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Opera adds Bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers

Opera adds Bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers

January 22, 2018

Opera announced on 18 January 2018 that it is adding protection against cryptocurrency mining scripts to all its mobile browsers, which according to the...

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

Digital Health Cape Town announces finalists for Accelerator Programme

Digital Health Cape Town announces finalists for Accelerator Programme

January 19, 2018

On 19 January 2018, South Africa’s first dedicated digital health accelerator, Digital Health Cape Town (DHCT), announced their top finalists for their...

Financial Services

Nigeria: FirstBank upgrade internet banking solution.

Nigeria: FirstBank upgrades internet banking solution

January 22, 2018

On Friday 19 January 2018, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) announced that it has upgraded its Internet Banking Solution, FirstOnline. According to...

Opinion

Software

Pieter Bensch Executive Vice President, Africa & Middle East: Sage

Software in Africa: 4 enterprise trends to expect in 2018

January 22, 2018

Don’t be distracted by cool gadgets. The real technology innovation is happening in software architecture. African Businesses should not be fooled into...

Gadgets and Gaming

Watch 30 minutes of Monster Hunter World gameplay

Watch 30 minutes of Monster Hunter World gameplay

January 22, 2018

The third and final beta for Monster Hunter World had begun on Friday, January 19, 2018, at 2 a.m. (UTC) and will conclude on Monday, January 22 at 1:59 a.m....

Features

IT News Africa: Top Stories Of The Week

IT News Africa: Top Stories Of The Week

January 12, 2018

2018 began the same way as 2017 ended off, with a number of tech stories making headlines across the globe. This past week the Consumer Electronics Show 2018...

Startups

South Africa: Tshimologong and BCX launch digital innovation programme

South Africa: Tshimologong and BCX launch digital innovation programme

January 19, 2018

On Friday 19 January 2018, Wits University’s, Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, announced the launch of the BCX Innovation Programme and are inviting...

Internet of Things

Security

Kenyan authority warns internet users of third-party software risks

Kenyan authority warns internet users of third-party software risks

January 22, 2018

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has, through the National Computer Incident Response Team Coordination Centre (National KE-CIRT/CC), issued a...

Online

Social media reacts to George Weah sworn in as President of Liberia

Social media reacts to George Weah being sworn in as President of Liberia

January 22, 2018

From being one of the biggest football icons in the 1990s to becoming the president of Liberia in 2018, George Weah made history when he was sworn in as the...

Retail Industry

Education

Focus on digital skills, technology to reignite SA’s manufacturing sector

Focus on digital skills, technology to reignite South Africa’s manufacturing sector

January 18, 2018

The manufacturing industry’s role in the South African economy has seen a long and sustained decline: from contributing nearly a quarter of GDP in the...

Mining and Energy

It’s time to meet digital disruption head-on

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...