Sci-Bono appeals for return of missing RoboDog

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre's RoboDog has disappeared and the science centre is appealing to anyone with information on its whereabouts to come forward. The dog was last seen late yesterday afternoon (Thursday, November 25) when the Discovery Centre in Newtown,...

First test mission to defend Planet Earth launches

NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world's first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched yesterday (Wednesday) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at...

Speed and convenience the main drivers for transit choices

Mobility and transportation consume 20% of the world's energy - most of which is powered by fossil fuels. With the growing trend of mass urbanisation comes increased congestion especially as more cities emerge out of lockdown, which can rapidly accelerate the energy...

Pandemic highlights the threat of interconnected risks

With ransomware attacks filling the headlines and the Covid-19 pandemic pushing organisations to embrace remote working and online business models, cyber security has become a top-of-mind concern for many business leaders. It should come as no surprise, then, that...

NASA’s Curiosity rover sends a picture postcard From Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover captured a remarkable image from its most recent perch on the side of Mars’ Mount Sharp. The mission team was so inspired by the beauty of the landscape, they combined two versions of the black-and-white images from different times of the day...

NFT adoption set to double in SA

South Africans are less likely to own NFTs compared to their global counterparts, although the popularity of this asset class is growing. Finder.com's Global NFT Adoption report of more than 28 000 internet users reveals that 8,3% of South Africans own NFTs, which is...

How to evaluate a Black Friday deal

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) warns buyers against overspending on ill-considered purchases advertised as Black Friday deals. "Black Friday specials often aim to exploit the emotional vulnerability consumers and society to counter...

Sales reps urged to prepare for festive season growth

While many sectors are coming off a low base as a result of last year's lockdown, a large number of South African industries have improved significantly this year. Leading the race are the food and beverage as well as the building and hardware industries which...

Travel trends to evolve in a post-Covid world

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group have launched 'Trending in Travel', a new report that shows the latest trends traveller behaviour and future booking patterns in the wake of Covid-19. WTTC, representing the global Travel & Tourism...

New platform raises awareness on the plight of migrant women

With the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV) running from 25 November to 10 December, a new platform brings the public closer to the stories of women who migrate, detailing how they endure multiple forms of intersecting violence. Women and...

Residential rental market over-supplied as demand wanes

Tenant demand for rental property in the third quarter of 2021 remains weak. This low demand is perhaps not surprising considering that the hard lockdown in the second quarter of 2020 wiped out 14% of all jobs. By Michelle Dickens, CEO of TPN Credit Bureau Even after...

More targeted cyberthreats coming in 2022

Kathy Gibson reports - South Africans can look forward to more advanced persistent threats (APTs) in 2022, driven by economic growth in the region. This is according to Maria Garnaeva, senior security researcher at Kaspersky, who adds that South Africa - along with...

First test mission to defend Planet Earth launches

NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world's first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched yesterday (Wednesday) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at...

AI software market to reach $62bn in 2022

Worldwide artificial intelligence (AI) software revenue is forecast to total $62,5-billion in 2022, an increase of 21,3% from 2021, according to a new forecast from Gartner. "The AI software market is picking up speed, but its long-term trajectory will depend on...

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Weaving the X factor into the network fabric

Reassessing network design has become an imperative in ensuring the security and connectivity of the workforce, suggests Kyle Stanton, go-to-market executive: intelligent infrastructure at Dimension Data. The network fabric. This terminology is easily confused, and...

Compliant companies make more money

The need for compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) has placed the spotlight firmly on data management as a core component of compliance. By Chris de Bruyn, ops director and head of compliance at Gabsten With PoPIA coming into effect,...

Cyber insurance is a fallback, not a solution for a ransomware attack

Cybercrime is a growing threat to businesses globally, and South Africa is no exception. The country ranks third in the world for the highest number of users experiencing targeted ransomware attacks. By Amritesh Anaand, practice lead for unified communication at In2IT...

How POPIA impacts your business

Cloud computing, the shift to digital experiences, and connected sensors have made it possible for companies to collect and process vast amounts of data around consumers - often to their benefit. For many companies, data is their most valuable asset. By Charl Venter,...

How to be more resilient to ransomware threats

Impacts vary, but in many cases, ransomware disrupts businesses for significant periods or even forces them to suspend operations or close. By Clive Brindley, security lead at Accenture in Africa A growing population of highly capable cyber extortionists is developing...

Cisco simplifies software and services buying program

At its 26th annual Partner Summit conference, Cisco announced a new Enterprise Agreement (EA) to make it easier for partners and customers to buy, sell, and manage Cisco software and services. The single contract increases access to Cisco's portfolio and solutions,...

NU partners with Netskope as Cloud Access Security Broker

Networks Unlimited has announced a partnership agreement with Netskope, a US-based cloud, data and network security provider, and a leader in the application of the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Cloud Access Security Brokerage (CASB), also known as Cloud...

Huawei MateBook B Series – Landing Soon

Leading ICT distributor, Pinnacle, recently announced the onboarding of the Huawei Consumer Business Group product stack to their portfolio. The addition of the Huawei Consumer Business Group has elevated Pinnacle’s B2B consumer offering to the next level, creating...

Is ERP out of reach of the SME?

If you think ERP software is too expensive for a SME, think again. That's the word from Heinrich de Leeuw, MD of Seidor South Africa, who points out that ERP technology enables SME owners and directors to have a real time dashboard of important data in the business....

Intermediate Java Developer (JHB) at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:A diversified Financial Services Group in Joburg seeks the coding expertise of an Intermediate Java Developer translate software requirements into business document solutions. You will also contribute to the development of documents that facilitate the...

SAP ABAP Developer (Vehicle Invoicing) TB1625 at Mediro ICT

Long-term contract. Only South African citizens or Permanent Residents with SA ID number may apply. International Company (listed on the FrankfurtStock Exchange) is recruiting a SAP ABAP Developer with 3 to 5 years experience across all SAP modules. Rotation work...

Solutions Architect (Managed IT)

Responsibilities will include:Conduct IT assessments of clients environmentCrafting / architecting appropriate IT solutions for clients specifically related to outsourced / managed IT servicesPerform vCIO advisory services role to clientsReport building for vCIO...

Project Manager

A leading organization is looking for a project manager to join their team. The main purpose of the role is to specify and coordinate the implementation of a project. The person is responsible for meeting project objectives within quality, time, and budget targets, as...

SAP Cloud Integration Developer

As the developer focusing on SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI) experience, you will translate business requirements into integration specifications, mappings, and transactions. You will work with project managers, business users, and technical leads to define...

Senior C# Developer / Azure Cloud Specialist (TB1567) at Mediro ICT

About role: We are looking for a Senior C# Developer / Azure Cloud Specialist to join our team of rock-solid cloud specialists developing an Autonomous Transportation Systems solution for our plants. In this position, you will take a lead role in the fourth industrial...

Technical Test Analyst at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:The expertise of a highly meticulous Technical Test Analyst passionate about releasing great software, is sought by an innovative Investment Firm, for its Retail IT Client Communications division. You will be responsible for bulk reporting and...

PLC Technician at SA Power

SA Power is looking for a PLC Technician with PLC fault finding and programming background at its Johannesburg branch in Alberton. The ideal candidate must have mechanical and electrical knowledge, good understanding of motion and preferably worked on a softPLC like...

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