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MyBroadband Underground - The must-attend tech conference for IT professionals

The inaugural MyBroadband Underground event, in partnership with SqwidNet, will take place at The Venue in Melrose Arch on 22 August 2017

Issued by MyBroadband 6 hours ago

VR in travel and hospitality: Is it a fad?

Will VR be relevant in hospitality decades from now, or is it just a shiny fad?

By Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman 12 hours ago

Technology helps mitigate dangers of driving at night

Arrive Alive reports that drivers who become drowsy or fall asleep at the wheel contribute to thousands of crashes each year

14 hours ago

Mahala.ms portal empowers students

Microsoft South Africa, in conjunction with Intervate and 2enable, has launched an online portal called Mahala.ms

12 hours ago

BitCo expands its national fibre network offering

BitCo, a tier one provider of innovative internet, voice and connectivity solutions, has increased its national coverage

Issued by BitCo 5 hours ago

Zuckerberg on Facebook's new mission statement

CNN's Laurie Segall interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an exclusive broadcast interview - his first in nearly five years. They chat about the company's new mission statement, political divisions, democracy, and internet access [video]

3 days ago

Constitution Hill comes of age with launch of innovative virtual guide

With the launch of an innovative app, one of South Africa's most popular and important heritage sites have become even more accessible. Visitors can now tour this sprawling precinct with a virtual guide

3 days ago

#YouthMonth: From Y to Z, how corporate travel will evolve in years to come

With Generation Y heading to the driving seat in the workforce, their successor, Generation Z, has slowly started to enter the workforce as well and is expected to bring about major disruption and changes

3 days ago

Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience

Online spend is forecasted to grow to over R53bn by 2018 according to the PayPal and Ipsos third annual cross-border commerce report

By Kerry Hope 3 days ago

Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are on a mission to recruit the next generation of world-class electronics and software engineering talent [video]

3 days ago

Wireless technology: Evolution versus revolution

Despite the fact that the world eagerly awaits the ‘next' technology, technologies undergo such rapid and significant evolution that there is little room for a revolution in this space. Wireless technology is no different

By Dmitry Okorokov 3 days ago

Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?

For those who are into science fiction, the term ‘machine learning' immediately conjures up images of computers taking over the world

By Reshaad Sha 3 days ago

How to extend the life of IT equipment in a volatile economic environment

As a result of the current climate of economic uncertainty and a highly volatile exchange rate, many organisations are attempting to ‘sweat their assets' for as long as possible in an effort to reduce IT spend

By Ian Summerfield 3 days ago

South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods

The Consulta 2016 National South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) reflects that South Africans are fond of fast food

22 Jun 2017

10 benefits of using drones for business

With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere between $11bn and $13bn by 2020, organisations across all verticals stand to gain by harnessing the new capabilities

22 Jun 2017

Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

22 Jun 2017

Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones

Kenyans will wait longer to fly drones following a delay in issuing a gazette notice guiding the use of Aerial Unmanned Vehicles (AUVs)

22 Jun 2017

Voice search and its impact on the hospitality industry

In years past, there was a dominant form of agricultural practice - sharecropping. A landlord would rent out his land, and farmers would rent it and pay in harvested crops.

By Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman 22 Jun 2017

Rectron acquires majority stake in Palladium

Rectron has acquired a majority stake in ERP software development company, Palladium, strengthening its software proposition in the South African market

22 Jun 2017

Top five overlooked cybersecurity issues

In the news you will often hear about the most dangerous threats from cyber security experts. These may apply to your organisation but more immediately there are some vulnerabilities to be aware of

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Jun 2017

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International

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years, according to new data from Juniper Research. The data found that a number of factors, such as the USA's shift to EMV cards, delays in 3DS 2.0 (3D-Secure) and click-and-collect fraud were key drivers behind the rise.

21 Jun 2017

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school, the government announced on Wednesday, 14 June 2017.

15 Jun 2017

New CNN Travel multiplatform, multimedia digital destination launched

In the latest step in CNN's strategy to build premium content brands appealing to global audiences and commercial partners, the channel has launched an all-new CNN Travel multimedia digital destination. CNN Travel has a new design as a globally-minded, mobile-first, social product with an emphasis on visual storytelling.

13 Jun 2017

Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple's new HomePod speaker may be music to the ears of its loyal fans, but how much it can crank up volume in the smart speaker market remains to be heard.

8 Jun 2017

IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids

In Georgia, US, IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop have piloted their first intelligent play and learning platform on IBM cloud at the Gwinnett County Public Schools, designed to establish evidence of learning at scale.

7 Jun 2017

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