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IT sector growth to far outstrip SA’s GDP

Growth in South Africa’s IT sector will far outperform the rest of the economy, driven by the shift to cloud computing, according to new research from International Data Corp. In a presentation at Microsoft in

News
Galaxy S9 launched: Samsung tweaks its flagship

Samsung Electronics grabbed centre stage in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress with the unveiling of its latest flagship handset, the Galaxy S9. The South Korea-based technology giant is banking on new features such as

In-depth
Ramaphosa ‘must scrap monopoly Woan’ idea

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about preparing South Africa for the so-called “fourth industrial revolution”, he would be well advised to scrap the plan to create a “monopoly” wholesale open-access network

Podcasts
Interview: The African ICT opportunity

In this episode, Duncan McLeod talks to International Data Corp associate vice president Mark Walker and IDC research manager for IT services Jon Tullett about ICT opportunities in South Africa and the broader

World
Lenovo posts surprise loss as PC sales tank

Lenovo Group posted a surprise quarterly loss after losing its grip on the global PC market, while its smartphone unit continues to bleed money. China’s largest PC maker reported a net loss of US$72m in the three months

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