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Watch: Lenovo SA’s Country Manager discusses the company’s future plans

December 6, 2018 • Features, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Watch: Lenovo SA’s Country Manager discusses the company’s future plans

Jim Holland is the Country Manager for Data Center Group, Lenovo South Africa and the SADC Region. He is responsible for improving Lenovo’s channel coverage and focus. Positioning Lenovo Data Center Group’s solutions to the channel partners, distributors and end customers in the most effective and strategic manner. Holland has a wealth of knowledge in...

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Review: BlackBerry Key2

November 28, 2018 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

When BlackBerry launched the KeyOne last year, an Android smartphone with a physical keyboard, it played up nostalgia to win back BlackBerry fans of old. After test running its successor, the Blackberry KEY2, the brand has affirmed that physical keyboards...

5G will become the mainstream ecosystem by 2022-Ericsson

5G will become the mainstream ecosystem by 2022-Ericsson

November 24, 2018 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 5G will become the mainstream ecosystem by 2022-Ericsson

A research report released by Ericsson has provided a perspective on how 5G can be realized in Africa. The ‘Making 5G a reality for Africa’ report, which was conducted in collaboration with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)...

“We need economic growth to stimulate retail sales in Africa” – Grant Morgan

November 22, 2018 • Features, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on “We need economic growth to stimulate retail sales in Africa” – Grant Morgan

Black Friday has quickly become a major retail campaign in South Africa, particularly for online stores. Last year, overall sales spiked by almost 2600% on the day. But online retailers in particular encountered major issues with website uptime or payment...

Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

Watch: Phathizwe Malinga discusses Sqwidnet’s biggest highlight for 2018

November 19, 2018 • Features, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Watch: Phathizwe Malinga discusses Sqwidnet’s biggest highlight for 2018

As the Managing Director of SqwidNet, Phathizwe Malinga is responsible for building an IoT connectivity business in South Africa in partnership with International IoT giant SIGFOX. In addition to his Managing Director role, he will continue overlooking the...

tt100 awards 2018

2018 tt100 Awards, a grand success

November 19, 2018 • Events, Features, Top Stories, TT100 AwardsComments Off on 2018 tt100 Awards, a grand success

This year’s tt100 Awards was a great success and recognised South Africa’s finest role models who demonstrated excellence in the areas of Management of Technology, Innovation, People, and Systems. This is based on The Da Vinci Institute’s...

Startup Grind CEO and founder of Africa Trust Academy

Interview: Sandras Phiri gives insights on developing startups

November 16, 2018 • Features, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Sandras Phiri gives insights on developing startups

Africa is becoming a huge platform for entrepreneurship and start-ups in any industry. As the market for startups builds momentum, it is vital that there is mentorship and leadership in place to guide entrepreneurs and their small businesses. A leader who has...

Vox Ceo

Interview: Vox CEO highlights the importance of respect, accountability & efficiency

November 13, 2018 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Vox CEO highlights the importance of respect, accountability & efficiency

Jacques du Toit is the CEO of Vox. Vox has, under his stewardship, not only grown its product and solutions portfolio but also its employee base. Du Toit believes that employees/staff are critical to the success of a business – irrespective of its size. ...

The 5G imperative

Watch: Nokia’s Deon Geyser discusses his career and the future of Nokia

November 8, 2018 • Features, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Watch: Nokia’s Deon Geyser discusses his career and the future of Nokia

Deon Geyser, who is the Head of Southern Africa Market Unit at Nokia, holds 3 degrees – an Electronic Engineering Degree; Bachelor’s in Science for Information Technology; and a Master’s in Engineering Management from the University of...

Lenovo

Lenovo’s Alan Browning discusses the benefits of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

October 31, 2018 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Lenovo’s Alan Browning discusses the benefits of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Many organisations today are looking to optimise their data centre management by moving toward a single, unified hyperconverged platform. The challenge is finding the least complicated and most cost-efficient way to achieve next-gen infrastructure without...

V-Rally 4 is a rally-style racing video game developed by Kylotonn and published by Bigben Interactive. The game was released in September of 2018 and is available on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows.

V-Rally 4 Review

October 31, 2018 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on V-Rally 4 Review

V-Rally 4 is a rally-style racing video game developed by Kylotonn and published by Bigben Interactive. The game was released in September of 2018 and is available on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. The game takes you through...

Microsoft's Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

Watch: Microsoft’s Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

October 9, 2018 • Features, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Watch: Microsoft’s Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

As Buisness Group Lead for Modern Workplace at Microsoft South Africa, Nick is responsible for planning and execution for the Microsoft 365 group of services as well as playing a leadership role within the subsidiary including participating in Extended...

The battle for game of the year is on

The battle for game of the year is on

September 21, 2018 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on The battle for game of the year is on

The year is slowly coming to a close, which means that the battle for the 2018 Game of the Year has officially begun. So far, the first half of 2018 brought us some phenomenal games… One notable release, which is the top contender for the 2018 Game of...

Karel Cornelissen, CEO of Energy Partners

Interview: Karel Cornelissen, CEO of Energy Partners on Africa’s energy crisis

September 10, 2018 • Features, Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Karel Cornelissen, CEO of Energy Partners on Africa’s energy crisis

Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest electrification rate in the world – and is in dire need of a solution to its growing electrification problem. It is estimated that around 600 million people are currently living in this region without access to...

Interview: Kirsten Wilkins of Formula D highlights the importance of tech in the educational sphere

Interview: Kirsten Wilkins of Formula D highlights the importance of tech in the educational sphere

September 8, 2018 • Education, Features, Southern AfricaComments Off on Interview: Kirsten Wilkins of Formula D highlights the importance of tech in the educational sphere

Every day we hear about new revolutionary technologies being launched or developed that could change the way we live and work. Innovations like self-driving cars, robotic assistants and virtual reality headsets have propelled us into the future. Virtual...

South Africa in recession: What does this mean for us?

September 7, 2018 • Features, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa in recession: What does this mean for us?

South Africa has officially entered a technical recession, after Stats SA announced on Tuesday, 4 September, that the country’s real gross domestic product had decreased by 0.7% in the second quarter of the year. Stats SA data further showed a revised...