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Mobile network operators in Ghana challenge $6.9 million NCA fine

Mobile network operators in Ghana challenge $6.9 million NCA fine

January 22, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Four of Ghana’s mobile network operators (MNOs) have challenged the $6,924,762.60 fine imposed by the National Communications Authority (NCA) for various infractions in their licence conditions. The MNO’s have refused to pay the penalty. Reports reveal that the MNOs were determined to get a better understanding and a clearer picture of the...

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2019 cybercrime and financial trends

2019 cybercrime and financial trends

January 22, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

The same concept holds true for cybercrime and the Financial Services industry. At the end of the day, regardless of who the ultimate victim of a cyberattack is, the end goal of most cyber events continues to be financial gain. Cybercriminals increasingly...

Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

January 21, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Internationally acclaimed Cloud solutions provider, Oracle, has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital...

LG to launch LG Q Stylus+ in February

LG to launch LG Q Stylus+ in February 2019

January 21, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

LG Electronics has announced the new LG Q Stylus, the latest model in the expanding Q series midrange smartphones. The LG Q Stylus features handwritten input for those times when writing is more productive and expressive than typing. Depending on the market,...

MUST SEE: Louis Vuitton launches pricey earbuds

January 21, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Luxury French fashion house, Louis Vuitton is entering the audio market with a collection of unique wireless earphones in partnership with Master & Dynamic. On Thursday, 17 January,  New-York-based audio company Master & Dynamic announced its new...

Vodacom empowers small business with a financial management app

Vodacom empowers small business with a financial management app

January 20, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vodacom Business has partnered with financial and business management platform Fiskl to provide mobile and digital services to entrepreneurs and small businesses in Africa. Fiskl is a mobile-first financial and business management app that has re-designed the...

Online basics for small businesses

Online basics for small businesses

January 20, 2019 • Security, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

In a time when most people make purchasing decisions while browsing their smartphones, business owners cannot afford to not be online. Whether a small family-run restaurant or a start-up with big ambitions, all small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) stand to...

What you need to know before you sign up with an ISP

January 19, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Fibre to the home (FTTH) is rolling out in suburbs across South Africa at a rapid rate, promising lightning fast internet speeds, a world of connectivity and online in-home entertainment options not yet experienced since the Jurassic Park advent of copper...

Clientèle launches multi-purposes platform

Clientèle launches multi-purposes platform

January 19, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Clientèle Limited has announced the launch of Clientèle App for policyholders and provides them with a platform to redeem Clientèle Rewards as well as allows them to claim, view their policies, premiums and payments, manage their policies 24 hours a day,...

New year brings new and improved business telephony technologies

New year brings new and improved business telephony technologies

January 19, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Every year starts with excitement as many new tech trends and technologies emerge that are fast changing the way we work and interact with others. In fact, technology is revolutionising the way we do business. Cloud-based communications have proven to be a...

Amazon launches conference on AI and robotics

January 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Thursday, 17 January Amazon announced plans to hold a conference open to the public on robotics, space and artificial intelligence, as well as to discuss future applications of emerging technologies. There’s a reason why Amazon may want to bring...

New Digital Skills partnership tackles skills shortage in South Africa

January 18, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Digital Skills Partnership is a strategic collaboration between key stakeholders in the digital industry committed to transforming the sector by redesigning the traditionally onerous employment pathways into jobs for unemployed youth. 98% of South African...

Fortnite vulnerability put millions of players at risk

Fortnite vulnerability put millions of players at risk

January 18, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies, a provider of cyber security solutions globally, shared details of vulnerabilities that could have affected any player of the hugely popular online battle game, Fortnite. Fortnite has nearly 80 million players...

Spotify "Car View" makes jamming out safer while you drive

Spotify “Car View” makes jamming out safer while you drive

January 18, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Spotify has been testing a “Driving Mode” since 2017. Now it is making this feature more widely available as “Car View” to make navigating through your music while driving easier and safer. Spotify has already been integrated into navigational...

Networks Unlimited Africa and Cofense stand against phishing

Networks Unlimited Africa and Cofense stand against phishing

January 18, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Cofense, a provider of human-focused phishing defence solutions which enable people to identify, report, and mitigate such threats as spear phishing and malware, is keenly aware that small businesses are significant targets for cyber attackers. This is...

MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

January 17, 2019 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Despite the major infrastructural challenges that Africa faces – such as low connectivity and the high cost of data, the number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global...