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Truecaller, Google improve video calling
Truecaller, Google improve video calling

Truecaller is stepping into a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a high-quality video calling service, within its app.

14 hours ago

HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation
HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation

HP South Africa has introduced the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community, to the South African market

14 hours ago

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Kenya leads smart city charge in Africa

While many see Africa as lagging in harnessing the benefits of smart city development, Kenya is leading the charge to embrace this new technology-rich ecosystem

17 hours ago

Orange, Riverbed to simplify hybrid network management
Orange, Riverbed to simplify hybrid network management

In an aim to enable customers to simplify the management of their hybrid networks, Orange Business Services in partnership with Riverbed Technology is launching an SD-WAN technology solution

18 hours ago

Africa's demand for fibre surges in 2017
Africa's demand for fibre surges in 2017

The priority for the telecoms industry in Africa should be to accelerate deployment of true broadband services so that African users can benefit from the full power of the internet

1 day ago

Serious About Games competition draws to an end
Serious About Games competition draws to an end

In November 2016 Serious About Games launched its first competition, inviting developers and digital content creators from the Western Cape to partner with community organisations to design an interactive digital game

1 day ago

Source: Capitec
Capitec to acquire 40% stake in Creamfinance for €21m

Banking group Capitec has acquired a 40% interest in international online lending group Creamfinance for €21m

1 day ago

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains
Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions has launched the ‘Baby Browser', in partnership with Poland's leading parenting website Rodzice.pl. This free Chrome extension widget allows parents to read content online, while simultaneously stimulating their child's brain

1 day ago

Hackers threaten to reset iCloud accounts, wipe devices
Hackers threaten to reset iCloud accounts, wipe devices

NEWSWATCH: It seems Apple is under a hacking attack Not only by the CIA but, most recently, by a hacker group called Turkish Crime Family which is threatening to reset iCloud accounts and remotely wipe iPhones

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software
Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The current Google ad boycott could rattle the practice of software "programmed" ad placement

1 day ago

Digital technology changing the face of tourism
Digital technology changing the face of tourism

Travellers no longer need to go further than their smartphone to plan and book an entire holiday, proving how much technology has revolutionised the tourism industry

24 Mar 2017

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TweetDeck might not be free for much longer

Struggling to nail down a reliable revenue stream while controlling its often-irate user base, Twitter may soon charge you to use some elements of its currently free service TweetDeck

By Andy Walker 24 Mar 2017

North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors
North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors

The North-West University (NWU) and Standard Bank SA with its virtual commercialisation platform, the Innovation Highway, will be hosting an intellectual property project showcase

24 Mar 2017

WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years
WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: 23 March 2017 saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices

By Ilse van den Berg 24 Mar 2017

Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers
Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers

South Africans travelling to the UK and USA will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight

23 Mar 2017

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban
UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes

23 Mar 2017

Retailers ready for smart technology adoption
Retailers ready for smart technology adoption

According to recent international research, nearly 70% of retail decision makers are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things

23 Mar 2017

What your business can learn from the #NerdNation
What your business can learn from the #NerdNation

They wear black hoodies, live in California, write code and give quirky and inspiring TED Talks. Some build annoyingly addictive social media networks and have movies made about them

By Gary Willmott 23 Mar 2017

BCX ICT solutions provider launches in Africa
BCX ICT solutions provider launches in Africa

Telkom and Business Connexion have announced the launch of BCX, described as Africa's premier end-to-end ICT solutions provider

22 Mar 2017

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Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places

LONDON, UK: Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said on Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control

22 Mar 2017

Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics
Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa

22 Mar 2017

Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns
Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns

Facebook has met with some of SA's banking and insurance groups to explore how the social network can help them market and distribute their products

22 Mar 2017

Jeff Jones
Uber president leaves after six months

Ridesharing giant, Uber, took another hit with the departure of its president, Jeff Jones, after just six months, US media reported Sunday

21 Mar 2017

Doug Woolley
#BrandManagerMonth: Dell's Doug Woolley on managing a multinational at a local level

At the recent Dell EMC Forum, I had the opportunity to chat to Doug Woolley about his ups and downs, challenges and experiences as South African general manager for the Dell EMC brand

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Mar 2017

Intel deal may fuel Israel's rise as builder of car brains
Intel deal may fuel Israel's rise as builder of car brains

JERUSALEM, Israel: Intel's $15-billion purchase of Israeli firm Mobileye could help fuel the country's rise in the driverless car industry - not as a builder of vehicles, but as the brains behind them

20 Mar 2017

Aspiring Innovators Programme catapulting African tech startups
Aspiring Innovators Programme catapulting African tech startups

The Aspiring Innovators Programme will take place at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017, profiling African technology startups to an audience of over 1000 CIOs and senior IT executives

20 Mar 2017

Africa's food security challenges driving technological innovation
Africa's food security challenges driving technological innovation

"Smart farming solutions will become the cornerstone of global food production over the next decade."

20 Mar 2017

Making customer feedback pay off
Making customer feedback pay off

The entire customer journey, whether in sales or customer service, must be as seamless as possible and working with feedback from your customers is the best place to start

By Wynand Smit 20 Mar 2017

Study reveals South Africans' concerns about data security, privacy
Study reveals South Africans' concerns about data security, privacy

Results of an international study from Verint Systems have shown that concerns around data privacy and security remain at the top of the consumer agenda

17 Mar 2017

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