September 25, 2017

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Uber stripped of London licence


Uber has 21 days to appeal and can continue to operate until the appeal process has finished. London...

Three pros and cons of BPM microservices

While microservices architecture – a new approach to building applications – is emerging as the next step in business process...

Hitachi focuses on IOT, merges IT units


Toshiaki Higashihara, president and CEO of Hitachi. Japanese social innovation firm Hitachi has unif...

Epoq Legal sets its sights on SA


Legal technology company Epoq Legal heads to SA. UK-based legal technology firm Epoq Legal plans to ...

FNB online, app keep growing


FNB CEO Jacques Celliers says the growth of the bank's digital platforms is "unbelievably exciting"....

Tender Watch: Collecting corrections

After last week's bumper edition, the latest National Tender Bulletin comes as a disappointment. The slender issue has little exciting...

Raspberry Pi brings back the 80s


The Raspberry Pi computer board. Most computers today are built for a single purpose, which limits t...

Africa misses solar photovoltaic opportunity


Africa has plenty of resources for solar, as it is largely within the global sunbelt. Although Afric...

FlowCentric Technologies shows off the versatility of its BPM software at customer day


Denis Bensch CIO of FlowCentric Technologies concluding the event. FlowCentric Technologies held a c...

Google Assistant integrates with headphones


The QC35 II Bose headphones. Google will integrate its virtual personal assistant (VPA) technology, ...

Crossfin makes second investment in two months


Crossfin says the merger will help accelerate growth into new markets. South African-based fintech h...

Dell, EMC still operating as separate entities in SA


Doug Woolley, Dell EMC general manager in SA. One year after the historic merger of global technolog...

Facebook to overhaul political ads


Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook has launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political...

Cryptography experts force spy agency to back down


The National Security Agency's headquarters in Maryland, US. An international group of cryptography ...

Intersolar Middle East: Global PV Markets - Are The GCC Ready to Join the Global Solar Market ...


Projected PV demand in MENAT (Photo: Solar Promotion GmbH / Business Wire). The global PV demand is ...

iPhone 8 sees muted launch in Asia


Customers arrive to purchase the iPhone 8 at an Apple Store in Shanghai. Apple's launch of iPhone 8 ...

IBC2017 Reports Record Visitor Numbers in Its 50th Year

In its 50th anniversary, IBC2017 has confirmed a year-on-year increase in visitor numbers, marking a record attendance of 57,669 across the...

Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers


The headquarters of the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington. Wall Street's top regul...

Qlik named a leader in independent enterprise BI platforms report

Qlik (http://www.qlikview.com/), a leader in data analytics, today announced that it has been named a leader in the "The Forrester...

It's time to make POPI compliance a priority!

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) has been the 'talk of the town' for the past couple of years...

Smart Contract 2.0: the need for "smart lawyers"


Alexia Christie. Technology and the law Technology is changing almost every aspect of our lives. It ...

Acquisitions, artificial intelligence and digital transformation at Infor Next


Phil Lewis Infor's Vice President for Global Solution Consulting. Contrary to the predictions of the...

Built for business resellers: Dell Latitude 5285 Hybrid Tablet


Dell Latitude 5285 2-1 - a detachable hybrid tablet. The anticipated Dell Latitude 5285 2-1  – a ...

The importance of data quality training

In recent years the accuracy of information has become increasingly important to business success, putting a prominent focus on data...

GTconsult joins forces with Sharegate to strengthen client offering

GTconsult, one of the leading technology consultancy business in South Africa, has strengthened its reputation for entering into key industry...

Meet Newland at GITEX 2017 in Dubai


Meet Newland at GITEX 2017 in Dubai. From 8 to 12 October, Newland EMEA will be at GITEX Technology ...

Beyond the game: From player to entrepreneur

When athletes at the pinnacle of their success win trophies and break records, a thought is seldom spared for the...

MTN hit by connectivity problems


MTN is experiencing intermittent connectivity issues in select areas. South Africa's second biggest ...

SA's advantage for the connected car business


Gartner principal research analyst Will Hahn. The connected car offering not only brings disruption ...

Biometrics firm targets national identity security


Marius Coetzee, CEO of Ideco. Carrying physical identity documents as well as licensing documents ma...

Discovery Health's DrConnect links patients with doctors


Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO of Discovery Health. Health insurance company Discovery Health has partne...

Viewpoint: Messaging tools help achieve business results


Aberdeen states messaging tops all customer service conversation channels in relation to customer an...

Bluekey Seidor accelerates African growth

ERP software solutions firm Bluekey Seidor (http://www.bluekeyseidor.com/) has acquired Cirotech (http://cirotech.co.zm/about.html) in Zambia, extending the company's reach with a new...

Online marking project gets full marks


Ideco Biometrics to launch new Identity-as-a-Service system and nuID app to curb identity fraud. The...

Video conferencing: Level Up


Jeremy Matthews, Dax Data. video conferencing is hardly the new kid on the block. It's not even the ...

DTPS readies first strategy documents from ICT White Paper


DTPS director-general Robert Nkuna. Government is preparing to take three strategy documents, which ...

Information Regulator receives over 100 complaints


Advocate Pansy Tlakula was appointed chairperson of the Information Regulator in October 2016. The n...

Gmail admins can now track e-mails post-delivery


Admins can now see what users have done with e-mails after they have been sent. Google, the Alphabet...

Enel solar plant fires up 200k Limpopo households


From left: Lamberto Dai Pra', Enel's head of Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Australia; Francina Shongo...

MultiChoice looks to AI to boost offerings


DStv Now will now be available to all customers by the end of the year. Pay-TV operator MultiChoice ...

Blockchain makes list of top tech trends


Brian Burke, research VP at Gartner. Blockchain is evolving but doing so at a fairly slow rate, said...

Adapt IT nurtures Uyandiswa to successfully stand alone


Sbu Shabalala, CEO of Adapt IT and Amanda Dambuza, founder and CEO at Uyandiswa. In 2014, Johannesbu...

Get 10 out of 10 on your next FTI Business Analysis course


Following the excitement generated by FTI's give-aways at the recent Business Analysis Summit, where...

AI centred on deep learning


Alexander Linden, research VP at Gartner. Deep learning, which is an extension of machine learning (...

The data centre of tomorrow


Rinat Dequcinis, sales and marketing manager, Pedion Technologies. What will the data centre of the ...

The cost of bargain brand toner


Let's talk toner. Toner is the life blood of your Xerox printer or multifunction printer, says Chery...

The world of IT infrastructures


The world of IT infrastructures. As the company and the digitalisation of its business processes gro...

Waymo seeks $2.6bn from Uber for trade secret


Uber has denied using any of Waymo's trade secrets. Alphabet's Waymo unit is seeking about $2.6 bil...

Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch


Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the latest smartwatches. Apple yesterday conceded its latest smartwatc...

Toshiba wrestles with last-minute delays


There are major unknowns in the Toshiba chip unit sale process. Japan's Toshiba is locked in last-mi...

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