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  • Philip Meyer

    The world of software is evolving from applications to platforms

    June 23, 2015 • 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,...

  • Despite the increased share of phishing attacks on online stores, the most frequently attacked category of organisation was still social networking sites (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...

  • Africa’s future is mobile

    March 14, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Africa’s future is mobile

    Africa is an increasingly mobile continent, making smart mobile application development one of the continent’s next big industries. The mobile application space is set to boom across Africa, as enterprises and developers lead the world in bringing to market...

  • Journals – made for mobile?

    December 11, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Journals – made for mobile?

    The global move to digital publishing is great news for academic and industry journals. Mobile apps on tablets and smartphones remove much of the cost of producing and distributing print copies, open up new revenue opportunities, increase the addressable...

  • How apps are changing the agricultural sector worldwide

    October 16, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on How apps are changing the agricultural sector worldwide

    The 16th of October is World Food Day with the main objective being to increase public awareness of global food problems that countries are currently experiencing, as well as to strengthen unity amongst nations in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and...

  • Google updates its Google Drive for iOS and Android

    September 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Google updates its Google Drive for iOS and Android

    Technology giant Google has released a number of changes to its cloud storage facility Google Drive – iOS and Android can now be used to edit Google documents. Google Drive enables users to store videos, photos, Google Docs and PDFs in the cloud....

  • Apple’s App Store reaches 25-billion downloads

    March 3, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple’s App Store reaches 25-billion downloads

    Apple’s online store for mobile applications reached the historic milestone of 25-billion downloads early Saturday morning from the mere 600 000 apps available. “A billion thanks. 25 times over. The App Store has reached 25 billion downloads. Thanks...

  • Ericsson calls for young African app developers

    October 3, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ericsson calls for young African app developers

    Ericsson has announced the launch of this year’s edition of the Ericsson Application Awards (EAA), an annual competition for application developers worldwide organized by Ericsson Research. The competition provides a unique opportunity for developers to...

  • Twitter for BlackBerry v2.0 (beta) now available

    May 6, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Hot on the heels of the official release of Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones v1.1, the latest beta version of Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones, version 2.0, is now available in Beta Zone. Another release already, you say? The Twitter app team at...