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21 November 2018

AI shapes the future of music

Abbey Road Studios, the world-famous studio that was home to The Beatles and Pink Floyd, is trying to shape the future of music creation at its first hackathon using Microsoft technology.

Lack of IoT security awareness

November 21, 2018

Trend Micro today revealed that 86% of surveyed IT and security decision-makers across the globe believe their organisation needs to improve its awareness of IoT threats.

Steady growth for services

November 21, 2018

Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services totaled $506-billion in the first half of 2018 (1H18), an increase of 4% year over year (in constant currency), according to IDC.

FNB ready for Black Friday

November 21, 2018

South Africa’s e-commerce will once again get a major boost on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, says FNB, adding that it processed an average of over 800 000 card transactions per hour – peaking at 1,5-million card transactions between 16h00 and 17h00 – during last year’s shopping spree.

Gaming to enhance tourism experience

November 21, 2018

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has partnered with games developer Niantic to enhance global tourism through the use of mobile augmented reality game experiences.

African investors focus on home

November 21, 2018

Cape Town welcomed over 300 active and aspiring investors representing Africa’s early stage investing ecosystem for last week’s two-day Africa Early Stage Investor Summit organised by VC4A and ABAN.

Flat panels on the decline

November 21, 2018

The flat panel display (FPD) equipment market is expected to start to decline after an unprecedented build-up in 2017 as panel makers take a more cautious approach, waiting for demand to catch up to rapidly ramping capacity.
The FPD equipment market is forecast to fall from $20,2-billion in 2017 to $14-billion in 2020, declining at a compound annual rate of 11,6%, according to IHS Markit .

Fleet management systems to reach 15,6m

November 21, 2018

The number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 7,7-million in Q4-2017, according to new research from Berg Insight. And, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15,2%, this number is expected to reach 15,6-million by 2022.

Innovation, design at the heart of Lenovo products

November 21, 2018

Kathy Gibson is at Lenovo Tech Life in Chartwell – As the number one PC company in the world, Lenovo is constantly innovating and expanding its product line.

Lenovo kicks off Tech Life with exciting new products

November 20, 2018

Lenovo Tech Life, taking place on 21 November, will see the company launching a raft of innovative new products into the South African market.

SA businesses are slowly transforming

November 20, 2018

Just 8% of South African businesses are Digital Leaders, according to the Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index (the DT Index) – but 40% of local heads of business believe they’ll disrupt rather than be disrupted.

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Star Wars fans battle in one-on-one multi-player mode

November 21, 2018

Now Star Wars fans can have lightsaber battles against each other in local multiplayer mode, the newest feature expansion for the smartphone-powered augmented reality (AR) experience from Lenovo and Disney.

Form and function with the Lenovo Yoga C930

November 21, 2018

The new Lenovo Yoga C930 differentiates itself in a sea of sameness by offering users more value and purpose than even before.

Thinnest, lightest ThinkPad workstation available now

November 21, 2018

Lenovo’s newest ThinkPad mobile workstation, the ThinkPad P1, is available now.

Legion gaming laptops: stylish outside, savage inside

November 21, 2018

Lenovo Legion, the company’s dedicated sub-brand for PC gaming, now includes a new family of six gaming PCs – the Lenovo Legion Y730 and Y530 Laptops, T730 and T530 towers and C730 and C530 cubes.

Lenovo shows off Mirage Solo with standalone VR

November 21, 2018

Lenovo has demonstrated the world’s first standalone Daydream virtual reality (VR) headset, Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream.

Sharable VR with Lenovo Mirage Camera

November 21, 2018

Lenovo is showing off the Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream, a powerful new tool that lets you capture and relive memories like you’re really in the moment.

Work hard, play harder with the Lenovo X1 Extreme

November 21, 2018

Lenovo has launched the ThinkPad X1 Extreme, a 15-inch form factor in the X1 series that is the first to include NVidia discrete graphics.

Beat the Black Friday delivery blues

November 21, 2018

The biggest challenge on Black Friday isn’t a system crash or a payment failure. It’s the delivery problems that come after the purchases have been made.

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