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Search for the Huawei sector
Search for the Huawei sector

Chinese company, Huawei, went from being a name no-one could pronounce, to a brand of cellphone that most consumers are well aware of...

7 Aug 2017

Smartphone sales slip as top vendors consolidate market share
Smartphone sales slip as top vendors consolidate market share

Global smartphone sales saw a modest decline in the second quarter of 2017, as market leaders Samsung and Apple consolidated their positions, a survey showed earlier this week...

4 Aug 2017

Nominations open for IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year
Nominations open for IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year

Marking its 60th anniversary, the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) is calling for nominations for its Annual IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year Awards...

3 Aug 2017

New SaaS product exclusively for IoT device deployments
New SaaS product exclusively for IoT device deployments

AWS Marketplace's new IoT category now features a new global cellular connectivity service. Eseye's AnyNet Secure Cellular Connectivity is a new SaaS product designed exclusively for IoT device deployments...

2 Aug 2017

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Apple Doctor lowers iPhone repair costs

In October 2016, Joffe and James Winter, co-founders of Apple Doctor, embarked on an aggressive strategy to bring down the prices of iPhone repairs in South Africa.

1 Aug 2017

#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good
#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good

Natasha Reuben, head of transformation at Dell tells us more about the 2020 Legacy of Good plan and how the company is making a difference through technology...

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jul 2017

Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The second edition of the Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards is open for nominations from and for eligible female professionals...

20 Jul 2017

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Google Glass reborn for the workplace

After spending two years on the sidelines, Google Glass internet-linked eyewear is back in the game, this time aimed at helping workers do their jobs...

19 Jul 2017

Global PC shipments show decline
Global PC shipments show decline

Worldwide PC shipments totalled 61.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 4.3% decline from the second quarter of 2016...

18 Jul 2017

Do you really WannaCry? A simple guide on how to get hacked
Do you really WannaCry? A simple guide on how to get hacked

You've probably read endless articles about how to protect yourself online. And that's fine if you're a chicken, or you want to plaster your life with bubble wrap...

By Melissa Viljoen 14 Jul 2017

Innovation hub participants graduate
Innovation hub participants graduate

Third batch of Nigerian entrepreneurs graduate from GE Lagos Garage training programme...

6 Jul 2017

Dell EMC Unity takes midrange storage segment by storm
Dell EMC Unity takes midrange storage segment by storm

After 419 days since shipping, the Dell EMC Unity family of all-flash and hybrid flash storage arrays has achieved $1bn in cumulative bookings, making it one of the company's fastest-growing storage products...

6 Jul 2017

Drones could offer multi-faceted support in disaster relief
Drones could offer multi-faceted support in disaster relief

According to specialist drone firm Airborne Drones South Africa, we can expect to see drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), taking on an increasingly important role in firefighting and disaster management...

5 Jul 2017

Apple opens first store in Taiwan
Apple opens first store in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Apple opened its first store in Taiwan on Saturday with more than a thousand shoppers flocking to the site located in the island's landmark skyscraper and tallest building, Taipei 101...

4 Jul 2017

Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s
Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

SEOUL, South Korea: Smartphone maker Samsung will next week start reselling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices after a humiliating recall over exploding batteries last year, news reports said earlier this week...

29 Jun 2017

New Vodacom narrowband IoT lab in Midrand
New Vodacom narrowband IoT lab in Midrand

NEWSWATCH: At its new narrowband internet of things (NB-IoT) lab at Vodaworld in Midrand, Vodacom aims to incubate and commercialise machine-to-machine and IoT systems using narrowband networking...

28 Jun 2017

Blue Label to acquire 3G Mobile for R1.9bn
Blue Label to acquire 3G Mobile for R1.9bn

Blue Label Telecoms and The Prepaid Company (TPC) have concluded an agreement with 3G Mobile and its shareholders to acquire 100% of 3G Mobile's issued share capital for R1.9bn...

28 Jun 2017

The internet of everything water
The internet of everything water

Imagine a world where your spice cabinet reminds you to buy salt, or your cell phone sends a text message about the amount of water left in your water tank...

By Ihuoma Atanga 28 Jun 2017

Ian Summerfield
How to extend the life of IT equipment in a volatile economic environment

As a result of the current climate of economic uncertainty and a highly volatile exchange rate, many organisations are attempting to ‘sweat their assets' for as long as possible in an effort to reduce IT spend...

By Ian Summerfield 23 Jun 2017

Rectron acquires majority stake in Palladium
Rectron acquires majority stake in Palladium

Rectron has acquired a majority stake in ERP software development company, Palladium, strengthening its software proposition in the South African market...

22 Jun 2017

Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future
Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future

A number of planned communities being built with connectivity at their core - and not Johannesburg and Cape Town - are leading the local race toward being truly integrated smart cities...

By Jacques du Toit 20 Jun 2017

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IoT allowing for more agile supply chain management

DHL Supply Chain is implementing internet of things (IoT) technology into warehousing, with the goal to optimise operational efficiency and lay the foundations for safer work practices... [infographic]

14 Jun 2017

Microsoft challenges Sony with new Xbox One X
Microsoft challenges Sony with new Xbox One X

Microsoft on Sunday unveiled Xbox One X - billing it as the most powerful video console ever made, and escalating a battle with market king PlayStation...

14 Jun 2017

John Flannery
General Electric appoints new CEO

NEW YORK, US: General Electric on Monday announced the departure of chief executive Jeff Immelt, who had made the risky bet of refocusing the American conglomerate on its industrial roots...

13 Jun 2017

Turning power lines into internet connectivity
Turning power lines into internet connectivity

With some analysts predicting that the global power over ethernet (PoE) market will reach $1bn by 2022, we are living in exciting times for the technology that uses the electrical wiring of a home as a wired data network...

By Colin Thornton 13 Jun 2017

Lufthansa provides 20,000 flight attendants with iPads
Lufthansa provides 20,000 flight attendants with iPads

Lufthansa is providing its 20,000 flight attendants with iPad Minis as a further step in the company's 'year of digitisation'...

10 Jun 2017

Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges
Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple's new HomePod speaker may be music to the ears of its loyal fans, but how much it can crank up volume in the smart speaker market remains to be heard... [video]

8 Jun 2017

Industry 4.0 and IoT central to manufacturing transformation
Industry 4.0 and IoT central to manufacturing transformation

Industry 4.0, otherwise known as the 4th Industrial Revolution, along with IoT (internet of things) is central to digital transformation in the manufacturing industry...

5 Jun 2017

Rise of the computers
Rise of the computers

Computers are playing a crucial role in everything from research to shopping. This has created a whole new niche market of job opportunities for the tech savvy learner or aspiring IT specialist...

By Hasan Variawa, Issued by Damelin 5 Jun 2017

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