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After court defeat, Oracle maintains Google ‘stole’ Java

The Supreme Court rules Google did not commit copyright infringement against Oracle when it copied snippets of Java to build its Android OS.
25 Mar

Monthly mobile money remittances breach $1bn mark

For the first time, more than $1 billion was sent and received in the form of remittances globally every month via mobile money, says the GSM Association.
23 Mar

Crypto exchange iCE3X probes Bitcoin, Litecoin discrepancies

The company suspends Bitcoin and Litecoin withdrawals with immediate effect, pending the outcome of a full investigation and reconciliation.
Feb 9, 2021

Luno says funds are safe in Nigeria after crypto crackdown

SA’s biggest crypto exchange and other crypto-currency firms halt deposits in naira after the Nigerian government cracks the whip on crypto-currency players.
Jan 19, 2021

Eswatini becomes Africa’s first to join Trump’s ‘Clean Network’

The US and the kingdom commit to safeguarding each country’s national security by excluding high-risk digital equipment suppliers.

Board shake-up at MTN

The mobile operator names Nosipho Molope and Noluthando Gosa as non-executive directors of the group, effective 1 April 2021.

Nigeria suspends sale, registration, activation of new SIM cards

The move is expected to impact SA’s MTN, which is the leading mobile network operator in the west African country.
Nov 4, 2020

Ex-Luno developer launches SA-based Bitcoin exchange

Leon Kowalski, a former software developer at Luno, is establishing his own Bitcoin trading platform called Cape Crypto.
Oct 16, 2020

MTN, Vodacom brands are the most powerful in Africa

MTN is Africa’s most valuable brand, with a value of $3.3 billion, while Vodacom is the continent’s strongest, with a score of 89.5 out of 100, says Brand Finance.

IBM to split into two companies next year

The company will separate the Managed Infrastructure Services unit of its Global Technology Services division into a new public company – NewCo.
Sep 9, 2020

New York-based Digital Currency Group snaps up Luno

The SA-founded crypto exchange has been acquired by Digital Currency Group, a global enterprise that builds, buys, and invests in blockchain companies.

COVID-19 drives African states into cashless societies

Cash may have traditionally been king, but the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a faster pace of mobile money adoption across the continent.