Zoom, Microsoft, Amazon most impersonated in phishing scams
The three companies were the most commonly impersonated organisations in phishing attacks in 2020, according to security firm Atlas VPN.
Business process outsourcing sector helps SA spring into jobs growth
As the sector that was one of the few that created job opportunities amid the pandemic, SA’s BPO industry targets 100 000 new jobs by 2023 and 500 000 by 2030.
Digital monopolies among tech giants expected to intensify
The rising tide of digital monopoly requires adequate regulation and approaches to address anti-competitive practices by tech giants, says Global Data.
Amazon’s billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos steps down
Jeff Bezos will transition to the role of executive chairman, and Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, will become chief executive officer of Amazon.
Food delivery, crime-fighting drones coming soon
Within the next 12 to 18 months, drone services for food delivery and law enforcement will gain traction, pushed by 5G deployment, says Ericsson.
Amazon to tap into Eskom’s grid in renewable energy project
The local project will see 28GWh of solar energy wheeled via Eskom’s grid from a solar farm in the Northern Cape to Amazon’s facilities each year.
AWS and Arm Demonstrate Production-Scale Electronic Design Automation in the Cloud
Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Arm, a global leader in semiconductor design and silicon intellectual property development and licensing, will leverage AWS for its cloud use, including the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads.
OneDayOnly runs second Black Friday after site crash
After suffering downtime for several hours last week Friday, the online shopping site hosts Black Friday again today.
CompCom to fight merger creep, cartel conduct in digital economy
The competition watchdog believes the digital economy threatens to further marginalise vulnerable businesses and therefore regulation is necessary.
Vulnerabilities found in Alexa subdomains
Smart speakers and virtual assistants can be entry points into peoples’ lives, warns Check Point.
Amazon Project Zero Launches in Seven New Countries
Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the expansion of Project Zero to seven new countries - Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, and the UAE - making it available in 17 countries where Amazon has a store.