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Huawei announces the launch of OpenLab at Huawei Eco-Connect.

Huawei Launches OpenLab in South Africa

April 21, 2017 • Enterprise, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

At their flagship event, The Huawei Eco-Connect Conference in Sandton, Huawei announced the opening of their Global OpenLab Program in South Africa. The opening of the lab will see Johannesburg become one of 7 new Huawei OpenLabs for 2017, joining cities such as  London, Paris, France, Moscow and Russia in forming part of the Huawei [&hellip...

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Huawei P10 and P10 Plus will be available next month.

P10 to help Huawei target SA’s high-end market

April 13, 2017 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer gave members of the press an up-close look at the new P10 and P10 Plus at their offices in Sandton on Thursday afternoon. At the event newly appointed Huawei SA GM Zhao Likun revealed Huawei’s plans for the South...

Last years successful edition of the Education Innovation Summit.

Anticipation Grows For This Years Education Innovation Summit

April 13, 2017 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The next edition of the Education Innovation Summit, hosted by IT News Africa, will be taking place in Johannesburg on 31 May 2017 at the Radisson Blu Gautrain.  Under the theme “Transforming Education With Technology” the event will be interactive with...

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Microsoft addresses cloud adoption in Kenya at 2017 Connected Summit

April 11, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft has been announced as a participant at the 2017 Connected Summit, currently taking place in Kwale County, Kenya between 9 and 13 April. Microsoft will help lead the discussion around this year’s theme of “Shaping the Future”, which will...

Humans need to adapt to the ever changing work place.

How To Bridge The Digital Skills Gap

April 6, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on How To Bridge The Digital Skills Gap

A mature and responsible relationship between humans and technology will bridge the digital skills divide, guiding people from digital refugees to digital citizens. This was one of the topics of conversation at a technology gathering in Johannesburg recently....

Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind.

Online finance solution for SME’s partners with MTN’s Digital Entrepreneur

April 5, 2017 • Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on Online finance solution for SME’s partners with MTN’s Digital Entrepreneur

Finfind, an online solution for start-ups and small businesses to access finance has partnered with MTN Business for their upcoming MTN Business Digital Entrepreneur Masterclass in Cape Town on 7 April. Finfind is the only digital tool available for small...

VoiceIt has won the 2017 Re: Code Nigeria Hackathon. (Image Source: Devcentre)

Voice Banking App Wins Big At Re:Code Nigerian Hackathon

April 4, 2017 • Events, Finance, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Voice Banking App Wins Big At Re:Code Nigerian Hackathon

VoiceIt, a Voice banking app, has won the 2017 Re: Code Nigeria hackathon. As the winners VoiceIt will be taking home ₦1.5 million and in addition to the prize money they will also be receiving access to Microsoft Azure and the IBM platform for a year....

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

IOTFA 2017 DRAWS IN TOP CLASS SPEAKERS AND GUESTS

March 31, 2017 • Company News, Events, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on IOTFA 2017 DRAWS IN TOP CLASS SPEAKERS AND GUESTS

Internet of Things Forum Africa (IOTFA) took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre on the 29th and 30th of March. The two day event brought together leaders of industry to discuss all the latest developments in IoT. Focusing on the theme “Powering a new...

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The Robots are Here! Robotic Process Automation Explained

March 28, 2017 • Events, Features, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on The Robots are Here! Robotic Process Automation Explained

On Wednesday the 22nd March, at a Robotics Event hosted by Deloitte at their offices in Johannesburg, Morne Fischer, an Associate Director of Deloitte who leads the robotics and automation practice for the company, eloquently illustrated exactly what Robotic...

CoinFest Nigeria,

CoinFest to hit Nigeria

March 27, 2017 • Events, Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on CoinFest to hit Nigeria

African Youth Peace Call (AYPC), Nigeria, is set to host CoinFest Nigeria, an international gathering of BitCoiners, Crypto-Enthusiasts, Programmers/Developers, (eCommerce) Entrepreneurs, Merchants, and Traders, as a way of creating an incentive to...

Dell EMC Forum 2017

Mapping Digital Transformation- Dell EMC Forum 2017

March 16, 2017 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mapping Digital Transformation- Dell EMC Forum 2017

On Thursday the 9th of March, Dell EMC hosted the Dell EMC Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre. The theme of the event was “Let the transformation begin” and it was quite appropriate as the various speakers unpacked each facet of the digital...

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

NybSys announced Silver sponsor of IOTFA2017

March 16, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on NybSys announced Silver sponsor of IOTFA2017

Technology company NybSys has been announced Silver sponsor of the biggest Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA) taking place on 29-30 March at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg. The two day event will bring together IT executives,...

#CreativeHack2017 registration is open until Friday 17 March .

Creatives invited to register for #CreativeHack2017

March 16, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Creatives invited to register for #CreativeHack2017

Creatives, developers and business strategists are invited to register for the #CreativeHack2017 taking place on 25 and 26 March 2017 at the V&A Waterfront’s Workshop17. The 48 hour hackathon will see creatives and techies networking and pitching to...

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

IOTFA 2017 announces Huawei as Platinum sponsor

March 14, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on IOTFA 2017 announces Huawei as Platinum sponsor

Leading information technology and communications company Huawei Technologies has been confirmed as a platinum sponsor of this years Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA) taking place from 29 to 30 March 2017 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg....

West Africa Mobile Awards

Two Weeks Left to Enter West Africa Mobile Awards

March 14, 2017 • Events, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Two Weeks Left to Enter West Africa Mobile Awards

The West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) will take place on the 18th of May in Lagos, Nigeria. This leaves potential contenders with just two weeks if they want to be considered at the gala awards ceremony which will take place in front of local and...

Dell EMC Forum 2017

6 Rules of Disruption- Dell EMC Forum

March 13, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Events, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on 6 Rules of Disruption- Dell EMC Forum

At the recent Dell EMC Forum hosted in Johannesburg on the 9th of March, keynote speaker Nigel Moulton, gave his address to the attentive audience on the 6 rules for disruption. Moulton, who is the CTO, Converged Platforms and Solutions Division at Dell EMC,...