Connected vehicle shipments set to rocket

Worldwide shipments of connected vehicles, which includes options for embedded and aftermarket cellular connectivity, will reach 51,1-million units in 2019, an increase of 45,4% over 2018. In its inaugural connected vehicle forecast, International Data Corporation...

AI joins the fight for food security

IBM has announced the global expansion of Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture, with AI technology tailored for new crops and specific regions to help feed a growing population. For the first time, IBM is providing a global agriculture solution that combines...

How to make space exploration ‘green’

NASA is looking for ways to make spaceflight more environmentally-friendly. A small spacecraft the size of a mini-refrigerator is packed with cutting-edge "green" technology for NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission, or GPIM, which aims to pilot a sustainable and...

Vodacom opts for solar power

Vodacom has installed solar panels capable of generating up to 34kW of power, which will supplement the energy supply of its Randburg base station controller. The new solar panels will help generate more than 50 000kWh of energy on an annual basis to power the...

US charges WikiLeaks’ Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged in an 18-count superseding indictment on charges relating to illegally obtaining, receiving and disclosing classified information. The US Department of Justice says the superseding indictment alleges that Assange was...

Huawei moves to allay fears

The last week has seen a rash of news and rumours about the future viability of Huawei. US President Donald Trump issued an executive order invoking the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives the president the authority to regulate commerce in...

IoT devices at risk from new Microsoft vulnerability

Microsoft has released information about a critical vulnerability in the Windows operating system (CVE-2019-0708). The vulnerability allows remote code execution by an attacker directly from the network using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in remote desktop...

New opportnunities drive African investment in TMT

The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in Africa is expected to show impressive growth in 2019, with transactions forecasted to exceed earlier predictions of mergers and acquisition (M&A) investments worth $5,9-billion in 2019, according to...

Oil and gas plants brace for new cyber attacks

Oil and gas plants have increased their cyber risk profile as they modernise plants and close the "air gap" between IT networks and operational technology (OT) networks. This is according to Phil Neray, vice-president of industrial cybersecurity at global security...

Customers most likely to inspire innovation

The majority of global business leaders (57%) feel an urgent need to innovate now - and they are looking to their customers for inspiration. This is according to research from YPO, the global leadership organisation for more than 27 000 chief executives in 130...

People still distrust AI voice technology

A massive 73% of people don't trust AI voice technology to make simple calls - although trust does grow as they use the technology. Riley Panko, senior content developer and marketer at Clutch discusses the findings from recent research. Nearly three-quarters of...

AI joins the fight for food security

IBM has announced the global expansion of Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture, with AI technology tailored for new crops and specific regions to help feed a growing population. For the first time, IBM is providing a global agriculture solution that combines...

Boost Gen Z’s personal brand to connect

Generation Z (Gen Z) consumers are 1,5-times more likely to follow a brand that provides content that boosts their own image, according to Gartner. Where previous generations were concerned with fitting in, Gartner research shows that Gen Z consumers are breaking that...

Connectivity enables Africa’s digital transformation

As the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, it's evident that broadband and mobile connectivity growth has had a dynamic impact on Africa. In 2017, mobile technologies and services generated 7,1% of GDP across Sub-Saharan Africa - a contribution...

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Fleet management solution for Ugandan utility provider

A&S Electronics has been awarded a tender to supply a water services provider in Uganda with a comprehensive fleet management solution. The customer operates an extensive fleet to fulfil its mandate of providing water for use in agriculture, rural industries and...

Ransomware 101: understanding the biggest security threat

Ransomware is one of the biggest threats in today's security landscape - it has been on the scene for more than a decade and as it continues to prove successful for cybercriminals more high profile business targets fall victim on an almost daily basis. Ransomware is...

WBX automates weighbridge process

From weighbridge to driver and inventory management and access and identification, WBX offers a holistic suite of next-generation of receiving and dispatch software, with features aimed at optimising and automating the entire weighbridge-centric product movement...

Citrix to launch Workspace for Google Cloud

Citrix Systems has announced plans to extend Citrix Workspace to Google Cloud, expanding the flexibility and choice companies have in transitioning to the cloud by enabling them to quickly and efficiently deliver apps to Google devices and operating systems and create...

Huawei SA launches free 5G training for ICT students

Huawei South Africa has launched a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities, with plans to expand the programme across the country. The inaugural event kicked off at Wits University in Johannesburg and at the University of Pretoria...

Edge computing brings IT closer to ‘home’

Edge computing is an IT architecture designed to put applications and data closer to the users or 'things' that need them. Whereas cloud computing drove the creation of mega data centres, edge computing brings distributed IT, with an exponential number of micro data...

Digital banks wary of losing the human connection

In their drive to be digitally relevant and hold market share, both traditional and digital banks run the risk of losing customers by reducing human interaction. This is the warning from Bardien Pienaar, GM at Merchants. He says that, in an environment where consumers...

Adcomtec transforms its ERP with DAC Systems

DAC Systems recently implemented Microsoft's Dynamics 365 Business Central Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution at Adcomtec within 60 days, to enable the engineering company to improve its business productivity through eliminating timeous manual-based...

SqwidNet and ChipFox-SA partner on agricultural IoT

The value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies in its inherent ability to connect to physical things to collect data that can be used to inform decision-making. In business, this can be applied across many industries, providing essential information to the business or...

LG’s XBoom for sound on the go

LG Electronics (LG) has showcased its XBoom lineup at multiple conferences and events, including at CES 2019. The XBoom family comprises mini components, and all-in-one units and XBoom Go portable Bluetooth speakers. LG XBoom Go PK series speakers produce excellent...

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Junior Java Developer – 2+ years experience

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Senior Mobile Developer – 5+ years experience

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