Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool
Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are on a mission to recruit the next generation of world-class electronics and software engineering talent, with a code-breaking challenge found in the virtual band's app. The challenge is open globally - including South Africa.

20 hours ago

Image courtesy of CNN
Zuckerberg on Facebook's new mission statement

CNN's Laurie Segall interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an exclusive broadcast interview - his first in nearly five years. The interview took place of Facebook's Community Summit in Chicago where the company announced a new mission statement: “To give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.”

22 hours ago

Constitution Hill comes of age with launch of innovative virtual guide
Constitution Hill comes of age with launch of innovative virtual guide

With the launch of an innovative app, one of South Africa's most popular and important heritage sites have become even more accessible. Visitors can now tour this sprawling precinct with a virtual guide, the Constitution Hill Guide.

22 hours ago

Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience
Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience

Online spend is forecasted to grow to over R53bn by 2018 according to the PayPal and Ipsos third annual cross-border commerce report. Their research states that 58% of adults in South Africa with internet access shopped online over the past 12 months, amounting to an estimated total spend of R37.1bn.

By Kerry Hope 1 day ago

Ian Summerfield
How to extend the life of IT equipment in a volatile economic environment

As a result of the current climate of economic uncertainty and a highly volatile exchange rate, many organisations are attempting to ‘sweat their assets' for as long as possible in an effort to reduce IT spend. Since the vast majority of hardware and software is produced internationally, a weak rand means that any technology purchases are a costly exercise and an expense that many businesses feel they cannot justify.

By Ian Summerfield 1 day ago

Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?
Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?

For those who are into science fiction, the term ‘machine learning' immediately conjures up images of computers taking over the world, either to send murderous terminators from the future to our present or to place us all inside the Matrix as living power batteries.

By Reshaad Sha 1 day ago

#YouthMonth: From Y to Z, how corporate travel will evolve in years to come
#YouthMonth: From Y to Z, how corporate travel will evolve in years to come

With Generation Y (millennials) heading to the driving seat in the workforce, their successor, Generation Z, has slowly started to enter the workforce as well and is expected to bring about major disruption and changes.

1 day ago

Dmitry Okorokov
Wireless technology: Evolution versus revolution

Despite the fact that the world eagerly awaits the ‘next' technology, technologies undergo such rapid and significant evolution that there is little room for a revolution in this space. Wireless technology is no different.

By Dmitry Okorokov 1 day ago

Emeka Afigbo, Facebook’s head of platform partnerships for the Middle East and Africa.
Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

CAIRO, Egypt: The Bots for Messenger Challenge was launched 15 February 2017 in 64 countries across the wider Middle East and Africa to recognise and reward developers who were able to create the most innovative new bots on Facebook Messenger.

1 day ago

Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones
Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones

Kenyans will wait longer to fly drones following a delay in issuing a gazette notice guiding the use of Aerial Unmanned Vehicles (AUVs).

1 day ago

Boris Dzhingarov
Top five overlooked cybersecurity issues

You've been doing all you can to protect your data. Hard to believe but, even cyber security experts can overlook some threats. In the news you will often hear about the most dangerous threats from cyber security experts. These may apply to your organisation but more immediately there are some vulnerabilities to be aware of.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

SMS+ has the potential to replace USSD
SMS+ has the potential to replace USSD

SMS+ is a next generation SMS (short message service) which, reportedly, has the potential to replace the two-decade-old USSD (unstructured supplementary data service).

3 days ago

Code4Change aims to reach 300,000 learners by 2020
Code4Change aims to reach 300,000 learners by 2020

In July 2017, four South Africans will attempt to set a new team record for the fastest time to complete the nine summits in South Africa. The climbers have created a crowdfunding campaign to raise R100,000 for Code4Change to bring coding to three schools in Gauteng and impact 350 learners with a fun, basic coding course while encouraging the start of new coding clubs in these schools.

19 Jun 2017