Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has partnered with Microsoft to accelerate the group's digital transformation as part of a multibillion-pound tech investment pledge announced two years ago.
The strategic partnership will see the tech giant develop a "modern digital workplace" for the group, which has committed to investing £3 billion in technology to bring its offerings up to speed with agile challenger banks like Monzo and Revolut.
Under the partnership, LBG will get the full force of Microsoft Managed Desktop: Office 365 productivity tools, Microsoft-managed security and feature updates, and a cloud-based "advanced device solution" to support the group's currency management.
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Technology convention CES is a “huge opportunity” for British businesses to showcase themselves to the world, the UK’s International Trade Minister has said. Graham Stuart is leading an official delegation of 67 companies representing the UK at the Las Vegas tech show, which opens on Tuesday. The four-day event attracts more than 150,000 visitors and is one of the biggest events in the industry calendar.
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Nearly half of students would like to be given access to a voice-activated assistant to help with their studies, new research suggests.
The technology – now common in many smartphones and smart home speakers – is seen as a vital resource among those studying, with 70 percent of those asked claiming they would not be able to cope without an internet connection.
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Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks, you will have noticed that the UK election race is heating up.
With the Conservative Party unveiling its (relatively anaemic) manifesto over the weekend, all three of the UK's major political parties have released their policy pledges and priorities should they be victorious on December 12.
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New imaging technology has been developed to help picture how tumours form. Early diagnosis and treatment of patients with cancer could be helped by the tool which researchers at the University of Edinburgh use to detect the key cells involved. The new type of chemical probe can also help scientists track the progress of a tumour and how immune cells can have a positive or negative influence.
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Businesses in the UK need to move beyond tinkering with AI and get on with seriously harnessing the technology at scale to compete on the global stage, a report by Microsoft has said.
The tech giant has found that organisations already using AI at scale are performing better than those which are not, by making them more productive, showing higher profitability and producing better business outcomes.
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