February 10, 2019 •
Top Stories •
Neo Sesinye •
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Another week has gone by where technology news has been dominating the headlines both across Africa and around the world. This week in tech saw a number of tech developments across the African continent and the world. From new innovations and digital...
January 23, 2019 •
Neo Sesinye •
Comments Off on What does 2019 have in store for us?
Despite the undeniable power of modern predictive analytics, in some ways we are no better off than the old crone with her crystal ball when it comes to predicting what the world holds in store for us in 2019. That’s partly because the world we live in has...
November 9, 2018 •
Neo Sesinye •
Comments Off on Microsoft integrates collaborative AI powered to-do list in Word
This week, Microsoft revealed new AI features in Word that will help you create an in-platform to-do list where you can invite others to help out without ever breaking your writing mojo. The new tools make it simple to create to-do lists for catching back up...
Gartner has highlighted the top strategic Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends* that will drive digital business innovation from 2018 through 2023. “The IoT will continue to deliver new opportunities for digital business innovation for the next...
August 6, 2018 •
Comments Off on Fintech could fuel Africa’s next big growth and jobs explosion
The African continent is poised to experience its next big growth phase. While previous growth phases on the continent – which helped birth the ‘Africa Rising’ narrative – were fuelled by the continent’s natural resources and young...
May 11, 2018 •
Online & Social •
Comments Off on Apple is pulling apps that share location data without user consent
It’s not long until the European Union implements the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), however, it looks as though Apple is not wasting any time, according to a report by 9to5Mac the multinational technology company is removing apps that...
Acer Africa has announced its new appointment for Head of Commercial in the Sub-Saharan region. Vic Brits will lead the commercial sector of the business, as he aims to increase Acer’s market share in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in...
According to a report via IT Pulse, MTN is currently fighting a music right infringement suit, which was filed in Nigeria by the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON). If lost, MTN may lose an additional 16 Billion Naira. This adds to the operator’s...
According to a media statement released by mobile device brand mi-Fone, the Federal High Court in Lagos has issued an interim injunction against Xiaomi – a mobile phone manufacturer whose Mi branded mobile devices are currently on sale across Nigeria....
Allied Mobile Africa has revealed that they have signed a strategic finance and partnership agreement with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) for debt funding facility of USD $55 million (approximately R800 million). The facility is to drive the...
December 12, 2014 •
Comments Off on Video Interview: Delivering carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront – Cisco
IT News Africa caught up with Kian Ellens, Sales Business Development Manager for Cisco South Africa at AfricaCom 2014. In the interview, Ellens explains how Cisco and Dimension Data have delivered carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront, located in...
July 22, 2014 •
Comments Off on POPI should prompt mobile security rethink for SA
Over the past three decades legislatures, across the world, have been trying to update their legal systems in order to address growing concerns around how our private information is being used once handed over to companies… in both the public and...