What’s wrong with the ECA Bill?

What’s wrong with the ECA Bill?

By Kathy Gibson – The proposed Electronic Communications Amendment (ECA) Bill has come under fire from almost all the parties it will affect, and will likely embroil the industry in years of litigation if it is passed into law. Free Market Foundation (FMF)...
Up close to Saturn’s rings

Up close to Saturn’s rings

Saturn’s rings display their subtle colours in a view captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. The particles that make up the rings range in size from smaller than a grain of sand to as large as mountains, and are mostly made of water ice. The exact nature...
Distrust over privacy leaves consumers anxious

Distrust over privacy leaves consumers anxious

Organisations and individuals recognise the importance of data privacy, but don’t believe that the companies they work with are looking after their personal information. A survey of 10 000 consumers, conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of IBM, shows that 78%...
28 years of space observation with Hubble

28 years of space observation with Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope has celebrated its 28th year in space with this picture from the Lagoon Nebula. The Earth-orbiting observatory has given the world a view the universe’s extraordinary stellar tapestry of birth and destruction. This image shows a...
The shocking cost of old technology

The shocking cost of old technology

Outdated technology can mean that employees waste more than 42 days a year simply doing their jobs. This is according to the global Ricoh Digital Empowerment Survey, including a representative number of South Africans and South African companies, which asked more than...
How IT can drive digital transformation

How IT can drive digital transformation

Kathy Gibson is at IDC CIO Summit in Chartwell – As business embraces digital transformation, the IT industry is being driven by the need to create new and compelling systems that can increase revenue – and to do this quickly, at scale. This is word from...