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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 towards providing quality content at a price MSMEs can afford. According to its management, not only is...

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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...

Tivi future of 5G to take place at Teknologia 19 expo

July 12, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tivi future of 5G to take place at Teknologia 19 expo

The Tivi Future of 5G seminar will take place at the Teknologia 19 tech expo in Helsinki this November. The event aims to showcase recent business and service concepts in 5G and serves as a forum for discussion on 5G network projects. “The event will...

4 Industries Enjoying the Benefits of Automation

July 12, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, SponsoredComments Off on 4 Industries Enjoying the Benefits of Automation

Collaborative robots have recently become an important competitive differentiator, which is making manufacturing companies become more agile and responsive to market demand. This proves that the integration of collaborative robots into existing production...

Amazon Game Studios to Co-develop new ‘The Lord of the Rings’game

July 12, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Amazon Game Studios to Co-develop new ‘The Lord of the Rings’game

Leyou Technologies announced on Thursday, 11 July 2019, that it will collaborate with Amazon Game Studios to co-develop and publish a free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) game based on literary work “The Lord of the Rings”. There has...

Nintendo unveils Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo unveils Nintendo Switch Lite

July 12, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nintendo unveils Nintendo Switch Lite

Japanese game console manufacturer, Nintendo, unveiled their latest hand-held gaming console this week — the Nintendo Switch Lite. The Switch Lite, set to be released on the 20 September 2019, will retail for $199 and is available in yellow, grey and...

IT Managers are Inundated with Cyber-attacks from All Directions, survey says

July 11, 2019 • Features, Internet of Things, Security, SponsoredComments Off on IT Managers are Inundated with Cyber-attacks from All Directions, survey says

Global network and endpoint security company, Sophos, announced on Thursday, 11 July 20019, the findings of its global survey, The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity. The survey reveals that IT managers are inundated with cyber-attacks coming from all...

IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

July 11, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

IBM, the international technology company, has purchased Red Hat, an American cloud software company, in a landmark tech deal valued at $34 billion — making it the second largest deal in tech history. Taking first place is Dell acquiring EMC Data Storage at...

Telkom successfully upgrades 96 per cent of prepaid fixed line customers.

Telkom committed to switching off legacy 2G network in South Africa

July 10, 2019 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom committed to switching off legacy 2G network in South Africa

Telkom, in an interview with TechCentral, has revealed that it’s seriously looking at shutting down its legacy 2G network — establishing it as the first network provider in South Africa to make this move.  “In the near future, we will switch off 2G —...

Digital skills training critical for Africa's emerging workforce-Liquid Telecom study

Digital skills training critical for Africa’s emerging workforce

July 10, 2019 • Features, GeneralComments Off on Digital skills training critical for Africa’s emerging workforce

In a bid to get an understanding of the ICT skills landscape in Africa, Liquid Telecom conducted a study that identifies what resources and training is needed in Africa, and pinpoint where the digital skills gap most greatly needs addressing. The AfriCAN...

Interview: Grey Jabesi on innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa

July 7, 2019 • Careers, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Grey Jabesi on innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa

24-year-old Grey Jabesi, autodidact and crypto enthusiast, has just recently been appointed the new Director of Marketing for The Blockchain Association of Africa — based in Cape Town. IT News Africa’s Jenna Cook had the opportunity to chat with him about...

What Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 upgrade will offer South African customers

What Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 upgrade will offer South African customers

July 6, 2019 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on What Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 upgrade will offer South African customers

On Friday, 5 July 2019, Huawei revealed that its newest operating system upgrade, EMUI 9.1, will be beneficial for customers on selected Huawei devices. It’s been available from the beginning of July 2019.  Some of the new OS features include:      ...

PayU purchases majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment

July 6, 2019 • Company News, Features, Finance, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on PayU purchases majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment

On Friday, 5 July 2019, PayU announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Red Dot Payment (RDP) — an online payment solutions provider in Southeast Asia. With this, PayU expands into the Southeast Asia region, bringing the total amount deployed in...