Sibahle Malinga

Further hike in tech prices forecast as chip shortage lingers

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger says chip supply shortages could take a couple of years to address, evoking fears of a further increase in tech prices.
May 14, 2021

New ride-hailing player debuts in SA amid fierce competition

Home-grown ride-hailing company NextNow takes on rivals, promising the most competitive prices amid intense competition in the market.
Mar 29, 2021

Huawei Internet services unit grows as more firms adopt cloud

The Chinese multinational telecoms giant witnessed significant growth in its Internet services business, servicing more than 2 300 customers in the past year.
Mar 9, 2021

Google, Microsoft invest millions to empower African women

In light of International Women's Day, the tech giants establish initiatives to help create pathways to prosperity for women and girls across Africa.
Feb 2, 2021

Teraco gets R2.5bn loan funding for data centre construction

The data centre solutions provider signs a multibillion-rand loan funding deal, which it says will play a crucial role in data centre construction and job-creation.
Jan 27, 2021

Local firms fall victim as millions of IP addresses stolen

South African companies Sasol, Anglo American and Nedbank may have been compromised in the theft of over 4.1 million IP addresses in Africa.
Jan 26, 2021

Global app downloads breached 200bn in 2020

2020 saw a record number of downloaded mobile apps globally, with demand expected to accelerate in 2021, says the App Annie State of Mobile report.
Jan 25, 2021

Africa’s disclosed VC investments reached US$2.4bn in 2020

Despite COVID-19 disruptions, investor interest in African start-ups remained strong, with fintech retaining the lion's share of total funding, says Briter Bridges.

AWS partners BlackBerry on connected vehicle technology

The firms join forces to develop BlackBerry IVY, an intelligent vehicle data platform to help vehicle manufacturers create personalised driver experiences.

IITPSA president elected chairman of Africa ICT Alliance

Thabo Mashegoane, president of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa, takes the helm at the Africa ICT Alliance.
Nov 23, 2020

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.
Nov 18, 2020

Naspers injects R45m funding into The Student Hub

Naspers reaffirms its commitment to helping increase growth in SA’s tech sector, with a multimillion-rand investment in the online learning platform.