Watch out, SuperSport! Vodacom, through its entertainment-streaming platform Video Play, has secured the rights to live-stream the 2018/2019 FA Cup football tournament.
Huawei cut loose a sales director arrested in Poland on suspicion of espionage, moving swiftly to distance itself from a case that may crystallise fears the telecommunications giant helps Beijing spy on Western governments.
Allen Zhang stepped on stage to wrap up a long day of presentations at a Tencent Holdings conference. Four hours later, the WeChat founder had methodically torn apart his own brainchild before mapping out the next act for China’s premier super-app.
The former Vodacom employee who claims to have come up with the idea for the “please call me” service has rejected a settlement tabled by the operator’s CEO, Shameel Joosub, describing the amount offered as “shocking and an insult”.
CES is the biggest technology show in the world but there has been one glaring absence since 1992 – Apple. However, the company’s decision not to attend hasn’t stopped it from leaving its mark in other ways.
Vodacom is paying out “reasonable compensation” to a former employee for his idea to develop a popular call-back service after a former CEO first took credit for the product.