COVID-19 causes global decline in PC shipments

April 14, 2020 4:14 pm8 comments

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE worldwide computer market has experienced its sharpest decline since 2013 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This is a drop from three consecutive quarters of growth until the current quarter of the year. According to Gartner, worldwide personal computer (PC) shipments totalled 51,6 million units in […]

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Churches also not spared terror by cyber criminals

March 10, 2020 2:18 pm7 comments
Kaspersky Chief Executive Officer, Eugene Kaspersky

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – SOUTH African ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly targeted and sophisticated as public or community entities such as libraries and religious centres are now also falling victims. These and non-profitable organisations (NPOs) were previously spared the attacks. Maher Yamout, Senior Security Researcher for the Global Research […]

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Coronavirus impact on global smartphone sales revealed

March 4, 2020 10:09 am6 comments
Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is projected to hamper smartphone demand in China in the current quarter of the year. However, a negative impact on global demand has been ruled out. This is according to Gartner, the research and advisory company, as it reported sales to smartphones to end users […]

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