Perspectives on spectrum: From auctions to COVID-19

With more urgent, immediate pandemic priorities on the table, ICASA is yet to finalise its plans to auction spectrum and license the WOAN.

Mar 24, 2020

MTN Uganda receives 10-year operating licence

MTN Uganda agrees to pay $100 million for the renewal of its operating licence that expired in October 2018.

Mar 23, 2020

Don’t panic: The upsides of COVID-19

In this perilous time, there are still positives, among them social media and digital connectivity helping control panic and misinformation, and a renewed awareness of the value of community.

Mar 20, 2020

IBM books Airbnb stay in court

IBM takes Airbnb to court, claiming the illegal use of patents, the latest in a string of suits against online companies involving historic and arguably broad innovations.

Mar 16, 2020

HP formally rejects Xerox's latest offer

Xerox takes its $35 billion bid for HP to the company’s shareholders, with a formal tender offer and a rebuttal to HP’s account of why they couldn’t negotiate a deal.

Mar 9, 2020

Intuit on the hunt for good karma

The company agrees to buy personal finance site Credit Karma in a deal valued at $7.1 billion.

Mar 2, 2020

Dell to sell RSA

The company will sell its cyber security unit for $2.08 billion to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and AlpInvest Partners.

Feb 24, 2020

Xerox ups the ante

The company has raised its offer for HP to $35 billion.

Feb 17, 2020

Are we making technology too easy?

The Iowa Caucus app debacle reveals there is little real technology literacy, just technology functionality.

Feb 12, 2020

Mike Lynch loses his autonomy

The Autonomy founder, who is fighting US fraud charges, was arrested in London as authorities pushed forward with his extradition.

Feb 10, 2020

IBM names head honcho

Arvind Krishna takes over from Ginni Rometty as CEO of IBM. Rometty has retired, but will stay on as chairman of the company.

Feb 3, 2020

Admiring Apple

The company tops Fortune magazine’s 2020 Most Admired Companies list.

Jan 27, 2020

Alphabet joins trillionaire club

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

Jan 20, 2020