Altron to demerge and separately list Bytes UK

Looking to unlock further value for shareholders, JSE-listed technology company Altron is to demerge and separately list its UK business, Bytes UK. Bytes UK will be listed in the UK with a secondary listing on the JSE. While Altron will remain listed on the JSE, it...

Tracking and tracing the next frontier in Covid-19 fight

South Africa is stepping up the fight against Covid-19 with a new track and trace solution for the country's unique circumstances which has been developed by Telkom. President Ramaphosa on Monday announced that South Africa would be deploying 10 000 field workers to...

Driving HR cost optimisation during the pandemic

A Gartner survey among approximately 160 HR leaders showed that 49% of respondents are implementing organization-wide new hiring freezes, and 41% are focused on making better use of technology. In response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, HR leaders have initialised...

Parental control software vital in protecting kids

According to Kaspersky's Family Report, more than a quarter (28%) of parents globally with a child aged between seven and 12 consider harmful (violent or sexual) content as the most important risk facing their children while they are online. Harmful content can be...

Untrained end users easy prey for phishers

Security specialist KnowBe4 has released a new Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report to measure an organisation's phish-prone percentage (PPP), which indicates how many of their employees are likely to fall for a phishing or social engineering scam. The initial...

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Coronavirus takes toll on new car sales

One of the first tangible signs of the impact Covid-19 has had on the South African economy hit hard with the release of March's new vehicle sales by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa). With the country impacted by social...

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New CIO for e4

Fintech software specialist e4 has announced the appointment of Fikile Sibiya as its CIO. Sibiya will oversee the vision, leadership, development and implementation of IT initiatives for the company. "Central to my new role will be aligning core technology decisions...

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JSE and TMS launch virtual AGMs

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has partnered with The Meeting Specialist (TMS) to launch the first virtual AGMs in South Africa to enable clients to engage with shareholders while the country is faced with tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. As an essential...

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Cell C caters for Covid-19 battle

Following discussions with the Competition Commission, Cell C has enhanced its data services to help citizens stay connected, informed and safe in the fight against Covid-19. "The company's voluntary offer is in line with Cell C's commitment to digital inclusion,...

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