Early bird registrations open for Agile Africa 2017
Early bird registrations open for Agile Africa 2017

The Agile Africa 2017 conference will take place from 21-22 August 2017, bringing a diversity of local and international speakers, offering delegates opportunities to interact with and learn from people in a variety of environments.

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Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s
Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

SEOUL, South Korea: The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung will next week start reselling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices after a humiliating recall over exploding batteries last year, news reports said earier this week.

3 hours ago

New Vodacom narrowband IoT lab in Midrand
New Vodacom narrowband IoT lab in Midrand

NEWSWATCH: At its new narrowband internet of things (NB-IoT) lab at Vodaworld in Midrand, Vodacom aims to incubate and commercialise machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT systems using narrowband networking.

21 hours ago

Blue Label to acquire 3G Mobile for R1.9bn
Blue Label to acquire 3G Mobile for R1.9bn

Blue Label Telecoms and The Prepaid Company (TPC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Label, have concluded an agreement with 3G Mobile and its shareholders to acquire 100% of 3G Mobile's issued share capital for R1.9bn.

23 hours ago

The internet of everything water
The internet of everything water

Imagine a world where your spice cabinet reminds you to buy salt, or your cell phone sends a text message about the amount of water left in your water tank. These are the wonders of the internet of things (IoT).

By Ihuoma Atanga 1 day ago

Seedstars World wildcard winners
Seedstars World wildcard winners

In addition to the winners of the satellite events in Western Cape and Gauteng, Seedstars World has chosen three wildcard applications to advance straight to the final and pitch at the Standard Bank Auditorium for the title of the most promising startup in South Africa 2017.

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Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards
Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017.

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

Data Sight addresses need for emerging market data, analysis
Data Sight addresses need for emerging market data, analysis

Innovation house RubiBlue has launched a new company called Data Sight in an aim to address the need for emerging market data and its analysis as brands, corporations, and startups look to enter Africa and connect with the 1.1 billion people on the continent who will account for one-fifth of the world's population by 2025.

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#StartupStory: KapitalWise
#StartupStory: KapitalWise

KapitalWise uses predictive analytics to analyse your accounts and move extra cash towards your investment goals. In a nutshell, it delivers a digital banking experience which automates savings and investing. We hear from Lynn Chen (COO) about their mission and what they hope to gain from the Barclays Accelerator Programme.

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

Why hoteliers need to do their homework before selecting a hotel management system
Why hoteliers need to do their homework before selecting a hotel management system

Juggling profitability, performance and customer relations can be complicated and time-consuming. Luckily, for hoteliers, hospitality technology isn't lagging behind the fast paced advance of information technology, as they rely on innovative hotel management software to make this work simple and efficient.

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Gareth Hawkey
#YouthMonth: How the software industry can help combat youth unemployment

Gareth Hawkey is the CEO of redPanda Software and his drive as the head of the company is to bridge the disconnect between business and IT and change the landscape of custom software development in South Africa. We chat to him to get some insight on the role the software industry can play in combating youth unemployment in South Africa.

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

BitCo expands its national fibre network offering
BitCo expands its national fibre network offering

BitCo, a tier one provider of innovative internet, voice and connectivity solutions, has increased its national coverage. This will revolutionise the way more South African businesses, especially SMEs and large multi-branch corporates, connect with their consumers, by providing them with access to superior fibre connections in more locations than ever before.

Issued by BitCo 2 days ago