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Gartner says 37 percent of organisations have implemented AI

January 21, 2019

The number of organisations implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270 per cent in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the...

Artificial Intelligence

The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

January 22, 2019

The role and impact of AI made headlines last year, and this was most notable during major shopping dates. The Far East’s 24-hour shopping extravaganza...

Digital Healthcare

Portable medical tech key to unlock successful primary health care

Portable medical tech key to unlock successful primary health care

January 9, 2019

Portable healthcare is changing the way that health professionals take primary care to the vulnerable people that need it most. This is primarily achieved by...

Tech in Finance

3 important reasons to reconsider your current payroll solution

3 important reasons to reconsider your current payroll solution

January 21, 2019

Legacy systems, like old habits, die hard. Should that necessarily be the case, however? Take your payroll and HR solution, for example. Yes, there are...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Future of Retail: How retailers can survive in an omnichannel world

Future of Retail: How retailers can survive in an omnichannel world

January 15, 2019

Every year, the battle to survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer gets tougher. As consumer expectations heighten and e-commerce sales continue to rise,...

Tech in Education

5 Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom

5 Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom

January 21, 2019

Higher education has paved the way for many of the technologies we use today. With a unique set of demands and workloads comes a unique set of problems....

  • MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    January 17, 2019 • Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Despite the major infrastructural challenges that Africa faces – such as low connectivity and the high cost of data, the number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global shift from linear TV to on-demand viewing. Online streaming is cheaper and more [&hellip...

  • Hottest fintech startups to look out for in 2019

    January 16, 2019 • Finance, Lists, Top Stories

    There are a number of impressive African fintech startups emerging from the continent, and 2019 could be a very important year for their growth and success. From mobile money transfer apps to tech firms determined to help users save, these tech startups come from all over Africa. IT News Africa takes a look at some [&hellip...

  • The IT News Africa 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

    December 19, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    As Christmas draws near, so does the slowly building pressure to buy the perfect presents for your friends and family. The tech space is also so dense and hard to navigate sometimes that it can be daunting finding the right gift for the technophiles in your life. Breaking it down into smaller categories makes it [&hellip...

  • 10 Tech gifts under R200 that are actually useful

    December 18, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    Christmas is peeking around the corner, so it’s time to get those last minute gift ideas down before it’s too late. As far as tech gifts go, it’s hard to find something useful without breaking the bank. Thankfully, IT News Africa has compiled a list of 10 tech gifts under R200 that are actually useful [&hellip...

  • Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    December 14, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    The idea of an assistant that can schedule meetings and arrange a calendar, order lunch and remind you that you need to leave the office before 4:30 on Thursday to make it across the city to dinner with colleagues doesn’t seem too extraordinary–until you learn the assistant isn’t a person at a desk, but rather [&hellip...

  • Load Shedding

    Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

    December 6, 2018 • Lists, Mining & Energy, Top Stories

    The festive season has officially begun; however, it looks as though South Africans will be celebrating the holidays without electricity, at certain times of the day and night, as South African power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding. As load shedding is becoming a regular occurrence in South Africa, IT News Africa has put together [&hellip...

Energy Tech

Schneider Electric launches Go Green in the City 2019

Schneider Electric launches Go Green in the City 2019

January 18, 2019

  Schneider Electric launched Go Green in the City 2019, its annual global student contest to find bold ideas and innovative solutions for smarter, more...

Cloud Computing

3 important reasons to reconsider your current payroll solution

3 important reasons to reconsider your current payroll solution

January 21, 2019

Legacy systems, like old habits, die hard. Should that necessarily be the case, however? Take your payroll and HR solution, for example. Yes, there are...

Features

The talk is done - companies now want to see digital action

The talk is done – companies now want to see digital action

January 22, 2019

South Africa is absolutely becoming a digitally maturing market. We can no longer talk about just early adopters or the few taking the lead in the digital...

Startups

Online basics for small businesses

Online basics for small businesses

January 20, 2019

In a time when most people make purchasing decisions while browsing their smartphones, business owners cannot afford to not be online. Whether a small...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Mobile network operators in Ghana challenge $6.9 million NCA fine

Mobile network operators in Ghana challenge $6.9 million NCA fine

January 22, 2019

Four of Ghana’s mobile network operators (MNOs) have challenged the $6,924,762.60 fine imposed by the National Communications Authority (NCA) for various...

Company News

MTN Group CEO to give insights on investing in digital growth

January 22, 2019

MTN is participating in the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meetings taking place from 22—25 January 2019 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The yearly...

People in IT

Elisabeth Moreno appointed as VP & Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa

Elisabeth Moreno appointed as VP & Managing Director for HP Africa

January 17, 2019

HP has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Moreno as the new Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa. Based in Johannesburg, Elisabeth Moreno replaces David...

Technology Events

Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

January 21, 2019

Internationally acclaimed Cloud solutions provider, Oracle, has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January...

Gadgets and Gaming

LG to launch LG Q Stylus+ in February

LG to launch LG Q Stylus+ in February 2019

January 21, 2019

LG Electronics has announced the new LG Q Stylus, the latest model in the expanding Q series midrange smartphones. The LG Q Stylus features handwritten input...

Online and Social

Vodacom empowers small business with a financial management app

Vodacom empowers small business with a financial management app

January 20, 2019

Vodacom Business has partnered with financial and business management platform Fiskl to provide mobile and digital services to entrepreneurs and small...

Sponsored Content

NETSCOUT report highlights rapid changes in DDoS threat landscape

NETSCOUT report highlights rapid changes in DDoS threat landscape

January 17, 2019

The findings of a new report from NETSCOUT have highlighted some key points around distributed denial of service (DDoS) activity worldwide during 2018....

Careers

Bowmans invests in artificial intelligence

Gender equality could contribute to economic growth in South Africa

April 17, 2018

Despite decades of progress towards achieving equality in the workplace, women remain significantly under-represented in emerging tech. The imbalance between...