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  • Poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects – Gartner

    March 12, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects – Gartner

    Gartner predicts that, by 2020, poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects. Will yours be one of them? What does it mean to be customer-centric? Customer-centric organisations understand the unique problems and expectations of...

  • Kenya: Google launches women’s initiative to celebrate International Women’s Day

    March 9, 2019 • East AfricaComments Off on Kenya: Google launches women’s initiative to celebrate International Women’s Day

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, Google has today announced the launch of its’ Women Will initiative in Kenya. The program is designed to create economic opportunities for women by connecting them to digital skills and mentorship....

  • Women in tech who are redefining the industry

    March 8, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Women in tech who are redefining the industry

    As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 under the theme “#BalanceForBetter”, let’s not forget to applaud the amazing work done by extraordinary women who are disrupting and revolutionising the technology industry on the African continent. These...

  • Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

    Launch of Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

    March 8, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Launch of Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

    Microsoft’s opening of its first cloud data centres in South Africa on March 7, marked a historic milestone for South Africa and the continent as it will allow for faster, more agile business operations and provide access to next-generation...

  • Canon reinforces commitment to drive innovation in Kenya

    February 25, 2019 • East Africa, FinanceComments Off on Canon reinforces commitment to drive innovation in Kenya

    Kenya has once again attracted another multi-national company with the re-entry of Japanese imaging and business solutions brand Canon. Yuichi Ishizuka, President and CEO of Canon Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) recently visited Kenya as part of a...

  • France set to tax digital giants in 2019

    January 2, 2019 • Company News, Online & SocialComments Off on France set to tax digital giants in 2019

    France will push ahead with its own tax on large internet and technology GAFA companies (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) from January 1, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, as the European Union struggles to finalise a new EU-wide levy. While...

  • IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of 2018

    IT News Africa: Most Read Stories of 2018

    December 31, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Most Read Stories of 2018

    As 2018 passes, we look forward to the year ahead.This year was filled with tech news stories that grabbed the headlines both across Africa and around the world. From great technology innovations, an unforeseen recession, data bundle hikes and a roll out of...

  • Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

    December 11, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

    To deepen its commitment to open source projects in addition to making their own Edge compatible with more websites and platforms like macOS, Microsoft is rebuilding its browser based on the Chromium Project. Microsoft Windows Corporate VP Joe...

  • Emerging markets embrace Bitcoin, research reveals

    Avoiding the hype to see the value of blockchain for travel

    September 2, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Avoiding the hype to see the value of blockchain for travel

    Blockchain is a young technology, but it has the potential to disrupt the way business is traditionally done. In terms of the advantages it can offer the travel industry, stability and security rank very high. The 2017 Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging...

  • Highlights from the 2018 World Robot Conference

    Highlights from the 2018 World Robot Conference

    August 26, 2018 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, GeneralComments Off on Highlights from the 2018 World Robot Conference

    The 2018 World Robot Conference in Beijing ended it 5-day festivities on Sunday, 19 August. Revolving around the world’s major areas of robotic research, application, innovation and development in an intelligent society, the WRC 2018 offered a venue...

  • Workplace 2025: Where humans and machines coexist

    5 emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between human and machine

    August 21, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on 5 emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between human and machine

    The 35 must-watch technologies represented on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018 revealed five distinct emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between humans and machines. Emerging technologies, such as artificial...

  • Gilbert Saggia, Managing Director, East Africa, SAP

    The digital transformation of Africa’s rail system

    August 13, 2018 • Digital Transformation, East AfricaComments Off on The digital transformation of Africa’s rail system

    Few modes of transport evoke such a sense of history and romanticism as rail. The first recorded use of rail transport was around 500BC, when ancient Greeks used a rail-like system – most likely powered by humans or horses – to carry boats across...

  • Gartner fellow and research vice president Tom Scholtz

    Beat the cybersecurity skills shortage

    August 13, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Beat the cybersecurity skills shortage

    Conventional wisdom dictates that an increase in cybersecurity threats requires ever-larger IT security teams. Gartner fellow and research vice president Tom Scholtz says it’s time to think differently. Speaking ahead of his track on security and risk...

  • Blue Label Ventures has committed to assisting security start-up iCrypto to drive its disruptive authentication and identity solution into the local and global markets.

    Investing in the game-changing technologies of tomorrow

    May 20, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Investing in the game-changing technologies of tomorrow

    Blue Label Ventures has committed to assisting security start-up iCrypto to drive its disruptive authentication and identity solution into the local and global markets. Security and identity management are one of the critical issues in today’s business...

  • Phoenix Software signs distribution deal with Magix

    July 25, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Phoenix Software signs distribution deal with Magix

    Phoenix Software has signed a vendor distribution agreement with Magix, a provider of multimedia software. Magix, established in 1993, has developed technologies for creating, editing, managing and presenting photos, graphics, videos and music. The agreement...