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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 • FeaturesComments (0)

A new study conducted by Accenture has highlighted that business leaders need to take a considered approach to designing, building and deploying XR tools. Waking Up to a New Reality: Building a Responsible Future for Immersive Technologies, published in collaboration with the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA), examines how extended reality...

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Millennials are seeking more, reveals Deloitte study

Millennials are seeking more, reveals Deloitte study

June 4, 2019 • FeaturesComments (0)

The results of the 2019 Deloitte Millennial Survey are in and one thing is clear, this generation wants more with only 17 per cent of the South African cohort in this year’s survey, expressing uneasiness and pessimism—about their careers, their lives in...

IRESS acquires QuantHouse

IRESS acquires QuantHouse

June 1, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on IRESS acquires QuantHouse

IRESS has announced it has acquired QuantHouse, an international provider of market data and trading infrastructure. The total purchase price is up to €38.9 million (on a debt and cash free basis), with a material portion subject to earnout performance...

Why the Bluekeep vulnerability is a big deal

Why the Bluekeep vulnerability is a big deal

May 30, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Why the Bluekeep vulnerability is a big deal

Remember the panic that hit organisations around the world on May 12th, 2017 when machine after machine displayed the WannaCryptor ransom screen? Well, we might have a similar incident on our hands in the coming days, weeks or months if companies don’t...

EISummit 19 explores emerging tech trends in Africa

Education Innovation Summit explores emerging tech trends in Africa

May 30, 2019 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Education Innovation Summit explores emerging tech trends in Africa

The Education Innovation Summit 2019 took place on Wednesday, 29 May at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg and saw captivating discussions around emerging technologies in the education sector. The summit, happening for the 4th year explored current and emerging...

Grassroot driving participatory democracy through technology

Grassroot driving participatory democracy through technology

May 25, 2019 • Features, Southern AfricaComments Off on Grassroot driving participatory democracy through technology

Grassroot, a Johannesburg based NGO enables communities on the ground to effect participatory democracy through technology. Explaining the inspiration behind the inception of the NGO, the Co-Founder Luke Jordan of Grassroot said, “Prior to Grassroot, if...

Cisco Connect 2019: Cisco tackles unemployment in Africa

Cisco Connect 2019: Cisco tackles unemployment in Africa

May 21, 2019 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco Connect 2019: Cisco tackles unemployment in Africa

Cisco held the first Sub-Saharan Africa Cisco Connect on 19 to 21 May at Sun City, South Africa. During the keynote address, the company detailed its commitment to the digitization of Africa’s communities, businesses, and governments through several...

Cisco Connect 2019 kicks off in Sun City, South Africa

Cisco Connect 2019 kicks off in South Africa

May 20, 2019 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco Connect 2019 kicks off in South Africa

Cisco Connect 2019 kicked off with connected women in tech session on Sunday, 19 May at Sun City, South Africa. Sponsored by IN2IT Technologies the session looked at the role of women in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and how Industry 4.0 can impact women....

Teraco’s Africa Cloud Exchange offers a direct connection to cloud services in Africa

May 16, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Teraco’s Africa Cloud Exchange offers a direct connection to cloud services in Africa

Through extensive investment by multiple international operators, cloud strategies are now becoming a key element within every enterprise’s infrastructure investment in Africa. Teraco says its African cloud exchange, located in the Johannesburg and Cape...

Mobile ad fraud and what you can do about it

South Africa’s content and applications continue to power mobile in 2019

May 14, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on South Africa’s content and applications continue to power mobile in 2019

As South Africa continues to suffer the fallout from unreliable electricity, aggressive politicking and ratings downgrades; the country’s mobile sector continues to deliver a much-needed monetary injection for Africa’s most advanced economy. South...

HPE SA supports MeMeZa in delivering affordable security technology

HPE SA supports MeMeZa in delivering affordable security technology

May 13, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on HPE SA supports MeMeZa in delivering affordable security technology

MeMeZa Community Safety (MeMeZa), a non-profit organisation that provides an inexpensive security system, geared for those that live in disadvantaged communities, has recently embarked on a project to manufacture their products in-house. This is possible due...

Industrial automation in data centers – infrastructure of tomorrow and beyond

Industrial automation in data centers – infrastructure of tomorrow and beyond

May 8, 2019 • Cloud Computing, FeaturesComments Off on Industrial automation in data centers – infrastructure of tomorrow and beyond

The dependence on data, computing power and connectivity is increasing exponentially at an unprecedented rate. We all rely on a data centre somewhere and it needs to run efficiently. The approach to energy is becoming significantly more strategic to data...

Honor 10 Lite Review

Honor 10 Lite Review

May 7, 2019 • Features, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Honor 10 Lite Review

Honor launched the Honor 10 Lite in South Africa on 27 March. Sporting a showstopping Artificial Intelligence (AI) selfie camera, the device is a perfect blend of tech and aesthetics. It is easy on the eye, sleek and stylish. It is light with slim bazels and...

Huawei P30 Pro cameras are the star of the show

Huawei P30 Pro cameras are the star of the show

May 3, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Huawei P30 Pro cameras are the star of the show

Dubbed the Supercamera Phone, the Huawei P30 Pro packs one of the most advanced camera features that a smartphone available today has to offer. Huawei has decided to use a RYYB (Red-Yellow-Yellow-Blue) sensor in the P30 Pro. That’s because Yellow...

Are you ready for the Workplace of the future?

Are you ready for the workplace of the future?

April 30, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Are you ready for the workplace of the future?

Technology is visible in all parts of a business and it is important that leaders empower their employees to use new technologies to be digitally ahead. As the workplace continues to evolve, organisations that do not embrace the digital workplace will risk...

Why data-light apps are vital for developing/emerging markets

Why data-light apps are vital for developing/emerging markets

April 25, 2019 • Features, GeneralComments Off on Why data-light apps are vital for developing/emerging markets

The developing world is venturing online. Thanks to a surge in smartphones, billions more people are connecting to the internet all over Africa, South America and Asia. In fact, last year saw a half of the global population using the internet for the first...