Technology

Survey Finds 70% of Tax Professionals Stalling on Making Tax Digital For VAT

Thomson Reuters survey finds business progress slow on Making Tax Digital (MTD), despite opportunity to embrace digital tax compliance

London, UK, December 6, 2018 – A recent Thomson Reuters® survey of UK tax professionals’ attitudes and readiness for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT has revealed companies are still unsure how to prepare for the deadlines. MTD for VAT is the latest step in HMRC’s aim to move towards a digital relationship with customers and become “the most digitally advanced tax administration in the world”.

Finastra’s Hour of Code program connects more than 1,000 kids to the world of coding

Finastra to support Computer Science Education Week December 3-9

London, UK – December 4, 2018 - Since the end of September, Finastra has hosted more than 1,000 children at its offices around the world for programming that introduces young people to coding and computer science education. The initiative is part of Finastra’s long-term commitment to delivering computer science skills to school children and young people, as well as the company’s support for and collaboration with Code.org’s global Hour of Code initiative.

Shifting sands in the Robotic Process Automation market in 2019

By Chris Huff, CSO, Kofax

December 3rd, 2018 - The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market will continue to undergo dramatic and rapid maturation in 2019, but RPA companies are finding themselves at a tipping point: They will either grow into their lofty market valuations or we will start to hear the hissing of a deflating bubble and warning signs of a “hype cycle” crash.

DMI Captures Multiple Top Honors during UK Awards Season for App Innovation

DMI earns accolades at UK IT Industry Awards, WPP & Google Search Excellence Awards, and IGD Awards

LONDON, UK, Nov 30, 2018 - DMI, a global leader in end-to-end mobility solutions, has been recognised with three prestigious UK awards for the value it brings to clients in digitising their businesses. DMI’s mobile capabilities were honoured at the WPP & Google Search Excellence Awards, the IGD Awards, and UK IT Industry Awards.

Panasonic Announces Rugged Toughpad Tablet Solution For Passport & ID Control

The Panasonic TOUGHPAD FZ-M1 Passport solution for mobile identification and entrance control

BRACKNELL, UK. 29th November 2018 - Panasonic today announced an integrated mobile identification and entrance control solution for its popular 7 inch rugged tablet. Panasonic TOUGHPAD FZ-M1 Passport is ideal for border control, police and security forces, as well as the travel, entertainment and hospitality industries. The device integrates a complete range of technology solutions for checking personal data and identification in a rugged but lightweight design that can be easily used on the move.

UltraSoC launches “any processor” lockstep solution for safety-critical systems

CAMBRIDGE, UK – 29 November 2018 - UltraSoC, the leader in embedded analytics for the safety and security of automotive systems, today launched the UltraSoC Lockstep Monitor. A hardware-based, scalable solution, the new Lockstep Monitor significantly helps functional safety by checking that the cores at the heart of a critical system are operating reliably, safely and securely. UltraSoC’s flexible IP supports all common lockstep / redundancy architectures, including full dual-redundant lockstep, split/lock, master/checker, and voting with any number of cores or subsystems.

IDATE Report Highlights The Challenges Ahead In Connecting Everyone

28 November 2018 (Sydney): The new Connecting Everyone report from French research company IDATE has revealed the real-world challenges in building universal Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) coverage, leaving a massive opportunity for ultra-fast Gfast and Fixed Wireless technology to deliver high-speed broadband.

Released at the IDATE DigiWorld Summit in Paris overnight, Connecting Everyone revealed that in the total serviceable global Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) and FTTH market of about 670 million premises that 60% of these – 402 million premises – are being served with FTTB technology.

ProLabs presents roadmap to 400G at LINX 103

London, 20 November – The road to 200G and 400G is set to become clearer after LINX103 in London today, as Ambroise Thirion, Technology Solutions Specialist at ProLabs presents the company’s roadmap towards achieving 400G.

The past few years has seen ProLabs, industry leader in compatible optical transceivers, support its customers in data centres with bitrates of 25G, 50G and 100G. This trend of expansion to meet consumer demands is set to extend throughout 2019 and early 2020, with the recent development of form factor specific technologies to enable up to 400G.

BIXOLON Showcases a Diverse Range Printing Solutions at TRUSTECH 2018

TRUSTECH (27-29 November 2018, Cannes, France) – BIXOLON, a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile, Label and POS printers, will be joining IDP Corp Ltd., a leading ID card printer manufacturer, to showcase its latest range of dynamic printing solutions for a range of trend sensitive applications, from digital payment commerce to multi-platform ecosystems on stand Riv D 016 at TRUSTECH 2018.