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Monday 4 August, 2014 Kogan Agora 4G, the best value 4G Android smartphone in the world, was today launched in the UK for just £149 . Available exclusively from Kogan.com, the Kogan Agora 4G combines a top class feature set with solid build quality. The features and feel of this smartphone are normally found in models costing at least twice as much. Running on the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS, it sports a crisp 5” HD display, Lightning 4G LTE Connectivity, full day battery life, and a snappy Quad Core processor. All this in a beautiful package. The Kogan Agora 4G even beats the Moto G in every benchmark measure.* In a first, Kogan and BenQ have partnered to create the device, which will make the combined power of 4G and Quad Core available to more people than ever before. Ruslan Kogan, CEO and founder of Kogan.com, said the launch of such an affordable device gives ... (more)

New SMS Anywhere App Provides an Alternative to Expensive Mobile Services

Thursday 4 April, 2013 CS Networks’ app breaks new ground in third-party SMS services. LONDON — CS Networks, the provider of reliable, high-throughput SMS services, has unveiled its new app, SMS Anywhere. The app offers a number of groundbreaking features, including full inbox integration, free messaging between members and reduced rates for messages to nonmembers. With SMS Anywhere, users can reduce their mobile usage bills by sending and receiving text messages for discounted rates. “SMS Anywhere is a revolutionary new technology that is going to save a lot of people significant ti... (more)

Mahon Enterprises Ltd Supports Irish Governments Push for More Start Up Companies

Monday 3 June, 2013 Ireland’s government are pushing for more individuals to start businesses. Mahon Enterprises Ltd is in full support as they believe small businesses will make a huge contribution to the economy. Managing Director of Mahon Enterprises Ltd Tina Fletcher believes that start up companies in Ireland contribute more to the economy than medium or large organisations as they tend to trade with other local businesses. “Smaller companies may not pay as much money as large corporations in taxes; but small business often present more employment opportunities and are 65% mor... (more)

Endsleigh Insurance Saves £1.3m With Workforce Optimisation From Azzurri

Thursday 1 August, 2013 Azzurri installs Workforce Optimisation project based on the Avaya Workforce Management (WFM) platform Project lays the foundation for Endsleigh’s multi-channel contact centre ambitions Endsleigh Insurance, the UK-based insurance intermediary specialising in the student, education and graduate markets, has achieved £1.3m in operational savings at its contact centres as a result of a Workforce Optimisation project designed and implemented by Azzurri Communications. The significant savings, which were achieved without any impact on the contact centre’s headc... (more)

Falcon Social Secures €6 Million In Equity Finance

Monday 19 August, 2013 Munich-based venture capital firm Target Partners leads Series A round to drive international expansion SaaS social media management platform, Falcon Social, announced today that it has raised €6 million ($8m) of new equity finance. The round was led by Target Partners, with follow-on participation from existing investor NorthCap Partners. Falcon Social, based in Copenhagen, plans to use the capital to continue investment in its technology platform and to speed up its international sales & marketing expansion. This news follows a successful year in which the... (more)