Number portability regulations to turbo-charge telecoms sector
ISVs in SA
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Microsoft to buy gaming firm Activision Blizzard for $68.7bn
When the transaction closes, Microsoft will become the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent and Sony.
Fibre operator DFA to retrench employees
Dark Fibre Africa will consult with the affected staff on a range of restructuring options that are expected to be concluded by the end of March.
Vodacom shareholders vote in favour Vodafone Egypt bid
Vodafone, which holds a 60.5% stake in Vodacom Group, was precluded from voting on the approval of the transaction at the general meeting.
Altron People Solutions acquisition to create SA jobs
Dubai-headquartered iSON Xperiences witnesses growth in SA since acquiring business process outsourcing firm Altron People Solutions.
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Matric results to go public, High Court judge rules
The Pretoria High Court rules the 2021 matric results must be published on all media platforms, reversing the education department’s earlier decision.
National digital skills initiative targets grade 12 graduates
Participants will be provided with fourth industrial revolution skills and assisted in forming tech co-operatives in the communities in which they live.
Police kill suspected cell tower battery thief in gun fight
Police officers from Amangwe and Estcourt act on information about four suspects tampering with cellphone tower batteries with the intention to steal.
Online matric system for varsity placements readies to open
The higher education and training department’s Central Applications Clearing House online system will be available from 22 January.
Oracle to buy Cerner for $28.3bn
Cerner is a provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems.
Digital transformation by degrees
Property managers Liberty Two Degrees recognise the value of technology and are keenly focused on using digital transformation to benefit both tenants and end-customers.
Cloudy, with a chance of malice
Cloud adoption has increased in the past couple of years, fuelled by work-from-home, but so too has growth in cybercrime. What to do about protecting everything the cloud touches?