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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 at an event in Johannesburg. With the South African market having changed with consumers [&hellip...

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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...

Gift of the Givers leverages SAP Cloud Platform to launch first mobile app to facilitate donations.

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

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...

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...