EXCLUSIVE: DiData to ‘imminently’ launch data centres in SA
The systems integrator, in partnership with its parent company NTT, is set to open data centres in Johannesburg.
Contact tracing apps uptake tipped to grow beyond COVID
The market for these applications is expected to benefit in the short-term, with governments around the world investing in their own mobile apps.
TikTok picks Oracle to provide ‘secure’ cloud tech
As a part of this agreement, the video-sharing app will run on the Oracle Cloud and Oracle will become a minority investor in TikTok Global.
IBM drives diversity, inclusion in quantum computing
The company announces its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for historically black colleges and universities.
MTN Eswatini cuts data prices as kingdom adopts MoMo
The mobile operator has reduced postpaid data bundles by 70%, while its prepaid package has been reduced by 32%.
Competition watchdog moves to redress SA’s ‘digital deficits’
The need for digital economy regulation is now all the more urgent, as COVID-19 moves more services online, says the Competition Commission.
TikTok snubs Microsoft deal amid growing interest from Oracle
ByteDance, the video-sharing app’s parent, has told the software giant that it will not be selling TikTok’s US operations to Microsoft.
Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court
The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.