Amazon ready to come to SA in 2023
American multinational Amazon is reportedly getting ready to bring its business to SA come February 2023, threatening the dominance of Naspers-owned e-commerce retailer Takealot and SA retailers, writes Legalbrief. According to a Moneyweb report, leaked documents revealed Amazon’s plans to ...
ConCourt deems digital migration process ‘unlawful’
The Constitutional Court has ruled that the process followed by Communications & Digital Technologies Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni to determine the deadline for SA’s switch from analogue to digital television signal, was unlawful and unconstitutional. The Citizen reports that this came ...
Regulator finds MTN misled customers on bundle deal
An MTN promotional SMS sent to a customer regarding its Double Your Bundle deal is misleading, the Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has found. A MyBroadband report notes that the self-regulatory body has ordered MTN to withdraw the advertisement or offer ...
SA to form new State Digital Infrastructure Company
Communications Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has announced that government plans to give radio frequency spectrum to the State Digital Infrastructure Company. A MyBroadband report quotes Ntshavheni who stated: ‘We accept the responsibility that we cannot leave our fate and the fate ...
Mobile operators urge caution over Icasa’s biometric plan
Multichoice cleared of improper SABC deal
MTN employees report alleged swindle to Public Protector
Cell C recapitalisation on track
SAPO and Postbank outages hamper services
Vodacom outperforming peers – study
SA township online purchases 'growing' – survey
Small businesses need to tech to thrive – study
Vodacom looks to connect youth to gig economy
Cape Town secures ShotSpotter for ganglands
Commission approves inq.Digital takeover of Syrex
OneCart growth spurt since Massmart takeover
Johannesburg leads with fastest download speed in Africa
Naspers e-commerce portfolio shines in 2022
Netflix retrenches 300 employees
Tech giants form metaverse industry standards group
Italy bans web sites from using Google analytics
Satrix's smart cities ETF goes live
Judge allows Meta access to other social media sites
Facebook to change its housing ad algorithms
SARB to launch new banking payment system
Instagram tests new age verification tools
Musk wants Twitter to filter offensive content
Cyberhackers target Microsoft Exchange servers
NFT sales likely to grow steadily – research
Hope for survivors of cryptoasset rout
Samsung Australia fined for misleading customers
Google to reveal Workspace apps' carbon footprint
Think big, start small when it comes to DataOps
Digital transformation remains a top priority for every organisation as they move into an increasingly cyber-based world. Writing in an IT Web analysis, Veemal Kalanjee, MD of InfoFlow, notes that ‘in SA, we see large enterprises and even small to ...
Four finalists compete for Smart City Innovation Challenge
* Four finalists have been shortlisted for this year’s Johannesburg Smart City Innovation Challenge. The collaboration initiative of the city and Wits University’s Tshimologong Innovation Precinct is hosted annually, to scout for smart digital technology solutions that enable timely responses to ...
Inaugural African Digital Creator Summit planned for September
* Experts from TikTok, YouTube and Twitter will be among the speakers to headline the inaugural African Digital Creator Summit (ADCS), set to take place in Johannesburg on 15 September. The one-day hybrid summit is organised by media and television production ...
UCT launches new Digital Bootcamp
UCT digital bootcampUCT has launched a new Digital Bootcamp project in partnership with Umuzi, a company that helps with digital training roles to help students who have had their studies interrupted or have struggled to find jobs since graduating. The ...
Wingcopter expands into sub-Saharan Africa
German-based drone delivery firm Wingcopter is expanding into Sub-Saharan Africa after raising $42m from investors to scale operations. With the fresh funding, Wingcopter says it will be able to further expand its drone delivery services globally and ramp up production ...
Growing threats a 'national security' concern – Minister
Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele has said the threat landscape of cybercrime is evolving rapidly and is increasingly becoming a national security concern. A Policy Watch report notes that replying to a parliamentary question from EFF MP Rebecca Mohlala ...