Global coalition revises benchmark for internet affordability
The Alliance for Affordable Internet urges governments to ensure the cost of 5GB broadband is no more than 2% of the average monthly income by 2026.
ADvTECH turns to tech to fight discrimination in its schools
The app allows users to report any biases, including bullying, racism, sexual harassment, mental health issues and safety concerns.
Optimi College buys e-learning academy to offer tech skills
The education solutions provider acquires Cape Town-based IT Academy, to expand its IT course offerings amid the increasing demand for tech talent.
Cape Town invites SMEs to join workforce network
Cape Town’s alderman James Vos calls on the city’s companies to join its Jobs Connect online work placement platform, to find appropriate talent and boost business.
Salesforce concludes $27.7bn Slack acquisition
US-based customer relationship management solutions giant Salesforce completes the purchase of Slack Technologies.
Nomination call for four ICASA councillors
The Portfolio Committee on Communications invites nominations for suitably qualified candidates to join the Independent Communications Authority of SA council.
TeamViewer, FileWave partner
The partnership will enable FileWave customer administrators to remotely steer hardware and better support their organisations.
ITWeb surveys the changing VPN landscape
The aim of the survey, now live on ITWeb, is to examine the current status of VPN/SD-WAN adoption at South African organisations.
Naspers pumps R34m into digital insurance platform Ctrl
The company makes its first investment in the local insurtech sector as part of its R1.4 billion commitment to grow early-stage tech companies through Naspers Foundry.
World’s richest man successfully completes space excursion
Jeff Bezos and his brother Mark successfully completed their space trip yesterday, landing safely back on earth after 10 minutes.
New online platform set to ‘Uber-ise’ service delivery
Cape Town and Johannesburg residents can use the My Smart City mobile and web-based platform to track and manage some of their service delivery issues.