NYSE flip-flops on delisting three Chinese telcos
The New York Stock Exchange has made another about-turn on its decision.
VMware intros new application modernisation solutions
VMware has unveiled a raft of new cloud-based offerings and updates aimed at improving organisations’ infrastructure and application modernisation efforts.
US government ups the ante on Huawei restrictions
The Trump administration announces new measures aimed at tightening restrictions on the Chinese telecommunications company.
US steps up efforts to purge Chinese tech companies
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo extends Washington’s 5G “Clean Path” programme to encompass carriers, app stores, cloud computing and subsea cables.
Vodacom, Alipay collaborate on SA fintech solutions
The telco says it is ready to launch mobile solutions for consumers and merchants through a partnership with the global Chinese company.
Alibaba reaches $1tn five-year goal despite COVID-19
The Chinese-based e-commerce giant attains its target of reaching $1 trillion in gross merchandise value.
Jack Ma Foundation seeks more of Africa’s Business Heroes
The Jack Ma Foundation kick-starts its second annual search for “Africa’s Business Heroes”, with a prize pool of $1.5 million.
Naspers pledges R1.5bn for coronavirus fight
The company commits R1.5 billion in emergency aid to government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African ‘netpreneurs’
Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.
Alibaba’s Singles’ Day rakes in record $38.4bn
The Chinese retailer says the $38.4 billion figure is an increase of 26% compared to 2018.
Alibaba and WFP Unveil Next Generation of Machine Learning Technology in the Fight Against Hunger
Today, Alibaba Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced the launch of “Hunger Map LIVE,” a groundbreaking global hunger monitoring system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data analytics to predict and track the magnitude and severity of hunger in over 90 countries in close to real-time.