The Climate Pledge Announces 86 New Signatories, Including Procter & Gamble, HP, and Salesforce, Signaling Their Commitment to Achieving Net-Zero Carbon by 2040 or Sooner

Today, Amazon and Global Optimism announced that more than 200 companies have now signed The Climate Pledge. The 86 new signatories joining The Climate Pledge include Procter & Gamble, HP, Salesforce, ASOS, and Nespresso.


Musk, Bezos, Zuckerberg rated most popular entrepreneurs

Tech entrepreneurs Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are rated as the most publicised entrepreneurs across various online mediums.


Amazon to hire thousands as its business booms

Amazon is on a recruitment drive to add 55 000 staff globally for corporate jobs and roles in robotics, research and engineering.


Amazon Announces Investment in Nature-Based Carbon Removal Solutions in Brazil with The Nature Conservancy

As part of its efforts to support global solutions to the climate crisis, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the launch of the Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, a global environmental organization.


Disney+ puts South Africa on its expansion radar

The Walt Disney-owned video-on-demand streaming service will reportedly be available locally come 2022.

Aug 12, 2021

Objects of scrutiny: Facial recognition and our biometric future

Smart technology will greatly impact our future privacy, as our faces, the way we walk, our mannerisms and body language will be catalogued as identificational data.

Aug 12, 2021

1Stream celebrates 13 years of great partnerships

Technology and seamless customer service remain at the heart of the business, says 1Stream.

Aug 11, 2021

SA consumers to reap benefits of streaming services influx

Industry analysts anticipate further growth in South Africa’s video-streaming market, as more players expand their footprint locally.

Aug 6, 2021

IBM sees growth in SA’s hybrid cloud demand

IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat has trickled down to positive results for the cloud computing giant, as more local firms deploy hybrid cloud architectures.

Jul 30, 2021

Amazon posts $113bn net sales as CEO Andy Jassy starts tenure

The company’s operating income increased to $7.7 billion in the second quarter, compared with $5.8 billion in second quarter 2020.

Jul 21, 2021

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.

Jul 8, 2021

Online shopping boom leads to social commerce trend

PayFast reveals Gen Z’s growing influence on SA’s e-commerce landscape, as this generation moves local shopping to social media platforms.

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