Sbu Shabalala - Adapt IT CEO
Adapt IT targets Africa expansion

Technology firm Adapt IT is targeting further expansion in the rest of Africa to increase the share of turnover from outside SA. The group, which released strong results for the six months to end December, has posted consistent growth in the past five years, helped by existing businesses and acquisitions that have widened its geographic footprint.

By Thabiso Mochiko 15 hours ago

MTN Nigeria's legal battles pile up
MTN Nigeria's legal battles pile up

Abu Dhabi headquartered telecoms company Etisalat is suing MTN for the second time in under a year in Nigeria. Etisalat confirmed to Bloomberg that it is suing MTN over the latter's purchase of Nigerian internet provider Visafone Communications.

17 hours ago

Observe Safer Internet Day with Facebook tips
Observe Safer Internet Day with Facebook tips

Today, 9 February 2016, is 'Safer Internet Day, which has the theme 'Play Your Part for a Better Internet'.

17 hours ago

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Play your part to make internet safer

As the world celebrates Safer Internet Day, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has urged South Africans to play their part in promoting a safe, responsible and positive online environment. Minister Muthambi's call is in line with this year's theme, 'Play your part for a better internet'.

18 hours ago

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Mythbusting contact centre cloud security fears

Although an increasing number of southern African contact centres are moving into the cloud, many more are still grappling with the decision 'to cloud or not to cloud?'

19 hours ago

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wiGroup develops rewards app for Mercantile Bank

Mercantile Bank has partnered with mobile transaction solutions provider, wiGroup, to develop an app that will enable entrepreneurs to earn and redeem points at till points of most major retailers using QR code technology.

1 day ago

New ttrumpet feature keeps communities safer
New ttrumpet feature keeps communities safer

ttrumpet - the white label over-the-top (OTT) service provider - now brings 'Community Channels' - a new dimension to the platform by using mobility and OTT to make communities and business owners feel safer.

1 day ago

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French say 'Oui' to Cape Town tech

Cape Town can now truly boast that it has a French Connection. It has been selected by France as the latest "French tech hub", which means that it has been designated a nursery for startup businesses and emerging technologies in partnership with French companies. It also means that local talent can be recruited for innovations and startups.

1 day ago

BusinessTech hits one million unique monthly visitors - MyBroadband
BusinessTech hits one million unique monthly visitors

BusinessTech has shown exceptional growth over the last year, and is now one of only two business websites with over one million visitors

Issued by MyBroadband 1 day ago

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The Maker Movement and patenting concerns

It's the golden age of invention, thanks to the new Maker Movement, 3D printing and the ease of prototyping. That's good news for inventors.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

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Dangers of rental and long-term contracts

Whilst companies have no option but to embrace technology, to take advantage of the efficiencies and cost savings it has to offer, they need to avoid long-term contracts at all costs.

By George Golding 1 day ago

#DesignMonth: A virtual solution for financial inclusion
#DesignMonth: A virtual solution for financial inclusion

The mobile payment space is an exciting one right now; and with on-demand services like UBER and Netflix gaining constant popularity the demand for online payment services is set to soar. The overriding concern however is security.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

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Key trends shaping telecoms of the future

The telecoms industry is currently one of the leading growth sectors in the global economy for a number of different reasons, including the emergence of telecommunications as one of the most important components of business, social, cultural and political activity.

By Eckart Zollner 1 day ago