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Getting heavy-handed on fintech community disruption with Heavy Chef Tours

Heavy Chef founder and CEO Fred Roed shares why he resigned from agency WWC at the end of last year to take the Heavy Chef ‘side project' community to the doers, globally…

By Leigh Andrews 15 hours ago

Latest Forrester research on VR, cloud adoption and more

According to recent research by Forrester, VR will not be ready for marketers until 2020 and public cloud adoption has increased dramatically in Europe, among other findings...

7 hours ago

Wide support for ICT plan - state

The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services believes it has won widespread support from the ICT sector for its wholesale open-access network proposal...

9 hours ago

City of Cape Town's fibre-optic network now exceeds 800km

The City of Cape Town's fibre-optic cables now have a combined length of 848km. This includes fibre-optic cabling used to connect the City's buildings, as well as bus stations, cameras, and other infrastructure...

1 day ago

Extract more value from your backup than just ‘backup'

Let's face it, data has become a valuable business asset. At any given time, an organisation has reams of data stored, from customer information to records of transactions...

By Iniel Dreyer 1 day ago

SpaceX blasts off cargo from historic NASA launchpad

SpaceX on Sunday, 19 February 2017, blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship, packed with food and supplies...

1 day ago

How to embrace virtual collaboration for increased productivity

Every year thousands of people are being employed in South Africa with job titles that did not exist in the previous year...

By Damian Michael 17 Feb 2017

88mph breaks silence, announces investment in flight booking app

Investment company 88mph, has announced its investment in Ahoy, a flight booking and management app for small businesses...

By Graham van der Made 17 Feb 2017

China's Huawei, Philippine telco join forces in 5G deal

Chinese electronics giant, Huawei, is joining forces with the Philippines' largest telco in the hopes of rolling out a 5G wireless network in the Asian archipelago by 2020...

17 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Chatting molluscs and mobile gaming with Thoopid

In 2013 a cheeky garden mollusc on a quest for the perfect shell captured the hearts of mobile gamers young and old. His name was Snailboy...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Feb 2017

How to get your business online in seven easy steps

The internet gives your business a wide range of opportunities to reach out to lots of people, and get some awareness. To enjoy this benefit however, you need a website...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 16 Feb 2017

F-Secure wins AV-TEST Best Protection Award for fifth time

F-Secure is now a five-time winner of the Best Protection award from the AV-TEST Institute, and is the only company in the history of AV-TEST to achieve such a distinction...

Issued by Maximizer Software 16 Feb 2017

Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

15 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?

With the global smart cities market projected to reach $1.56tn by 2020, SA still has much to do in terms of meeting the necessary infrastructure and connectivity requirements to smarten up our cities...

By Sindy Peters 15 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

Dangerous new app masquerading as Flash Player update

ESET researchers discovered a dangerous new app targeting Android devices is capable of downloading and executing additional malware...

15 Feb 2017

What is keeping service organisations' clients awake at night?

With the constant change being experienced in the regulatory environment, especially within the financial sector, there is an increased focus on controls over additional regulatory reporting requirements...

By Gustaaf Kruger, Dean Isaaks 15 Feb 2017

Dubai aims to launch hover-taxi by July

Dubai has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi with the aim of introducing the aerial vehicle in the emirate by July...

15 Feb 2017

BIM Institute gets a 'thumbs up' to list accredited companies

The BIM Institute has announced its intention to put in place a company listing page on their website for companies that are internationally certified or BIM accredited - at no cost...

Issued by BIM Institute 15 Feb 2017

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