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itel unveils its latest smartphone

itel unveils its latest smartphone

July 25, 2019 • Features, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on itel unveils its latest smartphone

itel, a mobile phone manufacturer, has announced the launch of its latest Selfie series smartphone — the S15. This device is said to boast excellent user experience and a budget-friendly price-tag.  itel is partnering with Google on the Gallery Go project. In line with itel’s commitment, this initiative aims to benefit the brand’s millions of...

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Apple in negotiations with Intel

Apple in negotiations with Intel

July 24, 2019 • Features, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple in negotiations with Intel

Apple is in the middle of negotiations with Intel according to a report by Bloomberg’s Liana Baker, Mark Gurman, and Ian King. The report suggests that Intel’s cellular modem unit is struggling hence Apple’s interest in the division. A person close to...

Trump has nothing on us says Huawei founder

Trump has nothing on us says Huawei founder

July 22, 2019 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Trump has nothing on us says Huawei founder

Huawei CEO and founder, Ren Zhengfei, sat down for an exclusive interview on Friday, 19 July 2019 with Yahoo Finance to discuss the future of the company after the Trump administrations move to target it — this is his first public interview since the G20...

Oliver Zipse, the new Chairman of the Board of Management, BMW AG.

BMW announces new Chairman of the Board of Management

July 21, 2019 • Features, PeopleComments Off on BMW announces new Chairman of the Board of Management

On 18 July 2019, Oliver Zipse was announced as the new Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG. This appointment is the result of a decision made by BMW’s Supervisory Board during a meeting in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. Zipse’s...

Microsoft releases 2019 earnings report

Microsoft releases record 2019 earnings report

July 20, 2019 • Company News, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft releases record 2019 earnings report

Microsoft released its annual fourth-quarter results on Thursday, 18 July 2019 — detailing a record-breaking fiscal year. The technology company officially ended its financial year on 30 June 2019. Here’s a quick look: Revenue was $125.8 billion and...

Amazon sheds light on journey in Africa at AWS Summit 2019

Amazon sheds light on journey in Africa at AWS Summit 2019

July 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Events, FeaturesComments Off on Amazon sheds light on journey in Africa at AWS Summit 2019

The 4th Amazon Web Service Summit took place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre on Thursday, 11 July 2019. The free, one-day event saw over 4000 attendees with over 40 presentations and more than 20 sponsoring partners. It provided Amazon Web...

Telkom customers frustrated over new roaming partner

Telkom customers frustrated over new roaming partner

July 20, 2019 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom customers frustrated over new roaming partner

South African network provider, Telkom, has been hit with backlash after many customers have taken to social media to vent about the handover process from MTN to Vodacom.  In case you missed it, Telkom announced last year that it did not plan to renew its...

Internet Solutions partners with Microsoft to exte­­nd multi-cloud capability

Internet Solutions partners with Microsoft to exte­­nd multi-cloud capability

July 19, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Southern AfricaComments Off on Internet Solutions partners with Microsoft to exte­­nd multi-cloud capability

On Thursday, 18 July 2019, internet services provider, Internet Solutions (IS), announced its plan to expand its hybrid multi-cloud for customers. The company is said to be partnering with Microsoft on the project that will extend the offering from...

Google unveils new social media platform, Shoelace

Google unveils new social media platform, Shoelace

July 16, 2019 • Features, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Google unveils new social media platform, Shoelace

Google is again trying its hand at penetrating the social media market with the release of its latest platform, Shoelace. The launch comes just weeks after the tech company retired Google+, a social network that was created in 2011.  The most notable...

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point.

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point?

July 16, 2019 • Features, Finance, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point?

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, US President, Donald Trump, posted a series of tweets in which he warned social media company, Facebook, against becoming a ‘bank’ — or face having to undergo the obstacles and regulations that all American banks do.  Trump...

HONOR launches its new smartphone, the HONOR 8S in South Africa.

HONOR 8S launched in South Africa

July 15, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on HONOR 8S launched in South Africa

HONOR, international smartphone company, has announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the HONOR 8S. The phone will be available for purchase through Vodacom and retail partners from 19 July 2019 at the price of $144. At the moment the monthly cost for...

Online Business School for Entrepreneurs launched in Africa

Online Business School for entrepreneurs launched in Nigeria

July 15, 2019 • Education, Features, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Online Business School for entrepreneurs launched in Nigeria

Business coach and trainer, TriciaBiz launched an online business school on Saturday, 13 July 2019, in Nigeria. The new online school, Business Lab Africa, aims to help entrepreneurs in Africa succeed in business, it’s subscription-based and is geared...

OpenWay wins ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’ award

July 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, FinanceComments Off on OpenWay wins ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’ award

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, it was announced that at the PayTech Awards ceremony in London, OpenWay has been recognized as ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’. The company received acclaim for the success of its project with Enfuce,...

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Universe To Be Revealed August 1

July 13, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Universe To Be Revealed August 1

A new generation of Call of Duty multiplayer is coming to South Africa this August. Activision and Infinity Ward announced on Thursday, 11 July 2019, that they’re set to reveal the multiplayer universe of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.   Recently named...

Canon launches new instant camera printers

July 13, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Canon launches new instant camera printers

Canon announced on Friday, 12 July 2019, the release of two instant camera printers, the Canon Zoemini S and Canon Zoemini C, in the Middle East. The new product range of all-in-one instant camera printers are pocket-sized and aim to encourage creativity with...

Top 3 tech trends of 2019 so far

July 13, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 3 tech trends of 2019 so far

Technology in 2019 has been nothing short of a sci-fi fanatics dream. From developments in artificial intelligence and digital personalisation to autonomous vehicles — we’re in a world, occasionally an augmented one, that’s waiting with bated breath for...