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ICT service provider, ATIO to close down

January 18, 2020 • Company NewsComments (0)

On Friday, 17 January 2019, it was reported that South African ICT service provider, ATIO would be applying for liquidation and is under business rescue. The company was first founded in 1986 and primarily focused on providing telecommunications infrastructure to the defence sector. After briefly acting as a privately-owned provider of “information...

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Ericsson and Microsoft team up for the next generation of connected cars

January 14, 2020 • Company News, Features, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ericsson and Microsoft announced on Tuesday, 14 January 2020, that they are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together. Ericsson is building its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP). The integrated...

Apple seals deal with Intel

Did Apple steal trade secrets?

January 10, 2020 • Company News, Features, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Apple Inc. has been accused of stealing trade secrets and misusing inventions in its Apple Watch. The allegations come from a Health Tech company, Masimo, that develops and produces ‘signal processing technology for health-care monitors’,...

Samsung set to enhance learning with School in a Box

Samsung expected to launch latest galaxy smartphone next month

January 6, 2020 • Company News, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung expected to launch latest galaxy smartphone next month

Samsung announced this week that it plans on introducing new products – including the next generation of Galaxy smartphones – at its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 launch in San Francisco. The event is set to take place on Tuesday, 11 February. In an...

Utopia releases a new P2P network with messenger and currency

December 17, 2019 • Company News, Features, Online & SocialComments Off on Utopia releases a new P2P network with messenger and currency

After years of development and hardship, finally, you can say “Bye Bye” to the fear of being controlled on the Internet. If the presence of “someone else” watching you was real, now it won’t be anymore. Utopia, a new program,...

PAYFORT and DHL Express expand payment solutions in North Africa

December 10, 2019 • Company News, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on PAYFORT and DHL Express expand payment solutions in North Africa

Amazon company, PAYFORT announced a new partnership with DHL Express in North Africa on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. The partnership will see DHL express customers across the region complete shipment payments online in their local currencies via debit and...

Technology firm, Altron to seal R360m Ubusha Technologies deal

December 10, 2019 • Company News, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on Technology firm, Altron to seal R360m Ubusha Technologies deal

In a deal said to be worth R360 million, Technology company Altron announced on Monday, 9 December 2019, that it acquired Ubusha Technologies, an identity security firm. While the acquisition has yet to be finalised – upon the Competition...

Apple could be releasing the iPhone 9 in 2020

December 9, 2019 • Company News, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple could be releasing the iPhone 9 in 2020

Apple could be well on its way to unveil not one, not two – but five new iPhones next year – including the ‘second generation’ SE, otherwise known as the iPhone 9. My Broadband reports that the budget device is said to be...

Tintri and IntelliFlash now both under the DDN umbrella with new acquisition

December 9, 2019 • Company News, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on Tintri and IntelliFlash now both under the DDN umbrella with new acquisition

Following on from last year’s acquisition of Tintri, which provides products designed for enterprise cloud, virtual machines and containers, DataDirect Networks (DDN), a leading supplier of high-performance data management solutions for customers at scale,...

Open collaboration is essential in navigating through 4IR

December 9, 2019 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Open collaboration is essential in navigating through 4IR

At present, we are living in the first stages of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), where most of our industries have been transferred into the digital space as more and more devices become connected to one another. With this connectivity comes the...

uKheshe achieves 300 000 users milestone in South Africa

December 6, 2019 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on uKheshe achieves 300 000 users milestone in South Africa

A year since launching, uKheshe, South African based microtransaction platform, announced this week that it has over 300 000 users to date – the company has now set its sights on a growing base of users and a diversified product offering covering cash...

T-Systems SA relocates head office, aligns workspace with new transformation strategy

December 5, 2019 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on T-Systems SA relocates head office, aligns workspace with new transformation strategy

T-Systems South Africa is relocating to new premises in Rosebank in January 2020, in a move that will drive workforce collaboration and heighten efficiencies. This will allow the company to align its work environment with its 2020 Business Transformation...

Apple unveils its best apps of 2019

December 3, 2019 • Company News, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple unveils its best apps of 2019

Apple has revealed a list of apps and games that drove ‘app culture’ this year on Monday, 2 December 2019. The Global tech giant says it looks to apps to “help simplify our lives and express our creativity, connect us to friends, family and...

Sudatel appoints a new CEO

November 30, 2019 • Careers, Company News, North AfricaComments Off on Sudatel appoints a new CEO

On Friday, 29 November 2019, Sudatel announced that has appointed Sami Yousif Mohamed as the new CEO and Group President – effective immediately. The appointment comes as telecoms company prepares to invest heavily in its operations inside Sudan and...

Jumia ditches two African markets

November 29, 2019 • Company News, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Jumia ditches two African markets

Earlier this week, Jumia announced that it’s suspending all e-commerce operations in Tanzania – this comes just two weeks after Africa’s ‘Amazon’ revealed its exit from Cameroon – making it the second African market to lose...

Continuing its forward momentum: Networks Unlimited Africa celebrates landmark 25th birthday

November 25, 2019 • Company News, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Continuing its forward momentum: Networks Unlimited Africa celebrates landmark 25th birthday

Networks Unlimited Africa, a value-added distributor synonymous with disruption-focused innovation and solutions, is celebrating its 25th year in business in 2019. The company distributes best-of-breed products and offers the best and latest solutions within...