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SUSE, Intel and SAP partner for IT transformation data centre

January 18, 2019 • Company NewsComments (0)

SUSE has announced support for Intel Optane DC persistent memory with SAP HANA. Running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SAP HANA users can now take advantage of high-capacity Intel Optane DC persistent memory in the data center. Users can optimise their workloads by moving and maintaining larger amounts of data closer to [&hellip...

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Musk's SpaceX is downsizing

Musk’s SpaceX is downsizing

January 15, 2019 • Company News, Satellite Communications, Top StoriesComments (0)

Elon Musk’s SpaceX, a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company, is looking to lay off around 10 per cent of its workforce in an attempt at better managing costs. This news comes shortly after the company’s...

Protiviti opens office in Cairo

Protiviti opens office in Cairo

January 12, 2019 • Company News, North AfricaComments (0)

Global consulting firm Protiviti welcomes the addition of a new Member Firm in Cairo, Egypt. The new location is the first Member Firm in North Africa, and the Cairo office is led by Managing Director Ashraf Fahmy. The Protiviti Member Firm network in the...

France set to tax digital giants in 2019

January 2, 2019 • Company News, Online & SocialComments Off on France set to tax digital giants in 2019

France will push ahead with its own tax on large internet and technology GAFA companies (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) from January 1, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, as the European Union struggles to finalise a new EU-wide levy. While...

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Google to build new campus in New York worth $1bn

December 19, 2018 • Company News, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Google to build new campus in New York worth $1bn

On Monday, 17 December 2018, Google announced plans to put over USD 1 billion into a new campus in New York City, at Google Hudson Square. The office will have the capacity to more than double the number of Google employees in New York over the next 10 years,...

Ruckus Networks Access Points get Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage 2 Designation

Ruckus Networks Access Points get Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage 2 Designation

December 18, 2018 • Company News, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ruckus Networks Access Points get Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage 2 Designation

Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, has announced that the T811-CM series and E510 outdoor access points (APs) received Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage Release 2 certification—a first-of-its-kind recognition from the Wi-Fi Alliance. This certification highlights one...

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Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

December 18, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

IoT telematics solutions, Gemalto and GlobalmatiX, have partnered up to deliver an innovative solution that excelled in the grueling Porsche GT4 Cup championship race. The Gemalto Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 IoT Module and a Gemalto eSIM delivered secure,...

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Apple to build new campus in Austin worth $1 bn

December 15, 2018 • Company News, GeneralComments Off on Apple to build new campus in Austin worth $1 bn

On Thursday, 13 December 2018 , Apple unveiled plans for a $1 billion campus in Texas that will create jobs for the tech giant outside Silicon Valley, a move made without the fanfare of the recent Amazon headquarters bidding war. The new campus which will be...

New IR sensor can eliminate one of the biggest potential fire hazards this Christmas

JonDeTech appoints new CFO

December 12, 2018 • Company NewsComments Off on JonDeTech appoints new CFO

IR sensor manufacturer, JonDeTech, has appointed Anders Stensson as the company’s new CFO. Anders Stensson has extensive experience in finance and project management from companies within the fields of IT, electronics and Tech, including as CFO for the...

Huawei’s CFO granted bail in Canada

Huawei’s CFO granted bail in Canada

December 12, 2018 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei’s CFO granted bail in Canada

A Canadian court ruled on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, that Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and daughter of the company’s CEO and founder, will be released on bail for $10-million but will continue to be monitored closely after bank fraud allegations. A court...

BT to deliver the latest SD-WAN and Cyber Security services for IXOM

December 11, 2018 • Company News, SecurityComments Off on BT to deliver the latest SD-WAN and Cyber Security services for IXOM

BT has announced that it has signed a contract to deploy a new generation of network technology for IXOM, a market leader in chemicals manufacturing and distribution in Australia and New Zealand. It will see IXOM benefit from BT’s latest software-defined...

Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

December 11, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

To deepen its commitment to open source projects in addition to making their own Edge compatible with more websites and platforms like macOS, Microsoft is rebuilding its browser based on the Chromium Project. Microsoft Windows Corporate VP Joe...

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Huawei set to move beyond connectivity in South Africa

December 10, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei set to move beyond connectivity in South Africa

At a press briefing, Huawei South Africa revealed to IT News Africa a new song and music video for a corporate campaign called ConnectUnity: Moving beyond Connectivity for South Africa. The video; created, produced and performed by talented young South...

Huawei’s CFO granted bail in Canada

Huawei’s CFO arrested in Canada

December 6, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei’s CFO arrested in Canada

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer and daughter of Huawei founder and CEO, Ren Zhengfei, has been arrested in Vancouver at the request of US law enforcement on suspicion of allegedly violating U.S. trade sanctions against Iran. According to...

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South Africa’s businesses are slowly adopting digital transformation

November 20, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa’s businesses are slowly adopting digital transformation

Just 8% of South African businesses are Digital Leaders, according to the Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index (the DT Index). The DT Index, which was completed in collaboration with Intel, maps digital transformation progress of mid to large-sized...

Paratus, the largest privately owned Pan African telecoms operator, has announced the appointment of Andrew Hall as its new managing director for Paratus Namibia.

Andrew Hall appointed as new MD of Paratus Namibia

November 19, 2018 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Andrew Hall appointed as new MD of Paratus Namibia

Paratus, a Pan African telecoms operator, has announced the appointment of Andrew Hall as its new managing director for Paratus Namibia. He will be taking over the reins from John D’Alton who will be taking over regulatory, legal and also marketing...