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Destroy old hard drives and backup tapes before it's too late, memory, flash, backup

Destroy old hard drives and backup tapes before it’s too late

July 18, 2018 • Backup and Storage, Top StoriesComments (0)

Old hard drives and backup tapes are a major security threat for any business, they store a massive amount of confidential data that can easily be compromised. Regardless whether the drives or tapes are outdated or inoperable, this data is always accessible and needs to be destroyed professionally. Stolen data can permanently damage a company’s...

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AI Agriculture innovation draws in funding for Cape Town startup

AI Agriculture innovation draws in funding for Cape Town startup

July 18, 2018 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

Aerobotics has successfully closed its Series A funding round with a raise of approximately $2 million. Major investors in the round include one of SA’s leading banks, Nedbank Group, US Ag-Tech Venture Capital Fund AgFunder, US-based AngelList and South...

What it will mean if the acquisition or disposal of cryptocurrencies are treated as suspect trades.

Understanding tax amendments for Cryptocurrencies

July 18, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Treasury has proposed certain amendments to the Income Tax Act relating to the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies in the recently issued Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (draft TLAB). In the draft TLAB, Treasury proposes to include cryptocurrencies in three...

Jumia Nigeria celebrates six years

Jumia celebrates six years of creating a sustainable impact in Nigeria

July 18, 2018 • Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Jumia’s six years anniversary celebration taking place throughout the month of July, aims at celebrating major milestones achieved over the period of its operations in Nigeria. These include, for instance, the listing of over 5 million unique products...

ESET launches updated MSP Administrator, its license management dasboard

ESET launches updated MSP Administrator, its license management dashboard

July 18, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

ESET, a cybersecurity company, has on Tuesday, 17 July 2018, launched a new online licensing management system to provide MSPs visibility into customer licenses, their usage and activated devices, allowing them to better serve their customers. The new ESET...

Cisco appoints Clayton Naidoo General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa

Cisco appoints Clayton Naidoo General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa

July 18, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cisco has appointed Clayton Naidoo as the new general manager for Sub Saharan Africa based out of the Johannesburg office in South Africa. In his role, Naidoo will oversee the implementation of Cisco’s strategy in the region, executing a vision that...

Oracle first previewed its Blockchain Cloud Service at OpenWorld in October

Oracle rolls out Blockchain Cloud service

July 17, 2018 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Businesses around the world have been deploying an early adopter version of Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which becomes generally available today. Blockchain has the power to fundamentally transform how every industry does business by making interactions...

Developing talent across the continent in the digital financial services space

Developing talent across the continent in the digital financial services space

July 17, 2018 • East Africa, Finance, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

A recruiter, whether external or internal, formal or informal, plays a crucial role in both a candidate’s and an employer’s work life. If recruitment companies are to survive the proverbial rat race, they have to stay ahead of their game by...

Ms Pinky Kekana, Deputy Minister at Department of Communications

SA Deputy Minister of Communications to speak at DTC 2018

July 17, 2018 • Top StoriesComments (0)

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana, is set to deliver a keynote at ETION Digital Transformation Congress on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The congress aims to bring together local and...

Telecom Egypt, Liquid Telecom announce MoU on first fibre network from Cape to Cairo

Liquid Telecom building fibre network from Cape Town to Cairo

July 17, 2018 • East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Telecom Egypt has signed a memorandum of understanding with Liquid Telecom to enable the pan-African group to complete Africa’s terrestrial fibre network stretching across the African continent, the companies announced. Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of...

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5 reasons to sponsor DTC 2018

July 16, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Digital Transformation Congress, that will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 26 July 2018 is the ideal gathering for IT and business executives in Africa. The event aims to be an unparalleled comprehensive experience on the...

Citrix and Microsoft partner to help enhance user experience

Citrix and Microsoft partner to help enhance user experience

July 16, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Citrix announced that it has partnered with Microsoft to provide Citrix SD-WAN solution as the on-ramp to Azure, for the new Azure Virtual WAN service. The joint solution is designed for the WAN edge of Azure to help enhance user experience, deliver...

AI robot Sophia visits Vietnam, talks about robotics

Robot Sophia talks about Industry 4.0 in Vietnam

July 16, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Sophia, renowned globally as the world’s first robot citizen, hogged all the limelight as she took the stage at an international event in Hanoi on Friday, as part of her first-ever visit to Vietnam. The artificial intelligence (AI)-powered humanoid robot,...

Finding the key to digital transformation at DTC 2018

5 reasons to attend Digital Transformation Congress 2018

July 16, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

At this year’s Digital Transformation Congress, industry experts and innovators will gather to break down key strategies for leading digital transformation in business, fostering a culture of innovation, identifying competitive advantages, and managing...

Entrepreneur, Turnaround Strategist and Inspirational Business Speaker Mr. Lebo Gunguluza.

Entrepreneur, Lebo Gunguluza joins keynote speakers at Etion DTC 2018

July 16, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

The highly anticipated ETION Digital Transformation Congress is only a few weeks away. On 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, DTC2018 will assemble a variety of industries all in one room, as business leaders and technology...

Absa, Intel drone show

WATCH: Absa collaborates with Intel to light up the Joburg sky

July 16, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Absa recently rebranded when Barclays Africa Group Limited was renamed Absa Group Limited. This name change and rebrand marked the beginning of a new era for Absa as a standalone, uniquely African group. To celebrate this rebrand, Absa partnered with tech...