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PAYFORT and DHL Express expand payment solutions in North Africa

December 10, 2019 • Company News, North Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Amazon company, PAYFORT announced a new partnership with DHL Express in North Africa on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. The partnership will see DHL express customers across the region complete shipment payments online in their local currencies via debit and credit cards, whilst protecting them against fraudulent usage and other security concerns. PAYFORT’s...

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How to implement quantum computing in your organisation

December 10, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments (0)

Quantum computing exists in a realm where the normal laws of physics do not apply, using qubits instead of binary to deliver unprecedented processing power, and as such potentially limitless applications. Large global entities like Google, IBM and Microsoft...

Technology firm, Altron to seal R360m Ubusha Technologies deal

December 10, 2019 • Company News, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments (0)

In a deal said to be worth R360 million, Technology company Altron announced on Monday, 9 December 2019, that it acquired Ubusha Technologies, an identity security firm. While the acquisition has yet to be finalised – upon the Competition...

Vodacom and Mara Phones bring locally-built devices to South Africans

December 10, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South African network provider, Vodacom announced this week that it would now offer locally manufactured smartphones to consumers, thanks to its new partnership with Mara Phones. Mara Phones, a division of the Mara Corporation, recently launched the first...

Apple could be releasing the iPhone 9 in 2020

December 9, 2019 • Company News, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Apple could be well on its way to unveil not one, not two – but five new iPhones next year – including the ‘second generation’ SE, otherwise known as the iPhone 9. My Broadband reports that the budget device is said to be...

Open collaboration is essential in navigating through 4IR

December 9, 2019 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

At present, we are living in the first stages of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), where most of our industries have been transferred into the digital space as more and more devices become connected to one another. With this connectivity comes the...

While the cost of bandwidth continues to come down, the stability and security of connectivity available to businesses have increased.

Keeping up with industry changes is the only way to manage connectivity expenditure

December 9, 2019 • Enterprise IT, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The connectivity space has changed drastically in the last decade mainly due to the decreasing cost of connectivity year on year. While the cost of bandwidth continues to come down, the stability and security of connectivity available to businesses have...

Top 4 fintech threat predictions for 2020

December 9, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

In 2020, financially motivated cyberthreat actors may start to target investment apps, online financial data processing systems and upcoming cryptocurrencies, along with providing paid access to banks’ infrastructures and developing new strains of mobile...

10 things you should know about the new Sony Alpha 9 II

December 6, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Thursday, 5 December 2019, Sony launched the Alpha 9 II – a full-frame interchangeable lens camera that has been created specifically to support working professionals in the fields of sports photography and photojournalism – in South Africa....

uKheshe achieves 300 000 users milestone in South Africa

December 6, 2019 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

A year since launching, uKheshe, South African based microtransaction platform, announced this week that it has over 300 000 users to date – the company has now set its sights on a growing base of users and a diversified product offering covering cash...

VIVO mobile makes its mark on South Africa

December 6, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

VIVO mobile announced on Friday, 6 December 2019, that it will be launching premium devices at an accessible price point in South Africa. The global tech company, which already has an international footprint of over three hundred million users, will be making...

Can you really trust your data?

December 6, 2019 • Enterprise IT, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The ability to analyse data and derive insight from it is undeniably essential for any business today. However, when data is moved through various systems and manipulated in order to provide meaningful reports, there is also the potential for doubt to creep...

Uber launches in Ivory Coast

December 6, 2019 • General, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Uber announced on Friday, 6 December 2019, that it has successfully launched in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to complement the existing transport infrastructure. “I’m excited to be launching Uber in Abidjan, especially with the support from government...

Cell C and Explore Data Science Academy to upskill Data Scientists

December 5, 2019 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South African network provider, Cell C announced on Thursday, 5 December 2019, that it would launch ‘Cell C Data Scientists’ in partnership with Explore Data Science Academy. The partnership aims to provide funding and skills development to 24...

Motorola launches its new One Hyper smartphone

December 5, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Earlier this week, Motorola launched its latest mid-range smartphone – the One Hyper. The LTE and WiFi capable device is set to run on the newest version of Google’s OS – Android 10 – and is currently only available in the US. The One...

What a cyber car should look like: Tackling 2 major risks

December 5, 2019 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Tesla recently demonstrated its new electric pickup vehicle, dubbed “Cybertruck”, which has polarised public opinion. Some have stated it looks like a vehicle from a child’s sketch come to life, while others consider it to be a vision of the future....