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Mobile and Telecoms

MTN introduces industry-first biometric system

MTN introduces industry-first biometric system

November 16, 2017

South African telecommunications company, MTN, has revealed that the company will introduce a new biometric system in an attempt to reduce consumer fraud and...

Enterprise

mobile ERP, cloud, big data

Enterprise resource planning is going mobile

October 9, 2017

In an increasingly connected world, companies are embracing mobile as an effective platform to communicate, manage employees and reach customers or suppliers....

Healthcare

Solar project brings relief to Malawi health facilities

Solar project brings relief to Malawi health facilities

November 15, 2017

As part of its ongoing commitment to developing the healthcare infrastructure in Malawi, the country’s Ministry of Health, through the Global Fund Project...

Financial Services

Wala and Veridium to demonstrate new digital banking model in Africa

Wala and Veridium to demonstrate new digital banking model in Africa

November 17, 2017

Veridium, a biometrics company has announced a partnership with Wala, a South African-based, blockchain-powered financial services platform. Through the...

Opinion

Software

The building blocks of a global software business

The building blocks of a global software business

November 14, 2017

According to the latest IDC research, the South African enterprise application software market will reach a value of $410-million by 2018. That is a very small...

Gadgets and Gaming

Star Wars Battlefront II microtransactions taken offline

Star Wars Battlefront II microtransactions taken offline

November 17, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II has officially launched; however, after much controversy, publisher Electronic Arts (EA) has temporarily removed the ability to...

Features

The Smart City Expo World Congress 2017, Barcelona, Spain.

In Pictures: Smart City Expo World Congress 2017

November 15, 2017

The Smart City Expo World Congress 2017, which is being held in Barcelona, Spain, from 14-16 November 2017, drew in the masses as over 17 thousand people...

Startups

Digital platforms crucial for SME funding

Digital platforms crucial for SME funding

November 15, 2017

The efficient use of digital platforms is crucial in enabling convenient access to funding for South Africa’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs). This is...

Internet of Things

Security

Beware of commercial identity theft

Beware of commercial identity theft

November 17, 2017

The recent data breach where a wide range of sensitive information was revealed to be available on millions of South African consumers should be a wake-up call...

Online

Survival needs: food,water...WiFi?

Survival needs: food, water… WiFi?

November 16, 2017

You can live without air for three minutes, three hours without shelter, three days without water, and three weeks without food; but how long can you survive...

Retail Industry

Education

South Africa: BCX launches a free digital learning platform

South Africa: BCX launches a free digital learning platform

November 7, 2017

On Monday 6 November 2017 BCX, a member of the Telkom group, announced that the company has launched a  digital learning platform which according to the...

Mining and Energy

Mauritius launches $191 million renewable energy project

Mauritius launches $191 million renewable energy project

November 13, 2017

On Friday 10 November in Port Louis, Mauritius, the Republic of Mauritius launched a US$191 million renewable energy project supported by the Green Climate...