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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

Cisco sets sights on the Cognitive Contact Center

Cisco sets sights on the Cognitive Contact Center

September 20, 2019

Cisco has announced plans to leverage recent AI acquisitions to usher in the next-generation contact center—one that uses AI and machine learning to foster...

Digital Healthcare

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

September 19, 2019

T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October...

Tech in Finance

FinTech startup on track to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria

FinTech startup on track to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria

September 16, 2019

Paris-based fintech startup, FairMoney announced on Monday, 16 September 2019, that it has introduced an in-app payment function to its users, which allows...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Ethiopian Airlines expands digital payment methods

Ethiopian Airlines expands digital payment methods

September 16, 2019

On Monday, 16 September 2019, Ethiopian Airlines announced that it plans to expand its payment method offerings by partnering with digital commerce and payment...

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

Oracle, VMware partner to support customers' hybrid cloud strategies

Oracle, VMware partner to support customers’ hybrid cloud strategies

September 19, 2019

VMware has announced a new partnership with Oracle in a bid to help customers leverage the companies’ enterprise software and cloud solutions to make the...

Features

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

September 17, 2019

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 kicked off on Monday, 16 September at the CTICC. This year, the conference delved deeper into the role of the CIO, the origin...

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Control Review

September 15, 2019 •

Startups

Silicon Catalyst becomes member of the GSA

Silicon Catalyst becomes member of the GSA

September 18, 2019

Global silicon incubator solutions company, Silicon Catalyst announced on Tuesday, 17 September 2019, that it is now a member of the Global Semiconductor...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

September 19, 2019

In a last-ditch attempt to undo the law made by the U.S. Government, Huawei will try to convince a judge that the ruling is unconstitutional. The law ensures...

Company News

Mindtree expands global reach with new HQ

Mindtree expands global reach with new HQ

September 20, 2019

Technology services and digital transformation company, Mindtree announced on Thursday, 19 September 2019, that its new European headquarters will be opening...

People in IT

Nutanix appoints Christian Alvarez as the Vice President of the Americas Channel. Image sourced from CRN.

Nutanix appoints new Vice President for Americas Channel

September 18, 2019

Nutanix, a cloud computing company, recently announced the appointment of Christian Alvarez as Vice President, Americas Channel. In this new role, Alvarez will...

Technology Events

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

September 19, 2019

T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October...

7 ways ways to own the world

7 ways ways to own the world

September 18, 2019

Gadgets and Gaming

Apples new Watch Series 5 available for pre-order in South Africa

Apple’s new Watch Series 5 available for pre-order in South Africa

September 21, 2019

At the 2019 ‘by innovation only’ event – which took place on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus –...

Online and Social

Twitter is experimenting with new 'hide replies' feature

Twitter is experimenting with new ‘hide replies’ feature

September 20, 2019

Twitter is experimenting with a new ‘hide replies’ feature. “Earlier this year we started testing a way to give people more control over the...

Sponsored Content

How to protect your OT infrastructure

How to protect your OT infrastructure

September 18, 2019

Cybercriminals have proven that they are more than ready to strike critical infrastructure, with potential examples of cyberattacks ranging from power...

Careers

OPPO appoints new MEA President

September 19, 2019

Global smartphone manufacturer, OPPO announced on Thursday, 19 September 2019, that Ethan Xue has been appointed as the new President in the Middle East and...