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Posts Tagged ‘wearable technology’

  • IFS World

    Video Interview: IFS targets Africa as key growth market

    January 26, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: IFS targets Africa as key growth market

    Alastair Sorbie is currently CEO and President of IFS, a position he has held since 2006. Sorbie joined the Swedish ERP solutions provider as managing director in 1997, when IFS entered the UK market. During his time as IFS UK MD, Sorbie played an important...

  • healthcare technology

    Will technology transform healthcare in 2015?

    January 21, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Will technology transform healthcare in 2015?

    As technology has become more integrated with healthcare, consumers and medical professionals alike are adjusting to new ways of doing things. However, will technology transform healthcare in 2015? Emily Ross, director of private healthcare search engine...

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    5 trends that will shape the future of ERP

    September 1, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 trends that will shape the future of ERP

    In a world where IT is evolving at such a rapid pace and where trends such as the consumerisation of IT are undermining the CIO’s ability to regulate which technologies are used alongside the corporate network. But IT organisations should be embracing...

  • Kenyan start-up CladLight has developed the region’s first wearable technology in the form of a jacket (image: CladLight)

    Kenyan start-up taking on wearables

    March 4, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Kenyan start-up taking on wearables

    In what is being billed as a first of its kind, Kenyan start-up CladLight has developed the region’s first wearable technology in the form of a jacket to be used by motorcycle riders. The company’s aim for the jacket is to reduce road accidents involving...

  • President of Intel Capital, Arvind Sodhani (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Intel- Pressing ahead with major investment in Africa

    October 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel- Pressing ahead with major investment in Africa

    Selecting what companies and entities invest in is always risky, but there are definitely trends that influence such decisions. President of Intel Capital, Arvind Sodhani, told ITNewsAfrica that data analytics and mobile are two key focal points for the...

  • Samsung's Galaxy Gear is the latest addition to the wearable technology category (image: Samsung)

    Smartwatches: Is the time right?

    October 3, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Smartwatches: Is the time right?

    Samsung last week announced their Galaxy Gear device, which tethers to their newly-announced Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. Although Samsung stops short of calling it a smartwatch, the watch functions as a companion device by delivering information (such as email...

  • Craige Fleischer, Samsung’s Director for Mobile Communications in South Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Samsung’s Galaxy Gear is not backwards-compatible

    September 27, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung’s Galaxy Gear is not backwards-compatible

    Electronics manufacturer Samsung released and unveiled their new flagship Galaxy device at a media briefing in Cape Town, South Africa yesterday. “The new Galaxy Note 3 is not just a mobile device, it is offering to be a lifestyle device. Today, 65% of...