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Mobile and Telecoms

Huawei, Xpress Money partner to grow African mobile money footprint

Huawei, Xpress Money partner to grow African mobile money footprint

December 13, 2017

On 13 December 2017, ICT solutions provider, Huawei, announced a partnership with Xpress Money, a money transfer brands, to drive mobile money services to more...

Enterprise

Enterprise customers look to resellers to share the risks of IT deployment

Enterprise customers look to resellers to share the risks of IT deployment

November 23, 2017

ICT resellers that want to thrive in a changing technology market need to be prepared to share risks with their customers and move towards consumption-based...

Healthcare

Lesego Digital Village to address healthcare challenges in North West

Lesego Digital Village to address healthcare challenges in North West

December 11, 2017

Samsung launched the Lesego Digital Village in North West, South Africa on Friday, 08 December 2017. This facility aims to provide primary health care and...

Financial Services

Gemalto's platform offers digital payment solutions

Gemalto’s platform offers digital payment solutions

December 13, 2017

Gemalto has announced that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) can now offer a single gateway enabling issuers to connect to the Mastercard and Visa tokenization...

Opinion

Software

The metamorphosis of WAN to SD-WAN

The metamorphosis of WAN to SD-WAN

December 11, 2017

The software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is coming to the rescue of network managers by helping them to manage their network in disparate locations – from urban to...

Gadgets and Gaming

Why you shouldn’t have to monitor your employees’ content consumption

Why you shouldn’t have to monitor your employees’ content consumption

December 12, 2017

Talk of monitoring and blocking employee access to certain types of Internet content might sound like draconian management measures. After all, we’re all...

  • 7 business and tech trends to expect in 2018

    7 business and tech trends to expect in 2018

    December 13, 2017 • General, Lists, Top Stories

    On 13 December 2017, Accenture released its Fjord Trends 2018, an annual report analysing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organisations and society. Its 11th annual report examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business, technology and design in the year ahead. Rapid technological advancements are altering the world we live in today, [&hellip...

  • Cybersecurity Predictions & Trends for 2018

    Cybersecurity Predictions and Trends for 2018

    December 11, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Security, Top Stories

    Online security is seemingly getting more compromised with each passing year. 2017 has witnessed some of the worst security breaches in history – such as the breach of Equifax, which impacted over 143 million clients in the U.S. and abroad. There were also three major state-sponsored ransomware attacks, affecting hundreds of thousands of targets around [&hellip...

  • Top 10 IT security predictions for 2018

    Top 10 IT security predictions for 2018

    December 8, 2017 • Lists, Opinion, Security, Top Stories

    2017 was certainly the year in which the world sat up and took notice of the undeniable importance of IT security. There were multiple high profile data breaches and hacking which resulted in the affected companies not only losing millions of Dollars but also losing the trust of its customers. The IT security landscape is [&hellip...

  • IoT and ERP is a powerful combination that gives African SMEs agility

    Top 10 African Internet of Things startups to watch

    December 7, 2017 • Features, Internet of Things, Lists

    IoT is growing and will continue to grow beyond 2017. IHS Technology predicts that there will be 75 billion connected devices by 2020. IoT is about connecting exponentially more devices to the internet. This trend promises to make our global society more efficient and productive than we ever imagined possible. The Internet of Things is disrupting [&hellip...

  • 4 Apps for Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises

    4 Apps for Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises

    December 5, 2017 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Small and medium-scale enterprises (SME’s) make up an integral part of the economy in developing countries across Africa. These SME’s do not have the same capital as larger companies may have, this is why it is so important that they leverage innovative and cost effective technology solutions in order to ensure the business can grow. [&hellip...

  • Cybersecurity Predictions & Trends for 2018

    4 Important things you should know about online security

    December 1, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    The increase in cyber crime is an issue which has been well documented throughout 2017. As cyber criminals continue to craft new ways to get at unsuspecting victims and as the world continues to move towards the 4th industrial revolution, which will feature multiple connected devices, the need to pay more attention to online security [&hellip...

Features

IoT and ERP is a powerful combination that gives African SMEs agility

Top 10 African Internet of Things startups to watch

December 7, 2017

IoT is growing and will continue to grow beyond 2017. IHS Technology predicts that there will be 75 billion connected devices by 2020. IoT is about connecting...

Startups

Bitcoin SEO: Get it right for your Blockchain startup

Bitcoin SEO: Get it right for your blockchain startup

December 11, 2017

Meta Description: In the face of increased competition, many blockchain startups are opting to employ Bitcoin SEO techniques in order to stand out from the...

Internet of Things

Security

The importance of having cyber insurance

Why it’s important to have cyber insurance

December 13, 2017

Global transportation technology company Uber Technologies has admitted it suffered a breach that saw hackers stealing the personal information of...

Online

Kenya: Nairobi County partners Cisco for deployment of Digital Business Roadmap

Kenya: Nairobi County partners Cisco for deployment of Digital Business Roadmap

December 13, 2017

Nairobi City County has announced the launch of its Digital Business Roadmap in partnership with Cisco for digital transformation of service delivery. The...

Retail Industry

Education

Transforming global education with dynamic, future-focused digital solutions

Transforming global education with dynamic, future-focused digital solutions

December 13, 2017

From South Africa to South America, education is in a critical state of flux. Young learners are failing to emerge from their traditional schooling with the...

Mining and Energy

Google Cloud Platform customers can secure sensitive data on the cloud

Study: Oil and gas firms believe digital transformation can drive process efficiencies

November 20, 2017

A study by IFS has accessed maturity of digital transformation in 16 countries across companies in the oil and gas, commercial aviation, construction and...