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4:40

Huawei readies SA launch of devices with Google alternative

The Chinese multinational telco will, in March, debut South African phones integrated with its new native Huawei Mobile Services.

4:50
Friday

Lonely-hearts are criminals’ biggest target on Valentine’s Day

Romance scams rank number one for total reported financial losses across the globe, with popular dating apps often used as bait.

3:10

Free global WiFi to revolutionise Internet access in Africa

As companies race to launch free worldwide WiFi, these projects are expected to solve global Internet access challenges, says trends analyst Dion Chang.

2:50

Google Anthos gains traction across the globe

Global enterprises report gains from using the multi-cloud application management platform, says Google Cloud’s Jonathan Frankel.

3:40

Firms that understand true data value surpass peers

The companies best positioned to outperform are those that successfully balance data trust, value and transparency, says IBM.

3:00
Wednesday

HeroTel splashes R600m on acquisitions, eyes more

The local telco has to date spent millions acquiring over 40 local businesses, as part of its growth strategy, and seeks more this year.

3:00

SA firms show deep hunger for advanced cloud services

Local companies are eager for advanced technologies, but innovation-lagging IT departments set them up for failure, says Dimension Data’s Grant Morgan.

6:40
10 Feb

Coronavirus to delay tech production lines

The tech industry will take a severe knock from the coronavirus outbreak, resulting in postponed product launches and behind schedule production.

5:30

Smart feature phones to break Africa’s connectivity barrier

Affordable smart feature phones with Internet access and durability are expected to gain traction in Africa in 2020.

2:10

Renault Trucks, Carlsberg ink electric trucks deal

The agreement is part of the car manufacturer’s strategy to tackle global carbon emissions as stipulated by the European Union.

5:40

2020 could mark final death of once-iconic BlackBerry

Chances of another revival of BlackBerry are almost zero, after its manufacturer TCL Communication announced it will stop selling the mobile phone brand.

3:50

Data science students innovate while learning

The Department of Science and Innovation-backed data science initiative sees 2020’s first cohort of 65 students complete the programme.

Sibahle Malinga
ITWeb senior news journalist.

Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb senior news journalist.

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