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Is Bitcoin the new gold?

Could the famous new ‘currency’ replace the world’s most traded material? And is this a bubble ready to burst? Wiehann Olivier, Partner and Digital Assets Lead at Mazars in South Africa deliberates.

Yesterday

Reset. Reboot. Redefine Business 2021

C-suite executives are looking at different priorities when it comes to technology investment over the next year says Mark Walker, Associate Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa at IDC Middle East, Africa, and Turkey.

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Impact Investment and the growing shift toward meaningful finance in Africa

The shifting geopolitics introduced by Brexit, Trumpism and now also, Covid-19 is reconfiguring Africa’s place in the world - Allan Wood, Global Head of Business Development at Jersey Finance expounds on research.

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ACAMS’ 4th Anti-Financial Crime Conference – Africa to Host Leading Compliance Experts on Region’s Greatest Emerging Regulatory Risks
Speakers include representatives from ESAAMLG, UNODC, Basel Institute on Governance and FIU officials from six African nations
Cavli Wireless Starts Manufacturing of LPWAN, LTE, and 5G IoT Modules in India Based on GCT Semiconductor Chipsets
“Cavli's eSIM integrated LTE/LPWAN IoT modules will be the first-ever wireless communication solution to be designed & manufactured in India to power IoT applications in Smart Cities, Automotive, Energy & Utilities, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Agriculture sectors across the globe”
Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd. to Initiate Mass Production of HRDP®, a Special Glass Carrier for Next-Generation Semiconductor Packaging Devices
Beginning mass production and shipment for a multi-chip module manufacturer in January 2021
JEOL: Release of a New Cold Field Emission Cryo-Electron Microscope CRYO ARM™ 300 II (JEM-3300)
This new cryo-EM has been developed based on the concept of "Quick and easy to operate and get high-contrast and high-resolution images".
Nottinghamshire County Council Renews Support Agreement With Rimini Street for Its Mission-Critical SAP Applications
UK Local Authority continues reliance on Company’s ultra-responsive support to ensure the reliability of its SAP systems used to execute critical public services
LG CHEM TO SEEK INNOVATIVE IDEAS FOR SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES WORLDWIDE THROUGH 3rd GLOBAL INNOVATION CONTEST
LG Chem announced on 20th January that it will host the 3rd GIC for leading universities and research institutions worldwide.
Bureau Veritas Further Expands Cybersecurity Offer by Joining Forces With Secura
By taking a majority stake in cybersecurity specialist Secura, Bureau Veritas adds best-in-class expertise to its cybersecurity conformity assessment services
CYNORA Announces Availability of Industry’s First Device Test Kits for TADF Deep Green Emitters for Next-Generation OLED Displays
The development is an industry-first milestone for TADF technology, and validates CYNORA’s roadmap commitment.
Zynga Launches Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells in South Korea
Award-winning hit mobile game released on the Apple App Store and Google Play in South Korea
Kasada Acquires 1602 Keys Sub-Saharan African Hotel Portfolio From AccorInvest
Kasada Capital Management announced the first transaction made through the debut fund acquiring a portfolio of Sub-Saharan African Hotels from AccorInvest.
Rimini Street Appoints Three New Regional GMs of North America and New SVP of Global Operations
Expanded executive leadership team part of plan to accelerate growth and achieve $1B in annual revenue by 2026
ONE Tech Launches World’s First Edge AI that Embeds and Trains AI Models Directly on MCU’s
AI-driven solution allows users to train a machine learning model directly on billions of limited-compute power devices
Homeplus Co. Switches to Rimini Street Support for its Oracle Applications and Database Software
Korean grocery and outlet retailer transitions from self-support to third-party support for high-quality service, long-term cost reduction and ability to focus IT resources on infrastructure modernization
Africa’s Top 15 Best Companies to Work in 2021 Revealed
Findings from this year program show how well businesses across Africa have adapted to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gtmhub Closes Largest Series B in OKR Category History
Insight Partners Puts $30 million into High-Flying ScaleUp
Mavenir Cloudifies its Portfolio
Bringing Digital Transformation to Mobile Networks for a complete Cloud Centric approach on any cloud - Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud
iFit® Introduces Fitness Breakthrough: Personalized and Automatic Heart Rate Training with iFit ActivePulse™
iFit ActivePulse allows a member’s heart rate to automatically adjust the treadmill’s speed and incline to always stay in the optimal heart rate zone
NTT to Exhibit Online at CES 2021, the World’s Most Influential Tech Event
With “IOWN—Breakthrough Innovation for Human Well-being” as its theme, NTT will present the value and the progress of its efforts to realize the concept.
Milestone Technologies Acquires Covestic, LLC. a ServiceNow Elite Partner and IT Managed Services Provider
Covestic complements Milestone’s ability to drive Digital and IT transformation for its clients through deep expertise in ServiceNow and IT Managed Services
Teledyne Paradise Receives WGS Certification for Satcom Modems
Secure, highly configurable QFlex-400 and Q-Lite modems now WGS-certified
Teledyne e2v HiRel Unveils Two High Power GaN HEMTs to its 650 V Family
High voltage GaN HEMTs for hi-rel applications now available in lower current 15 A and 30 A versions
rf IDEAS Delivers WAVE ID® Secure Access Technology for LG Electronics
rf IDEAS announced a partnership to incorporate WAVE ID® OEM secure access technology into LG’s 24CN670 All-in-One Thin Client for Healthcare.
CSG Begins New Era of Growth Under Newly Appointed CEO Brian Shepherd
Shepherd, who since 2016 has been integral to the company’s strategic growth as executive vice president and group president, was selected to succeed Bret Griess in August last year.
Hytera PoC Solutions Enhance Safety and Protection for Private Security Industry
Hytera PoC solutions are designed to help the private security industry ensure the safety and security of buildings, valuables and people by patrolling, securing and monitoring premises, guarding cash or other valuables in transit, and protecting VIPs.
Black Eyed Peas Encourage Fans to #PlayApartTogether for the Holidays In Social Campaign With Zynga
Platinum Recording Pioneers Share Messages of Gratitude and Social Distancing For A Safe Holiday Season, as Part of Ongoing Games Industry Campaign
Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells Welcomes Winter Holidays with Christmas-themed Collection Event, New Magical Creature and Social Surprises Throughout December
Zayn Malik Shows Signature Style with Special Avatar and Message for Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells Fans
Mavenir’s End-to-End Solutions for Multi-Generation Mobile Networks, Ideal for African Continent
Deliver and deploy cloud native software for mobile network services in Africa both in urban and rural areas
The Republic of Congo Brazzaville Becomes the Africa Finance Corporation’s 28th Member State
The Congolese Government’s commitment to structural economic transformation and inclusive growth is fully aligned with AFC’s ecosystem and beneficiation investment strategy.
NTT: CEOs See Major Opportunities in Emerging Technologies to Tackle Social Challenges
WSJ Intelligence undertook a new international CEO survey for global technology and business solution provider NTT.