Gauteng now home to most tech startups

The Western Cape may long have been held as the most popular region in South Africa in which to run a tech startup, but Gauteng has overtaken it in numbers - although startups in the Western Cape are still more successful. This is according to the 2018 Ventureburn...

Are you doing enough to prepare for the future of work?

While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed today to build or even introduce them into their organisations. These actions include using data analytics to make...

SA economy could be on the road to recovery

The local economy may be on the road to a recovery after a dreadful September. The BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI) for October shows the real value of transactions in October recorded the strongest monthly and quarterly changes since December 2017....

Tissue chips in space cast light on human health

A small device that contains human cells in a 3D matrix represents a giant leap in the ability of scientists to test how those cells respond to stresses, drugs and genetic changes. About the size of a thumb drive, the devices are known as tissue chips or organs on...

MTN, Ericsson in first 5G customer trial

MTN South Africa and Ericsson have announced the first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa starting with a fixed wireless access site at technology company Netstar's headquarters in Midrand. The field deployment in Midrand, situated between Johannesburg and...

Sophos reveals evolving cybercrime landscape

Sophos has launched its 2019 Threat Report providing insights into emerging and evolving cybersecurity trends, exploring changes in the threat landscape over the past 12 months, and uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019. "The...

Hybrid cloud leads as interoperability, mobile drive decision

Hybrid cloud is set to take off, with most companies citing it as the ideal IT model. This is one of the findings from Nutanix's first annual global Enterprise Cloud Index, which measures enterprise plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. The new report...

Black Friday alert: Beware Trojans

As the big annual holiday shopping season gets underway, new Kaspersky Lab research shows that banking Trojans are actively targeting online users of popular consumer brands, stealing credentials and other information through these sites. The company detected...

SA’s illegal alcohol headache

The South African economy suffered a fiscal loss of R6,4-billion in 2017 due to illicit alcohol activities which generates annual revenue of R12,9-billion and goes unregulated. In addition, cheaper, therefore more accessible, illegal alcohol products encourage binge...

Smartphones to spur foldable panel growth

Spurred on by growing demand for innovative user experience in smartphones, shipments of foldable active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panels are expected to reach 50-million units by 2025 for the first time since their launch in 2018, according to IHS...

Cool, committed, in charge – SA’s dads

Today's South African dad is different from dads of the past. Better educated and with more earning power than his grandfather or even his father, he is carving out a new social standing and position in the family. This is according to Rachel Thompson, insights...

Smart meters reach record levels

Yearly shipments of smart energy meters in Europe will reach a record level of 31,3-million units in 2018, according to IoT analysts Berg Insight. Smart electricity meter shipments grew 16% compared to the previous year to 22,2-million units. At the same time, smart...

Are you doing enough to prepare for the future of work?

While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed today to build or even introduce them into their organisations. These actions include using data analytics to make...

Never get stuck at a red light again …

New Jaguar Land Rover technology using vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) connects cars to traffic lights so drivers can avoid getting stuck at red and help free up traffic flow in cities. The world's first traffic lights were installed almost exactly 150 years ago...

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Diepsloot learners use AI, robotics for community solutions

STE(A)M educational specialist I-Innovate has brought a 21st century learning programme to South Africa to open up opportunities in our under-served school communities for learners to develop the talents and skills that are critical in the digital age. This term,...

All the winners at AfricaCom 2018

The AfricaCom Awards winners have been revealed. "AfricaCom continues to grow and with it the Awards," comments Tom Cuthell, event director of AfricaCom. "I would like to thank everyone involved, our judging panel who rigorously vetted the entries, sponsors and...

Lenovo debuts single-socket server portfolio

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Liquid partners with Kymeta for remote connectivity

Liquid Telecom is extending its VSAT service through a new partnership with Kymeta, enabling it to deliver enhanced satellite mobile connectivity across Africa. As part of a master distribution agreement announced at AfricaCom 2018, Kymeta's lightweight, high...

Succession planning as Baby Boomers retire

As of 2018, nearly half of the baby boomer generation - those born between 1946 and 1960 - have reached the full retirement age of 66. Lyndy van den Barselaar, MD of ManpowerGroup South Africa, explains that most workforces are already creating contingency plans for...

Mobile malware prevalent as holidays approach

Fortinet has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report, which reveals threats are increasing and evolving to become more sophisticated. Unique threat variants and families are on the rise, while botnet infections continue to infect...

How will automation, AI and IoT shape user experience?

According to Gartner, customer experience (CX) - more than products or solutions - is the new battlefront for business, with 81% of marketers saying that by 2020 they expect to be competing mostly or completely on the basis of CX. By Dana Eitzen, corporate and...

Epson receives EcoVadis Gold rating for sustainability

Epson has been awarded a Gold rating for overall sustainability by independent platform EcoVadis for the second year in succession. The top rating, which reflects Epson's commitment to achieving the highest possible international CSR standards, also acknowledges Epson...

Cell C gives customers better cost management

Cell C customers can stop worrying about their out-of-bundle (OOB) spend, with Cell C's new Spend Control service. Whether its voice, SMS or data, or even their total spend, Cell C customers will decide by how much or even if they want to go out-of-bundle. Each...

Optimise power quality for critical applications

As global energy consumption continues to rise, energy is becoming more decentralised and decarbonised. While demand is estimated to increase by 70% by 2040, 50% of new energy generation capacity will be represented by solar and storage by 2030. In answer to these...

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