Johannesburg – MTN Group today announced the resignation of Ahmad Farroukh, CEO of MTN South Africa, which is effective 31 July 2015.  “This was a difficult decision to take for Ahmad, but unavoidable due to personal and family reasons,” says MTN Group President and CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa. Mr. Farroukh joined MTN...
JOHANNESBURG – Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced plans to open two new Samsung Stores in Polokwane and Nelspruit to complement the 17 stores that are already operational across the country. The Mall of the North in Polokwane and the Riverside Mall in Nelspruit will be the latest additions to have...
World Cellular Information Services (WCIS) recently released telecommunications rankings have placed Bharti Airtel as the third largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers. According to the rankings, Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa has 303 million subscribers...
Software giant Microsoft has announced the availability of three technical previews today that form a part of Skype for Business. Among the new previews released, one allows mass video calling across the Web. However, you will have to be an Office 365 enterprise subscriber to test it. You then register for access...
The U.S. Navy is still using Windows XP -- now 14 years old and defunct -- and it has to pay Microsoft $9 million to keep supporting it. Microsoft pulled support for Windows XP last year, and will no longer issue security updates to fix major holes in the software....
South Africa’s best and brightest app developers have less than a week to submit their apps to the MTN Business App of the Year Awards. Entries close on 3 July 2015. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards is the premiere app awards event in South Africa offering prizes,...
A research sponsored by a complainant in the EU antitrust trial against the company has revealed that Google is favoring of its own services in search results. This doesn’t just harm competitors, it also harms consumers. The research found that users are 45 percent more likely to click on search results organically...
The "Undo Send" feature is now officially part of Gmail. So how can you use it to stop an unwanted email from reaching its recipient? Oops, you've just sent off an angry email to your boss from your Gmail account. Should you start looking for a new job? Not if...
Kenya's Safaricom taken Airtel to court and convinced High Court judge Francis Gikonyo to order Airtel to temporarily stop any advert or print adverts bearing Safaricom's M-Pesa sign until when the case is determined. This is because of Airtel's move to display M-Pesa logo on its advertorial to market Airtel Money Service. Safaricom...
Web and Internet giant Google has launched an ad-supported version of Google Play Music. The service will be available first in the US and the free version of Google Play Music works sort of like Pandora. Users can browse through themed radio stations and find songs that suit your current mood,...