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SA data centres must pull the plug on non-renewable energy

Local data centre companies are increasingly shifting their focus to renewable energy, to improve overall efficiency and lower operational costs.


More locals take to Cisco Webex for remote working

The networking giant sees a 30% to 40% increase in the use of its video-conferencing solution locally, as more firms opt for remote working policies.


Five technopreneurs selected for AYO Scaling Africa Series

Five qualifying tech businesses make it to the next round of the AYO Scaling Africa Series, with a R100 000 cash prize for the overall winner.


UCT ventures into secondary schooling market with e-school

The University of Cape Town says it’s the first African university to expand into the secondary schooling market, through its new online school.


Insurers won’t pay for looted, damaged ICT infrastructure

Local insurance companies will not directly pay out for ICT infrastructure destroyed during the unrest; however, they are liaising with state-owned insurer SASRIA.


Post-looting clean-up movements intensify on social media

Clean-up and rebuilding campaigns gain momentum on social media, as more patriotic South Africans and brands offer their services free of charge.


Digify Africa, Facebook offer free digital skills via WhatsApp

Skills development initiative Digify Africa collaborates with Facebook to offer a WhatsApp learning platform to provide African youth with digital skills.


Oppo plans 6G network, establishes research team

The Chinese multinational telco’s research institute releases a 6G white paper, which it says will assist in the formation of the world's 6G standards.


Patriotic South Africans take to social media to rebuild after looting

South Africans turn to social media platforms to establish community groups in efforts to help clean-up the looting destruction, contain the violence and rebuild the country.


Huge online shopping backlog as looting disrupts delivery

Online shopping retailers warn of fulfilment delivery delays, as the looting onslaught and violence lead to major supply chain disruption across South Africa.


TikTok bans promotion of crypto, forex trading products

The video-sharing social media network prohibits promotion of crypto-currency and forex trading products, as part of a list of newly-banned content.


Regulator warns against distribution of jailed Zuma images

SA's information watchdog issues a stern warning to those who unlawfully accessed and distributed images of the incarcerated former president.

Sibahle Malinga
ITWeb senior news journalist.

Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb senior news journalist.