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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

Vast digital transformation expected

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

20 Dec 2016

Frost & Sullivan's top tech trends for Africa in 2017 - Part 1

It's easy to be inundated by the avalanche of technology that exists and is constantly coming out, leading to a plethora of emerging trends in the market and across the globe.

13 Dec 2016

AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list

The winners of this year's AfricaCom Awards were announced yesterday evening at the LookOut in Cape Town...

17 Nov 2016

Digital change begins with business leadership

Digital transformation is a powerful revolution that needs to happen in order to accelerate business activities, skills and models...

By Saurabh Kumar 14 Nov 2016

Mobile payment security for a globetrotting generation

Thanks to advances in technology, the travel experience - compared to only a few years ago - is faster, simpler and more convenient. We book airline tickets, hotel stays, and call an Uber quickly and easily with a simple click on websites or in apps, paying with credit or debit cards. And, once on the road, we use our mobiles to check-in, access boarding passes, and receive updates on any changes to our plans...

By Ajay Bhalla 9 Nov 2016

Kaspersky Lab and Smart Africa Alliance announce partnership

Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Smart Africa Alliance...

31 Oct 2016

Big tech-media mergers raise fresh privacy concerns

They know how you browse the internet, your favourite TV shows and where you shop and travel. Data collected by internet and media...

27 Oct 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 192: Fortinet discuss online security and IoT

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Paul Williams...

13 Oct 2016

The dark side of digital

It's their 'world in their hands', an existence driven by instant access to information, laced with a plethora of social connections...

By Antoinette Pombo 24 Aug 2016

It's time to get cyber security basics in place

Everything in our digitally-connected world has the potential to be infiltrated and exploited by cyber criminals. Levels of online fraud, digital crime...

By Simeon Tassev 23 Aug 2016

Internet of Things: big opportunities, bigger challenges

Much like cloud and mobility before it, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a topic on everyone's lips, and nowhere is this more true than in the security industry...

8 Aug 2016

Fraud management in Africa's mobile market

With mobile ownership in South Africa and Nigeria now as common as it is in the United States, the continent is rapidly gaining ground as the new frontier for mobile...

By Gareth Whitaker 18 May 2016

'Anonymous' cyber-attack hits Angola govt after activists jailed

A Portuguese branch of the Anonymous hacking collective says it has shut down about 20 Angolan government websites in retaliation for the jailing of 17 youth activists for plotting "rebellion"...

1 Apr 2016

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International

New FAO satellite tool helps African farmers optimise water productivity

With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech. The new tool taps into satellite data to help farmers achieve reliable agricultural yields and allows for the optimisation of irrigation systems.

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Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas.

By Jay Smith 3 days ago

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

BEIJING, China - Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

3 days ago

F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of F8 2017, saw chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire; director of applied machine learning, Joaquin Quiñonero Candela; chief scientist of Oculus research, Michael Abrash; and VP of engineering and building 8 Regina Dugan present their keynote thoughts.

3 days ago

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

NEW YORK, US - Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

3 days ago

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