Anyone entering the workforce today must have at the very least a basic knowledge of technology and how to navigate a digital world. Depending on the industry or type of job, the level of knowledge required differs. Digital learning thrusts students into a world of improved educational opportunities, exposing...
FNB has revealed that about 60% of their App users are millennials. This tech savvy generation falls under the 16 -36 age brackets and value the role of technology in their daily lives. The banking App boasts over 2 million active devices in use and remains the most downloaded app in...
Belt tightening has become common practice for anxious South African consumers who have, again, been accosted with warnings of steep food price increases. The situation is grim for homes but the bigger threat of food insecurity is lurking in the shadows. When responding to food price increases, households adjust their...
Cisco has announced the release of seven free, self-enrol online courses to help South Africans to develop their digital skills. The company believes that in doing so, it is following through on its pledge to train an additional 100 000 students by 2020 forming part of its commitment to support...
Elon Musk is making headlines after causing the price of Dogecoin to surge to an all-time high. On Sunday, the tech entrepreneur tweeted "Who let the Doge out", resulting in a 53% rise over the last 24 hours. Dogecoin's record value is now 8.2 cents with a market value of...
LG Electronics has announced the consolidated sales of KRW 14.92 trillion (USD 13.27 billion) and operating profit of KRW 900.6 billion (USD 801.25 million) for the first quarter of 2019. Although overall first-quarter revenues and operating income declined somewhat in 2019 versus 2018, the home appliance company reported record first-quarter...
South Africans are showing significant appetite for mobile money solutions, this is according to the latest data from FNB eWallet Solutions, which shows that 4.2 million new eWallets were created over the last 12 months, a rate of about 350 000 new eWallets per month. The bank says it is...
Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia’s first specialised Cardiac Care Centre to address the critical shortage of cardiology services in Ethiopia. Under the terms of the agreement, valued at approximately Euro 40...
Kenya's public libraries are moving online to deliver free Internet to over half a million library members from June this year, as Liquid Telecom Kenya and the Communications Authority of Kenya connect 46 branches of Kenya National Libraries Services (KNLS) for the first time. Each of the 46 branches has...
The financial services industry’s biggest risks are cyber incidents, which are increasingly bringing significant disruption and financial losses to the industry. Cyber incidents take the top spot for two years running with a response rate of 46% versus 51% last year. This is according to the eighth Allianz Risk...
Tola Mobile has announced advances in its Tola Wallet offering. Tola Wallet connects businesses to previously unbanked customers. The mobile service provider can now reconcile transactions that would previously have been delayed or even potentially lost when outages and downtime occur within the region’s Mobile Network Operators. The service enables customers to companies...
This past weekend saw 25 top Honours and final-year students from five leading Universities from around South Africa take part in the 24 hours hackathon to conceptualise, design and build an actuarial model. On 13 -14 April 2019, the students took on the challenge of developing a predictive customer retention...
With Black Friday fast approaching, and a lot of retailers are preparing for an influx of sales and consumer traffic across all points of purchase – apps, online and in-store. This high volume of purchases puts most retailers and consumers at risk for a range of cybersecurity fraud and...
Pharmaceutical heavyweights Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to partner with South Africa's Biovac Institute to produce their COVID-19 vaccines at a facility in Cape Town. First announced on Wednesday, this deal will see more than 100-million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines produced annually to be distributed to African nations. Biovac had...
At Gitex 2019 in Dubai, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) announced that is has partnered with Avaya to build a unified contact centre that will transform healthcare delivery in the UAE. “One of the biggest technical challenges at KFMC is the ability to standardise communications channels for patient services -...
To help students stay on track to successfully complete the 2020 academic year despite not being on campus, Vodacom has partnered with the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) in Johannesburg to keep students connected to higher learning activities. The network provider says that it has committed to providing each student...
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