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Huawei launches Media M5 lite

Huawei launches Media M5 lite

April 15, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei launched its latest tablet, HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite. This model comes with the new M-Pen lite stylus. Immersive Audiovisual Experience The tablet boasts a Full HD IPS screen supporting 1920 x 1200 pixels to offer good sharpness through ClariVu 5.0 the industry-leading display enhancement technology. The technology adjusts the contrast and colour...

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Blockchain skill-drive initiative to address the knowledge-gap in Tanzania

Blockchain skill-drive initiative to address knowledge-gap in Tanzania

April 15, 2019 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Belfrics Group in partnership with Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) announced a joint initiative to develop a pool of talented and skilled technology professionals for blockchain as a domain. Belfrics Academy SDN BHD, the research,...

Fintech startup to offer affordable healthcare medical schemes

Fintech startup to offer affordable healthcare solutions to medical schemes

April 14, 2019 • Healthcare, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Alignd, an all women-led fintech start-up, aims to bring alternative and affordable healthcare models to the South African market. With an intention to provide alternative, more patient-centred and value-led healthcare models to the country’s...

How automation is creating jobs

How automation is creating jobs

April 14, 2019 • Careers, Top StoriesComments (0)

Robot workers replacing human jobs – the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true. Recent research carried out by ManpowerGroup shows that more employers than ever – 87 per cent – plan to increase or maintain headcount as a...

South African top students to display skill at 2019 MiWay Hackathon

South African top students to display skill at 2019 MiWay Hackathon

April 13, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The stage is already set for this year’s MiWay ‘by invitation only’ Hackathon. The event will see Honours and final-year students from leading South African universities battling it out to find out whose financial modelling skills are the...

Operators believe cloud gaming could represent 25 per cent by 2022

Operators believe cloud gaming could represent 25 per cent by 2022

April 12, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to mobile operator executives attending Openwave Mobility’s Mobile Video Industry Council (MOVIC) Livecast, most operators believe that cloud gaming could represent 25 per cent to 50 per cent of 5G data traffic by 2022, based on the rapid...

Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

April 12, 2019 • Careers, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

Westcon-Comstor completed a recruitment roll-out of a Johannesburg Shared Services Centre (JSSC) with the focus on creating substantial job opportunities. Deployed in skilled, international roles, the Midrand-based shared service centre, now employs finance...

The new Acer Aspire range is coming to South Africa

April 12, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Acer has revealed the latest updates and new models of the Aspire series notebooks. Powered by Windows 10, the Aspire series caters to a wide range of needs. The Acer Aspire 7 Aimed at those who want a take-anywhere notebook with more bite — such as...

South Africa to get first Digital Economy Summit in June

South Africa to get first Digital Economy Summit in June

April 11, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Thursday, 11 April 2019, the Minister of Telecommunications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams officially launched the 4IRSA Partnership and unveiled its plans towards the country’s first Digital Economy Summit at a media briefing. The summit is scheduled to be...

Samsung launches Galaxy A series in South Africa

April 11, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung Electronics launched the Galaxy A Series on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 in Johannesburg. The Galaxy A Series follows through on 10 Years of Galaxy Innovation, upgraded for all, at an affordable price. According to Samsung, the new Galaxy A Series is...

AfricaOnline launches JOLA service in Ghana

AfricaOnline launches JOLA service in Ghana

April 11, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

AfricaOnline a subsidiary of Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced the launch of its new JOLA service, a high-speed broadband satellite service powered by Avanti’s HYLAS4 satellite that offers 100 per cent coverage of Ghana through...

Accelerating economic development in Africa

Accelerating economic development through digital in Africa

April 11, 2019 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The explosion of digital in Africa continues to gain momentum and digital, data, AI and the emergence of the fintech sector are all fast becoming the driving force behind this growth. The growing use of big data, mobile, cloud computing and artificial...

Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover cyberespionage framework

Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover cyberespionage framework

April 11, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered a technically sophisticated cyberespionage framework that has been active since at least 2013 and appears to be unconnected to any known threat actors. The framework, which researchers have named TajMahal, features...

Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 4th year

April 10, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

The 4th annual Education Innovation Summit is set to take place on the 29th of May 2019 at the Hilton, Sandton, Johannesburg. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community by facilitating and...

Facebook AI researchers create population density maps of Africa

Facebook AI researchers create population density maps of Africa

April 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Facebook is working closely with key non-profit and research partners to use artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to address large-scale social, health and infrastructure challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. These efforts range from rural electrification in...

MTN launches live 5G Indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre

MTN launches live 5G Indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre

April 10, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN South Africa has launched a live 5G indoor solution at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre. This is the first time that MTN SA has deployed a trial 5G network in an indoor business environment with standards-based...