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SharpEnd gets funding boost for IoT connected packaging

SharpEnd gets funding boost for IoT connected packaging

SharpEnd, a London-based Agency specialising in IoT, has signed a strategic partnership with Guala Closures Group, a world-leading manufacturer of closures for spirits and wine, and pioneer in connected caps.
Most spam emails ‘come from China, the US, and Germany’

Most spam emails ‘come from China, the US, and Germany’

Even though we get less spam, such emails are still a major threat to internet users. Spam often contains not only commercial information but also links that lead to phishing or malware sites. And spamming techniques keep constantly evolving.
Payment Pain Points: a fraction is too much friction for shoppers

Payment Pain Points: a fraction is too much friction for shoppers

With demand for friction free payment transactions, such as contactless payments, using cards and digital wallet, predicted to grow by 300% globally over the next five years, retailers need to diversify and reimagine the traditional point of payment in-store and online, according to a new report.
Online sales fall flat in January following late 2019 surge

Online sales fall flat in January following late 2019 surge

After a surprisingly strong Christmas sales period, retailer hopes of a continuation of such growth into 2020 were dashed in January, with online retail sales growth dropping back to -0.4% Year-on-Year (YoY), according to new data.
Tech job ads plunge by 52% in UK

Tech job ads plunge by 52% in UK

The number of tech jobs advertised in the UK fell 52% from mid-2019 to the end of the year, according to new data.