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    African startup aims to disrupt $45b market research industry

    May 24, 2016 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on African startup aims to disrupt $45b market research industry

    Johannesburg based technology startup, delvv.io, has announced a first round of investment led by global business executive and investor, Kevin Gaskell. The former Managing Director of both BMW and Porsche GB has led an investment round of R2 million...

  • Rwandan President Paul Kagame (image: NPR)

    Paul Kagame hones in on ICT education

    March 14, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Paul Kagame hones in on ICT education

    Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called on the youth to invest in science, technology, research and innovation, as he says it will drive the continent and potentially transform socio-economic situations in Africa. “To unlock this potential, Africa must...

  • BYOD – where does the control actually lie?

    March 5, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on BYOD – where does the control actually lie?

    The consumerisation of Information Technology, characterised by Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), is a market created by consumers purchasing their own devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops. As BYOD continues to replace the traditional enterprise...

  • BYOD policy a boon to business – but be careful say IT experts

    May 17, 2012 • OpinionComments (1)

    Over 80 per cent of IT managers think that enterprises with a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy hold a competitive advantage over other organisations, according to research commissioned by BT. The research, which surveyed attitudes towards employees’ use...

  • Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    March 20, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    The growth of tablets continues to surpass expectations, throwing the PC industry into disarray. The iPad is so popular that publishers and other content-rich industries are forced to reposition their wares or risk failure. A powerful wave of content...

  • Want to know what’s draining your battery?

    March 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    According to the BBC, Recent research shows that three quarters of your battery power is used for uploading advertisements and tracking user data on unpaid apps . Purdue University computer scientist Abhinav Pathak in Indiana, USA and his colleagues made...

  • Private sector looks to students for innovation

    March 13, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Gijima, a JSE-listed IT services company, along with the University of Western Cape (UWC) are scheduling a “Code Jam” between March and May this year. Even students who are not necessarily developers are invited to submit innovative app ideas to be rated...

  • East Africa should boost cloud computing — Report

    March 2, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Pyramid Research, leading IT and communications firm, has called on East African information technology service providers to partner with vendors to boost cloud services. The firm said, in a new report on Thursday, the market could benefit from offering these...

  • Gartner: Apple’s iPad dominates tablet market

    September 26, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner: Apple’s iPad dominates tablet market

    Apple’s best-selling iPad will account for about 73.4% of worldwide media tablet sales in 2011, down from 83% share in 2010, according to projections from Gartner. According to the channel insider, the market research firm also noted Apple will have...

  • Kenya: Mobile handset sales soar by 200%

    September 26, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Today the GSMA issued preliminary findings from research undertaken into taxation. Initially focused on Africa, the research shows that mobile handset sales have soared by 200 per cent in Kenya following the government’s 2009 decision to slash the 16...

  • CIOs under pressure to support employee-owned devices

    September 16, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on CIOs under pressure to support employee-owned devices

    Increasing numbers of employee-owned laptops, tablets and smartphones crossing the corporate threshold are forcing organisations to embrace bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies. At the same time, they’re challenged to strike a balance between enablement...

  • ICASA collaborates with tech university

    September 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on ICASA collaborates with tech university

    The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has pledged to work with higher education institutions in the country to enhance wireless technology research and collaboration, and facilitate policy development and rule making. ICASA, the...

  • Apple wins, Nokia bleeds in South African device survey

    August 3, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    BMI-TechKnowledge, an ICT research company revealed the results of a South African study of smartphone and tablet trends at a media briefing held today in Johannesburg, SouthAfrica. The latest stats are based on an online survey conducted with 1500...

  • Intel throws its weight behind African SKA bid

    July 26, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Intel throws its weight behind African SKA bid

    The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Africa project has entered a new exciting phase with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between technology giant Intel and the South African Department of Science and Technology, held on the 26 of July at...

  • Egypt gets call centre for farmers

    June 28, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt gets call centre for farmers

    Egyptian farmers were presented with a new call centre to help integrate the agricultural sector with the mainstream telecommunications economy. The call centre is a business partnership initiative between the Agricultural Research Center (ARC) and Vodafone...

  • SAP Research aims to bridge ICT gaps

    July 16, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on SAP Research aims to bridge ICT gaps

    SAP Research Pretoria, the South African branch of SAP’s global research centre, has partnered with world-renowned computer science expert, Professor Jose Luis Encarnacao, to bridge the gaps in ICT uptake inherent in the socio-economic fabric of emerging...

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