Image result for tech sensor One day in the very near future, we will wonder how we ever survived in a world full of 'stupid' devices. From washing machines to lights to thermostats, soon our homes will be full of sensors connected to a network. This proliferation of sensors...
Facebook announced on Monday, 28 October 2019, that it will now let users choose to get personalised reminders about upcoming healthcare checkups and vaccinations. According to The Verge, the social media giants Preventive Health tool "focuses on getting people information about cancer screenings, heart checkups, and flu vaccines —...
On Tuesday, 5 December 2017, SAP revealed that its Africa Code Week programme saw 1.3 million youths across 35 countries learn basic coding skills. The project had a target of training half a million African youth between 18 and 25 October, so the 1.3 million people participating saw a...
The founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar on Wednesday announced that he will be donating $100 million over three years in support of  "independent media and investigative journalism" worldwide, while tackling "misinformation and hate speech." The pledge was made through Omidyar's philanthropic organisation, Omidyar Network, as he looks to tackle the...
Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, has announced that Ruckus technology will be used in Google Station Wi-Fi hotspots in India, Indonesia and Mexico. Under the terms of the deal, Ruckus will provide devices and technologies enabling carrier-grade networks at Google Station hotspots. Ruckus will supply its virtual SmartZone™ controller, which can...
It’s hard to believe that over the last two decades the world’s communications capabilities have changed the way we interact with one another on a fundamental level. By pressing a few digits, you can reach almost anyone on earth, a concept that has allowed businesses to rethink the way...
The introduction of self-driving cars looks set to change the way people commute in the very near future. Although some motorists might be feeling trepidation about the prospect of handing over control to a fully automated machine, many around the world are excited about the idea. We’re almost there –...
It's the beginning of a new year — the time for CIOs to take stock of their personal development goals for 2019. This year, the focus is on the culture shift required to build digital business plans, as most organisations are on their way toward digital transformation but are...
Value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, has announced the local availability of SevOne’s SD-WAN Monitoring Solution 2.2. Available through Networks Unlimited Africa, SD-WAN Monitoring Solution version 2.2 promises to further enhance the experience for customers transitioning to next-generation branch offices, delivering insights into their existing MPLS networks today as well as...
Customers of South African bank, First National Bank (FNB), will now be able to renew their car license on their mobile phones. This is thanks to the recently launched Nav Car platform on the FNB App. Users simply have to scan their license disk with their smartphone and then will...
Corporate governance is (mainly) focused around ensuring employees and managers behave in the best interests of their shareholders. Cynics could argue that there is a difference between this and acting ethically. But it does not have to be the case. Granted, the current uncertainty in the South African market with...
In partnership with the African Development Bank, Korea is ready to step up technology transfers to Africa. Speaking at a meeting on potential technology partnerships between Korea and Africa, representatives of Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Techno Park, and Korea’s Green Technology Center said there was huge potential for cooperation and...
As the world’s second largest and most populous continent, Africa offers an abundance of untapped resources, which is one of the reasons it has drawn attention from big tech companies like Microsoft and Amazon. Yet until now, most of Africa’s half a billion mobile users have relied solely on cellular...
Virtual machines are very handy, but like any computer system, they can go wrong. Files become corrupted and hardware fails. If this happens to you and you haven’t performed a backup recently, you could end up losing a lot of essential data. Here is our guide to backing up...
Almost $1.1M worth of the Ethereum Classic digital currency has been stolen in an attack on the Ethereum Classic Network. According to a report by ARS Technica, the attack was carried out by means of a compute-intensive hack that rewrote its blockchain, said officials with Coinbase, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges. We...
On the 29 June 2017, Software AG hosted their Innovation Tour 2017 in Fourways, Johannesburg at the Langham Estate. Under the theme "Unleash your digital vision" the speakers unpacked the changing landscape facing businesses due to the rapid rate of innovation. The first of four speakers was Mohamed Cassoojee, the VP...
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