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Lenovo introduces new single-socket server platforms

Lenovo announces new single-socket server platforms

August 19, 2019

On 19 August 2019, Lenovo announced the Lenovo ThinkSystem  SR635 and SR655 server platforms, which Lenovo claims are “two of the industry’s most...

Artificial Intelligence

Data analysis is about finding the right tools for the job

Data analysis is about finding the right tools for the job

August 13, 2019

The availability of higher computational, storage and networking capabilities, means that the amount of data being transferred are increased proportionately...

Digital Healthcare

3 essential benefits of attending #HISA2019

3 essential benefits of attending #HISA2019

August 20, 2019

The 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from the 8th to 9th October 2019. The summit, which...

Tech in Finance

MTN granted permission to bring digital banking to Nigeria

MTN granted permission to bring digital banking to Nigeria

August 20, 2019

South African telecoms provider, MTN announced on Friday, 16 August 2019, that a subsidiary MTN Nigeria Communications PLC has been granted permission to offer...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Meesho Co-Founders Sanjeev Barnwal (left) and Vidit Aatrey (right). Image sourced from Meesho.

Naspers leads Meesho in raising $125 million for Indian Social Commerce

August 13, 2019

On 12 August 2019, Meesho, an Indian online marketplace, announced the closing of a $125 million fundraiser led by Naspers,  multi-national media and internet...

Tech in Education

VMware to address digital skills gap in Africa

VMware to address digital skills gap in Africa

August 21, 2019

VMware has announced the expansion of the VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa programme in partnership with Strathmore University – @iLabAfrica Centre,...

  • 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

The Welltec WAI on its way for deployment

Welltec and Total E&P Congo deploy world’s first cement-less completion

July 11, 2019

Welltec, well intervention and well constructions solutions company, has announced the first deployment of a completely cement-less completion in the Republic...

Cloud Computing

If you don't do cloud there's a risk of missing out says Gartner Jeff Mann

The impact of cloud on businesses in Africa

August 21, 2019

According to Gartner, cloud will influence ever-greater portions of enterprise IT decisions, in particular, system infrastructure. But what does this really...

Features

If you don't do cloud there's a risk of missing out says Gartner Jeff Mann

The impact of cloud on businesses in Africa

August 21, 2019

According to Gartner, cloud will influence ever-greater portions of enterprise IT decisions, in particular, system infrastructure. But what does this really...

Startups

8 South African fintech startups awarded funding

8 South African fintech startups awarded funding

August 21, 2019

On Tuesday, 20 August 2019, Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI) in partnership with AlphaCode announced that it has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

#datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa

#datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa

August 21, 2019

biNu, the company responsible for the Moya Messenger app, announced on Wednesday, 21 August 2019, that it’s partnering up with MTN South Africa in a bid to...

Company News

Travel technology company plans to close Farelogix deal

Travel technology company plans to close Farelogix deal

August 15, 2019

Travel technology provider, Sabre Corporation announced on Wednesday, 14 August 2019, that it plans on closing Farelogix deal on August 21, 2019. “We are...

People in IT

Luke Bradley-Jones has been appointed by Disney as the new SVP, Direct-to-Consumer and General Manager for Disney+. Image sourced from Variety.

Disney hires former Sky CMO for the company’s new streaming platform

August 18, 2019

Disney recently hired Luke Bradley-Jones, former Sky CMO, to run Disney+, the company’s new subscription streaming service. Bradley-Jones will assume the...

Technology Events

3 essential benefits of attending #HISA2019

3 essential benefits of attending #HISA2019

August 20, 2019

The 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from the 8th to 9th October 2019. The summit, which...

Gadgets and Gaming

An in-game screenshot of Risk of Rain 2. The game is set for release in Summer 2019. Image sourced from Risk of Rain 2.

List of Indie games announced during Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

August 21, 2019

On 19 August 2019, Nintendo held a live-stream titled Indie World Showcase on its official YouTube channel. The live-stream showcased upcoming Indie games that...

Online and Social

Luke Bradley-Jones has been appointed by Disney as the new SVP, Direct-to-Consumer and General Manager for Disney+. Image sourced from Variety.

Disney hires former Sky CMO for the company’s new streaming platform

August 18, 2019

Disney recently hired Luke Bradley-Jones, former Sky CMO, to run Disney+, the company’s new subscription streaming service. Bradley-Jones will assume the...

Sponsored Content

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

August 19, 2019

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, has announced that it now proudly offers industrial cybersecurity in South Africa through a...

Careers

Samsung tackles job creation with new initative

Samsung tackles job creation with new initiative

August 7, 2019

Samsung South Africa has announced its Research and Development (R&D) Academy Project in partnership with the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and...