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Netflix: the most valuable media company in the world (for a day)

Netflix: the most valuable media company in the world (for a day)

Netflix overtook Walt Disney in market value on Thursday, taking the title of most valuable media company from the film, TV and theme-park giant, but only for a little while. Shares of the video streaming service rose as much as 2% to US$351.48 in New York, and the company’s market cap topped $152bn, exceeding the [&hellip

Data protection D-day is here

GDPR is here, and for organisations that deal with any personal information relating to EU member states, non-compliance will be ruinous.

The countdown has ended. D-day for enforcement of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here. As of today, 25 May 2018, penalties will begin rolling in for organisations that have not yet taken the necessary steps to ensure they are compliant with this restructured – and considerably more stringent – set [&hellip

Accenture commits $200 million to education

Accenture commits $200 million to education

Accenture has announced its commitment to more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age. “As a technology leader, we have an obligation to apply new scalable technology solutions to help solve complex societal challenges,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO. “Our [&hellip

MTN Nigeria introduces 17-Digit Recharge PIN

MTN Nigeria Introduces 17-Digit Recharge PIN

The management of MTN Nigeria has announced the introduction of a new 17-digit recharge card Personal Identification Number (PIN), one additional digit from the previous 16. What this means is that when purchasing a scratch card of any denomination, the number of PINs you will type in the process of loading will be 17. In [&hellip

Africa Blockchain Alliance launches in East Africa

. ABA will be participating at the African Blockchain Conference in Kampala, Uganda being hosted by the Blockchain Association of Uganda.

The Africa Blockchain Alliance, a non-profit organisation with a mission to educate and network stakeholders in order to promote the development of the blockchain ecosystem in Africa, is pleased to announce the addition of Blockchain Association of Uganda as one of its members. ABA will be participating at the African Blockchain Conference in Kampala, Uganda [&hellip

Online mentoring consultancy helping African students get a dream college offer

Online mentoring consultancy helping African students get a dream college offer

Crimson Education an online mentoring consultancy that helps build high school students’ candidacy to apply for overseas universities has opened offices in South Africa. Crimson was started by two high-scholars Jamie Beaton and South Africa-born Sharndre Kushor in 2013 is currently operating in 17 cities around the world including South Africa. Crimson’s entire business model is [&hellip