Wyzetalk recognised at Africa Tech Week Awards

Wyzetalk, an employee engagement company that has built its own patented mobile, USSD and app technology solution, enabling businesses to connect and communicate effectively and efficiently with their workforces including non-desk workers, has been named Best Digital Company at this year's Africa...

3 days ago

Huge Group to merge with Otel

Huge Group is merging independent telco company Otel with its networks business, Huge Networks (the Transactions). Huge Networks is a subsidiary company of the JSE-listed Huge Group (JSE: HUG) and a data service provider and communications company. Otel is a nationwide provider of Voice over...

18 Mar 2019

Vox enhances IoT offering with Activate partnership

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has entered into a strategic partnership with the Activate Group to expand its Internet of Things (IoT) product offering. "As an organisation, we have been making significant investments in the IoT sector given its potential in the connected...

13 Mar 2019

Quicket.io relaunches PassWallet

Following the recent acquisition of the mobile wallet app PassWallet, Software-as-a-Service company Quicket.io relaunched the mobile app. The Munich-based startup has taken an important step towards opening up a new channel of distribution for ancillary air travel services, lifting the existing...

13 Mar 2019

Black Beard CEO wins Africa Tech CEO of the Year Award
Black Beard CEO wins Africa Tech CEO of the Year Award

Wayne Zwiers, CEO and co-founder of Black Beard, a South African tech solutions builder, was named Africa Tech CEO of the Year Award at the recent Africa Tech Week Awards. "We are absolutely thrilled to receive this award. Black Beard was up against some incredible competition and we were...

11 Mar 2019

Adlink partners with Google Cloud

Adlink Technology, a global provider of edge computing solutions, has partnered with Google Cloud to integrate Adlink's hardware and software solutions with Google Cloud IoT offerings, providing customers with an easy path to added business value by harnessing and analyzing critical operational...

11 Mar 2019

Microsoft opens data centres in Africa

Microsoft announced the opening of its first data centres in Africa, with the general availability of Azure from the new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. This makes Microsoft one of the first global providers to deliver cloud services from data centres on the continent,...

8 Mar 2019

LanDynamix enhances partnership with Allem Brothers

The long-standing partnership between Allem Brothers and Lan Dynamix will soon reach its latest milestone with the installation of a fibre-optic connection. Because Allem Brothers is located in Viljoenskroon in the Northern Free State, poor and unreliable connectivity poses an increasingly serious...

8 Mar 2019

Etisalat UAE selects Ericsson for 5G network expansion

Ericsson has been selected by Etisalat to deploy a 5G radio network in UAE. The network will become operational in Q1 2019, enabling Etisalat to continue the expansion of the 5G Network in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and position UAE at the forefront of 5G network deployment globally. The deal...

1 Mar 2019

HyperionDev launches on-site IT training to build SA's future workforce

HyperionDev, an IT training company founded by Riaz Moola in 2012 added two on-site IT training bootcamps to its existing developer training offering. Aligned to industry's needs, the Web Developer and Software Engineering are structured to allow candidates to start coding as soon as possible with...

22 Feb 2019

Dynamic Technologies and DotModus join forces

Dynamic Technologies, a software and technology group, has announced it has acquired a 51% shareholding in DotModus, a solutions-oriented data analytics specialist integration company, with a track record in machine learning and infrastructure. "The acquisition by Dynamic Technologies will help us...

21 Feb 2019

ActiveOps partners with IQbusiness

ActiveOps, a provider of digital operations management solutions, has announced a formal partnership with IQbusiness, a South African management consulting firm. The partnership combines a portfolio of multi-disciplinary consulting and digital transformation services from IQbusiness with Workware...

20 Feb 2019

Copperman Consulting joins Decision Inc. brand identity

Copperman Consulting, the UK-based Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) specialists, will be integrated into the Decision Inc. brand as part of its global drive to provide innovative intelligence solutions to support clients across all aspects of the information value chain. This follows the...

12 Feb 2019

Airbus releases statement on cyber incident

Airbus SE detected a cyber incident on Airbus "Commercial Aircraft business" information systems, which resulted in unauthorised access to data. There is no impact on Airbus' commercial operations. This incident is being thoroughly investigated by Airbus' experts who have taken immediate and...

31 Jan 2019

Braintree signs up M2TD to extend customer footprint

Braintree, the consulting and integration division of Vox has extended its Microsoft customer footprint, signing up data consulting specialist, M2TD to deliver Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (formerly Dynamics CRM). "The addition of M2TD to our client portfolio is a demonstration of...

25 Jan 2019

Apple shows off its privacy policies at 2019 CES

The Independent reports that Apple has used the 2019 International CES in Las Vegas as an opportune time to belittle its competitors' privacy policies. Though it does not attend CES, Apple made its presence known through a billboard that reads "What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone." ...

8 Jan 2019

Juniper Research presents Top 10 Tech Trends 2019 webinar

There's still time to join Juniper Research, on 29 November at 2PM GMT, to hear their top 10 technology predictions for 2019. The one hour webinar will reveal which trends will be prevalent and explains how these will impact the market and the key players within it. This will be a fast-paced...

22 Nov 2018

Digital Retail Forum 2019 to focus on emerging technologies

The Digital Retail Forum 2019 (DRF2019) will focus on how emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, drones, digital payment solutions, new e-commerce models, and mobility are disrupting the retail sector. The event is themed 'harnessing digital technology for next-level...

8 Nov 2018

Afrozaar to liven logos with AR

Afrozaar is set to introduce the South African market to LogoScan, an augmented reality (AR+) enabled app. The app allows users to experience digital content in AR by holding up their smartphones to activated logos and scan. The logos will be preloaded on its server that, when matched with a live...

25 Oct 2018

R2K calls for Competitions Commission to step in on high data costs

The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) has called on the Competitions Commission of South Africa to mediate on high data costs in South Africa. R2K called for the mediation at a data services market inquiry at the Competition Commission on 17 October 2018. The non-profit organisation made a number of...

17 Oct 2018

ICASA publishes a Discussion Document for public comment

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has published a Discussion Document to solicit written submissions in respect of its role and responsibilities in the regulation of cybersecurity. This is perpetuated by the proliferation of internet interconnections and increased data...

9 Oct 2018

Oracle appoints new VP for sub-Saharan Africa

Oracle has appointed of Andrew Sordam as vice president for sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect. Andrew Sordam takes over from Cherian Varghese who has been named as the regional managing director and vice president for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and South Asian Growing...

5 Oct 2018

Mugg & Bean implements new payment method for customers

Restaurant company Mugg & Bean has made Samsung Pay available as a payment option at its sit down and on-the-go restaurants across the country. Customers of Mugg & Bean that are also users of the recently unveiled Samsung Pay application may now pay their bill using a compatible Samsung Galaxy...

1 Oct 2018

Peugeot SA launches mobile app

Peugeot South Africa has launched a mobile app designed to enhance customer experience and engagement. The mobile app, called 'MYPEUGEOT', allows Peugeot owners to extend their driving experience and all related connected services within the app accessible anywhere, anytime, to make the most of...

27 Aug 2018

Allens wins 2018 Website of the Year award

Catering equipment supplier and furniture hire company Allens has won the 2018 Website of the Year award at the Hire Awards of Excellence for its e-commerce platform. Allens' e-commerce platform was developed by Bluegrass Digital, a technology company that is a digital partner of Allens for more...

15 Aug 2018

Firefox is rebranding and it wants your opinion

TechCrunch editor Greg Kumparak reports that Firefox will be getting new logos for its various offerings. Mozilla has reportedly shared a few work-in-progress potential logos and has asked for feedback on them. However, Mozilla is not crowdsourcing the answer, but simply asking for user's...

31 Jul 2018

Aerobotics plans global expansion following $2m in funding

Cape Town-based aerial data analytics startup Aerobotics has collected $2m in funding following its Series A funding round. Aerobotics uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to process satellite and drone imagery and deliver insights to farmers. Some of its investors include the...

26 Jul 2018

Google CEO reveals Google Translate's money-making potential

Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently revealed during Google's second-quarter earnings conference call that Google Translate has the potential to create massive revenue via ads. The CEO revealed this by explaining that there is a high amount of people likely using the translation app when they are...

24 Jul 2018

BBM, Planet Sport Publishing adds PlanetF1 to Discover menu

BBM Messenger and Planet Sport Publishing have furthered its partnership by adding PlanetF1 to the BBM Discover menu. PlanetF1 allows motorsport fans to follow live grand prix action every race weekend and fans in more than 100 countries can browse races by date, check on grid positions, get...

23 Jul 2018

I-Life Digital Technology enters South Africa's electronics market

I-Life Digital Technology has signed with the JD Group to enter South Africa's electronics market. The company's first sale takes place 30 June 2018 at Incredible Connection and HiFi Corp stores. At the sale, I-Life Digital Technology will launch two of its selling products from its flagship...

18 Jul 2018

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