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Tech giants pledge billions to help fight COVID-19

Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and Dell are among the tech giants that have pledged their financial support to help contain the deadly COVID-19 virus.


Coronavirus to drive permanent uptick in SA’s online shopping

As coronavirus-triggered shifts in retail behaviour drive unique shoppers to e-commerce sites, this is forecast to lead to a lasting increase in online shopping uptake.


From begging on streets, entrepreneur launches e-marketplace

Tankiso Motaung’s Red Puppy platform wants a slice of SA’s estimated R10 billion online shopping sector and to take on the likes of Takealot.


Apple sees worst coronavirus impact among tech firms

In six weeks, Apple has fallen from fourth position to 14th place on GlobalData’s consumer electronics thematic scorecard.

Mar 5, 2020

MS tells employees to work from home amid coronavirus fears

Microsoft joins a number of other US tech companies that are asking staff members to work from home as the coronavirus spreads.


Mobile World Congress cancelled amid coronavirus fears

The GSMA, organiser of the event, cancels the gathering because of the global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak.


Barcelona ready for MWC despite coronavirus fears

Catalan health minister Alba Vergés states the city of Barcelona is fully prepared for the mega mobile tech gathering to go ahead.

Feb 11, 2020

ICT brain drain, skills dearth threaten SA’s 4IR progress

Industry body IITPSA points to the ICT brain drain and slow ICT skills development as threats to the country’s fourth industrial revolution progress.

Feb 10, 2020

Coronavirus to delay tech production lines

The tech industry will take a severe knock from the coronavirus outbreak, resulting in postponed product launches and behind schedule production.

Feb 3, 2020

Tech sector should brace for drastic coronavirus impact

South Africa could see a massive shortage of tech products, resulting in large and rapid price increases amid the coronavirus outbreak, say analysts.

Jan 27, 2020

Online retail spark fizzling out

Despite many success stories, there are also clear signs of a slowdown in the global e-commerce space, says the latest Brand Finance report.

Jan 23, 2020

Tech giants extend lead as world’s top valued brands

Amazon for the first time breaks the $200 billion-value mark, topping the chart as the most valuable brand across the globe, with Google and Apple in second and third place.

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