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Renowned broadcaster, Bronwyn Nielsen to host IoT Forum Africa 2019

Renowned broadcaster, Bronwyn Nielsen to host IoT Forum Africa 2019

March 24, 2019

One of Africa’s most experienced, respected and well-known broadcasters, Bronwyn Nielsen will host the third IoT Forum Africa, set to take place at the...

Artificial Intelligence

Oracle adds AI capabilities for financial controls

Oracle adds AI capabilities to increase ERP Cloud’s market lead

March 24, 2019

Oracle has extended the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities within Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Enterprise Performance...

Digital Healthcare

The fight against vaccine misinformation is on

The fight against vaccine misinformation is on

March 8, 2019

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate has been somewhat of a controversial topic in recent years. An anti-vaccination or “anti-vax” rhetoric has been...

Tech in Finance

Oracle adds AI capabilities for financial controls

Oracle adds AI capabilities to increase ERP Cloud’s market lead

March 24, 2019

Oracle has extended the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities within Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Enterprise Performance...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Konga migrates to Intel Retail Accelerator Programme

Konga migrates to Intel Retail Accelerator Programme

March 15, 2019

Nigerian e-commerce site, Konga has announced that it has migrated to the Retail Accelerator Program of global technology company Intel, thereby becoming the...

Tech in Education

GESF2019 leads the conversation on the global learning crisis

March 24, 2019

The seventh annual Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF 2019), a Varkey Foundation initiative, opened at The Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, UAE on Saturday,...

  • Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

    February 7, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Lists, Top Stories

    The mention of the words Artificial Intelligence (AI) conjures up science fiction-like images in the minds of many people, but it is becoming a very real part of day to day life without us even realising it. AI is and has been making a lasting impression on a number of key industries, not only streamlining [&hellip...

  • Top 10 EdTech startups transforming learning in Africa

    February 6, 2019 • Education, Lists, Top Stories

    The global tech revolution is greatly changing the way we work in every sector. EdTech, which merges innovation with teaching, has made education more accessible and comprehensive across the world. Most recently we’ve seen that established schools have adopted robotic teaching assistants, VR experiences, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and virtual classrooms. Young entrepreneurs across Africa [&hellip...

  • 10 Things to know about mobile payments in Africa

    10 Things to know about mobile payments in Africa

    February 4, 2019 • East Africa, Finance, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa

    The trend of making payments using mobile wallets installed as applications on smartphones which sometimes makes use of Near Field Communication Technology and generally an internet connection is becoming widespread, and indeed Africa is not left out in the grand scheme of things. In fact, Africa is embracing this seamless cashless payment method alongside the [&hellip...

  • 6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

    6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

    January 26, 2019 • Lists, Retail, Top Stories

    eCommerce in Africa is booming but that doesn’t leave out any struggles which include uncertainty around receiving orders satisfactorily. There are currently 65.4 million eCommerce users in Africa and the Middle East, with an additional 20 million users expected to be shopping online by 2021. When it comes to eCommerce sales in Africa, three of the continents [&hellip...

  • Out with the old, in with the new – 10 hot smartphones set...

    January 24, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    2018 had an impressive release of smartphones. However, 2019 seems to be gearing up for even bigger releases, with most smartphone makers debuting new flagships. We’ve already seen some leaks and hints as to what new phones will release early in the year and by the looks of things, it seems we’ll get 5G phones, [&hellip...

  • 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...

Energy Tech

Load Shedding

6 steps to stay ahead of load shedding

March 20, 2019

Eskom has proposed 15 per cent-a-year tariff hike over the next three years, businesses have to become intelligent about power consumption to be sustainable....

Cloud Computing

Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

Blue Turtle automates move to Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa

March 24, 2019

With the official launch of the Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa, Blue Turtle announces a suite of services that enables a customer’s journey to...

Features

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

March 23, 2019

South African startup ‘Africam’ is a media company that live streams HD footage from waterholes at various locations across Africa. The free streams are...

Startups

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

March 23, 2019

South African startup ‘Africam’ is a media company that live streams HD footage from waterholes at various locations across Africa. The free streams are...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group

March 23, 2019

Unitel was elected to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and...

Company News

Troye makes headway in emerging markets

Troye makes headway in emerging markets

March 21, 2019

Managed IT services provider Troye has been awarded third place as Citrix’s Cloud Partner of the Year for emerging markets. The Citrix Summit partner...

People in IT

SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

March 20, 2019

SPECTRAMI has announced that it has appointed Yasser Ali, as the General Manager for Egypt, Levant and North Africa. Based in Cairo, Yasser will be responsible...

Technology Events

Renowned broadcaster, Bronwyn Nielsen to host IoT Forum Africa 2019

Renowned broadcaster, Bronwyn Nielsen to host IoT Forum Africa 2019

March 24, 2019

One of Africa’s most experienced, respected and well-known broadcasters, Bronwyn Nielsen will host the third IoT Forum Africa, set to take place at the...

Gadgets and Gaming

The lowdown on Android Q for all Pixel phones

March 18, 2019

Google officially launched its public beta for Android Q on March 13 after lots of leaks and rumours. As with most software updates, there are small tweaks,...

Online and Social

Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

March 23, 2019

When prospects for company growth call for fast turnarounds, smart solutions or just more hands on deck, finding the right people to assemble temporary...

Sponsored Content

Understanding a cybercrook’s thinking to make people your first defence against phishing

March 22, 2019

Ransomware attacks worldwide rose by 350 per cent from 2016 to 2017 says a recent special report by SC Magazine sponsored by Cofense, a provider of intelligent...

Careers

Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

March 23, 2019

When prospects for company growth call for fast turnarounds, smart solutions or just more hands on deck, finding the right people to assemble temporary...