ICT Trends 2017

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How seriously should you take digitalisation?

Today's business environment is constantly being disrupted by new market entrants using innovative technology...

By Rick Parry 1 day ago

Hack your way to productivity in 2017

Technology surrounds us. It pervades nearly every tangible object used in our day-to-day lives. We have smartphones, smart TVs, smart offices and smart homes...

By Damian Michael 1 day ago

Bill takes aim at porn and cyberbullying

The government is clamping down on the online distribution of malicious content without the consent of the person involved...

By Thabiso Mochiko 1 day ago

China to develop prototype super, supercomputer in 2017

China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said Tuesday, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine...

2 days ago

Could 2017 be the year of data literacy?

Over the past twelve months we've seen an explosion of data, an increase in processing it and a move towards information activism...

By Dan Sommer 2 days ago

'Spectrum revolution is the end of scarcity'

Speaking at the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) annual conference in Hawaii yesterday, Kalpak Gude, president of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance...

2 days ago

HP Enterprise buys US software startup for $650m

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash...

2 days ago

How Microsoft's HoloLens is bringing AR to the forefront of industry

Earlier this year, tech juggernaut Microsoft began shipping the developer's version of its HoloLens AR headset. A device that has been in development for years...

By Etienne de Villiers 3 days ago

Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist

Five semi-finalists have been chosen to progress to the next phase of Mozilla's $250,000 Equal Rating Innovation Challenge...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Five ways tech can enhance government services

Latest-generation enterprise technologies have the potential to improve financial and operational management within public sector entities...

By John Mokiti and Gavin Holme 3 days ago

Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus

Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire...

3 days ago

Vodacom launches free Facebook Flex service

Vodacom has announced the launch of Facebook Flex, a new product that gives customers on the Vodacom network an opportunity to connect...

17 Jan 2017

Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017

Despite a challenging 2016, there are certain sectors that are ripe with opportunity for astute entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2017...

17 Jan 2017

Genesys forum addresses the laws of innovation

In an era of innovation, everyone has an opportunity to disrupt the market, but few will succeed. This is according to Henning du Preez...

17 Jan 2017

What's worrying businesses most in 2017?

Companies increasingly fear the unpredictable business environment, where markets are volatile and political perils are on the rise...

16 Jan 2017

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

16 Jan 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

16 Jan 2017

Microsoft acquires AI startup Maluuba

Microsoft announced on Friday a deal to buy Maluuba, a Montreal startup focused on making machines able to think the way people do...

16 Jan 2017

Nintendo reboots with new Switch game console

Nintendo on Friday unveiled its new Switch game console, which works both at home and on-the-go, as it looks to offset disappointing Wii U sales...

16 Jan 2017

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