Seedstars Cape Town winners advance to grand finale
Seedstars Cape Town winners advance to grand finale

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, brought its first pre-selection round to a successful close during Seedstars Cape Town. The event took place on Friday at Workshop 17 where 10 selected startups were invited to present their ideas in front of the jury panel.

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Meet the 10 startups that will pitch at Seedstars Cape Town
Meet the 10 startups that will pitch at Seedstars Cape Town

Global seed-stage startup competition Seedstars World has announced the 10 startups that will pitch at its pre-selection event in Cape Town today, with the top three startups to head the the national final in Johannesburg.

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Digitisation - adapt or die
Digitisation - adapt or die

Without doubt, today's ever-quickening cycle of change is unprecedented. Change today is faster, more erratic, more elemental than ever before. A collision of technological, competitive and cultural pressures is forming a vortex of what we have begun to call the 'information age'.

26 May 2016

Document management trends: Cloud and mobility key drivers
Document management trends: Cloud and mobility key drivers

Document management is one of those traditional areas of business that seems to remain the same, year in and year out. However, this is not, in fact, the case. It is actually a vibrant and changing arena and is one that warrants a closer look. As with all components of the technology industry, it is impacted by other macro-trends, and it is worth considering the role these trends play in the evolution of the document management space.

By Ronnie Oeschger, Issued by Communikay 25 May 2016

#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive
#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive

SanDisk Corporation has launched the next-generation iXpand Flash Drive, a mobile storage device designed to help users quickly and easily free up space on their iPhone and iPad with up to 128GB of additional capacity.

25 May 2016

Building smarter, better malls
Building smarter, better malls

Since The Mall of Africa, South Africa's biggest single-phase shopping mall development, opened its doors on 28 April, it has dominated social media chat lately, as much for its promise as its problems. Is it the mall built for the future like some say? My colleagues who have been brave enough to venture forth tell me that it is well-designed, but otherwise unremarkable from an innovation perspective.

By Lee Naik 25 May 2016

Smart technologies delivering benefits to business
Smart technologies delivering benefits to business

New Avanade research shows that the majority of business leaders are already investing in, and benefiting from, the increased use of smart technologies in the workplace.

25 May 2016

Jesse Hemson-Struthers, CEO: Niveus Ventures
Translating ideas into successful businesses

Most businesses don't survive past the start-up phase despite great ideas. The downfall normally comes in turning ideas into viable businesses. So Niveus Investments has launched Niveus Ventures to fund emerging entrepreneurs in Africa's technology space.

24 May 2016

Translating augmented reality into business reality
Translating augmented reality into business reality

Over the past several years, augmented reality (AR) has been steadily making its way from a niche technology reserved for gamers and geeks to a mainstream marketing tool.

By Jason Ried 24 May 2016

Industry 4.0 drives the need for smart digital enterprises
Industry 4.0 drives the need for smart digital enterprises

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will affect the very essence of our human existence, including how businesses operate and how customers interact with businesses. This revolution, also called Industry 4.0, is used to define a number of contemporary automation, data exchange and manufacturing technologies which draw together smart technology such as cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Services (IoS).

By Paul Fick 24 May 2016

E-health startup wins $64k at #Hack.Jozi Challenge
E-health startup wins $64k at #Hack.Jozi Challenge

Tech-enabled medical service Technovera walked away with R1m ($64,000) in prize money after winning the 2016 #Hack.Jozi Challenge, aimed at identifying digital solutions to problems in Johannesburg.

By Tom Jackson 23 May 2016

Digital disruption requires a leap of faith into the cloud
Digital disruption requires a leap of faith into the cloud

Many large organisations are constrained with vast and complex IT systems, steadily built up over the years, that now threaten to drown the company as it desperately tries to compete with more agile disruptors.

By Collin Govender 23 May 2016

MTN SA to invest R12bn in network
MTN SA to invest R12bn in network

MTN SA will spend R12bn this year to ramp up its network to improve and expand coverage. The company also plans to open its network to other companies, but did not name them.

By Thabiso Mochiko 23 May 2016