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Liquid Telecom SA partners Western Cape Government to increase public access to Wi-Fi services

Liquid Telecom SA partners Western Cape Government to increase public access to Wi-Fi services

December 10, 2018

Liquid Telecom SA, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has partnered with The Western Cape Government (WCG) to increase the number of free...

Enterprise

Internet Solutions

Internet Solutions to open Africa’s largest pre-fabricated data centre in South Africa

December 5, 2018

Internet Solutions (IS) gave IT News Africa a preview of what IS believes will be regarded as one of the most sustainable and energy-efficient pre-fabricated...

Healthcare

Senographe Pristina

South Africa gets a new mammography system and upgraded MRI

December 1, 2018

South Africa’s National Radiology Services Incorporated (NRS) at the Netcare Waterfall City Private Hospital has launched the new Senographe Pristina...

Financial Services

Mastercard partners DPO Group to boost Pan-African merchant payments

Mastercard partners DPO Group to boost Pan-African merchant payments

December 10, 2018

Mastercard and Africa’s payment service provider, DPO Group have announced a collaboration to enable over 40,000 African merchants to accept Mastercard...

Opinion

Software

This Chromium-powered web browser will replace Edge on Windows 10.

Microsoft switches to Chromium for its Edge browser

December 8, 2018

Microsoft is switching to Google’s Blink rendering engine and V8 JavaScript engine in its Edge browser, subsequently using code from the Chromium open...

Gadgets and Gaming

Comic Con Africa 2019

South African Gaming Awards to be launched at Comic Con Africa 2019

December 10, 2018

Reed Exhibitions Africa has announced that the inaugural South Africa Gaming Awards will be hosted at Comic Con Africa 2019. The South Africa Gaming Awards is...

  • Load Shedding

    Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

    December 6, 2018 • Lists, Mining & Energy, Top Stories

    The festive season has officially begun; however, it looks as though South Africans will be celebrating the holidays without electricity, at certain times of the day and night, as South African power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding. As load shedding is becoming a regular occurrence in South Africa, IT News Africa has put together [&hellip...

  • Top 10 Healthcare apps

    Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

    November 23, 2018 • Healthcare, Lists, Top Stories

    When you buy a smartphone you are not just buying a device that can cater for keeping in contact with friends and family, but you are also opening yourself up to a world of possibilities when it comes to apps. With mobile phones evolving constantly, we now have access to the most powerful apps at [&hellip...

  • 10 Steps to get better WiFi at home

    November 18, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    A slow internet connection is the bane of everyone living in the 21st century’s existence. Nothing quite beats the boiling annoyance that creeps up inside as you watch the slow, agonising roll of a loading screen before it finally appears or times out. There are ways to speed things up though. Checking things like the [&hellip...

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

    5 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

    November 16, 2018 • Lists

    In recent years, there have been several studies that have proven the importance of “doing nothing” and essentially scheduling free time, but our always-connected, frenetic lifestyles don’t allow for much downtime. As a modern consumer, you have very little time to yourself, so you expect everything from your smartphone to your PC and your home [&hellip...

  • 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...

  • Gartner says retailers are investing heavily in digital capabilities to meet customer expectations

    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...

Features

Watch: Lenovo SA’s Country Manager discusses the company’s future plans

December 6, 2018

Jim Holland is the Country Manager for Data Center Group, Lenovo South Africa and the SADC Region. He is responsible for improving Lenovo’s channel coverage...

Review: BlackBerry Key2

November 28, 2018 •

Startups

Abdel Fattah Al Sisi

Egypt: Youth and women to take centre stage at Africa 2018 Forum

December 7, 2018

This year’s Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, which will take place this week on December 8 and 9, will place special focus on issues of...

Internet of Things

Security

Collaboration is key to protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats

December 10, 2018

National power grids are increasingly becoming a target of hackers and attacks. Several hacks have been reported across the globe in recent years, drawing the...

Online

Uber launches 24/7 phone line for South African riders and driver

Uber launches 24/7 phone line for South African riders and drivers

December 10, 2018

Uber has launched a 24/7 phone support for users across South Africa. Passengers and drivers will have a dedicated phone support line, staffed 24 hours a day,...

Retail Industry

Education

Sasol Energy invests in math labs for Manyano High School

Sasol Energy invests in math labs for Manyano High School

December 8, 2018

Sasol Energy has partnered with the SA Medical & Education (SAME) Foundation to renovate and equip mathematics laboratories at the Manyano High School in...

Mining and Energy

solar power

Desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

December 10, 2018

The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice, Poland. Energy...