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  • Microsoft integrates collaborative AI powered to-do list in Word

    November 9, 2018 • General, SoftwareComments Off on Microsoft integrates collaborative AI powered to-do list in Word

    This week, Microsoft revealed new AI features in Word that will help you create an in-platform to-do list where you can invite others to help out without ever breaking your writing mojo. The new tools make it simple to create to-do lists for catching back up...

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    Gartner identifies top 10 strategic IoT technologies and trends

    November 8, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner identifies top 10 strategic IoT technologies and trends

    Gartner has highlighted the top strategic Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends* that will drive digital business innovation from 2018 through 2023. “The IoT will continue to deliver new opportunities for digital business innovation for the next...

  • Fintech could fuel Africa's next big growth and jobs explosion

    Fintech could fuel Africa’s next big growth and jobs explosion

    August 6, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on Fintech could fuel Africa’s next big growth and jobs explosion

    The African continent is poised to experience its next big growth phase. While previous growth phases on the continent – which helped birth the ‘Africa Rising’ narrative – were fuelled by the continent’s natural resources and young...

  • Cryptomining attacks against Apple devices increase sharply, study

    Apple is pulling apps that share location data without user consent

    May 11, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Apple is pulling apps that share location data without user consent

    It’s not long until the European Union implements the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), however, it looks as though Apple is not wasting any time, according to a report by 9to5Mac the multinational technology company is removing apps that...

  • Vic Brits

    Acer Africa announce new head of commercial

    April 24, 2018 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Acer Africa announce new head of commercial

    Acer Africa has announced its new appointment for Head of Commercial in the Sub-Saharan region. Vic Brits will lead the commercial sector of the business, as he aims to increase Acer’s market share in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in...

  • MTN copyright

    COSON slams MTN Nigeria with N16 billion copyright lawsuit

    June 23, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on COSON slams MTN Nigeria with N16 billion copyright lawsuit

    According to a report via IT Pulse, MTN is currently fighting a music right infringement suit, which was filed in Nigeria by the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON). If lost, MTN may lose an additional 16 Billion Naira. This adds to the operator’s...

  • South Africa: The repercussions of the new ECA bill

    Xiaomi hit by Court Injunction in Nigeria

    March 31, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Xiaomi hit by Court Injunction in Nigeria

    According to a media statement released by mobile device brand mi-Fone, the Federal High Court in Lagos has issued an interim injunction against Xiaomi – a mobile phone manufacturer whose Mi branded mobile devices are currently on sale across Nigeria....

  • Allied Mobile Africa & PIC sign USD $55 million agreement

    November 16, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Allied Mobile Africa & PIC sign USD $55 million agreement

    Allied Mobile Africa has revealed that they have signed a strategic finance and partnership agreement with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) for debt funding facility of USD $55 million (approximately R800 million). The facility is to drive the...

  • Video Interview: Delivering carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront – Cisco

    December 12, 2014 • VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Delivering carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront – Cisco

    IT News Africa caught up with Kian Ellens, Sales Business Development Manager for Cisco South Africa at AfricaCom 2014. In the interview, Ellens explains how Cisco and Dimension Data have delivered carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront, located in...

  • POPI should prompt mobile security rethink for SA

    July 22, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on POPI should prompt mobile security rethink for SA

    Over the past three decades legislatures, across the world, have been trying to update their legal systems in order to address growing concerns around how our private information is being used once handed over to companies… in both the public and...