Valitor research helps restaurants as they reopen to exceed customer expectations

3rd July 2020: Payments solutions company Valitor has created a list of key recommendations which could help restaurants and bars exceed customer expectations when they reopen tomorrow. With restaurant and bar owners currently developing safe ways of working and selling for their businesses, the critical question is, will diners return and how will they choose their restaurant? Valitor worked with market insight company Context Consulting to interview 2006 people across the UK about their dining…

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Dock seeks validators for Danforth testnet

Friday 3rd July – San Francisco, CA. Today, Dock Systems Inc, a blockchain company specializing in verifiable credentials announced that they will be releasing the Danforth testnet at the end of July and are seeking partnerships with validators. Further to the release of the Northill testnet and completion of the company’s schema and interop milestones, Dock is moving to the next stage of our development – the decentralization of the infrastructure on which Dock runs….

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NZZ Media Group: Audienzz acquires Zulu5 for more transparency and quality in the digital advertising market

NZZ Media Group’s spin-off Audienzz will be the new owner of technology service provider Zulu5 as of July 2020. With the acquisition of the digital advertising monitoring specialist, Audienzz is strengthening its position in digital advertising and investing in more transparency and quality in the national and international online advertising market. Founder Andreas Gysler will remain on board as CEO. Established in 2014, Zulu5 has developed a unique technology that can be used to monitor…

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Suspension of Jury Trials: A Threat to the Rule of Law

By James Harper, Executive Sponsor of Rule of Law and CSR at LexisNexis UK Jury trials sit at the heart of the criminal justice system in England and Wales. The opportunity to put your case before 12 of your peers is so fundamental to how we enact justice, many consider it to be a constitutional right. The Government’s recent proposal to suspend jury trials is a potential threat to the Rule of Law – i.e….

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Advisory Firm Avonhurst Boosts Practice With Two High Profile Appointments

Innovative firm Avonhurst joined by former Allen & Overy restructuring partner Carolyn Conner and former Jones Day partner Raymond McKeeve LONDON – Avonhurst today announced two new senior appointments, further cementing the rapid growth that has characterised its first year. Carolyn Conner is a specialist in international financial restructuring who spent over 20 years at magic circle firm Allen & Overy, 13 as partner. Experienced private equity specialist Raymond McKeeve is currently President and Chief…

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IFCO replaces Second Lien Loan of 200 million Euro prematurely

The new Term Loan B add-on facility is unchanged running for 6 years and the interest rate margin is significantly reduced to currently 3.5 percent per year Pullach, July 2, 2020: IFCO GROUP, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, has prematurely replaced its Second Lien Loan, entered in 2019, by an add-on facility to its existing Term Loan B of 200 million Euro. The transaction met with lively demand…

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FXhome pledges 15% of all sales to charity in their Summer Sale

FXhome – creators of free video editing software HitFilm Express – are giving 15% of all sales to charity while users can save up to 44% on their favorite creative software. London, UK (July 2, 2020) – Today, FXhome (fxhome.com) announce their most ambitious sale yet. That ambition being to do as much good as they possibly can during this difficult time by donating 15% of all sales revenue from their latest sale to charity….

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LogRhythm Ranks No. 1 in Customer Satisfaction in G2 Research’s Grid Report for SIEM and Leader in Incident Response

LogRhythm Praised by Customers for Ease of Use and Support BOULDER, CO – July 2, 2020 – LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres, today announced that it has been declared a Leader by G2 in its Summer 2020 SIEM Grid, Summer 2020 Incident Response Grid, and Summer 2020 Usability Index for SIEM. Rankings on G2 reports are based on data provided by real users of technology platforms and data aggregated from online sources…

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Sytel Releases Multi-tenant, Multimedia and Fully Blended Contact Center Platform

London, UK – Sytel announces version 11 of their Softdial Contact Center™ (SCC) hosting platform, supporting fully blended voice, chat, email, SMS, video, and all social channels. Michael McKinlay, CEO of Sytel commented, “Rather than tell you that this new version takes hosting to new heights (which by the way, we think it does!) let me cut to the chase and pull out ten of the new features which we think are most relevant to…

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Sourcefabric’s Newsroom Technology is Powering Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

Prague-based company’s open-source software is the content distribution platform for the five-year, $50 million programme supporting local news PRAGUE, JULY 2 – The Canadian Press, the national news agency of Canada, chose Sourcefabric as its technology partner to develop the publishing platform powering the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI), a five-year, CAD $50 million fund to support local reporting in the country’s news deserts. The LJI project uses Sourcefabric’s Newshub, a client-facing web portal, to deliver…

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