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Retrenchments looming at Internet Solutions

Internet Solutions has begun a retrenchment programme and may lay off as many as 200 staffers, TechCentral has learnt from two separate sources with knowledge of the developments.

Microsoft powers to record highs as cloud sales soar

Microsoft’s cloud-fuelled turnaround persisted in the fiscal fourth quarter, when sales and profit got a boost from customers signing up for more Internet-based storage, processing and Office productivity software.


Breaking up Facebook would do more harm than good

Facebook bestrides the Earth. It attracts nearly 1.5 billion users a day, commands a fifth of global online advertising revenue and has a market capitalisation that exceeds the GDP of many countries. But breaking it up is the wrong approach.

Top forecaster sees more pain for rand

The rand’s comeback against the dollar this month will run out of steam as US rates rise and the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies weighs on global growth, according to the most accurate

Solo lacks Star Wars mojo

The Force was weak with Solo. Walt Disney’s latest offering from the Star Wars film franchise opened to disappointing weekend sales in the US and Canada, a rare slip for a movie studio that has dominated the box office for