Checkers, UberEats collaborate

Checkers is partnering with UberEats to make a number of solutions-driven convenience meals and household essentials available to order on the UberEats app. The exclusive ready-to-cook and ready-to-braai ranges will also be available to order on the app and all orders will be delivered within 40...

17 Nov 2017

Africa gTLD gets roadshow

The .africa roadshow will conclude with the launch of the geographic top-level domain (gTLD) at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in January 2018. Regions of East, West, North, and Southern Africa will form part of the roadshow, which will include an attempt to summit Mount...

13 Nov 2017

Commvault, Google Cloud partner up

Commvault and Google Cloud have partnered to provide a range of cloud services available on the Google Cloud platform. The new partnership will be focused on at the Commvault GO customer event and Google executive Adam Massey will explain how this new relationship addresses the increasing need for...

13 Nov 2017

Nokia, Vodacom sign MoU

Nokia and Vodacom have entered a memorandum of understanding on the trial use of Nokia's 5G technology. The MoU is intended to accelerate the launch of the new technology and enable Vodacom to drive digitalisation in South Africa. Nokia's 5G portfolio allows operators to provide ultra-fast...

8 Nov 2017

Orange Business Services, BlueTide Communications join forces

Orange Business Services and BlueTide Communications have entered a maritime communications collaboration. Orange's global satellite network combined with BlueTide's maritime solutions are set to provide navigation, cybersecurity, voice and video, corporate applications, and asset management for...

2 Nov 2017

Mall of Africa to use KaChing

The Mall of Africa has utilised KaChing to enable its customers to pay for parking. KaChing allows parking customers to use flexible payment options such as pre-pay, top up and credit card payment to securely pay for their parking. The system uses automatic number plate recognition cameras and...

1 Nov 2017

Syenap included in CIOReview's list of Promising CEM Solution Providers

Syenap was included in CIOReview's list of 20 Most Promising CEM Solution Providers 2017. The Johannesburg-based analytics solution provider was the only South African company in the list. Syenap was formerly also a finalist in the inaugural global Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards and was...

25 Oct 2017

Cognosec obtains Intact Software Distribution

Cognosec AB has acquired Intact Software Distribution. The acquisition forms part of Cognosec's strategy to advance its software business and to provide customers with solutions to monitoring, securing and ensuring their most valuable information assets.

24 Oct 2017

OrderIn awarded MTN Business Consumer App of the Year

OrderIn has won the MTN Business Consumer App of the Year Award at the App of the Year Awards. The app was selected among from over 60 finalists in 12 categories. The awards took place at the Galleria Conference and Events Venue in Sandton, Johannesburg on 12 October 2017....

13 Oct 2017

Vodacom to lessen out-of-bundle prices

Vodacom is to decrease its out-of-bundle prices for all its customers by mid-October. The out-of-bundle rate will drop by 50% for prepaid and top-up customers once the new 99c per megabyte tariff comes into effect on 15 October 2017. Vodacom has also recently introduced other measures to...

4 Oct 2017

Acumatica Cloud ERP wins four PCMag Editors' Choice awards

Acumatica Cloud ERP received four accolades in the PCMag Editors' Choice Awards. Acumatica Cloud ERP was named best ERP software, best inventory management software, best enterprise-class general ledger accounting software, and the best business mobile apps. The PCMag editors considered the...

21 Aug 2017

Boeing-built satellite to further NASA's space communcation

A Boeing-built tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) will enable further communication for NASA's space communications network with International Space Station (ISS) when the satellite becomes fully operational next year. The satellite was launched on 18 August 2017 and it will provide...

21 Aug 2017

Turrito Networks named 2017 Vodacom Convergence Partner of the Year

Vodacom has named Turrito Networks the Convergence Partner of the Year for 2017. This is the sixth consecutive time that the MicroMega Group company has received the accolade.

14 Jul 2017

Rectron, Acronis partner up in distribution deal

Having been named an official partner of the international technology company, Rectron is to distribute Acronis' cloud backup solution for business in South Africa. Acronis produces backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sync, and share solutions. Rectron will be offering Acronis resellers...

29 May 2017

BlankPage Publishing unveils two B2B new apps

Shortly after its launch, BlankPage Publishing has unveiled two new apps; Retail Brief Africa and Med Brief Africa. The Retail Brief Africa app provides users with segmented news on a daily basis as well as allow users access to product activation information, retailers are also given the option to...

29 May 2017

Famous Brands hails Turrito as IT partner of the year

Famous Brands has named Turrito Networks as its 2017 IT partner of the year. Turrito Networks is a division of MICROmega Group and provides Famous Brands' wide area networks. Over the past year, Turrito Networks has ensured that Famous Brands' wide area networks had no downtime on major links.

25 May 2017

Airbnb ‘For You' tab includes more activities

Airbnb has unveiled its new updated version of the ‘For You' tab, which will now include activities based on the users' current location and where they intend on travelling. The new ‘For You' tab will first be available to users who have their language setting in English and who are searching...

24 May 2017

Darryl Marcus to lead Pypestream's SA office

Darryl Marcus will be heading US startup Pypestream's newly opened South African office as the GM Southern Africa. Pypestream was co-founded by South African expat Richard Smullen and is a private enterprise mobile messaging platform that influences intelligent automation and chat-bot...

2 May 2017

Icasa releases draft regulations in TVWS ahead of DSA summit

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has released draft regulations on the use of TV white space in the African region, ahead of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance's fifth annual global summit which will be held in Cape Town from 9-11 May 2017. The draft regulations shed light on...

21 Apr 2017

Stuff magazine says DStv Explora is 2016's Gadget of the Year

Stuff magazine has named the DStv Explora the 2016 TV Gadget of the Year. Stuff magazine is a fan of the device as it previously named it one of the Most Beautiful Objects in SA.

20 Apr 2017

SA Florist turns to BrandChat for improved supply chain

SA Florist will be making use of message tool app, BrandChat, to improve its supply chain efficiency. With a unified dashboard, Brandchat allows businesses to create and manage a bot notification system as well as do its customer support across all supported chat apps in one place. BrandChat has...

4 Apr 2017

Axiz and Tarsus to distribute Targus products in Southern Africa

Targus has appointed Axiz and Tarsus Distribution as its master distributors for Southern Africa. Axiz and Tarsus will distribute Targus' full range of products, including laptop and tablet cases as well as accessories and peripherals, in the region's corporate and retail markets. Despite this...

28 Mar 2017

Vodacom expands special needs range

With the launch of the Alcatel 2008G, Vodacom has broadened its offering of accessible devices that are suitable for consumers with specific needs. Vodacom has included devices for those with disabilities and the elderly in its range since 2004.

23 Mar 2017

redPanda Software selected to upgrade Fruit & Veg City Holdings IT systems

Food store franchise, Fruit & Veg, has appointed redPanda Software to assist with strategic maintenance of one of its software systems. redPanda, which has worked closely with the group's IT team, are specialists in end-to-end development and customised application support, which are aimed at...

27 Feb 2017

Saicom Voice Services, Thinkst Canary join forces with honeypot network security service

Saicom Voice Services and Thinkst Canary have entered a strategic partnership which will see the companies combine their expertise and offer a fully-managed honeypot network security service. This honeypot network security service will improve the detection and mitigation of cyber-security...

30 Jan 2017

Samsung collects 120 awards at the CES

Samsung Electronics received more than 120 awards at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The electronic manufacturer received the awards for its home entertainment, home appliance and mobile products and was recognised for its innovation. Amongst its 120 awards, Samsung received 34...

26 Jan 2017

Mittel expands SA cloud offerings with EOH partnership

Mittel has expanded its cloud portfolio in South Africa by means of a partnership with technology and knowledge service integrator, EOH. The partnership is to provide low-cost scalable solutions along with the flexibility to address future requirements. Powered by EOH, MiCloudSA has...

24 Jan 2017

Altron joins Nokia in channel partnership agreement

Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) has been made a part of the Nokia global partner programme after it entered into a channel partnership agreement with Nokia. Altron is to market, distribute and service Nokia's network solutions portfolio to enterprise and public sector customers as a...

23 Jan 2017

OfferZen is a Fast Company most innovative company of the year

Curated online recruitment marketplace, OfferZen has been included in Fast Company's World's 100 Most Innovative Companies of the Year. OfferZen was placed on the Africa's top-25 list and was featured in Fast Company's December/January issue, along with the other 75 international companies that make...

12 Jan 2017

Qlik expands mapping capabilities with Idevio acquisition

Qlik has acquired geographical-related software provider, Idevio which will now expand the visual analytics company's mapping and geoanalytic capabilities. Qlik Sense and QlikView users will now have the ability to expose hidden geographic relationships through technology that compresses and streams...

11 Jan 2017

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