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Posts Tagged ‘ITNewsAfrica’

  • Financial Institutions are quick to implement digital platforms without accompanying cyber security as part of their focus.

    Impact of cryptocurrencies on financial services and security

    May 7, 2018 • Events, SecurityComments Off on Impact of cryptocurrencies on financial services and security

    No one really knows what the future holds, especially when it comes to threatening or enhancing security around current financial services systems. More importantly, are cryptocurrencies the real deal. OneChannel CEO Bernard Ford will be presenting a paper...

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    Smart Cities in Africa? It’s not just about ICT

    April 24, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on Smart Cities in Africa? It’s not just about ICT

    As mass urbanisation continues across Africa, putting in place the fundamental infrastructure needed to build smart cities has never been more important. Smart cities are emerging in Zambia, Ghana, Mauritius and Kenya. For all of them, the first hurdle is...

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    Top 20 Tech Stories of 2015

    December 11, 2015 • East Africa, Enterprise, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 20 Tech Stories of 2015

    2015 has been a great year for the technology sector within Africa, as well as across the globe. This year alone we IT News Africa had listed the Top 10 Richest countries in Africa as well as revealed some of the top most innovative companies in Africa. IT...

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    IT News Africa: Top 20 Stories of 2014

    December 11, 2014 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top 20 Stories of 2014

    2014 has been a great year for the ICT sector. We have witnessed African tech entrepreneurs going global as well as seen the impact that ICT has had on the fight against the Ebola virus. In 2014, many memorable events happened… not only did a massive...

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    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    November 15, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    This week in technology has been especially busy. Not only was AfricaCom 2014 a major highlight of the week, but we also had some hands-on time with Huawei’s latest mobile devices – the Ascend Mate 7 and the Ascend G7. Also making the headlines...

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    Who will you meet at the June 25 Innovation Dinner?

    June 24, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Who will you meet at the June 25 Innovation Dinner?

    The next Innovation Dinner on the 25th of June 2014 is shaping up to be a guaranteed success. ITNewsAfrica.com has secured top-flight speakers as well as confirmed the attendance of executives, academics, regulators and industry analysts. The next Innovation...

  • It News Africa Innovation Dinner

    June 2014 Innovation Dinner Speakers Announced

    June 23, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on June 2014 Innovation Dinner Speakers Announced

    The Innovation Dinner series has become well known among South Africa’s ICT professionals, entrepreneurs and senior business people as a great opportunity for networking and strategic planning. IT News Africa, together with key sponsors Kaspersky Lab and...

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    Review: Microsoft’s Xbox One

    January 20, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Microsoft’s Xbox One

    Microsoft released their Xbox One gaming console late last year in the US, UK and a few other territories, but while the unit isn’t available in Africa, South African gamers have opted to import their consoles rather than wait for a solid release date....

  • Video: MTN CTO on Green ICT

    September 18, 2013 • VideoComments Off on Video: MTN CTO on Green ICT

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  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 joins a portfolio of solutions that are developed in collaboration with customers, partners and open source communities

    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    Experts within Africa’s burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the...

  • Cloud solution adoption and updake is on the increase in Africa. (Image source: InnovationDinner/Flickr)

    Africa’s cloud solution pundits urge market to ‘try it out’

    September 6, 2013 • Enterprise, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s cloud solution pundits urge market to ‘try it out’

    Although business leaders and analysts within Africa’s growing ICT sector agree that a sense of hesitancy hovers over the increased adoption of cloud solutions, there is consensus that there is benefit in the application of the technology. At...

  • ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    July 20, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    Once again we can say that it has been an enthralling news week in Africa. Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, coupled with ongoing reports of the statesman’s health and wellbeing, has dominated news. At the same time, in...

  • IT industry players to convene at Business Intelligence Breakfast

    July 5, 2013 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on IT industry players to convene at Business Intelligence Breakfast

    Africa’s premier ICT news publication ITNewsAfrica, in conjunction with sponsor Yellowfin, will host IT executives at an ICT Business Breakfast on 16 July at the Hyatt Regency, Johannesburg. This exclusive breakfast, themed Business Intelligence: 2013 &...

  • All you need to know about the Xbox One

    May 22, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on All you need to know about the Xbox One

    A new vision for the future came to life yesterday as Microsoft Corp. unveiled Xbox One, the all-in-one gaming and entertainment system created for today and the next generation. At Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Wash., the company showcased how Xbox One...

  • Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    April 23, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    Nigerian mobile phone users will for the first time be able to port their mobile phone numbers to a different network without losing their current number. Nigeria’s mobile phone market has been at the receiving end of constant complaints about Quality of...

  • City of Tshwane committed to Smart City concept

    April 17, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on City of Tshwane committed to Smart City concept

    During Microsoft’s bi-annual Tech Ed conference, held in Durban, South Africa, the City of Tshwane (CoT) re-enforced their commitment to drive internet connectivity in the city, to connect as many citizens as possible and to further their Smart City...