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Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space

Frost & Sullivan recently highlighted the top technology trend predictions for 2017, among them the need for the adoption of content intensive strategies...

By Mauritz Venter 1 day ago

Will AI ever understand human emotions?

How would you feel about getting therapy from a robot? Emotionally intelligent machines may not be as far away as it seems...

By Leandro Minku 20 Jan 2017

How Microsoft's HoloLens is bringing AR to the forefront of industry

Earlier this year, tech juggernaut Microsoft began shipping the developer's version of its HoloLens AR headset...

By Etienne de Villiers 18 Jan 2017

What's worrying businesses most in 2017?

Companies increasingly fear the unpredictable business environment, where markets are volatile and political perils are on the rise...

16 Jan 2017

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

16 Jan 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

16 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of marketing in 360-degrees

The technology to watch in 2017 is Virtual Reality - along with the accompanying practice of 360-degree videography, the mechanism used by consumers and professionals to create immersive virtual reality experiences...

By Andre Van Kets 12 Jan 2017

Samsung launches $150m early-stage startups fund

Samsung has launched its Samsung NEXT Fund, a $150 million venture capital investment fund aimed at supporting early-stage startups globally...

By Tom Jackson 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017

This is not another "year of the mobile" trends piece - that ship sailed five years ago. If you do not have a mobile presence then you really should not be playing in the digital space...

By Lynette Hundermark 10 Jan 2017

Smartphone revolution blazes on as iPhone turns 10

The smartphone continues to change the world a decade after the debut of the iPhone, even as Apple is under pressure to come up with a new wonder...

9 Jan 2017

Applications open for 2nd Barclays Techstars Accelerator in Africa

Applications have opened for the Barclays Accelerator programme, powered by Techstars, an initiative aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal...

30 Dec 2016

Deep analytics bump up sales and marketing for banks

The new hype is the ability to analyse various types of information that are not based at the same location - termed deep analytics...

30 Dec 2016

Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique

The internet is a key enabler of social development and education. While internet services have shown phenomenal success in other parts of the world...

28 Dec 2016

The case for satellite internet in Africa

In Africa, technologies of all types are evolving rapidly, with one exception - internet access. With around only 170 million users, internet penetration remains low...

By Dawie de Wet 23 Dec 2016

IoT Forum Africa 2017 set for Johannesburg

Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg will play host to a dedicated Internet of Things conference from 29 to 30 March 2017...

22 Dec 2016

Axilspot announces expansion to MEA and Africa

Axilspot, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, has announced the launch of its operations in the Middle East and Africa region...

22 Dec 2016

Data is falling

Cellphone and smartphone usage is one of South Africa's great development success stories. Mobile telecommunications and smartphones have enabled...

By Luke Muller 21 Dec 2016

Egypt blocks encrypted messaging app: company

Egypt has blocked the encrypted messaging service Signal used by many activists and journalists in the country, the company that owns the app said...

21 Dec 2016

Vast digital transformation expected

According to a new report, digital transformation sits atop the strategic agenda for enterprises...

20 Dec 2016

Artificial intelligence creeps into daily life

Mark Zuckerberg envisions a software system inspired by the "Iron Man" character Jarvis as a virtual butler managing his household...

20 Dec 2016

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