Industrial systems come under cyber attack

With international analysts warning of a growing risk of cyber war, sabotage and espionage impacting industrial and mining facilities, South African stakeholders must step up their efforts to mitigate risk. This is according to GECI, an international tactical cyber...

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...

Joburg is ready to make the digitalisation leap

Johannesburg scores poorly in digitalization readiness, but has the potential to improve rapidly Siemens has launched a web-based application which reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation and develop new ways of living,...

Security key for IP protection

llectual Property Day (26 April) raises awareness on how intellectual property (IP) impacts daily life. But, while much attention is placed around the legal aspects, companies and individuals need to consider the security ramifications as well. “Intellectual property...

African banking moves to digital channels

At least 40% of the African banking customers prefer to use digital channels for transactions, roughly the same share as those who prefer branches. In four of the continent’s major banking markets, the share of customers who prefer digital channels is significantly...

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...

Fluctuating fortunes for IoT deal activity

The Internet of Things (IoT) industry seems to have past the hype as concerns around the security of devices connected through IoT start emerging day by day. This reflects in analysis from data and analytics company GlobalData, which reveals that venture capital (VC)...

SA’s Centbee raises £1m from Ayre Ventures

South African-based Bitcoin company Centbee has closed its Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Antigua-based investment firm Ayre Ventures and CoinGeek. Ayre, who has invested £1-million (R18,3-million), comments: "Centbee has a track record of...

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...

Land Rover aims to develop next generation of coders

Tomorrow's engineers are learning to code self-driving vehicles of the future today through the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools programme. Self-driving cars will require an estimated 1-billion lines of computer code - almost 1 000 times more than the 145 000 lines required...

Double-digit growth for flat panels

For the first time in four years, demand for flat panel displays grew double digits at 10,5%, year over year, to 221-million square meters in 2018, according to business information provider IHS Markit. "Although uncertainties about the global economy grew in the...

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Senseable wins top digital award

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Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud now in two tiers

Kaspersky Lab has launched a new edition of Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud -- a cloud-based cybersecurity product for small and medium-sized businesses that seek easy security management and benefit from cloud services. Now available in two tiers, the product...

Itec Tiyende scoops empowerment award

Itec Tiyende was recognised as the Top Empowerment Company in the ICT category at the recent 18th annual Top Empowerment Awards, beating formidable competitors in the sector. Through Top Empowered Company's benchmarking process, Itec Tiyende was identified as the...

SA businesses urged to prioritise facial recognition policies

Camera-based facial recognition is finding growing favour within corporate South Africa as a way to fairly and accurately manage employee attendance in the workplace. "For many of us, facial recognition is becoming our first exposure to the growing phenomenon of...

Which is better for developers: iOS or Android?

When you're building an app, the first decision you need to make is whether to develop for iOS, Android or both. "Although Android is usually easier to start out with, it does require more of a time investment further down the line. Conversely for iOS, it's harder to...

Collaboration key to achieving Africa’s economic potential

Extracting the true economic potential of Africa will depend on a true collaborative effort between business, government, communities and the people who inhabit this continent. "This is likely to be an unfamiliar role for many corporates, whether multinational or...

Dynamic Technologies acquires IndigoCube

South African software and services organisation Dynamic Technologies has acquired IndigoCube. IndigoCube is a specialist innovation and software business that develops skills, transforms processes, and provides the world's best technologies to enable innovation and...

Dimension Data, Cisco in co-innovation partnership

Dimension Data and Cisco have announced a new co-innovation agreement, to develop a deeper collaboration environment and framework to jointly solve clients' business needs. Drawing on their respective core strengths, competencies, and technologies, Dimension Data and...

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...

Technical Support

Our client is a leader in the software development industry is looking for a technical support To qualify for this exciting opportunity in their organisation, you need to meet the following criteria: ▪ Experience with FreePBX and VoIP ▪ Experience with Yealink/Snom ▪...

.NET Software Application Developer – Maitland

Job Type .NET Software Application Developer - MaitlandLocation: Cape Town, MaitlandContact Name: Matthew TowersTeleph(contact number)Amazing company that is lead supplier of software solutions and services within their industry are seeking an .NET Software...

IT Support Technician

UPGRADE YOUR CAREER to a well-established IT company who requires the services of an End User Support Technician in East London, Eastern CapeMinimum requirements:2 Years + experience in similar role A+/N+ Certification or Diploma in Information Technology Microsoft...

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Fullstack .NET Developer

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Programmer II .NET (Banking)

ENVIRONMENT:A fast-growing leading retailer is looking for a Programmer II.Net with 3 Years IT Degree/Diploma and application development using combinations of Visual Studio, SSIS (Server Integration Services), SSRS (Server Reporting Services), SQL, HTML, ASP.Net,...

.NET Technical Lead

Reporting to the Head of Software Engineering, the Senior Tech Lead is responsible for leading Tech Leads across multiple products. You are expected to work with your team daily ensuring the team solves their challenging problems within deadlines. You will...

Junior PHP Developer

ENVIRONMENT:Our client, a social media video agency is looking for a junior PHP developer with a passion for all things new and trendy to join their dynamic, modern and cutting-edge team of 12. (6-month Contract with a view to go permanent)REQUIREMENTS:We are looking...

Back-End Developer

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Front End Developer

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