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Tech firms’ optimism drops to 10-year-low, reveals KPMG

Optimism in the UK tech sector dropped to a 10-year low in Q1, despite business activity growth recovering to its fastest pace since Q2 of last year. According to the latest quarterly survey by KPMG, the sector – which includes technology software and services providers, and technology equipment manufacturers – …

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Shift towards high-res, large-format displays continues in Western Europe

Unit sales of large-format displays (LFDs) in West Europe (WE) continued to grow in Q1 2019 by almost 14% year-on-year, reveals a new report from Context. The sales boost has been driven by all sub-segments, including videowalls and high-brightness displays, according to the data. Sales of high-resolution LFDs more than …

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Cyber crime is “rocketing” in 2019 as more than half of British firms report attacks

Cyber crime is soaring in 2019, as more than half of British firms have already reported attacks this year. That’s according to research from Hiscox, which found that found 55% had faced an attack in 2019, up from 40% last year. Among firms reporting attacks, average losses associated with all cyber …

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Industrial and design categories boost 3D printer market

The 3D printer industry is on pace for 25% higher-end printer growth in 2019 thanks to a boost from the industrial and design categories, reports Context. While the cheapest class of 3D printers, those in the personal category, struggled in 2018, the high-end industrial category – which accounts for 70% …

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Brexit-related uncertainty affects European PC sales in Q1

Volume sales of PCs through Western European distributors were down 2.4% in Q1 2019 compared to last year, reveals the latest report from Context. The report shows that consumer demand remained weak throughout the first quarter. Another factor was the continuing tight supply of Intel chips. Consumer PC sales declined …

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UK businesses hit with one cyber attack every minute so far in 2019

A new cyber threat report from Beaming has found that UK businesses were subjected to 119,659 internet-borne cyber attacks each, on average, in the first quarter of 2019. This rate of attack, which equates to one every minute, was more than double that experienced in the first three months of …

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Is there still value in stocking printers and ink?

There’s no question that everyone should be doing their part of help reduce waste, recycle and save paper. The WWF urges both individuals and businesses to save paper where they can and try to buy from responsible sources. Couple this with the fact that technology has evolved to a point …

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60% of Brits believe they’re more likely to experience cyber crime than to get the flu

According to a new report from Symantec, nearly three out of four Brits (74%) are more alarmed than ever about their privacy. Despite this, the 2018 Norton LifeLock Cyber Safety Insights Report reveals that the majority of Brits still accept certain risks to their online privacy out of convenience and …

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The total package: The services that are helping indies boost their delivery options

Everyone that works within the retail channel is in agreement that customer satisfaction is crucial when it comes to standing out from the crowd. And in a world where consumers are looking towards the fast turnaround times of ecommerce giants as the basic standard when it comes to package deliveries, …

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Almost half of online shopping is done on mobile devices

Despite online shopping brings convenience to people’s lives, there are a number of challenge retailers are faced with when it comes the changing way consumers shop. Picodi.com analysed data over the past year to find out just how Brits are shopping online. The results revealed that mobile commerce is booming …

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