With Microsoft set to open hyperscale data centres in South Africa next year, demand for cloud and internet services are set to soar. However, in anticipation of rapid digital transformation in the region, website security is a necessary area for investment to keep up with equally fast-emerging cyber threat challenges
Cloudbric 18 Sep 2017
Fibre provider Vumatel made headlines in local tech publications last week when it revealed plans to deliver 100Mbps fibre internet to residents of Alexandra for just R89 a month
Hadlee Simons 12 Sep 2017
Can you remember thirty-or-so years ago, to a time before mobile technology and the internet?
Anton Cabral 11 Sep 2017
Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM on Thursday, 31 August, unveiled a 4.5G network platform which it says will enable the company to provide tailor made internet-based solutions to corporate clients
Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 7 Sep 2017
Jarryd Chatz, CEO at BitCo, unpacks some of the different fixed line options - ADSL, VDSL and fibre - in terms of their benefits, disadvantages and ideal environments
Everybody loves free Wi-Fi. Nobody ever wants to see it switched off. It has proven its worth by helping citizens improve their education, enhance job skills, find employment, easily access news
Dudu Mhkwanazi 5 Sep 2017
CapaCiTi and Wesgro are in the process of concluding an investment of R200 million to train and place 2500 people in ICT jobs between 2018 and 2020
The winners of the MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards were announced late last week..
A major contributor to BitCo's success as a connectivity leader comes from the efforts they make when seeking for talent. Of course - talent retention is also just as important as acquiring it
BitCo 30 Aug 2017
The hashtag, the symbol attached to keywords to tag topics online, celebrates 10 years making social media just a bit more navigable
Facing rapid growth and evolution in Africa's megacities, radical and effective urban management is needed
The United Nations (UN) estimates that by 2050, 66% of the world's population will live in cities
Mike Cooray and Rikke Duus 24 Aug 2017
New technology promises to move us further and faster than ever before. Yet for cities facing everyday problems such as congestion, air pollution and under-capacity, the most effective solution could be
Marcin Budka, Manuel Martin Salvador 15 Aug 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system.
A recent study by the Metro Chair of Innovation at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) on the use of digital solutions in the hospitality industry, takes a look behind the scenes of the hospitality sector and offers new insights on the use of technology in the restaurant industry in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
After a successful programme in 2016, #cocreate2Accelerate returns in 2017 for another round of building relationships between high-potential young companies from the Netherlands and South Africa. This year, #cocreate2Accelerate will include a long programme based on a rigorous process aimed at matching companies from both countries within specific vertical sectors to actively collaborate in the solving of identified challenges. The short programme will accompany this process and is aimed at introducing Dutch companies to the Cape Town startup ecosystem.
Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017
Business process automation (BPA) is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, automating workflows sometimes towards points where the intervention of the human is not needed. BPA can save a lot of money and time, make it more enjoyable for the customer to shop and drastically reduce human error.
SAN FRANCISCO, US - Ordering pizza from the sofa without lifting a finger has joined the list of modern-day conveniences thanks to a hot trend in voice-commanded smart speakers. Amazon, Apple and Google are duking it out with devices designed to sit out of sight in homes, awaiting spoken commands to tend to tasks such as ordering goods, finding information, playing music, mapping routes, or reading email.