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Mobile and Telecoms

TV White Spaces – a Gamechanger for Rural Internet Rollout

TV White Spaces – a Gamechanger for Rural Internet Rollout

July 15, 2018

By finally publishing regulations on the use of Television White Spaces (TVWS), South Africa’s Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) has...

Enterprise

SUSE Paves the Way for IT Transformation in the Software-Defined Era

SUSE Paves the Way for IT Transformation in the Software-Defined Era

June 27, 2018

SUSE announced the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 15, SUSE Manager 3.2 and SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 with a focus on helping...

Healthcare

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 450,000 children under five years of age die each year from vaccine preventable rotavirus infections

New vaccine against rotavirus launched in Uganda

June 27, 2018

The Government of Uganda has today launched a new rotavirus vaccine to protect under five-year-old children from diarrhoea. The vaccine, which will be...

Financial Services

Developing talent across the continent in the digital financial services space

Developing talent across the continent in the digital financial services space

July 17, 2018

A recruiter, whether external or internal, formal or informal, plays a crucial role in both a candidate’s and an employer’s work life. If...

Opinion

Software

Windows 10 as a Service: unleashing new opportunities for enterprise employees

Unleashing new opportunities for enterprise employees

July 12, 2018

The Windows environment is at the core of almost every organisation’s desktop computing strategy. Over time, the operating system has been augmented with...

Gadgets and Gaming

LG's Wallpaper OLED TV is a stunner

LG’s OLED “Wallpaper” TV is a stunner

July 18, 2018

Our vision of the future is mostly inspired by science fiction movies and can look like anything from dystopian classics such as Terminator to the more hopeful...

Features

Herman Lintvelt, Chief Technology Officer of Custos, a South African startup which embeds imperceptible bitcoin private keys in the digital files.

Interview: Fighting intellectual property pirates with the cloud

July 7, 2018

The modern-day pirate has a new target. By stealing original digital content like books and films, they rob hard-working creatives of their intellectual...

Startups

AI Agriculture innovation draws in funding for Cape Town startup

AI Agriculture innovation draws in funding for Cape Town startup

July 18, 2018

Aerobotics has successfully closed its Series A funding round with a raise of approximately $2 million. Major investors in the round include one of SA’s...

Internet of Things

Security

PoPI makes choosing a cloud provider more difficult

PoPI makes choosing a cloud provider more difficult

July 18, 2018

The spectre of Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (PoPI) looms ever closer, and while some companies will see the new regulation as something of a...

Online

Truecaller, Call Recording

Truecaller introduces Call Recording to monitor fraudulent calls

July 16, 2018

Today, Truecaller is introducing a new Premium feature, Call Recording, to help report harassment and fraud for its users. This comes as another great upgrade...

Retail Industry

Education

Schneider Electric South Africa’s Access to Education focus speaks to the large need for practical skills development within the field of energy.

Schneider Electric expands education training collaboration with DHET

July 16, 2018

Schneider Electric South Africa, specialists in energy management and automation, has signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and...

Mining and Energy

Zambia granted $50M towards renewable energy programme

Zambia granted $50M towards renewable energy programme

July 15, 2018

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $50 million framework financing for small-scale renewable energy projects in Zambia. Due to recent droughts,...