April 23, 2017

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Pre-IFA event kicks off


The main IFA trade show will take place in September. The annual global press conference that unpack...

Iamcooking.co.za facilitates home-cooked meals


Hassen Kajee, CEO of iamcooking.co.za. Iamcooking.co.za has introduced what it claims is the county'...

BBM News comes to SA


BBM News is now available to South Africans using BBM. Creative Media Works, a standalone consumer-f...

Gumtree sports new look


Claire Cobbledick, head of core, Gumtree SA. Gumtree SA has revamped its site by introducing add-on ...

Prepare to appoint an information officer


Get your POPI act togetherAttend ITWeb POPI Update 2017 to ensure you understand and can practically...

Eskom splashes millions on renewables research


Chose Choeu, Eskom divisional executive for corporate affairs. While renewable energy independent po...

FNB adds insurance products to digital platforms


FNB Life CEO Lee Bromfield. First National Bank (FNB) has moved to introduce life insurance cover on...

ICASA mulls changes to equity ownership regulation


A review found 53% of I-ECS and I-ECNS licensees have less than 30% HDG equity ownership. South Afri...

Cold series of cabinets (POLAR RANGE of EV: Environmental Server Cabinets)


CPS Technologies introduces the perfect air-conditioned server cabinet for harsh environments, as th...

T-Systems, Huawei eye cloud disruption in SA


Gert Schoonbee, MD of T-Systems SA. IT services and consulting company T-Systems SA and Chinese mult...

Liquid Telecom, Intelsat partner to boost African broadband


Liquid Telecom is expected to begin using the Intelsat EpicNG platform at the end of July. Pan-Afric...

Cape hosts Startupbootcamp's local start-up programme


The team leading Startupbootcamp Cape Town includes Zachariah George, Paul Nel and Philip Kiracofe. ...

UN tool uses satellite data to help farmers save water


The online tool uses satellite data to map water consumption in Africa. A new Google-powered online ...

Cameroon orders Internet restored


Pulling the plug on the Internet was a blow for Cameroon's 'Silicon Mountain'. Cameroon's government...

Verizon profit, revenue miss Wall Street view


Verizon has been struggling to fend off smaller rivals T-Mobile US and Sprint. Verizon Communication...

Tesla to recall 53 000 cars


Tesla's Model S electric car. Tesla said yesterday it would recall 53? 000 of its Model S and Model ...

Musk aims to link human brains with computers


Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk. Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk said his latest company...

$1m flying car goes on show in Monaco


The AeroMobil Flying Car. A Slovakia-based company this week unveiled the commercial design for a fl...

T-Systems SA, Huawei announce locally based open stack enterprise cloud for SA


Gert Schoonbee, Managing Director of T-Systems South Africa In an industry disrupting partnership, T...

Second Annual Airport Security Summit


Dallmeier Electronic is pleased to announce it is attending the launch of the Second Annual Airport ...

Trend Micro once again receives five-star rating from CRN

Trend Micro (http://www.trendmicro.com/us/) (TYO: 4704 (https://www.google.com/finance?cid=675546); TSE: 4704 (http://www.trendmicro.com/us/about-us/investor-relations/index.html)), a global leader in cyber security solutions, announced that for the eighth...

SAP Business One, from 4most - connecting GEZE SA to the world


As market leader, both globally and locally, in window and door solutions, GEZE South Africa, the su...

Speed, agility top choices for implementing IaaS


Hemant Bhoola, director of sales consulting for technology at Oracle. An Oracle-ITWeb survey reveals...

Viewpoint: Identifying a fake contact centre


Unsuspecting victims are warned to look out for fake contact centre calls. The world is being inunda...

Thaver leaves Cisco for Bowline Security


Vernon Thaver, chief security and technology officer at Bowline Security. Vernon Thaver has been app...

The DSA Welcomes South Africa's ICASA Publishing Draft TV White Space Regulations as Both ...

With threeweeks to go untilthe Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdynamicspectrumalliance.org%2F&esheet=51543051&newsitemid=20170420005084&lan=en-US&anchor=Dynamic+Spectrum+Alliance&index=1&md5=fead06664f6072f0193b7362adae755e)'s Fifth Annual Global Summit, which is this year returning to Africa,...

Uber introduces Uber Central on business platform


Alon Lits, GM of Uber Sub-Saharan Africa. Uber has expanded its Uber for Business platform to introd...

mLab SA, CSIR, DST renew m-health partnership


mLab Southern Africa CEO Derrick Kotze. mLab Southern Africa, a technology accelerator that focuses ...

SA Astronomical Observatory develops robotic telescope


The new telescope will be used by post-graduate astronomy students from local universities. The Sout...

App aims to streamline SA's informal trading market


Last Mile for BoP founder Arnaud Blanchet. A new app, Last Mile for BoP (Base of the Pyramid), aims ...

Dark cloud hangs over new SARS IT boss


A cloud of controversy hangs over new SARS acting chief officer Kgabo Hlahla. The man in charge of a...

SA loses e-waste opportunity to foreign countries


The majority of SA's e-waste industry players have little choice than to export. South Africa is mis...

DFA tight-lipped on possible sale


At the end of September 2016, the book value of DFA's fibre-optic network was in excess of R7.4 bill...

Business Continuity Awareness Week focuses on Cyber Resilience

Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW), on from 15 to 19 May, is an annual global event organised by the Business...

Sandton fashion house chooses Integrity Retail software


Rene Mariane, an exclusive women's fashion label Rene Mariane, an exclusive women's fashion label, c...

Physical security - do you really need to care about cyber security too?

So, we all know cyber security is important. It's mentioned in the national news on almost a daily basis, whether...

MasterCard adds fingerprint verification to cards


MasterCard's biometric payments card combines chip technology with fingerprints. MasterCard has intr...

ICASA, Mozambique regulator sign technical agreement


The regulators will establish a committee to address matters of common interest on radio frequency c...

Apple sets ambitious recycling target


Apple wants its manufacturing partners to join it in the fight against climate change. Apple has com...

Tesla settles lawsuit with former Autopilot head


The lawsuit highlighted the fierce competition for talent in Silicon Valley's self-driving car secto...

Qualcomm results calm Apple dispute worries


Qualcomm expects to be an "important supplier to Apple now and into the future". Qualcomm, the large...

What's the future of storage?


Claude Schuck, Veeam. Over the past few years, analysts have been warning of a data tsunami, a tidal...

eBay's Q2 profit falls short of estimates


eBay has been making changes to its platform to lure more shoppers. eBay yesterday forecast second-q...

Lawsuit claims Bose headphones spy on listeners


Bose wireless headphones. Bose spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks...

Alphabet unit begins study to track health data


The study will collect data, as well as biological samples. Verily, Alphabet's life sciences busines...

Amazon rolls out chatbot tools


The move underscores how Amazon is racing to be the top player in voice-controlled computing. Amazon...

Tender Watch: Break time

It's the time of year when long weekends and public holidays play havoc on the business sector. The latest edition...

Trend Micro leverages newest XGen security capabilities in Worry-Free Services

Trend Micro (http://www.trendmicro.com/us/index.html) (TYO: 4704 (http://www.google.com/finance?q=TYO:4704); TSE: 4704 (http://www.trendmicro.com/us/about-us/investor-relations/index.html)), a global leader in cyber security solutions, today announced it is enhancing...

J2 Cyber Security Centre - threats keep rolling in


John Mc Loughlin J2 Software MD John Mc Loughlin says it has been a busy time for all involved. "The...

Cut costs, reduce complexity, drive availability for the always-on enterprise


Cut Costs, Reduce Complexity, and Drive Availability for the Always-On Enterprise. Sponsored by: Vee...

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