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Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million

13 hours ago

Analytics is critical, but data is being left out

Without incorporating data from all channels, organisations will rely on a level of assumption, allowing a disconnect between what customers want and what is being delivered

By Danny Drew 9 hours ago

#NewCampaign: Coding a better, prosperous future

With its 'prosper' philosophy at its core, in ‘helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way', Absa recently released its latest film, ‘Coding a better future', which features three Digital Academy graduates

By Jessica Tennant 10 hours ago

Digitalisation pushing the boundaries of manufacturing

Digital transformation, as we've come to realise, means something different in every industry. In manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching

By Dereshin Pillay 11 hours ago

TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service

TelOne has introduced "Alert Me" service for all its broadband customers, where customers will now be able to receive updates on their data balance

10 hours ago

Unsure about fibre coverage in South Africa? This map will help

Fibre-based service provider Otel is busy laying out its own infrastructure, but it also sells data packages on other open-access fibre networks

By Hadlee Simons 15 hours ago

Adobe bidding Flash farewell in 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Adobe on Tuesday said its Flash software that served up video and online games for decades will be killed off over the next three years

16 hours ago

Vicinity Media launches Visitability Reporting

Today marks the launch of mobile advertising network Vicinity Media's proprietary geo-fencing and audience location technology that allows for real world visit reporting post exposure to a mobile web advertising campaign

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

Uber has begun the African roll out of its Real-Time ID in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, in a bid to further improve passenger security

1 day ago

Icasa looks to ease number porting rules

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) plans to review the number portability regulations to make it easier for consumers to switch networks

1 day ago

Orange agrees to back Egyptian tech startups

Global mobile operator Orange has agreed to support and fund Egyptian technology-focused startups to help them transform their ideas into sustainable businesses

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

Is franchising services the silver lining in a stagnant economy?

The appeal of franchising is widespread. While other businesses often struggle to keep a positive cash flow in times of stunted economic activity, franchising remains resilient

By Sybrand Bezuidenhout 2 days ago

2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom

The recent launch event of Africacom kicked off the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of what is described as Africa's largest, influential, technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) conference and exhibition

2 days ago

Nefrids Africa wins Seedstars Tanzania round

Nefrids Africa has won the Tanzania round of Seedstars World and will represent Tanzania at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes

2 days ago

#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good

Natasha Reuben, head of transformation at Dell tells us more about the 2020 Legacy of Good plan and how the company is making a difference through technology

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

New interim management team for SAP Africa

SAP Africa has appointed an interim management team for Africa after four management team members were placed on administrative leave

2 days ago

'Ethics of Code' for AI in business

Building chatbots and AI that helps our customers is the easy part - the wider questions that the rising tide of AI brings are broad and currently very topical. Because of this, we developed our AI within a set of guiderails

By Kriti Sharma 2 days ago

Seacom starts fibre rollout in Johannesburg south

Seacom has started the rollout of eight kilometres of fibre in Meyersdal, Alberton with the aim to bring its high-speed fibre internet access services to business and home users in the southern areas of Johannesburg

3 days ago

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International

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July.

10 Jul 2017

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations.

7 Jul 2017

Apple opens first store in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Apple opened its first store in Taiwan on Saturday with more than a thousand shoppers flocking to the site located in the island's landmark skyscraper and tallest building, Taipei 101.

4 Jul 2017

Silicon-on-Seine: world's biggest tech incubator opens in Paris

PARIS, France: Paris has taken a step closer to fulfilling its ambition of becoming Europe's technology capital with president Emmanuel Macron having inaugurated Station F, the world's largest startup incubator. on the banks of the Seine.

30 Jun 2017

Samsung to invest $380m in new US plant

NEW YORK, US: Samsung plans to invest $380 million and hire nearly 1,000 workers for a new manufacturing plant for home appliances in South Carolina, the company announced Wednesday.

29 Jun 2017

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