Closing in on the universe’s missing matter

Astronomers have spent decades looking for something that sounds like it would be hard to miss: about a third of the "normal" matter in the universe. New results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may have helped them locate this elusive expanse of missing matter....

The risks facing SA in 2019

South Africa faces a range of risks, from unemployment to governance failures and cyber-attacks that threaten the country’s ability to grow and thrive. This is according to the fifth edition of its Risk Report: South Africa Risks 2019 by the Institute of Risk...

Final farewell to Opportunity Rover

One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars and helping lay the groundwork for NASA’s return to the Red Planet.  The Opportunity rover...

10 out of 10 for 5 in 5

Mark Davison is at IBM Think in San Francisco - One of the most popular sessions at IBM's Think conferences is the annual 5 in 5 predictions at its Science Slam - and this year's event proved to be no exception. The brainchild of senior vice-president of Cloud and...

Traditional communications channels are a last resort for consumers

For many years, telephone has been the dominant means through which organisations communicate with their customers. However, according to Aspect Software, the growth in choice when it comes to interaction - as well as the changing preferences of younger generations -...

Budget 2019 against the MTBPS 2018

The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) as presented by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni last year, was given against the realisation of the staggering impact State Capture had on the South African economy, strained fiscal numbers and ongoing concerns...

Goodbye status, hello quo

It was reported that Clark Kerr, the first chancellor of the University of California, once said that the "status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed". The Latin phrase has come to define political and business conversations and is the one thing that cannot...

New promo for owning an African domain name

The ZA Central Registry (ZACR) and its subsidiary, Registry Africa, have announced the launch an African geographic Top Level Domains (gTLD's ) promotion. The promotion, which is focused on the only four African gTLDs on the continent; dotAfrica, dotJoburg,...

Still no news on Microsoft’s EOH cancellation

EOH Holdings has reported that it has still not received confirmation from Microsoft as to why it's contract with the software giant was terminated. The company has appointed ENS to look at all large historical licensing contracts in the public sector vertical. In a...

Business must do more to limit data exposure in the cloud

Organisations should pay closer attention to security concerns associated with storing data in the cloud as configuration errors together with cloud threats pose a significant and ever-increasing risk to enterprise data. This is the word from Nompumelelo Mdima, McAfee...

The risks facing SA in 2019

South Africa faces a range of risks, from unemployment to governance failures and cyber-attacks that threaten the country’s ability to grow and thrive. This is according to the fifth edition of its Risk Report: South Africa Risks 2019 by the Institute of Risk...

What to expect from data and analytics in 2019

Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that have significant disruptive potential over the next three to five years, according to Gartner. Rita Sallam,...

AI misconceptions debunked

IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organisations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. Gartner says IT and business leaders developing AI projects must separate reality from myths to devise...

Calling all resellers: cast your vote now

It’s that time of the year when the Channelwise Awards recognise and salute the cream of our industry. The annual awards are based on the valued and trusted opinion of South Africa’s reseller community. “Please take the time to do the survey and vote to ensure that...

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Cryptocurrency predictions for 2019

The crypto economy celebrated its 10th birthday in 2018, reaching a total market capitalisation of approximately $138,6-billion. Despite a fluctuating market, leading global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace Paxful saw an upswing in activity driven by African...

New LG V40 THINQ is ideal for content creators

The LG V40 THINQ, selling at R13 000.00 - R16 000.00 at the time of writing, is trying to live up to high expectations and, in my opinion, is moving in the right direction. There are many new and positive features in the LG V40 THINQ, including: Good quality picture...

IoT offers fast, effective control of every business resource

Internet of Things (IoT) continues to make inroads into South African industries, and it is not difficult to see why. By Kabelo Ngwane, customer success manager at CRS Technologies The fact is that with IoT, businesses will always know where everything is, they will...

Bayport Financial Services moves into the cloud

Agile, scalable and flexible data centres are the new normal. To achieve this new, heightened level of normal, an increasing number of companies are moving to the cloud, and with this comes considerations around risk management and security. Bayport Financial Services...

Moodle adds professional learning support

Learning platform software developer Moodle has introduced Moodle Workplace, a learning solution to support effective organisational training that combines the power, scalability and flexibility of the Moodle LMS with new features designed to support professional...

IoT grows up in 2019

The addressable market opportunity for the Internet of Things (IoT) in South Africa is predicted to grow to R24,5-billion by 2021 according the IDC and although local businesses understand the value this emerging technology offers, they still tend to view it as a...

How to not get hacked

Gone are the days when we could live in peace believing that as low-profile individuals, we were unlikely to draw the attention of hackers. Any information shared or stored online is now prized by cyber criminals, many of whom make big money targeting ordinary...

ExtraHop leads in network performance monitoring, diagnostics

ExtraHop, an enterprise cyber analytics solution distributed in South Africa by Corr-Serve, has been recognised by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics". After being recognized for the past two...

SAM simplifies cloud migration

More organisations are adopting cloud technology and migrating their applications to this platform in order to leverage the benefits of flexibility, agility and as-a-service costing models. Cloud migration is typically a complex endeavour as businesses juggle software...

Canon launches compact, full frame EOS RP

Canon Europe has launched the EOS RP - a small, light and practical full frame mirrorless camera, for advanced amateurs looking to take a step-up into Canon's EOS R System. Ideal for travel, landscape and portrait photography and videography, the EOS RP promises...

Systems Developer

We are looking for a Systems Developer to join our fast-moving team. This role will focus on Software Development with exposure to Systems Engineering and as such requires an overall understanding of IT products and services. They will be involved in development,...

Junior Programmer

Our client, a leading Supplier of Medical Equipment in the Eastern Cape is seeking a Junior Programmer to join their East London team. Learn more/Apply for this position

IT Technician

Our client, a leading Supplier of Medical Equipment in the Eastern Cape is seeking a IT Technician to join their East London team Learn more/Apply for this position

Project Manager

Our client in the Manufacturing industry is seeking a Project Manager to join their team, based in East London. Minimum Requirements:- *Minimum 10 years experience within an Automotive environment which includes experience in all Manufacturing disciplines of the...

Senior Application Developer (RecruiTech)

Role Description: - Business Process (RE-) Engineering - System Design - System Development - Program/Software Creation - Porting/Software Integration - Documentation/Technical Authoring - Business Analysis - Data Analysis Essential (must have) knowledge and skills: -...

Junior Systems IT Administrator

Our multinational client in the Automotive industry seeks for a Junior Systems Administrator to: Purpose of Job: To assist their IT staff working on their Active Directory, User Support (Non-Autoline), Set ups, on-site installs Main Responsibilities: - Provide local...

PHP Mobile Developer

A vibrant PHP Mobile Developer opportunityJob & Company Description:A next generation digital company is looking for a dynamic mobile application developer to join their team.  You will have to provide Tablet and smartphone applications across Apple, Android,...

Jnr Systems Administrator/IT Support

A leading national car dealership group, is seeking a vibrant and dynamic candidate for their Junior Systems Administrator/IT Support role. The job is essentially assistant to our IT staff working on our Active Directory, user support (Non Autoline), Set ups, on...

Software Developer

Software Developer My client in the IT industry is seeking a Software Developer to join their team Duties Include: - Write, modify and debug software and Queries in Visual Studio .Net (C#, VB.net, HTML, XAML, AJAX etc...) and SQL. - Write software to create...

IT Support Technician

IT Support Technician needed for a well-established company in Bloemfontein. Requirements: Grade 12 A+/N+ Qualification is essential Tertiary IT qualification will be advantageous At least two year's experience in an IT Support position (essential) Skills: Diagnostic...

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