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Lenovo introduces new single-socket server platforms

Lenovo announces new single-socket server platforms

August 19, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

On 19 August 2019, Lenovo announced the Lenovo ThinkSystem  SR635 and SR655 server platforms, which Lenovo claims are “two of the industry’s most powerful single-socket servers.” These new Lenovo solutions aim to provide the performance of a dual-socket server at the price of a single-socket server. These new servers are powered by AMD...

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Smart TVs are vulnerable to cyberattacks.

Smart TVs present a new way for hackers to break into homes

August 8, 2019 • Internet of Things, Security, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Smart TVs are becoming increasingly popular, especially due to their high-resolution screens, cameras, microphones and numerous innovative features that are signed to streamline and improve the user experience. Statista reports that over 114 million smart TVs...

Five most anticipated smartphones still to come in 2019

July 27, 2019 • Features, Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Five most anticipated smartphones still to come in 2019

We’re halfway through 2019 and that means every day is a day closer to the next tech launch. From mobile devices with an outrageous number of camera lenses (five to be exact) and blockchain capabilities to foldable screens — this year has been a...

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...

MTN plans to continue investing in network infrastructure in South Africa

MTN to continue investing in network infrastructure in South Africa

July 23, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN to continue investing in network infrastructure in South Africa

Network and telecoms provider, MTN, announced on Tuesday, 23 July 2019, that it plans on developing a software-defined Wide-Area Network (SD-WAN) and is re-purposing thousands of sites across the country to harness NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB-IoT)....

OPPO plans to spend $1.5 billion on R&D in 2019

OPPO plans to spend over $1.5 billion on R&D in 2019

July 18, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on OPPO plans to spend over $1.5 billion on R&D in 2019

OPPO, the Chinese mobile telecommunications company, announced on Thursday, 18 July 2019, that it will spend around US$1.46 billion on R&D 2019.  The company says it plans to establish a new research and development centre in order to accelerate its...

5G Americas releases Future of IoT and 5G white paper

5G Americas releases Future of IoT and 5G white paper

July 17, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on 5G Americas releases Future of IoT and 5G white paper

The trade association of 5G and LTE for the Americas, 5G Americas, announced on Tuesday, 16 July 2019, the release of 5G: The Future of IoT.  This 5G Americas’ white paper explores the market drivers and technology solutions for the Internet of Things...

Vodacom launches 'V by Vodacom' connecting consumers to IOT expertise

Vodacom launches IoT products

July 16, 2019 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom launches IoT products

Vodacom has launched a range of Internet of Things products that will allow customers to connect and monitor their compatible home and leisure IoT devices to the Vodacom dedicated global IoT network using a dedicated IoT V-Sim. The “V by Vodacom”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nokia set to launch new WiFi product

Nokia set to launch new WiFi product

July 10, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia set to launch new WiFi product

Nokia has on Tuesday, 9 July 2019, announced its plans to add a new beacon as well as several new features to its whole-home WiFi portfolio.  The ‘Beacon 1’ is said to complement Nokia’s premium Beacon 3 solution, while new Intelligent Channel...

MTN, Eseye and SolarNow to showcase cellular IoT development at AWS Summit

July 9, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on MTN, Eseye and SolarNow to showcase cellular IoT development at AWS Summit

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, Amazon will host the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cape Town summit at the International Convention Centre. The summit aims to showcase the rewards that innovation and investment in IoT, hyperscale cloud and associated industry products...

LogMeIn joins DTC2019 as sponsor

5 reasons you don’t want to miss DTC2019 this July

July 4, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 reasons you don’t want to miss DTC2019 this July

The second edition of the Digital Transformation Congress (#DTC2019) is set to take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg this July. On 30 July 2019, senior business leaders, CIOs and digital visionaries will convene to explore the strategic...