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Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple fined millions for Australia false iPhone claims

June 19, 2018

Apple has been slapped with an A$9 million ($9.6m) fine by Australia’s Federal Court for making false or misleading claims to customers with faulty...

Enterprise

EA provides firms with optimised processes that enable the delivery of business strategy while also responding to change and embracing new technologies.

Introducing enterprise architecture as a service

June 11, 2018

CIOs today are faced with a dizzying array of enterprise technology services, and while it’s never been easier to purchase new tools, it’s also never been...

Healthcare

Dr. William Mapham, founder of Vula Mobile

African Technology startups showcase Innovative Healthcare Solutions at VivaTech in France

June 13, 2018

Pharmaceutical company, Sanofi’s Afric@Tech initiative – which was created as a part of the recent Viva Technology event in Paris, France, took place this...

Financial Services

SADC finance professionals adopting automation to promote financial transparency and effectiveness

SADC finance professionals adopting automation to promote transparency

June 20, 2018

As the compliance agenda gains traction across Africa, the finance professionals of Central-Southern Africa are displaying a hunger to adopt automation as a...

Opinion

Software

Sophos launches email protection solution boosted by artificial intelligence

Sophos launches email protection solution boosted by artificial intelligence

June 14, 2018

Sophos, a network and endpoint security company, has announced Sophos Email Advanced, the first email protection solution to offer predictive security with...

Gadgets and Gaming

The use of smart speakers has expanded the possibilities available through smartphone chatbots or text-based systems including those from Facebook and Apple.

Voice shopping seen as new frontier

June 19, 2018

Earlier this year, Google announced the introduction of Shopping Actions. According to Google the program “gives customers an easy way to shop your...

  • The Top 10 iOS 12 features announced at WWDC 2018 (Image from www.digitaltrends.com)

    The Top 10 iOS 12 features announced at WWDC 2018

    June 17, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    Apple announced a range of new developments at their annual Worldwide Developers Conference last week, some of which included the new operating system for Mac, macOS Mojave, and a bunch of new fitness-related features on watchOS 5. Of all the announcements, that of iOS 12 was probably the most anticipated because it would affect anyone with [&hellip...

  • 10 tech podcasts to start listening to right now

    10 tech podcasts to start listening to right now

    May 24, 2018 • Features, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Podcasts are becoming more and more popular as a medium of entertainment. “What are podcasts,” you ask. Podcasts are a series of audio files made available online. Reminiscent of old radio, they have all the appeal of a talk show or a television series without the visual element, but unlike radio or television of old, [&hellip...

  • Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa 2018

    Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa 2018

    May 4, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    Africa’s economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2 percent in 2018 and to a further 3.5 in 2019, this is according to the latest World Bank report released early 2018. According to the report, non-resource intensive countries are expected to expand at a solid pace, helped by robust investment growth. South Africa, Nigeria [&hellip...

  • Top 5 game releases of 2018 so far

    Top 5 game releases of 2018 so far

    April 29, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists

    2018 has started off as a great year for new games across all platforms. It seems to be a great year for storytelling and action. Here are a few of the top new releases so far.             5. Dragon Ball FighterZ Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2.5D fighting game developed by [&hellip...

  • Digital tools to supercharge business builder’s productivity

    Top digital tools to supercharge business productivity

    April 23, 2018 • Africa By Region, Lists, Opinion

    Today’s digital tools can help take the stress out of managing your day-to-day tasks and collaborating with your team. Using these tools can save your business money and supercharge your productivity. One survey commissioned by Google and conducted by Deloitte found that connected small businesses in the US that have adopted advanced digital tools earn [&hellip...

  • Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

    Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

    March 8, 2018 • General, Lists, Opinion

    Over the course of the last few years, Artificial intelligence (AI) has become recognised as one of the keys to solving some of the world’s most complex issues – unlocking a level of growth and innovation that has never been seen before. Governments across the globe are now shifting gear, actively designing investment approaches, invectives [&hellip...

Features

All things Apple from WWDC 2018 (Image from www.cultofmac.com)

All things Apple from WWDC 2018

June 7, 2018

Apple announced a range of new developments at their annual Worldwide Developers Conference, WWDC, this week. The conference kicked off on Monday June 4, with...

Startups

Untapped opportunity in Africa’s emerging startup hubs

Untapped opportunity in Africa’s emerging startup hubs

June 18, 2018

African startups are in a unique position to leverage innovation to answer some of the continent’s most pressing challenges. To achieve this, an enabling...

Internet of Things

Security

Tapping into neurodiversity for new cyber security skills

Tapping into neurodiversity for new cyber security skills

June 19, 2018

Organisations and governments, alike, have every reason to be concerned about the rising threat levels they face today; rarely a week goes by without security...

Online

Amazon CloudFront Expands into Africa with new Edge Location in Johannesburg and first Edge Location in Bangalore

Amazon CloudFront expands into Africa

June 19, 2018

Since launching Amazon CloudFront in November 2008, they’ve been continuously expanding their infrastructure footprint around the world to improve...

Retail Industry

Education

Creating coding prodigies in previously disadvantaged schools

Creating coding prodigies in previously disadvantaged schools

June 16, 2018

Learning to code is a critical element in the 21st century school curriculum, giving learners the ability not only to use technology but to create it, as the...

Mining and Energy

Building a Case for Predictive Maintenance for Mining

Building a case for predictive maintenance for mining

June 19, 2018

The South African mining industry performed poorly over the past ten years, shrinking to become even smaller today than it was in 1994. However, if major...