Generation startup: The payment conundrums for Gen Z businesses
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Generation startup: The payment conundrums for Gen Z businesses

By Johannes Kolbeinsson, CEO at PAYSTRAX Gone are the days of traditional office jobs. The combination of a global lockdown and flexible working has motivated younger people to ditch the usual office 9-to-5. Many instead are following passion projects and side hustles.  Gen Zs are more entrepreneurial-minded than any other generation, with a Morning Consult…

Amadeus partners with Taxera to bring e-Invoicing technology to partners worldwide
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Amadeus partners with Taxera to bring e-Invoicing technology to partners worldwide

Automated solution will standardize back-office procedures – freeing resources for travel sellers e-Invoicing to be mandatory in growing number of markets from 2024 Travel technology company Amadeus has signed a new partnership with Taxera Technologies, a next-generation global tax compliance platform. The agreement will see e-Invoice technology shared to travel sellers worldwide, offering access to…

How Finservs Can Mitigate Security Risks in the Age of Digital Transformation

How Finservs Can Mitigate Security Risks in the Age of Digital Transformation

By Maurice Uenuma, VP & GM, Americas at Blancco Heightened customer demand for new digital services from their financial institutions is driving financial services organizations to change how they operate technologically, and how they do business in general. Well-established institutions embarking on digital transformation journeys must migrate legacy systems and embrace cloud data storage as…

Cloudsmith takes pride of place on prestigious UK & Ireland tech leaderboard
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Cloudsmith takes pride of place on prestigious UK & Ireland tech leaderboard

Belfast-headquartered Cloudsmith, a cloud-native software supply chain management platform, has earned a top spot on a prestigious list of trailblazing tech companies. Backed by the Financial Times, the Sifted 100 showcases innovation and excellence in the UK and Ireland’s 100 fastest-growing startups. Notably, Cloudsmith, whose platform is used by the global brands like Vinted and…

In the Digital Age – Your Adversary = CYBERCRIMINALS!

In the Digital Age – Your Adversary = CYBERCRIMINALS!

By Roger Smith, Care Managed IT, Director of Client Security In the bustling digital marketplace of today, you might recall a forewarning from a decade ago – “Cybercrime – A Clear and Present Danger”. For many of you, running the gamut from SMEs to nonprofit entities, this cautionary tale resonated, yet seemed distant. Fast forward to today,…

How attackers weaponise generative AI through data poisoning and manipulation

How attackers weaponise generative AI through data poisoning and manipulation

By Gabriel Moss, software engineer, Advanced Technology Group, Barracuda Networks Inc The generative AI models that today power chatbots, online search queries, customer interactions, and more are known as large language models (LLMs). The LLMs are trained on vast volumes of data and then use that data to create more data, following the rules and…

David Boyd on Australia’s Changing Credit Card Market
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David Boyd on Australia’s Changing Credit Card Market

How has the credit card landscape evolved in Australia over the last decade or so? Australia’s credit card market has evolved significantly over the past decade or so. When my brother Andrew and I first launched CreditCardCompare.com.au back in 2008, the options available to consumers were relatively limited compared to the diverse range of products…

Softpay now accepts Discover and Diners Club International® Cards
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Softpay now accepts Discover and Diners Club International® Cards

Softpay, a leading tap-to-phone technology provider, is happy to announce an alliance with Discover® Global Network, pioneering forces in the payment card industry to accept Discover and Diners Club Cards. In collaboration with Nets/Nexi, the latest version of the Softpay App now supports Discover and Diners Club Cards for Nets/Nexi customers. This extension not only…

Two thirds of parents see critical educational and safety benefits of smartphones for kids as home rules for positive use revealed

Two thirds of parents see critical educational and safety benefits of smartphones for kids as home rules for positive use revealed

● Parents welcome kids’ smartphone usage for safety and peace of mind as long as the right rules are in place● No use at school and website restrictions rank among top phone rules to encourage safe and healthy phone habits● And texting at the dinner table still keeps the nation divided! Research from family locator…

Embracing Digital Transformation Through AI

Embracing Digital Transformation Through AI

By Stephen Oladele, ML Developer Advocate and Akruti Acharya, Technical Content Writer The wave of digital transformation that is becoming the most fervent to revolutionize businesses is artificial intelligence (AI). This has been the culmination of years of impact, from the burst of datasets to the advancements in computational power and platforms (GPUs, TPUs, cloud)…