Nosto and Knomo bag AI and personalisation wins at the eCommerce Awards for Excellence

Nosto’s AI-powered personalisation solution for bag and tech accessories retail brand Knomo has been recognised as a double-winner in the eCommerce Awards for Excellence 2018. It was honoured with both the ‘Best use of AI’ and ‘Best use of Personalisation’ awards at the annual online retail industry event. The winning solution, which was implemented in partnership with the ecommerce team at Knomo, relies on Nosto’s AI analysing visitors’ online behaviour to personalise the shopping experience. It does this by delivering the most relevant real-time product recommendations and pop-ups to Knomo’s…

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Hampleton Partners advises on its third automotive technology transaction in 12 months – the sale of vehicle simulation company VI-grade to Spectris

VI-grade will support Spectris in delivering a complete solution for the development of next generation ADAS and autonomous vehicles. LONDON & FRANKFURT, 24 July 2018 – Hampleton Partners, the international mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, advised VI-grade GmbH, a leading provider of best-in-class turnkey solutions for system level simulation, on its acquisition by Spectris Plc., supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. This is the third automotive tech transaction completed by Hampleton Partners in the last 12 months. “Hampleton helped us find a great partner,…

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World first as LINX completes migration to new disaggregated LON2 network model using EVPN routing technology on open network hardware

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) have announced that it has completed the migration of its LON2 platform to a new disaggregated network model that uses EVPN technology, the first IXP anywhere in the World to do so. The new LON2 architecture employs EVPN over VXLAN, leaf-spine topology, full automation and is 100G ready. The solution, which uses IP Infusion’s OcNOS™ network operating system and switch hardware from Edgecore Networks, became fully operational on 5th June following an extensive testing, proof of concept, and migration process lasting nearly two years. “By…

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Amplience raises $37m to fuel global expansion

London, UK, 26th April 2018 – Amplience, the global leader in cloud delivered Rich Media, Content Management and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service, has secured $37 million Series C funding led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from Columbia Lake Partners. The funds will be used to accelerate growth by expanding sales and marketing channels in EMEA, the Americas and APAC, and to further invest in the enhancement and adoption of the Amplience Retail Engagement Platform. The fundraising follows the successful launch of ‘Dynamic Content’, Amplience’s powerful headless and ‘API first’ content production,…

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Irish expansion continues at Natural Power

Renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed three new team members at its Dublin office. Keara O’ Shea has joined the geotech team as a geographical engineer, Kathryn Oliver has joined as an environmental consultant in the ecology team and Marc McLoughlin has joined as business development manager. The business is also currently recruiting for a further role in its Irish planning team. Marc Lamphiere, Natural Power’s Country Director in Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to welcome our new team members on board. We are developing a really robust…

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Connectivity boost accelerates Moldova, EU and Eastern Partnership science collaborations

Core Facts Students, researchers and academics in the Republic of Moldova will be better able to collaborate with their peers in other countries and participate in international research projects following an increase in connectivity between the Moldovan research and education (R&E) network in Moldova and the pan-European backbone network, GÉANT. A 100 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network link was installed between Chisinau, Moldova, and Bucharest in Romania as a 100% upgrade to a previous link. This boost in connectivity was achieved by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project and partners including…

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Aricent Launches Multi-access Edge Technology Innovations to Drive New Revenue Streams for Service Providers

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona and Santa Clara, California – February 28, 2018 – Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced innovative Multi-access Edge (MEC) developer capabilities for immersive experiences such as cloud gaming, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), and ultra-low latency industrial applications. The software enables developers to rapidly deploy carrier-grade applications on Virtual Machines (VMs) and containers that can be distributed as edge services. Industry analysts peg the market for edge computing applications to be worth over USD 6bn by 2020[1]. This represents a growing opportunity for over-the-top…

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Falcon Media House Expands Live Streaming to India in Deal with JPR Network

Landmark agreement shows Indian cable operator JPR Network diversifying to deliver TV via mobile On-demand streaming enables subscriber growth at fraction of the cost of cable or satellite Deal marks Falcon’s expansion into India, after concluding agreements in Nigeria, South Africa, Canada and Mongolia 26th February 2018 (London, Mumbai) – Falcon Media House Plc, the London Stock Exchange-listed digital technology and media group, today announces that it has agreed to provide live and on demand digital streaming technology to JPR Network, the Mumbai-based cable network provider. The deal extends Falcon’s global…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit heads to London for 2018

The world’s largest and most prestigious conference on wireless spectrum sharing returns on May 1-3, 2018 to focus on next generation networks across Europe London, United Kingdom, 7 November 2017: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced that its sixth annual Global Summit will be held in London on May 1-3, 2018. Building on the success of the 2017 Global Summit in Cape Town, South Africa, the Alliance has turned its focus to Europe to encourage discussion on dynamic spectrum access for affordable and accessible connectivity. “At the Dynamic Spectrum…

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Vodafone Joins prpl Foundation to Spur Open-Source Innovation in the Digital Home and Smart Gateways

Enrique Marti del Olmo, Vodafone Group’s Head of Fixed Devices, Connectivity & Security, appointed to the prpl Board of Directors SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – August 7, 2017 – The prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven consortium with a focus on enabling the security and interoperability of embedded devices for the smart society of the future, today announced Vodafone Group has joined the Foundation. As a leading multi-national telecommunications provider and Europe’s fastest-growing fixed broadband provider, Vodafone joins prpl with the intent to accelerate the harmonization of software platforms for in-home devices…

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