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National Education Collaboration Trust joins Education Innovation Summit.

National Education Collaboration Trust partners Education Innovation Summit 2017

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

The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) has been confirmed as a strategic partner for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit 2017. The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) is an organisation dedicated to strengthening partnerships within civil society and between civil society and government in order to achieve South Africa’s national...

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Motorola Announces the ‘Transform the Smartphone’ Challenge in Europe, Middle East & Africa.

Motorola VivaTech challenge applications open

May 19, 2017 • Events, Mobile and Telecoms, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

Technology startup, creators and developers are invited to present their ideas at the 2017 Viva Technology taking place in Paris from 15- 17 June. As part of VivaTech 2017, Motorola, a Lenovo company has extended its ‘Transform the Smartphone’ challenge,...

Shaun Maritz, CIO at Eskom and Eman Liu, President Enterprise Business Group, Southern Africa region.

Eskom and Huawei Partner to Advance Smart Grid Innovation

May 18, 2017 • Enterprise, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei today announced, at its Fifth Global Power Summit at the African Utility Week (AUW) event in Cape Town, that they have entered into a smart grid joint innovation initiative with Eskom. The Huawei-Eskom collaboration aims to accelerate digital...

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Facebook selects MEA finalists for Messenger Developer Challenge

May 17, 2017 • Events, General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Facebook has selected the 60 finalists for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The finalists were selected from hundreds of entries which came in from across the Middle East and Africa. The Bots for Messenger Challenge is a contest to recognise and...

Peter McKay, co-CEO and President at Veeam.

VeeamON 2017: New initiatives unveiled

May 17, 2017 • Events, Software, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the Partner Day opening keynote address of VeeamON2017, which is currently taking place in New Orleans from 16-18 May, Veeam unveiled several partner-centric initiatives and offerings to help drive revenue growth and leverage business opportunities. Peter...

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Education specialist at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and adviser to UK Government.

Former UK Government adviser to deliver keynote at Education Innovation Summit

May 15, 2017 • Education, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Jamie Martin, a former special adviser to UK Secretary of State for Education and an Education specialist at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the upcoming 2017 Education Innovation Summit, which is set to take...

The Education Innovation Summit will take place at the Radisson Blu Gautrain on 31 May 2017.

Top 5 reasons to attend Education Innovation Summit 2017

May 8, 2017 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 reasons to attend Education Innovation Summit 2017

The second Education Innovation Summit taking place at Radisson Blu Gautrain hotel on 31 May this year will focus on helping instructors and administrators improve assessment and data collection. Under the theme “Transforming Education With Technology”...

WD Launches a new range of SSD's in South Africa.

Western Digital launches new SSD range in SA

May 5, 2017 • Events, Hardware, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Western Digital launches new SSD range in SA

Western Digital, a global provider of storage technologies and solutions, announced the availability of the WD Blue and WD Green Solid State Drives (SSDs) as well as the  in South Africa. The company gave journalists a detailed briefing on their new products...

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South Africa: New streaming service takes on Showmax, Netflix

May 5, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: New streaming service takes on Showmax, Netflix

Discover Digital yesterday announced the launch of their new streaming service, Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD), at an event in Johannesburg. The new service is looking to compete with Netflix, ShowMax and DSTV. Stephen Watson, MD of Discover Digital,...

The Education Innovation Summit will take place at the Radisson Blu Gautrain on 31 May 2017.

First set of Education Innovation Summit speakers announced

May 2, 2017 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on First set of Education Innovation Summit speakers announced

The 2017 Education Innovation Summit set to take place on 31 May at the Radisson Blu Gautrain, is expected to showcase cutting-edge technology solutions that have the potential to change the face of education. The event will also focus on helping...

The KPMG app calculates learnership tax allowances and generates tax schedules at the press of a button.

West Africa Mobile Awards Finalists Announced

April 28, 2017 • Events, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on West Africa Mobile Awards Finalists Announced

  The West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS), the West African technology awards which looks to recognise the region’s leading mobile and tech companies, today announced the 2017 shortlisted finalists. With over 150 submissions coming in from across 14...

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

Huawei Launches OpenLab in South Africa

April 21, 2017 • Enterprise, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Launches OpenLab in South Africa

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...

African developers at the Facebook F8 conference.

Facebook champions African developers at F8 conference

April 21, 2017 • Events, General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook champions African developers at F8 conference

At the recent Facebook F8 developer conference, held in San Jose California on the 18th and 19th of April, the company hosted developers from all around the world, who joined together to showcase innovative products and services they have created for their...

Huawei P10 now available at MTN stores.

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

April 13, 2017 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on P10 to help Huawei target SA’s high-end market

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 Off on Anticipation Grows For This Years Education Innovation Summit

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 Off on Microsoft addresses cloud adoption in Kenya at 2017 Connected Summit

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...