Technology set to drive jobs growth

Kathy Gibson reports - Since the first power looms heralded the start of the first industrial revolution, technology has been displacing people from jobs, and the current Fourth Industrial Revolution is continuing the trend - but on an unprecedented scale. Estimates...

Generational leap for AMD Ryzen PRO

The AMD Ryzen PRO processors, designed to meet the fast-changing needs of business PC users, have been launched in the South African market. The new processors are available in three iterations, each with different features catering to various workloads. Offering...

Supply chain the weak link in cybersecurity

2017 saw a worrying increase in ransomware and other cyberattacks targeting the supply chain, with the business and professional services sector receiving a significant increase of attacks, particularly in the EMEA region, which saw 20% of all attacks targeting this...

Complex carbon credit trading takes to the blockchain

Trading carbon offset credits in an open market is a tough proposition: the more complex credits don't have a simple value like a stock, and there hasn't been a formula to determine their individual value. This has made accounting for them and selling them on open...

Plastics sustainability under the spotlight

South Africans have had first-hand experience of deadly plastic pollution with the recent "nurdle" incident where hundreds of thousands of lentil-sized plastic pellets washed up on our beaches. These pellets are deadly poison to fish and marine mammals, who mistake...

Lessons for SAA from Air India

As South Africa learns how much SAA has cost the taxpayer, and how much more needs to be ploughed into the carrier, Free Market Foundation researcher Chris Hattingh looks at what lessons we could learn from Air India. At the end of March, it was revealed that Air...

A bit of Moore’s Law history …

The integrated circuit was only six years old in 1965 when Gordon Moore articulated "Moore's Law," the principle that would guide microchip development from that point forward. Moore was director of research & development at Fairchild Semiconductor, the same firm...

Roaming Mantis spreads outside Asia

On 16 April, Kaspersky Lab researchers reporteda new Android malware distributed through a domain name system (DNS) hijacking technique and targeting mainly smartphones in Asia. Four weeks on, the threat continues to evolve rapidly and has now extended its target...

Call to make water paid-for

If ever there is an eleventh commandment, it should be "water must be paid for", delegates were told on the last day of the African Utility Week. Chief manager investments and programmes in Kenya's Water Services Trust Fund Willis Ombai roped in the Bible during a...

Bitcoin Cash payments coming soon …

Global blockchain leader nChain and South Afrian merchant payment ecosystem Centbee have partnered to ensure the speedy development of a merchant point of sale (PoS) software development kit (SDK) for the worldwide market. The SDK is an open-source set of tools,...

What makes a supply chain leader?

Leading supply chain companies focus on customer experience, are scalable and designed around a circular supply chain. This is according to Gartner, which has released the results of its annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying supply chain leaders and highlighting...

New blockchain algorithms for IoT

Hong Kong-based AnApp Blockchain Technologies has developed new Proof of Assignment and Micro-mining algorithms that could form the backbone of a game-changing blockchain ecosystem for the IoT world. The founders of AnApp believe that the integration of IoT and...

Bitcoin ATM launches in Randburg

South African blockchain company Vendibit is re-opening and rebranding what it says is Africa's first virtual teller machine (VTM), or cryptocurrency ATM, with its blockchain technology. Sometimes called a bitcoin teller machines (BTM), the machine will be located...

Execs need to drive social enterprises

While concerns about technological innovations, the need for skills development and an aging workforce are prevalent, the most significant issue facing companies this year is the need for realignment among C-suite executives to focus on the evolving role of business...

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Photo editor apps hiding malware on Google Play

SophosLabs has discovered apps in Google Play harbouring Guerilla ad clicker malware. By Mark Stockely, author of Naked Security The malware, identified by Sophos as Andr/Guerilla-D, found its way on to Google Play during March and April 2018, in innocent-looking...

Manage the culture of risk

Riaan Bekker, force solutions manager at thryve, examines the world of risk software. A friend of mine is a keen cyclist. He had a trusty bicycle that carried him around, especially when taking the kids out over weekends. And that was all fine: why replace what works...

The MediaShop connects with Ruckus

The MediaShop has selected Ruckus Networks to deploy its internal wireless network at the new head office in Bryanston, Johannesburg. "As a communications agency, we understand the importance of uptime and customer satisfaction. For our staff, we wanted to eliminate...

CA recognised for enterprise hybrid cloud management

CA Southern Africa has revealed that CA Technologies has been named a "Value Leader" by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) in its Enterprise Hybrid Infrastructure Monitoring (EHIM) Radar Report. For the report, EMA scored solutions based on their ability to...

SUSE adds container certification for ISVs

SUSE has introduced SUSE Ready certification for SUSE CaaS Platform, expanding its respected application-certification program for independent software vendors (ISVs). ISVs building containers that use the open source docker container format can now certify their...

Sage gets partners up and running

Sage has unveiled a new implementation methodology for Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management. Fast Start is designed to implement and deliver projects through the Sage partner channel in a timely and cost-effective manner, providing true value to customers who are...

T-Systems makes opening new branches easy

Local businesses expanding operations in new locations, franchise sites, pop-up stores, short term leases and other in-branch opportunities can now instantly connect to their broader corporate infrastructure and to the external Internet while maintaining compliance to...

Intelligence key to Forcepoint protection

orcepoint has announced what it believes to be the industry's first Risk-Adaptive Protection solution, Dynamic Data Protection in response to challenges in balancing user and data security with business productivity. Legacy cybersecurity solutions today rely on...

Fujitsu Eternus LT supports LTO 8

Fujitsu's Eternus LT product family now supports the latest generation LTO-8 tape drives for long-term back up and archiving, doubling data capacity from the previous tape generation. With LTO-8 technology, Eternus LT tape libraries now can store up to 30Tb of...

BlackBerry Motion debuts in SA

TCL Communication's newest BlackBerry smartphone, the all-touch BlackBerry Motion is now available in South Africa with Cellucity. It is the first BlackBerry smartphone to offer IP67 water and dust resistance, a new anti-scratch display technology, and the largest...

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C#, .NET Developer - up to R50,000 CTC pm My client an international consultancy based in Cape Town, is looking for an experienced C# Developer to join their expanding team on a permanent in-house basis.Your main focus will be on assissting with client project...

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Software Developer (.Net) - Bellville - R 50K The successful candidate will be joining a well established, productivity driven team while working for an international client within the insurance sector. Requirements and responsibilities:To maintain and extend a...

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Role Description: Programmer ?? SAP Hybris Commerce Development Intermediate - Senior Cape Town We are currently seeking a Programmer with SAP Hybris Commerce development experience. Our client is a large retailer and is embarking on an eCommerce rollout. As the...

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Are you an all-round developer looking to join a reputable company where you will be able to use your development skills and experience to create quality work for reputable clients? Then our client based in Cape Town is looking for you!Key Requirements:• IT related...

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