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BCX, CiTi join forces to catalyse digital skills

BCX and CiTi have formed a strategic partnership to catalyse digital skills across South Africa with a R100m investment into the CapaCiTi Skills Development Programme...

1 day ago

US tech expert, previously at Yahoo, Netflix, Move joins Bloem-based AI company

John Robison, a US engineering and technology expert previously at Yahoo, Netflix, and Move, has joined the board of Xineoh, a technology startup that developed a new type of machine learning recommendation engine...

1 day ago

AWS launches AWS Direct Connect in SA

Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of AWS Direct Connect in South Africa. This is the first time that the Amazon network has come to Africa...

1 day ago

GirlCode to launch incubator programme, digital academy in 2018

2018 will see GirlCode expand its annual hackathon and training workshops, as well as launch its Digital Academy, the GirlCoder Club, the GirlCode Accelerator Programme, and the GirlCode Incubator initiative...

1 day ago

This SA startup is taking the "braai" digital

For any of the non-South Africans reading this, a "braai" is a barbeque, and a vital part of the country's culture...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

SA students head to Germany for supercomputing competition

Students from various universities will be representing South Africa at the International Student Cluster Competition hosted at the 2018 International Supercomputing Conference in Germany next year...

2 days ago

How to thrive in the digital era

Forget about digital transformation until you have addressed how you plan to reinvent your business model to address the fundamental and irreversible shift in the way customers make purchasing decisions...

By Marc Gower 2 days ago

GDPR: What it means for data management

On 25 May 2018, South African companies with an EU customer base must comply with new rules and legislation concerning the collection, storage, and processing of personal information also known as the General Data Protection Regulation...

By Kerry Hope 2 days ago

CodeX wraps up year with Oracle-orientated hackathon

A four-day hackathon at codeX Coding Academy at the V&A Waterfront, marked the conclusion of this year's coding calendar for codeX's junior software developers...

2 days ago

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

The UN warned on Wednesday, 13 December, that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide...

2 days ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space...

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5,000 African programmers to be trained between 2018-2022

The US Bureau of Labour Statistics forecasts that employment of software developers is projected to grow 24% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations...

3 days ago

57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach

Global transportation technology company Uber Technologies has admitted it suffered a breach that saw hackers stealing the personal information of approximately 57 million customers and drivers...

By Simon Campbell-Young 3 days ago

FYI: Google Home Mini works just fine in South Africa

Google hardware is notoriously tough to come by in South Africa, as we've found out over the past couple of years...

By Hadlee Simons 3 days ago

Digitata Insights partners Sunlight on water saving awareness campaign

Digitata Insights and Sunlight have together embarked on a water saving awareness campaign with the aim of...

3 days ago

Disruptive innovation: Are we there yet?

If Uber and Airbnb does not qualify as genuinely disruptive companies, what is then a potentially disruptive innovation in hospitality?

By Carlos Martin-Rios 3 days ago

Technologies that will enhance hotel experience in 2018

As we look forward to closing the year, Jumia Travel takes a keen look at emerging and growing hotel technologies that will shape the new year...

3 days ago

The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine

Bizcommunity was privileged to receive an invitation to the Volvo Ocean 65 Practice Race, the in-port manoeuvres designed to give participants of the The Volvo Ocean Race a practice run...

By Terry Levin 12 Dec 2017

Free Wi-Fi in Sea Point promenade area

RSAWeb has partnered with the Friends of the Sea Point Pavilion with its FreeWifi project to provide one hour of super-fast, free Wi-Fi to people in the promenade area...

12 Dec 2017

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New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Organisations that fail to adapt to the new messaging culture risk falling behind and losing customers, that's according to new international research from BT and Cisco.

6 Dec 2017

Amazon brings Alexa from the home to the office in a new AI push

WASHINGTON, US: Amazon has announced that it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence efforts that have gained traction in the home market.

4 Dec 2017

Google data-saving tool aims to help manage smartphone bills

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google is taking aim at the "next billion" internet users with a way to stop smartphone apps from needlessly burning through costly mobile data allowances.

4 Dec 2017

Simple ways to protect your favorite gadgets

It's wonderful to get enthused about our personal gadgets and it doesn't take long to realize how much they enrich our lives. Although the most innovative apps and gadgets are often on the pricey side, they are well worth the price because they make our lives so much easier. In fact, it's sometimes hard to imagine how we got along without them. If it wasn't for that friend's recommendation or that blog post you stumbled on, you'd still be doing things the old, slow, and tedious way.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 30 Nov 2017

BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.

By Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2017

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