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Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa
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...

3 days ago

Top tips for small business owners contemplating a PC purchase
Top tips for small business owners contemplating a PC purchase

If you're a small business owner looking to buy a new PC, these are nine tips to consider before making the purchase...

By Chris Buchanan 13 Jan 2017

Converting scale to value in the digital economy
Converting scale to value in the digital economy

The rise of the digital economy is developing at pace globally and is now probably the single most important driver of innovation and prosperity...

By Yusof Seedat 13 Jan 2017

Recreating the spirit of Silicon Valley in South Africa
Recreating the spirit of Silicon Valley in South Africa

Silicon Valley. That magical place where employees not only work incredibly long hours but also get access to quirky benefits that create an environment...

12 Jan 2017

Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021
Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021

According to new data from Juniper Research, revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year...

10 Jan 2017

Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show
Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show

Hoverboards are aiming for a comeback after a series of debacles and recalls for the quirky wheeled personal transport devices...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?
#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?

Tim Noakes spent the majority of his professional career espousing a high-carb low-fat (HCLF) diet. He wrote books, he started the Sports Science Institute, he ran marathons...

By Alan Knott-Craig 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017

Over the past year, technology has been glorified as the great business disruptor - with the ability to upend entire industries with just a few lines of well-crafted code...

By Jason Ried 9 Jan 2017

Smartphone revolution blazes on as iPhone turns 10
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

Meizu smartphones now available in SA
Meizu smartphones now available in SA

Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Meizu Technology, has officially entered the South African market...

23 Dec 2016

Low-cost devices drive growth in wearable gadgets market
Low-cost devices drive growth in wearable gadgets market

The wearable technology devices market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) grew 38.3% in the third quarter of 2016 to about 487,000 units...

By Thabiso Mochiko 23 Dec 2016

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Nokia sues Apple for patent infringement

Nokia announced on Wednesday, 22 December 2016, it is suing Apple in German and US courts for patent infringement, claiming the US tech giant was using Nokia technology...

22 Dec 2016

#FreshTech: Samsung Gear S3 now in SA
#FreshTech: Samsung Gear S3 now in SA

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced the official launch of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch...

21 Dec 2016

Vast digital transformation expected
Vast digital transformation expected

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

20 Dec 2016

Why flash storage is impacting the business landscape
Why flash storage is impacting the business landscape

The world is continually being moulded by small, unseen technologies. We rarely appreciate the massive impact of a new technology...

19 Dec 2016

Frost & Sullivan's top tech trends for Africa in 2017 - Part 2
Frost & Sullivan's top tech trends for Africa in 2017 - Part 2

In continuation of Part 1, Frost & Sullivan's ICT team highlights a few tech trends...

14 Dec 2016

Share price runs of tech companies to hit skids in 2017
Share price runs of tech companies to hit skids in 2017

While the share prices of some listed technology firms have risen sharply in 2016, outperforming the JSE all share index, one analyst has warned...

14 Dec 2016

Connected devices to triple by 2021
Connected devices to triple by 2021

New data from Juniper Research has found that the number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices, sensors and actuators will reach over 46 billion...

13 Dec 2016

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

#BestofBiz 2016: ICT
#BestofBiz 2016: ICT

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices...

12 Dec 2016

The next wave of ICT development in SA - 2017 predictions
The next wave of ICT development in SA - 2017 predictions

The next wave of ICT development in South Africa will see organisations across the country doing more with less while consolidating and outsourcing legacy IT...

9 Dec 2016

Onyx Connect to build Africa's first smartphone plant
Onyx Connect to build Africa's first smartphone plant

According to a report by TimesLive, South African startup Onyx Connect is set to become the first to manufacture smartphones in Africa...

8 Dec 2016

Samsung wins over Apple in $399m patent appeal
Samsung wins over Apple in $399m patent appeal

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday tossed out a $399 million patent award from Samsung over copying Apple's iPhone design...

7 Dec 2016

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Nokia brand ready for smartphone comeback in 2017

Nokia, once the world's top mobile phone maker, will make a comeback on the smartphone market in the first half of 2017...

5 Dec 2016

Samsung considers splitting into two
Samsung considers splitting into two

Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday said it was considering splitting the company into two, a move seen as necessary for heir-apparent Lee Jae-Yong...

30 Nov 2016

Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn
Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn

Oracle on Monday announced it is buying Dyn, a web traffic management firm recently hit with a cyber attack that closed off the internet...

22 Nov 2016

Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world
Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world

IOX Cable Ltd, a subsidiary of Indoi Ltd, has signed a memorandum of understanding with SEACOM to build a state of the art undersea cable system...

21 Nov 2016

Lex Van Wyk
Teraco sets sights on 50-megawatt data centre

African colocation data centre provider, Teraco Data Environments, has kicked off construction on a new data centre in River Fields Bredell...

18 Nov 2016

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