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Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report

Veeam commissioned ESG to survey more than 1,000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the sixth annual Veeam Availability Report [infographic]

17 hours ago

What Wi-Fi-as-a-service means for fast food, retail sectors

Wi-Fi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world and all of the opportunities it holds

21 hours ago

Marketing in a new-age world

I have been fighting the idea of starting to write opinion pieces about all things ‘marketing' for close to two years now and I have finally given in.

By Jolene de Lange 1 day ago

Cable system to link Africa and the Americas

Angola Cables has completed the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), as well as started cable loading on the Angolan side of SACS

1 day ago

'Personal flying machine' maker plans deliveries this year

A Silicon Valley "flying car" startup, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video of its Kitty Hawk prototype [video]

1 day ago

Heroic touchable tech ‘Sensanetik' is helping you help the SPCA

Global Access is inviting you to join them on 6 May at the Central City Comics Be A Hero Day at the Sandton Commercial Village where they will be setting up their touchable tech, ‘Sensanetik'

Issued by Global Access 1 day ago

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

Between East and West: Africa's economic transformation will create a third centre of global power, according to a new ‘Afro-Optimism' series

By Brett Parker 2 days ago

How SA's 'junk' status impacts your startup

April began with ratings agencies Standard and Poor's (S&P) and Fitch downgrading South Africa's sovereign credit rating to “junk” status, meaning both existing and new funds borrowed by South Africa will become more expensive

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa

MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa

2 days ago

You can now enter sporting events through Computicket

Computicket has acquired the startup business, Entry Ninja - an online entry portal used to facilitate entries for South African sporting events

2 days ago

Yowzit app allows public to rate government services

Yowzit believes that technology can lead to a better outcome for society by providing alternative ways for people to communicate, come together, organise and act

2 days ago

Startupbootcamp Cape Town calls for applications

Startupbootcamp (SBC) will be launching its new accelerator programme in Cape Town. Startups from around the world are invited to apply now

3 days ago

Got a great idea for a Cape Town tech startup? Help is here

Applications are open to the Telkom FutureMakers InnoTech programme, seeking Cape Town-based budding entrepreneurs in need of help to get their tech startup ideas off the ground

By Gabriella Mulligan 3 days ago

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown

3 days ago

New FAO satellite tool helps African farmers optimise water productivity

With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech

3 days ago

The internationalisation of East African SMEs - report

SMEs in East Africa have seen encouraging growth in recent years, especially in the areas of IT, with ecosystems such as the Silicon Savannah forecast to be worth more than $1bn in the next three years

3 days ago

African developers celebrated at F8 developer conference

At the annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world

22 Apr 2017

Praise for probe into cellphone industry

Analysts have welcomed the Competition Commission's call for a wider investigation into competition in the cellphone data and voice market, saying this could further stimulate competition and level the playing field for small operators

By Thabiso Mochiko 21 Apr 2017

Five IoT security risks and ways to secure yourself

It is expected that there will be 3.9 IoT-based devices per person by 2020. However, along with all the potential improvements, the potential rise of smart nodes and transferring of data is causing new concerns

By Yana Vardomatskaya 21 Apr 2017

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International

Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas.

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

BEIJING, China - Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21 Apr 2017

F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of F8 2017, saw chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire; director of applied machine learning, Joaquin Quiñonero Candela; chief scientist of Oculus research, Michael Abrash; and VP of engineering and building 8 Regina Dugan present their keynote thoughts.

21 Apr 2017

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

NEW YORK, US - Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

21 Apr 2017

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