Ndlovu Youth Choir opts for dotAfrica domain

Africa not only has talent but its open for business. That's the message being conveyed to the world by the Ndlovu Youth Choir via its https://choir.africa/ online platform. "We congratulate the Ndlovu Youth Choir for representing the promise of the Bright Continent...

Banks gear up to tackle financial crime

A new independent survey by research firm Ovum on behalf of global analytic software firm FICO has found that most banks plan to integrate their fraud and financial crime compliance systems and activities in response to new criminal threats and punishing fines. Ovum...

The link between climate change and fires

Hot and dry. These are the watchwords for large fires. While every fire needs a spark to ignite and fuel to burn, it's the hot and dry conditions in the atmosphere that determine the likelihood of a fire starting, its intensity and the speed at which it spreads. Over...

Trickle-down effect drives sophisticated cyber-threats

By Kathy Gibson - The cyber-threat industry is a massive - and profitable - one and it's getting more sophisticated thanks to a trickle-down effect of advanced nation state tools being made available to serious organised crime groups, cyber-terrorists and others. They...

Significant increase for notebook PC ODM shipments

The global production volume of notebook PCs by the ODM/EMS industry increased 11,4% year over year to 39,7-million units in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19). According to the latest results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Notebook ODM QView,...

ITU, Cisco partner on digital skills transfer

ITU, in partnership with Cisco, has launched the Digital Transformation Centres Initiative to equip people with the skills needed to effectively participate in today's digital society and economy. Through the initiative, launched at ITU Telecom World, ITU and Cisco...

New Cisco SA head no stranger to the company

Cisco has appointed Garsen Naidu as its new country manager for South Africa. Naidu has been with the company for eight years, his most recent position being head of the Partner and System Engineering organisations for Sub-Saharan Africa. "Garsen has led our Partner...

The aliens are coming …

During what has been a content-rich summer season across the northern hemisphere, children have shown significant interest in viral memes about Area 51, according to Kaspersky's annual summer report into kids' online safety. Area 51 is commonly believed to be a...

Ignore app Ts & Cs and become clickbait

South Africa's Wireless Application Service Providers' Association (WASPA) says millions of mobile users are potentially putting themselves at risk by not reading the associated terms and conditions when downloading an app. WASPA has previously cautioned cellular...

Strong Q3 growth for SA unlikely

Declining economic transactions in August offer little hope of a 3% growth recurring in the third quarter. This is according to BankservAfrica's monthly economic transactions index (BETI) which fell even after July's figures were revised slightly upwards following the...

AI neural network improves heart attack detection

Researchers have developed a neural network approach that can accurately identify congestive heart failure with 100% accuracy through analysis of just one raw electrocardiogram (ECG) heartbeat, a new study reports. Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic...

Declining sales, trade war don’t dull Apple sentiment

Despite declining iPhone sales for the second consecutive quarter and the ongoing US-China trade war, the overall sentiments for Apple remain high. This is according to GlobalData's Company Filing Analytics platform, which analyzes and showcases sentiments across...

Despite challenges, SA banks show resilience

An analysis of the results of the major banks for the period ended 30 June 2019 reveals a picture of a domestic economy under stress in a low growth environment and restrained as a result of the slow pace of structural reforms. This is according to PwC's "Major Banks...

SA-built app improves safety for chainsaw trainees

In what is believed to be a world first, trainee chainsaw operators will soon be able to use a virtual reality (VR) application to test their theoretical knowledge and hone their skill in a simulated timber plantation. Developed by Forestry South Africa (FSA), the...

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Data backups: start with what you can’t afford to lose

Toy Story 2 almost didn't happen. Somewhere during the 3D animated movie's production, an administrator accidentally destroyed all of the movie's data assets, including the meticulously crafted models and animations. Were it not for the technical director, who made...

DYDX supports Susu Healthcare’s development

DYDX, a digital transformation practice based in Cape Town, partnered with Beninese-French visionary Bola Bardet to create and launch Susu Healthcare. The first-of-its-kind full-service digital healthcare company was taken from concept to launch in less than 18...

Smart cities are needed now

The 2019 World Economic Forum on Africa, held last week in Cape Town, had set as its theme "Shaping inclusive growth and shared futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)". "Central to this 4IR growth is the rise of smart cities that will be able to tap into...

Real transformation involves the entire enterprise

The concept of digital transformation has received significant attention in recent years, touted for its ability to revolutionise businesses and drive innovation and enhanced competitiveness. By Allana Barber, digital practice manager: Africa at Wipro The reality...

Hyperscale – putting secondary storage to work

It is a myth that organisations have to be huge to leverage hyperscale solutions. The simple truth is that data is growing a lot faster than storage budgets, which is proving challenging to businesses that do not have the resources of their larger counterparts. By...

Surviving the digital app-ocalypse

The modern smartphone user has an average of 35 mobile applications installed on their devices. However, only five of these are used most often, and many of them are removed after the first use. It seems like a paradox: people are sick of downloading apps, but apps...

Hybrid cloud offers best of both worlds

As the fourth industrial revolution commences, it is no longer a question of if companies will make the move to cloud technology, it is now a question of when. By Bevan Lock, Lenovo Southern Africa spokesperson For companies to fully embrace the benefits of emerging...

Huawei unveils flagship 5G SoC

Huawei has unveiled the latest flagship Kirin 990 series: Kirin 990 and its 5G version. The launch came during the keynote address at IFA in Berlin last week, where Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), spoke about "Rethink Evolution". "Kirin 990...

The sky is blue: 4IR is here

There is thinking and then there is blue-sky thinking. The latter is defined by how industry and individual can look at a situation through the eyes of what could be, or what might be achieved. The former should be defined by innovation and opportunity. When it comes...

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