digital economy

Tech Firms Blaze Trail With Huge Jobs Drive

Britain’s technology industry is helping to cushion the jobs market from the worst effects of the pandemic, with vacancies in the sector rising by more than a third during the summer. The number of advertised vacancies in the digital sector has climbed 36 per cent since early June, according to data collected by Tech Nation,

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Five Ways Location Tech Is Powering The Digital Economy

As consumers navigated through the ‘first wave’ of Covid-19, the world had a glimpse of a near-future – where technology doesn’t just improve the infrastructure our lives revolve around but is the infrastructure. One overwhelmingly clear trend rose above the pack: the acceleration towards a digital-first economy, where even consumers with ‘traditional’ values or far-flung

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Corona Crisis Lessons For Leaders In The Digital Economy

Trends to digitalize daily life have been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic of the past months. Many small and mid-sized German companies, for instance—previously sluggish and unconvinced of digital progress—were forced to digitalize. Those that had already invested in digital gained a competitive edge over their analogue peers. But not every digital innovation will survive.

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COVID-19 To Accelerate Use of Digital Payment Technology

The global shift towards digital and cashless payments has increased over recent years. For example, investments in payments related fintech have been double that of other technology investments across the financial services space. However, according to a new report by the Emerging Payments Association (EPA EU), The European Payments Landscape in Perspective: 2020 Report, this trend will be

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How Artificial Intelligence, Data Science And Technology Is Used To Fight The Pandemic?

Since the first report of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China, it has spread to at least 100 other countries. As China initiated its response to the virus, it leaned on its strong technology sector and specifically artificial intelligence (AI), data science, and technology to track and fight the pandemic while tech leaders, including Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei and

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