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Tyrone Soondarjee, New Cell C CFO.

New Cell C CFO Announced

June 27, 2017

South African telecommunications company, Cell C, announced today that Tyrone Soondarjee will be joining the company as the new Chief Financial Officer. Jose...

Enterprise

Vodacom Down

Vodacom opens NB-IoT Lab

June 27, 2017

In order to help incubate and commercialise machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) systems using narrowband networking, Vodacom has today...

Healthcare

Healthcare Innovation Summit 2016

Johannesburg Conference to Tackle Digital Transformation in Healthcare

June 27, 2017

The 3rd Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017), taking place in Johannesburg on 29-30 August 2017, will tackle hot topics such as robotics,...

Financial Services

Kele Boakgomo, Managing Director for Financial Services practice at Accenture in South Africa.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionise Banking

June 27, 2017

Artificial Intelligence gets a bad rap in pop culture. Movies like Terminator (with its rebellious Skynet) and 2001 (with its murderous HAL 9000) portray a...

Opinion

Software

Kele Boakgomo, Managing Director for Financial Services practice at Accenture in South Africa.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionise Banking

June 27, 2017

Artificial Intelligence gets a bad rap in pop culture. Movies like Terminator (with its rebellious Skynet) and 2001 (with its murderous HAL 9000) portray a...

Gadgets and Gaming

Modern drones stand to offer multi-faceted support in combating forest fires and disaster relief operation.  (image: JacarandaFM)

How drones will support future fire disaster management

June 23, 2017

In the midst of the worst wildfire to strike the southern Cape coast, South Africa in over 150 years, drones slowly started coming into play as a local...

  • The African economy has evolved over the past year.

    African Countries With The Most Tech Hubs Ranked

    June 23, 2017 • General, Lists, Top Stories

    Africa is known as the motherland, the birth of mankind, where it all began. Yet for many years it has also been called the “dark continent” due to the rate of development of many countries. This perception is changing quickly, with hundreds of technology innovation hubs, who are creating cutting-edge technology products and services, popping [&hellip...

  • Mobile internet use will account for 26% of global media consumption by 2019.

    How to use less data without doing less

    June 22, 2017 • General, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    With Yesterdays supposed Social Media Blackout in South Africa intending at highlighting the extensive price of mobile data in the country, millions of mobile users across the world not just in South Africa search for way to curb their data usage and thus save money. With the constant need to be “connected” to the world [&hellip...

  • Modern drones stand to offer multi-faceted support in combating forest fires and disaster relief operation.  (image: JacarandaFM)

    10 Industries Drones Could Impact

    June 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    The rapidly-growing global drone market presents a plethora of opportunities for companies to enhance their operations, or for new businesses to emerge, says Airborne Drones. With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere between $11 billion and $13 billion by 2020, organisations across all verticals stand to gain by harnessing the new [&hellip...

  • There have been sporadic calls in the media for the #DataMustFall campaign to be resurrected.

    7 safety apps that could save your life

    June 16, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Mobile apps have helped us connect with friends and family and they have, in some way simplified communication between people. From sharing pictures and messages and sometimes making audio and video calls, apps offer a variety of solutions and entertainment.  Mobile apps provide access to tasks, maps and messages on tablets and smartphones. They can [&hellip...

  • VPN 10 questions to ask when selecting one.

    How to Choose a VPN?

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

      As Internet users around the world continually search for ways to protect their privacy online, VPN have been singled out by many as an ideal solution. By using a VPN, one’s Internet traffic gets encrypted and routed through a secure tunnel between two points: the computer and a remote VPN server. This way, no [&hellip...

  • Apps to help you get across SA.

    Discover South Africa with these great Travel apps

    June 14, 2017 • Features, Lists, Southern Africa, Top Stories

    South Africa is world renowned for have a diversity and beauty in landscapes that can not be matched by any other country in the world, from the famous natural landscapes, to the “dorps” and cities that are full of interesting discoveries. For many South Africans their ideal holiday is in Europe or other famous destinations [&hellip...

Features

Fintech

Fintech players to capture Africa’s unbanked market

June 26, 2017

The advent of Fintech has blown Africa’s unbanked market wide open but no one knows yet who the big winners will be in capturing this massive emerging...

Startups

What to look out for when buying a second hand phone.

MobiCash Launches MobiSpaza in South Africa

June 27, 2017

MobiCash, a mobile financial services and technology company, today announced the release of their new platform called MobiSpaza in South Africa. The new...

Internet of Things

Security

Mike Rees, Territory Account Manager for SA at Commvault.

The anatomy of a ransomware attack – keeping your organisation immune

June 27, 2017

  Ransomware is a type of malware that, as the name suggests, takes a user’s data hostage and then holds it for ransom. If users do not pay the ransom,...

Online

Rihana Hoosain, MWEB Head of Products.

MWEB Launches LTE-A

June 27, 2017

Internet Service Provider, MWEB will be launching LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) products on Monday 3 July 2017 to complement its existing fibre-to-the-home and ADSL...

Retail Industry

Education

AGRICOLLEGES international has established a cloud-based e-learning platform, where students can study on computers and mobile devices. (image: E-learning Industry)

South African teachers to receive digital training

June 26, 2017

In a study run by Via Afrika, less than 35% of South Africa’s teachers had been trained in basic digital and ICT skills in 2011. Five years later, the...

Mining and Energy

stage 4 load shedding

Industroyer- The Malware That Could Leave You In Darkness

June 22, 2017

Cyber-security firms ESET and Dragos have unearthed a new malware that can disrupt power grids leading to blackouts for days. The malware has been named...