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...

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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

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

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

Astrum opens in CT

Astrum has opened a branch in Cape Town. The branch will offer a wide range of products. The opening forms part of a larger effort to expand the Astrum footprint in South Africa.

13 Dec 2017

Nokia, Vodacom sign MoU

Nokia and Vodacom have entered a memorandum of understanding on the trial use of Nokia's 5G technology. The MoU is intended to accelerate the launch of the new technology and enable Vodacom to drive digitalisation in South Africa. Nokia's 5G portfolio allows operators to provide ultra-fast...

8 Nov 2017

Orange Business Services, BlueTide Communications join forces

Orange Business Services and BlueTide Communications have entered a maritime communications collaboration. Orange's global satellite network combined with BlueTide's maritime solutions are set to provide navigation, cybersecurity, voice and video, corporate applications, and asset management for...

2 Nov 2017

Darryl Marcus to lead Pypestream's SA office

Darryl Marcus will be heading US startup Pypestream's newly opened South African office as the GM Southern Africa. Pypestream was co-founded by South African expat Richard Smullen and is a private enterprise mobile messaging platform that influences intelligent automation and chat-bot...

2 May 2017

Samsung collects 120 awards at the CES

Samsung Electronics received more than 120 awards at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The electronic manufacturer received the awards for its home entertainment, home appliance and mobile products and was recognised for its innovation. Amongst its 120 awards, Samsung received 34...

26 Jan 2017

Altron joins Nokia in channel partnership agreement

Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) has been made a part of the Nokia global partner programme after it entered into a channel partnership agreement with Nokia. Altron is to market, distribute and service Nokia's network solutions portfolio to enterprise and public sector customers as a...

23 Jan 2017

Ericsson, Cisco combine technologies to introduce EWN

Ericsson and Cisco have expanded their strategic partnership with the introduction of Evolved Wifi Networks (EWN), a new wifi offering. This new offering is the result of a combination of Ericsson's 3GPP access, core networks and applications with Cisco's wifi portfolio. Ericsson's services...

9 Jan 2017

Kale Logistics named Technology Provider of the Year for CODEX

IT solution provider in the logistics and airport sectors, Kale Logistics was named the Technology Provider of the Year 2016 at the Samudra Manthan Awards. The awards are held by Bhandarkar Shipping News. Kale received the award for its digital platform, CODEX which is India's first container...

20 Dec 2016

Tritech Media acquires holding in Kinektek

Technology innovator, Tritech Media has acquired of a 44% holding in commerce and payments technology provider, Kinektek by its subsidiary the payments technology company, Crossgate Technologies. The rest of the Kinektek shares will be held by the founders of the company while William Kirsh, whose...

25 Nov 2016

Samsungs wins 35 CES Innovation Awards

Samsung has received a total of 35 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 Innovation Awards. Recipients of the awards are deliberated by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and are judged by a well-known panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade...

22 Nov 2016

LG receives 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards

LG Electronics received 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards acknowledging its innovative efforts in a range of its products. The full list of LG's 2017 CES Innovation Award winners will be announced at a press conference to be held in Las Vegas early in the new year. The awards are sponsored by the...

11 Nov 2016

Altron wins excellence

Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) has been announced as the winners of the 2016 Minister of Science and Technology's top award for excellence for large enterprises at this year's Technology Top 100 Business Innovation Awards (TT100). The TT100 awards, held annually by the Da Vinci...

2 Nov 2016

SAP receives Global Gender Equality certification

SAP has announced that it is the first multinational technology company to be awarded the worldwide Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) certificate, recognising its global commitments and actions in achieving and sustaining gender diversity and equality in the workplace.

13 Sep 2016

MakeMeMobile recognised at 2016 Honeywell META Partner Conference

MakeMeMobile was recognised for their excellence at the recent Honeywell Sensing and Productivity Solutions' three-day Middle East Turkey and Africa (META) partner conference in Bangkok. The enterprise mobility computing and AutoID solutions company was awarded 'Biggest Workflow Solutions Vocollect...

5 Aug 2016

Microsoft leadership shake-up as veteran exec departs

Microsoft on Thursday announced a shake-up in its top ranks, including the departure of longtime chief operating officer Kevin Turner for a new job. Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said that five executives will divide the duties held by Turner, who played a pivotal role over the past decade...

8 Jul 2016

African capability gets recognition in small satellite world market

A South African small satellite component manufacturer just improved its standing and export capabilities to world markets in a pact signed with a USA counterpart. Newspace Systems from Cape Town, South Africa signed up with Oakman Aerospace Inc. from Colorado, USA at the 4S Symposium for small...

14 Jun 2016

Lenovo to host second annual Tech World

Lenovo has announced that #LenovoTechWorld, the company's strategic technology conference, will be in San Francisco on 9 June 2016. The second annual conference brings together some of the industry's top leaders along with Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing for the keynote address where they'll...

12 May 2016

Honda selects IBM Watson's IoT technology for use in Formula One

IBM has announced that Honda R&D is monitoring and analysing data from more than 160 sensors in Formula One (F1) cars using IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Now, drivers and crews can apply data and analytics in real-time to help streamline performance and improve fuel efficiency,...

18 Mar 2016

First for Africa launches

Phoenix Distribution and First Distribution, both specialist distribution companies within the Epsidon Technology Holdings Group, have joined forces to form a new pan-African distributor, First for Africa. First Distribution is a distributor of Tier 1 data centre brands with deep skills in...

18 Mar 2016

BEE empowers management control of Rocketseed South Africa

The management team of email media pioneer Rocketseed South Africa has acquired a majority stake in the company, John Cooper, the chairman of London-based Rocketseed Group, has announced. Rocketseed was started by South African entrepreneurs and was subsequently bought by Cooper who saw enormous...

17 Mar 2016

World first mobile biometrics console to be unveiled

Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS), the world's first mobile biometrics console, is to be unveiled for the first time at the connectID 2016 conference and expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington this week. BIMS enables biometric identification across a range of...

15 Mar 2016

Arrow Electronics tops Fortune's Most Admired Companies list

Arrow Electronics has been named to Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the 16th consecutive year. Arrow Altech again topped the list in the "Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment" category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts. Fortune's...

3 Mar 2016

Orange and Google partner to increase mobile internet access

Orange and Google have partnered to increase access to mobile internet services in Africa and Middle East. The partnership aims to bring the strength of Orange's mobile network and mobile expertise with Google's mobile applications to offer customers an all-inclusive digital communication package....

22 Feb 2016

TruTeq opens offices in Australia

Mobile network technology company, the TruTeq Group, has expanded globally and opened its international headquarters in Brisbane, Australia. TruTeq's services include Value Added Services (VAS), securing mobile banking transactions through Valiport software and enabling billing through its...

16 Feb 2016

Google Play Music available on Samsung devices

South African users of Samsung Android phones will have access to Google Play Music which provides an array of local and international music. Google Play Music lets users create an ad-free, interactive radio station as well as add, remove or re-order a station and see what song is coming next.

19 Jan 2016

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