One small step for a man: a pinnacle of human achievement

Saturday 20 July marks 50 years since humans first walked on the surface of the moon, an achievement that defined the scientific endeavours of the 20th century. On 20 July 1969, after a landing that included dodging a lunar crater and boulder field just before...

In SA, just about everyone is hustling ..

.It's official: more and more South Africans are holding down more than one job. This is one of the findings from Henley Business School Africa's "What is the Future of Work in South Africa?" report, examining the side hustle economy. The study was conducted in the...

Jozi tops in Africa for women entrepreneurs

Even though it dropped slightly in rankings in Dell Technologies' Women Entrepreneur Cities Index, Johannesburg is still among the top 50 cities that support women entrepreneurs. The city's position at 36 is more indicative of the increasing competition to attract...

50 years ago Apollo 11 blasted off for the moon

3 ... 2... 1 ... we have a lift-off! Fifty years ago today (16 July 1969), three astronauts blasted off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida and became the first human beings to land on the moon and return home safely. The Apollo 11 space vehicle was commanded by...

IS extends cloud offering with Azure

To expand its hybrid multi-cloud offering to customers Internet Solutions (IS) is extending its cloud platform offerings to harness local Microsoft Azure capabilities. IS's offering will expand from traditional networking, voice and hosting, to include cloud...

EMEA prime target for brute force attacks

EMEA is a global hotspot for brute force access attacks, according to new research from F5 Labs. The new analysis forms part of the Application Protection Report 2019, which explores the fact that most applications are attacked at the access tier, circumventing...

Ke3chang group targets diplomats

ESET researchers have discovered new versions of malware families linked to the elusive Ke3chang group, along with a previously unreported backdoor. ESET has been tracking the APT group, which is believed to be operating out of China, for several years. The newly...

Beware fake FaceApp application

Kaspersky has identified a fake application that is designed to trick users into thinking it is a certified version of FaceApp, but goes on to infect victims' devices with an adware module called MobiDash. Once the application is downloaded from unofficial sources and...

R1,5m up for grabs from DBSA

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched a competition aimed at getting young people in the country to come up with solutions to some of South Africa's infrastructure challenges. Called the DBSA Youth Challenge, the competition invites entrants aged...

Tickets now on sale for this year’s rAge

rAge has secured its spot as one of the highlights on the electronic gaming calendar, with more than 34 000 gamers and enthusiasts attending the event last year. And this year, organisers say, visitors will once again cross the threshold at the TicketPro Dome to a...

Made-in-SA taxi hailing app launches

Taxi Live Africa is a new locally-developed, mobile phone application that lets metered, private and owner-run taxi drivers to use electronic hailing. Taxi Live Africa has engaged with metered and mini-bus taxi associations on the development of the app. Following a...

Moscow harnesses AI for municipal services

A virtual assistant created on the basis of AI, which has been working on the Moscow government hotline since 2014, will now take on the Moscow Transport Department's hotline. The virtual assistant currently accepts meter readings, helps with housing and communal...

In SA, just about everyone is hustling ..

.It's official: more and more South Africans are holding down more than one job. This is one of the findings from Henley Business School Africa's "What is the Future of Work in South Africa?" report, examining the side hustle economy. The study was conducted in the...

Intel delivers 64-chip neuromorphic system

Intel has announced that an 8-million-neuron neuromorphic system comprising 64 Loihi research chips -- codenamed Pohoiki Beach -- is now available to the broader research community. With Pohoiki Beach, researchers can experiment with Intel's brain-inspired research...

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Takealot, Superbalist plan annual shopping bonanza

The Takealot Group is planning what it believes to be a first-of-its-kind shopping event in South Africa. The Ultimate Checkout Sale is the Takealot Group's beginnings of creating a South African version of an annual shopping event akin to those already established in...

BT elevates Schindler’s network

BT has signed a contract with Schindler, one of the world's leading providers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways, as well as maintenance and modernisation services. BT will provide Schindler with a reliable and secure network and voice solution connecting...

Simplifying IT with HCI solutions

Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), a software-defined IT environment that virtualises all of the elements of the conventional data center, such as storage, networking and compute, is soaring in popularity among organisations and industries around the world. "There...

Clarifying ‘next-generation’ security

In order to combat the rising sophistication of security threats, a holistic approach to the different aspects of next-generation security remains critical for today's business. This is according to Stefan van de Giessen, general manager: cyber security at Networks...

Granadilla’s app-based insurance helps users save

July is savings month and, while tightening the belt on areas where one could spend less will set you in good stead, it is also a good time to reassess your insurance costs. What exactly are you paying and what are you paying for? Insurance is an expense that should...

Benefits of a cashless stadium

Digital payment is undoubtedly the most dynamic sector in financial services today. With an estimated 2,1-billion consumers already familiar with digital wallet transactions; the use of digital payments is rapidly changing how the world does business. And not only...

The importance of being human in the digital age

Businesses embarking on a digital transformation journey must ensure that they remain cognisant of the human element within this process - how people react to new technologies, for instance, and their fears of being replaced by a machine - or they will will be doomed...

Amazon beats Google in the e-retail search

When thinking 'search', you'd be forgiven for assuming that Google leads the pack. A global study has shown that consumers begin their retail related searches on Amazon first (46%) followed by Google searches (34%). By Michael King: head of Reprise Digital South...

MOU a boost for African maths education

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen education, training and research in mathematical sciences in Africa. Speaking at the signing, African Development...

Server Administrator

1) Drive operational aspects of incident management, ensuring SLAs for time, quality, and customer satisfaction are met in for our global infrastructure.2) Directly manages the workload and priorities of the Operations team functions to quickly assess business impact...

C# Winforms developer – Cape Town

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Senior Developers

Senior Developers needed - Cape Town - Negotiable between R780k and R960k JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for bright sparks that have been in the game for 5 years and above to join a company that is looking for innovative thinkers and game changers. There is massive...

Python Software Engineer

Our client based in Sea Point who provides cloud, fibre, adsl and hosting services are looking to hire a Senior PHP & Python Software Engineer responsible for researching, designing, developing and testing enterprise grade software. The perks of working at this...

Senior Systems Engineer

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Senior Java Developer

A reputable retail software giant known for being a specialist in designing software point of sale systems in the Cape Town is in search of their next Senior Java developer. You will responsible for coding, maintaining and evaluating the...

Java Developer (Mid to Snr)

Java Developer (Mid - Snr) Partially remote A company in the Northern Suburbs of Cape town is seeking a Java Developer to join to a team of developers rewriting a number of existing systems from .Net to Java. This is a full stack position but the main requirement is...

Business Analyst

A vacancy exists at our campus in Westlake Business Park, Cape Town for a business analyst in our Client Service division. The primary focus of this position is the specification and testing of functional requirements for Client Service solutions. Reporting to the...

Senior Software Development Engineer (Python)

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