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Yesterday

Adapt IT predicts earnings growth

The JSE-listed group expects interim headline earnings per share to be between 20% and 25% higher than a year ago.

Apple to pay $38bn in foreign cash taxes

Yesterday

As it outlines its one-time tax payments, Apple says it plans to open a new campus as part of a five-year, $30 billion investment plan in the US.

Cyber security start-ups fall on harder times

Only a handful of cyber security start-ups have successfully sold themselves or floated in the stock market in recent years.

Avaya trades again after bankruptcy

Yesterday

The enterprise telecommunications provider returned to the NYSE yesterday, the first time it has been public in more than a decade.

Global IT spending to reach $3.7tn in 2018

Wednesday

Businesses will continue to invest in IT as they anticipate revenue growth, but their spending patterns will shift.

Veeam acquires N2WS for $42.5m

The backup and disaster recovery firm kicks off 2018 with its first major acquisition in line with accelerating its cloud business.

Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, falls 7%

Wednesday

The crypto-currency extends its sharp tumble, skidding over 7% this morning in a rapid downturn in fortunes.

Local businesses lag on cyber insurance

South African view cyber incidents as a top threat, but are failing to implement feasible cyber insurance, says a report.

Crypto-currency miners found in pirated software

Although mining software is not considered strictly malicious, it degrades the device's system performance, says Kaspersky Lab.

Fear of missing out on Bitcoin grips SA

Tuesday

South Africans are selling off valuable assets like cars in order to invest in the crypto-currency.

4Sight Holdings acquires Foursight SA for R85.6m

The recently listed group says the purchase is in line with its acquisitive and organic growth strategy of acquiring Industry4.0 companies.

Samsung aims to double African revenue share

South Korea's Samsung Electronics plans to double the annual revenue contribution from its African markets to 20% in the next five years.

Any rule on Bitcoin must be global

Tuesday

Effective regulation of virtual currencies would only be achievable through the greatest possible international cooperation, says Germany's central bank.