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Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

December 11, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

To deepen its commitment to open source projects in addition to making their own Edge compatible with more websites and platforms like macOS, Microsoft is rebuilding its browser based on the Chromium Project. Microsoft Windows Corporate VP Joe Belfiore announced Thursday that the Edge browser is going to be getting a massive, albeit gradual, overhaul. By...

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SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

SqwidNet has extended their partnership with IT News Africa by returning as a Diamond Sponsor for the 3rd straight year at the annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand...

Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

December 9, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

While there has been an increase in rain in the Western Cape, the province and the country’s water woes are far from over. According to scientists, there is a cyclic pattern which repeats itself about every 220 years of 10 exceptionally dry years and we are...

These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

December 3, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

2018 was incredibly exciting for the technology sector which has seen myriad advancements. These include the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) being established, robots helping around the house and consumer electronic innovations such as TVs that...

Shared mobility and public transport ecosystems to converge

Shared mobility and public transport ecosystems to converge

December 1, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments (0)

Berg Insight, the world’s leading IoT market research provider, released new findings about the market for public transport and shared mobility services. Berg Insight is of the opinion that the market for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) for public...

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IoT disrupts the cloud

November 30, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

It is no longer enough to simply offer a cloud solution as emerging technologies start to not only dominate, but provide much needed competitive advantage to business. Jeremy Potgieter, SADC regional Head, Eseye, says that the growth of the Internet of Things...

Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

November 30, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments (0)

A simple gesture. A world built from accessible assets that drive human convenience and interaction. This is the future that’s powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), two of the planet’s hottest topic trends right now for...

59 percent of corporate IoT attacks target office devices, finds Trend Micro

59 percent of corporate IoT attacks target office devices, finds Trend Micro

November 26, 2018 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on 59 percent of corporate IoT attacks target office devices, finds Trend Micro

Trend Micro has revealed that 86 percent of surveyed IT and security decision-makers across the globe believe their organisation needs to improve its awareness of IoT threats. This significant lack of knowledge accompanies rising threat levels and security...

The future of wearable technology? You’re already wearing it

November 22, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on The future of wearable technology? You’re already wearing it

A new method of improving battery life in wearable technology has been developed and the key might be in the clothes that we wear every day. The technology enables the use of smaller battery cells, allowing for larger capacities. A new technology, developed...

The continuing evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is redefining the world in which we live and the ways we interact with that technology. It is now possible for systems to control power, security and HVAC in offices and homes.

Run your home remotely with IoT

November 22, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Run your home remotely with IoT

The continuing evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is redefining the world in which we live and the ways we interact with that technology. It is now possible for systems to control power, security and HVAC in offices and homes. “Today’s...

Bryan Hamman, territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Arbor Networks

IoT arena has seen growth in the Q1 and Q2 of 2018

November 21, 2018 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on IoT arena has seen growth in the Q1 and Q2 of 2018

According to IoT Analytics, a provider of market insights for the Internet of Things (IoT), the IoT arena has seen growth in the first and second quarters of 2018, raising the total number of global IoT devices in use today to around seven billion. However, a...

Important security tips for IoT apps to consider

Important security tips for IoT apps to consider

November 19, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Important security tips for IoT apps to consider

Mobile app development companies that are looking to remain abreast of the current and future innovations that are being made would do well to consider the Internet of Things. Now that more and more mobile app development companies are realizing the...

How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

November 19, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

Digital adoption throughout the Africa continent has been a raging topic for years. More so when faced with stats detailing the limited access some people across the continent have to digital tools. For example, only 25% of residents in the Eastern...

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

November 13, 2018 • Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom Group has appointed Peter Malebye as Managing Executive for Internet of Things (IoT) Africa Vodacom Group Business. Peter, who has almost 20 years of experience replaces Deon Liebenberg. Peter previously held the position of Managing Executive...

Focus on the challenges, not the technology

Focus on the challenges, not the technology

November 12, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Focus on the challenges, not the technology

Digital transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT) are widely discussed topics in business today. That said, many organisations are still slow in getting their transformation initiatives underway and implementing tangible IoT solutions. According to...

ICT’s potential to emerge as a powerhouse sector in its own right

November 7, 2018 • General, Internet of ThingsComments Off on ICT’s potential to emerge as a powerhouse sector in its own right

Most analysts would agree that a sense of political stability and renewed national hope has swept through South Africa recently, but ratings downgrades, international economic uncertainty and, now, a surprise recession, continue to present stubborn hurdles to...