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Travel technology company plans to close Farelogix deal

Travel technology company plans to close Farelogix deal

August 15, 2019 • Company News, GeneralComments (0)

Travel technology provider, Sabre Corporation announced on Wednesday, 14 August 2019, that it plans on closing Farelogix deal on August 21, 2019. “We are incredibly excited to close our acquisition of Farelogix so that airlines, travel agents, corporations, and travellers can benefit from the end-to-end next-generation retailing solutions we will be able...

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Apple seals deal with Intel

Apple seals deal with Intel

July 28, 2019 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple seals deal with Intel

Technology giant, Apple, has released a statement announcing its plans to purchase the majority share of Intel’s smartphone modem business. The announcement, on Thursday, 25 July 2019, comes just days after the two companies were said to be in talks....

Microsoft releases 2019 earnings report

Microsoft releases record 2019 earnings report

July 20, 2019 • Company News, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft releases record 2019 earnings report

Microsoft released its annual fourth-quarter results on Thursday, 18 July 2019 — detailing a record-breaking fiscal year. The technology company officially ended its financial year on 30 June 2019. Here’s a quick look: Revenue was $125.8 billion and...

PayU purchases majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment

July 6, 2019 • Company News, Features, Finance, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on PayU purchases majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment

On Friday, 5 July 2019, PayU announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Red Dot Payment (RDP) — an online payment solutions provider in Southeast Asia. With this, PayU expands into the Southeast Asia region, bringing the total amount deployed in...

SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

May 9, 2019 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

SAP ushered in a new era in the way consumers and enterprises interact with each other. Just three months after completing its acquisition of Qualtrics, SAP has rolled out 10 new offerings that combine experience data (X-data) with operational data (O-data)...

Kyocera Document Solutions unveils a renewed brand identity

Kyocera Document Solutions unveils a renewed brand identity

April 9, 2019 • Company News, GeneralComments Off on Kyocera Document Solutions unveils a renewed brand identity

In an exercise to consolidate its image and overcome the new challenges of the technology market ecosystem, Kyocera Document Solutions announced a renewed global corporate identity. The new brand identity reflects Kyocera Document Solutions’ increasing...

Synthesis partners with Cloudflare

April 7, 2019 • Company News, Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on Synthesis partners with Cloudflare

Synthesis Software Technologies (Synthesis) has announced a partnership with Internet performance and security company Cloudflare. Cloudflare runs one of the world’s largest networks, which powers more than ten trillion requests per month, accounting for...

General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO

March 31, 2019 • Company News, East Africa, PeopleComments Off on General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO

General Electric has announced the appointment of Brenda Mbathi as the Chief Executive Officer for East Africa. In her role, Brenda will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for General Electric in East African markets,...

Automation Anywhere expands operations to Africa

March 27, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Automation Anywhere expands operations to Africa

Automation Anywhere, specialists in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), announced the expansion of its operations in Africa and (Rest of the World) ROW countries, with plans to open an office in Johannesburg. To lead the company’s expansion, Sriram...

Saicom services help Rentokil Initial improve performance and cost savings

March 25, 2019 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Saicom services help Rentokil Initial improve performance and cost savings

The implementation of a host of services from local supplier Saicom has provided significant performance improvements and cost savings to business services specialist Rentokil Initial in its sub-Saharan region. According to Tashwill Carelse, Rentokil...

Troye makes headway in emerging markets

Troye makes headway in emerging markets

March 21, 2019 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Troye makes headway in emerging markets

Managed IT services provider Troye has been awarded third place as Citrix’s Cloud Partner of the Year for emerging markets. The Citrix Summit partner conference was held recently in Orlando, Florida. Troye CEO Helen Kruger is delighted to receive this...

SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

March 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company News, PeopleComments Off on SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

SPECTRAMI has announced that it has appointed Yasser Ali, as the General Manager for Egypt, Levant and North Africa. Based in Cairo, Yasser will be responsible for accelerating the growth of business, maintaining customer, partner and vendor relationship by...

Huge Group merges with Otel

March 17, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Huge Group merges with Otel

Huge Group is merging independent telco company Otel with its networks business, Huge Networks (the Transactions). Huge Networks is a subsidiary company of the JSE-listed Huge Group and a data service provider and communications company. Otel is a nationwide...

Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

March 15, 2019 • Company News, Online & Social, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg has announced the resignation of the company’s Chief Product Officer, Chris Cox, and the head of WhatsApp, Chris Daniels. Cox has been with Facebook for more than a decade and currently oversees the company’s core suite of...

Investec and BankservAfrica reveal prototype of blockchain-based identity system

March 15, 2019 • Company News, Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on Investec and BankservAfrica reveal prototype of blockchain-based identity system

At the recent Blockchain Africa conference in Johannesburg, Investec, in collaboration with BankservAfrica and uPort, demonstrated a digital identity system anchored in the Ethereum blockchain. The initiative was born in the digital identity working group of...

Euphoria Telecom under new management

Euphoria Telecom under new management

March 11, 2019 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Euphoria Telecom under new management

Newly appointed directors John Woollam and Nic Laschinger have taken over the management of Euphoria Telecom. With a fresh bolt of energy and drive, they will ensure the company continues to innovate and deliver on its commitment to its customers and...