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HSBC fights money laundering with new detection system

HSBC fights money laundering with new detection system

September 25, 2019 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on HSBC fights money laundering with new detection system

In an effort to improve financial crime detection, HSBC’s Global Trade and Receivables Finance has introduced an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) surveillance and an automated sanctions checking system that uses big data, advanced analytics and automated ‘contextual monitoring’ to detect and disrupt financial crime in international trade. Adrian Rigby, COO...

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Facebook acquires tech-startup to aid in Calibra crypto wallet development

September 23, 2019 • Company News, Finance, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook acquires tech-startup to aid in Calibra crypto wallet development

In June 2019, Facebook unveiled details behind its long-anticipated cryptocurrency, Libra. The company’s new digital platform is said to allow users to send and spend money at a next-to-nothing fee. While the coin is only going public in 2020, it’s...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

Speakers from leading Institutions Join Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

September 23, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Speakers from leading Institutions Join Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

The healthcare industry has historically been slow in adopting technology, however, studies show that by embracing emerging technologies such as AI, EHR, IoMT, augmented reality, wearables and robotics the industry can reap significant benefits, namely...

Apples new Watch Series 5 available for pre-order in South Africa

Apple’s new Watch Series 5 available for pre-order in South Africa

September 21, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple’s new Watch Series 5 available for pre-order in South Africa

At the 2019 ‘by innovation only’ event – which took place on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus – Apple introduced its latest generation wearable, the Watch Series 5. The watch – which aims to...

Twitter is experimenting with new 'hide replies' feature

Twitter is experimenting with new ‘hide replies’ feature

September 20, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Twitter is experimenting with new ‘hide replies’ feature

Twitter is experimenting with a new ‘hide replies’ feature. “Earlier this year we started testing a way to give people more control over the conversations they start. Today, we’re expanding this test to Japan and the United States,”...

Huawei launches new flagship smartphone

Huawei launches new flagship smartphone

September 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei launches new flagship smartphone

Multinational technology company, Huawei launched a host of products including their latest flagship smartphones at the global launch on Thursday, 19 September 2019. Huawei launched the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro as well as Mate 30 RS in partnership with...

This is how much the new iPhones will set you back in SA

September 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on This is how much the new iPhones will set you back in SA

Attention all Apple aficionados, the tech giant recently unveiled a whole host of new and exciting products – the hardware extravaganza took place on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus – but the...

Fly now pay later, new FlySafair payment option

Fly now pay later, new FlySafair payment option

September 20, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Fly now pay later, new FlySafair payment option

FlySafair has partnered with Mobicred to provide passengers with the option to fly on credit. Passengers looking to make use of the airline’s new Mobicred payment option to book their flights can either register for a new Mobicred account or log in to...

Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

September 19, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

In a last-ditch attempt to undo the law made by the U.S. Government, Huawei will try to convince a judge that the ruling is unconstitutional. The law ensures that American contractors are prohibited from buying, selling or using any hardware from the Chinese...

Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa

Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa

September 19, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa

DJI has on Thursday, 10 September announced that the latest addition to the Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3 will be available to South African customers by mid-September. The company revealed that the standard version which includes Osmo Mobile 3, wrist strap,...

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Call of Duty: Mobile set for release on 1 October 2019

September 19, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Call of Duty: Mobile set for release on 1 October 2019

On 18 September 2019, American video game publisher Activision, in collaboration with Chinese multinational company Tencent, has announced that Call of Duty: Mobile will launch on 1 October 2019 in countries around the world where Google Play and App Store...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

September 19, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. This year, HISA is bringing...

Fujitsu develops sensor technology to digitise healthcare industry

September 19, 2019 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Fujitsu develops sensor technology to digitise healthcare industry

Fujitsu has is taking healthcare technology solutions to the next level – one step at a time. The global tech company unveiled an innovation on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, that allows medical professionals to digitise the walking habits of their...

rain launches its new 5G network

rain to commission Africa’s first 5G network

September 18, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on rain to commission Africa’s first 5G network

On 18 September 2019, network provider rain announced the activation of what is said to be Africa’s first commercial 5G network. The provider is making 5G available to all existing customers in certain parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane. The company has...

Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya

Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya

September 18, 2019 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya

The home of Nokia phones, HMD Global announced on Tuesday, 17 September 2019, that consumers living in Kenya can now pre-order the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia7.2 devices from selected retail partners. “We are happy to provide our fans with two phones powered by AI...

Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament at Comic-Con Africa

Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament

September 17, 2019 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament

On 17 September 2019, Telkom, the official gaming and connectivity partner of Comic-Con Africa, announced that $77,074 is the combined prize pool for the teams partaking in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament with each tournament getting $38,537. The...