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Internet of Things

4 exciting ways IoT impacts automobiles

December 4, 2019

The technological wave of the Internet of Things (IoT) is sweeping across all industries. This technology is enabling tech devices to collect, interpret, and...

Artificial Intelligence

Makro is now available on WhatsApp

December 4, 2019

Retail giant, Makro announced on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, that shoppers at its 22 South African outlets and online store can now experience instant customer...

Digital Healthcare

Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

7 things telemedicine makes possible

December 4, 2019

43% of South Africa’s population lives in rural regions, with just one physician responsible for 7 700 people, according to the World Health Organisation...

Tech in Finance

Digital currency could be on the cards for Ghana’s Central Bank

November 28, 2019

Ghana’s Central Bank could soon introduce a digital currency – the e-cedi. Speaking at an annual banking conference this week, Governor of the Bank...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Digital Retail Forum returns to Johannesburg in January 2020

December 4, 2019

The 2nd annual Digital Retail Forum is set to take place on the 29th of January 2020, at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The forum is hosted by IT News...

Tech in Education

Cell C and Explore Data Science Academy to upskill Data Scientists

December 5, 2019

South African network provider, Cell C announced on Thursday, 5 December 2019, that it would launch ‘Cell C Data Scientists’ in partnership with...

  • Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

    7 things telemedicine makes possible

    December 4, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Healthcare, Lists, Top Stories

    43% of South Africa’s population lives in rural regions, with just one physician responsible for 7 700 people, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). With limited options, telemedicine has the potential to make healthcare far more accessible, as technology evolves. These days, you can apply a biosensing patch and give your doctor instant updates [&hellip...

  • 9 cyber-threat predictions for 2020

    December 2, 2019 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    Cyberattack methodologies have become more sophisticated in recent years magnifying their effectiveness and speed. For networks and organisations using sophisticated methods to detect and respond to attacks, the response might be for criminals to attempt to reply with something even stronger. These predictions reveal nine methods that could derail cybercriminals in the future: 1. The [&hellip...

  • 5 things you should know about the new HUAWEI FreeBuds 3

    November 27, 2019 • Lists, Southern Africa, Top Stories

    Attention all digital music lovers, Huawei will be launching its flagship headset, the Huawei FreeBuds 3, in South Africa next week. In a world where consumers are enjoying higher-quality streaming, the market for an optimal listening experience is shaping the earphone industry. Here are five things you should know about the brand new HUAWEI FreeBuds [&hellip...

  • 6 examples of real-life AI applications

    November 21, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Features, Lists, Top Stories

    Whether you do a Google Search, book a trip online or receive a product recommendation from eCommerce sites; artificial intelligence (AI) seems to be lurking in the background. For those of us who may not know that technologies like machine learning, AI, and deep learning are the future, then here’s a look at six real-time [&hellip...

  • 10 tips to identifying a phishing email

    November 20, 2019 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    In this modern-day, tech-savvy world, we would like to believe that we could never be fooled by a social engineering scam or phishing attempt. Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity via electronic communication. The reality is that [&hellip...

  • Five ways to strengthen employee cybersecurity awareness

    November 20, 2019 • Enterprise IT, Lists, Security, Top Stories

    Since human error has a well-documented history of causing many breaches, no organisation can afford to overlook the importance of ensuring that its employees are aware of online dangers. This is why Juan Manuel Harán, Security Editor at ESET, has outlined five ideas for creating a culture that inspires staff to stay on their toes and with cybersecurity [&hellip...

Energy Tech

Stronger together: working towards a green holiday season with Indegy and NU Africa

December 3, 2019

What would you rather experience this December: a ‘black festive season’, with issues and uncertainty around energy, water and other critical...

Cloud Computing

IBM reveals three Cloud Pak for Security capabilities

November 20, 2019

On Wednesday, 20 November 2019, IBM launched Cloud Pak for Security – featuring industry-first innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or...

Features

What a cyber car should look like: Tackling 2 major risks

December 5, 2019

Tesla recently demonstrated its new electric pickup vehicle, dubbed “Cybertruck”, which has polarised public opinion. Some have stated it looks like a...

Startups

The African Startups ecosystem

November 29, 2019

AWS South Africa announced on Friday, 19 November 2019, that it had recently embarked on a journey to bring AWS Startup Days to Johannesburg, Lagos, Accra and...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Cell C and Explore Data Science Academy to upskill Data Scientists

December 5, 2019

South African network provider, Cell C announced on Thursday, 5 December 2019, that it would launch ‘Cell C Data Scientists’ in partnership with...

Company News

T-Systems SA relocates head office, aligns workspace with new transformation strategy

December 5, 2019

T-Systems South Africa is relocating to new premises in Rosebank in January 2020, in a move that will drive workforce collaboration and heighten efficiencies....

People in IT

uKheshe and Mastercard partner to bring mobile payments to the unbanked

December 4, 2019

uKheshe, a locally developed financial inclusion platform, announced on Tuesday that it has further enhanced its offering to the unbanked by collaborating with...

Technology Events

Digital Retail Forum returns to Johannesburg in January 2020

December 4, 2019

The 2nd annual Digital Retail Forum is set to take place on the 29th of January 2020, at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The forum is hosted by IT News...

Gadgets and Gaming

Motorola launches its new One Hyper smartphone

December 5, 2019

Earlier this week, Motorola launched its latest mid-range smartphone – the One Hyper. The LTE and WiFi capable device is set to run on the newest version...

Online and Social

International Women’s Day Google Doodle features local artist

Google founders step down

December 4, 2019

Google cofounders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they’re resigning from their day-to-day management roles at Alphabet. The pair will be...

Sponsored Content

T-Systems SA relocates head office, aligns workspace with new transformation strategy

December 5, 2019

T-Systems South Africa is relocating to new premises in Rosebank in January 2020, in a move that will drive workforce collaboration and heighten efficiencies....

Careers

International Women’s Day Google Doodle features local artist

Google founders step down

December 4, 2019

Google cofounders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they’re resigning from their day-to-day management roles at Alphabet. The pair will be...

Teraco CEO steps down

December 2, 2019

Sudatel appoints a new CEO

November 30, 2019