Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report
Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report

An unfortunate reality is that too many business-accelerating and digital transformation initiatives are being hindered by inadequacies in current IT systems' availability.

5 hours ago

What Wi-Fi-as-a-service means for fast food, retail sectors
What Wi-Fi-as-a-service means for fast food, retail sectors

Wi-Fi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world and all of the opportunities it holds. As the South African business IT landscape moves away from outdated 20th-century tech, an increased focus is placed on the internet of things (IoT).

10 hours ago

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Marketing in a new-age world

I have been fighting the idea of starting to write opinion pieces about all things ‘marketing' for close to two years now and I have finally given in.

By Jolene de Lange 1 day ago

Heroic touchable tech ‘Sensanetik' is helping you help the SPCA
Heroic touchable tech ‘Sensanetik' is helping you help the SPCA

A brief touch of 30 seconds is enough for people to begin to create attachment and that's exactly how Global Access intends to help the Sandton/Marlboro SPCA. Global Access is inviting you to join them on 6 May 2017 at the Central City Comics Be A Hero Day at the Sandton Commercial Village where they will be setting up their touchable tech, ‘Sensanetik'. Here you will find out how you can be a hero!

Issued by Global Access 1 day ago

Cable system to link Africa and the Americas
Cable system to link Africa and the Americas

Angola Cables has completed the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), as well as started cable loading on the Angolan side of SACS. When completed, SACS will interconnect with the Monet cable system — connecting the United States and Brazil — and WACS, the West Africa Cable System.

1 day ago

'Personal flying machine' maker plans deliveries this year
'Personal flying machine' maker plans deliveries this year

A Silicon Valley "flying car" startup, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video of its Kitty Hawk prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a "personal flying machine" this year.

1 day ago

Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs
Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs

HARGEISA, Somaliland: Innovate Ventures is re-running its successful tech startup accelerator for Somali startups, The Innovate Accelerator, to support and invest in the next wave of tech startups in Somaliland and Somalia.

1 day ago

You can now enter sporting events through Computicket
You can now enter sporting events through Computicket

Computicket has acquired the startup business, Entry Ninja - an online entry portal used to facilitate entries for South African sporting events, to give the company access to a previously unserved market segment.

2 days ago

Yowzit app allows public to rate government services
Yowzit app allows public to rate government services

Yowzit believes that technology can lead to a better outcome for society by providing alternative ways for people to communicate, come together, organise and act.

2 days ago

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'
‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

What a difference a century makes. If we stepped back in time to a hundred years ago we'd find a primitive China; a Middle East that had yet to discover the riches of oil and most of Southeast Asia consisted of countries that were barely distinguishable from medieval societies. It was an entirely different world.

By Brett Parker 2 days ago

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How SA's 'junk' status impacts your startup

April began with ratings agencies Standard and Poor's (S&P) and Fitch downgrading South Africa's sovereign credit rating to “junk” status, meaning both existing and new funds borrowed by South Africa will become more expensive. But what impact will this have on the country's startups?

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa
MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa

MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa. LTE LAA is an evolution of the LTE-Unlicensed mobile technology, which enables LTE to utilise unlicensed spectrum to significantly enhance network capacity.

2 days ago

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon
Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon after 94 days of network shutdown.

3 days ago