WHO recommends less screen time for children

Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are to grow up healthy, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO)....

Intel debuts 9th Gen mobile processors

Intel has launched the new 9th Gen Intel Core mobile H-series processors, the most powerful generation of Intel Core mobile processors to date, designed for gamers and creators. "Our new 9th Gen platform is designed to delight gamers, creators and performance users by...

Industrial systems come under cyber attack

With international analysts warning of a growing risk of cyber war, sabotage and espionage impacting industrial and mining facilities, South African stakeholders must step up their efforts to mitigate risk. This is according to GECI, an international tactical cyber...

Digital privacy fatigue drives online apathy

With the amount of personal data shared on the Internet continuing to grow, some users are resigned to think that any attempts to maintain online privacy will be doomed to failure. Kaspersky Lab has recently discovered that 42% of South African consumers do not know...

IoT helps SAB keep beers cold

Thingstream is providing the Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solution to support South African Brewery (SAB), a subsidiary of the world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). The Fridgelogic Connected Cooler system will be implemented across South...

Consumer confidence declines in 2019Q1

The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) reported on 24 April that South African consumer confidence deteriorated during the first quarter of 2019. The First National Bank (FNB)/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) declined to a reading of 2 in 2019Q1, down from a figure...

$1,2trn to be spent on digital transformation

Enterprises around the world are making significant investments in the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation (DX) of their business models, products and services, and organisations. In the latest update to its Worldwide Semiannual Digital...

Top supply chain trends for 2019

Gartner has identified the top eight supply chain technology trends in 2019. The top strategic supply chain technology trends have broad industry impact, but have not yet been widely adopted. They might be experiencing significant changes or reaching critical tipping...

Wireless power market gathers steam

The wireless power market gained further momentum in 2018 as it geared up to become a mainstream technology. Fortified by the growth in the sales of wirelessly charged mobile phones, global shipments of wireless power receivers and transmitters across all applications...

Low value deals rule venture capital funding

Low value deals (investment of less the $10-million) continued to dominate venture capital (VC) investments throughout the first quarter (Q1) of 2019. The share of such deals also registered consistent growth during the period, according to data and analytics company...

Intel debuts 9th Gen mobile processors

Intel has launched the new 9th Gen Intel Core mobile H-series processors, the most powerful generation of Intel Core mobile processors to date, designed for gamers and creators. "Our new 9th Gen platform is designed to delight gamers, creators and performance users by...

Is that a Marsquake we heard?

NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely "marsquake". The faint seismic signal, detected by the lander's Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS) instrument, was recorded on6 April, the lander's 128th Martian day,...

SA-startup Vollar presents to Stanford forum

Vollar, a new digital currency that enables sustainable and scalable social upliftment that empowers unemployed and informal traders, has been selected to present to the 12th Annual Stanford African Business Forum in Silicon Valley. South African startup Vollar...

Severe weather impacts Openserve’s infrastructure

The current inclement weather has wreaked havoc to Openserve infrastructure in KZN coastal areas resulting in a significant increase in network related faults. According to a statement from the organisation, flooding has restricted technicians from accessing...

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Six ways to optimise your cloud usage

Elaine Wang, cloud and software solutions director at Rectron, provides some tips for businesses looking to maximise their return on investment from the cloud For the longest time, businesses have been involved in discussions around the benefits of shifting their data...

Are we teetering on the edge?

For the past five years we’ve all been talking about the cloud. It’s become all pervasive as companies move to consumption-based pricing, and we’ve watched the meteoric rise of the hyper-scalers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google. And that’s despite the cynic’s view...

Solving the challenges of multi-cloud storage 

Statistics gathered from the Gartner Symposium held in Cape Town in September 2018, stated that 60% of South African organisations use cloud services today. By Hayden Sadler, country manager: South Africa at Infinidat This percentage is expected to increase with the...

Case study: how Travelport uses cloud to meet digitalisation demands

By Mike Croucher - The travel industry is transforming with emerging technologies, new business models and changing consumer expectations. Travelers now have a wide range of options when it comes to planning their trips. While it might have once been common to visit...

Standard Bank partners with AWS for cloud migration

By Kathy Gibson - Standard Bank plans to migrate production workloads that include customer-facing systems and strategic core banking application to the cloud, and has signed up Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider. Group CIO Alpheus Mangale...

The forecast for Africa: cloudy …

As South Africa welcomes local data centres from global players like Microsoft and Amazon, it’s clear that the cloud conversation is about to become more vocal. The latest moves are driving more enterprises to consider public cloud services, says Kevin Krige, data...

SA set to embrace the public cloud

Cloud computing received a major boost over the last few weeks, with two of the world’s largest public cloud providers officially opening data centres in South Africa. Within days of one another, Huawei and Microsoft both opened their local data centres, offering...

Managing your data in a multi-cloud ecosystem

As the hyper-scale cloud providers make massive investments in South Africa, opening their in-country data centres, they are prompting organisations to look for seriously at public cloud services to enhance their digital strategies. It’s important that the hyperscale...

First Distribution brings Microsoft Azure platform to market

Microsoft South Africa has officially opened its local data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town, aimed at driving public cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and edge implementations across the African continent. The two data centres have become part of a 54-region...

Security terminology demystified: ransomware edition

The file scrambler, the data hoarder and the ransom demander – ransomware isn’t fun for anyone. You’ve read our comprehensive guide to cybersecurity threats and you’ve hopefully read our inside guide to malware but now it is time to delve deep into the underground...

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Highly creative, analytical and pragmatic-Digital Content Strategist to be based in Cape Town. You will be responsible for conceptualizing, creating and overseeing the implementation of digital content strategies for new & existing clients. You will remain heavily...

IIT Support Technician

Please only apply if you meet the following requirements: Experience of at least 3-4 years working within Information technology infrastructure support. Showing experience of systems, support, diagnostic and resolution Own transport required Minimum Qualification...

Dynamics CRM Developer – Goodwood

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Back-End Developer (.NET)

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