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Global IT spend to reach $3.5tn in 2017

The expected growth rate for worldwide IT spend will only be 2.7% in 2017, down from earlier projections of 3%, says Gartner.


Trump, tech tycoons talk overhaul of H-1B visas

Donald Trump's transition team is considering ways to revamp a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign workers to the US.


Samsung leader quizzed in corruption scandal

Jay Y Lee was questioned for over 22 hours by the South Korean special prosecutor on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal.


Amazon to add 100 000 jobs in hiring spree

The world's largest online retailer will grow its full-time US workforce by more than 50% in the next 18 months.


Xiaomi targets 2017 sales of $14.5bn

The Chinese company targets sales of over $14.47 billion after a year that saw it fall down the smartphone vendor rankings.


US appeals court revives Apple anti-trust lawsuit

Customers may now sue Apple over allegations it monopolised the iPhone app market by not allowing users to purchase them outside the App Store.


BlackNurse DDOS attack a new threat

Fortinet partner, Networks Unlimited, sells the FortiDDOS solution that protects organisations against this.


PwC Announces New Global Corporate Tax Services Team

Today, PwC announced an innovative agreement with GE to provide integrated, enterprise managed tax services to GE on a global basis.


Chatbots, blockchain to change business practice in 2017

Entrepreneurs should be on the lookout for the opportunities technological developments can bring to their business, says Sage.

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8 February 2018 | Vodacom World, Midrand
Can critical infrastructure be moved to the cloud?
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