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Posts Tagged ‘IT News Africa’

  • LG G7 ThinQ

    LG’s latest smartphone designed to be a ‘brighter,’ smarter device

    May 5, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on LG’s latest smartphone designed to be a ‘brighter,’ smarter device

    LG has just launched its latest flagship, the G7 ThinQ, with functions that promise brighter photography and enhanced AI. The LG G7 ThinQ is bigger than its predecessor, featuring a larger screen of 6.1-inches, with a super-wide 19.5:9 aspect and resolution...

  • AI is now starting a true revolution in smartphone camera technology.

    Why AI looks set to take smartphone photography to the next level

    May 5, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Why AI looks set to take smartphone photography to the next level

    AI has been making its presence felt in almost every arena of our lives and is now also taking the lead role in our smartphone cameras. While our previous demands of our mobile cameras focused mainly on the number of megapixels and variety of filters, AI is...

  • The gadgets keeping our animals safe

    Parrot helps ICT start-ups all over Africa

    May 5, 2018 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Parrot helps ICT start-ups all over Africa

    Agriculture is a key, fast-growing industry in Africa – and Parrot, the European drone group, is offering business solutions, covering drones and software, to professionals in this business sector. Parrot-AIRINOV teamed up with the Technical Centre for...

  • By Darrel Orsmond, Financial Services Industry Head at SAP Africa

    Trust & compliance: customer relationship challenges for financial services providers

    May 4, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on Trust & compliance: customer relationship challenges for financial services providers

    When the General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on May 25th, financial services firms will face a new potential threat to their on-going challenges with building strong customer relationships. The regulation – dubbed GDPR for short – is...

  • Industry 4.0 is a term that was coined a few years ago in a project in the high-tech strategy of the German government,

    Industry 4.0 in the Logistics Industry

    May 4, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Industry 4.0 in the Logistics Industry

    Recently, Trackmatic CEO David Slotow spoke at the 7th Annual Eurasian Supply Chain Congress. Supply chain executives gathered from several diverse industries to listen to a broad range of topics, all with a common theme: How do we improve the sustainability...

  • Nigeria will no longer have access to Hello

    Facebook is launching a new dating feature

    May 4, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook is launching a new dating feature

    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the world’s largest social network will soon include a new dating feature – while vowing to make privacy protection its top priority in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook will...

  • By Sherry Zameer, Senior Vice President, IoT solutions for CISMEA Region at Gemalto

    The mobile mind- shift in today’s consumers

    May 3, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on The mobile mind- shift in today’s consumers

    Mobile is an integral part of our world. Today’s consumers rely on their mobile devices not just for communication but to perform a growing range of functions online; they are also demanding a seamless, end-to-end experience. In recent years, for example,...

  • Young people consuming media on mobile phone

    How the rise of digital platforms transform consumers viewing habits

    May 3, 2018 • Africa By Region, East Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on How the rise of digital platforms transform consumers viewing habits

    Some 20% of South Africans who sign up for a subscription video on demand (SVOD) service such as Netflix or Showmax do so with the intention of cancelling their pay television subscription. That’s according to GfK’s international ViewScape survey*, which...

  • Microsoft Launcher App can provide parents with their kids' last known location and time

    Microsoft releases Office 2019 preview

    May 3, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft releases Office 2019 preview

    Microsoft is starting to let business users experience the changes and new features in Office 2019 via a preview released on Wednesday, 2 May 2018. Although the new version of Microsoft’s Office software suite isn’t expected to be publicly...

  • Conductive Paint Transforms Walls Into Sensors, Interactive Surfaces

    WATCH: A prototype ‘smart wall’ you can interact with

    May 3, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on WATCH: A prototype ‘smart wall’ you can interact with

    A new technology innovation has unfolded, with a bit of conductive paint and a custom sensor board, you might be able to create a DIY giant touchpad in your living room. Our homes are gradually getting smarter with more and more appliances and tools turning...

  • By Angelique Strumpher, Administration Manager for Business Process Outsourcing at SilverBridge.

    The compliance of managing data integrity in the insurance industry

    May 2, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on The compliance of managing data integrity in the insurance industry

    Data has become one of the most precious commodities in business today. The continually evolving digital environment means companies must adapt or risk getting left behind. For insurers, there needs to be a balance between delivering innovative solutions...

  • Tech brands are looking to give users new ways to express themselves.

    Is video calling as an AR emoji the next step for Samsung?

    May 2, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Is video calling as an AR emoji the next step for Samsung?

    From presenting information to sharing stories online, multimedia has become the dominant tool of communication on smartphones over the past years. According to a report, and patent, it looks as though Samsung may be working on a way to bring its recently...

  • Mobile Subscribers in Israel on the rise

    Mobile Subscribers in Israel on the rise

    May 1, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mobile Subscribers in Israel on the rise

    Increasing number of mobile operators in Israeli will drive mobile subscribers to 11.3 million by 2022, says GlobalData. Israel has a relatively small population of almost 9 million people and a saturated telecom market with over five mobile operators and a...

  • Reza Hendrickse CFA, Portfolio Manager, at PPS Investments

    What Q1 tells us about South Africa’s growth trajectory

    May 1, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on What Q1 tells us about South Africa’s growth trajectory

    After a prolonged period of relative calmness, the first quarter of 2018 has been characterised by the return of volatility in both international and in local markets. Starting with the broader picture, global markets started the year enthused by continued...

  • Snapchat

    Snapchat reveals new Spectacles that can take photos

    May 1, 2018 • Online & Social, RetailComments Off on Snapchat reveals new Spectacles that can take photos

    Snap Inc. is determined to make its camera-equipped sunglasses a hit. Snapchat has begun selling a new version of its eyewear with built-in cameras after the first version failed to catch on with users of the youth-oriented social network. The company is...

  • *By Guilherme Sesterhein, Business Innovation at ilegra, a global technology and business solution company

    Cloud is the new black

    April 30, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on Cloud is the new black

    It was said that “cloud is the new black” during a training session inside a Google’s office. You could think that this means that cloud is basic. But why did they say it? Google didn’t forged this beautiful sentence. Gartner did. What...