HPE appoints acting MD as President Ntuli gets promoted
Omicron exacerbates component supply chain constraints
The spreading Omicron variant leads to further delays, or cancellation of the rollout of IT projects, with firms forced to pay exorbitant prices for tech infrastructure.
Silicon Valley accelerator scouts for SA entrepreneurs
The US-based accelerator looks for local start-ups that leverage tech to build sustainable solutions and have potential to scale globally.
Telcos entice with smartphone payment terms
Customers can purchase a smartphone by paying a 10% deposit of the device’s selling price and then pay it off in monthly instalments.
Digital marketing tactics every entrepreneur can master today
Research conducted by Heavy Chef and xneelo shows that 46% of e-commerce entrepreneurs rate their marketing and sales skills as poor to average.
South African-led Mimecast in $5.8bn acquisition deal
Under the terms of the agreement, Permira will acquire all outstanding ordinary shares of Mimecast for $80 per share in an all-cash transaction.
Samsung Electronics appoints two CEOs in major reshuffle
The electronics giant names two new CEOs to replace its three co-CEOs, as it moves to merge its mobile and consumer electronics divisions.
Many crypto firsts achieved in 2021, say SA-based exchanges
Among the highlights for 2021, the exchanges say this year, cryptos became a multi-trillion-dollar asset as institutional investors increasingly embraced them.
Tencent, CDC acquire R1.1bn stake in TymeBank
The capital raised will fund and grow TymeBank in SA and also fund GOTyme in the Philippines, where it has secured a digital bank licence.
Applying digital risk protection to the physical security world
The ZeroFox Physical Security Intelligence service provides real-time intelligence on events that threaten the public safety of people and worksites.
Fostering customer loyalty this holiday season
Sixty-one percent of consumers globally are joining loyalty programmes to get discounts for their holiday shopping.
MTN’s aYo insurance unit goes Alfresco
Hyland’s Alfresco Process Automation platform helps MTN subsidiary aYo boost financial inclusion in Africa, allowing clients to sign up, transact and claim via cellphone.