Digital privacy fatigue drives online apathy

With the amount of personal data shared on the Internet continuing to grow, some users are resigned to think that any attempts to maintain online privacy will be doomed to failure. Kaspersky Lab has recently discovered that 42% of South African consumers do not know...

Modest growth forecast for IT spend

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3,79-trillion in 2019, an increase of 1,1% from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. "Currency headwinds fueled by the strengthening U.S. dollar have caused us to revise our 2019 IT spending forecast down from...

Meteoroid strikes point to water on the Moon

Researchers from NASA and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory report that streams of meteoroids striking the Moon infuse the thin lunar atmosphere with a short-lived water vapour. The findings will help scientists understand the history of lunar...

Regulations the top emerging risk for businesses

Concerns about rapidly accelerating privacy regulations and their associated regulatory burdens have become the top emerging risk that organisations face globally, according to Gartner's latest Emerging Risks Monitor Report. The quarterly survey of 98 senior...

Extended voting hours, special votes announced

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has extended voting hours on 27 April 2019 at four foreign missions to accommodate Jewish voters celebrating the Sabbath. Voting will be extended at the following missions: * London - opening at 07h00, closing at 23h30 (9 575...

Inflation increases in March

Price pressures are on an upward trajectory write Lullu Krugel, chief economist for Strategy& PwC Africa, and Christie Viljoen Strategy& PwC economist in this analysis. Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on 17 April that consumer price inflation...

New data centre drives Africa, Latin America data sharing

Telecom multinational Angola Cables has announced the opening of its carrier neutral data centre, AngoNAP Fortaleza in Fortaleza, Brazil. The Tier III-designed data centre will cater for the growing demand in content and data transmission in the southern hemisphere....

Modest growth forecast for IT spend

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3,79-trillion in 2019, an increase of 1,1% from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. "Currency headwinds fueled by the strengthening U.S. dollar have caused us to revise our 2019 IT spending forecast down from...

Multi-layered video ecosystem takes shape in SA

YouTube dominates the free online video segment in South Africa, with nearly nine out of 10 connected, urban consumers regularly accessing free video on YouTube and just under half watching YouTube videos every day. That's according to Rachel Thompson, Insights...

Absa migrates banking platform from the UK

Absa Group has successfully migrated the banking platform used by six of its African subsidiaries -Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, Barclays Tanzania, Seychelles and Zambia - from Barclays' data centre in the UK to Absa's data centre in South Africa. The migration, which...

Digital transformation is more strategic

Companies are recognising that digital transformation needs to part of their core strategy and are creating fewer chief digital officer (CDO) positions than they were two years ago. In the latest study of CDOs conducted by Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting...

Intel to exit 5G smartphone modem business

Intel intends to exit the 5G smartphone modem business and complete an assessment of the opportunities for 4G and 5G modems in PCs, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and other data-centric devices. Intel will also continue to invest in its 5G network infrastructure...

Five industries lead Chinese robotics growth

The robotics market in China is expected to grow at a high compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26,9% from 2017 to 2022 to reach $80,5-billion, or 38,3% of the world's total spend in robotics, by 2022. The IDC China Robotics Market Forecast, 2018−2022 shows five...

Intel debuts new vPro mobile processor

Intel has announced it new 8th Gen Intel Core vPro mobile processors, based on its Whiskey Lake architecture. Intel vPro clients configured with Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) solutions will be some of the first available in the marketplace to enable faster WiFi 6 connections,...

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Fun consumer tech for the whole family

With the Easter holidays fast approaching, families are looking for fun consumer tech that caters towards the whole family, both at home and away. Matthew Hall, product manager at Rectron, shares some tech must-haves for every member of the clan. Technology has...

Succession planning critical to sustainability

Recent events in both the public and private sectors are again highlighting the key role that proper succession planning plays in supporting any organisation's sustainability, particularly when it comes to CEOs and governing-body chairs. Poor succession planning...

BT-SA, Cambium Networks announce partnership

Bridging Technologies SA (BT-SA) is pleased to announce its new partnership with WiFi solutions expert Cambium Networks. BT-SA has provided longstanding support to networks and to infrastructure throughout South Africa and are delighted to be working alongside Cambium...

Sabvest acquires 30% stake in Revix

JSE-listed investment group Sabvest announces its 30% investment in Revix, a digital assets platform offering diversified cryptocurrency bundles similar to index funds prevalent in mainstream investing. The funding will be used to refine the platform's technology...

Cisco, Swarm, UTStarcom join DSA

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced that Cisco Systems, Swarm Technologies and UTStarcom have joined the Alliance, as more and more companies are introducing wireless technologies that enable the full range of narrowband and wideband applications by...

BT-SA, Cambium Networks announce partnership

Bridging Technologies SA (BT-SA) is pleased to announce its new partnership with WiFi solutions expert Cambium Networks. BT-SA has provided longstanding support to networks and to infrastructure throughout South Africa and are delighted to be working alongside Cambium...

CFOs must ask critical IT investment questions

Chief financial officers (CFOs) need to take a more active role in the digital transformation of today's companies. With an increase in shadow IT, where departmental staff bring technologies on board without consulting the IT department, the CFO should be asking...

Temp workers still need to fight for permanancy

Despite the Constitutional Court ruling on Temporary Employment Services (TES) of placed workers being deemed employees of the client, employees should not have an automatic expectation of being transferred onto the books of the client. This is the word from Advocate...

SearchInform road show an SA success

SearchInform, together with South African partners Condyn and Secnovate, held an Insider Risk and Fraud Executive Briefing 2019 in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The speakers introduced the original concept based on a holistic approach to human-related threats...

Bringing AI to the data centre

South African businesses, especially those involved in data centre management should start adopting and embracing AI now if they still want to continue to be relevant. Jim Holland, country manager for Data Centre Group at Lenovo Southern Africa, explains the...

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