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Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point.

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point?

July 16, 2019

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, US President, Donald Trump, posted a series of tweets in which he warned social media company, Facebook, against becoming a...

Artificial Intelligence

Organisations expect to double on AI projects

Organisations expect to double on AI projects in the next year

July 15, 2019

A study conducted by Gartner reveals that 59 per cent of organisations say that they have AI deployed today. The Gartner “AI and ML Development...

Digital Healthcare

GE Healthcare advances universal health coverage in Ghana

GE Healthcare advances universal health coverage in Ghana

June 14, 2019

GE Healthcare hosted a two-day “Healthcare Dialogues” event in Ghana, bringing together public and private sectors’ industry stakeholders...

Tech in Finance

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point.

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point?

July 16, 2019

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, US President, Donald Trump, posted a series of tweets in which he warned social media company, Facebook, against becoming a...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

The Shoptech booth at NMW Australia 2019. Image sourced from Twitter.

Shoptech Software announces international expansion

July 9, 2019

American software company Shoptech Software has announced plans to expand into the global manufacturing market. The company been selling software in North...

Tech in Education

Online Business School for Entrepreneurs launched in Africa

Online Business School for entrepreneurs launched in Nigeria

July 15, 2019

Business coach and trainer, TriciaBiz launched an online business school on Saturday, 13 July 2019, in Nigeria. The new online school, Business Lab Africa,...

  • 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

OpenWay wins ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’ award

July 14, 2019

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, it was announced that at the PayTech Awards ceremony in London, OpenWay has been recognized as ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment...

Features

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point.

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point?

July 16, 2019

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, US President, Donald Trump, posted a series of tweets in which he warned social media company, Facebook, against becoming a...

Startups

South African video game development company, Cali4ways, is currently working on their first game, Boet Fighter. Image sourced from Twitter.

South African video game developer Cali4ways Games opens new permanent studio

July 14, 2019

Cali4ways Games, a South African video game development company, announced the grand opening of their “Real Life Permanent” studio in Johannesburg...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Out There Media launches new division in support of Mandela Mile

Out There Media launches new division in support of Mandela Mile

July 16, 2019

  Out There Media (OTM) has created a new division to help deliver humanitarian campaigns worldwide via its platform Mobucks. The platform is said to be...

Company News

PayU purchases majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment

July 6, 2019

On Friday, 5 July 2019, PayU announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Red Dot Payment (RDP) — an online payment solutions provider in Southeast Asia....

People in IT

Dimension Data announces Middle East and African executive team

Dimension Data appoints new Middle East and African executive team

July 11, 2019

Dimension Data, has announced its newly appointed executive leadership team. This announcement comes after the IT company plans to reorganise for growth. On...

Technology Events

Duke CE leads ‘people first in a digital world’ conversation at Davos of Human Capital

Duke CE leads ‘people first in a digital world’ conversation at Davos of Human Capital

July 16, 2019

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) hosted its annual Davos of Human Capital 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event explored...

Gadgets and Gaming

The I1601FWUX is one of the three new monitors being released in the Middle East by AOC.

AOC launches new range of USB Monitors in the Middle East

July 15, 2019

AOC, a multinational technology company, announced three new models of the AOC 16″ class USB Monitors in the Middle East. The 15.6″ plug and play...

Online and Social

Nando’s eCommerce platform bags an Apex Award

Nando’s eCommerce platform bags an Apex Award

July 15, 2019

VMLY&R South Africa, a South African advertising and brand agency, walked away from the 2019 Apex Awards with a bronze win in the launch category, for...

Sponsored Content

4 Industries Enjoying the Benefits of Automation

July 12, 2019

Collaborative robots have recently become an important competitive differentiator, which is making manufacturing companies become more agile and responsive to...

Careers

Sage launches Internship Programme

Sage launches Internship Programme

July 9, 2019

Cloud business management solutions company, Sage has launched its Internship Programme, with an intake of 50 interns to the South African operation. The...