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#WomensMonth: Benji Coetzee's Empty Trips revolutionises logistics

The Empty Trips platform connects those with spare capacity on their vehicles (truck, boat or plane) with those who require goods transported in Africa. I chatted to founder, Benji Coetzee, to find out how her brainchild...

By Ilse van den Berg 4 hours ago

Digital tool for critical medical decision making

Poor medical decisions do not only have an impact on patients' lives, but it also costs the healthcare sector billions of rand every year...

1 day ago

Navigating through data-focused legislation

Besides being able to unlock the value of their data, businesses also have to remain compliant with the multiple pieces of data-focused legislation...

By Cleo Becker 2 days ago

Harvesting big data could bring about the next transport revolution, right now

New technology promises to move us further and faster than ever before. Yet for cities facing everyday problems such as congestion, air pollution and under capacity, the most effective solution could be...

By Marcin Budka, Manuel Martin Salvador 2 days ago

Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation

Cold, hard cash has been on the decline in mature first world economies since the 1990s when electronic banking started becoming popular.

By Peter Alkema 3 days ago

#WomensMonth: Become the next global female ad-tech pioneer

Ever wondered if your experiences in the mobile ad-tech space are markedly different from those of females from the other end of the globe? Wonder no more...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Using IoT smartly, turning data into decision making

“The technologies to dramatically improve business and supply chain performance are readily available... The remaining challenge is to do it well and use it to your advantage."

3 days ago

Transforming agricultural education through technology

When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education...

By Howard Blight 3 days ago

All South African schools to be online by 2018

Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Enver Surty, says every South African school will be digitally connected by 2018...

Issued by Kaelo Engage 3 days ago

Huge growth predicted for 5G in its first six years

There will be around 1.4-billion 5G connections by 2025, an increase from just 1 million in 2019, the anticipated first year of commercial launch...

3 days ago

Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week (ACW), which started in 2015 to equip parents, teachers and educators with the coding skills and teaching materials they need to train children and youth in their immediate communities, arrived back in Ghana this week...

11 Aug 2017

Mozilla and fact-checker engine join fight on fake news

Mozilla, the non-profit which runs the Firefox internet browser, said it was launching a drive against "fake news"...

11 Aug 2017

Never too old to code: Meet Japan's 82-year-old app-maker

FUJISAWA, Japan: When 82-year-old Masako Wakamiya first began working she still used an abacus for maths - today she is one of the world's oldest iPhone app developers... (video)

By Karyn Nishimura-Poupee 11 Aug 2017

Three ways building a company intranet increases productivity

For your team to be effective in executing their daily tasks, they need an organised way of accessing information - like an intranet...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 Aug 2017

Why responsive design is vital

There is an endless amount of benefits when it comes to ensuring that your web properties are mobile-friendly, with responsive design more than earning a spot on your list of top priorities...

Issued by Ripple Digital 10 Aug 2017

Top software solutions that every business needs

A lot of the day-to-day tasks that used to require an unavoidably inefficient use of employees' time can now be automated by specially designed software packages...

Issued by Monetary Library 10 Aug 2017

One Giant Leap to announce “South Africa's next tech hero”

On Wednesday, 16 August 2017, the final One Giant Leap event takes place in Johannesburg during which the startups will pitch their businesses to a judging panel of entrepreneurs, specialists, and investors...

10 Aug 2017

Cutting mining costs with 3D printing

Mining organisations are realising that industrial-scale 3D printing for the spare parts and components of machinery could reduce costs and downtime...

By Louise Steenekamp 10 Aug 2017

Ford launches crowd-sourced shuttle service in New York

Chariot, the crowd-sourced shuttle service launching in New York, will offer in-app ride booking for first- and last-mile commuting solutions and the potential to reach underserved areas...

10 Aug 2017

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Apple axes iPod nano and shuffle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Touch became the last iPod standing late last week as Apple removed nano and shuffle stand-alone digital music players from its lineup.

31 Jul 2017

Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits

SEOUL, South Korea: Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed, analysts said, after the tech giant stunned investors with record-breaking profits.

31 Jul 2017

Travel agents to benefit from travel aggregator platform, booking engine

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: TP Connects, one of the first International Air Transport Association (IATA) certified travel aggregators and IT providers, working with British Airways as a new distribution capability (NDC) service provider, has integrated directly to the airline's NDC APIs with a B2B reseller platform and internet booking engine for online travel agencies.

28 Jul 2017

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July.

10 Jul 2017

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations.

7 Jul 2017

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