Hetzner's energy-efficient data centre saves customers money
Hetzner's energy-efficient data centre saves customers money

The highest level of energy efficiency is awarded a PUE score of 1.2, the industry average is 1.7. Hetzner's DC has reliably scored between 1.17 and 1.25, with 2018 no different...

Issued by Hetzner 7 Feb 2019

Q&A: Grant Hinds on being at the top of his game
Q&A: Grant Hinds on being at the top of his game

The V&A Museum in London, England is currently showcasing an exhibition solely devoted to the contemporary art of video games and local gamer, Grant Hinds, is the only South African gamer to have a vlog featured in the exhibition...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Feb 2019

The best way to test your Internet speed
The best way to test your Internet speed

The recently launched Speedtest.co.za website makes it easy for South Africans to test their broadband speed and rate their Internet service provider...

Issued by The Tech Lab 4 Feb 2019

Hisense declares war on top end TV market with 65" ULED smart TV
Hisense declares war on top end TV market with 65" ULED smart TV

Hisense's new flagship 65" ULED smart television is a declaration of war aimed at the top end TV market. This beautifully crafted and ingeniously designed ULED is the perfection that should be strived for when creating the next generation of televisions...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 Feb 2019

High-capacity microwave is a key enabler for 5G
High-capacity microwave is a key enabler for 5G

With 5G bringing in new possibilities for operators across the globe, a higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important...

1 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trust
#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trust

Jessica Tennant reports back on Charles Stuart's analysis of the annual 'Entertainment Media Outlook: An African Perspective', specifically with regard to three key trends in the entertainment and media space...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Jan 2019

Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019
Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019

The inaugural Africa Tech Week, taking place in Cape Town from 4-5 March 2019 is set to become the largest annual tech conference in Africa...

29 Jan 2019

Check Point reveal vulnerabilities in online game
Check Point reveal vulnerabilities in online game

Check Point Software Technologies have shared details of vulnerabilities that could have affected any player of the online battle game, Fortnite...

21 Jan 2019

Adams & Adams adopts .africa domain
Adams & Adams adopts .africa domain

Intellectual property and commercial law firm, Adams & Adams, announced a digital identity switchover to www.adams.africa on its social media accounts.

21 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Own your MarTech, control your data
#BizTrends2019: Own your MarTech, control your data

Marketing leaders should be wary of the marketing automation siren call and focus on building the foundations to enable real digital performance...

By Johan Walters 21 Jan 2019

Ericsson, Qualcomm complete 5G data call
Ericsson, Qualcomm complete 5G data call

Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved a non-standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR) data call on 2.6 GHz...

17 Jan 2019

5 Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom
5 Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom

Higher education has paved the way for many of the technologies we use today. With a unique set of demands and workloads comes a unique set of problems...

By Pieter Englebrecht 17 Jan 2019

How a website helps visitors plan dream holidays
How a website helps visitors plan dream holidays

When SA-Venues.com started in 1999, it was with a simple goal: to become a one-stop shop for tourists booking accommodation and planning where to eat, sleep and play in South Africa...

Issued by Hetzner 16 Jan 2019

The Tech Lab - A next-gen content marketing and PR agency for SA tech companies
The Tech Lab - A next-gen content marketing and PR agency for SA tech companies

The Tech Lab is a next-generation content and PR agency which helps IT and telecoms companies to reach the right audience with targeted content...

Issued by The Tech Lab 16 Jan 2019

Brave previews new advertising model, rewarding users for watching online ads
Brave previews new advertising model, rewarding users for watching online ads

#NEWSWATCH: Blockchain-based ad blocking web browser Brave is previewing a new advertising model (called Brave Ads) that rewards its users for watching "privacy-respecting" ads...

16 Jan 2019

Bluegrass helps Petrofac achieve top Webranking
Bluegrass helps Petrofac achieve top Webranking

Bluegrass Digital, a leading web design and development company, has been working with Petrofac for three years and has helped Petrofac achieve top position in the Webranking by Comprend 2018-2019...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 16 Jan 2019

How an online retailer safeguards their website with Cloudbric
How an online retailer safeguards their website with Cloudbric

"As an online retailer, security and the protection of customer data is of the utmost importance to us. That's why Cloudbric seemed necessary: it provides an added layer of defence."...

Issued by Hetzner 16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 5 Tips to get your business ready for AI in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 5 Tips to get your business ready for AI in 2019

2018 was the year that we realised that Artificial Intelligence (AI) was no longer to be shelved in the corner of the video store like 2001's Space Odyssey...

By Brett St Clair 16 Jan 2019

Microsoft South Africa appoints new MD
Microsoft South Africa appoints new MD

Microsoft South Africa has appointed Lillian Barnard as its new managing director, effective 1 March 2019, following the resignation of Zoaib Hoosen...

15 Jan 2019

Vox partners with Netstream, SADV to expand fibre footprint
Vox partners with Netstream, SADV to expand fibre footprint

Vox has announced its partnership with Netstream and SA Digital Villages...

15 Jan 2019

Esports: Geemax on streaming for South Africa
Esports: Geemax on streaming for South Africa

George Smith AKA Geemax is a 28-year-old South African video game streamer hailing from Johannesburg. He is currently one of the most popular South African video game streamers around and is also a well-known shout caster...

By Iain Fenton 15 Jan 2019

2019 predictions: The CIO will govern
2019 predictions: The CIO will govern

Silos - the word seemingly depicts a neat environment where things tick along or one where everything is operating in disparate chaos, the left hand clueless as to what the right hand is doing...

By Wynand Smit 14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Don't miss out on Google Shopping power because of poor feeds
#BizTrends2019: Don't miss out on Google Shopping power because of poor feeds

Google Shopping and Facebook Dynamic Product Ads are a powerful way for retailers to reach new customers and drive sales...

By Andrew Smit 14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: What does 2019 have in store for us?
#BizTrends2019: What does 2019 have in store for us?

Despite the undeniable power of modern predictive analytics, in some ways, we are no better off than the old crone with her crystal ball when it comes to predicting what the world holds in store for us in 2019...

By Simon Carpenter 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The rise of IT acronyms
#BizTrends2019: The rise of IT acronyms

Acronyms have always dominated in the tech industry, but those that are set to rule the world in 2019 are the ones to remember...

By Rowan Fine 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: How fintech will democratise the internet
#BizTrends2019: How fintech will democratise the internet

Since the advent of the decentralised blockchain in 2009, ingeniously invented by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto, fintech has bloomed...

By Justin McCarthy 9 Jan 2019

New South African internet speed test website launched
New South African internet speed test website launched

The Speedtest.co.za platform offers South Africans an easy way to test the performance of their internet connection...

Issued by The Tech Lab 8 Jan 2019

Wynand van Vuuren, head of legal, King Price
#BizTrends2019: What's shaking up the short-term insurance industry?

Twenty years ago, we were still buying insurance the old-fashioned way. Brokers would come to our houses. They'd assess our assets. They'd go away. They'd come back, with a lot of paper...

By Wynand van Vuuren 7 Jan 2019

Deon Kotze, head of technical marketing at Discovery Health
#BizTrends2019: Medical technology to watch out for

Ground-breaking technologies are empowering healthcare systems and consumers at an unprecedented rate...

By Deon Kotze 7 Jan 2019

Google brings Home Alone back to life with new ad
Google brings Home Alone back to life with new ad

Google has released an ad for its Google Assistant titled Home Alone Again, featuring the original star of the classic Christmas movie Home Alone...

By Shereesa Moodley 24 Dec 2018

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