Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedom
Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedom

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill will affect every internet user in South Africa - but at 139 pages long, there's a lot to go through. But if you haven't yet, now is the time! There's just two days left to give parliament your comments on the bill.

By Murray Hunter 7 hours ago

Travel agents to benefit from travel aggregator platform, booking engine
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.

8 hours ago

Kamal Mokrani
Connecting an unconnected Africa through Wi-Fi

Across the globe, access to technology and the internet is no longer a luxury only attainable by developed countries. The most recent figures from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)*, the governing body for LTE and 4G standards, showed that global internet access and usage has increased significantly by up to 43% between 2000 and 2015, with Africa alone seeing a 28% increase in internet access.

By Kamal Mokrani 10 hours ago

#StartupStory: Spatialedge
#StartupStory: Spatialedge

In this week's #StartupStory, we chat to Retief Gerber, CEO of Spatialedge - a geospatial data insights and marketing company.

By Ilse van den Berg 12 hours ago

Analytics is critical, but data is being left out
Analytics is critical, but data is being left out

The digitisation of business has spread the ‘customer experience' (CX) right across organisations. Managing and understanding customers is no longer confined to frontline sales and contact centre staff, but requires constant attention from all employees in order to meet diverse expectations from increasingly-demanding consumers who have unprecedented options at hand.

By Danny Drew 1 day ago

#NewCampaign: Coding a better, prosperous future
#NewCampaign: Coding a better, prosperous future

With its 'prosper' philosophy at its core, in ‘helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way', Absa recently released its latest film, ‘Coding a better future', which features three Digital Academy graduates, namely Edward Motloung, Gopolang Lekoto and Sanusha Naidoo, who secured themselves an internship, which led to a full-time job at Absa.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service
TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service

TelOne has introduced "Alert Me" service for all its broadband customers, where customers will now be able to receive updates on their data balance and get reminders for recharging.

1 day ago

Digitalisation pushing the boundaries of manufacturing
Digitalisation pushing the boundaries of manufacturing

Digital transformation, as we've come to realise, means something different in every industry. In manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching, encompassing everything from automation and robotics, to fully-fledged ‘smart factories', all the way to the reinvention of the entire sector - captured in the ‘Industry 4.0' concept.

By Dereshin Pillay 1 day ago

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million. In addition, Ma, planned to roll out a partnership with African universities to teach internet technology, artificial intelligence and e-commerce.

1 day ago

Morne Bekker
Data management: the centre of IoT projects

The internet of things (IoT) offers many more opportunities than merely improving efficiency and reducing costs. With increasing automation and networking, for example, the industry is able to produce even small quantities at low cost and manufacture products according to individual customer requirements.

By Morne Bekker 1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference
Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference.

Issued by Topco Media 3 days ago

Waspa updates code of conduct
Waspa updates code of conduct

The Wireless Application Service Provider of South Africa (Waspa), has updated its code of conduct to be in line with Icasa regulations on premium services.

22 Jul 2017

First supported Linux for SAP HANA on Google Cloud
First supported Linux for SAP HANA on Google Cloud

With the addition of Google Cloud Platform, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is now available on three major public cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

21 Jul 2017