Astronomers see what could be a black hole collision light show

In a first, astronomers may have seen light from the merger of two black holes, providing opportunities to learn about these mysterious dark objects. When two black holes spiral around each other and ultimately collide, they send out gravitational waves - ripples in...

Sci-Bono appeals for return of missing RoboDog

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre's RoboDog has disappeared and the science centre is appealing to anyone with information on its whereabouts to come forward. The dog was last seen late yesterday afternoon (Thursday, November 25) when the Discovery Centre in Newtown,...

First test mission to defend Planet Earth launches

NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world's first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched yesterday (Wednesday) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at...

Speed and convenience the main drivers for transit choices

Mobility and transportation consume 20% of the world's energy - most of which is powered by fossil fuels. With the growing trend of mass urbanisation comes increased congestion especially as more cities emerge out of lockdown, which can rapidly accelerate the energy...

SARB consults on monetary policy implementation reform

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is calling for input on a new framework for implementing monetary policy. The organisation has been working on reviewing the framework for a few years. The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgency of reform, and...

Automotive sensor market set for shake-up

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the automotive sensors market will grow to over $92-billion by 2026; a 30% increase over 2021. This growth will be driven by sensors that enable automated vehicles and ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems). Sensors...

Users urged to exercise caution in festive online shopping

The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) has called for consumers to exercise extreme caution while shopping online over the period leading to and after the festive season. Consumers should beware of fake sites, which look like authentic companies, false deals...

NASA’s Curiosity rover sends a picture postcard From Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover captured a remarkable image from its most recent perch on the side of Mars’ Mount Sharp. The mission team was so inspired by the beauty of the landscape, they combined two versions of the black-and-white images from different times of the day...

Sci-Bono appeals for return of missing RoboDog

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre's RoboDog has disappeared and the science centre is appealing to anyone with information on its whereabouts to come forward. The dog was last seen late yesterday afternoon (Thursday, November 25) when the Discovery Centre in Newtown,...

NFT adoption set to double in SA

South Africans are less likely to own NFTs compared to their global counterparts, although the popularity of this asset class is growing. Finder.com's Global NFT Adoption report of more than 28 000 internet users reveals that 8,3% of South Africans own NFTs, which is...

How to evaluate a Black Friday deal

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) warns buyers against overspending on ill-considered purchases advertised as Black Friday deals. "Black Friday specials often aim to exploit the emotional vulnerability consumers and society to counter...

Sales reps urged to prepare for festive season growth

While many sectors are coming off a low base as a result of last year's lockdown, a large number of South African industries have improved significantly this year. Leading the race are the food and beverage as well as the building and hardware industries which...

Travel trends to evolve in a post-Covid world

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group have launched 'Trending in Travel', a new report that shows the latest trends traveller behaviour and future booking patterns in the wake of Covid-19. WTTC, representing the global Travel & Tourism...

New platform raises awareness on the plight of migrant women

With the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV) running from 25 November to 10 December, a new platform brings the public closer to the stories of women who migrate, detailing how they endure multiple forms of intersecting violence. Women and...

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Cyber insurance is a fallback, not a solution for a ransomware attack

Cybercrime is a growing threat to businesses globally, and South Africa is no exception. The country ranks third in the world for the highest number of users experiencing targeted ransomware attacks. By Amritesh Anaand, practice lead for unified communication at In2IT...

How POPIA impacts your business

Cloud computing, the shift to digital experiences, and connected sensors have made it possible for companies to collect and process vast amounts of data around consumers - often to their benefit. For many companies, data is their most valuable asset. By Charl Venter,...

How to be more resilient to ransomware threats

Impacts vary, but in many cases, ransomware disrupts businesses for significant periods or even forces them to suspend operations or close. By Clive Brindley, security lead at Accenture in Africa A growing population of highly capable cyber extortionists is developing...

Cisco simplifies software and services buying program

At its 26th annual Partner Summit conference, Cisco announced a new Enterprise Agreement (EA) to make it easier for partners and customers to buy, sell, and manage Cisco software and services. The single contract increases access to Cisco's portfolio and solutions,...

NU partners with Netskope as Cloud Access Security Broker

Networks Unlimited has announced a partnership agreement with Netskope, a US-based cloud, data and network security provider, and a leader in the application of the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Cloud Access Security Brokerage (CASB), also known as Cloud...

Huawei MateBook B Series – Landing Soon

Leading ICT distributor, Pinnacle, recently announced the onboarding of the Huawei Consumer Business Group product stack to their portfolio. The addition of the Huawei Consumer Business Group has elevated Pinnacle’s B2B consumer offering to the next level, creating...

Is ERP out of reach of the SME?

If you think ERP software is too expensive for a SME, think again. That's the word from Heinrich de Leeuw, MD of Seidor South Africa, who points out that ERP technology enables SME owners and directors to have a real time dashboard of important data in the business....

Growing market for personal insurance cover against online threats

Cybercrime numbers are on the up, and South Africans are not immune from this growing threat. Some of the statistics are frightening. Banking app losses increased by more than 88% last year to an average loss of R14 253 per transaction. Online banking losses increased...

New VAT and customs obligations for online marketplaces

The global economy has recently seen a rapid rise in online marketplaces and platforms, whereby sellers can easily connect and transact with buyers. By Prenisha Martin, tax associate at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg This substantial increase in digitisation has led to a...

Java Developer (Cryptocurrencies) at Parvana Recruitment

Responsibilities: Developing software and implementing enhancements. Implementing coding based on designed architectures and coding standards. Developing tools and processes to improve software engineering productivity. Designing and ensuring compliance with...

Developer at Fourier Recruitment

This position would suit a Pretoria resident who is fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans and must have own transport Build and support applications in a technically exciting and challenging [URL Removed] develop, test, document and support applications written in...

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Software Developer We are searching for a remote software engineer who is excited to build test-driven, reliable and resilient web services, APIs and customer integrations. We expect that: You have 5+ years of experience with development of large MVC codebase PHP...

Front-End Developer

Frontend Developer Company is based in Aarhus, Denmark with offices and colleagues in Pretoria,London, Hamburg, New York and Mexico City. We are searching for a remote frontend software engineer to join our team and who is excited to build high quality web app...

Senior Software Engineer

Our client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer. The ideal candidate should be a developer with solid experience building web application software using php, javascript and mysql, he/she should be a self-motivated, multi-tasker, and demonstrated team-player. You...

Senior Analyst Programmer at Headhunters

Our client based in Port Elizabeth is looking for an experienced Senior Analyst Programmer.Qualifications: Qualification in an industry-related field and/or a relevant Information Technology degree. Post-graduate qualification will be advantageous. Experience: At...

Business Intelligence Consultant

Duties Developing and managing business intelligence solutions for the organizationProviding reports through office applications to improve business processesCollaborating with team members for the purpose of collecting data and executing the company's...

Contracting C# .NET Developer

My client in the Consulting industry is seeking to appoint a Contracting C# .Net Developer with a possibility of going permanent or long term contract. You will be consulting to clients in the Financial Services industry. This role can either be based in Centurion,...

System Testing Administrator

Duties and Responsibilities: You will be tasked with the testing of new features and enhancementsYou will be involved with the project teams (both internal and external) in implementation of these new features and enhancementsExecute exploratory tests in order to gain...

Senior DevOps Engineer

This position is responsible for implementing, maintaining, enabling and facilitating DevOps practices as well as optimizing the architecture and processes of the product and platforms required to meet business goals and objectives. Implement and maintain...

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