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.

16 hours ago

IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017
IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017

IT spending in South Africa is forecast to increase by 2.4% from 2016 to reach R266bn in 2017, a 2.4 per cent increase from 2016, according to Gartner. Software is predicted to be the best-performing segment, with a 13.2% increase year on year (see Table 1).

18 hours ago

Hisense SA bumps up local product offering
Hisense SA bumps up local product offering

Hisense South Africa revealed an array of new products at an event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last week. Among them are a range of kitchen appliances - available for the first time locally - and two new 4K Ultra LED (ULED) TVs.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

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.

1 day ago

GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#GirlCodeHack secures corporate sponsors

GirlCode has announced the corporate sponsors for its #GirlCodeHack which is taking place from 5-6 August 2017, in celebration of Women's month. They are Standard Bank, Entelect Software, Recruit Digital, MTN, Microsoft, Boxfusion, Ericsson, and Domino's pizza.

1 day ago

SingularityU South Africa Summit promotes innovation
SingularityU South Africa Summit promotes innovation

The inaugural SingularityU South Africa Summit is taking place in Johannesburg on 23-24 August 2017. SingularityU Summits have developed into a point of inspiration and connection for the local community, an opportunity to highlight breakthrough ideas and technologies and a catalyst to accelerating a local culture of innovation.

1 day ago

Digital trust: the currency of the future
Digital trust: the currency of the future

Digital trust, in a nutshell, is about the ability to protect the digital data shared across a vast digital ecosystem. And it may just become the currency of the future. Failing to safeguard it could be a costly mistake.

By Paul Williams 2 days ago

Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront
Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront

Mobile commerce (m-commerce) app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice their customers directly. Unlike business promotion on sites such as Facebook, stores and service providers on the app can promote for free, with their posts popping up on the feeds of people within a 24km radius.

2 days ago

African urbanisation must be smart and sustainable for cities to be habitable far into the future
African urbanisation must be smart and sustainable for cities to be habitable far into the future

“The World Bank's latest report on African Cities states that improving conditions for people and businesses in Africa's cities is key to growth. The report further highlights that the continent needs more affordable, connected and liveable cities. This is certainly true to meet the immediate demand felt due to rapid populous migration to city centres or urban nodes. But governments and city planners across the continent cannot afford to focus on this narrow narrative alone,” says William Johnston, regional director, WSP, Structures, Africa.

2 days ago

The six worst ransomware
The six worst ransomware

It's hard to keep track of the cybercriminal world as it seems these dark web creatures are constantly trying to outwit, outlast, and outplay each other with their destructive viruses. These are, however, currently the six worst ransomware to protect yourself against.

By Colin Thornton 2 days ago

Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The second edition of the Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards, hosted by MTN in partnership with Kagiso Media and ITWeb's Brainstorm, is open for nominations from and for eligible female professionals working in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector.

3 days ago

#StartupStory: Abe AI
#StartupStory: Abe AI

In week 10 of the Barclays Accelerator Programme, we interview Rob Guilfoyle, founder of Abe AI which designs artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the banking industry. The startup helps banks to better engage and support their customers at scale, and to significantly reduce the costs of servicing and acquiring customers through the use of chatbots.

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Are you making these WordPress blunders?
Are you making these WordPress blunders?

It is a fact that WordPress is the world's most popular content management system. More than 70 million websites run on this platform, with the number increasing on a daily basis.

By Charles Mburugu 17 Jul 2017