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Remi de-Fouchier, VP Marketing Communications at Gemalto

App Economy Worth $6.3 Trillion By 2021- Report

June 28, 2017

App Annie, a world renowned app analytics company, has predicted that by 2021 the global app economy will be worth a staggering $6.3 trillion. The company made...

Enterprise

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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

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5 reasons to attend Healthcare Innovation Summit 2017

June 28, 2017

The 3rd edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017) is set to take place on 29 and 30 August at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg. The...

Financial Services

Schalk Nolte, CEO of Entersekt.

The App Transition Of Banking

June 28, 2017

Banking apps on mobile phones, which use sophisticated security and authentication technology, are starting to offer a wider set of online transactional...

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...

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    Top 10 African Domain Name Systems Ranked

    June 28, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    In what can simply be described as the Internet’s equivalent of a phone book, Domain Name System (DNS) exists to maintain a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. In other words, DNS is the Internet’s system for converting alphabetic names into numeric IP addresses. But why is a DNS needed? [&hellip...

  • 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...

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    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...

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

Koncart

Africa’s First Fintech Building Tool Launched

June 28, 2017

Koncart, a platform that empowers developers and technopreneurs to build their financial driven tech idea with ease, has recently been launched into the...

Internet of Things

Security

The latest massive cyberattack to hit the globe is evidence of how hackers are upping the ante, says Martin Walshaw, senior engineer at F5 Networks.
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Petya attack points to alarming trend in cybercrime

June 28, 2017

Another major cyberattack named Petya has been wreaking havoc across the world, highlighting the need for greater focus on cybersecurity education. The...

Online

Remi de-Fouchier, VP Marketing Communications at Gemalto

App Economy Worth $6.3 Trillion By 2021- Report

June 28, 2017

App Annie, a world renowned app analytics company, has predicted that by 2021 the global app economy will be worth a staggering $6.3 trillion. The company made...

Retail Industry

Education

A new brand of ground-breaking educational products and services are now available in South Africa.

Mwabu ushers in new era of education in SA

June 28, 2017

Mwabu is set to shake up the local e-learning scene. The educational technology company recently launched its Mwabu Academy and innovative e-learning content...

Mining and Energy

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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...