Skype for Business introduces a virtual personal assistant
Skype for Business introduces a virtual personal assistant

Intervate has announced the release of ROBIT: locally-developed virtual personal assistant (VPA), enabling organisations to extract more value from Microsoft's Skype for Business.

Kenyan startup selected for TechStars accelerator programme
Kenyan startup selected for TechStars accelerator programme

US accelerator TechStars believes Kenya's Bamba Group could be the next AirBnB or Dropbox within the next five years. The experts will put Bamba through intensive training in Austin, Texas, and give them a cash investment to fast-track their growth.

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Adapt IT targets Africa expansion

Technology firm Adapt IT is targeting further expansion in the rest of Africa to increase the share of turnover from outside SA. The group, which released strong results for the six months to end December, has posted consistent growth in the past five years, helped by existing businesses and acquisitions that have widened its geographic footprint.

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Mozilla to kill Firefox smartphone operating system

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.

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App performance gap hurts business - survey

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.

Simplifyd software for small businesses arrives in South Africa
Simplifyd software for small businesses arrives in South Africa

Simplifyd business software, built for freelancers, small teams and everyone in between, has officially launched in South Africa, allowing small teams and entrepreneurs to invoice faster, get paid quicker and build better relationships with their clients.