With 3D printing becoming a reality, DionWired will be one of the first South African retailers to bring it into the homes and offices of its customers from November this year.
15 Nov 2013 09:04
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
What is wearable technology and why is there so much hype about it at the moment? Ryno Goosen from audio and video supplier HFX Systems, offers some insight into this increasingly popular phenomenon.
By Ryno Goosen 6 Dec 2013 11:27
Local distributor Westcon-Comztek has announced that it has signed an agreement to distribute F5 application delivery and security solutions in South Africa. The F5 solutions portfolio extends across the entire network and into the data centre. F5 is focused on enabling fast, secure and available application delivery to large enterprises and services providers.
5 Dec 2013 12:01
Samsung Electronics South Africa is the exclusive technology partner for the Rhinoceros DNA Index System (RhODIS) - established by the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Pretoria.
4 Dec 2013 16:42
The SKA School, which will take place from 30 November until 5 December 2013, at the UKZN Westville campus, will provide a dynamic environment for the students to work with leading international astronomers from Canada, France, India and the US.
2 Dec 2013 10:56
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
The revolution of the internet and rise of social media and websites such as Trip Advisor has resulted in e-tourism becoming a key tool in allowing businesses in the tourism industry to compete and operate on a global scale.
29 Nov 2013 14:22
Travellers who are planning to take their smartphones, tablets or laptops on holiday overseas over the festive season and haven't factored in the cost of data roaming could find their trip turning out to be a lot more expensive than they expected.
29 Nov 2013 12:49
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
Global security software vendor Trend Micro has released a threat report that examines the global state of the internet nation. In 2013 the cybercrime industry, chased by an increasingly dynamic and vigilant security industry, has shifted its modes of operation, targeting new users and platforms as well as focusing on "hacktivism" and online exploitation.
29 Nov 2013 10:59
As businesses look to formalise plans for the New Year, industry expert opinions become paramount to assist with forecasting and to provide a clearer understanding of crucial consumer, business and economic trends that are most likely to become impactful for businesses into 2014.
29 Nov 2013 10:45
South African ICT provider and mobility specialist company globetom has extended the functionality of golfing portal www.lastminutegolf.co.za with the addition of an HTML 5-based mobile application that allows for enhanced accessibility and usability.
28 Nov 2013 12:04
Huawei recently unveiled the Huawei Ascend P6 Pink. The Ascend P6 launched locally in August this year in black and white, and has been labelled as one of the world's slimmest smartphones measuring 6.18mm, making it perfect to slip in to any handbag or fashion clutch, or even the skinniest of jeans pockets.
28 Nov 2013 11:46
The ticketing system that powers the Edinburgh Fringe is poised to change the way that South Africans experience the arts from 2014, with the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown being the first to introduce its audiences to "one of the world's most efficient, robust, versatile and secure systems".
28 Nov 2013 11:22
Lumka Msibi, an aeronautical engineer at Denel Dynamics, will be part of the summer relief voyage to replenish the South African team at the Antarctica expedition base (SANAE). During her voyage she will conduct science and weather research.
28 Nov 2013 06:51
When a telecoms company wants to set up shop in SA, it needs to acquire specific licences from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), which handles all the regulation for the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in the country.
27 Nov 2013 13:01
Fuzzy Logic has announced the release of their newest game, Soccer Moves, on iOS and Android. Soccer Moves offers a new take on soccer games by combining puzzle mechanics and soccer tactics and bringing them to the playing field.
27 Nov 2013 12:39
Samsung Electronics South Africa and Pearson have entered into a partnership to equip students studying at Pearson CTI and Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) Higher Education Institutions with a tablet from 2014, empowering learners through a more interactive augmented educational experience.
27 Nov 2013 12:21
South Africa's first national business idea competition, aimed specifically at inventors and innovators, has announced its 2013 winners, which include a unique spray to detach braids rapidly from natural hair, a cattle "breathalyser" that can diagnose diseases and eliminate the need for lengthy blood tests, and a South African "drone" used for aerial fire-fighting.
25 Nov 2013 11:52
Capillary Technologies, a provider of cloud software solutions that help businesses to engage intelligently with their customers through mobile, social and in-store channels, has announced its entry into the South African market with new offices in Joburg and a strategic new partnership with Blue Label Engage for its turnkey (direct to consumer) retail customer engagement solution.
22 Nov 2013 10:31
The Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Michael Masutha, will address an event at the University of Cape Town on 21 November 2013, to showcase projects funded through a science and technology (S&T) partnership between South Africa and the European Union (EU).
21 Nov 2013 12:36
The Canon SA Expo, at the Sandton Convention Centre from 29 November to 1 December 2013, will feature talks by 18 local photography experts. Two speaker sessions will run simultaneously over the three days.
21 Nov 2013 12:23
Standard Bank has launched its new Generation 8 branches to deliver banking value by bringing physical banking into the future.
21 Nov 2013 10:30
Digital entertainment company, Spinlet has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its use of location data captured by a mobile phone that is deployed to show location based information.
20 Nov 2013 11:16
Hisense has won a first-of-its-kind award at the Africa Movers and Makers event, it being heralded as Africa's Top SCM-Driven company. In total, ten companies were nominated from all the applicants and Hisense South Africa won because of its contribution to invest in SA for the supply chain operations.
20 Nov 2013 10:09
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
Google has recently released its 4.4 version of the popular Android OS, also called KitKat. Between the improvements, some have noticed several security-related changes. Kaspersky Lab has analysed the new security features of Android 4.4 (KitKat).
18 Nov 2013 10:03
The internet is one of the best and most cost-effective ways to grow your small business, so why are the terms used to describe it so intimidating?
15 Nov 2013 10:57
mapIT are pleased to announce the launch of the online interactive map for the 2013 Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge. The race, aptly named the toughest race in Johannesburg and is renowned for the large crowd that it draws year after year, took place on Sunday, 17 November through the streets of Johannesburg.
14 Nov 2013 14:19
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