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Majority of CEOs in Africa to take to tech in 2014

A report on IT News Africa states that, according to a PwC survey, 87% of CEOs in Africa are planning to increase investment in technology in 2014.

15 Jan 2014

Infinite possibilities for broadband across Africa

Emerging LTE network launches are accelerating in all regions. Network operators are looking to increase network capacity and offer higher speed mobile broadband access to enterprises and consumers alike. Mobile data roaming is set to deliver approximately US$13 billion in revenue over the period 2011-2016.

29 Oct 2013

Samsung launches BBM for Android in sub-Saharan Africa

Samsung have announced that BBM is now available to Samsung smartphone users in sub-Saharan Africa days ahead of the official rollout to other branded Android devices.

22 Oct 2013

Successful technology events underline importance to Africa

Two OpenRoom forums for Africa, RetailTech and FinanceTech, held in Cape Town last week underlined the importance of technology in Africa and the need for such networking events.

16 Oct 2013

Of inventors and innovators: South Africa's pioneering entrepreneurs

Here are some well-known and visionary South African inventors and entrepreneurs, whose pioneering work has received international recognition, and contributed to many improvements in our world.

9 Oct 2013

MMA SA supports Tech4Africa 2013

One of the pinnacle events for the mobile industry in 2013 is Tech4Africa, taking place from 9-10 October. Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) is supporting it with guaranteed discounts for its members.

25 Sep 2013

Tour from SA, Kenya, Tanzania to GWAVACon 2013

NETCB, a local network collaboration and compliance management specialist company, invites technology specialists and experts to join an organised tour from South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania to GWAVACon 2013, taking place from 28-30 September in Düsseldorf.

16 Sep 2013

Africa needs to do more to preserve its audio-visual heritage

According to UNESCO, 80% of audio-visual archives are endangered after five to 10 years, if they are not backed up. Most radio stations started in the 1960s and most TV stations in the 1970s. However, a great deal of what they have produced has been lost, either through lack of care or appropriate equipment or limited storage space.

11 Sep 2013

Building a better South Africa with advanced analytics

Declining tax revenues, requirements for maintaining high levels of service, unprecedented demands for increased efficiency, effectiveness, transparency and accountability - these are all challenges that government is facing today and the demands placed on it have never been higher as our society utilises the social platforms available to them to become more engaged, vocal and informed.

By Kroshlen Moodley 16 Aug 2013

Is what I e-see what I e-get?

Many of you will have been gorging yourselves on e-commerce services for a while, downloading all the music, movies, TV series and news services that you desire. A few of you might even have paid for some of them. It's brilliant, isn't it?

By Tim Wyatt-Gunning 15 Aug 2013

Orange Ink PR, Samsung Electronics part ways

Orange Ink PR and Samsung Electronics have decided to end their partnership, across both the South African and Regional African accounts.

14 Aug 2013

Resistance to GM crops may be waning

While SA has been growing genetically modified (GM) crops for many years, resistance from across most of the continent is set to slow global plans to turn Africa into the world's breadbasket.

12 Aug 2013

Satellite technologies for Africa - a user perspective

In today's ever-developing technology environment, characterised by the daily introduction of new technologies and services, users have become accustomed to continued upgrade and replacement programs. The iPhone5 replaced the iPhone4 and Windows 8 replaced Windows 7 (or may be not quite!). The general expectation is that anything new today is an improvement on what was there before.

By Dr Dawie de Wet 6 Aug 2013

Have you entered the 2013 Profile Awards yet?

The 2013 Profile Awards deadline is less than a week away and ends on 31 July 2013. Five minutes to enter, and you may be R10,000 richer.

25 Jul 2013

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