit as a business opportunity

Interoute, a global cloud and network provider, has revealed new survey results showing almost two-thirds (63%) of businesses across Europe are anticipating high growth in the year ahead.

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Thyssenkrupp extends predictive maintenance benefits of MAX solution to more than 40,000 customers

As the challenges of urban mobility grow, thyssenkrupp continues to transform how it delivers service in the elevator industry, which transports over a billion people each day and is valued at US$44 billion/year(€37.26 billion/year).

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MultiTech expands security options through new suite of security services

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global manufacturer of M2M and IoT communication devices and technology, announced a new suite of security enablers and corresponding services designed to empower enterprise customers with centralised management of device and data security for IoT applications.

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devolo presents its new smart Wi-Fi technology at Broadband World Forum

Home networking provider devolo will be presenting its new smart Wi-Fi Technology at Broadband World Forum from 24th – 26th October in Berlin. This new, innovative solution combines three key features that enable customers to experience the best in-home Wi-Fi connection possible.

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