What is wearable technology and why is there so much hype about it at the moment? Ryno Goosen from audio and video supplier HFX Systems, offers some insight into this increasingly popular phenomenon.
By Ryno Goosen 6 Dec 2013 11:27
Local distributor Westcon-Comztek has announced that it has signed an agreement to distribute F5 application delivery and security solutions in South Africa. The F5 solutions portfolio extends across the entire network and into the data centre. F5 is focused on enabling fast, secure and available application delivery to large enterprises and services providers.
5 Dec 2013 12:01
Samsung Electronics South Africa is the exclusive technology partner for the Rhinoceros DNA Index System (RhODIS) - established by the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Pretoria.
4 Dec 2013 16:42
The SKA School, which will take place from 30 November until 5 December 2013, at the UKZN Westville campus, will provide a dynamic environment for the students to work with leading international astronomers from Canada, France, India and the US.
2 Dec 2013 10:56
A lack of understanding of the practical implications of moving into the cloud is keeping South African companies from huge cost savings and efficiency-improving benefits, according to Alexander Mehlhorn, CEO of software development company Framework One.
2 Dec 2013 10:21
The revolution of the internet and rise of social media and websites such as Trip Advisor has resulted in e-tourism becoming a key tool in allowing businesses in the tourism industry to compete and operate on a global scale.
29 Nov 2013 14:22
Travellers who are planning to take their smartphones, tablets or laptops on holiday overseas over the festive season and haven't factored in the cost of data roaming could find their trip turning out to be a lot more expensive than they expected.
29 Nov 2013 12:49
Internet penetration in South Africa is growing rapidly and this is opening up new opportunities across our economy. One industry under the spotlight is the property market and the role of the traditional estate agent. Property Switch is a company that believes it is time for technology to take centre stage in the real estate industry.
29 Nov 2013 12:22
Global security software vendor Trend Micro has released a threat report that examines the global state of the internet nation. In 2013 the cybercrime industry, chased by an increasingly dynamic and vigilant security industry, has shifted its modes of operation, targeting new users and platforms as well as focusing on "hacktivism" and online exploitation.
29 Nov 2013 10:59
As businesses look to formalise plans for the New Year, industry expert opinions become paramount to assist with forecasting and to provide a clearer understanding of crucial consumer, business and economic trends that are most likely to become impactful for businesses into 2014.
29 Nov 2013 10:45
South African ICT provider and mobility specialist company globetom has extended the functionality of golfing portal www.lastminutegolf.co.za with the addition of an HTML 5-based mobile application that allows for enhanced accessibility and usability.
28 Nov 2013 12:04
Huawei recently unveiled the Huawei Ascend P6 Pink. The Ascend P6 launched locally in August this year in black and white, and has been labelled as one of the world's slimmest smartphones measuring 6.18mm, making it perfect to slip in to any handbag or fashion clutch, or even the skinniest of jeans pockets.
28 Nov 2013 11:46
The ticketing system that powers the Edinburgh Fringe is poised to change the way that South Africans experience the arts from 2014, with the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown being the first to introduce its audiences to "one of the world's most efficient, robust, versatile and secure systems".
28 Nov 2013 11:22
Lumka Msibi, an aeronautical engineer at Denel Dynamics, will be part of the summer relief voyage to replenish the South African team at the Antarctica expedition base (SANAE). During her voyage she will conduct science and weather research.
28 Nov 2013 06:51
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