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Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist
Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist

Five semi-finalists have been chosen to progress to the next phase of Mozilla's $250,000 Equal Rating Innovation Challenge...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Vodacom launches free Facebook Flex service
Vodacom launches free Facebook Flex service

Vodacom has announced the launch of Facebook Flex, a new product that gives customers on the Vodacom network an opportunity to connect...

2 days ago

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class
New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

3 days ago

Smartphone, internet use at record high in US: survey
Smartphone, internet use at record high in US: survey

More than three-fourths of American adults now use a smartphone, helping to boost internet adoption to a record level, a survey showed on Thursday...

16 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

Does your ISP pass the speed test?
Does your ISP pass the speed test?

The internet is an essential part of our daily activities, at home and at work. As a result, the performance of your internet connection can significantly affect productivity...

By Calvin Collett 12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Wi-Fi ushering in the era of South African connectivity
#BizTrends2017: Wi-Fi ushering in the era of South African connectivity

Connectivity is all around us. Whether it is fixed-line, mobile, or wireless, South African business users and consumers have embraced the benefits...

By Riaan Graham 11 Jan 2017

Nokia, Ooredoo achieve 1 TBps transmission speed in Algerian trial
Nokia, Ooredoo achieve 1 TBps transmission speed in Algerian trial

Working in partnership, Ooredoo Algeria and Nokia have achieved a transmission speed of 1.2 terabits per second over optical fibre in Africa's first field trial...

11 Jan 2017

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer to leave company board after Verizon sale
Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer to leave company board after Verizon sale

Yahoo confirmed on Monday that chief executive Marissa Mayer will quit the company's board after its merger with Verizon...

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: Go fibre: Why a fibre connection is a must for business in South Africa
#BizTrends2017: Go fibre: Why a fibre connection is a must for business in South Africa

Is fibre best for business? CIOs and IT managers have spent years sitting on the fence over whether to adopt fibre or not - but the pressure is mounting...

By Jarryd Chatz 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017

South Africa is in the midst of a very interesting bandwidth era where connectivity entrenches itself firmly as the third utility alongside power and water...

By Warren Bonheim 9 Jan 2017

Criminals expected to target drones and internet of things
Criminals expected to target drones and internet of things

Technology firms have warned of an increase in software security breaches, with drones and the internet of things (IoT) expected to be the main targets...

5 Jan 2017

Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique
Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique

The internet is a key enabler of social development and education. While internet services have shown phenomenal success in other parts of the world...

28 Dec 2016

The case for satellite internet in Africa
The case for satellite internet in Africa

In Africa, technologies of all types are evolving rapidly, with one exception - internet access. With around only 170 million users, internet penetration remains low...

By Dawie de Wet 23 Dec 2016

Axilspot announces expansion to MEA and Africa
Axilspot announces expansion to MEA and Africa

Axilspot, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, has announced the launch of its operations in the Middle East and Africa region...

22 Dec 2016

IoT Forum Africa 2017 set for Johannesburg
IoT Forum Africa 2017 set for Johannesburg

Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg will play host to a dedicated Internet of Things conference from 29 to 30 March 2017...

22 Dec 2016

Data is falling
Data is falling

Cellphone and smartphone usage is one of South Africa's great development success stories. Mobile telecommunications and smartphones have enabled...

By Luke Muller 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

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

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Google SA's top search of 2016 was... Pokemon Go

Google has announced its annual Year in Search. Previously called Google Zeitgeist, it gives a snapshot of the trends, people and happenings that captured the nation's interest during the year...

14 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

Telcos at risk if they don't keep up with rapid industry change
Telcos at risk if they don't keep up with rapid industry change

Over the past two decades the telecommunications industry has been driven by new and faster technology, coupled with strong demand for connectivity...

By De Wet Bisschoff 12 Dec 2016

The new smart car and Zando #UnfollowTheNorm campaign creates intrigue
The new smart car and Zando #UnfollowTheNorm campaign creates intrigue

In a first for South Africa, the new smart forfour is being introduced directly onto the pages of Africa's largest online retailer, Zando...

By Angie White 12 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

City of Tshwane bags international award for TshWi-Fi TV
City of Tshwane bags international award for TshWi-Fi TV

The City of Tshwane's mission to be the most connected city on the African continent continues to garner international acclaim...

8 Dec 2016

Tips for choosing the right domain name
Tips for choosing the right domain name

For the Internet entrepreneur, a domain name is just as important as the brand name itself, says Michael Osterloh, CEO of Host Africa. For this reason, it requires a lot of thought and consideration...

By Guest Contributor 6 Dec 2016

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