Microsoft gives thumbs-up to South African company through OEM certification
Microsoft gives thumbs-up to South African company through OEM certification

Microsoft has recently awarded Turrito Networks, a MICROmega group company, OEM partner status, for its locally designed CloudGate desktop computing device.

Issued by CloudGate 1 hour ago

Embracing DevOps and its collaborative business benefits
Embracing DevOps and its collaborative business benefits

There is an emerging trend towards Information Technology (IT) agility which is gaining impetus as the market demands flexibility and customised products and services.

2 hours ago

Your 10-step critical infrastructure operational security assessment
Your 10-step critical infrastructure operational security assessment

Almost 80% of industrial security incidents in critical infrastructure organisations are caused by unintentional internal issues such as software misconfigurations from human error and malfunctioning network protocols, according to cybersecurity solutions provider Fortinet.

4 hours ago

Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport
Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport

The importance of improved technology to ensure that modern and reliable transport through the continent's corridors is fully and sustainably operational continues to grow, as emerging markets continue to look to transportation and improved railway infrastructure to further their growth.

4 hours ago

#YouthMonth: The creation of a connected Geekulcha
#YouthMonth: The creation of a connected Geekulcha

It was the era of mig33, Nokia 3310s and the much-loved Snake mobile game that ignited Geekulcha founder Mixo Ngoveni's love affair with technology. Started in 2013 and incubated at mLab in Pretoria, Geekulcha came about through Ngoveni's desire to create a community of like-minded tech enthusiasts for the purpose of knowledge sharing and empowerment.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 6 hours ago

SA Innovation Summit competitions call for entries
SA Innovation Summit competitions call for entries

This year, the SA Innovation Summit is again giving inventors, innovators and established companies the opportunity to enter their prototype or product into the Inventors Garage and/or SA Innovation Legends Pitching Den competitions. This year also introduces the Match and Invest platform where entrepreneurs can pitch to investors directly in order to secure funding for their growing business.

7 hours ago

SA students reign supreme at International Supercomputing Conference
SA students reign supreme at International Supercomputing Conference

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) has taken the top prize in the international Student Cluster Competition held at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Germany this week.

3 days ago

MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost
MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost

Just two years after acquiring a controlling stake in the company, MTN South Africa has announced it will dispose of its 50,02% stake in Afrihost to the internet service provider's management team.

3 days ago

Crypto-ransomware approaches epidemic status
Crypto-ransomware approaches epidemic status

The number of users attacked with encryption ransomware is soaring, with 718,536 users hit between April 2015 and March 2016: an increase of 5.5 times compared to the same period in 2014-2015. The irreversible consequences of this kind of malware infection, along with the high value data that is being encrypted by ransomware tempts victims to pay for decryption, which in turn draws more cybercriminals into the business.

3 days ago

The connected business society
The connected business society

In today's more digital world, businesses have started to focus less on the amount of data consumed and more on just having fast and reliable connectivity.

By Brian Timperley 3 days ago

Roll out of e-records to benefit public health patients
Roll out of e-records to benefit public health patients

Now healthcare workers in Johannesburg can use technology to improve service delivery, reduce clinic waiting times, improve patient record keeping and ultimately improve patient well-being.

3 days ago

BlackBerry sales fall, losses pile up
BlackBerry sales fall, losses pile up

Blackberry continued bleeding red in the three months ending 31 May, extending a two-year losing streak as the Canadian smartphone maker restructures, according to quarterly financials filed on Thursday.

3 days ago

First KZN Techno Hub to be introduced at innovation day
First KZN Techno Hub to be introduced at innovation day

The Port Shepstone Techno Hub, currently in the construction phase, will be hosting an Innovation Day on 30 June 2016 to introduce the science and technology park to interested stakeholders, the media and invited members of the community.

3 days ago