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Posts Tagged ‘Mobile Applications’

  • Free Conference Call connects over 40 mln people in Uganda

    Free Conference Call connects over 40 mln people in Uganda

    November 14, 2018 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Free Conference Call connects over 40 mln people in Uganda

    Conferencing and collaboration brand FreeConferenceCall.com, has recently launched free conference calling in Uganda, which connects over 40 million people across Africa. Uganda joins Algeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa on a growing...

  • How augmented reality and virtual reality will transform retail experience

    Retailers investing in digital capabilities to meet customer expectations – Gartner

    October 31, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Retailers investing in digital capabilities to meet customer expectations – Gartner

    Global retail sector technology spending will grow 3.6 per cent to reach almost $203.6 billion in 2019, with similar growth rates for the next two years, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Customer expectations and competition are forcing...

  • nCipher, Credence Security to offer data protection solutions across Sub-Saharan Africa

    App permissions can be used to exploit your data

    October 24, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on App permissions can be used to exploit your data

    Every time an application is installed on a device, the user is asked to allow that app certain permissions. These range from being able to view your contacts, to using your camera and microphone, tracking your location, and many, many more. While some of...

  • Finalist for the 4th AppsAfrica Innovation Awards revealed

    New Faketoken Trojan targets Taxi and Ride-Sharing App Users

    August 21, 2017 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on New Faketoken Trojan targets Taxi and Ride-Sharing App Users

    With the growth of the mobile app market and more apps requiring a user’s bank card information, cybercriminals are finding these apps attractive and they are now able to steal users credentials. Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new...

  • The role of apps in the Always-On business

    September 3, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on The role of apps in the Always-On business

    Mobile applications have become an integral component of the Always-On business. Whether it is accessing back-end corporate data or creating sales forecasts in the field, the connected worker has come to rely on these solutions. Warren Olivier, regional...

  • Enterprise app stores: The cornerstone of the enterprise mobility strategy?

    August 18, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Enterprise app stores: The cornerstone of the enterprise mobility strategy?

    The proliferation of mobile devices, coupled with their vastly increased functionality over the years has resulted in their integration into business environments, with IT as the enabler. This opened up new possibilities in terms of productivity, convenience...

  • Chief Everything Officer – the changing role of the CIO

    March 18, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on Chief Everything Officer – the changing role of the CIO

    The IT industry is changing faster than ever, thanks to trends such as the cloud, big data, and mobile applications. What does this mean for CIOs? How is their role changing? The changing landscape is forcing CIOs to re-examine their role and contribution....

  • SAP on the move in Africa

    June 6, 2012 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SAP on the move in Africa

    The potential that exists within mobile-hungry, fast-growing markets – like Bangladesh andNigeria – has captured the attention of bigwigs at SAP. Mobile applications, business analytics, big data and cloud computing. These have been listed as...

  • RIM offers free apps to calm BlackBerry users

    October 17, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on RIM offers free apps to calm BlackBerry users

    Research In Motion (RIM) announced today that a selection of premium apps worth a total value of more than US $100 will be offered free of charge to subscribers as an expression of appreciation for their patience during the recent service disruptions. The...

  • UNICEF: 75% MXit users talk to strangers every week

    October 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on UNICEF: 75% MXit users talk to strangers every week

    Ask the parent of the average South African teenager what their child gets up to in the evenings, and many will tell you that their sons or daughters are probably typing away on their cellphones, on South Africa’s largest social network – MXit. And it...

  • Econet finally launches Eco-Cash mobile money

    October 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Zimbabwean mobile operator, Econet Wireless has launched its mobile money transfer service, Eco-Cash. Eco-Cash officially was launched on 30 September 2011. According to SWRadioAfrica, Econet, which has a subscriber base of more than 5 million customers,...

  • MTN Business launches 20 enterprise apps

    September 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Business launches 20 enterprise apps

    MTN Business has launched 20 enterprise applications focused on providing enterprises businesses information on tablets and smartphones. “It’s all the rage as smartphones and tablets become proliferated and consumers look for personalised always on the go...

  • Unified communication defines a connected world

    September 8, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Unified communication defines a connected world

    The increase in application of unified communication locally and internationally reminds us that we are firmly on track towards a truly connected world. Centralising voice, video and data onto a single platform and the ability to access all communication...

  • Legal mobile app for your phone

    September 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    International legal practice Norton Rose Group has launched apps for iPhone, BlackBerry and other smartphones. The apps feature a directory of the Group’s 2600 lawyers with easy tap and call; information on the Group’s offices with GPS-enabled...

  • Nokia to collaborate with Vision+ fund

    August 31, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia to collaborate with Vision+ fund

    Nokia today announced plans to collaborate with Vision+, an independently-run investment fund, focused on financing innovative products.  Vision+ introduces a new funding model for venture investments where investments are made into product development...

  • 1 Sep – Vodacom’s mobile app store goes live!

    August 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 1 Sep – Vodacom’s mobile app store goes live!

    Vodacom’s new mobile applications store will go live as from 1 September 2011. Vodacom Apps will feature a catalogue of over 140,000 applications powered by Appia, one of the world’s largest open application marketplaces.  This event marks the launch of...