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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

The future of retail will be built on clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

The future of retail will be built on clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

July 14, 2018

Over the last 15 years, technology has reshaped the face of global retail. With billions of people spending more time online each day, the way we buy things...

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

GoPro has now sold more than 30 million action cameras worldwide.

GoPro has sold more than 30 million action cameras worldwide

July 15, 2018

GoPro has announced two major sales milestones for its Hero action cameras. Since 2009, GoPro has now sold more than 30 million Hero cameras that capture all...

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

Companies at risk of unauthorised access to critical data

Companies at risk of unauthorised access to critical data

July 15, 2018

Recent local cyberattacks are a forewarning of things to come and it clearly shows the vulnerabilities of South African companies. Although in recent attacks...

Online

Facebook and Afrinolly rollout 'Facebook for Creators' Training in Nigeria

Facebook and Afrinolly rollout ‘Facebook for Creators’ Training in Nigeria

July 11, 2018

Aimed at empowering creative communities across Nigeria, Facebook + Afrinolly announced the start of its new ‘Facebook for Creators’ training...

Retail Industry

Education

Smart Technology Centre appointed technology partner to KidZania

Smart Technology Centre appointed technology partner to KidZania

July 15, 2018

Smart Technology Centre has been appointed the Preferred Technology Partner for South Africa’s flagship KidZania franchise launching in Johannesburg. Smart...

Mining and Energy

Zambia granted $50M towards renewable energy programme, solar, solar panels, solar energy, renewable energy

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,...