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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...

5 hours ago

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...

1 day ago

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

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

All the MTN IoT Awards winners!
All the MTN IoT Awards winners!

The second annual MTN Internet of Things Awards celebrated the best of South Africa's market-ready IoT solutions, applications and developers...

2 Jun 2017

Africa's digital rise hooked on innovation
Africa's digital rise hooked on innovation

Engineers are adapting technology to suit the specific needs and dynamics of the African continent, as the key to innovation is Africa's own digital revolution...

1 Jun 2017

Second MTN IoT Conference and Awards
Second MTN IoT Conference and Awards

1 June 2017 saw MTN Business hosting its second Internet of Things Conference and Awards at the Sandton Convention Centre...

31 May 2017

What you should know about BYOD to work
What you should know about BYOD to work

There are both pros and cons surrounding the concept of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to the workplace and these are going to multiply, as the global BYOD market is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 25% over the next few years...

26 May 2017

DJI Goggles allows real-time drone footage, head motion control
DJI Goggles allows real-time drone footage, head motion control

The new DJI Goggles allow users to stream high-quality drone footage in real time, and lets them control the drone by simply moving their head...

26 May 2017

Xperien launches mobile hard drive shredding plant
Xperien launches mobile hard drive shredding plant

Xperien has launched a mobile hard drive shredder plant, a fully equipped truck that provides on-site degaussing and destruction...

10 May 2017

Apple starting US tech manufacturing fund with $1bn
Apple starting US tech manufacturing fund with $1bn

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple chief Tim Cook on Wednesday announced Apple is creating a fund to get more people in the US to do "advanced manufacturing," kicking it off with a billion dollars...

5 May 2017

Flexible, organic and biodegradable: A new wave of electronics
Flexible, organic and biodegradable: A new wave of electronics

A new semiconductor developed by Stanford researchers is as flexible as skin and easily degradable...

By Jamie Matroos 5 May 2017

Western Digital WD Blue, Green SSDs launch in SA
Western Digital WD Blue, Green SSDs launch in SA

Western Digital's WD Blue and WD Green solid state drives (SSDs) are now available to the South African market...

4 May 2017

Stuff magazine's top gadgets, apps of 2016
Stuff magazine's top gadgets, apps of 2016

Stuff magazine recently hosted its annual Gadget and App Awards for 2016, honouring various brands such as Dell, HTC, WeChat, and Apple, among others ...

2 May 2017

The opportunity that is the small screen
The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost. ...

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

Director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire at F8 event
F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event...

21 Apr 2017

Aleksey Boldin © –
Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

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.

21 Apr 2017

Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones, virtual assistant
Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones, virtual assistant

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating the virtual assistant Bixby, as it seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall...

30 Mar 2017

HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation
HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation

HP South Africa has introduced the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community, to the South African market...

28 Mar 2017

Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers
Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers

South Africans travelling to the UK and USA will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight...

23 Mar 2017

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban
UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes...

23 Mar 2017

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