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  • SMEs can free up cash flow through invoice discounts

    SMEs can free up cash flow through invoice discounts

    June 3, 2019 • Finance, StartupsComments Off on SMEs can free up cash flow through invoice discounts

    Small business owners who are experiencing cash flow challenges should consider improving efficiencies in their payments collection and processing methods to free up working capital. Vaughan David, CEO of Business Savings and Cash Investments at FNB says that...

  • BYOD and IoT threats in the Workplace

    BYOD and IoT threats in the Workplace

    June 2, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on BYOD and IoT threats in the Workplace

    The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming widely known and understood, not just in business but in the home too. The problem with IoT however is knowing what devices are IoT-enabled and which are not. Opening a huge security risk for businesses...

  • How to protect yourself from Windows vulnerability

    How to protect yourself from Windows vulnerability

    June 2, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How to protect yourself from Windows vulnerability

    In the last few days, Microsoft has released information about a critical vulnerability in the Windows operating system (CVE-2019-0708). This vulnerability allows remote code execution by an attacker directly from the network using the Remote Desktop Protocol...

  • The role of tech in education

    The role of tech in education

    June 2, 2019 • EducationComments Off on The role of tech in education

    Education is critical to moving South Africa forward. It can help to solve skills gaps and contribute towards decreasing unemployment and poverty, and growing GDP. Technology is a central enabler in this context, and can improve access to quality of and...

  • Uber Eats launches in Soweto

    Uber Eats launches in Soweto

    June 1, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Uber Eats launches in Soweto

    Uber has announced the launch of Uber Eats in Soweto. Making them the first international food delivery app to launch in Soweto, promising great tasting local food delivered at the press of a button in 35 mins or less. Locals from Jabulani, Pimville, Orlando...

  • The impact of Google's move for Africa's Huawei customers

    The impact of Google’s move for Africa’s Huawei customers

    June 1, 2019 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on The impact of Google’s move for Africa’s Huawei customers

    Earlier last month the president of the United States of America issued an executive order that meant that US-based companies were restricted from doing business with Huawei unless they had a special licence, which then led to Google indefinitely suspending...

  • IRESS acquires QuantHouse

    IRESS acquires QuantHouse

    June 1, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on IRESS acquires QuantHouse

    IRESS has announced it has acquired QuantHouse, an international provider of market data and trading infrastructure. The total purchase price is up to €38.9 million (on a debt and cash free basis), with a material portion subject to earnout performance...

  • Altron BPS launches first-of-its-kind Microsoft Cloud Academy

    Altron BPS launches first-of-its-kind Microsoft Cloud Academy

    May 31, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Altron BPS launches first-of-its-kind Microsoft Cloud Academy

    Altron Bytes People Solutions (Altron BPS) has launched an advanced Microsoft Cloud Academy to upskill professionals to be ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving digital era. This is one of several investment initiatives Altron BPS has made this year to...

  • Huawei files motion to halt US order

    Huawei files motion to halt US order

    May 31, 2019 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Huawei files motion to halt US order

    Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment as part of the process to challenge the constitutionality of Section 889 of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (2019 NDAA). It also called on the U.S. government to halt its state-sanctioned campaign...

  • Corporate Traveller rolls out chatbot service for South African customers

    Corporate Traveller rolls out chatbot service for South African customers

    May 31, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Corporate Traveller rolls out chatbot service for South African customers

    Corporate Traveller is rolling out Smart Assistant Mobile app to its customers across South Africa. The travel chatbot Sam:] is programmed to keep travellers updated at all times, from weather updates at the destination to information on the traveller’s...

  • Why true digital identity takes long-term collaboration and integration

    Why true digital identity takes long-term collaboration and integration

    May 31, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Why true digital identity takes long-term collaboration and integration

    The future of identity lies far beyond mere digitizing the physical identity – true digital identity encompasses a vast and interoperable ecosystem in which identity is owned by the individual and managed within a secure and trusted environment....

  • Nokia 3.2 now available in Kenya

    Nokia 3.2 now available in Kenya

    May 31, 2019 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia 3.2 now available in Kenya

    The Nokia 3.2 is now available in Kenya. The device combines the biggest HD+ display and comes with a signature two-day battery life powered by the latest Android 9 Pie experience. Speaking during the announcement, Mark Misumi, HMD Business Manager East...

  • NEC XON deploys ADVA fibre solution at SANReN

    NEC XON deploys ADVA fibre solution at SANReN

    May 31, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on NEC XON deploys ADVA fibre solution at SANReN

    NEC XON will deploy a national DWDM network based on ADVA technology for the South African National Research Network (SANReN), which is an initiative of the South African Department of Science and Technology hosted by the Council for Science and Industrial...

  • South Africa: SANBS to save more lives using drone technology

    South Africa: SANBS to save more lives using drone technology

    May 30, 2019 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: SANBS to save more lives using drone technology

    The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) and Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) have showcased how they intend to save more lives using drone technology. The TRON Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is a highly specialized aircraft that will be used to...

  • MTN, Barclays to broaden financial inclusion in Zambia

    MTN, Barclays to broaden financial inclusion in Zambia

    May 30, 2019 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN, Barclays to broaden financial inclusion in Zambia

    MTN Zambia, Barclays Zambia and JUMO have announced the commercial launch of KASAKA – a unique, short term mobile saving product. This interest-bearing savings account is available to all MTN Mobile Money users through Barclays Zambia. KASAKA, the next step...

  • Saphila 2019 brings focus to S/4HANA

    Saphila 2019 brings focus to S/4HANA

    May 30, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Saphila 2019 brings focus to S/4HANA

    The African SAP User Group’s (AFSUG) biennial conference for SAP users is around the corner, running on 10 and 11 June 2019 at Sun City, and there is still much to share with delegates wanting to attend. As users have come to expect, the team behind Saphila...