NYSE flip-flops on delisting three Chinese telcos

The New York Stock Exchange has made another about-turn on its decision.

Sep 30, 2020

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.

Aug 18, 2020

US government ups the ante on Huawei restrictions

The Trump administration announces new measures aimed at tightening restrictions on the Chinese telecommunications company.

Aug 6, 2020

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.

Jul 20, 2020

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.

May 25, 2020

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.

Apr 7, 2020

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.

Mar 31, 2020

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.

Nov 18, 2019

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.

Nov 12, 2019

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.

Sep 25, 2019

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.

Sep 25, 2019

Alibaba Cloud Spurs Industry Innovation for China Gateway Customers

Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, today showcased the success of its customers who have made use of Alibaba Cloud’s technologies to ramp up innovation.

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