Xerox nominates new directors for HP Inc board

Xerox has fired another salvo in its hostile takeover bid for HP Inc, nominating 11 new directors to the HP Inc board. In November Xerox launched the hostile takeover bid after a mutual due diligence process to negotiate an acquisition was declined. This bid was...

Uncertainty the name of the game for SA economy

Kathy Gibson is with PwC at Melrose Arch – The only thing that is certain about South Africa’s economic outlook is uncertainty. Indeed, around the world CEOs are exhibiting a record level of pessimism about what lies ahead for the global economy – fears that are...

How supercomputing drives racing car innovation

Kathy Gibson is in Parma - High-performance computing makes it possible for racing car manufacturer Dallara to quickly try new designs and make mistakes in the laboratory before they invest in actual production. This allows designers to be truly innovative, says Dr...

Fixing equality is good for the economy

Creating societies where every person has the same opportunity to fulfil their potential in life irrespective of socioeconomic background would not only bring huge societal benefits in the form of reduced inequalities and healthier, more fulfilled lives, it would also...

Moves to make data centres carbon-neutral

An alliance of academia and industry representatives at the World Economic Forum have announced the Swiss Data Centre Efficiency Label, with an initial goal to decarbonise data centres in Switzerland and significantly reduce their overall energy consumption. Initiated...

Cable ship sets sail to repair submarine breaks

Cable ship Leon Thevenin departed Cape Town Harbour on Wednesday evening (22 January 2020) and will sail to offshore Angola where the first steps of the physical repair on damaged undersea cables - South Atlantic 3/West Africa Submarine Cable (SAT3/WASC) and the West...

New ways to fund connectivity called for

The ITU UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development examined new financing models that would help accelerate 'meaningful universal connectivity' on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Today, an estimated...

Business leaders urged to commit to fintech

Davos delegates urgently need to make a big, bold commitment this year to fintech. This is word from Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, as world leaders, CEOs, academics, influencers and celebrities head to the Swiss mountain resort of Davos for...

SA young scientists jet off to Taiwan Science Fair

Exceptional scientific research by two local young scientists will be showcased at the 2020 Taiwan International Science Fair, after impressing judges at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF). Farida Cajee, 18, from Hoërskool...

Public transport ITS market set for growth

The market value for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) deployed in public transport operations in Europe was € 1,56-billion in 2018, according to new research from Berg Insight. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6,8%, this number is expected to...

Telkom engages labour on retrenchments

Telkom will commence a consultation process with organised labour as part of the section 189 process today (22 January). The section 189 process is a section of the Labour Relations Act which sets out the guidelines for retrenchment procedures. Telkom approached the...

CEOs in innovation conundrum

While a majority of CEOs express strong confidence in the effectiveness of their current information technology (IT) systems, most are struggling to achieve levels of innovation that drive growth and revenue, according to a global study by Accenture. "Your Legacy or...

Businesses still on starting blocks in sustainable development

An analysis by PwC of over 1000 published reports from listed, private and public sector organisations (including 48 from South Africa), highlights that with only 10 years to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is a great deal of work to be done if...

Trend’s factory honeypot traps malicious attackers

Trend Micro has announced the results of a sophisticated six-month operational technology (OT) honeypot operation imitating an industrial factory, aimed at attracting fraud- and financially-motivated exploits. The investigation revealed that unsecured industrial...

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SAP signs up to circular economy network

SAP has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Network. The CE100 is a collaborative network of businesses, innovators, cities and governments, universities and thought leaders who work together to accelerate adoption of circular economy...

Optimising the value chain key to FMCG profits

Value chain optimisation is key to driving profits for FMCG in a challenging economic environment. The cost to serve, which is the cost associated with manufacturing a product and getting it from the manufacturer to the shelf for purchase by the consumer, is the...

HPE, Cray debut exascale HPC and AI solutions

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced it will deliver the industry's most comprehensive high-performance computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) portfolio for the exascale era, which is characterised by explosive data growth and new converged...

Data siloes are detrimental to customer experiences

With more and more of our world becoming digitally dominated, always-on and always connected, consumers literally have a world of choice when it comes to obtaining the products and services they need. By Andrew Hoseck, chief operating officer at In2IT Technologies...

Liquid Telecom launches SA’s first 5G wholesale roaming

Liquid Telecom is to launch the first 5G wholesale roaming service in South Africa. Available from early 2020 in all major South African cities, this latest fifth generation of mobile internet connectivity will enable wholesale operators to create innovative,...

Startup threatens SA home loans industry shakeup

Digital home loan startup, MortgageMarket.co.za, is set to change the slow and cumbersome traditional home loan application process by offering consumers convenience, transparency and choice when it comes to finding the best home loan deal. It's South Africa's first...

Data siloes are detrimental to customer experiences

With more and more of our world becoming digitally dominated, always-on and always connected, consumers literally have a world of choice when it comes to obtaining the products and services they need. By Andrew Hoseck, chief operating officer at In2IT Technologies...

DVT’s Ngubane in new IIBA South Africa Chapter president

Edward Ngubane, head of business analysis in Gauteng at software development and services company DVT, has been appointed as the new president of the South African Chapter of International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). His new role was announced at the...

Kaspersky unveils agile new License Management Portal

Kaspersky License Management Portal (LMP) is a new self-service portal for managed service providers (MSPs) and resellers to help them streamline Kaspersky license ordering, management and reporting. The portal also enables a new pay-as-you-go billing plan for monthly...

2020 ushers in new era for HR and payroll data

This year will see HR and payroll data play a pivotal role in business, becoming an increasingly valuable asset that provides a snapshot overview of the current status of the business. This is according to Ian McAlister, GM of CRS Technologies. "Beyond the nuts and...

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Our intentional IT client prides itself on professional business consulting, project management and software development methodologies. Our client seeks to employ a Senior Software Tester. Main purpose of the position: The Senior Software Tester is...

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A Mining Giant in Rustenburg is looking for a Data Specialist. Requirements: - Computer Science Diploma / Degree or relevant qualification - 3 - 5 years' experience - Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimentional modeling) and data mining. Advanced competency...

Senior Software Specialist – Parklands, Cape Town

Job Type: Senior Software SpecialistLocation: Cape Town, ParklandsContact Name: Matthew TowersTeleph(contact number)International award winning company in the HR and Payroll Software industry, are expanding their exciting team of software specialists to enhance their...

Dynamics CRM 365 Programmer

Dynamics CRM 365 Programmer Bellville, Cape TownR80k CTC pm, Greenfield enterprise D365 project work, Medical aid, Pension fund, Performance bonus, Flexible hours and some Remote work!A Microsoft Gold Partner is seeking an experienced, Dynamics CRM 365 Developer for...

Lead Developer

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Senior Backend .Net C# Developer

Senior Developer (C# Full stack with a strong focus on Backend Development) Permanent Total CTC with benefits An established software/tech company has a new position available for a Senior Developer to join one of their teams. This role will form part of a distributed...

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- Our client is a fast-growing online fashion business looking for strong software engineers. - We're obsessive about our high performance yet collaborative culture and are looking for leaders to join our team. We think big, move fast, take ownership and are used to...

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Work from home 2-3 days per week! Our ideal candidates have a passion for technology, they are constantly exploring, learning and improving their skills. They know where to apply what they have learned and they share their knowledge freely. We embrace fit for purpose...

Full-Stack Developer

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Software Engineer – Python Elastic Search and Vue

Our client is a fast-growing online fashion business based in South Africa. We're obsessive about our high performance yet collaborative culture and are looking for leaders to join our team. We think big, move fast, take ownership and are used to winning. We're lucky...

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