New executive appointments, new priorities
Last month saw the appointments of new CEOs and MDs at ICASA, Kyocera Document Solutions, Lenovo, SAS and SITA (acting).
Zendesk inks $10.2bn deal
The company enters into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by Permira and Hellman & Friedman.
Top SA data scientists make their mark
Kimberly Taylor, Amira Abbas, Dr Mark Nasila and Dr Benjamin Rosman are solving critical challenges in society and achieving global recognition.
Broadcom snaps up VMware in $61bn deal
The semiconductor manufacturer will pay $61 billion for VMware. Following the closing of the transaction, the Broadcom Software Group will rebrand as VMware.
Pandemics and wars: There’s an app for that
The latest threats to humankind inspired people with innovative thinking and resilient mindsets to come up with clever technology fixes.
Tech industry aflutter as Elon Musk bags Twitter
The SA-born Elon Musk, who is the richest man in the world and CEO of Tesla, struck a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion.
Proposed EU Digital Markets Act finalised
EU lawmakers finalise the structure of the Digital Markets Act, which threatens the power of the big tech firms.
Nvidia abandons Arm acquisition
The company’s plan to acquire British chip designer Arm for $40 billion has been abandoned due to difficulty in getting regulatory approval.
Snow forecast for Microsoft
The company is set to buy Call of Duty video game maker Activision Blizzard for $68 billion.
Renewed ambition for Google in enterprise cloud market
Based on its partner network investment, skills demand, new strategy and growing overall market, Google Cloud is still a viable competitor in the enterprise cloud market.
Oracle to buy Cerner for $28.3bn
Cerner is a provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems.
Could you fall in love with an AI?
What kind of world are we creating where an AI learns to fit our companionship requirements?