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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

The Opportunity Cryptocurrencies Present In Africa

Cryptocurrencies: 2019 in review

December 11, 2019

The world of crypto in 2019 has brought more price fluctuation, many announcements that indicate cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly mainstream and tighter...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

7 Tactics QSRs can use to improve their Digital Signage Technologies

December 12, 2019

Fast food restaurants, also known as Quick-Service Restaurants (QSRs), have been at the forefront of adopting new digital technologies to interact with their...

Tech in Education

AxxonSoft addresses human trafficking with Deep Learning facial recognition and forensic search

T-Systems upskills South African learners

December 7, 2019

“Our ICT Academy has been offering practical experience and theoretical training to South African learners since 2003, bridging the skills gap and improving...

  • 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...

  • Google plans to shut down Google Hire in 2020

    2019’s trending Google Searches in South Africa

    December 11, 2019 • Features, Lists, Southern Africa, Top Stories

    On Wednesday, 11 December 2019, Google released the results of its 2019 ‘Year in Search’, providing a unique insight into the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in South Africa. Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans have been searching for and asking [&hellip...

  • 7 Retail Tech Strategies to Unlock Growth

    December 10, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Lists, Retail, Top Stories

    As the year comes to an end, it is clear that the role and function of brick and mortar stores have fundamentally changed. Increasingly, physical stores have to become a seamless extension of an overall customer experience that blends the best of the online and offline worlds. Indeed, savvy and forward-thinking retailers understand that the [&hellip...

  • 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...

Energy Tech

INTERVIEW: Africa Data Centres take on sustainable solutions

December 11, 2019

Mitigating the effects of climate change is every person and company’s responsibility – especially in Africa where experts believe it will be...

Cloud Computing

How to implement quantum computing in your organisation

December 10, 2019

Quantum computing exists in a realm where the normal laws of physics do not apply, using qubits instead of binary to deliver unprecedented processing power,...

Features

Google’s Year in Search: Kenya

December 12, 2019

Earlier this week, Google released the results of its 2019 ‘Year in Search’, providing a unique insight into the year’s biggest moments and...

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

Nokia 2.3 launches in Kenya

December 12, 2019

HMD Global has announced that the Nokia 2.3 is now available in Kenya – making it the first market that the phone is on sale after its global launch in Cairo...

Company News

PAYFORT and DHL Express expand payment solutions in North Africa

December 10, 2019

Amazon company, PAYFORT announced a new partnership with DHL Express in North Africa on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. The partnership will see DHL express...

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

Vodacom and Mara Phones bring locally-built devices to South Africans

December 10, 2019

South African network provider, Vodacom announced this week that it would now offer locally manufactured smartphones to consumers, thanks to its new...

Online and Social

South Africa’s most popular hashtags for the end of 2019

December 10, 2019

If you don’t know by now, a ‘hashtag’ is any word or phrase that follows the ‘#’. Hashtags are used as a way to find content about a specific...

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Enhancing the power of IBM SPSS Statistics with OLSPS Statistical Interpreter

December 12, 2019

Regardless of industry, many users of IBM SPSS Statistics don’t realise the full analytical power of the software, which can be further enhanced when coupled...

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