Cloud: It's not about IT, it's about the app

Embarking on
cloud journey 

It's about the apps
say tech experts.

Wednesday, Feb 20th

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Core Group Africa, Stanbic partner

The partnership will make Apple products available to the bank's customers in Nigeria. 

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Interswitch spins off card solutions and switching units

Move by African integrated payment firm aimed at boosting future growth.

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Former Google exec Ory Okolloh joins Omidyar Network

Investment firm, started by eBay founder, hires the ex-policy manager for Google Africa.

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Google close to buying mapping start-up Waze

Social network Facebook was also reported to be willing to pay $1 billion for the firm.

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Google in talks to buy Waze for about $1 billion

Facebook has also held talks to buy the Israeli mobile satellite navigation startup.

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Gauteng’s Power FM to launch 18 June

Listeners in South Africa’s richest province set to have more choice in talk radio stations.

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China's Lenovo buys and diversifies to outshine PC rivals

The PC maker posted posted a 90% rise in quarterly profit.

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Demand for tablets in MEA surges 184%

Research firm IDC forecasts tablet devices to overtake the region’s PC market size.

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Microsoft unveils Xbox One

The Xbox One is expected to be available worlwide later this year.

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Tech distributor Avnet shutting down MEA operations

US firm among world’s largest distributors of electronic components and computer products.

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Gyft to start accepting bitcoin payments globally

Startup co-founded by South African Vinny Lingham has adopted the virtual currency.