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4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturing
4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturing

The persistent nature of Covid-19's disruption on the manufacturing industry highlights a need, and an opportunity, to rethink business operations to be more adaptable to market dynamics.

By Robin Fisher 1 day ago

Why HR is at risk from cybertattacks
Why HR is at risk from cybertattacks

Human Resources professionals (HRs) are a common, high risk target for cyberattacks - simply because they are easily accessible...

1 day ago

Check Point discovers new Android virus that spreads via WhatsApp
Check Point discovers new Android virus that spreads via WhatsApp

Check Point Research (CPR) has recently discovered a new malicious threat on the Google Play app store which spreads itself via mobile users' WhatsApp conversations and can also send further malicious content via automated replies to incoming WhatsApp messages.

1 day ago

How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19
How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19

With more people choosing online as their preferred shopping channel, now would be the right time for the e-commerce sector to adopt telematics technology...

By Justin Manson 2 days ago

Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skills
Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skills

Absa has launched a cloud incubator initiative in collaboration with Amazon Web Services to enhance its cloud computing skills across its operations in Africa...

2 days ago

AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development exec
AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development exec

Mahlaba's in this role encompasses the AppCentrix Public Sector Go-To-Market strategy, supporting customers and partners in the government space...

3 days ago

#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBV
#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBV

Looking to help curb the number of GBV cases and assist those at risk, Thabo Nonkenge and his business partners have developed SOSS...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Telcos are preparing to secure the new wave of 5G connectivity, survey finds
Telcos are preparing to secure the new wave of 5G connectivity, survey finds

Most telcos are also taking steps to secure key aspects of their 5G networks, such as implementing security network slicing, APIs, and more...

3 days ago

Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches
Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches

The marketplace has been described as a likely Takealot competitor, with an extensive product range spanning electronics and appliances, furniture, fashion, beauty, fitness, DIY...

6 Apr 2021

Containerisation tech is vital for businesses needing to do more with less
Containerisation tech is vital for businesses needing to do more with less

At a time when economic pressures are forcing businesses to sweat their IT assets and do more with less, container technology and Kubernetes can be instrumental...

By Modeen Malick 6 Apr 2021

LG's smartphone business unit to close down
LG's smartphone business unit to close down

Following a continuing loss in the market, LG has decided to withdraw from the smartphone business...

6 Apr 2021

Key insights from the State of Tech in Africa 2021 report
Key insights from the State of Tech in Africa 2021 report

The aim of the report is to understand the innovation and investment developments seen in the ecosystem in the past 12 months...

1 Apr 2021

A practical guide to the most important aspects of PoPIA
A practical guide to the most important aspects of PoPIA

Businesses should be reviewing their use of personal information to determine if it complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (PoPIA)...

By Wendy Tembedza 1 Apr 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

By Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

National Treasury awards Vodacom with new mobile communication services contract
National Treasury awards Vodacom with new mobile communication services contract

The National Treasury has chosen to retain the services of Vodacom, awarding the company with a new mobile communication services contract...

31 Mar 2021

Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiative
Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiative

Over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories have also been upskilled through the initiative...

31 Mar 2021

How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethics
How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethics

Without sufficient skin in the game, Africa may end up being technologically colonised by big tech. Here's why Africa needs to get in on the conversation...

By Musa Kalenga & Samuel Segun 31 Mar 2021

Big Uber and Bolt competitor launching in Cape Town soon
Big Uber and Bolt competitor launching in Cape Town soon

DiDi has started its registration process for drivers in Cape Town and will begin offering ride-hailing services in the province over the next few weeks...

30 Mar 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities
Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

MTN appointed as government's new mobile communication provider
MTN appointed as government's new mobile communication provider

MTN will provide services through its new mobile communication services contract, known as RT15-2021...

30 Mar 2021

Several steps to powerful efficiency wins with hyper-automation
Several steps to powerful efficiency wins with hyper-automation

Those who can take this next step into technology-driven efficiency will be best placed to succeed in what is clearly a highly competitive global business environment...

By Collin Govender 30 Mar 2021

Traffic officers to get body cameras
Traffic officers to get body cameras

Traffic officers will be issued with body cameras to assist in gathering evidence and improving the conviction rate of traffic law violators...

30 Mar 2021

Commit to saving your storage this World Backup Day
Commit to saving your storage this World Backup Day

31 March is World Backup Day and the timing has never been more important than now to make sure that your data across all your devices is being backed up...

30 Mar 2021

5G and fibre - why we need both to drive connectivity
5G and fibre - why we need both to drive connectivity

It's no surprise that many people have the misconception that 5G will ultimately replace fibre, when in fact 5G without fibre would not exist...

By Steve Briggs 30 Mar 2021

Remote-management delivers uninterrupted IT services within budgetary restrictions
Remote-management delivers uninterrupted IT services within budgetary restrictions

Managed services, in particular remotely delivered managed services, may be the ideal solution to multiple challenges business operators face...

By Chris de Bruyn 30 Mar 2021

ChatFin relaunches WhatsApp car licence renewal service in Western Cape
ChatFin relaunches WhatsApp car licence renewal service in Western Cape

ChatFin has recently relaunched its ChatBack vehicle licence renewal platform in the Western Cape, enabling motorists to renew their licences via WhatsApp...

26 Mar 2021

Countdown for compliance with PoPIA
Countdown for compliance with PoPIA

With less than 100 days for public and private bodies to be compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA)...

25 Mar 2021

AI in Africa: The top 5 in-demand technologies at the moment
AI in Africa: The top 5 in-demand technologies at the moment

The top five technology categories in-demand in the next two years in Africa include...

By Nick Bradshaw 25 Mar 2021

The unfortunate cybersecurity risks quantum computers pose to SA businesses
The unfortunate cybersecurity risks quantum computers pose to SA businesses

Technologies such as quantum computers can create an opportunity for cybercriminals to execute even more catastrophic cyberattacks...

By Riaan de Villiers 25 Mar 2021

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E-commerce to account for half of global retail growth by 2025

By 2025, e-commerce will expand by an additional $1.4tn, and account for half the growth in the global retail sector...

25 Mar 2021



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