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  • Doreen Bogdan-Martin (right), Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau, and Rik Bleeker (left), CSR Country Engagement Manager Benelux at Cisco Systems during the initiative's launch at ITU Telecom World 2019 in Budapest, Hungary

    Cisco, ITU launch digital transformation initiative

    September 13, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Cisco, ITU launch digital transformation initiative

    On 12 September 2019 Cisco and ITU launched the Digital Transformation Centres Initiative to equip people with the skills they will need to participate in the current digital society and economy. The initiative was launched at ITU Telecom, and ITU and Cisco...

  • Energizer Power Max P490s

    Review: Energizer Power Max P490s

    September 12, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Energizer Power Max P490s

    The Energizer Power Max P490s is an Android smartphone that was announced in June 2018 and made available for purchase on August 2018. The P490s is an incredibly competent smartphone that comes equipped with all the bells and whistles expected of smartphones...

  • 2K Games announces partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    2K Games announces partnership with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    September 12, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, HealthcareComments Off on 2K Games announces partnership with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    2K Games has announced that it will partner with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as part of the company’s WWE 2K20 global marketing campaign. 2K, through this partnership, aims to support breakthrough-blood cancer research that could advance...

  • Remedy Entertainment reveals Control roadmap. Image sourced from Remedy Entertainment.

    Remedy Entertainment reveals roadmap for Control

    September 12, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Remedy Entertainment reveals roadmap for Control

    On 11 September 2019, Finnish video game developer Remedy Entertainment Oyj revealed the roadmap for Control, the studio’s latest video game. This announcement comes shortly after a patch was released for PlayStation 4 players that addressed issues...

  • Breitling announces partnership with Etihad Airways

    September 11, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Breitling announces partnership with Etihad Airways

    On 10 September 2019, Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling announced a new partnership with airline company Etihad Airways. According to an official press release from Breitling, “Etihad offers a perfect platform for Breitling, who will serve as the...

  • Wi-Fi 6 offers a new era of wireless connectivity

    Cisco appoints new Country Manager for South Africa operations

    September 11, 2019 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cisco appoints new Country Manager for South Africa operations

    On 11 September 2019, multinational technology company Cisco announced that Garsen Naidu has been appointed as the new Country Manager for South Africa. Garsen has been with Cisco for 8 years and was recently the Head of the Partner and System Engineering...

  • Customer success a huge focus for SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise strategy

    INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

    September 10, 2019 • Features, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

    On 27 August 2019 SAP Next-Gen, a program created by multi-national software company SAP to connect companies and develop innovative solutions and drive change that is linked to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), held an event titled “The...

  • 5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

    HISA 2019: Announcement of Key Topics

    September 9, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA 2019: Announcement of Key Topics

    The 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit is set to take place from 8 to 9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg. The healthcare industry, over time, has been adopting technology in order to develop new products and expand the reach of...

  • 2K Games reveals information about 2K Showcase: The Women's Evolution

    2K reveals new details about the Women’s Evolution

    September 8, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on 2K reveals new details about the Women’s Evolution

    2K Games recently revealed details pertaining to the new objective-based, story-driven mode coming to WWE 2K2o called 2K Showcase: The Women’s Evolution. The new mode is based on the story of the Women’s Evolution which has been taking place in...

  • Vodacom announces new esports hub at Vodacom World. Image sourced from Vodacom rAge.

    Vodacom launches new esports hub

    September 7, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom launches new esports hub

    On 5 September 2019, Vodacom announced that it will be introducing an esports hub at Vodacom World, which is the telecommunication company’s Flagship Digital Mall situated in Midrand, Johannesburg. Vodacom has said that the esports hub will host a...

  • Avinash Lakshman, CEO of Hedvig (left), and Sanjay Mirchandani, CEO of Commvault (right)

    Commvault acquires software-defined storage company Hedvig

    September 6, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments Off on Commvault acquires software-defined storage company Hedvig

    On 5 September 2019, Commvault, a cloud and on-premises data software company, has announced that it has acquired Hedvig, a software-defined storage company. The acquisition is said to have cost $225 million, which includes ongoing employee retention and the...

  • Airtel Africa appoints new Regional Director for East Africa

    September 6, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Airtel Africa appoints new Regional Director for East Africa

    Telecommunications service provider, Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of Ian Ferrao as Regional Director of its East Africa business. Ian Ferrao, according to Airtel Africa, has over 12 years of experience in senior management telecommunications...

  • Red Dead Redemption Online Frontier Pursuits. Image sourced from Rockstar Games.

    Rockstar Games details next update coming to Red Dead Online

    September 5, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Rockstar Games details next update coming to Red Dead Online

    Rockstar Games, publisher of Red Dead Redemption 2, has released the details of the upcoming update to Red Dead Redemption 2’s online mode, Red Dead Online. The update is titled ‘Frontier Pursuits,’ and is, according to Rockstar, “the...

  • Lee Kuyper, COO, SilverBridge

    Microsoft partners with SilverBridge to deliver insurance solution

    September 4, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Microsoft partners with SilverBridge to deliver insurance solution

    Microsoft recently announced that it had partnered with SilverBridge, an insurance software solutions provider, to bring SilverBridge’s insurance solution, Exergy, to market. “The company has always built specialised solutions for insurers and...

  • Solar panels being installed in West Africa by PEG Africa

    PEG Africa raises $5 million for expansion in West Africa

    September 4, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PEG Africa raises $5 million for expansion in West Africa

    PEG Africa, a pay-as-you-go solar company based in West Africa, has recently raised $5 million from ElectriFI in order to continue its expansion in existing markets. PEG Africa finances and deploys solar energy to SMEs and households in West Africa. PEG...

  • Jens Montanana, CEO of Datatec. Image sourced from Datatec.

    Datatec announces Logicalis expansion in Europe

    September 4, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments Off on Datatec announces Logicalis expansion in Europe

    Datatec, an international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, recently announced that its subsidiary, Logicalis, has acquired two businesses in Europe. Logicalis Group recently purchased a 70 per cent interest in Cilnet, a Cisco systems...