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5:50

SA firms dabble with non-fungible tokens amid global gold rush

More local companies identify the huge potential in non-fungible tokens, as the blockchain-based cryptographic craze booms across the globe.

2:20

Absa partners AWS to launch cloud skills incubator

The initiative will equip more than 1 500 staff across the bank’s African operations with advanced cloud computing skills this year.

6:10

SA’s satellite connectivity industry braces for shake-up

Industry players and analysts believe the local satellite connectivity market is about to open up, with new entrants looking to set up shop in South Africa.

2:20

WhatsApp does not share user contacts, says Facebook SA

Facebook South Africa responds to the Information Regulator, saying users’ contacts will not be shared across the social media giant’s platforms.

3:30
Jan 18, 2021

WhatsApp extends privacy policy deadline amid user backlash

The Facebook-owned messaging app delays the implementation of its new privacy policy, as users increasingly flock to competitors Telegram and Signal.

4:20

Less than 1m South Africans forecast to boycott WhatsApp

Less than 5% of local users are predicted to boycott the Facebook-owned messaging app after it introduced a controversial privacy policy.

6:10

MTN unlocks mobile virtual network operator potential in SA

The launch of PnP Mobile demonstrates the mobile virtual network operator market has been enriched by the entry of MTN as a wholesale provider, analysts say.

5:50
Nov 16, 2020

Business reimagined for Africa

In the 2020 World Wide Worx and CG Consulting survey, the focus shifted from cloud adoption to strategic usage.

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.

2:30
Nov 2, 2020

TikTok partners to boost African creator economy

TikTok signs partnerships with local companies, as it sets its sights on growing its African market share.

5:20
Oct 30, 2020

MTN to capitalise on Cell C woes in MVNO move

MTN has been looking at the MVNO opportunity for several years, and the timing is probably right, given Cell C's financial difficulties, say analysts.

4:50

Hello, financial world: The CFO and artificial intelligence

In the financial world, artificial intelligence is squarely becoming a performance enhancer, says Sage.