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Covid restriction fatigue may wipe $100bn off Zoom value

Covid restriction fatigue may wipe $100bn off Zoom value

By Thyagaraju Adinarayan for Irish Examiner  Zoom Video Communications, the poster child of the so-called “pandemic winners” basket, is losing more of its lustre. The video conferencing company’s shares slumped 18% to the lowest since June 2020. Its latest quarter...

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CNA receives purchase offer

CNA receives purchase offer

According to a recent article by Business Day, Black Mountain Investment Management, a Durban-based hedge fund cofounded by a former RMB staffer, has made an offer to buy CNA for R2-million. This is a rescue deal that hands it a company that most likely needs...

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Black Friday march against Amazon in Cape Town

Black Friday march against Amazon in Cape Town

By Hanno Labuschagne for MyBroadband An action group will be holding a march on Black Friday, 26 November 2021, to voice its opposition to the construction of Amazon’s new South African headquarters. The Liesbeek Action Campaign, which claims to represent the San and...

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ANC loses major Gauteng metros

ANC loses major Gauteng metros

By Baldwin Ndaba for IOL, News24 Mogale City Local Municipality in Krugersdorp has a new DA mayor after Councillor Tyrone Gray was on Tuesday elected executive mayor and Jacqueline Pannall as speaker. The municipality was previously under an ANC-led coalition but the...

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Consumers panic buy ahead of the festive season

Consumers panic buy ahead of the festive season

By Given Majola for IOL More consumers were panic buying ahead of the festive season and 66 percent of them were worried that supply chain disruptions would ruin their holiday shopping plans, according to a new global Oracle Retail consumer research study. Oracle’s...

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SARS extends filing deadline

SARS extends filing deadline

By Martin Hesse Time for IOL The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has extended the filing deadline for non-provisional taxpayers. The deadline, which was today, Tuesday November 23, has been extended to December 2. In a statement released today, SARS says it is...

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How to regain your office productivity

How to regain your office productivity

Focusing in the office has long been difficult, especially since companies became evangelical about knocking down walls in the name of open plan collaboration and lowering costs. But now, after nearly two years at home for many people, the return can feel almost...

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Cyber insurance is a fallback, not a solution

Cyber insurance is a fallback, not a solution

By Amritesh Anaand, practise lead for unified Communication at In2IT Technologies Cybercrime is a growing threat to businesses globally, and South Africa is no exception. The country ranks third in the world for the highest number of users experiencing targeted...

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Single company owner defrauded TERS of R100m

Single company owner defrauded TERS of R100m

By Babalo Ndenze for EWN The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) said one company owner used over 1 000 ID numbers to defraud the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF)’s temporary employment relief scheme (TERS) of over R100-million. The SIU on Wednesday told...

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Shoprite quietly launches mobile banking to 20m customers

Shoprite quietly launches mobile banking to 20m customers

Source: Tech Central Shoprite Group, South Africa’s largest retailer, has quietly launched a basic transactional bank account linked to its Xtra Savings rewards cards. With more than 20 million of these in issue across the Checkers and Shoprite brands, customers need...

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SA emergency response tech scores R62m in funding

SA emergency response tech scores R62m in funding

Source: Business Insider SA AURA, a tech start-up headquartered in Johannesburg that provides rapid private armed and medical response through a digital marketplace, has secured R62 million in a Series A funding. Since its launch in 2016, AURA has expanded from South...

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