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AECOM promotes Artificial Intelligence with newly consolidated region

AECOM promotes Artificial Intelligence with newly consolidated region

February 19, 2019 • FeaturesComments (0)

AECOM, fully-integrated global infrastructure firm, has announced it is honing its strategic focus across the Middle East and Africa by integrating regional operations as well as consolidating its African presence. “We are incredibly proud to be involved in some of the biggest infrastructure projects across Africa, including the $1.5 billion Tema Port...

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Review: LG V40ThinQ, the perfect photography companion

February 15, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

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 phone to consumers. Among a number of fascinating features, the device sports a noticeable 5 camera...

Nurturing future leaders of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Nurturing future leaders of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

February 15, 2019 • Features, GeneralComments (0)

Being amidst a revolution that has been recognised as an era with ‘the potential to connect billions of people, drastically improve the efficiency of business and have the ability to regenerate the natural environment through more effective asset...

5 Tech Predictions for 2019 and beyond

February 13, 2019 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The tech market is already home to a range of smart hardware and software, but smart devices are set to become even more widespread in our day-to-day lives. 2018 was a year of exciting advancements and 2019 promises to be an even greater year when it comes...

Fears of an Internet Shutdown in Nigeria on the Rise

Fears of an internet shutdown on the rise in Nigeria

February 13, 2019 • Features, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

With less than a week until the Nigerian election, there are mounting fears that access to the internet and social media services could soon be restricted. The run-up to the vote, which will be held on February 16th, has been plagued by rumours that there are...

SONA2019: Ramaphosa reveals plans to fast track technology

SONA 2019: Government to introduce new tech subjects in schools

February 8, 2019 • Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Thursday, 07 February, the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his second State of the Nation Address. During his speech, the president announced that the government will introduce new technology subjects in schools. On the technology...

Are internet shutdowns the new norm in Africa?

Are internet shutdowns the new norm in Africa?

February 5, 2019 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Are internet shutdowns the new norm in Africa?

In this day and age, access to the internet is widely considered a human right. For many, it is the main way they conduct business, communicate and experience the world they live in. However, this right has been infringed upon in Africa multiple times in the...

Why is Cloud a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

Why Cloud is a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

January 31, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Why Cloud is a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

Cloud adoption in key African markets has grown phenomenally over the past few years. Organisations that want to remain relevant and interact economically will have to look at cloud computing in order to ensure interoperability, cost efficiency and high-end...

Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

January 27, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

Advances in blockchain technology could enable the food and beverage industry (F&B) to enhance traceability. In the US alone, food recalls and foodborne illnesses cost $77 billion per annum, including discarded products, loss of revenue, damage to...

Why understanding cyber risk is important

January 27, 2019 • Features, SecurityComments Off on Why understanding cyber risk is important

The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019 ranks data fraud/theft and cyber attack as two of the top five global risks in terms of likelihood. The big question now is how will organizations respond? Reading the World Economic Forum’s...

Leveraging technology to boost productivity

Leveraging technology to boost productivity

January 25, 2019 • Features, GeneralComments Off on Leveraging technology to boost productivity

There can be little doubt that the SA economy today is not in the kind of state that makes doing business easy. According to Stats SA, the economy slipped into recession during Q2 of 2018, shrinking by 0.7% quarter-on-quarter, something which followed a...

Government CIOs to invest in cybersecurity and data analytics in 2019

January 24, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Government CIOs to invest in cybersecurity and data analytics in 2019

Cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies targeted for new and additional spending by public sector CIOs in 2018, while data center infrastructure is the most commonly targeted for cost savings, according to a survey from...

The new LG V40ThinQ brings content to life with 5 cameras

The new LG V40ThinQ brings content to life with 5 cameras

January 23, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on The new LG V40ThinQ brings content to life with 5 cameras

LG Electronics announced that they will release the V40ThinQ in partnership with Vodacom on 7 February at a retail price of R12,499 postpaid and R599 per month on a Vodacom contract. The device sports five-cameras, with three cameras mounted on its rear and...

How your business can avoid legal irregulates associated with POPI

How your business can avoid legal irregularities associated with POPI

January 23, 2019 • Enterprise IT, FeaturesComments Off on How your business can avoid legal irregularities associated with POPI

It’s only a matter of time before the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) becomes the next compliance issue for local businesses. Major data breaches are now a part of daily news and there’s little doubt this will place a spotlight on...

What does 2019 have in store for us?

January 23, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on What does 2019 have in store for us?

Despite the undeniable power of modern predictive analytics, in some ways we are no better off than the old crone with her crystal ball when it comes to predicting what the world holds in store for us in 2019. That’s partly because the world we live in has...

What makes a WAF ‘advanced’?

DDoS is the new spam…. here’s how to mitigate it

January 23, 2019 • Features, SponsoredComments Off on DDoS is the new spam…. here’s how to mitigate it

Always-on, always-connected apps can help power and transform your business – but for threat actors, they can also act as gateways to data beyond the protections of your firewalls. With most attacks happening at the application level, protecting the...