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Gartner Symposium cancelled

The global research and advisory firm shelves the Cape Town-leg of its annual IT industry event as the coronavirus wreaks havoc across the globe. 

Mar 9, 2020

SXSW cancelled as coronavirus continues to spread

South by Southwest joins the list of large global tech events to be cancelled amid the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.

Feb 28, 2020

Vivo unveils third-gen 'futuristic' smartphone

The Chinese smartphone maker lauds local reception, as it releases its latest concept phone, the Apex 2020. 


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 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.


Blow for MWC as LG exits mobile mega-event

The firm decides to err on the side of caution, withdrawing from Mobile World Congress 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Jul 25, 2019

Galaxy Fold is fixed, tested, ready for re-launch

Samsung’s first luxury foldable phone is set to be re-introduced in September, after its April launch was delayed, due to reliability issues.


MWC: A peek inside the mobile mega-event

Ever wondered what Mobile World Congress in Barcelona looks like? ITWeb brings you all the picture highlights from MWC 2019.


Rain, Huawei launch first commercial 5G network in SA

Rain is planning a full commercial rollout of its 5G network in mid-2019 but says the network is already live in Johannesburg now.

Feb 26, 2019

MWC: Sony unveils longer than usual smartphones

The new Xperia models are about five centimetres longer than some of the largest smartphones currently available.


MWC: Google, FIDO kill passwords on a billion Android devices

Users of Android devices running version 7.0 can login to apps and Web sites without typing in a password.

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