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3 exciting things made possible by 5G

3 exciting things made possible by 5G

September 8, 2019

The race to 5G is on – according to T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, who believes that his company “win the race”. Legere is not the only one, Huawei is in...

Artificial Intelligence

120 million workers may need to be reskilled or retrained in the next 3 years

120 million workers may need to be reskilled or retrained in the next 3 years

September 9, 2019

A study conducted by IBM has revealed that 12 of the largest economies will need to be retrained or reskilled as a result of AI and intelligent automation. The...

Digital Healthcare

2K Games announces partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

2K Games announces partnership with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

September 12, 2019

2K Games has announced that it will partner with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as part of the company’s WWE 2K20 global marketing campaign....

Tech in Finance

KyberSwap Dex launches fiat-to-crypto gateway with Coindirect

KyberSwap Dex launches fiat-to-crypto gateway with Coindirect

September 14, 2019

A DEX (decentralized exchange) on Ethereum powered by Kyber Network, KyberSwap,  announced the launch of a new fiat-to-crypto gateway through a partnership...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Garmins private consumer data stolen

Garmin’s private consumer data stolen

September 15, 2019

Garmin Southern Africa (Garmin SA) announced that consumers’ personal and payment information had been stolen. The data, taken from shop.garmin.co.za, is...

Tech in Education

New Digital Literacy program targets youth in Zambia

New digital literacy program targets youth in Zambia

September 13, 2019

Zambian social enterprise, Asikana Network has partnered with Facebook to launch a digital literacy program in Zambia on Thursday, 12 September. eZibo Digital...

  • Huawei's newest smartphone software - 5 things you need to know

    Huawei’s newest smartphone software – 5 things you need to know

    August 29, 2019 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

    With more than 500 million active daily users in over 216 countries and support for up to 77 languages, it’s safe to say that Huawei has come a long way since it was first founded. But now, the smartphone giant – who’s been famed for ‘catering to every kind of user’ – is making changes [&hellip...

  • 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...

Energy Tech

INTERVIEW: Projects delivering technology for life in Africa

September 13, 2019

KOKO is a venture-backed technology company that believes communities thrive when each of their members is connected to opportunity. From product development...

Cloud Computing

kulula.com's new partnership set to reinvent the airport experience

kulula.com’s new partnership set to reinvent the airport experience

September 10, 2019

Global travel technology company, Sabre announced on Monday, 9 September 2019, that it is partnering with South African airlines, Kulula.com in a bid to...

Features

Control Cover. Image sourced from Twitter.

Control Review

September 15, 2019 •

Control is a third-person action-adventure video game developed by Finnish video game developer Remedy Entertainment Oyj and published by 505 Games. The game...

Startups

South African startup unpacks journey on AWS cloud

September 14, 2019

iHouzit is a South African startup founded in 2016 that offers tailored solutions by providing a platform where customers are able to plan, design, finance,...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

WhatsApp down on Cell C network

WhatsApp down on Cell C network

September 13, 2019

On Friday, 13 September 2019, DownDetector reported that Cell C networks across South Africa were experiencing downtime – while there is still no word on...

Company News

Altron suspends 3 senior executives at Altron Nexus

Altron suspends 3 senior executives at Altron Nexus

September 6, 2019

Altron has announced that it has suspended three senior executives of Altron Nexus. The suspension follows an investigation that has revealed potential...

People in IT

Garsen Naidu has been appointed as the new Country Manager for South Africa, Cisco

Cisco appoints new Country Manager for South Africa operations

September 11, 2019

On 11 September 2019, multinational technology company Cisco announced that Garsen Naidu has been appointed as the new Country Manager for South Africa. Garsen...

Technology Events

SingularityU South Africa announces speaker schedule

SingularityU South Africa announces speaker schedule

September 12, 2019

On Wednesday, 11 September SingularityU South Africa announced the final line up and schedule for the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 which will take...

Gadgets and Gaming

Control Cover. Image sourced from Twitter.

Control Review

September 15, 2019 •

Control is a third-person action-adventure video game developed by Finnish video game developer Remedy Entertainment Oyj and published by 505 Games. The game...

Online and Social

Spotify - new owner of global audio production and collaboration platform

Spotify – new owner of global audio production and collaboration platform

September 13, 2019

Audio streaming platform – Spotify has acquired global audio production and collaboration marketplace, SoundBetter. The announcement, which came on...

Sponsored Content

OpenRAN - 7 vital benefits for MNOs

OpenRAN – 7 vital benefits for MNOs

September 12, 2019

Thinking differently, as to how to solve network operators’ dilemma of how to modernise existing infrastructure, roll out the latest and greatest, launch...

Careers

GM from IBM to sit on US President’s Advisory Council

GM from IBM to sit on US President’s Advisory Council

September 11, 2019

“I’m honoured to again represent IBM on the President’s Advisory Council,” says Takreem El Tohamy – GM for IBM in the Middle East and Africa...