Acer hit with R7 billion ransomware demand
The electronics manufacturer is the target of a REvil ransomware attack and has until Sunday to pay R7 billion ($50 million).
Stephen Morony joins Huge as commercial director
Telecommunications specialist Huge Group appoints Stephen Morony as commercial director of its subsidiary Huge Telecom.
Acer provides e-learning tools amid COVID-19
The computer company empowers students and teachers to continue the learning process during the coronavirus outbreak.
Microsoft steps up efforts to fight software piracy
The software giant introduces the Windows PC Affordability in Africa Initiative to cut the prevalence of Microsoft software piracy on the continent.
Next@Acer Kicks-off IFA with launch of new devices for personal, professional and gaming use
During its Next @Acer press conference (details available here) at the IFA 2018 electronics show in Berlin, Acer unveiled a host of new products, upgrades and ideas for gamers, creators, families, students and professionals.
Acer extends smart school programme to SA
The initiative is for schools that have embraced Acer technology and encourage digital transformation in the classroom.
Acer, Red Bull form video content partnership
The match-up aims to create video productions targeted at gamers and e-sports enthusiasts.
MEA PC shipments drop again
PC shipments to the Middle East and Africa dropped almost 26% in the first quarter, continuing a downward trend.
Acer founder open to takeover
Stan Shih said he would welcome a takeover of the struggling Taiwanese computer maker, after a steep fall in its share price.
Review: Acer Liquid Jade - slimline underachiever
The smartphone offers an elegant exterior but lacks powerful hardware.
Acer appoints SPL as parts channel
Acer has stopped selling spares direct to end-users and resellers in Africa, and appointed SPL as its chosen route to market for upgrades and replacement parts.