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Posts Tagged ‘mobile apps’

  • Nathan Nayagar, Managing Director for Lexmark - South Africa & English Speaking Africa

    Why big data is the key to customer success

    September 20, 2016 • Big Data, OpinionComments (0)

    Big data is changing the way we do business. Its adoption is rising rapidly as organisations seek to unlock the value of data analytics. Yet large amounts of data have been available for decades. So what sets ‘big data’ apart? Primarily, it is the...

  • Kenya Commercial Bank

    Kenya Commercial Bank tightens banking app security

    August 1, 2016 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya Commercial Bank tightens banking app security

    Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) has refreshed its mobile banking application to enhance its capabilities and guarantee tighter security features as the lender deepens its digital banking agenda. According to the KCB, with the new look App, users are able to...

  • Huawei P8 smartphone

    Transform your Huawei device into a mobile panic button

    November 2, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Transform your Huawei device into a mobile panic button

    Huawei has revealed that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Rapid Response, the mobile app that transforms a mobile phone into an emergency panic button. The agreement will see the app embedded within Huawei phones as a native service that links users...

  • Nigeria

    Small does not equate with simple in mobile app development

    October 7, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Small does not equate with simple in mobile app development

    The case for developing mobile apps is clear cut. However, the route to successfully developing and maintaining an app is less clear because of hidden complexities that are masked by the misconception that apps are small and therefore simple, says Mornay...

  • The new Online Payment Solution launched with the Bank of Kigali, Mastercard and Rwanda Online aims to fast-track payments in Rwanda

    Tata & MasterCard to empower 100 mln women

    October 2, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Tata & MasterCard to empower 100 mln women

    At the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting closing plenary, Tata Communications and MasterCard announced a CGI Commitment to Action to financially empower 25,000 women in the developing world, part of a larger vision to ultimately reach 100...

  • Viesturs Zalaiskalns - HansaWorld Channel Manager

    Asked and answered: Seven key questions on mobile ERP

    September 22, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Asked and answered: Seven key questions on mobile ERP

    Viesturs Zalaiskalns, Channel Manager at HansaWorld South Africa, answers seven questions commonly asked by businesses on mobile ERP. 1. Why is it a must for mid-sized businesses to have access to business information via mobile devices? The business world...

  • Warren Olivier

    The role of apps in the Always-On business

    September 3, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on The role of apps in the Always-On business

    Mobile applications have become an integral component of the Always-On business. Whether it is accessing back-end corporate data or creating sales forecasts in the field, the connected worker has come to rely on these solutions. Warren Olivier, regional...

  • Philip Meyer

    The world of software is evolving from applications to platforms

    June 23, 2015 • Enterprise, SoftwareComments (2)

    The consumerisation of IT and the rise of social media and mobile apps are changing employees’ expectations of the software that they must use to do their jobs every day. That means that payroll and HR software vendors and the enterprises that use their...

  • Lionel

    Will mobile apps help government connect with citizens?

    March 2, 2015 • Opinion, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Will mobile apps help government connect with citizens?

    Smart cities are fast becoming a reality across the globe, driven by the interconnectedness of devices that communicate and provide information that leads to intelligent automation, decision and actions. However, smart cities without smart, engaged and...

  • Fritz

    Welcome to the new frontier in consumer banking in South Africa

    October 10, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Welcome to the new frontier in consumer banking in South Africa

    FlickPay, Snapscan and Zapper might sound like a foreign language – yet these are the apps used by a fast growing group of consumers in South Africa who have bought into the world of mobile payment. Mobile phone providers, merchants, financial institutions...

  • Toxic Bunny

    Top 10 ten games made in Africa

    July 9, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, ListsComments Off on Top 10 ten games made in Africa

    Africa is full of talented mobile app and game developers, which means that you don’t entirely have to reach out to international developers every time you are looking for something new. While some developers may be unknown to some, others have sky...

  • top apps

    Top 10 apps that will benefit your life

    June 30, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (2)

    In a technology driven world we use our mobile devices, tablets and PCs on a daily basis. Each device features a variety of programs, apps, and services that ultimately make life a little easier. With a multitude of apps, featured on a variety of app stores,...

  • Kaspersky Lab experts discovered a new version of the RAA ransomware(image: Charlie Fripp)

    Kaspersky Lab is detecting 315,000 new malicious files daily

    December 11, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab is detecting 315,000 new malicious files daily

    The overall global Internet threat level grew by 6.9 percentage points in 2013 – 41.6% of user computers were attacked at least once. In order to conduct all these attacks over the Internet in 2013, cybercriminals used 10,604,273 unique hosts, which is...

  • A mural of former South African President Nelson Mandela (image: http://laliencilliers.wordpress.com/)

    Top 10 Nelson Mandela apps

    December 10, 2013 • Lists, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 Nelson Mandela apps

    As the world mourns the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, with a memorial service of global significance scheduled for 10 December 2013 at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium, there are a number of mobile applications that share the legacy...

  • Rocket Internet’s Jumia  (image: Google)

    Top 10 African e-Commerce apps

    October 14, 2013 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 African e-Commerce apps

    e-Commerce in Africa is gaining momentum with more users being connected to the internet and experiencing the power of shopping and the ability to pay for goods online. ITNewsAfrica recently published a list of the most popular e-commerce websites on the...

  • Not every mobile app is worth building, says Gartner research director Richard Marshall (image: Shutterstock)

    Mobile apps: Brand enhancer, business tool or waste of time?

    July 22, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Mobile apps: Brand enhancer, business tool or waste of time?

    Not every mobile app is worth building, says Gartner research director Richard Marshall – and investing in the wrong app can waste resources and damage brands. “There is an app frenzy at the moment that’s leading many companies to rush into building...