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    TAG Heuer, Google & Intel reveal Smartwatch Collaboration

    March 20, 2015 • Company NewsComments (0)

    TAG Heuer, Google and Intel have revealed a partnership to launch a Swiss smartwatch powered by Intel technology and Android Wear. The effort signifies a new era of collaboration between Swiss watchmakers and Silicon Valley, bringing together each company’s...

  • Intel is once again hosting their Intel Capital CEO Summit (image: file)

    Intel Nigeria set to bridge technology gap

    October 16, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Intel Nigeria set to bridge technology gap

    Intel Nigeria has partnered with universities in order to bridge the technological gap as well address the current skill gap in the Nigerian society.According to the Independent, Intel donated electric training chip boards to hand-picked universities across...

  • Microsoft, in association with Intel Corporation East Africa and the Kenya Private Schools Alliance, have announced the launch of the Youth Device Program (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Microsoft, Intel partner for 4Afrika Youth Device Program

    February 28, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft, Intel partner for 4Afrika Youth Device Program

    Today, Microsoft, in association with Intel Corporation East Africa and the Kenya Private Schools Alliance, have announced the launch of the Youth Device Program, to provide a bundle of affordable devices, educational applications, online services,...

  • FiLIP, the wearable for kids so that parents can keep track of them (image: FiLIP)

    7 wearables to get excited about

    January 13, 2014 • ListsComments Off on 7 wearables to get excited about

    Wearables, a term that came into prominence over the last two years, is all the rage at the moment. These little electronic devices are worn by technology buffs and enthusiasts alike, and at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, a good number of new...

  • Intel is once again hosting their Intel Capital CEO Summit (image: file)

    Intel propels rural areas into Information Age

    November 19, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel propels rural areas into Information Age

    As part of its collaboration with South Africa’s Square Kilometer Array (SKA), Intel South Africa has launched several community projects in the tiny Karoo town of Carnarvon to propel the surrounding communities into the Information Age. Intel is working...

  • There are reasons why a technology startup could be viewed as being a 'non-starter'. (Image source: Shutterstock.com)

    10 reasons your tech startup is a non-starter

    October 24, 2013 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 reasons your tech startup is a non-starter

    Entrepreneurs behind technology startups may be champing at the bit to get going, but before they bolt into Africa’s wide open technology market, they ought to consider whether they have what it takes to even compete. At Intel Capital’s annual CEO Summit,...

  • Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Internet of Things not the last step – Intel

    October 24, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet of Things not the last step – Intel

    The Internet of Things, the concept that all electronic devices will one day be connected to each other to communicate, will not be the last step to connecting people. This is according to Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, who expressed his view during the...

  • Serial entrepreneur and founder of the Mara Group Ashish Thakkar (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Changing Africa – one conglomerate at a time

    October 23, 2013 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Changing Africa – one conglomerate at a time

    At the tender age of 15, he started his first company. Fast-forward 16 years and self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur Ashish Thakkar has secured a position at the top of the pan-African multi-sector business conglomerate Mara Group. He considers himself a...

  • Ramamurthy Sivakumar, Intel Capital’s Managing Director of Ultrabook and Perceptual Computing sector (image: Charlie Fripp)

    “Emerging markets are the ones to crack the big problems” – Intel

    October 22, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on “Emerging markets are the ones to crack the big problems” – Intel

    In one of the panel discussions at Intel Capital’s annual CEO Summit, currently underway in San Diego, California, it was agreed that emerging markets like Africa has the ability to solve major problems  – and, in so doing, help the globe in the...

  • President of Intel Capital, Arvind Sodhani (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Intel- Pressing ahead with major investment in Africa

    October 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel- Pressing ahead with major investment in Africa

    Selecting what companies and entities invest in is always risky, but there are definitely trends that influence such decisions. President of Intel Capital, Arvind Sodhani, told ITNewsAfrica that data analytics and mobile are two key focal points for the...

  • Marcin Hejka, Intel’s EMEA Managing Director (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Intel: “Africa will produce billion-dollar companies”

    October 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel: “Africa will produce billion-dollar companies”

    Intel Capital’s annual CEO and investment Summit has begun and apart from being a platform that brings together some of the top CEOs from leading companies around the world, the event is also the perfect opportunity for start-ups and angel investors...

  • Intel is once again hosting their Intel Capital CEO Summit (image: file)

    Venture capital, technology taking centre stage with Intel

    October 21, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Venture capital, technology taking centre stage with Intel

    The annual Intel Capital Global CEO Summit, which aims to bring together business leaders, investors, analysts and innovators to discuss the ways in which the world can further technology, is underway in San Diego, California, and will run until 23...

  • Should Africa even bother to produce a smartphone locally? (image: Shutterstock)

    Does Africa need to produce its own smartphones?

    October 18, 2013 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Does Africa need to produce its own smartphones?

    Smartphone manufacturing is one of the most competitive consumer segments.  In the last decade, innovation has upped levels of functionality and complexity in mobile devices and, with that, comes a hefty price. A number of smartphone manufacturers produce...

  • Intel will be increasing their software development in Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Intel Africa to take market by storm

    October 4, 2013 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel Africa to take market by storm

    Intel recently launched their new Haswell processors and although the adoption has been slow, Intel South Africa’s Mohammed Fareed says that consumers will start to see more of them in technology devices such as the cameras in laptops, notebooks and mobile...

  • Intel is once again hosting their Intel Capital CEO Summit (image: file)

    Intel to narrow technology gender gap in Africa

    September 30, 2013 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel to narrow technology gender gap in Africa

    Intel Corporation today announced She Will Connect, a new program that commits to expanding digital literacy skills to young women in developing countries. Intel will begin the initiative in Africa, where the gender gap is the greatest, by aiming to reach 5...

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    New Egyptian tablet to be launched by end of year

    September 24, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on New Egyptian tablet to be launched by end of year

    A new tablet, in cooperation with the Egyptian government, the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) and the technology giant Intel will bring forward Pluto, the first ever tablet to be assembled entirely in Egypt with an Intel processor. The hope is...