Britain sees first Bitcoin armed robbery: reports

LONDON, UK - Armed robbers have raided the house of a British virtual currency trader, forcing him to transfer Bitcoins after tying up his wife and threatening him with a gun, British media reported...

30 Jan 2018


New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research...

6 Dec 2017


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

On his visit 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


Ikea buys on-demand help startup TaskRabbit

Ikea has announced a deal to acquire on-demand help startup TaskRabbit as the world's largest furniture retailer grabbed a seat in the online sharing economy...

29 Sep 2017


Silicon-on-Seine: world's biggest tech incubator opens in Paris

PARIS, France: Paris has taken a step closer to fulfilling its ambition of becoming Europe's technology capital with president Emmanuel Macron having inaugurated Station F, the world's largest startup incubator...

30 Jun 2017


Five key talking points from the 2017 EMEA Adobe Summit in London

The annual EMEA Adobe Summit in London is a huge calendar event for us at Cognifide, as part of the WPP Adobe Alliance...

By Kirsty Barkhuizen 6 Jun 2017


Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places

LONDON, UK: Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said on Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control...

22 Mar 2017


Local startup IoT.nxt expands to UK

South African Internet of Things startup IoT.nxt will open an office in London early in 2017, signalling the first international expansion for the company...

By Tom Jackson 14 Dec 2016


Why SA's reluctance to use self-service tech is a positive for businesses

Self-service technology has gone a long way during the last decade. With the advent of social media and smartphones...

By Adam Manuel 14 Nov 2016


UK tech sector in shakeup under Hewlett Packard deal

British group Micro Focus will merge with some of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software assets, the pair said, in a further consolidation...

12 Sep 2016


HP Enterprise to spin off non-core software assets

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced plans Wednesday to spin off its non-core software assets, to be merged with British software group Micro Focus...

9 Sep 2016


Research reveals top three global tech disruptors

Juniper Research has revealed the top tech companies it says will disrupt the market in 2016, whose offerings have the power to transform...

26 Jul 2016


The IT spending implications of Brexit: Gartner

The Brexit vote puts a drag on global IT spending, but the U.K. will see the worst impact, Gartner said in a new spending forecast. Gartner had predicted a rise in U.K. tech spending...

By Patrick Thibodeau 28 Jun 2016


Intelligent software is key to disruption in customer-centric telecom networks

LONDON, UK: Mobility solutions provider, Mahindra Comviva in association with Ovum Consulting released a research study on the role of software intelligence...

22 Jul 2015


Mahindra Comviva introduces new Smart Policy Controller version 5.0

LONDON, UK: Global provider in mobility solutions, Mahindra Comviva, introduced the latest version of their Smart Policy Controller Ver.5.0...

9 Jul 2015


SAP and City Football Group takes football into the Cloud

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND: SAP SE and City Football Group (CFG) announced a global, multiyear marketing and technology partnership...

8 Jul 2015


Plugging revenue holes in mobile networks

Mobile Network Operators (MNO's) are faced with the continuous challenge to generate new revenue, retain customers and...

By Louise O'Sullivan 30 Jun 2015


Sage launches Sage Foundation to lead social philanthropy

Sage launches the Sage Foundation which sets the standard for Corporate Compassionate Capitalism around the world.

3 Jun 2015


British police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking

LONDON, UK: British police questioned Piers Morgan in connection with a phone hacking investigation, the television host and journalist said...

24 Apr 2015


UK politician accused of unauthorised Wikipedia edits

LONDON, UK: The run-up to Britain's general election took an unexpected turn this week as the chairman of the Conservative Party was forced to deny allegations that he'd made unauthorised edits on Wikipedia...

23 Apr 2015

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