Online marketplaces fight scams as fraudsters exploit COVID-19
SA’s online marketplaces intensify security, as scammers take advantage of the growing e-commerce opportunity presented by the pandemic.
President Ramaphosa salutes Amazon for jobs creation in SA
The president says the economy is in the throes of the anticipated fallout from the global crisis and therefore Amazon’s recruitment drive is welcome.
Amazon recruiting 3 000 for virtual customer service jobs in SA
The roles range from customer service associates, to technical experts who will work virtually while supporting Amazon customers in North America and Europe.
Microsoft, IBM, Amazon ban facial recognition tech sales to police
The global tech giants halt the sales of facial recognition technology to police amid protests about brutality after the killing of George Floyd.
Amazon-based Songmics digitises its warehouse with Huawei AirEngine WiFi 6
Germany's Songmics selected the Huawei AirEngine WiFi 6 Network Solution for its new digitalised warehouse.
Amazon, Microsoft, Zoom, Tesla billionaires see wealth surge
Technology billionaires Jeff Bezos, Eric Yuan, Elon Musk and Steve Ballmer see their net worth grow by over $1 billion each during the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
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.