The mobile payment space is an exciting one right now; and with on-demand services like UBER and Netflix gaining constant popularity the demand for online payment services is set to soar. The overriding concern however is security.
By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Feb 2016 08:20
The telecoms industry is currently one of the leading growth sectors in the global economy for a number of different reasons, including the emergence of telecommunications as one of the most important components of business, social, cultural and political activity.
By Eckart Zollner 8 Feb 2016 07:57
The average Western Cape resident spends more than 20% of their monthly income on connectivity. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, released comprehensive new research on the internet habits of the province's residents.
5 Feb 2016 12:34
The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday.
5 Feb 2016 12:02
When cellular services first hit the South African market 21 years ago, it was all about chasing new connections. The race was on to sign up as many subscribers as possible. Today, that race is run and the telecommunications industry, if it wants a future, has to look at innovating its brands as never before. What could that look like on the mobile landscape?
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 5 Feb 2016 10:58
Urged by unreliable public transport and a desperate need to get to class on time, Devin de Vries and Chris King started an innovative company that connects and allows public transport users, operators and cities, through real-time information, to effectively manage their transport. We had a chat with Devin de Vries, co-founder of WhereIsMyTransport about the story, creativity and people behind the company that seeks to solve one of South Africa's greatest sources of frustration - public transport.
By Cari Van Wyk 5 Feb 2016 10:25
The current market in consumer smart glasses is 15 months behind previous expectations, thanks to the withdrawal of Google Glass in 2015, but a new study by Juniper Research shows that over 12 million consumer smart glasses will ship in 2020, with the majority of growth occurring after 2017. This is compared to less than a million devices shipped in 2016, from a variety of vendors.
5 Feb 2016 09:49
The Riverbed Global Application Performance Survey 2015 has revealed a major performance gap between the needs of business and IT's current ability to deliver.
5 Feb 2016 09:40
Venture capital technology fund Grotech plans to raise between R50m and R200m by the end of this month, using the proceeds to invest in disruptive digital technology companies. Grotech is registered as a section 12J "venture capital company", a structure created to offer investors a tax break.
By Phakamisa Ndzamela 5 Feb 2016 08:29
All is quiet in the library. As sleepy hours of research linger on, suddenly, out of nowhere, a rabid librarian appears. With a blood curdling scream, wielding a large dictionary, she bears down on you like a speeding bullet. In the moments that follow you try to beat a retreat but not before she lands a blow to your forehead. Your final moments of consciousness are spent trying to make sense of her hysteria around some spelling error.
By John Stebbing 4 Feb 2016 13:42
Gartner's Aspiring Innovators Programme will once again take place at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2016, taking place in Cape Town from 26-28 September 2016.
4 Feb 2016 12:15