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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 (0)

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 Leadership. The Business Group Lead is expected to have a deep understanding of the Microsoft 365 [&hellip...

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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 has joined a growing list of countries which have slipped into technical recessions.

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...

Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), play a critical role in enabling companies to be ubiquitous, always available, and connected to business ecosystems to survive in the near future.

Interview: Gartner’s Mike Walker Identifies 5 Emerging Technology Trends

September 4, 2018 • Features, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Gartner’s Mike Walker Identifies 5 Emerging Technology Trends

The 35 must-watch technologies represented on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018 revealed five distinct emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between humans and machines. Emerging technologies like artificial...

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African retailers fare higher than global average

September 3, 2018 • Features, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on African retailers fare higher than global average

According to a study conducted by retail management software company, Vend, over the past year, Africa’s independent retailers enjoyed sales volumes 25% higher than the global average. The 2018 Retail Benchmarks Report compared data from over 13,000...

Acer Spin 5 Review

Acer Spin 5 Review

August 31, 2018 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Acer Spin 5 Review

The Acer Spin 5 is a solid convertible with a screen that rotates 360-degrees on the back. Two strong hinges bind the screen to the main-body which also enables the Spin 5 to rotate. It packs a stylus pen that works decently for taking notes and casual...

8th generation Intel Core processor, the 2018 HP Pavilion 15 laptop.

Review: HP Pavilion 15

August 30, 2018 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: HP Pavilion 15

Over the past few month’s HP has boasted an impressive release of laptops, ranging from the HP Spectre x360, HP Spectre 13 to the HP Chromebook 14 G5. We got to try out the 8th generation Intel Core processor, the 2018 HP Pavilion 15 laptop. The new...

Why you should consider studying AI and Machine Learning

Why you should consider studying AI and Machine Learning

August 19, 2018 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Why you should consider studying AI and Machine Learning

We’ve entered an age of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and while many people are still getting used to the idea of AI, education institutions have already started a rollout as part of the curriculum. For years, we’ve adapted to the traditional way of...

Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

Five ways you can create the perfect password and why you should

August 17, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Five ways you can create the perfect password and why you should

Stories of people being hacked online are becoming more common these days. Many people have had their accounts, whether Facebook or Twitter, compromised.  Avoiding these kinds of hacks means that one needs to use stronger passwords, but this won’t keep...

How digital banking can impact Africa

How digital banking can impact Africa

August 16, 2018 • Features, Finance, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on How digital banking can impact Africa

Mobile money can serve as a gateway to financial inclusion, it enhances the impact of international remittances on development. Digital platforms enable a significantly lower cost to serve and increased cross-selling of products in emerging markets while...

The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

August 16, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

The iMac recently turned 20. Though there have been a variety of different naming conventions and models over the years, Apple recently highlighted the next generation of the MacBook Air that is expected to roll out in October 2018. From the iMac G3 to the...

Virgin Money’s CEO, Andre Hugo

Interview: Virgin Money’s CEO, Andre Hugo – The benefits of going cashless

August 15, 2018 • Features, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Virgin Money’s CEO, Andre Hugo – The benefits of going cashless

Want to send, or request, money? Add a recipient. Enter an amount. Press send. Boom. It couldn’t be easier. Virgin Money has launched a peer-to-peer payment app called Spot. The app lets you transfer funds from your linked bank account to a friend’s...

GoCube: The smartest cube of all

GoCube: The smartest cube of all

August 9, 2018 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on GoCube: The smartest cube of all

Originally created to help explain three-dimensional geometry to architecture students, the Rubik’s cube has become one of the world’s most iconic puzzle toys. It was never intended to be a toy, but that didn’t stop it from being etched in...

Crucial moment for fintech as policy makers play catch-up

African Fintech startups to look out for in 2018

August 6, 2018 • Features, Lists, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on African Fintech startups to look out for in 2018

There are a number of impressive African fintech startups emerging from the continent, and 2018 could be a very important year for their growth and success. From mobile money transfer apps to tech firms determined to help users save, these tech startups come...