Zappar is an app that brings brands to life by using augmented reality to turn one-dimensional communications into vibrant, animated, three-dimensional brand experiences via mobile or tablet.
6 Mar 2014 11:16
Reuters has reported that household debt grew at its fastest pace since early 2008 in the fourth quarter of 2012, a possible sign that the painful process of paring back borrowing in the aftermath of the financial crisis may have run its course.
27 Feb 2014 12:07
The advent of truly affordable satellite broadband services has made a big difference to the South African Internet landscape. For those in rural areas who previously battled with slow dial-up cellular connections, it's made the true wealth of the internet available for the first time. For those in urban areas who've battled heavy congestion as well as service outages due to cable theft, satellite is an essential back-up - and in some cases a replacement.
By Jacques Visser 21 Feb 2014 10:02
Internet Solutions has substantially enhanced its audio and video streaming capabilities following the acquisition of a significant stake in Antfarm, a local streaming media service provider, for an undisclosed amount.
17 Feb 2014 12:34
Telkom is refusing to install infrastructure in areas where cable theft is rife and is clearly stated in correspondence between the utility and residents of a Johannesburg suburb.
13 Feb 2014 08:57
SA's software market will balloon this year as spending is forecast to increase 10.5% to US$518m (R5.7bn)‚ according to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) market analysis report.
By Samuel Mungadze 5 Feb 2014 10:52
Local business solutions provider AccTech Systems, in conjunction with Global Micro, a leading African hosted infrastructure IT provider, will be demonstrating its cloud ERP solutions at Africa Mining Indaba 2014. The event will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 3-6 February 2014.
3 Feb 2014 12:54
Increased consumer interest in mobile banking - particularly when facilitated by cellular technology - was one of the key findings of The Mobility 2014 research study, conducted by Arthur Goldstuck's World Wide Worx with the backing of FNB.
30 Jan 2014 09:40
With its second successful group of graduates from the Barnstone Academy, the company has improved the structures of its course to make graduates even more business-ready.
29 Jan 2014 10:51
As with almost every other sector under the 'technology' banner, the mobile industry is evolving at a rapid pace, and is constantly iterating to meet the demands of an increasingly large and sophisticated market.
By Dr Pieter Streicher 28 Jan 2014 11:33
Local ICT Company, J2 Software, has scooped the exclusive distribution rights to SkyView Partners security and compliance offerings for Africa. Skyview Partners specialise in Security and Compliance solutions specifically aimed at IBMi (previously iSeries), AIX and Linux platforms.
20 Jan 2014 13:07
Pilot Software, a developer and implementer of point of sale (POS) software and systems for the hospitality industry, is to streamline their mobile integration process, allowing customers to accept any mobile transaction through a simple API. Pilot has selected wiGroup, a leading mobile transaction platform, to provide this service.
20 Jan 2014 10:47
Telkom (TKG) CEO Sipho Maseko has moved to calm a storm over his comments on Friday that up to 1‚000 managers face the axe at the company‚ although he confirmed that its staff numbers would be reduced in wide-ranging changes to cut costs.
By Thabiso Mochiko 13 Jan 2014 12:08
Many organisations embark upon ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) training with the hope of improving IT Service Management (ITSM), only for the significant investment in time and money to fail to deliver the expected benefits. The underlying reason for this is that most ITIL courses are theory based, imparting information but not necessarily delivering the practical capabilities required to put the information into practice.
By Edward Carbutt 10 Jan 2014 12:14
Orange Business Services have announced the acquisition of Atheos, becoming the largest European cyberdefense company and strengthening its position as a global player in advanced security services.
9 Jan 2014 12:27
A Ghanaian information and communications technology expert urged the government to place ICT as well as technical and vocational skills in its education and skills development programmes to enhance socio-economic.
8 Jan 2014 11:52
With new technologies come new challenges and as audiences expect greater quality and greater customisation of services, broadcasters, content providers and solution providers are preparing themselves for a busy 2014.
By David Hochner 6 Jan 2014 10:31
MTN Group has sold a total of 1‚228 mobile network towers in Rwanda and Zambia to IHS Holdings for a price that was not disclosed.
By Samuel Mungadze 23 Dec 2013 07:53
A light-hearted look at some of the biggest consumer tech failures in tech during 2013.
By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2013 05:46
NETCB, one of Novell's mobility partners in Africa, has introduced a range of mobile solutions for the African market. This complete mobility solution for enterprises provides comprehensive mobile device management, ensures secure mobile productivity and delivers safe file sharing and mobile printing capabilities from any device.
17 Dec 2013 09:53
The importance of an internal communications network is difficult to overstate. Businesses require a comprehensive on-site infrastructure to function efficiently and improve productivity.
By Neal Bricker 13 Dec 2013 09:29
Being a "good host" was definitely high up the list of what parents of middle-class spoilt brats, like me, expected from their children. Apart from learning to place many more pieces of cutlery on a table than were required, I think the answer to being a good host was, and still is, to provide a decent and handy location for a group of people to share vaguely similar interests and to start a few conversations and make sure there are no uncomfortable silences. And, for me, that location was usually around a dinner table. Now it's around a computer.
By Tim Wyatt-Gunning 12 Dec 2013 12:18
Trend Micro has released its annual security predictions report, Blurring Boundaries: Trend Micro Security Predictions for 2014 and Beyond.
12 Dec 2013 10:28
Affordable satellite internet to areas in the Free State where broadband is unavailable, unreliable or simply too expensive, is now available, as Maxwell Technology, a satellite-based internet and data solutions provider, extends its footprint.
11 Dec 2013 09:05
Everyone looks forward to the festive season, a time to wind down and relax after the busy year. Unfortunately, cyber crooks don't go on holiday. For them Christmas heralds a holiday shopping and party season that will generate millions of dollars for them.
9 Dec 2013 14:15
At the end of November, six candidates graduated from Mimecast's inaugural Graduate Programme, in which they received full in-house product and company training and were exposed to a broad spectrum of IT and business-related disciplines through hands-on rotations and projects within various departments.
6 Dec 2013 14:15
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
A lack of understanding of the practical implications of moving into the cloud is keeping South African companies from huge cost savings and efficiency-improving benefits, according to Alexander Mehlhorn, CEO of software development company Framework One.
2 Dec 2013 10:21
Internet penetration in South Africa is growing rapidly and this is opening up new opportunities across our economy. One industry under the spotlight is the property market and the role of the traditional estate agent. Property Switch is a company that believes it is time for technology to take centre stage in the real estate industry.
29 Nov 2013 12:22
NEWSWATCH: South Africans are flocking to see the Mandela movie, reports IOL, which also reports MWEB is to increase its data speeds, and EWN reports Cell C's Alan Knott-Craig is recovering well after a stroke.
By Rod Baker 29 Nov 2013 07:18
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