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Job search engine Adzuna secures R133m funding

The money raised from Smedvig Capital will be used for further international expansion and to revamp its platform.

Uber Eats develops local flavour with orderTalk buy


Uber's food delivery business acquires the South African-founded restaurant technology provider for an undisclosed sum.

Macron tells global tech CEOs: 'There is no free lunch'

French president Emmanuel Macron tells executives from global technology giants that he believes in innovation but wants them to contribute more to society.

Google pledges $6m to start-ups in Africa


The tech giant hosts a competition for African tech-based NGOs to apply for up to $6 million in funding through the Google Impact Challenge.

Local blockchain initiative gets Silicon Valley backing

Riccardo `Fluffypony' Spagni announces a new open source blockchain protocol, Tari, being built to manage digital assets.

Local start-up in deal to accept Bitcoin Cash at till points

18 May

Centbee partners with nChain to enable retailers to accept Bitcoin Cash at points of sale.

AWS, GirlCode seek female-headed SMEs

18 May

Amazon Web Services partners with the local social enterprise to empower 30 local SMEs, and provide them with free cloud computing training.

SwiftVee a winner of MEST start-up challenge

The incubator is one of four regional winners of the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology Africa contest.

Black lobby group threatens to derail ICASA hearings

15 May

The Progressive Blacks in ICT claims the regulator snubbed it when it excluded it from making presentations at this week's hearings.

Local IOT start-up raises R13m funding

Sensor Networks has secured series B funding from 4Di Capital, Sanari Capital and The Asisa ESD Fund.

Insurance sector readies for game-changing insurtech

11 May

Insurance technology start-ups are gradually moving from major threats to potential industry partners, says Dominique Collett, head of AlphaCode.

Brett Dawson invests in six start-ups

The former Dimension Data CEO sets up an incubation platform in an effort to nurture fourth industrial revolution start-ups.

Silicon Cape, Hamburg@work to seal collaboration deal

The move is part of a bigger global strategy for the Cape-based initiative.