Tech sector millennial billionaires rake in $254bn
The richest millennial billionaire in the world is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with a sizeable net worth of $97 billion.
Dimension Data founder Jeremy Ord quits amid massive exec exodus
Several executive leaders have chosen to pursue interests outside of the business and will be leaving the company at the end of June.
POPIA prior authorisation commencement date set for 2022
The regulator extends the commencement date of the provision that requires firms to obtain prior authorisation if processing certain types of personal information.
Crypto exchange VALR provides new payments tool
The local crypto exchange launches VALR Pay, a platform to send South African rand payments to any mobile number or e-mail address.
Massive surge in 5G subscriptions predicted in 2021
Ericsson projects 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by year-end, driven by an estimated one million new subscriptions every day.
Performanta looks to ‘tidy up’ SA’s cyber security estates
The firm believes it can tap into the managed services market with a focus on SMEs, setting its sights on expanding to lucrative markets such as the US.
SA’s MeerKAT radio telescope makes new discovery
The powerful telescope produces a striking image showing a combination of cosmic features never before seen, revealing unexpected details of radio galaxies.
Vodacom Business to connect Africa with Carrier Ethernet
The company is pushing its Carrier Ethernet and Managed Dedicated Internet Access solution to connect African countries.
South Africa makes bold moves to regulate crypto assets
The Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group releases a paper which takes the position that the country should begin to regulate the crypto-currency markets.
New initiative to set SA on path to become digital nation
IQbusiness and Business Unity South Africa announce the launch of SAtion, an initiative to move the country forward into economic recovery and digital growth.
Telco base stations under siege amid latest load-shedding
As power blackouts persist, mobile operators see a spike in incidents of theft and vandalism of their infrastructure, leaving communities without connectivity.