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Fuel and Acid sensors added to Netshield IoT range

February 13, 2019

Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new range of fuel and acid spillage rope sensors to its expanding range of IoT...

Artificial Intelligence

Top 10 data and analytics technology trends to look out for – Gartner

February 18, 2019

Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that...

Digital Healthcare

Rwanda: Drones deliver medical supplies in remote areas

February 15, 2019

Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. However, President Paul Kagame has not been credited enough with improving the...

Tech in Finance

2019 Predictions for cryptocurrency

2019 Predictions for cryptocurrency

February 13, 2019

As we enter 2019, it is an opportune time to reflect on the year that was and strategize for the way forward. The crypto economy celebrated its 10th birthday...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

New vs. Used: Shopping trends on bidorbuy

New vs. Used: Shopping trends on bidorbuy

February 16, 2019

Shoppers on South African online marketplace bidorbuy.co.za are about five times more likely to buy a second-hand laptop than a new one. “In many cases, it...

Tech in Education

Disruptive technology could transform South African educational landscape

February 18, 2019

Educational technology will play a bigger influence in all South African schools – particularly in metro areas or regions that have increasing access to an...

  • 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

Take the power of power management back into your hands

February 12, 2019

No matter whether they are made up of one or of a host of racks with multiple blades, the datacentre houses your most critical assets, but it is also the most...

Cloud Computing

Organisation should consider security concerns in the cloud

Organisation should consider security concerns in the cloud

February 18, 2019

Organisations should pay closer attention to security concerns associated with storing data in the cloud as configuration errors together with cloud threats...

Features

Review: LG V40ThinQ, the perfect photography companion

February 15, 2019 •

LG Electronic released the V40Thinq on the 7th of February this year. For this release, LG partnered with South African telecom operator, Vodacom to bring the...

Startups

Pineapple's journey on the cloud

Pineapple’s journey on the cloud

February 16, 2019

South Africa’s first peer-to-peer insurance company, Pineapple was established in a bid to address customers need for simplified and on-demand services and...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Kenya: Alphabet Loon expands connectivity in Nyeri

February 18, 2019

Loon has installed a new set of ground stations in Kenya. This is a key step toward the deployment of commercial service in collaboration with Telkom Kenya...

Company News

Uganda deports MTN CEO over national security

February 15, 2019

The chief executive officer of MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, has been deported from the East African country over national security,...

People in IT

Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

February 18, 2019

Aerobotics announced that artificial intelligence expert and thought leader Stuart Reid has joined the company as their Head of Data Science to help drive and...

Technology Events

IAB SA partners Meltwater, Radisson Hotel Group to launch insight series

February 18, 2019

The IAB SA has launched an exciting new series of strategically aligned events for the digital industry. Held in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson...

Gadgets and Gaming

Samsung Blu-ray players are a thing of the past

February 18, 2019

If you’re in the market for a new Blu-ray player, you’re out of luck with Samsung. The South Korean conglomerate has officially stopped production...

Online and Social

UBA, Google rollout Wifi hotspots in Nigeria

UBA, Google rollout Wifi hotspots in Nigeria

February 14, 2019

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has collaborated with Google and ISP partner to launch Google Station in 11 UBA branches in Lagos State as part of plans to...

Sponsored Content

Fuel and Acid sensors added to Netshield IoT range

February 13, 2019

Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new range of fuel and acid spillage rope sensors to its expanding range of IoT...

Careers

IFAD propels inclusive rural economic growth in Togo

IFAD propels inclusive rural economic growth in Togo

February 9, 2019

Over 50,000 vulnerable rural households in Togo will benefit from a US$35 million project that aims to spur inclusive rural economic growth and create...