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  • Microsoft founder Bill Gates uncovers his greatest mistake

    June 27, 2019 • Features, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft founder Bill Gates uncovers his greatest mistake

    Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, said during an interview with Village Global that in the battle of ‘non-Apple’ software, his biggest professional mistake was not doing more to beat Android. “The greatest mistake ever is… whatever...

  • The Foresight Security system was developed by Pretoria-based electronic engineer Derek van der Merwe.

    South African-designed software improves CCTV cameras

    June 24, 2019 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on South African-designed software improves CCTV cameras

    One of the first South African-designed and manufactured CCTV camera software systems has recently been publically released. The Foresight Security System is designed by Pretoria-based electronic engineer and computer scientist Derek van der Merwe. The system...

  • Two young South African app developers continue to push boundaries

    June 19, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on Two young South African app developers continue to push boundaries

    18-year-old Brandon Kynoch and 21-year-old Dieter Kunze are two South African creative developers who are inspiring the younger generation of South Africans to become a part of the world of programming and coding. Brandon Kynoch’s most recent gaming...

  • F5 acquires NGINX to bridge NetOps and DevOps

    F5 acquires NGINX to bridge NetOps and DevOps

    March 19, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on F5 acquires NGINX to bridge NetOps and DevOps

    F5 Networks and NGINX have announced an agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670 million, subject to certain adjustments. “F5’s acquisition...

  • The lowdown on Android Q for all Pixel phones

    March 18, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on The lowdown on Android Q for all Pixel phones

    Google officially launched its public beta for Android Q on March 13 after lots of leaks and rumours. As with most software updates, there are small tweaks, changes and new features that might go unnoticed at first, but there will likely be more to come with...

  • Nokia and UNICEF launch partnership to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

    Fundanii, Google and SAP bring digital storytelling to life

    March 5, 2019 • Education, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Fundanii, Google and SAP bring digital storytelling to life

    Fundanii is a digital learning outreach program that was established by Sinovuyo Apleni and Luthando Gubevu in 2016. Based near East London in South Africa’s second-most populous township, Mdantsane. The company aims to educate pupils in surrounding...

  • Canon announces imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform

    February 17, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Canon announces imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform

    Canon Central and North Africa announces the next edition of its third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform with new version 3.8 firmware. This portfolio of 26 products and 7 series, offers cutting edge security and an intuitive interface across all...

  • Microsoft builds capacity of women software engineers in Kenya

    Microsoft rolls out trial for big Windows 10 update

    February 17, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Microsoft rolls out trial for big Windows 10 update

    Microsoft has begun work on Windows 10 20H1 which will be released next year, as opposed to 19H2 which will be pushed out in the second half of 2019. According to reports by The Verge, Microsoft usually releases updates twice a year and an update is already...

  • 5 Tech Predictions for 2019 and beyond

    February 13, 2019 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Tech Predictions for 2019 and beyond

    The tech market is already home to a range of smart hardware and software, but smart devices are set to become even more widespread in our day-to-day lives. 2018 was a year of exciting advancements and 2019 promises to be an even greater year when it comes...

  • Cortex Group launches Africa’s first AI-Only focused VC

    Cortex Logic secures investment to grow business beyond Africa

    February 5, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cortex Logic secures investment to grow business beyond Africa

    South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic secures growth investment to expand its reach to new clients in Europe & USA. Cortex Logic is an African Artificial Intelligence (AI) software and solutions company...

  • Microsoft Office is up on the App Store

    Microsoft Office goes up on the App Store

    January 25, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft Office goes up on the App Store

    The Microsoft Office suite of programs has been made available on Apple’s Mac App Store. All of the most commonly used Microsoft programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and OneDrive are now available to Mac users via the App Store instead...

  • Apple’s AirPlay 2 is coming to Sony TVs

    Apple’s AirPlay 2 is coming to Sony TVs

    January 8, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Apple’s AirPlay 2 is coming to Sony TVs

    Sony has announced at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019, currently underway in Las Vegas that it will be adding support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 feature to its televisions, despite the fact that Sony TVs run Android software. In essence, Sony televisions...

  • Managed Business Services hits the spot for South African companies

    January 3, 2019 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Managed Business Services hits the spot for South African companies

    We’ve been through the range of ‘as a service’ models: software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Now we’re in the age of everything as a service (Xaas) – or, as we prefer to call it, Managed...

  • Choosing the right business management system could be trickyill be smart

    Future business solutions will be smart

    December 13, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Future business solutions will be smart

    Over the decades, ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications have changed in many ways, yet all that pales to what it’s experiencing today. But what will ERPs look like in 2025? Forget the old, stoic and immovable ERP, future ERPs will be dynamic,...

  • Cloud implementations growing but strategies lack security

    December 4, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud implementations growing but strategies lack security

    Private, public and hybrid clouds are growing in popularity as lift and shift cloud apps are making migration easier for businesses. Christian Mahncke, Enterprise Business Development at Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that while...

  • A single, integrated EAM and ERP solution can power an asset-intensive business into the future

    A single, integrated EAM and ERP solution can power an asset-intensive business into the future

    December 4, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on A single, integrated EAM and ERP solution can power an asset-intensive business into the future

    Most Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software originated in the manufacturing sector as materials resource planning (MRP) solutions for organisations that needed to manage a lot of inventory. From there, they were rapidly developed into solutions for every...