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Google also wanted to buy GitHub

Microsoft agreed to pay US$7.50-billion for GitHub earlier in June, but it wasn’t the only interested party. Google was in the running too, according to Diane Greene, head of the company’s cloud arm. “I wouldn’t

In-depth
Facebook + Google = world domination?

Facebook and Google are the biggest media owners in almost every market across the globe and they seem to be heading for world domination. But is that so bad? One of my favourite TV shows growing up

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 221 – ‘Unravelled’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg discuss the big Vumatel sale to Remgro’s Community Investment Ventures Holdings. Also in the show, Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko’s open letter to South

World
Big tech shows contempt for new privacy rules

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation has been in effect for less than a week. It was always clear that a vast number of companies would comply in only the most perfunctory way, at least while the law was

News
Shoprite launches mobile money platform

Retail giant Shoprite has partnered with Standard Bank, Google and global financial technology company Celbux to launch a mobile money platform for its customers. The service, called Shoprite Money, is a

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