Christmas period retail sales could grow by slightly more than 3% in real terms provided there is no resurgence in strike activity that disrupts both production and workers' earnings‚ Credit Guarantee Insurance Corporation senior economist Luke Doig said.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 18 Oct 2013 10:13
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 06:44
It's clear that businesses are going to become increasingly dependent on Wi-Fi in the future but it's important that there be a clear strategy in place.
By Shane Chorley 8 Oct 2013 08:14
One of the biggest threats to businesses big and small, could be sitting in your organisation right now. Insiders can reveal company secrets, bypass security controls and infect the network with malware - through malice, stupidity, carelessness or the unmonitored use of company systems.
By John Mc Loughlin 28 Aug 2013 14:35
NEWTON, US: In some ways, you could say that the consumerisation of the enterprise was inevitable. The line between personal devices and enterprise has become increasingly blurred.
By Ilan Hertz 31 Jul 2013 06:37
What you need to know in order to stay up to date with what's happening in the tech environment.
25 Jul 2013 04:14
NEWSWATCH: Newly appointed Communications Minister Yunus Carrim met the SABC board and addressed staff yesterday, reports IOL. Meanwhile, 1st TV has stepped in and provided an alternative to whatever Zimbabwe's national broadcaster is dishing out, reports Mail & Guardian. Finally, if you're still stuck for a '67' idea, here are 67 of them, courtesy of Nelson Mandela International Day.
By Rod Baker 18 Jul 2013 07:11
Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, and Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will host a media briefing on Friday, 6 December 2013, to talk about digital migration, broadband and the National ICT Policy Review following Cabinet's decisions on these issues on 4 December.
5 Dec 2013 11:48
First year University of Johannesburg (UJ) students will have to have either a laptop or a tablet for their studies in 2014, the university said.
29 Nov 2013 10:26
Kobus van Wyk, head of e-learning and education at Mustek discusses the importance of learning institutions to create strategies for the optimal usage of the IT resources available to them, and the role of the computer laboratory in the age of tablet pervasiveness.
6 Nov 2013 10:02
Regular and planned power outages are not uncommon in South Africa, and serve as a stark reminder that our depleting electricity supplies are being stretched to capacity.
By David Palmer-Stevens 4 Nov 2013 11:14
There are few of us who have not lost possessions during a burglary at home - or at least know somebody who has.
4 Nov 2013 07:26
New technologies based on cloud computing and mobility are making skills development a richer and more engaging experience for both employees and employers.
By Phil Lotter 28 Oct 2013 13:49
The Gauteng education department has embarked on an ambitious plan of creating digital classrooms which will see pupils receiving tablets and smartphones by the beginning of next year.
By Samuel Mungadze and Andiswa Maqutu 4 Oct 2013 09:38
Today's CIOs have to deal with the potential challenges of bring your own device (BYOD), mobile applications, software-defined networks (SDN), cloud sprawl, and usability demands, all on a static or shrinking budget.
2 Oct 2013 12:41
To cater for its growing audience, EWN has launched its mobile app, a year after the launch of desktop and mobile properties.
2 Oct 2013 07:29
SA Consumers gave laptop computers a high customer satisfaction score of 79 out of 100 in the latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) released today. 30 September 2013. The laptop brands included in the index were Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, and Samsung, selected by market share.
30 Sep 2013 13:50
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has called on the broadcast industry to work with government in speeding up the implementation of South Africa's digital migration.
30 Sep 2013 11:37
At this year's Internetix conference by Internet Solutions a geolocation tracking system was showcased, devised, implemented and maintained by Quirk, tracking, in real time, delegates' whereabouts within the conference venues via their mobiles.
Issued by Quirk. 27 Sep 2013 12:48
If you're a digital marketer, this scenario will probably sound painfully familiar to you. You have just invested in a brand new e-mail marketing or ad-serving platform and you can't wait to try out its bells-and-whistles.
By Michael Walker 17 Sep 2013 14:20
While local corporates are ready for big data analytics, there is a general lack of strategic vision and drive to support its implementation. Large South African corporates are lagging far behind when it comes to the utilisation of big data analytics, due to a lack of understanding at an executive level of the competitive advantage that big data analytics brings in enabling companies to respond to data it has collected in real time.
5 Sep 2013 17:37
Personal computer distributor Mustek will ramp up the distribution of tablet products in a bid to grow revenue from that segment to offset the decline in personal computer sales.
By Thabiso Mochiko 30 Aug 2013 10:39
Company takes issue with some claims made in 'MTN bids farewell to another executive'.
28 Aug 2013 10:04
SABC channels will soon be broadcast on signal distributor Sentech's direct to home satellite (DTH-S) platform, the two parties have announced.
28 Aug 2013 09:22
Huawei, the global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has launched an agile network architecture technology and agile switch, the S12700. With a design that has been developed from a service and user experience perspective, the Huawei S12700 switch supports higher reliability and larger ethernet frames.
26 Aug 2013 12:25
Cell C will roll out an additional 100 base stations in Johannesburg over the next three months to increase its network capacity and improve quality‚ it said on Thursday, 22 August.
By Thabiso Mochiko 23 Aug 2013 07:09
The concept of the "data centre in a box" is not new; however these solutions have typically been watered-down versions of more complex enterprise solutions.
31 Jul 2013 11:42
Although security threats targeting PCs still out number threats targeting mobile devices, smart phones and tablets have come under increasing attack in the past two years. Richard Broeke from specialist IT security provider, Securicom, says that as malicious code for mobile devices begins to generate revenue for malware authors, we can expect the number of threats to grow.
17 Jul 2013 14:46
The South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) released on 9 July 2013 has revealed that the overall satisfaction score from customers for the mobile handsets industry is 76 out of 100. Mobile handset manufacturers face fierce competition to win customer loyalty, and the SAcsi indicates that there are disparities in satisfaction between competing brands.
10 Jul 2013 11:08
Entries for the Entelect 100K Challenge are now open and will close on 2 September 2013. Entrants have to write an artificially intelligent programme that can play against an opponent in the cult Nintendo classic, Battle City.
9 Jul 2013 07:48
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