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Mobile and Telecoms

Ericsson an exclusive, multi-year feature film deal with leading international content distributor 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, for its subscription video on demand (VOD) service, Nuvu. (Image Source: cnbc.com)

Ericsson inks deal with 20th Century Fox for DreamWorks Animated features

January 13, 2017

Ericsson has signed a deal with international content distributor 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, for its subscription video on demand (VOD) service,...

Enterprise

Datacentrix became only the 2nd local competitor to attain the  Gold UNITY Partner certification with F5 Networks.

Datacentrix becomes 2nd local F5 Unity Gold partner

January 12, 2017

It was announced in Johannesburg on Thursday that Datacentrix, a provider of high performance ICT solutions, has attained Gold UNITY Partner certification with...

Healthcare

Youth in Mozambique using the Kamaleon community tablet.

Mozambique: Kamaleon brings internet access to remote areas

December 13, 2016

Mozambican technology startup company Kamaleon is bringing Internet access to remote rural areas through a platform called “Community Tablet ” (“Tablet...

Financial Services

Rahul Jain and Andreas Demleitner, Peach Payments co-founders.

Peach payment introduces PaySafe an online payment solution for SME’s

January 16, 2017

With many small business owners struggling to collect  invoices efficiently, an online payment system, Peach Payments has introduced Peach PaySafe, an online...

Opinion

Software

Malan Joubert, OfferZen Co-founder.

OfferZen ranked among most innovative companies in Africa

January 13, 2017

OfferZen, a curated online recruitment marketplace, has been ranked as one of Africa’s top companies to watch in Fast Company’s World’s 100 Most...

Gadgets and Gaming

The new CH711 is designed for gaming and multimedia entertainment.

Samsung Quantum Dot cured monitor announced at CES 2017

January 13, 2017

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new CH711 Quantum Dot curved monitor at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas. “Today’s...

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    Richest Africans in Technology

    January 11, 2017 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    When Forbes released their list of Richest Africans in 2017, the leaders in the tech industry could not be ignored. Here are the 5 richest Africans in tech in 2017: 5. Onsi Sawiris- Egypt $1.07 Billion-telecoms Onsi Sawiris is number 18 on the overall African rich list, he is the patriarch of the Sawiris family, [&hellip...

  • LinkedIn provides professionals with a simple way to connect and create industry specific relationships.

    4 simple ways Africans can stand out on LinkedIn

    January 11, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    LinkedIn is one of the top social networks in the world today and is very popular amongst professionals. With a membership of over 380 million, LinkedIn has a growing influence as a professional networking tool and can be extremely powerful when the user is aware of the platform’s features. This is not the case with [&hellip...

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    5 ways to lower your cellular charges while travelling

    October 21, 2016 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

    Being in a completely strange place without having anything in common,exploring new cultures and destinations brings you the ultimate happiness. You can have the time of your life until something very ‘’little’’ just spoils your entire vacation. One such things is running out of airtime or battery getting in a way of your communication. Often [&hellip...

  • A new world of consumer choice – powered by on-demand technology – is changing customers’ expectations of the payments experience. (Image Source: blouinnews.com)

    6 things you didn’t know you could do with your smartphone

    October 20, 2016 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

    A majority of us have and use smartphones on the daily, but how many of us actually maximize its functions? Aside from voice calls, social networking, telling the time, listening to music and maybe using the device as a flashlight, there are so many other creative ways the smartphone can be used beyond their standard features to [&hellip...

  • Google has rolled out an update to its Google Play Movies & TV app (image: Google)

    10 key trends shaping digital entertainment on demand

    October 19, 2016 • Lists, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories

    On-demand entertainment is relatively new to the South African market, but it is already taking the market by storm and evolving on the fly. Taryn Uhlmann, Executive Head of Operations at Discover Digital, a digital entertainment and video on demand services company, predicts 10 key trends to shape on-demand services in the short term: The [&hellip...

  • Jack Ma listed a the most influential technology leader in China

    China’s 10 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs

    October 4, 2016 • Lists, Top Stories

    China can easily be described as being in the forefront of technology and a leader in economic transformation. According to a report by the WEF, Chinese openness to technology has enabled their growth and success. What China has proved is that technology, although slow and costly is a great investment and instrumental to economic growth [&hellip...

Features

Fake news continues to be a problem around the world and its implications can not be underestimated.

Lies, lies, lies! Fake news the epidemic plaguing the Internet

January 13, 2017

The internet is a wonderful place, filled with information aplenty from thousands if not millions of different sites. You can basically find out anything you...

Startups

Rahul Jain and Andreas Demleitner, Peach Payments co-founders.

Peach payment introduces PaySafe an online payment solution for SME’s

January 16, 2017

With many small business owners struggling to collect  invoices efficiently, an online payment system, Peach Payments has introduced Peach PaySafe, an online...

Internet of Things

Security

Kaspersky Lab has discovered attacks which appear to be using a zero-day exploit for the InPage text editor. (Image source: File)

Kaspersky Threat Lookup to enhance enterprise incident response

January 12, 2017

Kaspersky Lab announced the global availability of Kaspersky Threat Lookup – a security intelligence service aimed at enhancing enterprise incident response...

Online

Apps for business

South Africa: EvenMe! the app looking to shape the youth releases phase 2

January 13, 2017

  EvenMe!, has announced the roll out of their second phase of development. The online portal looks bridges the gap allowing and school leavers,...

Retail Industry

Education

Angel Schaerer, Teacher Engagement Lead for Microsoft South Africa.

Opinion: Knowledge Grazing in an Information Age

January 11, 2017

The information revolution has shifted learning away from ordered hierarchies toward a much messier, disorganised and self-directed learning paradigm. But has...

Mining and Energy

samsung

Samsung ranked “least green” technology firm

January 12, 2017

Samsung has been ranked among the “least green” technology companies in the World. According to a report by the BBC the Greenpeace report,...