Microsoft offers free job training for 25-million people globally

The initiative will identify skills to help unemployed workers prepare for in-demand jobs

Prosus on the march to food delivery dominance

The company already controls a portfolio of food delivery businesses, with food delivery its fastest growing segment — if the price is right

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MTN’s 5G network now a reality in SA

The company is set to spend about R2bn in upgrading to the new technology, which has speeds 10 times faster than 4G

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MTN’s mobile money reaches 1-million users in SA

The company says there has been an increase in MoMo registrations and usage since the nationwide lockdown began in late March

Tencent rolls out live-streaming service to rival Twitch in the US

The internet giant has plans to woo and reward creators for new content for Trovo with a $30m partnership programme starting in July

Samsung heir may get prosecutorial reprieve

An external review panel recommends not indicting Lee Jae-yong over alleged accounting fraud linked to a 2015 merger

Google to pay some publishers for ‘high-quality content’

This follows growing calls for internet technology titans, notably Google, to pay for content

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Telkom on track to take No 3 spot in mobile market

The operator’s strategy of moving away from fixed-line services to mobile seems to be bearing fruit

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Huawei opens largest store to woo local buyers amid US spat

The 5,000m² store in Shanghai is directly across from a retail outlet of rival Apple, as the US tries to shoulder the Chinese giant out of 5G market

Tencent’s Pony Ma kicks Jack Ma from Asia’s richest top-spot

Pony Ma, a former software developer, co-founded Tencent in the late 1990s and is now worth $50bn

‘Smart cities’ are China’s future, with Tencent the vanguard

These developments will be green and user-friendly, but the use of AI in their creation and operation worries some

KATE THOMPSON FERREIRA: Apple ups its game with new home screen and move to ARM-based processors

Highly power-efficient chips are ideal for portable and battery-operated devices

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Telkom plans to cash in on its masts and towers

The move could be through a listing or a joint venture, CEO Sipho Maseko says

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Datatec raises shareholding in Westcon International

Deal sees Datatec increasing its shareholding in WI to 92.1%  through UK-listed Datatec Plc

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