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Cisco connects harsh environments and remote locations at the IoT Edge

Cisco connects harsh environments and remote locations at the IoT Edge

June 11, 2019

At  Cisco Live US 2019 taking place in San Diego, California, Cisco unveiled new networking technology purpose-built for challenging work environments such as...

Artificial Intelligence

Cisco Collaboration gives AI boost to Jabber users

Cisco Collaboration gives AI boost to Jabber users

June 12, 2019

Kicking off day 2 on Tuesday, 11 June at Cisco Live US 2019 currently taking place in San Diego, California, the company revealed that it is unifying its...

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

PayU launches operations in Kenya

PayU launches operations in Kenya

June 12, 2019

  PayU has been a licensed operator in Kenya since February 2019 and launched payment services for the region. Kenya, as the power hub for East Africa is...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

May 10, 2019

South Africa’s e-tailer, Superbalist.com, has adopted two new technologies which have accelerated the browsing experience for shoppers and translated...

Tech in Education

Nokia and UNICEF launch partnership to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

Nokia, UNICEF to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

June 14, 2019

Nokia and the Finnish National Committee for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UNICEF Kenya have launched a shared-value partnership during...

  • 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

LG launches Zero Carbon 2030 initiative

LG launches Zero Carbon 2030 initiative

June 9, 2019

LG Electronics (LG) has launched its aggressive Zero Carbon 2030 initiative, committing to achieving net-zero carbon emissions from its global operations...

Cloud Computing

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

June 13, 2019

Ten years ago, business technologies had saturated to breaking point. The potential they offered were diminished by their deployment and maintenance costs....

Features

New Accenture report explores why XR demands a considered approach by business

New Accenture report explores why XR demands a considered approach by business

June 8, 2019

A new study conducted by Accenture has highlighted that business leaders need to take a considered approach to designing, building and deploying XR tools....

Startups

87% of Magento e-commerce websites at ‘high risk' from cyber attacks

87% of Magento e-commerce websites at ‘high risk’ from cyber attacks

June 10, 2019

New research has found 87 per cent of SME websites using the Magento platform are currently at high risk from cyber attacks. By contrast, under 10 per cent of...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

5G uptake even faster than expected-Mobility Report

5G uptake even faster than expected-Mobility Report

June 13, 2019

5G subscriptions now expected to reach 1.9 billion in 2024, as operators ramp up deployments and users switch to 5G devices. 5G coverage is forecast to reach...

Company News

SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

May 9, 2019

SAP ushered in a new era in the way consumers and enterprises interact with each other. Just three months after completing its acquisition of Qualtrics, SAP...

People in IT

Hitachi Vantara appoints Regional Director for East and West Africa

Hitachi Vantara appoints Regional Director for East and West Africa

June 7, 2019

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has appointed JP Smith as Regional Director for East and West Africa. As Regional Director, Smith is...

Technology Events

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

June 13, 2019

Ten years ago, business technologies had saturated to breaking point. The potential they offered were diminished by their deployment and maintenance costs....

Gadgets and Gaming

Hisense launches new products to the South African market

Hisense launches new products to the South African market

June 13, 2019

Hisense launched a number of new products to the South African market, including two brand new smartphones, 4K 100-inch Laser TV, and an interactive screen for...

Online and Social

Cisco Collaboration gives AI boost to Jabber users

Cisco Collaboration gives AI boost to Jabber users

June 12, 2019

Kicking off day 2 on Tuesday, 11 June at Cisco Live US 2019 currently taking place in San Diego, California, the company revealed that it is unifying its...

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June 11, 2019

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Careers

Absa launches graduate recruitment programme

Absa launches graduate recruitment programme

June 10, 2019

Absa has launched its evolved graduate recruitment programme, the Gen A Grad Programme, which has advanced from its Rising Eagles Graduate Programme. The Gen A...