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  • Top 10 Healthcare apps

    Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

    November 23, 2018 • Healthcare, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

    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...

  • Joseph Kanyua, Head of Innovation & Customer Experience Solutions at SAP East Africa

    AI as a government tool to accelerate manufacturing sector growth

    October 24, 2018 • East Africa, OpinionComments Off on AI as a government tool to accelerate manufacturing sector growth

    As exciting as the emergence of accessible and powerful artificial intelligence may be. There’s no single other exponential technology causing as much uncertainty among governments, businesses, and citizens. While many advanced economies have embraced...

  • Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive Digital Transformation in Zimbabwe

    Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive digital transformation in Zimbabwe

    October 23, 2018 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive digital transformation in Zimbabwe

    Mastercard President and CEO, Ajay Banga, this week visited Zimbabwe to show Mastercard’s strong support for the country’s drive to create a new wave of digital payments and inclusive growth. He outlined how Mastercard will collaborate with local private...

  • Cell C to give customers greater control over managing their costs

    What’s fueling our smartphone addiction?

    October 22, 2018 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on What’s fueling our smartphone addiction?

    Last year was a turning point in the mobile industry in South Africa as the smartphone emerged as the most popular communication device for consumers, leaving the feature phone behind, according to the Deloitte Global Mobile Consumer Survey 2017. South...

  • Local companies are increasingly using more advanced mobile software

    Local companies are increasingly using more advanced mobile software

    October 21, 2018 • SoftwareComments Off on Local companies are increasingly using more advanced mobile software

    It’s no wonder more and more companies are investing in mobility – the benefits of empowering a mobile workforce are substantial for both the business and its employees. And as mobility continues to take the professional world by storm, so...

  • Building a connected, trusted, smart enterprise

    Building a connected, trusted, smart enterprise

    October 21, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Building a connected, trusted, smart enterprise

    Business intelligence (BI) is an essential element to the success of any organisation. Without fully understanding the data within the business, without a true understanding of its operational performance (or lack thereof), reliable and effective strategies...

  • Google donates KES 100 mln to train Kenyan farmers on digital skills

    Google donates KES 100 mln to train Kenyan farmers on digital skills

    October 21, 2018 • East Africa, Education, Industries, Online & SocialComments Off on Google donates KES 100 mln to train Kenyan farmers on digital skills

    Google, in partnership with One Acre Fund, will train 100,000 Kenyan smallholder farmers in digital skills through a KES 100 million grant. Google Kenya Country Manager Charles Murito said the training skills program will help smallholder farmers digitize...

  • What makes Magento 2 a perfect e-Commerce platform?

    What makes Magento 2 a perfect e-Commerce platform?

    October 20, 2018 • Finance, SponsoredComments Off on What makes Magento 2 a perfect e-Commerce platform?

    There are many reasons why leading brands across the world trust Magento 2 as their preferred e-commerce software. The reasons range from its ability to create a full featured website in the shortest time possible to the fact that it comes with useful Magento...

  • MTN becomes the first African telco to join IoT World Alliance

    Bold new world for enterprise innovation awaits, says MTN

    October 20, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Bold new world for enterprise innovation awaits, says MTN

    South Africa must create a telecommunication ecosystem that drives competition and access while building a new generation of innovators that continue to break down barriers, according to mobile network, MTN. Chief Technology and Information Officer at MTN SA,...

  • MTN now covers 90% of South Africa with high speed LTE coverage

    MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo announce tariffs hike from November 1

    October 20, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo announce tariffs hike from November 1

    The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications on behalf of its members – AirtelTigo, MTN and Vodafone has disclosed that they will increase their tariffs from November 1, 2018. A statement released by the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications revealed that these...

  • Google Lens tests feature to analyze imported images

    New Google Lens import feature rolling out

    October 20, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on New Google Lens import feature rolling out

    Google started rolling out a test version of Google Lens this week, giving the app the ability to analyze imported images, snapped images, live images, ALL images. According to reports by 9to5Google, a new day of Google Lens dawned on Tuesday for some users,...

  • Google Maps has finally made it possible to share your trips with friends, family, and colleagues in real-time on both iOS and Android.

    New Google Maps update let’s you share real-time ETA

    October 19, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on New Google Maps update let’s you share real-time ETA

    Google Maps has finally made it possible to share your trips with friends, family, and colleagues in real-time on both iOS and Android. Now you can keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road while Google Maps updates the relevant parties on your...

  • Facebook simplifies Messenger app

    Synthesis earns AWS DevOps Competency Status

    October 19, 2018 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Synthesis earns AWS DevOps Competency Status

    In a South African first, Synthesis Software Technologies (a wholly owned subsidiary of JSE listed Capital Appreciation) has been awarded Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency status. This is the fintech company’s second AWS Competency, following...

  • Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents.

    Open access fibre making progress in South Africa, says ISPA

    October 19, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Open access fibre making progress in South Africa, says ISPA

    Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents. That’s the word from South Africa’s...

  • How the rules of the game are changing in Africa’s banking sector

    How the rules of the game are changing in Africa’s banking sector

    October 19, 2018 • Finance, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on How the rules of the game are changing in Africa’s banking sector

    FinTech remains to be the most appealing industry for investors as African start-ups look to bridge the financial gap An abundance of opportunities We are fortunate to witness a period of monumental progress in Africa. The changes are visible across all...