Xerox nominates new directors for HP Inc board

Xerox has fired another salvo in its hostile takeover bid for HP Inc, nominating 11 new directors to the HP Inc board. In November Xerox launched the hostile takeover bid after a mutual due diligence process to negotiate an acquisition was declined. This bid was...

Uncertainty the name of the game for SA economy

Kathy Gibson is with PwC at Melrose Arch – The only thing that is certain about South Africa’s economic outlook is uncertainty. Indeed, around the world CEOs are exhibiting a record level of pessimism about what lies ahead for the global economy – fears that are...

How supercomputing drives racing car innovation

Kathy Gibson is in Parma - High-performance computing makes it possible for racing car manufacturer Dallara to quickly try new designs and make mistakes in the laboratory before they invest in actual production. This allows designers to be truly innovative, says Dr...

Fixing equality is good for the economy

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Lenovo debuts new laptop category aimed at SMEs

Lenovo has unveiled its ThinkBook, opening a new category of mobile computing that offers users enterprise-level performance with the look and feel of a consumer device. The new ThinkBooks target the SME market, an important sector in South Africa. The Small...

Routine work to be automated by 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace. By 2024, Gartner predicts that these technologies will replace almost 69% of the manager's workload. "The role of...

The $197bn opportunity in targeting African SDGs

There is a $197-billion opportunity for private-sector investors in five high-growth markets in Africa to help achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with improving digital access making up $74,5-billion of that total. This is according to...

Blue Label expects higher earnings

Blue Label Telecoms has issued a trading statement for the six-month period ended 30 November 2019, alerting shareholders to a sharp change in earnings. The group has announced that its basic, headline and core headline earnings per share for the period are expected...

Moves to make data centres carbon-neutral

An alliance of academia and industry representatives at the World Economic Forum have announced the Swiss Data Centre Efficiency Label, with an initial goal to decarbonise data centres in Switzerland and significantly reduce their overall energy consumption. Initiated...

Cable ship sets sail to repair submarine breaks

Cable ship Leon Thevenin departed Cape Town Harbour on Wednesday evening (22 January 2020) and will sail to offshore Angola where the first steps of the physical repair on damaged undersea cables - South Atlantic 3/West Africa Submarine Cable (SAT3/WASC) and the West...

Uncertainty the name of the game for SA economy

Kathy Gibson is with PwC at Melrose Arch – The only thing that is certain about South Africa’s economic outlook is uncertainty. Indeed, around the world CEOs are exhibiting a record level of pessimism about what lies ahead for the global economy – fears that are...

Cyber-threats and the impact on business

Cybersecurity is seen as a threat by companies around the world, even though it is often overshadowed by the bigger perceived threats around the economy and uncertainty. Dion Shango, CEO of PwC Africa, points out that the PwC CEO Survey indicates that regulators are...

CEOs take notice of climate change imperatives

The tide has turned on climate change, with organisations around the world starting to take notice of the issue. This is according to PwC Africa CEO Dion Shango, presenting findings from PwC’s annual CEO Survey. ““However, even with that shift in perception, it is...

Mission, innovation, inclusion key for new leadership model

A new research study from the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture has identified five elements at the heart of a new model of responsible leadership for an era of stakeholder capitalism -- one that focuses on strong organisational performance in...

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Last push to eradicate polio from the world

Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are renewing their longstanding partnership to end polio, announcing a joint commitment of up to $450-million to support the global polio eradication effort. "Because of the efforts of Rotary and its partners, almost...

Overcoming adversity one technology at a time

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Sabre forges 10-year partnership with Google

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Customers who are dealing with the digital transformation of their enterprise are often perplexed by the myriad paths available to deliver better business outcomes. Questions around which company is perceived to be leading the networking industry are frequent, says...

New tax app eases VAT compliance

A new VAT app, developed by a tax expert at hApp-e-tax, offers answers to VAT queries for accountants, auditors, tax practitioners, lawyers and entrepreneurs. The app includes the VAT Act, Customs and Excise Act, Securities Transfer Tax Act, Estate Duty Act and...

Datacentrix reaches top Cybereason partner level

Datacentrix has joined Game Changers, the newest partner tier announced by Cybereason, creators of the Cyber Defense Platform, as a level for its most strategic partners. Datacentrix will also be incorporating Cybereason technology into its next-generation security...

Lufthansa partners with Google Cloud

Flight delays, rebookings due to missed flights and extreme weather conditions are some of the many factors that can disrupt a flight schedule. The Lufthansa Group airlines are keen to return to a stable flight plan as quickly as possible, which is why the...

Kaspersky tops Canalys channel satisfaction benchmark

As of 1 November 2019, Kaspersky has been recognised for the quality of its partner program in the Canalys Worldwide Vendor Benchmark. The company was named the top cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction after achieving the highest overall rating (75,8%) when...

Kaspersky integrates with SolarWinds

Following on the integration with SolarWinds N-central in 2019, Kaspersky has integrated its cybersecurity solutions with the SolarWinds Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) platform to help service providers (MSPs) support smooth operations and make their routines...

World’s Largest Companies Support Developing

Development of core universal ESG disclosures mooted CEOs gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos have expressed support for aligning on a core set of metrics and disclosures in their annual reports on the non-financial aspects of business performance such as...

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