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Fuel and Acid sensors added to Netshield IoT range

February 13, 2019

Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new range of fuel and acid spillage rope sensors to its expanding range of IoT...

Artificial Intelligence

Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

February 14, 2019

IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organisations and are challenged by several AI...

Digital Healthcare

Rwanda: Drones deliver medical supplies in remote areas

February 15, 2019

Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. However, President Paul Kagame has not been credited enough with improving the...

Tech in Finance

2019 Predictions for cryptocurrency

2019 Predictions for cryptocurrency

February 13, 2019

As we enter 2019, it is an opportune time to reflect on the year that was and strategize for the way forward. The crypto economy celebrated its 10th birthday...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

New vs. Used: Shopping trends on bidorbuy

New vs. Used: Shopping trends on bidorbuy

February 16, 2019

Shoppers on South African online marketplace bidorbuy.co.za are about five times more likely to buy a second-hand laptop than a new one. “In many cases, it...

Tech in Education

Only 23 percent of global STEM talent is female

February 11, 2019

In an era where South African women have become increasingly prominent in medicine, law and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? ...

  • 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

Take the power of power management back into your hands

February 12, 2019

No matter whether they are made up of one or of a host of racks with multiple blades, the datacentre houses your most critical assets, but it is also the most...

Cloud Computing

Pineapple's journey on the cloud

Pineapple’s journey on the cloud

February 16, 2019

South Africa’s first peer-to-peer insurance company, Pineapple was established in a bid to address customers need for simplified and on-demand services and...

Features

Pineapple's journey on the cloud

Pineapple’s journey on the cloud

February 16, 2019

South Africa’s first peer-to-peer insurance company, Pineapple was established in a bid to address customers need for simplified and on-demand services and...

Startups

Pineapple's journey on the cloud

Pineapple’s journey on the cloud

February 16, 2019

South Africa’s first peer-to-peer insurance company, Pineapple was established in a bid to address customers need for simplified and on-demand services and...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Uganda deports MTN CEO over national security

February 15, 2019

The chief executive officer of MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, has been deported from the East African country over national security,...

Company News

Uganda deports MTN CEO over national security

February 15, 2019

The chief executive officer of MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, has been deported from the East African country over national security,...

People in IT

ICASA chair gets 20 years in prison

ICASA chair gets 20 years in prison

February 16, 2019

Rubben Mohlaloga, chair of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA), has received a 20-year prison sentence for money-laundering and fraud linked...

Technology Events

OneBio calls for applications to its First Incubation Programme

OneBio calls for applications to its first incubation programme

February 16, 2019

OneBio, a specialised biotech incubator in Cape Town, will launch its first incubation programme for early-stage Southern African and Zimbabwean biotech...

Gadgets and Gaming

Review: LG V40ThinQ, the perfect photography companion

February 15, 2019 •

LG Electronic released the V40Thinq on the 7th of February this year. For this release, LG partnered with South African telecom operator, Vodacom to bring the...

Online and Social

UBA, Google rollout Wifi hotspots in Nigeria

UBA, Google rollout Wifi hotspots in Nigeria

February 14, 2019

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has collaborated with Google and ISP partner to launch Google Station in 11 UBA branches in Lagos State as part of plans to...

Sponsored Content

Fuel and Acid sensors added to Netshield IoT range

February 13, 2019

Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new range of fuel and acid spillage rope sensors to its expanding range of IoT...

Careers

IFAD propels inclusive rural economic growth in Togo

IFAD propels inclusive rural economic growth in Togo

February 9, 2019

Over 50,000 vulnerable rural households in Togo will benefit from a US$35 million project that aims to spur inclusive rural economic growth and create...