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2:10

MultiChoice invests R26m in bursary programme

The pay-TV operator is offering 236 students from local institutions an opportunity to benefit from its 2021 MultiChoice bursary programme.

1:50
Dec 15, 2020

DStv adds Amazon Prime Video

Prime Video joins a list of streaming services and apps available on the Explora Ultra, including Showmax, Box Office, Netflix and Joox.

11:20
Dec 15, 2020

2020 in review

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the technology industry continued to thrive, with worldwide growth of 4% predicted for 2021.

3:30

Datacentrix Forum focuses on the essence of digital transformation

The interactive virtual forum was held with technology partner Dell Technologies and hosted by Aki Anastasiou.

2:40

Start-up LetMeIn.to secures R2.2m funding

The local firm raises R2.2 million in funding from an impact investor to scale up and expand its visitor and access management platform.

11:30
Nov 30, 2020

China suspends Ant Group listing

Ant Group’s planned $37 billion initial public offering in China and Hong Kong was suspended with just days to go.

5:30
Nov 13, 2020

Public outcry over proposed TV licences for Netflix, Showmax

Government’s draft policy on the licensing of video-on-demand content services viewable on smart devices is met with much resistance from the public.

3:20
Nov 13, 2020

MultiChoice picks up R1.3bn stake in Nigeria's BetKing

The company acquires a 20% stake in the Nigerian online sports betting company, with the potential for a further R500 million investment.

3:00
Nov 12, 2020

DStv partners Netflix with Explora Ultra decoder launch

The Netflix app will be integrated into the new Explora Ultra to allow DStv customers the option to sign up or sign into their Netflix account.

9:50
Nov 2, 2020

IBM to split itself in two

The company will list its IT infrastructure services unit as a separate company with a new name, by the end of 2021.

2:00
Oct 30, 2020

Naspers's Prosus eyes $5bn share buyback plan

In total, up to $5 billion in shares in Naspers and Prosus will be purchased on the open market on a pro-rata (72.5%/27.5%) basis.

3:00
Oct 22, 2020

UN creates global #PledgetoPause to fight disinformation

The UN warns that the amplification of inaccurate or harmful information and ideas on social media exacerbates some of the most pressing issues, like COVID-19.