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Motorola appears to be working on a foldable smartphone

Will Motorola bring a foldable smartphone to market?

May 17, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Another big tech brand is taking a swing at the foldable phone concept, this time Motorola is the latest company to have got its patent the device. The Chinese brand appears to be working on a foldable smartphone that turns into a tablet, along with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy X, the Apple foldable [&hellip...

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The Agreement will also see GE through its affiliates acquire a stake in the equity of Amu Power, subject to obtaining regulatory, board and lenders’ approval.

Kenya’s Amu Power Signs Clean Coal Technology Agreement with GE

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

Gulf Energy, the developer of the 1050Mw Lamu Coal Power Plant Amu Power, the largest private sector led infrastructure project in East and Central Africa, has today entered into a Clean Coal Technology agreement with General Electric GE that will see the...

Microsoft working on low-cost line of tablets

Microsoft working on a low-cost line of tablets

May 17, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft is planning on releasing a low-cost Surface tablet line towards the second half of 2018 that could potentially rival the iPad. The new tablets will feature 10-inch screens and rounded corners, just like a standard iPad. They’ll also include USB-C...

Warren Green, a GRC Expert at CURA Software Solutions

Reducing Risk Through the Internet of Things

May 17, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Internet of Things is a digital revolution that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work. By 2020, it has been predicted that there will be anywhere from 25 to 50 billion things connected to the Internet of Things – that’s...

Joanne Shields

The connected, information-enabled utility of the future

May 16, 2018 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

From legislation and regulation, to increased competition, public opinion and scrutiny, political pressure, environmental concerns, consumer engagement and trust – for utilities, change is business as usual. But, are they ready for changes brought on by...

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao steps down after 10 years in the position

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao steps down after 10 years in the position

May 16, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vittorio Colao will step down as the chief executive of Vodafone, the world’s second-largest mobile carrier, in October. The company’s chief financial officer, Nick Read, who has spent 12 years working alongside Mr Colao, is to take over the position....

Building resilience against distributed threats at government level

Building resilience against distributed threats at government level

May 16, 2018 • Security, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

There’s no doubt that the United States is taking Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks seriously. In point of fact, the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Homeland Security posted a draft report on 5 January this year, entitled ‘A Report...

The number of people without access to electricity has increased, as the population growth has outpaced infrastructure development.

Addressing the energy paradox in Africa

May 16, 2018 • Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments (0)

Almost 20 years ago, approximately 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa had no access to electricity. Today, the number of people without access has increased, as the population growth has outpaced infrastructure development. As a result, there are over...

Ethiopia's State Minister of Water, irrigation and Electricity Dr. Frehiwot Woldehanna

Voith’s new center for hydropower projects in East Africa

May 16, 2018 • East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Technology group Voith has opened its new East Africa Hub in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. In doing so the company is highlighting its active contribution to the development of electricity generation from hydropower in East Africa. From now on, the...

Google could launch its first smartwatch end of 2018

Google rumoured to launch smartwatch in 2018

May 16, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

It looks like 2018 shapes up to be a great year for Google. With the Google I/O developers conference having recently come to an end, rumors have emerged from various sources that the search giant is planning to launch its first own-brand smartwatch before...

Overwatch will be free to play for a weekend

Overwatch will be free to play for a weekend

May 15, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

With Overwatch’s two-year anniversary coming up, Blizzard and the Overwatch team are celebrating with an in-game event and a Free Weekend, playable on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Overwatch and the Anniversary event will be playable during a Free...

Cybercrime to be most disruptive in the next 2 years- PwC study

Cybercrime to be most disruptive in the next 2 years- PwC study

May 15, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

A study conducted by PwC has revealed that a quarter of South African businesses believe that cybercrime will be the most disruptive economic crime to affect their organisations in the next two years. The 2018 PwC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey found...

Mobile users cautioned to download from reputable app stores

Mobile users cautioned to download from reputable app stores

May 15, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

South Africa’s 35 million plus cellphone users can protect themselves from the growing incidence of worldwide mobile fraud by only downloading apps from reputable vendors and being wary of any increase in pop-ups or unusual notifications on their mobile...

The European Union's new data protection rules, which take effect on May 25, will give people more control over the way their personal information is used online.

Major data hacks include Yahoo and Uber

May 15, 2018 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

The European Union’s new data protection rules set for May, 25 will give people more insights and control over the way their personal information is used online. This follows scandals involving lax personal data protection procedures such as at Facebook...

African cities bring new hope and new possibilities

African cities bring new hope and new possibilities

May 15, 2018 • Top StoriesComments (0)

A report released by the UN suggests that, by 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be living in smart cities. By 2030, at least six of the world’s megacities (a metropolitan area with a total population in excess of 10 million people) will be...

Casting shadows in the Cloud

Casting shadows in the Cloud

May 15, 2018 • Top StoriesComments (0)

The ease and speed with which businesses can adopt new Cloud-based infrastructure, applications and services has been a tremendous boon in the drive to digitise and transform. However, in many large enterprises there is trouble brewing, with different...