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2 hours ago

So darn tired. Of Zoom, of digital, of tech and video

A recent peer-reviewed article in Technology, Mind and Behaviour found that videoconferencing activities are exhausting because they’re intense, immobile and mentally demanding.
4:30

When data backup goes wrong

It is imperative to perform readiness checks before backups run, have active monitoring in place during backups, and post-backup reviews says Hemant Harie, MD at Gabsten Technologies.
3:00
Yesterday

Cape Town leads in FDI ranking for Africa

Start-ups in Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and South Africa raised a total of US$625-million last year, according to HAVAÍC.
4:50

Vodacom rakes in R24.8bn revenue in Q1

The company reports strong results in the first quarter, which also saw the awarding of a telecoms licence in Ethiopia and interest in its VodaPay ecosystem.
2:20

Ecobank, Microsoft to support Africa’s COVID-19 stricken SMEs

Companies, together with LinkedIn and GitHub, to launch digital-focused training initiative.
2:30

Ethiopia quick to integrate mobile money and banking platforms

Digital payments now flourishing under the auspices of mobile money connectivity to finance institutions.
1:30
Thursday

Salesforce concludes $27.7bn Slack acquisition

US-based customer relationship management solutions giant Salesforce completes the purchase of Slack Technologies.
1:50
Thursday

Camtel contracts MTN GlobalConnect to commercialise wholesale internet abroad

Agreement relates to an MoU signed in April 2021 between Camtel and MTN Group’s Cameroonian subsidiary.
2:30

Epicor Survey finds supply chain digital acceleration is critical to fruitful post-pandemic economy

As tech early adopters, midsize organisations predict growth and job creation will follow as 94% of respondents plan cloud adoption in 2021.
5:10

No ‘new normal’ for SA’s digitally transforming businesses

Research shows COVID-19 slowed efforts to digitalise organisations.
2:10
Wednesday

European Union sets up fund for African innovations

African researchers and innovators to tap into multibillion-rand funding programme, after the European Union unveils a fund dedicated to their innovations.