IT personality, visionary CIOs of 2020 revealed
Livestock Wealth’s Ntuthuko Shezi, Assupol’s Nomthi Nelwamondo and Wits’ Stanley Mpofu scooped the top accolades at the 2020 IITPSA President's awards.
Positive vibes in SA crypto space as Coinbase makes Nasdaq debut
Local crypto players are excited about the landmark listing of the US’s biggest exchange and believe the move will spur regulation of the burgeoning industry.
Crypto firm Revix raises R58m, looks to create jobs in SA
The local crypto-currency investment platform raises millions in off-shore funding, and is looking to create employment in the country.
Crypto exchange Luno facilitates record R121bn transactions
The home-grown crypto exchange has achieved 300% year-on-year growth compared to January 2020, and recorded $8.3 billion in transactions worldwide.
How SA’s average 1GB mobile data price compares with the world
The country still ranks among the bottom half of countries with the world’s most expensive mobile data prices, according to a new report.
Herotel positions to become national fibre player
Although the operator has announced compelling fibre prices, analysts say its footprint remains small, fragmented and mainly outside the main urban centres of the country.
Blow to MTN staffers accusing execs of swindling them of millions
The High Court removes the case in which the employees were accusing the company’s senior execs of swindling millions of empowerment shares.
US targets Chinese supercomputing firms with sanctions
These entities are involved with building supercomputers used by China’s military actors, says the US Department of Commerce.
Canada’s Volaris scuppers Huge Group’s bid for Adapt IT
Canadian software group Volaris makes a cash offer to acquire the JSE-listed specialised software services provider.
Naspers unit Prosus to sell 2% Tencent stake
The company intends to use the proceeds of the sale to increase its financial flexibility to invest in growth, plus for general corporate purposes.
Oracle insists Eskom must cough up in contract tiff
The power utility puts contingency measures in place to ensure minimal power disruptions amid a nasty contractual dispute with the enterprise software giant.