Microsoft is to buy the artificial intelligence and speech technology firm Nuance Communications for around $16bn (£12bn), as it builds up its cloud-computing operation for healthcare and business customers.
Asos has more than tripled first-half profits to a record £106m as the online retailer continues to benefit from the pandemic.
Brits have amassed over £245 billion in savings, with 25% of that expected to be spent immediately or soon after lockdown ends, according to new research.
Almost half (45%) of all online content goes unseen, but this number fell from 69% in 2020, according to new research.
The vast majority (91%) of shoppers are open to sharing data with brands and retailers so long as they won’t be served any intrusive ads, according to new research.
Misalignment between sales and marketing functions is having an adverse effect on both job and organisation performance within firms.
Amazon is launching the “Alexa, call RNIB Helpline” Alexa feature, which is one of the latest Alexa functions following on from a collaboration with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).
4 of 5 consumers would abandon a planned purchase, and almost 6 out of 10 would return a product if they encountered flawed product information, according to new research.
Tesco Mobile is launching a new campaign to promote its mobile network: This is Supermarket Mobile.
Over two-thirds (69%) of The Times, The Sunday Times & The Sun readers’ holiday budgets have not been impacted by the pandemic, according to new research.
Brand recall is more important for email open rates than the subject line’s content – with 68% of consumers saying this is key to whether they open an email, compared to 59%, according to new research.
Three UK has today announced a three-year charity partnership with Samaritans to connect 1 million people to emotional support.
To find out if taste can be digitalised, Google Cloud teamed up with Mars Wrigley UK to create the world’s first ever Maltesers AI Cake.
Yahoo Answers, one of the longest-running question-and-answer sites on the internet, is shutting down after 16 years.
Tesco has announced the trial launch of its Finest range premium restaurant meal boxes with packaging designed by branding agency Coley Porter Bell.
Meal delivery company Deliveroo’s stock market debut was one of the worst opening-day performances by a large company IPO on record, leaving investors hoping for a rebound or facing heavy losses.
Google is changing its work-from-home policy as it looks to get more people back into its US offices.
Businesses are reporting tentative signs of recovery and hope for the future, despite another challenging year ahead, according to new research.
Many businesses are failing to keep their workforce at the heart of their digital transformations, leading to employee dissatisfaction and hindering the success of digitalisation initiatives, new research has found.
46% of organisations expect over a third of employees to work remotely after the pandemic, according to new research.
Mediaocean has announced a new product model, the Omnichannel Advertising Platform, along side a major re-brand.
Over half (58%) of the public are worried about their personal information being stolen by fraudsters, according to new research.
In-game advertising specialist, Adverty is entering a new partnership with Gold Town Games enabling the game developer to utilise Adverty’s in-game ad solutions across their increasingly popular games.
The majority of marketers stretched themselves to breaking point during the pandemic, amid pressure to retain customers and adapt to a purely digital environment, according to new research.
Fraud prevention solutions provider Riskified has struck a partnership with global advertising agency Dentsu which will see Riskified’s eCommerce enablement and fraud prevention solutions introduced to Dentsu’s portfolio of customers.
Cognism has launched the latest version of its platform, which embeds Bombora’s intent data into its sales intelligence software.
The pandemic has significantly increased the demand for at-home fitness, so much so that health and fitness app downloads increased 30% in 2020, according to new data.