May 26, 2017

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Apps are here to stay


The rise of new apps has been documented in a new report. The development of blockchain technology, ...

It's time to rethink how you secure your business


Darron Gibbard: You need to achieve global visibility in a perimeterless world. Complete visibility ...

Tech teams to tackle Cape Town water woes


Eva Africa was among the winning teams of the waste management challenge. Four start-ups have been a...

Rectron SA to distribute Acronis solutions


Rectron SA has concluded a distribution partner deal with Acronis. Disaster recovery solutions produ...

TravelGround founders offer business traveller service


Jonathan Womersley and Marcel Van de Ghinste, founders of WorkTripper. Founders of the TravelGround ...

Colin Powell doesn't trust his e-mail


Retired US general Colin Powell. Retired US general Colin Powell doesn't trust that his e-mail is se...

Minister looks to cut ties with CPS


Social development minister Bathabile Dlamini. The operation of Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) as dis...

Huawei launches 'liter' P10


The Huawei P10 Lite. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei launched the P10 Lite mid-range device i...

Hope for Tshwane's free WiFi


Project Isizwe claims free WiFi saves Tshwane citizens over R40 million per month in data costs. Pro...

GraniteWMS from Cradle Technology Services and Honeywell @ SAPICS 2017

Cradle owns and develops the market-leading GraniteWMS warehouse management solution, (www.graniteWMS.com (http://www.graniteWMS.com)) and it is a platinum partner for Honeywell...

Real-world applications of blockchain-enabled supply chains


This is the second of a two-part series examining the impact of blockchain technology on supply chai...

Tender Watch: Making the list

It's another bulky edition of the National Tender Bulletin this week, thanks in no small part to the State Information...

Renewables create 9.8m jobs globally


China, Brazil, the US, India, Japan and Germany account for most of the renewable energy jobs. More ...

Coinbase suffers outages amid Bitcoin surge


Coinbase is the world's largest Bitcoin company with operations in 32 countries. Coinbase suffered o...

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to contemplate risk


Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named an honorary doctor of laws. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerb...

IEIT joins forces with CyberLogic

Integrated Equipment IT Solutions (IEIT) has officially joined forces with CyberLogic to strengthen its service offering and reach further across...

Global chat platform launches digital currency


Ted Livingston, founder and CEO of Kik Messenger. Kik Interactive, which created the chat platform K...

Britain's May asks G7 to help tackle Internet extremism


British prime minister Theresa May. British prime minister Theresa May will today urge the world's m...

Turning the rhino poaching tide with the help of surveillance technology


Mission According to data from the? International Union for Conservation of Nature? (IUCN) Species S...

Metacom expands its footprint into Europe


Metacom MD, Rean van Niekerk. Industrial and commercial communications operator, Metacom, has opened...

Thycotic introduces Privilege Ready Program to further protect against cyber attacks

Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) solutions for more than 7 500 organisations worldwide, has announced its Privileged...

Entersekt wins second Banker Africa 2017 award in as many months


Left to right): Robin Amlot, CEO, CPI Financial; Dumisani Campbell, VP Business Development: Africa,...

Software AG extends its Internet of things technology leadership by acquiring Cumulosity

Software AG recently announced its acquisition of Cumulocity, based in Dusseldorf, Germany, which will bolster the Internet of things (IOT)...

Tarsus on Demand expands its connectivity portfolio by partnering with BitCo


Tarsus on Demand CEO Jonathan Kropf. Tarsus on Demand, one of South Africa's leading cloud vendors a...

Haw & Inglis selects Parity and Sage to consolidate and grow its business


Duane Chemaly, IT Manager, Haw & Inglis. Western Cape based construction company, Haw & Inglis, has ...

Liquid Telecom names Kyle Whitehill as Neotel CEO


Kyle Whitehill, new Neotel CEO. Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet, h...

Automation changes role of human expert


Author and futurist Malcolm Gladwell. In a world where we are pushing a lot of our data collection o...

Digital banking, remote payments drive digital commerce


Total unique users of digital commerce services in 2021, as per the Juniper study. Source: Juniper R...

R250m allocated to ECape digital schools initiative


Eastern Cape MEC for education Mandla Makupula. The Eastern Cape Department of Education has embarke...

Citrix increases African footprint


Citrix SA country manager Brendan McAravey. Virtualisation company Citrix is increasing its footprin...

Ackermans digs into transaction data


Anthony Bruce, CEO of APT. Local retailer Ackermans has signed an agreement to license US-headquarte...

Google awards $50 000 to local fintech company


Andrew Watkins-Ball, CEO and founder of JUMO. Local transaction and predictive technology company JU...

Military reporting technique boosts project management


Dirk le Roux, ICT executive at Mediclinic. A communication technique initially created by the US Nav...

Transaction Network Services Switches to Rimini Street Support for Oracle E-Business Suite


Transaction Network Services Switches to Rimini Street Support for Oracle E-Business Suite (Photo: B...

Hey Jude takes off globally


The Hey Jude personal assistant app uses real people. Locally-developed personal assistant app Hey J...

Budget, service providers finally in place for SA Connect


SITA, Broadband Infraco and Sentech will deliver broadband in priority districts. Telecoms and posta...

Massive tech glitch hits Joburg billing system


The automated system has never produced an error of this magnitude, says COJ. The City of Johannesbu...

SAPO looks to distribute SASSA payments


SAPO can use Postbank to assist SASSA to take over social grant payments. The SA Post Office (SAPO) ...

Time to move to a 'product paradigm'?


Jaco Viljoen, Agile Consultant, IndigoCube. Traditionally, IT has seen its role in terms of projects...

Cyber Resilience Framework helps organisations survive a cyber attack

In today's networked, digital world, the ability to detect, prevent and recover from a cyber attack is critical. Cyber resilience...

Better payment innovations mean better payment regulations


The global payments landscape is witnessing a significant transformation as it's affected by sweepin...

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa appoints CEO


Rakesh Parbhoo. Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, a value-added technology distributor of category-le...

MiX Telematics boosts subscriber revenue


Stefan Joselowitz, CEO of MiX Telematics. Fleet telematics solutions provider MiX Telematics has boo...

Software update can fix Fiat Chrysler's diesel issue


Fiat Chrysler says the software update would not impact performance or fuel efficiency. Fiat Chrysle...

Facebook signs BuzzFeed, others for video shows


Facebook already offers live video from news publishers and its own users. Facebook has signed deals...

Newly discovered vulnerability ups WannaCry fears


The US Department of Homeland Security urges users and administrators to apply a patch. A newly foun...

HP results reflect 'breakthrough' quarter


HP took the top spot in worldwide PC shipments in Q1 2017. HP reported better-than-expected results ...

Bitcoin hits $2 400 all-time high


Bitcoin hit a record of $2 409 BTC=BTSP on the BitStamp platform. Digital currency Bitcoin hit a fre...

Guard your digital ID or you could get fired or worse


Mark Harris, marketing director at XON. Safeguarding our digital identities will become a crucial ta...

Dumb devices are becoming smart

It is already impossible to imagine a world without the Internet. We depend on the Web for many aspects of...

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