Open Source

HarmonyOS is not Android replacement, says Huawei

The company emphasises it is still committed to Google, and its new operating system is not an alternative to Android.


Partners can accelerate Azure business with Westcon-Comstor

The Westcon-Comstor Azure Virtual Vault helps resellers accelerate business opportunities with a gamified system.

14 Aug

Huawei announces rival open source foundation

The Chinese giant is to launch a new open source foundation to potentially rival GitHub.


Global spend on blockchain solutions balloons

International spend on blockchain solutions is expected to reach R41 billion by the end of the year, driven by banks, says IDC.

13 Aug

Uptick in South African women chasing crypto-currency

Most South African exchanges say more women are now dabbling in crypto than in previous years.

12 Aug

Huawei’s HarmonyOS could cause market discord

The new Harmony operating system is an alternative to Google’s Android, as Huawei attempts to safe-guard its business against US backlash.


Most Web browser extensions remain on the shelf

There are thousands of Web browser extensions, yet only a handful are downloaded and installed by users.

7 Aug

What IBM’s Red Hat acquisition means for SA

The $34 billion deal is expected to bring strong penetration of open source multi-cloud offerings to local organisations and third-party providers, say analysts.


Broadcom presents BlazeMeter Continuous Testing Platform

The platform harnesses the power of multi-cloud, open source, AI-enabling organisations to achieve agility at enterprise scale. [Local rep: CA Southern Africa]


AB InBev empowers African farmers with blockchain

The company’s partnership with BanQu helps smallholder farmers to track produce and sales through blockchain technology.


Apple deepens its open source credentials

Long regarded as an open source community shirker, Apple has has boosted its OS credentials by joining the Data Transfer Project.