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A flaw in WhatsApp allows users to send “Scary Messages” that can cause the recipient's app to crash, or even worse, result in the loss of their chat history/media etc. According to a report by WABetaInfo, these messages often make no sense to users but WhatsApp interprets the characters differently...
After many months of downtime, the much-anticipated resumption of major motorsport races has begun. However, like all other real-world sports, there have been various changes brought about because of the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, a series of amendments were made to almost everything in Formula 1 - from the...
Technology has been constantly innovating and expanding the possibilities for organisations across the world. From AI and data gathering to overall productivity - here are five trends that could shape your companies bottom line: 1. Employees adopt AI Employees are constantly becoming more and more open to letting artificial intelligence (AI)...
An unforeseen work-from-home revolution has caught many companies by surprise as most employees have now been forced to work from home. The likelihood of returning to the office any time soon seems very unlikely. So what are the pros and cons of working from home? Working from home usually provides...
An official tweet announcing the passing of actor Chadwick Boseman is now the most-liked tweet ever - with more than 5.7 million likes. Twitter confirmed this on its own verified account with a tweet that reads, "Most liked Tweet ever. A tribute fit for a King. #WakandaForever". https://twitter.com/Twitter/status/1299808792322940928?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1299808792322940928%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2020%2F08%2F29%2Fus%2Fmost-liked-tweet-of-all-time-chadwick-boseman-trnd%2Findex.html Boseman, who rose to...
The 2020 Security Culture Report collected data from more than 120,000 employees across 24 countries to find out exactly how deeply security was embedded in the company culture. Or not. South Africa, Kenya, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, USA, UK, New Zealand, Norway and India were some of the countries included in...
As we head towards the end of women's month, ITNA continues to celebrate the women who have been inspiring the next generation and bridging the current gap in tech workspace. ITNA’s Jenna Delport chatted to Ailyssa Pretorius, Regional GM of Uber Eats South Africa and Kenya about what it takes...
Diversity in the workplace is a phrase which we hear often, but rarely pause to consider what it means beyond representation, and more so, what it can empower businesses and society to achieve. In the Middle East and Africa alone, PWC estimated that $575 billion are lost due to legal...
Africa has become home to over a billion people and the population is expected to grow in the coming years. The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector is essential for Africa’s development and adequate ICT service deployment and digital connectivity will play a crucial role in the continent achieving...
Over the last five years, South Africa has emerged as one of the world’s most notable cryptocurrency adopters, and an estimated 13% of its internet users owning or using cryptocurrencies. With the South African Bitcoin/ZAR weekly trading volume – to name just one – currently standing close to...
South Africa has just been hit a major data breach that may have put the personal information of as many as 24 million South Africans at risk. This information could include First and last names, ID numbers, Telephone numbers, Physical addresses and Email addresses. Experian South Africa - business and...
Gciniwe Dlamini is a Research Engineer at IBM Research. She is currently working on developing robust machine learning and statistical models to analyze and derive insights from real healthcare data. In conjunction with machine learning algorithms, she is using natural language processing tools to analyze medical reports in text format...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our relationship with the workplace forever – and it could be the catalyst for a new generation of technology-enabled office buildings that focus on convenience, accessibility and personal safety. While most businesses have been looking at ways of technologically optimising their offices and workspaces for...
In a predominantly male-dominated industry, Kholiwe Makhohliso has carved a name for herself as a diverse leader in the ICT sector as Country Manager and Vice President of Software AG – a German-headquartered global software company. Makhohliso’s experience spans over two decades with a career that has been meticulously nurtured...
While the workplace of the future has long been possible, few businesses were adequately prepared for the speed and urgency at which they would need to develop such an environment — until the global COVID-19 pandemic fast-tracked digital transformation.  Seemingly overnight, organisations were faced with two choices: they could either...
Enforced changes in work patterns and the shifts to remote working imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic on large sections of the global economy has accelerated the pace of digital transformation that was already underway. Despite the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, service providers continued to switch on 5G. Commercial 5G...
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