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Windows 10 to receive Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps

April 29, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will be offering consumers the opportunity to download, via the Windows Store, the latest Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets. To add to the news, the official Instagram app for Windows 10 mobile will be rolling out in tandem with the other apps, across the [&hellip...

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Veeam gets enterprises Nimble with Availability Suite Version 9.5

April 26, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

At the 2016 VeeamON Forum, which was held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, Veeam Software – the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise – revealed that the company will expand existing...

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The Hard Problem of Data Analytics in Africa

April 26, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

One of the attributes of really good technology is that it hides the complexity of what goes on in the background, while still being useful. Depending on how old you are, you may remember having to set up a TV by selecting UHF or VHF with a little switch and...

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Coventry University unveils £1 million scholarship offer to African students

April 26, 2016 • East Africa, General, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Coventry University has unveiled a £500,000 scholarship offer for international students and announced the establishment of the Africa Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (AITE), which aims to boost socio-economic development across the African...

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Could Cryptocurrencies be the next big thing in Africa?

April 26, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Mobile money is booming in Africa, and digital currencies are at a close second, due to the same reason: 30% of Africans lack access to traditional financial services such as bank accounts and credit cards. Consequently, they are mostly limited to cash...

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Philips appoints new distributor in Africa

April 19, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Philips TV has added a new distribution partner, FondiVersal Technology, to handle its sales and distribution throughout Africa. The distribution deal was completed through Philips’ Singapore affiliate, TP Vision Singapore. According to Phillips,...

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Can SMBs remain competitive with managed hosting services?

April 18, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The number of Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) are growing across the Middle East and Africa and are bringing along increased competition. Forward thinking SMB owners and managements are strategically embracing technology to streamline processes and...

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IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

April 15, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

At the next Selling to the CIO Masterclass, set to take place on 29 – 30 June 2016 at Henley Business School in Johannesburg, attendees will learn key strategies to successfully win over the CIO. In addition, leading CIOs will offer essential tips on how to...

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How scalable cloud enables African online retail innovation

April 15, 2016 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on How scalable cloud enables African online retail innovation

Renowned for its approach to e-commerce, Konga.com has been noted as one of Nigeria’s most prevalent and prospering online retail stores. Launched in July 2012, their mission is to become the engine of commerce and trade in Africa and supporting this...

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Managing reputational risk in the age of social media in Africa

April 15, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Managing reputational risk in the age of social media in Africa

According to a study by the World Economic Forum, an average of more than 25 percent of a company’s market value is directly attributable to its reputation. This means that a reputational crisis can wipe out tens of millions of Dollars from a company’s...

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African devs take the stage at Facebook’s F8 conference

April 15, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on African devs take the stage at Facebook’s F8 conference

Facebook revealed that at its annual F8 developer conference, which was held in San Francisco on 12 and 13 April, the company had partnered with many African developers to launch products for the global market. Facebook, with its global reach and scale, is...

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Making supply chains digital in Africa

April 14, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Making supply chains digital in Africa

Different to the tourism or marketing environments where digital integration has been absorbed organically, supply chain and manufacturing professionals have been sluggish to phase out what is a deeply entrenched traditional mentality. Thinking must change...

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CIOs to reveal all to IT vendors at upcoming masterclass

April 13, 2016 • East Africa, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on CIOs to reveal all to IT vendors at upcoming masterclass

Let’s face it, selling to CIOs is not easy. They are extremely busy and they are inundated with technical sales calls. Nonetheless, those who make a good living selling to CIOs have learned that there are ways to sell to CIOs that are truly effective. The...

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Digital consumers are being driven by content

April 13, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Digital consumers are being driven by content

Consumers are evolving into marathon consumers of video content. Thanks to faster internet connectivity and more affordable bandwidth, digital users are likely to binge watch an average of five television episodes at a time. This is according to the 10th...

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Google to train 1 million people in Africa in digital skills

April 12, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Google to train 1 million people in Africa in digital skills

Google has, at a press conference in Johannesburg, announced its commitment to train one million young Africans in digital skills in the next year. In realising this commitment, Google is supporting its partner Livity Africa to run two training programs:...

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Will Africa be digitally relevant in the next 10 years?

April 12, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Will Africa be digitally relevant in the next 10 years?

By 2025, jobs which were common place in 2015 will no longer exist. Students graduating in 2016, will have obsolete qualifications for which there will no longer be a profession by 2025. – Front-line military personnel will be replaced with robots...

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