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Mahala.ms portal empowers students
Mahala.ms portal empowers students

Microsoft South Africa, in conjunction with Intervate and 2enable, has launched an online portal called Mahala.ms

48 minutes ago

VR in travel and hospitality: Is it a fad?
VR in travel and hospitality: Is it a fad?

Will VR be relevant in hospitality decades from now, or is it just a shiny fad?

By Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman 48 minutes ago

Technology helps mitigate dangers of driving at night
Technology helps mitigate dangers of driving at night

Arrive Alive reports that drivers who become drowsy or fall asleep at the wheel contribute to thousands of crashes each year

2 hours ago

Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool
Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are on a mission to recruit the next generation of world-class electronics and software engineering talent [video]

2 days ago

Constitution Hill comes of age with launch of innovative virtual guide
Constitution Hill comes of age with launch of innovative virtual guide

With the launch of an innovative app, one of South Africa's most popular and important heritage sites have become even more accessible. Visitors can now tour this sprawling precinct with a virtual guide

2 days ago

Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience
Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience

Online spend is forecasted to grow to over R53bn by 2018 according to the PayPal and Ipsos third annual cross-border commerce report

By Kerry Hope 2 days ago

Ian Summerfield
How to extend the life of IT equipment in a volatile economic environment

As a result of the current climate of economic uncertainty and a highly volatile exchange rate, many organisations are attempting to ‘sweat their assets' for as long as possible in an effort to reduce IT spend

By Ian Summerfield 3 days ago

Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?
Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?

For those who are into science fiction, the term ‘machine learning' immediately conjures up images of computers taking over the world

By Reshaad Sha 3 days ago

#YouthMonth: From Y to Z, how corporate travel will evolve in years to come
#YouthMonth: From Y to Z, how corporate travel will evolve in years to come

With Generation Y heading to the driving seat in the workforce, their successor, Generation Z, has slowly started to enter the workforce as well and is expected to bring about major disruption and changes

3 days ago

Dmitry Okorokov
Wireless technology: Evolution versus revolution

Despite the fact that the world eagerly awaits the ‘next' technology, technologies undergo such rapid and significant evolution that there is little room for a revolution in this space. Wireless technology is no different

By Dmitry Okorokov 3 days ago

Emeka Afigbo, Facebook’s head of platform partnerships for the Middle East and Africa.
Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

3 days ago

Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones
Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones

Kenyans will wait longer to fly drones following a delay in issuing a gazette notice guiding the use of Aerial Unmanned Vehicles (AUVs)

3 days ago

Voice search and its impact on the hospitality industry
Voice search and its impact on the hospitality industry

In years past, there was a dominant form of agricultural practice - sharecropping. A landlord would rent out his land, and farmers would rent it and pay in harvested crops.

By Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman 3 days ago

South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods
South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods

The Consulta 2016 National South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) reflects that South Africans are fond of fast food

3 days ago

Rectron acquires majority stake in Palladium
Rectron acquires majority stake in Palladium

Rectron has acquired a majority stake in ERP software development company, Palladium, strengthening its software proposition in the South African market

3 days ago

10 benefits of using drones for business
10 benefits of using drones for business

With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere between $11bn and $13bn by 2020, organisations across all verticals stand to gain by harnessing the new capabilities

3 days ago

Tabech wins Seedstars Mozambique round
Tabech wins Seedstars Mozambique round

Mobile insurance startup Tabech has been selected as the winner of the Mozambique round of Seedstars World for its Móvelcare product. It was also announced that the annual Seedstars Africa Regional Summit will take place in Mozambique

3 days ago

The battle between travel bots and TMCs - who will win?
The battle between travel bots and TMCs - who will win?

AI assistants and travel bots may be gaining ground, but a sound digital solution that incorporates these tools should be complemented by a knowledgeable travel management company and consultant

22 Jun 2017

Start viewing your enterprise technology the way millennials do
Start viewing your enterprise technology the way millennials do

25 years ago, I went to work for the first time with a hand-held device in my hand: a Casio calculator. I thought I was the man. Today, the new generation of workers often have a better grasp of technology than senior management

By Steve Tzikakis 21 Jun 2017

.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase
.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase

In total, .africa recorded 981 registrations by trademark owners over the 60 days from 4 April 2017, placing it within the top ten globally

21 Jun 2017

Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans
Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans

Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries

21 Jun 2017

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises
Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years

21 Jun 2017

Three African startups win development prize
Three African startups win development prize

Uganda's BarefootLaw, Ghana's Farmerline and Kenya's Kytabu have been named winners of the King Baudouin African Development Prize

By Tom Jackson 21 Jun 2017

#SocialMediaBlackout pressures network providers to lower data costs
#SocialMediaBlackout pressures network providers to lower data costs

NEWSWATCH: Today, Wednesday, 21 June 2017, South Africans were encouraged to join the #SocialMediaBlackout campaign

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Jun 2017

Internet development in West Africa
Internet development in West Africa

MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service

21 Jun 2017

Grand Prix-winning 'Care Counts'.
#CannesLions2017: Creative Data winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Creative Data award ceremony on 20 June 2017

20 Jun 2017

The power of personalisation in customer service
The power of personalisation in customer service

Recently I came across a radio interview with a “personal branding specialist”. Addressing the listeners, the guest spoke of the importance of clearly defining who you are

By Wynand Smit 20 Jun 2017

SMS+ has the potential to replace USSD
SMS+ has the potential to replace USSD

SMS+ is a next generation SMS (short message service) which, reportedly, has the potential to replace the two-decade-old USSD (unstructured supplementary data service)

20 Jun 2017

Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future
Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future

A number of planned communities being built with connectivity at their core - and not Johannesburg and Cape Town - are leading the local race toward being truly integrated smart cities

By Jacques du Toit 20 Jun 2017

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