Alphabet joins trillionaire club

The company reaches the $1 trillion market valuation milestone, joining Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.


Companies shop up a storm during festive season

With a number of acquisitions, proposed acquisitions and mergers taking place, ’twas the season to fill your trolley.

13 Jan

2020: What lies ahead for ICT policy and regulation?

Dr Charley Lewis shortlists some of the key developments that are lying in wait down the 2020 road.

7 Jan

Data prices: Will 'saner heads' prevail?

The operators may choose to litigate the findings of the Competition Commission. Hopefully, saner heads will prevail beyond the cries of indignation, writes Dr Charley Lewis.

Dec 11, 2019

Review of 2019: ICT industry alive and kicking

2019 has seen the emergence of numerous start-ups, IPOs and heavy private equity activity.

Dec 9, 2019

Viagogo agrees to buy StubHub

The ticket marketplace for live sport, music and entertainment events has agreed to purchase eBay’s StubHub for $4.05 billion.

Dec 2, 2019

Xerox threatens to get hostile

This follows HP’s rejection of a $33.5 billion takeover offer from Xerox, saying it is too low.

Nov 25, 2019

2019 trends in review: How SA got its purpose back

From key moments to benchmarks of progress, here’s how the tech game-changers of 2019 took place.

Nov 20, 2019

Large-scale probe turns attention to Android

Attorneys-general investigating advertising practices at Alphabet's Google plan to expand their anti-trust probe into its flagship Android business.

Nov 18, 2019

Is Telkom too hooked on mobile?

Telkom has never offered to replace my ADSL with fibre. Does it even want the business?

Nov 15, 2019

Xerox makes play for HP

The company bids to buy HP, with sources suggesting a price tag of £33 billion, about 20% above HP’s current market capitalisation.

Nov 11, 2019

ICASA sets off down the spectrum road

Despite some weaknesses and problem areas, the ICASA roadmap marks a crucial first step in getting spectrum rubber out on the ICT road.

Nov 7, 2019

Driving the fintech and regulation success story

Even well-funded fintech firms sometimes fall prey to myopic thinking around regulation.

Nov 6, 2019