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Viewpoint: Digital disruption: Is formal education obsolete?

The impact of digital disruption in education has some industry observers commenting that formal education should no longer be an employment prerequisite, says SYSPRO Academy's Deirdre Fryer.


Revenue decline ahead for telcos in 2017

Spectrum and regulatory battles will dominate telecoms this year, alongside the positive rollouts of the Internet of things and fibre.


Cape Town considers renewables to produce own power

The City of Cape Town seeks to generate its own power using renewable energy as the main source of electricity generation.


Vuwani learners receive educational resources

The Department of Communications, and the MTN and SABC foundations partner to help learners in Vuwani, Limpopo.


South Korea prosecutor seeks arrest of Samsung chief

The country's special prosecutor seeks a warrant to arrest Jay Y Lee, head of Samsung Group, accusing him of paying multimillion-dollar bribes.


Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel

Run by Oracle's research and development team, the programme provides six months of mentoring from technical and business experts.


Facebook heads off tougher regulation in Germany

The social media network pledges to combat fake news as COO Sheryl Sandberg meets with officials in Berlin.


Baidu names former Microsoft exec as COO

Qi Lu will help develop artificial intelligence as a key strategic focus for Baidu over the next decade.


China's Baidu opens augmented reality lab

The company unveils an augmented reality lab in Beijing as part of a $200 million effort to revitalise its profits.


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