Quarterly earnings reported by the world's five biggest technology firms this week revealed a massive boost for cloud computing and social media as a result of pandemic-enforced lockdowns and remote working.

Microsoft set the tone on Tuesday when it reported an increase in revenue of 12% over the same quarter last year, to $37.2bn (R606bn)...

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