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

Creating societies where every person has the same opportunity to fulfil their potential in life irrespective of socioeconomic background would not only bring huge societal benefits in the form of reduced inequalities and healthier, more fulfilled lives, it would also...

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...

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...

New ways to fund connectivity called for

The ITU UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development examined new financing models that would help accelerate 'meaningful universal connectivity' on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Today, an estimated...

Business leaders urged to commit to fintech

Davos delegates urgently need to make a big, bold commitment this year to fintech. This is word from Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, as world leaders, CEOs, academics, influencers and celebrities head to the Swiss mountain resort of Davos for...

SA young scientists jet off to Taiwan Science Fair

Exceptional scientific research by two local young scientists will be showcased at the 2020 Taiwan International Science Fair, after impressing judges at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF). Farida Cajee, 18, from Hoërskool...

Public transport ITS market set for growth

The market value for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) deployed in public transport operations in Europe was € 1,56-billion in 2018, according to new research from Berg Insight. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6,8%, this number is expected to...

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Teraco welcomes VMware Cloud

VMware Cloud is now available via VMWare Cloud Verified service providers in Teraco's Cape Town (CT1) and Johannesburg (JB1) data centre facilities. Jan Hnizdo, CEO of Teraco, says that the collaboration will further expand business opportunities for clients already...

Future of African payments based on pragmatism

As we enter the next decade, local and African merchants should support payment methods that suit their customers, rather than following global trends just for the sake of it. Peter Harvey, MD of payment service provider DPO SA, looks at five trends we can expect over...

Redvine Networks, Paratus SA partner on SD-WAN

Redvine Networks and Paratus SA have a longstanding partnership they believe is shaping how customers can benefit from an optimal network and connectivity experience. Leveraging the capabilities of 128T SDN, the two organisations have focused their efforts on...

Jewel City brings DigiEd school to Joburg inner city

Jewel City, the lifestyle precinct in Johannesburg's Maboneng district, has opened the first high school in the inner city with the launch of a Curro DigiEd school. The school forms part of Ithemba Properties' vision for an affordable metropolitan lifestyle precinct...

Choosing the right GRC system for your business

Institutional checks and balances, civil society groups, and independent media saved South Africa from a $76bn nuclear power deal with Russia under the leadership of the then President Jacob Zuma, according to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace report....

What to expect when 200m new IPv4 addresses enter the market

At the end of 2019, the US government passed a new bill authorising the Department of Defence to sell around 200-million Internet Protocol 4th version addresses. Several blocks of IPv4 addresses are planned to be sold out in 10 years. Vincentas Grinius, CEO of...

Skynamo secures $30m investment

US software investor, Five Elms Capital, is investing $30-million in Skynamo, a African field sales app and management platform provider. Skynamo will use the investment to accelerate adoption of its field sales mobile app and cloud-based management platform, while...

Naked launches digital car, home insurance

Naked, the end-to-end artificial intelligence-driven insurance platform, is building on its car insurance launch by bringing its offering to the home insurance market. Customers can now get comprehensive, instant cover for their home and the things they own through...

iOCO achieves AWS End User Computing Competency

iOCO has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) End User Computing (EUC) Competency status - one of the first AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners in sub-Saharan Africa to do so. This designation recognises that iOCO provides deep expertise in supporting customers that need...

Africa key to Paxful success

Over the past five years, Africa has emerged as a leading market for global bitcoin marketplace, Paxful. The peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace has announced its official 2019 growth metrics. On the heels of a November high, in which the company saw nearly $30 million...

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CTU Training Solutions is looking for an IT Network Admin & Design Facilitator for our Polokwane campus. The successfull candidate should have at least 2 - 3 years' experience in the Education environment and should hold at minimum a Bachelor's Degree in...

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ENVIRONMENT:A renowned Investment Service Provider seeks a technically strong BI Analyst Developer who is a conceptual thinkerwith a strong understanding of data, data structures and data sources. The ideal candidate must possess a relevant Degree / Diploma, between 3...

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