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Code4CT, Booking.com to co-host coding workshop
Code4CT, Booking.com to co-host coding workshop

Code for Cape Town (Code4CT) and Booking.com are partnering to encourage girls to code by co-hosting a one-day workshop on Saturday, 30 September 2017

11 hours ago

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 2 days ago

Photo by Edho Pratama on Unsplash
The calm before the next African smartphone storm

For many years, African countries served as the growth engine for the global smartphone market. In 2016, however, global smartphone sales grew at a modest 2% and the landscape in Africa also saw a dip

2 days ago

Ethiopia's Meda Messenger combining chat with payments
Ethiopia's Meda Messenger combining chat with payments

Ethiopian startup Meda Messenger is hoping for swift uptake after rolling out its cross-platform social app that allows users to chat and make payments

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

Airbus Helicopters introduces Fleetkeeper logbook, flight folio
Airbus Helicopters introduces Fleetkeeper logbook, flight folio

Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa has launched its Fleetkeeper electronic technical logbook and electronic flight folio

3 days ago

Val Thomas, founder and co-creator of TheTreeApp
#InnovationMonth: TheTreeApp making strides in SA tree identification

We chat to the founder and co-creator of TheTreeApp, one of the most powerful tree identification apps on the market, Val Thomas

By Cari Coetzee 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

3 days ago

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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

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

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

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

New Sixwinks app lets you chat anonymously
New Sixwinks app lets you chat anonymously

While certain anonymous apps get a bad rap, Sixwinks protects the users by giving both sender and receiver the power to remain anonymous

Issued by Blue Apple 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

#InnovationMonth: Matchbox app matches containers with transporters
#InnovationMonth: Matchbox app matches containers with transporters

It seems there is no area in South Africa where innovation and creativity isn't disrupting the industry. Especially in the logistics space, there's been forward-thinking individuals and companies all aiming to make the industry more efficient

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Sep 2017

Walkie-talkie app downloads soar as Hurricane Irma looms
Walkie-talkie app downloads soar as Hurricane Irma looms

WASHINGTON, US: As Floridians flee the path of Hurricane Irma, one app is proving to be a hurricane season essential: Zello walkie-talkie

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

TNM unveils 4.5G, urges customers to think digital
TNM unveils 4.5G, urges customers to think digital

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

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 7 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: South Africa first with new Feastfox app
#InnovationMonth: South Africa first with new Feastfox app

Feastfox, a spontaneous dining-out app, which recently launched in South Africa aims to take the hassle out of last minute restaurant hunting and booking. We got in touch with co-founder Stuart Murless for #InnovationMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 7 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers
SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers

7 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Municipalities can make sustainable free Wi-Fi a reality
#InnovationMonth: Municipalities can make sustainable free Wi-Fi a reality

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

By Dudu Mhkwanazi 5 Sep 2017

Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations
Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations

AppsAfrica has announced the last call for nominations to this year's AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which recognise the best mobile and tech innovations from across Africa

5 Sep 2017

CapaCiTi, Wesgro invite companies to apply for access to digital skills
CapaCiTi, Wesgro invite companies to apply for access to digital skills

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

4 Sep 2017

New PriceCheck app to help dealers increase sales
New PriceCheck app to help dealers increase sales

Product discovery and comparison service, PriceCheck, has launched a dealer-facing app to complement its PriceCheck Cars offering

4 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Mobile technology can promote productivity and profitability

Savvy businesses harness the power of mobile technology for the betterment of their organisation for marketing, communication, and most importantly, productivity

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 Sep 2017

Winners announced: MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Winners announced: MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The winners of the MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards were announced late last week..

1 Sep 2017

Cheap data "vital for SA's future"
Cheap data "vital for SA's future"

South Africa would struggle to compete in the fourth industrial revolution if its data prices remained high

By Nico Gouws 1 Sep 2017

Apple to reveal new iPhone on 12 September?
Apple to reveal new iPhone on 12 September?

Apple will be hosting a media event on 12 September 2017 at which the US tech giant is expected to unveil new iPhone models to coincide with the iPhone's 10th anniversary

1 Sep 2017

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