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The New Huawei Retail Experience Store, Mall of Africa.

Huawei Opens First Retail Experience Store in South Africa

March 22, 2017

Huawei opened their first retail experience store in South Africa today during the unveiling of the store located in the Mall of Africa, Midrand. The opening...

Enterprise

Amr Kamel, Microsoft GM in the West, East, Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands.

Over 554 million records stolen in first half of 2016

February 10, 2017

More than 554 million data records were stolen during the first half of 2016, a 31% increase from the previous six months – and that was just from the...

Healthcare

IBM Watson Health and IDx, LLC alliance to advance eye health through cognitive computing applications.

IDx and IBM Watson Health forge alliance for Eye Health

March 23, 2017

IBM Watson Health and IDx, LLC announced a five-year strategic alliance to advance eye health through cognitive computing applications. The alliance aims to...

Financial Services

Instagram now boasts 1 million advertisers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Instagram hits 1 million active advertisers

March 22, 2017

Facebook-owned photo and video app, Instagram has announced that it now has 1 million monthly active advertisers. With over 150 million active users daily the...

Opinion

Software

We have stopped thinking about AI as a domain for rocket scientists only.

What’s Next For Artificial Intelligence?

March 23, 2017

Last year was a hugely significant year for artificial intelligence. It was a year of spectacular achievement. For the first time a system was created with the...

Gadgets and Gaming

The Dell Firelord 7567 offer excellent gaming at a fraction of the cost.

Dell Firelord – The gaming laptop without the price tag

March 20, 2017

The new Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (Firelord 7567), distributed by Drive Control Corporation (DCC), continues to offer excellent gaming at a fraction of the cost...

  • Women in Africa continue to make their mark in the ICT industry.

    Top 9 women tech innovators in Africa

    March 22, 2017 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    As the nation celebrated International Women’s Day earlier this month it is imperative that we recognise women for their achievements not only that but also celebrate their contribution in the world of technology. With gender diversity especially in ICT being an ongoing challenge, women have to constantly prove their capabilities and strengths. More women are [&hellip...

  • Africa's 7 Highest Internet Using Countries.

    Nigeria leads Africa’s 7 Highest Internet Using Countries

    March 20, 2017 • Features, General, Lists, Top Stories, West Africa

    Access to the Internet is fast becoming a human right in the eyes of millions of people from around the world. This is because the Internet has evolved to a point where people see internet access as vital for them to exercise and enjoy their rights to the freedom of expression and other fundamental human [&hellip...

  • Top 10 Publishers of 2016. (Image Source: UA Tech)

    Top 10 Mobile Publishers of 2016

    March 17, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top Stories

    We carry them around with us where ever we go and as soon as we are provided with the slightest of gaps we will whip them out and they gain our undivided attention, they are our smartphones. But what would we do on these devices without the games and applications that provide us with endless [&hellip...

  • 5 ways to use social media for professional networking.

    5 Ways To Use Social Media For Professional Networking

    March 17, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    The advent of social media has helped to introduce the concept of ‘social media for professional networking’. Slowly, ‘in-person’ networking is being overpowered by simply connecting to social networking sites. It’s all part of the phenomenon of social media that engages tens of millions of internet users per day. In today’s ‘networking space’, it is [&hellip...

  • Ernst Wittmann, Regional Manager for Southern Africa at ALCATEL.

    5 ways to keep your IoT devices safe and secure

    March 14, 2017 • Internet of Things, Lists, Opinion, Security

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly taking off as people and businesses connect everything from their cars, to their home automation systems, and to the Internet. These devices are starting to change how we live and work – allowing us to track our heart rates and calories with a fitness tracker, monitor and improve [&hellip...

  • The growing skills gap as demand for qualified cyber security professionals continues to outstrip supply (image: Shutterstock)

    7 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM ONLINE THREATS

    March 14, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Security, Top Stories

    The rising prevalence of hacking and use of malware to acquire sensitive information and/or personal data from unsuspecting targets have made companies and businesses buckle up and make IT security a top priority, especially considering the recent hacks of LinkedIn, Yahoo, and even Apple.   In line with this, Jumia Travel,  highlights the 7 ways [&hellip...

Features

Women in Africa continue to make their mark in the ICT industry.

Top 9 women tech innovators in Africa

March 22, 2017

As the nation celebrated International Women’s Day earlier this month it is imperative that we recognise women for their achievements not only that but...

Startups

Hire a professional driver within 24 hours.

Hire Professional Drivers Through Nigerian Transport-Tech Company

March 23, 2017

Drivers are an integral part of  the daily activities of people and businesses whether its in relation to the movement of persons or the movement goods from...

Internet of Things

Security

Paul Williams, Country Manager SADC at Fortinet.

Securing your growing home network

March 22, 2017

The number of connected devices in South African homes are expected to increase exponentially. Smart TVs, connected appliances, online fitness devices,...

Online

Wiza Nyondo, Head of Tourism at FNB Business.

Technology advancements changing the face of tourism

March 23, 2017

The ease of technology has completely revolutionized the tourism industry. One no longer needs to go any further than their smartphone to plan and book a...

Retail Industry

Education

Gareth Hawkey, redPanda Software CEO.

Why practical skills training should be a strategic imperative for SA’s IT leaders

March 20, 2017

In a business environment that is now largely driven by innovative IT and software, there is massive demand for skilled and highly trained IT professionals....

Mining and Energy

The global oil and gas industry is undergoing a period of unprecedented change and disruption.

Industrial IoT set to shake up African oil & gas sector

March 22, 2017

The global oil and gas industry is undergoing a period of unprecedented change and disruption. Falling crude oil prices have put immense strain on the entire...