African CEOs plan to reduce headcount in automation push
The business leaders look to decrease their organisations’ headcount within the next 12 months amid increased investments in digital transformation initiatives, says PwC.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.