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Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

  • Dott aims to launch their custom-designed e-bike by the end of the year. Image sourced from Dott.

    Dott announces $34 million Series A funding

    July 4, 2019 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Dott announces $34 million Series A funding

    Dott, a European micro-mobility company, announced on Thursday, 04 July 2019 a commitment for a $34 million Series A funding. The investment is co-led by existing investors EQT Ventures and Naspers Ventures. Other investors include Felix Capital, Axel...

  • German-African Energy Forum Gives a Boost to Africa’s Energy Security

    German-African Energy Forum gives a boost to Africa’s energy security and investment

    April 1, 2019 • Events, Mining & EnergyComments Off on German-African Energy Forum gives a boost to Africa’s energy security and investment

    The African Energy Chamber congratulates the German Government and the African-German Business Association (Afrika-Verein der Deutschen Wirtschaft) on the success of the 13th German-African Energy Forum that took place in Hamburg on March 27 and 28, under the...

  • SAP, German Football Association use Big Data to Improve Player Performance at the 2014 World Cup

    June 12, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on SAP, German Football Association use Big Data to Improve Player Performance at the 2014 World Cup

    SAP and the German Football Association (DFB) have reemphasised their mutual commitment to taking football to the next level by showcasing the SAP® Match Insights solution for football, the result of a co-innovation project between SAP and DFB. This solution...

  • Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    March 31, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    A new report by McAfee, a division of Intel Security, examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), and the role that they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). A Vanson Bourne study, commissioned by McAfee,...

  • In Pictures: Gamescom in Germany

    August 22, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on In Pictures: Gamescom in Germany

    Any gamer worth their salt would know that the annual Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, is Europe’s biggest gaming conference, trade fare and exhibition. Every year, hundreds of developers and publishers flock to the event to announce and unveil new titles...

  • PlayStation 4 to launch in South Africa on 6 December

    August 21, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on PlayStation 4 to launch in South Africa on 6 December

    With the annual Gamescom conference officially underway in Germany, electronics maker Sony revealed the list of countries which will be first in line to receive the next-generation PlayStation 4 console upon release. While South Africa falls under the...

  • SAP’s Ariba shifting Africa closer to networked economy

    June 3, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP’s Ariba shifting Africa closer to networked economy

    Being part of the global networked economy means being able to leverage off connectivity with partners and reviewing processes in order to lower costs, secure sales and optimise the cash flow…and fortunately Africa is only too aware of this. Ariba, a SAP...

  • New CEO at Kalahari.com

    March 18, 2013 • PeopleComments Off on New CEO at Kalahari.com

    Kalahari.com, South Africa’s biggest online retailer, has appointed Caren Genthner-Kappesz as its new CEO.  One of Genthner-Kappesz’ goals is to reinforce the eCommerce pioneer’s leadership position in the market. Genthner-Kappesz, who relocated to...

  • Kenya’s M-Pesa suffers total outage

    October 30, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya’s M-Pesa suffers total outage

    Kenyan mobile service provider Safaricom suffered a complete outage of their mobile money transfer M-PESA service over the weekend, after a power outage on a Vodafone server in Germany damaged server discs. Safaricom Chief Executive Officer Bob Collymore said...

  • Egypt’s TE Data gets global recognition

    July 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s TE Data gets global recognition

    Egypt’s Internet Service Provider (ISP) TE Data, has been awarded the International Quality Certificate for its efforts in the field of design, development and provisioning of telecommunication services from the German TÜV Rheinland Company. The award is...

  • SAP supports Ghana’s oil and mining industries

    June 10, 2010 • Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments (6)

    SAP has partnered with GTZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit) GmbH, acting on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to support Ghana in meeting the global standard for transparency in the oil and...

  • Stuart Clarkson new CEO of Siemens South Africa

    July 9, 2009 • PeopleComments Off on Stuart Clarkson new CEO of Siemens South Africa

    Siemens South Africa has announced the appointment of Stuart Clarkson as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 July 2009, replacing outgoing CEO Siegmar Proebstl, who returns to Siemens in Germany...