5G still has a long way to go to reach its potential

While initial 5G services have been launched, there is much more underway to realise the full potential of 5G. This is among the conclusions in a 5G White Paper published by the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance. The NGMN White Paper, the second it has...

NASA astronauts splash down in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

Two NASA astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday for the first time in a commercially-built and -operated American crew spacecraft, returning from the International Space Station to complete a test flight that marks a new era in human spaceflight....

Less knowledgeable readers get news mostly from social media

Those who rely on social media for news are less likely to get the facts right about the coronavirus and politics and more likely to hear some unproven claims. The rise of social media has changed the information landscape in many ways, including the manner in which...

New imaging system creates pictures by measuring time

A radical new method of imaging which harnesses artificial intelligence to turn time into visions of 3D space could help cars, mobile devices and health monitors develop 360-degree awareness. Photos and videos are usually produced by capturing photons - the building...

Cut your tech budget without wrecking your future

While every company will have to critically re-evaluate their 2020 tech spend, not every business is facing the same challenges. Forrester has released insight to help companies navigate the treacherous task of cutting tech costs in the short-term, without causing...

Cars down, bakkies up as sales stutter into new normal

New vehicle sales in July may have shown a clearer sign of which levels of market activity should be expected as lockdown regulations ease and the economy begins opening up again. WesBank warns, however, that it is too early to define any kind of trend or level of...

Pandemic drives AI demand up

The demand for artificial intelligence (AI), data, and digital tools is soaring as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to put a strain on many enterprises. This is among the findings in a new study conducted by Corinium and sponsored by Fico. The report, "Building...

Organisational changes could boost sales managers

High-performing sales managers disproportionally focus more of their discretionary time on customer facing activities geared toward near-term commercial wins. However, according to Gartner, many sales managers are constantly distracted with fighting internal battles...

Tech companies defy Covid-19 downturn

The Covid-19 pandemic is providing new business opportunities for the tech sector, as evidenced by the performance of the world's top 25 technology companies, which all reported quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth in market capitalisation (MCap) for the second quarter...

Remote-learning platform is tailored for Africa

The University of Pretoria (UP) has seen another edtech start-up emerge out of its TuksNovation programme, the institution's high-tech incubator and accelerator. Wingu Academy is a remote-learning platform that offers educational support to schools, tutoring centres...

Antitrust hearings the tip of the iceberg for big tech

The US Congress anti-trust committee held a five-hour hearing on the market power of big tech companies last week. However, antitrust is just the tip of the iceberg, according to GlobalData, as regulators are expected to come after big tech companies in 10 different...

Drones carry out power asset inspections

International Data Corporation (IDC) has published an IDC Innovators report profiling four companies that use drones to carry out power asset inspections. The four companies are Cyberhawk, Delair, PrecisionHawk, and Sterblue. Drones, also called unmanned aerial...

CFOs fail to drive returns that exceed capital cost

Only a third of firms drive returns greater than the cost of capital, according to a Gartner analysis of cost structure models. For those organisations built around factors such as unique competitive differentiators they drove a 6% greater return on return on invested...

Average vehicle age approaches 12 years

New research from IHS Markit shows that the average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the US has risen to 11,9 years this year, about one month older than in 2019. Though slight, the increase can generate new business opportunities for companies operating in...

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DVT appoints Karl Fischer as CMO

Software development and technology services company DVT has appointed Karl Fischer in a new role as chief marketing officer. Fischer has been with DVT for five years as an MD of the East Coast region in South Africa and more recently DVT's Coastal region as well as...

Ecosystem stakeholders agree that SA needs a Startup Act

A co-created and tailor-made national Startup Act will be a powerful tool for empowering entrepreneurs and addressing key developmental issues in South Africa - although case studies from other African countries show that it will require prolonged and widespread...

MTN launches MTN Arena mobile gaming platform

MTN has launched an offering for avid gamers: through MTN Arena, the companies is bringing the world of competitive gaming to the casual mobile gamer along with daily, weekly and monthly mobile tournaments - and the chance to win a share of R100 000 in prize money...

Vodacom’s Just4You gives customers double their data

Vodacom is giving customers who buy selected bundles using the Just4You platform, a 100% bonus on daily, weekly and monthly bundles. This means that customers who buy selected data bundles via the My Vodacom App and USSD will receive double the value of their data...

Women’s Day challenge to PR companies

PR companies working in the IT industry have been challenged to make a donation made to the A-Plus Channelwise Women’s Day 101 Donations initiative. Sue Castelyn, MD of A-Plus, has made her personal contribution of R1 000.00, and challenged other PR companies to do...

Lenovo debuts new global partner hub

The new Lenovo Partner Hub marks an important step in the company-wide multi-year digital transformation program for business partners. Lenovo Partner Hub, which launched in EMEA on 27 July, is powered by advanced analytics. It will serve as a one-stop shop designed...

Big data must be real-time

Big data has been a hot topic for years now, with predictions about its impact ranging from organisations being able to provide services specifically tailored to individuals, to "big brother" governments having and in-depth view into every aspect of a citizen's life....

New ESM GM for Networks Unlimited

Risna Steenkamp has been appointed as the GM: ESM division at Networks Unlimited Africa. Steenkamp was promoted after just six months from her position as the company's Western Cape regional channel manager, an appointment which she took up in July last year. This...

Altron BSI partners with Aprimo

Altron Bytes Systems Integration (BSI), a subsidiary of JSE-listed Altron, has partnered with US-based Aprimo to bring digital technology and services to companies that will benefit dramatically from digital transformation. Aprimo is a global provider of digital asset...

BlackFog makes Hot Vendors list

BlackFog, a provider of data privacy and data security solutions, has been included in the list of "Hot Vendors" in the "Hot Vendors in Security and Privacy, 2020" report by Aragon Research. BlackFog's data privacy and data security platform provides enterprises with...

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My client based in Cape Town (Northern Suburbs) is currently looking for a Senior Java Developer to join the on an independent contract basis The assignment is for a considerable programme of work, with challenging and exciting deliveries like Cloud (AWS), complex...

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My client based in Cape Town (Northern Suburbs) is currently looking for an Project Manager ( Business Migration) to join them on an independent contract basis Rate: TBD / Neg Industry: IT Infrastructure / Finance Important : Relevant IT or Project Management...

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