Vodacom opts for solar power

Vodacom has installed solar panels capable of generating up to 34kW of power, which will supplement the energy supply of its Randburg base station controller. The new solar panels will help generate more than 50 000kWh of energy on an annual basis to power the...

Viable use cases for today’s connected vehicles

Automobile manufacturers globally that have integrated telematics into their vehicles can use WiFi today and generate significant revenue for a number of use cases, including predictive maintenance and repairs, as well as over-the-air (OTA) firmware updates. These use...

What’s behind the global surge in cryptocurrency?

The past week's bull run in the global cryptocurrency market saw the total market capitalisation of digital currencies increase by $63-million (nearly R1-trillion). The price of bitcoin broke the $8 100 market, levels last seen in August 2018, and an equivalent 55%...

Trump moves to block Huawei 5G in the US

US president Donald Trump has issued an executive order declaring a national emergency and effectively blocking Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE from selling their networking equipment in the US. The executive order invokes the International Emergency...

University of Pretoria students scoop IITPSA award

A team of final year BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria has won a Women in IT award sponsored by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) for what it says is an outstanding final year project. The new IITPSA...

CFO’s cost management style can reap benefits

The best CFO approaches to cost management deliver up to a 7 percentage point return on invested capital premium since 2010, according to Gartner. The findings come from a new study of long-term value creation in more than 1 000 of the world's largest companies by...

US ban on Huawei set to bite

US technology companies are starting to implement a ban on supplying Chinese manufacturers: the latest news is that Google will likely blacklist Huawei smartphones from using its Android operating system and online services. Although Google Play and other Google...

Successful CIOs learn from common mistakes

It can be difficult to predict exactly how your first day as a CIO will go. Whether you're new to the CIO role, or a seasoned professional, the first day will have some surprises, a few expected challenges, and probably lots of paperwork to read. It's a given that you...

All-women team leads UCT academic enterprise

The University of Cape Town (UCT)'s announcement of Professor Sue Harrison as the new deputy vice-chancellor (DVC): research and internationalisation means that, in what is a rare moment for higher education across the world, all four leaders in charge of the academic...

Voice, speech recognition drive automotive software

As vehicles grow increasingly connected and become packed with sensors, artificial intelligence (AI)-based technologies have the potential to play a significant role in the human-machine interface (HMI), according to a new report from Tractica. Voice-enabled smart...

Semiconductor revenue set for massive decline

After three consecutive years of growth, with year-over-year growth of 13,2% in 2018, the latest forecast update to the Semiconductor Applications Forecaster (SAF) from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that worldwide semiconductor revenue will decline to...

5G to reach IoT market in late 2020

According to a new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, 5G will make its first appearance in the IoT market in late 2020. The first 5G cellular IoT modules will become available to developers this year, enabling early adopters to create the first IoT devices...

What’s behind the global surge in cryptocurrency?

The past week's bull run in the global cryptocurrency market saw the total market capitalisation of digital currencies increase by $63-million (nearly R1-trillion). The price of bitcoin broke the $8 100 market, levels last seen in August 2018, and an equivalent 55%...

C-suite recognises growing cyber risk

Nearly three-quarters of C-suite executives in South Africa believe that cyber risks will grow substantially in the next few years as businesses harness new digital technologies to become more connected, intelligent and autonomous. According to new research from...

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DCC distributes Canon’s smallest voice-controlled printer

Canon's smallest five-ink single function printer, the Canon PIXMA TS704 is now available to the ICT channel from official distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC). Optimised for SoHo users, the compact PIXMA TS704 is 18 percent smaller than its predecessor the...

Tips when bidding online to buy a home

Over the past several years South Africans have become comfortable with and accustomed to making purchases on-line. Which is why on-line auction property transactions make perfect sense. So says MC du Toit, CEO: property sales for BidX1 South Africa: "Now acquiring...

Teraco’s Africa Cloud Exchange offers direct connections

Cloud investment into Africa has increased sharply as the continent sees the establishment of its first cloud regions. Through extensive investment by multiple international operators, cloud strategies are now becoming a key element within every enterprise's...

Nokia helps Ooredoo Qatar take a 5G lead

Ooredoo Qatar has selected Nokia to build a 5G cloud-native core network to support the delivery of enhanced mobile broadband services. Nokia's solution will be deployed in Ooredoo's state-of-the-art datacenters in Qatar's capital city Doha. The cloud-based...

Eaton reinforces benefits of Ulusoy Elektrik acquisition

Eaton Africa's recent acquisition of a controlling interest in Ulusoy Elektrik, a leading manufacturer of medium voltage electrical equipment based in Ankara, Turkey, is set to improve the ability to develop innovative power solutions for the African market. The...

Industrial Revolution: Where messaging meets agility

The only thing with less impact than a delegate reading a PowerPoint presentation to an audience at a conference is a looping in-store video. Industrial Revolution, a long-time provider of quality IT and related solutions to local business, is set to change the...

Syspro, Zap partner on data management, analytics

Zap and Syspro have launched a special solution edition of the data management and analytics software, Zap Data Hub, tailored specifically for the Syspro ERP software. Zap Data Hub for Syspro automates access, integration, and preparation of data for reporting, and...

Vodacom secures customers with BlackFog

Vodacom Business has partnered with BlackFog to provide cybersecurity and privacy solutions it's more than 43-million customers. With 2017 research reporting that over 95% of African businesses are operating below what is known as the 'cyber-security poverty line',...

Set-your-own-price taxi app launches in Joburg

Ride hailing app inDriver has launched in Johannesburg, with 3 000 new drivers already registered on the app. The bargain for a fair price taxi app, used by 22-million people across more than 200 cities, announced its launch with the addition of a new safety button...

Visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool

Visual storytelling is fundamental to the human experience, and one of our oldest forms of expression. From using fire to animate cave art, to Greek theatre, film, and television, we've adapted the principle to every new technology available to us. By Glenn Gillis,...

NOC Technical Support Level 1

Our client in the Network Operating Industry (NOI), has an exciting role for a Junior Technical Engineer for its NOC operation in Cape Town. This role requires an individual with N+ Certificate and the job description for this role is defined as below: Primary tasks:...

C# Developer

Our Client is a leading Software Development Comapny that provides services to the Finance and Banking inductry, for positions that require honesty in the handling of cash or finances. They are cunrrently recruiting C# developers in Jhb,PTa, Midrand, Centurion, Cpt...

C# Developer

Our Client is a leading Software Development Comapny that provides services to the Finance and Banking inductry, for positions that require honesty in the handling of cash or finances. They are cunrrently recruiting C# developers in Jhb,PTa, Midrand, Centurion, Cpt...

MS Dynamics 365 CRM Developer

MS Dynamics 365 Developer - Cape TownRole Purpose My client is currently looking for an experienced Dynamics 365 Developer to support a significant pipeline of development work. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies...

HR Systems Analyst

Position Purpose:To monitor, maintain and design HR system processes in order to ensure that the HR (ERP) systems are available and run effectively to support business operations.Experience & Qualifications:Relevant degree in IT.Diploma in Business Analysis...

Sybase Database Administrator

Position Purpose:The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration of the organisations databases specifically Sybase on Linux platform.Experience & Qualifications:Matric plus Computer Science or equivalent Degree3 to 5 years in a similar...

C# ASP.NET Analyst Developer

C# ASP.NET Analyst Developer Career role and opportunity in a leading Professional Financial Solutions Business for a C# ASP.NET Analyst Developer, responsible for delivering unit tested .NET code according to specifications and coding standards within agreed upon...

Backend Software Engineer

Do you have a passion for technology? Our client, a leading web hosting Company based in Cape Town is hiring. An opportunity exists for a Back-end Systems Engineer with a high level of experience in Back-end and API software design & development, must have a...

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ENVIRONMENT:A results-driven coder with an interest in financial markets is sought by a financial software development company, specialising in client-centric software to be their next Software Developer (C#). Your core role will be the development, maintenance and...

Senior Java Developer

You will develop and evolve the Helium Platform. 8+ years’ relevant coding experience5+ years’ experience working with SQL databases, ideally PostgreSQLSolid experience in Java EE or SpringTertiary qualifications in information technology would be advantageousLearn...

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