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
If using a GPS-enabled device can prevent you from getting lost, just think what it can do for your marketing message.
4 Oct 2013 09:06
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
The reduction in sales of CD music has been attributed to the emergence of downloadable digital music - and piracy. But will album apps take off in South Africa?
5 Dec 2013 11:05
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
Zomato.com is a successful restaurant listing website which launched in SA recently.
2 Dec 2013 09:05
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
Cell C has entered into an agreement that will result in the launch of a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) to create a platform for new entrants in the cellphone industry.
By Thabiso Mochiko 29 Nov 2013 07:42
The growth in the use of banking apps and cellphone banking has reportedly been "meteoric" as more consumers trust the services and more service providers enter the market.
28 Nov 2013 06:30
For the past few years, most businesses have focused on improving their end-point security, securing their networks, and worrying about intrusion prevention. This has left them ill-equipped to handle the flood of threats that are entering the organisation at the application layer.
18 Nov 2013 12:46
If you think you're smarter than your smartphone‚ you most likely will not be for long. According to research firm Gartner‚ by 2017 smartphones will be able to predict a consumer's next move‚ their next purchase or interpret actions based on what it knows.
14 Nov 2013 06:59
HELSINKI, FINLAND: In just five years Nokia fell from dominating the mobile phone industry to abandoning the handset business, a swift fall from grace with lessons for market leaders.
11 Nov 2013 09:43
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
About a million South Africans have fallen victim to cyber crime in the past year and collectively they have been ripped off to the tune of about R3.4bn.
6 Nov 2013 08:26
With a dire lack of skills to counter South Africa's spiralling instances of cyber fraud, it is little surprise that the country ranks third among those most targeted for cyber attacks, says Professor Basie von Solms, director of the University of Johannesburg's (UJ) Centre for Cyber Security.
4 Nov 2013 09:44
Doros Hadjizenonos, sales manager at Check Point South Africa, looks at how failures can be used to boost security - if approached in the right way. With the South African government's recent inauguration of the National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC) - higher emphasis has now been placed on the issue of cyber security threats.
28 Oct 2013 13:22
The role of software development in the development and sustainability of the African economy cannot be overlooked, said Malcolm Rabson, MD of Dariel Solutions.
25 Oct 2013 09:38
Mobile phone company MTN said on Thursday, 24 October that the number of subscribers grew by 1.1% quarter-on-quarter (q/q) to 203.8m in the third quarter of this year.
24 Oct 2013 11:42
In just 24 hours BBM has been downloaded over 10 million times by Android and iPhone users, one of the best single-day openings for a mobile app to date. BBM, the private social network from BlackBerry, is available for free in the App StoreSM and Google Play for immediate download.
23 Oct 2013 14:43
The Cape Chamber believes that the decision by the Department of Basic Education is indicative of the deteriorating state of ICT education and a wake up call to industry to urgently intervene.
21 Oct 2013 11:54
NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has inaugurated the National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC), reports Mail & Guardian.
By Rod Baker 16 Oct 2013 07:05
In line with loyalty scheme trends at major retailers abroad, Pick n Pay launched its mobile app that allows customers to do all the things they usually do at an in-store Smart Shopper kiosk - but on their mobile phones.
8 Oct 2013 11:44
Companies that still believe they can ignore social media in their communications strategies are likely to fail, says Thomas Crampton, Asia Pacific head of Social@Ogilvy.
7 Oct 2013 09:56
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
My Business Online is an online accounting package that was rated "Much easier to use than we thought it would be" by a class of inexperienced St Stithian's schoolboys.
Issued by Sage Pastel 2 Oct 2013 11:05
An Irish technology company Multipath Networks has developed what it calls "a game-changing router" that could improve access to stable and reliable broadband in SA.
By Bekezela Phakathi 2 Oct 2013 07:58
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
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
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