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UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling
UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

The UN warned on Wednesday, 13 December, that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide...

2 days ago

Smartphone market seeing steady growth, as bigger screens rule
Smartphone market seeing steady growth, as bigger screens rule

The global smartphone market is expected to see steady if unspectacular growth in the next few years, as consumers turn increasingly to large-screen handsets known as "phablets"...

5 Dec 2017

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Hidetoshi Kaneko appointed MD of Panasonic South Africa

Hidetoshi Kaneko, former vice president for Panasonic Corporation of North America, has been appointed as the new managing director of Panasonic South Africa...

4 Dec 2017

Amazon brings Alexa from the home to the office in a new AI push
Amazon brings Alexa from the home to the office in a new AI push

Amazon has announced that it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence efforts that have gained traction in the home market...

4 Dec 2017

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Speakers announced for Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2018

The first 25 speakers from leading tech companies across Africa have been announced for the upcoming Africa Tech Summit Kigali...

By Tom Jackson 27 Nov 2017

New leadership take helm at Samsung Electronics
New leadership take helm at Samsung Electronics

Announcing new leadership at Samsung Electronics, presidents Kinam Kim, Hyunsuk (HS) Kim, and Dongjin (DJ) Koh will succeed vice chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon, presidents Boo-Keun Yoon and Jong-Kyun Shin, respectively, as heads of the Device Solutions, Consumer Electronics, and Integrated Mobile Divisions...

16 Nov 2017

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InterSat, ABS launch new platforms to provide broadband access across sub-Saharan Africa

Satellite solution provider InterSat and ABS, a global satellite operator, announced the launch of iDirect platforms on ABS-3A C-band and Ku-band beams...

14 Nov 2017

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Adopting scalable, flexible IT infrastructure for future growth

According to Erik Jordaan, director of BT-SA, when it comes to infrastructure and operations (I&O), a properly and strategically designed solution will save companies exponentially more money in the long term than this week's discounted deal...

14 Nov 2017

Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 arrive in SA
Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 arrive in SA

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro and the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 have arrived in South Africa...

8 Nov 2017

Seda partners with hardware tech investor Savant
Seda partners with hardware tech investor Savant

Seda - through the Seda Technology Programme (STP) - has aligned with a portfolio of high-impact partners including incubators, accelerators, academic institutions, and other development experts, to support small to medium business interests...

1 Nov 2017

Netshield introduces online store
Netshield introduces online store

Technology hardware, software, and services supplier, Netshield, is expanding its customer and reseller support with the introduction of an online store in South Africa...

31 Oct 2017

Women in Technology Conference addresses challenges in ICT industry
Women in Technology Conference addresses challenges in ICT industry

Women comprise 55% of the country's entire workforce, yet only 20% of ICT professionals are women. To address these challenges, Standard Bank and Liberty hosted the Women in Technology Conference...

23 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Go out there and do something that you love
#EntrepreneurMonth: Go out there and do something that you love

A startup born in a dorm room in 2007 is now a successful business with 36 stores around the country. To date, weFix has expertly repaired smartphones as well as tablets, laptops, and DJI drones for over 700,000 customers...

By Ilse van den Berg 20 Oct 2017

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IT asset disposal: Are you prepared to pay the price?

Outsourcing may be the only option when handling the destruction of data as server rooms continue to grow, information continues to be stored across multiple platforms, and regulations continue to develop...

20 Oct 2017

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Huawei Mate 10 revealed, packing AI smarts and more

After months of leaks and teases, Huawei has finally peeled the curtain back on the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. So what should you expect then?

By Hadlee Simons 18 Oct 2017

All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!
All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!

Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017...

17 Oct 2017

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An ode to Windows Phone: Five of the best WP handsets ever made

One of the bigger news stories this week has been a tacit admission by Microsoft's Joe Belfiore that Windows Phone is essentially dead...

By Hadlee Simons 12 Oct 2017

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Busting myths for businesses seeking to switch to Mac

Business owners and decision makers wanting to improve efficiencies often consider switching from PC to Mac, but are sometimes deterred by (what they perceive to be) the schlep involved...

By Gaynor MacArthur 12 Oct 2017

Pixel smartphone upgrade highlights Google push into hardware
Pixel smartphone upgrade highlights Google push into hardware

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google last week unveiled new versions of its Pixel smartphone, the highlight of a refreshed line aimed at weaving artificial intelligence deeper into modern lives...

9 Oct 2017

Samsung empowers Ghanaian girls with ICT skills
Samsung empowers Ghanaian girls with ICT skills

Samsung is growing young girls' capacity in ICT skills in Accra, Ghana through its annual employee volunteer programme...

5 Oct 2017

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The promise of digital: We can change the world

“You are some of the world's greatest organisations and you are leading through a time of unprecedented change and opportunity. This is your show. It's about how you are changing the world..."

By Doug Woolley 14 Sep 2017

Apple lays claim to smartphone future with new flagship iPhone X
Apple lays claim to smartphone future with new flagship iPhone X

Apple laid claim to the future of the smartphone on Tuesday, 12 September 2017, with a 10th anniversary iPhone X, touting the device as the next generation of mobile computing...

13 Sep 2017

Apple launch roundup: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, and more
Apple launch roundup: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, and more

Yesterday, 12 September 2017, saw Apple reveal the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. In addition, it also revealed the Apple Watch Series 3 and the new 4K Apple TV... (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 13 Sep 2017

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Nikon Coolpix W300: A cool, “lifeproof” camera

I recently had the chance to play around with a nifty, bright orange Nikon Coolpix W300 digital camera for a week - courtesy of Orms...

By Ilse van den Berg 7 Sep 2017

CapaCiTi, Wesgro invite companies to apply for access to digital skills
CapaCiTi, Wesgro invite companies to apply for access to digital skills

CapaCiTi and Wesgro are in the process of concluding an investment of R200 million to train and place 2500 people in ICT jobs between 2018 and 2020...

4 Sep 2017

Winners announced: MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Winners announced: MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The winners of the MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards were announced late last week..

1 Sep 2017

Apple to reveal new iPhone on 12 September?
Apple to reveal new iPhone on 12 September?

Apple will be hosting a media event on 12 September 2017 at which the US tech giant is expected to unveil new iPhone models to coincide with the iPhone's 10th anniversary...

1 Sep 2017

Acer products now available online in SA
Acer products now available online in SA

Acer, a global brand in consumer technology hardware, software and services in IoT, has announced that it is introducing its first online store in South Africa, Shop Acer.

29 Aug 2017

South Africa's first Inspiring Fifty women
South Africa's first Inspiring Fifty women

Out of the 252 women in tech who were nominated for Inspiring Fifty South Africa, the final top 50 have been announced...

8 Aug 2017

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