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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

Making cryptocurrency part of your savings strategy

Making cryptocurrency part of your savings strategy

July 16, 2018

The value of cryptocurrency as a concept and as an investment vehicle continues to stir debate in South Africa’s financial and investor circles. All...

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

Absa, Intel drone show

WATCH: Absa collaborates with Intel to light up the Joburg sky

July 16, 2018

Absa recently rebranded when Barclays Africa Group Limited was renamed Absa Group Limited. This name change and rebrand marked the beginning of a new era for...

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

Three startups selected for DEMO Africa innovation tour Ghana

Three startups selected for DEMO Africa innovation tour Ghana

July 11, 2018

DEMO Africa partnered with MEST Africa in making the Ghana, Accra Innovation Tour a success. Three startups – Complete Farmer, Devless and RedBird were...

Internet of Things

Security

Fend off DDoS attacks with greater AI and automation

Fend off DDoS attacks with greater AI and automation

July 16, 2018

When every second counts, you need to make your response to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack fast and decisive. A recent paper from NETSCOUT...

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,...