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What Is The Most Popular Smartphone Brand In SA?

What is the most popular smartphone brand in South Africa?

September 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung has won the title hands down this year.  They received 40% of the votes for being the best smartphone brand for 2017.  This is according to the South Africa Mobile Report for 2017. According to the report, which conducted various surveys among 4993 South African mobile internet users, the stats prove that Samsung is [&hellip...

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Preventing and Mitigating Ransomware with Cyber Situational Awareness

Preventing and Mitigating Ransomware with Cyber Situational Awareness

September 20, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

If you’re familiar with mafia movies then you’re familiar with extortion – the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats. Extortion has been around for centuries – well before “The Godfather” or “Goodfellas.”...

Gartner Symposium 2017: The changing role of the CIO

Gartner Symposium 2017: The changing role of the CIO

September 20, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Research firm, Gartner, revealed the results of their 2018 CIO Agenda survey at the 2017 Gartner Symposium on Tuesday 19 September 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. The survey revealed insight into how the role of a CIO is rapidly changing as well as provided...

digital africa

South African teachers trained to develop digital personas

September 20, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) recently helped equip a group of local teachers with the skills they needed to create, safeguard and develop their digital personas. A digital persona is the personality one...

How New IT Models Are Changing The IT Skills Landscape And Internal IT

How new IT models are changing the IT skills landscape and internal IT

September 20, 2017 • East Africa, General, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The data centre is in a period of rapid IT transformation as businesses are increasingly seeking competitive advantages in this digital era. At the centre of these IT transformations lie converged infrastructure (CI), hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and...

MotoG5S

New Motorola models to launch in South Africa

September 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Lenovo, through its Subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, has announced plans to launch two new Motorola models the Motorola Moto G5S Plus and the Moto Z2 Play with JBL SoundBoost 2 Moto Mod in South Africa.The new models will be available in select Telkom stores...

Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

September 19, 2017 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The 2017 edition of the Gartner Symposium kicked off on Monday 18 September 2017 at the Cape Town, South Africa at the International Convention Center (CTICC). The four-day event was opened by Peter Sondergaard, the Executive Vice President at Gartner, who...

Digital disruption

How digital disruption is shaping Africa

September 19, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

Some of the foremost challenges and drivers businesses face today when it comes to digital disruption are practically universal. On a global scale, these hurdles include efficiency, sustainability, regulations, customer intimacy and innovation. However, each...

Van Schaik Bookstore has enhanced its rewards programme with a lock-screen replacement android Rewards App.

New mobile rewards app launched in South Africa

September 19, 2017 • Education, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Van Schaik Bookstore has enhanced its rewards programme with a lock-screen replacement android Rewards App. The app will offer student consumers rewards, freebies, deals and information, as well as free Wi-Fi and WhatsApp benefits. Van Schaik has also...

Gartner Symposium 2017

Top 16 statistics revealed at Gartner Symposium 2017

September 19, 2017 • Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 is where the world’s top CIOs and senior IT executives immerse themselves in the emerging trends shaping IT and business. Through an unparalleled confluence of Gartner analysts, industry experts, peers and solution...

SEACOM

It’s time to bring more African countries into the digital economy

September 19, 2017 • East Africa, General, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Since 2009, the African telecoms industry has come a long way in connecting people and businesses to reliable, affordable and fast Internet services. The new submarine cables that started to land off the continent’s east and west coasts from 2009 onwards...

Software development

South African software developers are in high demand

September 19, 2017 • Finance, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South African software developers that service the financial sector are in high demand locally and internationally as they capitalise on expertise gleaned from operating in one of the most sophisticated banking and advanced mobile tech environments in the...

How IoT is revolutionising healthcare

How IoT is revolutionising healthcare

September 19, 2017 • East Africa, Healthcare, Internet of Things, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is evolving quickly, and on a global scale. The healthcare industry has cottoned on to this trend and already we are seeing a host of applications and connected devices entering the market, bearing the promise of improving the...

Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

September 18, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Many influential people have a strong social media presence. Gone are the days when you had to wait for a conference to get your dose of motivation or the latest update on what a business leader is up to. Social media, specifically Twitter, has gained...

Cyber impersonation attacks the latest security threat to businesses

Cyber impersonation attacks the latest security threat to businesses

September 18, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Amidst the global furore over high-profile cyber espionage, businesses and individuals have to contend daily with increasing cyber criminality. In line with the uptick in ransomware, impersonation attacks have become a common way for cybercriminals to extract...

The future of the telco business model

The future of the telco business model

September 18, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Deloitte on Monday 18 September 2017 released their “the future of telco business model” report which explores four possible scenarios which could shape the future of telco businesses. The report identifies that the telecommunications industry is...