7 Apr

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.

Feb 3, 2021

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.

Dec 15, 2020

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.

Dec 11, 2020

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, 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.

Dec 4, 2020

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.

Aug 14, 2020

Vulnerabilities found in Alexa subdomains

Smart speakers and virtual assistants can be entry points into peoples’ lives, warns Check Point.

Aug 11, 2020

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.

Jul 10, 2020

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.

Related topics