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Mobile and Telecoms

When will Fibre replace Satellite?

When will Fibre replace Satellite?

April 25, 2018

The ever-increasing growth in terrestrial fibre networks, both international submarine cables as well as national and metropolitan networks, has created an...

Enterprise

Fintech is disrupting big banks

Fintech is disrupting big banks

April 18, 2018

“It used to be quite simple. Customers arrived at banks through the revolving doors and opened accounts or applied for lending in-store. Banks owned the...

Healthcare

Digital trends driving insurance in Africa

Digital trends driving insurance in Africa

April 23, 2018

The past few months have seen digital becoming more integrated with industry sectors across Africa. But it is the data-rich environment of insurance that has...

Financial Services

HPS increases Africa presence with Johannesburg office

HPS increases Africa presence with Johannesburg office

April 24, 2018

HPS, a multinational company and leading provider of electronic payment solutions for financial institutions, card processors, merchant acquirers, independent...

Opinion

Software

29 percent of South Africans would delete a photo of themselves before that of friends, pets or family.

Smartphone storage nightmare in South Africa

April 18, 2018

With the all latest developments, features and apps on our smartphones, storage appears to be a real problem for many smartphone users in South Africa....

Gadgets and Gaming

New anti-gravity tech explodes on Kickstarter

New anti-gravity tech explodes on Kickstarter

April 23, 2018

Anti-gravity tech, flipstik, reached its funding goal on Kickstarter in less than 24 hours. flipstik allows users to stick and mount anything everywhere. It...

  • Digital tools to supercharge business builder’s productivity

    Top digital tools to supercharge business productivity

    April 23, 2018 • Africa By Region, Lists, Opinion

    Today’s digital tools can help take the stress out of managing your day-to-day tasks and collaborating with your team. Using these tools can save your business money and supercharge your productivity. One survey commissioned by Google and conducted by Deloitte found that connected small businesses in the US that have adopted advanced digital tools earn [&hellip...

  • Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

    Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

    March 8, 2018 • General, Lists, Opinion

    Over the course of the last few years, Artificial intelligence (AI) has become recognised as one of the keys to solving some of the world’s most complex issues – unlocking a level of growth and innovation that has never been seen before. Governments across the globe are now shifting gear, actively designing investment approaches, invectives [&hellip...

  • 5 steps to managing GDPR compliance

    To 5 steps to managing GDPR compliance

    March 2, 2018 • General, Lists, Opinion

    South African businesses should care as much about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as they do about the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act. Even though local businesses might not deal with customers or staff in Europe today, there’s a good chance they might in future, thanks to the hyper-connected world we [&hellip...

  • How to get ICT right in Africa

    The 5 most exciting tech developments in Africa this year

    February 14, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    You may not have realised it, but Africa is quickly becoming one of the technological frontrunners in the world. With so many developments and advancements due to be made this year alone, here are just five of the most exciting. Payments becoming much easier One of the major developments Africa can expect to see this [&hellip...

  • Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovation

    Top 5 online networking trends for 2018

    January 25, 2018 • General, Lists, Online & Social, Opinion

    The Internet has allowed people to overcome the distance barrier when it comes to meeting new people and keeping in contact with others, whether it be personal relationships or business ones. Through applications such as Skype, Facebook and WhatsApp allow users to connect via video, voice and text to anyone, anywhere at anytime. This space [&hellip...

  • New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

    New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

    January 24, 2018 • Lists, People, Software, Southern Africa

    2018 is fast approaching; businesses are busy anticipating what the new year will bring in terms of industry developments, growing trends, and hidden surprises. Carmen Carey, CEO of software testing and performance monitoring company Apica, gives her five industry predictions for 2018. 2017 was a busy one in the software testing space. The increased use [&hellip...

Features

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Review

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Review

March 29, 2018 •

The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra is a sleek masterpiece with a great display. It boasts a familiar Sony design which attempts to keep the look up to date with the...

Startups

Ecobank opens applications for the 2018 Fintech Challenge competition

Ecobank opens applications for the 2018 Fintech Challenge competition

April 24, 2018

Ecobank is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter its Ecobank Fintech Challenge. Now in its second year, the initiative gives African start-ups the...

Internet of Things

Security

Trend Micro examines tech support for IoT.

Technology support for the Internet of Things

April 25, 2018

Internet of Things is one of the most talked about topics in a number of circles – not just tech. As more and more devices become connected, IoT grows,...

Online

Vodacom launches SMS Emergency Service for the Deaf

Vodacom launches SMS Emergency Service for the Deaf

April 24, 2018

Vodacom has announced the launch of the SMS Emergency Service for Deaf, hearing and speech impaired customers in South Africa. The Vodacom 082 112 SMS...

Retail Industry

Education

CapaCiti to train 3000 unemployed young South Africans for #yourdigitalfuture

CapaCiti to train 3000 unemployed youth for #yourdigitalfuture

April 25, 2018

Over the next three years, CapaCiTi is scaling up to equip 3000 previously disadvantaged young individuals with industry-demanded technology and business...

Mining and Energy

Zambia's focus on a sustainable future

Zambia’s focus on a sustainable future

April 21, 2018

Zambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Hon. Joseph Malanji has said there is need to take action to promote clean energy, more sustainable methods to agriculture...