BBD partners with Ilion
BBD partners with Ilion

BBD, a software development company has taken a 51% shareholding in Ilion, a company specialising in data and financial risk solutions...

2 days ago

Innovate quicker with scriptless Test Automation
Innovate quicker with scriptless Test Automation

Developing and launching a successful software product, service or app is typically a laborious task...

By Yamini Gajapathy 2 days ago

Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?
Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?

David Meintjes, managing director at Connection Telecom, asks the question, "Can President Ramaphosa breathe new life into South Africa's Digital Economy?"

By David Meintjes 3 days ago

Can sound help save a dwindling elephant population? Scientists using AI think so
Can sound help save a dwindling elephant population? Scientists using AI think so

Deep in the rainforest in a northern corner of the Republic of Congo, some of the most sophisticated monitoring of animal sounds on Earth is taking place...

By Jennifer Langston 13 Aug 2018

The scary side of emojis
The scary side of emojis

We all love emojis, but scammers are taking advantage of the rising popularity of them...

10 Aug 2018

Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize
Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, launched the Netpreneurs: The Rise of Africa's Digital Lions Netpreneur Prize...

10 Aug 2018

Health messaging service, MomConnect
Praekelt WhatsApp technology changes the face of social impact

Praekelt.org is again changing the field of delivering technology that gives both social good organisations and businesses a highly effective and instantly accessible way of reaching their stakeholders...

8 Aug 2018

African game developers to participate in devcom 2018
African game developers to participate in devcom 2018

Paradise Game will introduce five independent video game studios from Africa at devcom 2018...

7 Aug 2018

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Mobile banking Trojan modifications reach all-time high

According to Kaspersky Lab's Q2 IT threat evolution report, mobile banking Trojans have hit an all-time high...

6 Aug 2018

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What's holding SA back from the public cloud?

The 2018 Right Scale State of the Cloud report indicates 81% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy and predicts 66% of cloud users intend on growing their cloud spend by 20%. But, what about the local market?

By Johan Scheepers 6 Aug 2018

ERP to underpin food traceability market
ERP to underpin food traceability market

The food traceability market is expected to reach almost $20bn by 2022 as increased consumer awareness, strict governance requirements, and advances in technology are resulting in growing standardisation...

By Stuart Scanlon 3 Aug 2018

Is Cape Town Africa's tech capital?
Is Cape Town Africa's tech capital?

A report reveals Cape Town as the most productive tech sector in Africa...

2 Aug 2018

Pieter de Villiers, Group CEO of Clickatell
Clickatell to roll out WhatsApp Business solutions

Global customer engagement company Clickatell, together with several banks across Africa, are set to roll out their chat banking capabilities on WhatsApp across the African continent...

2 Aug 2018

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Gemalto, Entrust Datacard extend partnership

Gemalto and Entrust Datacard's longstanding partnership will include a secure framework for internet-connected devices...

1 Aug 2018

Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

Members of the industry, businesses and other organisations outside of the industry, mentors, teachers, lecturers and individuals are encouraged to nominate phenomenal women in ICT before 12 August 2018...

26 Jul 2018

Pan-African software development hub opens in Rwanda
Pan-African software development hub opens in Rwanda

Focussed on building high-performing engineering teams with Africa's most talented software developers, Andela, in partnership with the Government of Rwanda, has launched a pan-African technology hub in Kigali, Rwanda...

25 Jul 2018

How to overcome the 6 biggest barriers to SAP cloud migration
How to overcome the 6 biggest barriers to SAP cloud migration

Despite the compelling advantages of the cloud, many local businesses are still nervous to modernise and migrate their SAP ERP systems...

By Zelda Klaver 19 Jul 2018

Is software development 'by the business, for the business' the new IT?
Is software development 'by the business, for the business' the new IT?

In an era of digital transformation, why are so many business leaders still on the sidelines when it comes to driving their technology agendas?

By Anton Cabral 18 Jul 2018

#StartupStory: Aura security app to aid beleaguered Uber drivers
#StartupStory: Aura security app to aid beleaguered Uber drivers

A revolutionary new app that provides speedy security assistance and cuts emergency response times has become a welcome safety measure, especially for beleaguered Uber drivers...

By Ilse van den Berg 13 Jul 2018

Mobile crypto mining malware is a growing smartphone threat
Mobile crypto mining malware is a growing smartphone threat

According to a report by Kaspersky, the number of internet users affected by cryptocurrency mining software has jumped by a considerable margin this year, when compared to last...

By Andy Walker 29 Jun 2018

Watch robots pack groceries in Ocado's automated warehouse
Watch robots pack groceries in Ocado's automated warehouse

Inside a warehouse located in the small town of Andover, England, more than 1,000 robots seamlessly navigate around a three-storey-high aluminium grid packing groceries for online shoppers...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jun 2018

Wordpress and Wix not the only ways to build websites
Wordpress and Wix not the only ways to build websites

South African internet solutions company, Hostriver has launched a DIY website builder service for small to medium enterprises (SMEs)...

18 Jun 2018

Investing in your customers yields returns
Investing in your customers yields returns

The 2018 edition of Africa's customer experience summit, CEM Africa, will focus on return on investment as the African CX market matures and investment increases...

14 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS
#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS

Initially launched as a hackathon specifically for women, GirlCode has flourished...

By Sindy Peters 14 Jun 2018

This is what customer management tools should do for your business
This is what customer management tools should do for your business

Do you remember your first car? That great feeling of freedom that came with the ability to drive yourself wherever you wanted or needed to go...

By Edward Carbutt 13 Jun 2018

#StartupStory: BlockMesh
#StartupStory: BlockMesh

BlockMesh is enabling cost-free communication by creating a global mesh network which allows its users to skip typical cellular and ISP "toll roads"...

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Jun 2018

Kate Mollett
Welcome to a hyper-available South Africa

The imminent arrival of two Microsoft Azure data centres on local shores means organisations across industry sectors are re-evaluating their availability strategies...

By Kate Mollett 11 Jun 2018

Publicis Groupe unveils Marcel; what is it and will it replace creatives?
Publicis Groupe unveils Marcel; what is it and will it replace creatives?

#Newswatch: On 24 May Publicis Groupe unveiled Marcel, its AI-powered solution that will accelerate transforming the organisation from a holding company to a platform, and has since faced a deluge of questions from staff and clients...

7 Jun 2018

Contemporary ICT insights for South African companies
Contemporary ICT insights for South African companies

Thanks to the fourth industrial revolution, businesses today have more tools than ever at their disposal. From the power of the cloud, giving flexibility and scalability to organisations both big and small; to IoT, effortlessly merging the digital world with our everyday lives...

By Rob Lith 5 Jun 2018

The wrong technology in the wrong environment can actually increase risk
The wrong technology in the wrong environment can actually increase risk

Biometrics certainly presents a compelling use case across fraud and risk management, security and access control, so major enterprises are looking to harness biometrics in a broader way...

By Marius Coetzee 31 May 2018

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