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Call for applicants for Digital Health Cape Town's accelerator programme

Designed to foster local ehealth innovation, Digital Health Cape Town (DHCT) has opened applications for its accelerator programme

22 hours ago

TRVL: Shaking up the online travel industry with Jochem Wijnands

TRVL is a peer-to-peer booking platform that gives everyone access to the travel agent world. We chat to founder and CEO Jochem Wijnands about his new startup that is set to cause a stir in the travel industry

By Cari Coetzee 1 day ago

#AfricaCom: Day three highlights

The last day of AfricaCom 2017 saw speakers and exhibitors building on the first two days of the conference, sharing knowledge, forming new partnerships, and talking about the vision for the continent of Africa

11 Nov 2017

#AfricaCom: How businesses can play their part in growing the tech ecosystem

Emeka Afigbo, strategic products partnerships manager at Facebook, says he is often reminded just how much the technical ecosystem in Africa has grown and how the internet is drastically changing the continent.

By Ilse van den Berg 10 Nov 2017

#AfricaCom: Digital transformation is real and it's urgent

Lillian Barnard, director for the Public-Sector at Microsoft SA, addresses the urgency of digital transformation, gives pointers on how companies can start to embark on their digital transformation journey and shares some of the benefits of doing it before your business is left behind

By Juanita Pienaar 10 Nov 2017

Savca releases 2017 Venture Capital Success Stories report

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association's 2017 Venture Capital Success Stories report highlights the role that venture capital plays in supporting South African business

2 Nov 2017

Winners of open data hackathon to be announced tomorrow

The City of Cape Town is hosting a hackathon at the Khayelitsha Bandwidth Barn to challenge teams to solve real problems faced by Cape Town's tourism industry. Winners will be announced tomorrow, 29 October 2017

28 Oct 2017

Copying overseas developer successes not for South Africa

Alarming national headlines mean it's easy to take a sceptical view of our collective future prospects. Yet much of what we have achieved in the recent past is enormously positive. Let's take the ICT sector as an example

By Cara Turner 27 Oct 2017

Women in Technology Conference addresses challenges in ICT industry

Women comprise 55% of the country's entire workforce, yet only 20% of ICT professionals are women. To address these challenges, Standard Bank and Liberty hosted the Women in Technology Conference

23 Oct 2017

Africa Code Week launches in Tanzania

With half a million young Africans engaged over the past two years, 15 governments and over 100 partners on board already, Africa Code Week launched in Tanzania this past week

22 Oct 2017

Moringa School to host women's coding course

Kenyan coding academy Moringa School is to host a female only edition of its “Moringa Prep” introduction to coding course, with the aim of graduating more women developers

By Gabriella Mulligan 18 Oct 2017

How open source and agility are powering enterprise IT

Looking back over the past decade, history has certainly demonstrated that trying to predict the pace and nature of technology development is a near impossible task

By Quentin Barnard 17 Oct 2017

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner

13 Oct 2017

New breed of IT innovators among IT Personality Award finalists

Entrepreneurs and innovators dominate this year's finalists' list for the annual SA IT Personality and Visionary CIO awards

Issued by ITP Communications 12 Oct 2017

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International

Hisense acquires Toshiba television business

Hisense Electric, the publicly listed subsidiary of Hisense Group, has agreed to purchase 95% of the shares of Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation (TVS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, for 12.9 billion Japanese Yen (R1,6 billion). Toshiba holds its 5% stock rights.

3 days ago

New iPhone brings face recognition (and fears) to the masses

WASHINGTON, US: Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face - a move likely to bring facial recognition to the masses, along with concerns over how the technology may be used for nefarious purposes.

30 Oct 2017

Saudi 'giga projects': tall ambitions, high risks

From a holographic lion to talking robots and flying taxis, Saudi Arabia has dazzled investors with plans for hi-tech "giga projects" - but sceptics question their viability in an era of cheap oil.

30 Oct 2017

Roambee enables digitisation for enterprise supply chain, logistics

Internet of things (IoT) smart logistics and asset monitoring company, Roambee, has introduced BeeBeacon mobile monitoring technology that combines BLE/Wi-Fi/GSM hotspots and beacons to provide granular visibility for package-level delivery and asset management.

25 Oct 2017

MSC Cruises' innovative surveillance system bridges gap in overboard detection

MSC Cruises has launched a new vanguard video surveillance system, which will optimise on-board security, allowing for the speediest intervention in the unlikely event a person or object falls overboard.

11 Oct 2017

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