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  • Watch out for phoney Facebook logins

    Facebook Flex to launch in Lesotho

    February 13, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook Flex to launch in Lesotho

    Facebook Flex, created in a partnership between Vodacom Lesotho and Facebook, is a connectivity service that will allow people to get news and stay up to date with the latest headlines completely free of charge. Customers will essentially be able to switch...

  • Microsoft Edge for mobile filters out fake news with NewsGuard

    January 24, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Microsoft Edge for mobile filters out fake news with NewsGuard

    The Microsoft Edge app for Android and iOS now works with a built-in fake news detector called NewsGuard that will help you phase out any online misinformation. Partnering with NewsGuard was a necessary step in Microsoft’s Defending Democracy program and...

  • Boosting blockchain adoption in South Africa

    Boosting blockchain adoption in South Africa

    January 15, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Boosting blockchain adoption in South Africa

    The Blockchain dream is one of secure, seamless, transparent, trusted and convenient transactions. But adoption remains quite sluggish – with precious few real-world transformational examples of the technology. How do we boost widespread adoption of...

  • Worldwide PC shipments declined 4.3 per cent in 4Q18

    Worldwide PC shipments declined 4.3 per cent in 4Q18

    January 11, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Worldwide PC shipments declined 4.3 per cent in 4Q18

    Worldwide PC shipments totalled 68.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2018, a 4.3 per cent decline from the fourth quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. For the year, 2018 PC shipments surpassed 259.4 million units, a 1.3...

  • Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is on the way

    Ace Combat 7 gets multiplayer reveal

    January 11, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Ace Combat 7 gets multiplayer reveal

    Players will soon be able to settle their scores in the skies, with up to eight players going head-to-head in intense online dogfights in Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown. From the release of the game on 18th January, 2019 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and 1st...

  • Gary Allemann, Managing Director, Master Data Management

    Top 4 steps to transforming data

    January 10, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Top 4 steps to transforming data

    Within the realm of data management, there is one area that is often overlooked – data transformation. Data transformation is a relatively mundane yet fundamental data management capability – particularly when dealing with similar data from multiple...

  • IoT

    Private news, Automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019

    January 10, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Private news, Automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019

    2018 was full of surprises. 2019 will have many more. Andries Brink, CEO of Andile Solutions, ventured a few educated guesses on what we will be talking about in 2019 – and he starts by leaving the planet: “2019 will mark a return to the Moon with...

  • Top 5 IT trends that will redefine businesses in 2019

    Top 5 IT trends that will redefine businesses in 2019

    January 8, 2019 • Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 IT trends that will redefine businesses in 2019

    We are living in an era of unparalleled innovation. As new and emerging technologies continue to redefine IT and business, the pace of change and technological advancement is accelerating. Today, we are looking at a smarter, intelligent future driven by...

  • 80% of employers not worried about unethical use of AI

    Embracing AI in Africa is crucial

    January 1, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Embracing AI in Africa is crucial

    With the right mix of policies, Africa and its citizens can reap the benefits of Artificial Intelligence transformations in the years to come. This is according to the findings of a new AI in Africa white paper which has been released by Microsoft. With AI...

  • South African students excel in Huawei’s Seeds for the Future programme

    South African students excel in Huawei’s Seeds for the Future programme

    December 31, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on South African students excel in Huawei’s Seeds for the Future programme

    Seeds for the Future was a life-changing experience, from learning Mandarin in Beijing to building a 4G network in a Huawei laboratory in Shenzhen, meeting and connecting with fellow African ICT students from Nigeria and Ivory Coast, my world has expanded...

  • VR

    Human and virtual worlds can combine to revolutionise customer experience

    December 29, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Human and virtual worlds can combine to revolutionise customer experience

    For companies looking to fully embrace the evolution of customer experience (CX), a delicate balancing act must be achieved between adopting the right technologies and engineering the right business strategies. The solution is an integrated customer...

  • cyber security

    Third Windows zero day exploit uncovered

    December 26, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Third Windows zero day exploit uncovered

    Kaspersky Lab technologies have automatically detected a new exploited vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows OS kernel, the third consecutive zero-day exploit to be discovered in three months. The latest exploited vulnerability (CVE-2018-8611) was found in...

  • Farming Simulator 19 sells one million copies worldwide

    Farming Simulator 19 sells one million copies worldwide

    December 22, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Farming Simulator 19 sells one million copies worldwide

    Farming Simulator 19, developed by GIANTS Software, has once again confirmed its status as a video game phenomenon by selling more than one million copies worldwide across digital and retail, only 10 days after the release of the game. Despite a release...

  • Beware of cybercriminals who prey on holiday shoppers

    Beware of cybercriminals who prey on holiday shoppers

    December 21, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Beware of cybercriminals who prey on holiday shoppers

    While e-commerce sites are the primary target because hackers can scrape data from millions of cards, consumers have a job to do when it comes to protecting what’s in their wallet, warns Jeremy Samide, CEO of Stealthcare. Samide tells consumers,...

  • Aurecon

    Aurecon announces new Managing Director

    December 19, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on Aurecon announces new Managing Director

    Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has announced Paul Gleeson’s appointment as Managing Director – Energy, Resources and Manufacturing. Paul will continue to build Aurecon’s momentum as Australia’s leading engineering...

  • The Innovation Hub

    The Innovation Hub appoints new CEO in South Africa

    December 12, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on The Innovation Hub appoints new CEO in South Africa

    Gauteng Growth and Development Agency and The Innovation Hub Board Members have announced the appointment of Advocate Pieter Holl as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Innovation Hub. Advocate Pieter Holl succeeds Dr McLean Sibanda and was the Acting...