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Sony: Latest News
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:09 am AFKI Original
African consumers are increasingly able to enjoy numerous global tech brands due to a growing middle class on the continent that is savvy and mindful of what brands can offer them. Many of these brands have earned the admiration and loyalty of African consumers, with BrandAfrica ranking them in terms of the most admired brands from an African perspective. We take a look at 12 of the most admired global tech brands according to Africans.
Keren Mikva, 10:03 am AFKI Original
When media outlets reported on some of the stolen material or some aspects of its content, Sony sent a letter to news organizations saying Sony “does not consent to your possession, review, copying, dissemination, publication, uploading, downloading or making any use” of the information. Sony asked media outlets to delete the stolen information, and made this threat: “Sony Pictures Entertainment will have no choice but to hold you responsible for any damage or loss arising from such use or dissemination by you.” The investigation is evolving along with the ongoing data dump of hacked information. Here are 15 things you need to know about the Sony cyber attack.
Dana Sanchez, 11:37 am
Samsung products make up 52 percent of Africa’s mobile devices. The South Korean manufacturer is one of the few with an active Africa-focused strategy that includes products built for African conditions and call centers where staff speak a number of African languages.
Dana Sanchez, 2:31 pm
The shift in Nigeria toward digital platforms like iPods and smartphones for music consumption has done little to ease widespread copyright infringement and piracy in Africa’s most populous nation. For every song bought legitimately in Nigeria, more than 10 pirated copies are sold. In 2010, 550 albums were produced in Nigeria. Today, that number could be closer to 1,000.
Makula Dunbar, 2:26 pm
Sony cuts six percent of their workforce to continue expansion across Africa. Already at 88, Sony looks to increase the amount of branded stores in the continent to 143 by Spring 2014.
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