SOUTH AFRICA

Uber to go public, launches Movement tool

NEWSWATCH: Things have no doubt been abuzz at Uber with new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wanting to take the company public in the next 18 to 36 months. In addition, the company has officially launched its Movement tool...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations...

7 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel

WASHINGTON, US: Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday...

2 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

How to adopt a digital innovation mindset

Companies that understand that fast-paced innovation is the key to long-term growth can take on even the largest enterprises who are slow to adapt to the fast-moving digital reality...

By Werner Vogels 5 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Shoppers desire degree of control over retail technology

Consumers are most willing to engage brands with new technology if they feel that they are in control of their experience...

3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Apple joins group devoted to keeping AI nice

A technology industry alliance devoted to making sure smart machines don't turn against humanity said on Friday that Apple has signed on...

30 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Wipro to acquire Appirio in R500m deal

Wipro Limited, an IT, consulting and business process services company, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Appirio...

3 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Facebook now lets you buy food, movie tickets on site

Facebook will now allow Americans to order a meal, buy movie tickets or make an appointment at the hairdresser without having to leave the social networking site...

24 Oct 2016

UNITED STATES

Amazon launches full on-demand music streaming service in US

NEW YORK - Online giant Amazon launched an expanded on-demand music streaming service in the US on Wednesday, taking on the likes of Spotify and Apple Music with a cut-price offer for users of its Echo speakers...

13 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Genesys to acquire Interactive Intelligence in $1.4b deal

Genesys and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement...

6 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Dell-EMC merger set to finalise

Dell Inc. and EMC Corp. has announced that they intend to close a transaction to combine Dell and EMC on Wednesday, 7 September...

31 Aug 2016

UNITED STATES

Devices start ordering refills from Amazon online shop

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon on Tuesday announced the arrival of devices that order their own refills from the online retail titan...

21 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Yahoo sees 'end-to-end' email encryption by year-end

WASHINGTON DC, US: Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end-to-end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers...

16 Mar 2015

UNITED STATES

ISIS threatens Twitter founder

WASHINGTON DC, US: Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and Twitter are now being targeted by Islamic militants for suspending certain accounts...

3 Mar 2015

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