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#InnovationMonth: Time for investors to focus on SA healthtech, not fintech - Havaic
#InnovationMonth: Time for investors to focus on SA healthtech, not fintech - Havaic

Investors in the South African ecosystem should stop focusing solely on fintech innovation, and look to making more healthtech investments

By Gabriella Mulligan 2 days ago

Nest looks to shake up home security
Nest looks to shake up home security

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system

2 days ago

Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform now open for 2017
Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform now open for 2017

Officially open for 2017, the Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform will showcase future-focused technologies that contribute to the ‘smart city' concept at Waterfall City

3 days ago

Monde Mawasha, Coega Development Corporation programme director: information & communications technology (ICT) and research unit (RU)
It's time for Africa

The rise of the fourth industrial revolution, through digitalisation and internet connectivity, is adding intricacy to future economies and their employment outcome

By Monde Mawasha 21 Sep 2017

Are central banks really threatened by cryptocurrency?
Are central banks really threatened by cryptocurrency?

While central banks quake at the thought of losing monetary control with the advent of cryptocurrency, the big winner is the client

20 Sep 2017

#BehindtheSelfie with... Simon Robinson
#BehindtheSelfie with... Simon Robinson

This #InnovationMonth, we go behind the selfie with Simon Robinson, co-owner, organiser and head of marketing for Mediatech Africa and owner of the Sun Circle Group

By Leigh Andrews 20 Sep 2017

#TourismMonth: Sharing data. What does the future hold for the travel industry?
#TourismMonth: Sharing data. What does the future hold for the travel industry?

Seamless travel and personalisation are two trends that are predicted to continue to disrupt the travel industry in the next decade, according to Amadeus' latest study

By Jannine Adams 19 Sep 2017

Neville Cannon
How government CIOs can lead digital transformation

The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo kicked off on Monday, 18 September 2017 at the CTICC and is expected to attract over 1000 attendees including 190 CIOs over four days

By Ilse van den Berg 19 Sep 2017

Rising need for cloud-based website security services in South Africa
Rising need for cloud-based website security services in South Africa

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

Issued by Cloudbric 18 Sep 2017

Greg Pritchett
Devops and its clear missing connection

For IT professionals, the idea of having a more collaborative approach between development and operations is highly appealing

By Greg Pritchett 18 Sep 2017

DevConf 2018 to include Cape Town
DevConf 2018 to include Cape Town

Developers' conference and exhibition, DevConf, will be held in Johannesburg as well as Cape Town in 2018

18 Sep 2017

#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year
#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year

Travelstart was the overall winner of the PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards 2017, claiming the title of E-commerce Service of the Year

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Sep 2017

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#InnovationMonth: Mobile, the future of guest engagement

With the use of smartphones to book hotel rooms increasing significantly over the past years, Ankerdata has partnered with ConnectHotel to bring SA a customised mobile concierge and booking application

By Cari Coetzee 15 Sep 2017

Photo by Octavian Rosca on Unsplash
The promise of digital: We can change the world

“You are some of the world's greatest organisations and you are leading through a time of unprecedented change and opportunity. This is your show. It's about how you are changing the world"

By Doug Woolley 14 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Hit the 'sweet spot' and you'll get your investors
#InnovationMonth: Hit the 'sweet spot' and you'll get your investors

The SA Innovation Summit was an explosion of, well, ideas and innovation. One talk that particularly intrigued me was one by Tmara (Target Market Adoption Risk Assessment)

By Ilse van den Berg 14 Sep 2017

Study: The digital future of the restaurant industry
Study: The digital future of the restaurant industry

How do restaurants use digital solutions - or why do they refrain from using them? What are their demands, and why is it worth it to drive digitisation in an industry that is still largely operated in the analogue world?

14 Sep 2017

DrConnect remedies online health questions
DrConnect remedies online health questions

About one in 20 of the more than a billion people doing internet searches on health and wellness are looking for answers on health-related concerns

14 Sep 2017

Abidjan hosts major video-game festival
Abidjan hosts major video-game festival

Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA): the biggest e-sport event in Africa

14 Sep 2017

#TourismMonth: What are the travel jobs of the future?
#TourismMonth: What are the travel jobs of the future?

With self-drive cars, hyperloops, and holograms all on the immediate horizon, we can look forward to a range of new travel roles in the near future

13 Sep 2017

Alipay and Zapper gives Chinese tourists in South Africa new payment option
Alipay and Zapper gives Chinese tourists in South Africa new payment option

Alipay, in partnership with Zapper, has made it possible for Chinese tourists in South Africa to pay at 10,000 Zapper-affiliated merchants across the country via their smartphones

13 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: How tech is transforming healthcare
#InnovationMonth: How tech is transforming healthcare

Discovery Health has built its very successful Vitality programme, which is a blueprint for other rewards schemes, not only in healthcare, but other sectors too

By Nicci Botha 13 Sep 2017

Apple lays claim to smartphone future with new flagship iPhone X
Apple lays claim to smartphone future with new flagship iPhone X

Apple laid claim to the future of the smartphone on Tuesday, 12 September 2017, with a 10th anniversary iPhone X, touting the device as the next generation of mobile computing

13 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Aerobotics, RanMarine teams up on river water management in #cocreate2Accelerate
#InnovationMonth: Aerobotics, RanMarine teams up on river water management in #cocreate2Accelerate

Aerial data analytics specialist helping farmers optimise their crops, Aerobotics and Dutch environmental technology enterprise, RanMarine, teams up in #cocreate2Accelerate and looks at river water management

By Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017

Apple launch roundup: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, and more
Apple launch roundup: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, and more

Yesterday, 12 September 2017, saw Apple reveal the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. In addition, it also revealed the Apple Watch Series 3 and the new 4K Apple TV (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 13 Sep 2017

Photo by Gleb Kozenko via Unsplash
#InnovationMonth: How AI will change the automotive game for the better

As the “fourth industrial revolution”, championed by the World Economic Forum's Klaus Schwab, gains momentum, it's thrilling to anticipate what this means for the automotive industry - and as a result, cities of the future

By Trevor Hill 11 Sep 2017

Anton Cabral
Digital transformation is not just about technology - it's about people

Can you remember thirty-or-so years ago, to a time before mobile technology and the internet?

By Anton Cabral 11 Sep 2017

Study: Tech spend on healthcare delivery to top $800m in five years
Study: Tech spend on healthcare delivery to top $800m in five years

Annual spending on CAD systems will reach $800m globally by 2022, as AI (artificial intelligence) start-ups exert greater impact on healthcare delivery

8 Sep 2017

Automation, smart technology ushers in new era of manufacturing
Automation, smart technology ushers in new era of manufacturing

In today's on-demand retail landscape, manufacturers are undergoing massive changes to meet customers ever-increasing expectations

8 Sep 2017

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Nikon Coolpix W300: A cool, “lifeproof” camera

I recently had the chance to play around with a nifty, bright orange Nikon Coolpix W300 digital camera for a week - courtesy of Orms

By Ilse van den Berg 7 Sep 2017

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