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Mobile and Telecoms

MTN brings back Mahala Calls for prepaid subscribers

MTN brings back Mahala Calls for prepaid subscribers

October 15, 2018

From 16 October 2018 MTN will be bringing back Mahala Calls, as part of the MTN Zone offering – just in time for long summer days and holiday trips. MTN...

Enterprise

SAP Announces New Suite of Solutions to Modernize CRM and a New Data Management Suite(Image source: abap-tutorials.com)

SAP partners with the Social Enterprise World Forum

September 14, 2018

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) today announced they are entering into a three-year partnership, with SAP acting as the global...

Healthcare

Achieving better patient outcomes with artificial intelligence

Achieving better patient outcomes with artificial intelligence

October 15, 2018

Nurse Florence Nightingale may be most well-known as the British Army’s lady with the lamp, assiduously conducting night rounds and attending to the wounded...

Financial Services

Lesley Williams, CEO of Tshimologong

IT and the Green economy identified as future-orientated businesses in South Africa

October 12, 2018

South African SMEs are estimated to represent 90% of formal businesses, provide employment to about 60% of the labour force and contribute approximately 34% of...

Opinion

Software

Vodacom introduces SD-WAN to help African enterprises

Vodacom introduces SD-WAN to help African enterprises

October 15, 2018

Vodacom has introduced Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) through Vodacom Business. The telecom company is one of the first to launch the digital...

Gadgets and Gaming

Samsung's original flexible display demonstrated at CES 2013.

Samsung’s foldable phone doubles as a tablet in your pocket

October 15, 2018

For years, Samsung has been rumoured to be working on a foldable smartphone set for 2019. According to reports by CNET, Samsung’s much awaited and...

  • Windows 10 is one of those operating systems that play a pivotal role in the work of so many people on a day to day basis, but how many of these people have ever really tapped into their computer's full capability?

    10 tips to get the most out of Windows 10

    September 2, 2018 • Lists, Software, Top Stories

    Windows 10 is one of those operating systems that play a pivotal role in the work of so many people on a day to day basis, but how many of these people have ever really tapped into their computer’s full potential? Because of its ever-changing nature, Windows 10 has so many hidden functionalities, so many [&hellip...

  • Retail technology is changing buying and delivery methods

    5 ways IOT improves your retail experience

    August 25, 2018 • Internet of Things, Lists, Retail, Top Stories

    As digital is taking business and customer interaction to the next level, the sector which seems to vastly adopt and respond to these technological advancements is retail. The Internet of Things or IoT is revolutionising the world by creating smart devices that are all connected to the internet. E-commerce turned the retail world on its [&hellip...

  • 10 Ways to take better care of your laptop

    10 Ways to take better care of your laptop

    August 22, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    Our digital devices have essentially become extensions of ourselves and there’s nothing quite as tragic as the moment your laptop gives up on you. It inevitably will, but there are a few things you can do to prolong your device’s lifespan by a good few years and save yourself money in the process. Here are [&hellip...

  • Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

    Five ways you can create the perfect password and why you should

    August 17, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    Stories of people being hacked online are becoming more common these days. Many people have had their accounts, whether Facebook or Twitter, compromised.  Avoiding these kinds of hacks means that one needs to use stronger passwords, but this won’t keep you secure from all the threats out there. It is also important to ensure that there [&hellip...

  • The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

    The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

    August 16, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    The iMac recently turned 20. Though there have been a variety of different naming conventions and models over the years, Apple recently highlighted the next generation of the MacBook Air that is expected to roll out in October 2018. From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro, we explore the evolution of Apple’s desktop computers [&hellip...

  • Chatbots are expected to exhibit huge growth over the next few years.

    5 Reasons why modern businesses need chatbots

    August 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, Lists, Top Stories

    Far more menial tasks are being handed over to machine automation. Perhaps one of the greatest examples of this is chatbots. More and more companies are using chatbots to handle customer service issues that tend to go unanswered and subsequently pile up. According to Chatbots Magazine, companies like Taco Bell and Domino’s are even using [&hellip...

Features

Microsoft's Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

Watch: Microsoft’s Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

October 9, 2018

As Buisness Group Lead for Modern Workplace at Microsoft South Africa, Nick is responsible for planning and execution for the Microsoft 365 group of services...

Startups

South African tech startup RapidDeploy partners with APD Communications

South African tech startup RapidDeploy partners with APD Communications

October 6, 2018

Following the recent announcement of South African tech startup RapidDeploy’s partnership with multinational telecommunications company AT&T, RapidDeploy...

Internet of Things

Security

Threat actor Muddy Water extends attacks towards government in Africa

Threat actor Muddy Water extends attacks towards government in Africa

October 12, 2018

Kaspersky Lab researchers monitoring the activity of Muddy Water, an advanced threat actor first seen targeting Iraq and Saudi Arabia in 2017, have uncovered a...

Online

Nigeria: IXPN sees increase in local traffic

Nigeria: IXPN sees increase in local traffic

October 15, 2018

The Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) has revealed that it has seen a significant increase in its network in the last five years with the exchange of...

Retail Industry

Education

Woman Technical Programme opens new paths to employment

Woman Technical Programme opens new paths to employment

October 13, 2018

In 1956, 20,000 women marched on the Union Buildings. Sixty-two years later, South Africans both celebrate and honour this important milestone in the...

Mining and Energy

Power is critical from bush to estate

Power is critical from bush to estate

October 15, 2018

IIoT delivers electrical efficiency Substations get new lease on life Upmarket residential estate goes off grid “The energy supply industry in South Africa...