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Internet of Things

Ericsson and Microsoft team up for the next generation of connected cars

January 14, 2020

Ericsson and Microsoft announced on Tuesday, 14 January 2020, that they are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together. Ericsson is building its...

Artificial Intelligence

Axon AI solution reduces SIM activation to just 90 seconds

December 13, 2019

On Friday, 13 December 2019, Axon Wireless announced that West African mobile network operators (MNOs) will be able to offer clients 90 second SIM card...

Digital Healthcare

HIVSA supports the utilisation of tech to attract funding

December 14, 2019

The fourth industrial revolution is widely acknowledged as a paradigm shift in how the world does business, but advancements in technology also have a positive...

Tech in Finance

3 fast money transfer apps for 2020

January 13, 2020

Initially, banks were slow to embrace the advantages the Internet offered. Various third-party developers took advantage of this opportunity to create...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

ARGILITY TECHNOLOGY GROUP SET TO JOIN DIGITAL RETAIL FORUM AS SILVER SPONSOR

January 16, 2020

The Digital Retail Forum 2020 is set to take place on 29  January at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference will be focused on emerging...

Tech in Education

Mobile operators in Ghana report over 2,000 fibre cuts in 2019 alone

Connectivity is key to leveraging digital technologies in education

December 20, 2019

Having adequate levels of education and digitals skills capacity and capability is pivotal in ensuring that South Africa maximizes the benefits of the Fourth...

  • 61 percent of consumers say social media sites pose greatest risk for exposing data

    Top 10 most downloaded apps of 2019

    January 16, 2020 • Features, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    If you’re wondering what apps thrived last year, look no further – SensorTower has just published its report reflecting the most popular and most downloaded apps of 2019. This report used per-user download figures from the Apple App Store as well as the Google Play Store to tally the total number of downloads. Before jumping [&hellip...

  • 8 simple ways to protect yourself against identity theft

    January 14, 2020 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    Are you doing enough to reduce the risk of having your identity stolen? As you start the New Year, this is a good time to reflect on what kind of measures you should take to prevent thieves from stealing and using your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) for fraudulent activities. As more and more of our [&hellip...

  • Apple apologises after Siri privacy concerns

    10 app trends to watch out for in 2020

    January 13, 2020 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    Mobile apps are reshaping all industries and business leaders need to quickly adopt the latest mobile app trends in order to succeed in 2020. It is also critical for businesses to integrate the latest mobile app development technologies in order to reach a wider target audience and more importantly, to gain growth. The innovations in [&hellip...

  • 3 fast money transfer apps for 2020

    January 13, 2020 • Features, Finance, Lists, Top Stories

    Initially, banks were slow to embrace the advantages the Internet offered. Various third-party developers took advantage of this opportunity to create applications and tools that made transferring money between people quick and painless. While banks have since made improvements in their ability to transfer money online, especially with regards to dedicated banking apps, quick international [&hellip...

  • Top 20 worst passwords of 2019

    December 27, 2019 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    Year after year, analyses show that millions of people make questionable choices when it comes to the passwords they use to protect their accounts. And fresh statistics for the year that is drawing to a close confirm that bad habits do die hard and many people willingly put themselves in the firing line of account-takeover [&hellip...

  • 7 Tactics QSRs can use to improve their Digital Signage Technologies

    December 12, 2019 • Lists, Retail, Top Stories

    Fast food restaurants, also known as Quick-Service Restaurants (QSRs), have been at the forefront of adopting new digital technologies to interact with their customers, improve their service offering and leverage the customer’s dining experience. New technologies are enabling customers to customise their orders, self-order, pay in a faster and more effective way, and be entertained [&hellip...

Energy Tech

2 options to mitigate the impact of loadshedding on your business

December 13, 2019

With loadshedding in South Africa reaching all-time highs, shifting to Stage 6 this week alone, many South African companies have already begun to see the...

Cloud Computing

Why moving to the cloud doesn’t need to be costly for small business

December 22, 2019

Migration to the cloud is becoming common practice for businesses across the globe, moving from a nice-to-have to a standard business resource, allowing...

Features

LEAKED: Huawei P40 Pro sporting 5 cameras

January 17, 2020

Earlier this week, a new leak has provided potentially the best look at the newest Huawei flagship device – the P40 Pro. The renders, provided by Evan...

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

MTN Zambia makes non-expiry mobile data bundles available

January 17, 2020

MTN Zambia announced that it has launched a new range of non-expiry mobile data bundles – dubbed ‘Freedom bundles’. The Freedom bundles are...

Company News

ICT service provider, ATIO to close down

January 18, 2020

On Friday, 17 January 2019, it was reported that South African ICT service provider, ATIO would be applying for liquidation and is under business rescue. The...

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

ARGILITY TECHNOLOGY GROUP SET TO JOIN DIGITAL RETAIL FORUM AS SILVER SPONSOR

January 16, 2020

The Digital Retail Forum 2020 is set to take place on 29  January at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference will be focused on emerging...

Gadgets and Gaming

LEAKED: Huawei P40 Pro sporting 5 cameras

January 17, 2020

Earlier this week, a new leak has provided potentially the best look at the newest Huawei flagship device – the P40 Pro. The renders, provided by Evan...

Online and Social

UNPOPULAR OPINION_ Facebook doesn’t want to read your mind

Facebook ditches plan to place ads in WhatsApp – for now

January 17, 2020

Over the last few years, Facebook has been slowly adding a plethora of platforms to its portfolio — from FriendFeed and Oculus VR to Instagram. And since...

Sponsored Content

‘Security is not a single product solution’ – and other issues to consider in 2020

January 16, 2020

The new decade is still in its infancy and already we have heard news of potential malware attacks on major banks in the sub-Saharan Africa region. These...

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