3:40
5 hours ago

E-commerce, food delivery services bolster Naspers revenue

Naspers’s food delivery businesses nearly doubled revenue growth, while e-commerce revenue grew 69%, boosted by Tencent and Takealot Group.
2:40
6 hours ago

KaiOS to roll out its first open market device in SA

The digital device and services firm has partnered with retailer Cash Crusaders to make the 3G smart feature phone available.
2:10
10 hours ago

Warning of rise in clickjacking, mobile fraud in Africa

Cyber criminals together cost Africa US$ 4-billion annually says David Lotfi, Evina CEO.
3:30

Digital Council Africa readies fibre industry virtual conference

The Digital Council prepares to stage the first of its CONEXT series of events, kicking off with a pre-conference event on 23 November.
2:40

Support for tech talent a prerequisite for Africa to leverage internet economy

Google and the IFC have predicted the internet economy would contribute up to US$180bn to Africa’s economy by 2025 and US$712bn by 2050.
2:00

Kenya’s govt pushes ahead with contentious NIIMS roll out

Public have raised concern over data privacy and duplication of services.
3:10

Ericsson signs key deals to connect Sub-Saharan Africa

The company signs a series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, which it says highlights its growing footprint in the region.
2:30
Thursday

JUMO breaks the US$2.5bn disbursement mark in Africa and Asia

Company has plans to launch in Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria in the coming months.
Editor's choice

Black Friday 2020: trends, pitfalls, and opportunities for your business

Businesses that experience a sudden increase in online sales may struggle to scale their supply chains, storage capacity, or delivery services says Steve Briggs, Chief Commercial Officer at SEACOM.

16 Nov

Black November looking bullish

Thanks to consumer adoption of e-Commerce and new digital payments says Craig Duggan, Commercial Head at Transaction Junction.

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Cybersecurity tips for the festive season

Niel van Rooyen, Head: Information Security at Vox, offers perspective and insight into the issue.

Friday
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Hisense Sued for Infringement of AVC Essential Patents
According to the complaints, Hisense offers television products in Germany, which use patent protected AVC methods without licenses with the individual patent holders or a portfolio license that includes these patents offered by MPEG LA.
The 2nd World Science and Technology Development Forum – A Futuristic Step towards Global Trust, Collaboration, and Development in Science and Technology for the Well-Being of Mankind
The global collaboration in science and technology development is much needed in this current era.
Mavenir Appoints Vishant Vora as President of Global Operations and Managed Services
Vishant Vora will lead Mavenir’s global end-to-end business operations including network design, rollout and deployments, solutions and systems integration services, managed services and related strategic initiatives.
Walgreens Reinvents Nation’s Largest Health and Wellbeing-centered Loyalty Program with myWalgreens to Offer Customers Many More Benefits
One new benefit is the fastest, same-day retail pickup – in as little as 30 minutes
Luxembourg Teams up with ESA to Create a Unique “European Space Resources Innovation Centre” to be Established in the Grand Duchy
Luxembourg partners with the European Space Agency to create ESRIC.
Wipro’s Annual State of Cybersecurity Report Finds Increasing Adoption of AI in Cybersecurity to Tackle Advanced Adversaries
Nearly half (49%) of organizations plan to extend Cognitive and AI capabilities for security to detect and respond to attacks faster
Holiday Shopping Warning: Simple Typos Can Lead Consumers and Brands to Online Fraud, Counterfeit Goods, and Cyber Crime
CSC research also indicates lower than expected domain security amongst top shopping websites, putting brand owners at risk of DDoS attacks, DNS hijacking, and phishing
Voice Technology Company ArkX Laboratories Inks European Sales Agreement With Redtree Solutions
This announcement coincides with growing demand from Fortune 1000 companies, OEMs, and start-ups in the region who want to bring their voice-enabled smart products and devices to market.
Wipro and Cisco collaborate to deliver SD-WAN Transformation services to Olympus
Wipro announced that it will deliver managed Software-Defined Wide Area Network transformation services to Olympus leveraging Cisco technology.
Toshiba Appoints Rance M. Poehler as President & Chief Executive Officer for Retail Solutions Business
Experienced Technology Executive to Lead Retail Commerce Transformation at Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions
Wipro, SNP SE Enter Into a Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Enterprise Transformation for Customers Globally
Wipro and SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE announced a strategic partnership to help customers accelerate their enterprise transformation journey.
DXC Technology Names Ken Sharp Chief Financial Officer
Sharp was most recently vice president and chief financial officer for Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Defense Systems Sector.
Mary Kay Continues Its Support of Scientific Innovation and Instruction Through Educational Grants in Partnership With IMCAS Academy
Mary Kay provided an educational grant to the International Master Course on Aging Science Academy to fund their highly anticipated webinar on “Office Peels and Home Peels” available to the healthcare industry practitioners with the goal of continuing their education and improving practice.
Spotify Announces Strategic Acquisition of Podcast Technology Leader, Megaphone
Spotify Technology announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Megaphone, one of the world’s most innovative podcast advertising and publishing platforms.
Mavenir Announces Full 2G and 3G Support on Its 4G/5G Converged Cloud-Native OpenRAN and Packet Core
Only End to End Completely Cloud-native Solution for all Generations of Mobile Technologies
NuScale Power Announces an Additional 25 Percent Increase in NuScale Power Module™ Output; Additional Power Plant Solutions
Based on new analyses, the NuScale Power Module™ is able to increase its power output to 77 MWe
Starburst Announces Datanova, a Two-Day Virtual Conference with Keynote by Bill Nye
On February 9-10, 2021, Starburst will bring together data professionals to share best practices in data science, analytics, data engineering and more
Farfetch, Alibaba Group and Richemont Form Global Partnership to Accelerate the Digitization of the Luxury Industry
Farfetch, Alibaba Group and Richemont announced a global strategic partnership to provide luxury brands with enhanced access to the China market as well as accelerate the digitization of the global luxury industry.
Rimini Street Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Rimini Street announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.
Zynga Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Zynga released financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2020 by posting management’s Q3 2020 Quarterly Earnings Letter to its Investor Relations website.
Board Named #1 Sales Performance Management Software Vendor by Dresner Advisory Services
The position is the result of high scores across five key SPM capabilities
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