CIOs confirm they’re in the third era of IT

Digital business is maturing, from tentative experiment to application at massive scale - and CIOs must evolve their thinking to be in tune with this new era of rapid increases in the scale of digital business. Gartner's annual global survey of CIOs showed that the...

SA’s currency vulnerable, subject to crises

Emerging market currencies that have already seen depreciation this year will continue to be susceptible to balance-of-payment crises, according to the External Vulnerability Index published by business information provider IHS Markit. Emerging market currencies have...

CIOs urged to get on top of quantum computing

Research labs, government agencies (NASA) and technology giants like Microsoft, IBM and Google are all focused on developing quantum theories first put forward in the 1970s. What's more, a growing start-up quantum computing ecosystem is attracting hundreds of millions...

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has died from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Allen, 65, was also known as a philanthropist and business leader. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comments: “Paul Allen’s contributions to our company, our industry and to our...

ISPA: open access is making progress

Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents. That's the word from South Africa's Internet Service...

Fintech startups get R16m from AlphaCode

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16-million to eight of South Africa's most promising financial services startups. The entrepreneurial packages consist of R1-million in grant funding and...

SA’s currency vulnerable, subject to crises

Emerging market currencies that have already seen depreciation this year will continue to be susceptible to balance-of-payment crises, according to the External Vulnerability Index published by business information provider IHS Markit. Emerging market currencies have...

Global IT spend to see 3,2% growth

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3,8-trillion in 2019, an increase of 3,2% from expected spending of $3,7-trillion in 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. "While currency volatility and the potential for trade wars are still playing a part in...

Mobility gets on the fast track

European spending on mobility solutions is forecast to reach $293-billion in 2018, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC expects the market to post a five-year compound annual...

The way forward for facilities management

The facilities management sector in South Africa has hundreds - if not thousands - of multi-player service providers and contractors with diverse skills sets, expertise and resources, offering integrated, bundled and singular FM services. This is one of the findings...

Technology tracks hazardous waste

Waste management companies are trusted to collect and transport waste, subject it to the required treatment processes, dispose of it in a suitably compliant manner and keep accurate records to support their client's auditing requirements. But a lack of oversight in a...

AYO aims to bid for spectrum, seeks partners

AYO Technology Solutions has welcomed the announcement by Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele and ICASA, to auction radio frequencies as well as the licensing of spectrum in the 700MHz, 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands early next year. The group...

Liquid Telecom completes Zambian acquisition

Liquid Telecom has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% stake in its Zambian subsidiary, CEC Liquid Telecom, from Copperbelt Energy. The acquisition will help facilitate the group's digital transformation strategy through an enhanced operating model and the...

GreyEnergy group targets critical infrastructure

ESET has uncovered details of a successor to the BlackEnergy APT group. Named GreyEnergy by ESET, the threat actor focuses on espionagee and reconnaissance, quite possibly in preparation for future cybersabotage attacks. BlackEnergy has been terrorising Ukraine for...

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When it comes to breaches, prevention is better than cure

Today, a major data breach can do more than just cost an organisation money. It could see the company forking out millions is regulatory fines should sensitive data be exposed, it could destroy a businesses' reputation, and it could cost the company a fortune is loss...

Uber launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

Uber has announced the new Safety Toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and delivery-partners using the app across Europe, Middle East and Africa. The toolkit will introduce new innovative features which aim to...

Technology the new differentiator for retail

Increasingly, retailers need to create a compelling reason for customers to enter their stores and should look at technology as a way to differentiate themselves from the competition. "For the past two decades, retailers have tended to focus on saving costs and...

NEC, Arm develop secure Smart City IoT solutions

NEC has announced a strategic collaboration with Arm Limited (Arm) to drive the development of secure Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for Smart Cities using artificial intelligence (AI). There is already a wide range of IoT connected devices in the market today and...

SA insuretech secures international finance

Click2Sure Holdings, a South African full stack digital insurance platform, launched in 2017, has formalised a partnership with Greenlight Re Innovations, part of Greenlight Capital Re, a specialist property and casualty reinsurance company headquartered in the Cayman...

TaxiCAM brings commuters into the social network

The JET8 Foundation, in collaboration with SA Taxi and TaxiChoice joint venture TaxiConnect, has launched TaxiCAM, which it believes is the world's first social media engagement app created for minibus taxi commuters. TaxiCAM allows users to share branded selfies and...

CA adds autonomous AI for operations

CA Technologies has announced that CA Digital Experience Insights is now combined with CA Operational Intelligence and CA Automic Service Orchestration. Together they form the new CA Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) platform, to enable IT teams to...

ZTE releases 5G white paper

ZTE has released its "5G Network Intelligence White Paper, aiming to address the internal and external challenges that the telecom networks will be confronted with in the 5G era. The "5G Network Intelligence White Paper" focuses on ZTE's 5G network intelligence...

Security-savvy employees reduce cyber threats, costs

Employees are often touted as one of the biggest threats to an organisation's IT security. However, Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security, says they can actually act as a powerful defence against cyber security threats. "Educating employees on cyber threats and...

Technology improves the retail experience

Technology has entrenched itself into virtually every industry, and retail is no different. By Simon Shaw, business development manager: retail and consumer at Wipro, Africa A recent report from Forrester lists the top four retail tech trends as; personalising the...

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