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Samsung supports local startups
Samsung supports local startups

Samsung recently arranged a Global Startup Acceleration Programme in South Africa, in partnership with Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) and NGO Nangila...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Mitigate WAN complexity with SD Branch
Mitigate WAN complexity with SD Branch

Technology has entrenched itself into the way we do business, becoming the fundamental foundation of virtually any organisation...

By Pieter Engelbrecht 18 Sep 2018

#GartnerSYM: The culture of enterprise and people
#GartnerSYM: The culture of enterprise and people

In order to drive innovation at scale in the next phase of digital transformation, businesses must "shape, shift and share"...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Sep 2018

#GartnerSYM: The next phase of digital transformation
#GartnerSYM: The next phase of digital transformation

Digital business transformation is upon us. Enterprises, small and large, have recognised the power of tech to transform their ability to deliver value. But where do we go from here?

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Sep 2018

Applications open for MEST class of 2020
Applications open for MEST class of 2020

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has opened applications for its next one-year, fully-sponsored entrepreneurial training programme in Accra, Ghana.

By Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

Uganda's 2ambale targets millennials with speedy e-commerce platform
Uganda's 2ambale targets millennials with speedy e-commerce platform

Ugandan e-commerce startup 2ambale is targeting people between the ages of 21 and 35 with its mobile app, which promises deliveries of orders within one hour...

By Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

Happy 20th Birthday, Google!
Happy 20th Birthday, Google!

September 2018 marks the celebration of 20 years of Google...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Sep 2018

The audience at the Heavy Chef Sextech event of which the first part was presented by Heidi Patmore. Image: Heavy Chef.
#Sextech: Chatbots, sex robots and impact on society (Part 2)

Heavy Chef invited Heidi Patmore, to talk about an incendiary topic: sextech, and how it is irrevocably impacting our lives...

By Juanita Pienaar 12 Sep 2018

The evolving beast within artificial intelligence
The evolving beast within artificial intelligence

As technology tries to answer the ever-changing demands of human interaction and user needs, tech advancement carries on evolving at breakneck speeds where drastic changes can emerge suddenly and quickly...

By Dave Nilsson 11 Sep 2018

Sherry Zameer is vice president of IoT at Gemalto
The secure foundation for IoT

The low-cost, low-power nature of the IoT can cause security considerations to be deferred till much later in the product implementation stage, or sometimes, indefinitely...

By Sherry Zameer 11 Sep 2018

Barry Louzada
Esports in SA: 5 myths dispelled (for brands)

Back when I first competed in esports 20 years ago, players were competing to win simple prizes like a new keyboard...

By Barry Louzada 11 Sep 2018

Kenyan, SA startups winners of MIT African innovation challenge
Kenyan, SA startups winners of MIT African innovation challenge

Three startups from Kenya and one from South Africa have been named winners of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge in Africa, earning the chance to compete for US$250,000 in prize money at the global final...

By Tom Jackson 10 Sep 2018

Sherry Zameer
Prepare for the 5G revolution

5G offers greatly increased bandwidth, dramatically faster download speeds and instant response. But 5G is much more because...

By Sherry Zameer 7 Sep 2018

Empowering businesses to transform digitally
Empowering businesses to transform digitally

The world has gone digital is a term we hear far too often nowadays, but it's not exactly true...

By Nick Durrant 7 Sep 2018

Heidi Patmore, a tech marketing consultant up on the Heavy Chef stage. Image supplied by Heavy Chef.
#Sextech: Smart condoms, KinkBNB and VR porn (Part 1)

Heavy Chef invited Heidi Patmore, to talk about an incendiary topic: sextech, and how it is irrevocably impacting our lives...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Sep 2018

Human error: the main cause of data breaches
Human error: the main cause of data breaches

With news headlines regularly announcing a new data breach, one wonders whether hackers are becoming more skilled or...

By Drew van Vuuren 4 Sep 2018

The dti empowers local entrepreneurs
The dti empowers local entrepreneurs

The Department of Trade & Industry (dti) is on a mission to make sure South Africa's economy grows in a way that benefits all citizens...

By Eugene Yiga 3 Sep 2018

IoT in your home: what are the risks?
IoT in your home: what are the risks?

Smart homes are getting even smarter, with IoT devices rapidly coming to market to make homes more efficient and daily life more convenient, but...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 3 Sep 2018

Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards 2018 winners revealed
Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards 2018 winners revealed

Takealot cleaned up at this year's Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards, bagging four of the 14 awards presented, including the coveted E-commerce Service of the Year...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Aug 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Birds do it, bees do it
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Birds do it, bees do it

The Catzavelos hate speech case prompted Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster to investigate whether hate crimes exist on the Maltese islands and his findings may surprise you...

By Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster 31 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South Africa
#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South Africa

Karen Nadasen, CEO of PayU South Africa, is regularly described as one of South Africa's most inspiring women in tech, nominated for IT Personality of the Year 2017...

By Evan-Lee Courie 30 Aug 2018

African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment
African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment

Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...

By Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

Rethinking your business network
Rethinking your business network

Most companies today are on a digital transformation journey...

By Riaan Graham 28 Aug 2018

AI offers many opportunities but poses threats to jobs
AI offers many opportunities but poses threats to jobs

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are the most exciting developments in business today...

By Nick Durrant 28 Aug 2018

Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust
Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust

The hyper-connected multiverse of tomorrow is today. Brands can get washed away, overwhelmed by the virtual trend wave, or they can surf the possibilities in this era of omni-channeling.

By Daniella Shapiro 27 Aug 2018

App development made easy with microservices
App development made easy with microservices

Modern businesses understand the benefits of agile work practices and have begun implementing agile methods...

By Nick Durrant 23 Aug 2018

Executive head of marketing for Vox Telecom, Vera Romano. Image supplied.
#WomensMonth: Be part of the solution, not the problem

Executive head of marketing for Vox Telecom, Vera Romano comments on female representation in the telecommunications industry, the obstacles women face in the workplace and the female role models that inspire her to dig deep and to reach for the stars...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Aug 2018

Why your future digital ID should harness blockchain technology
Why your future digital ID should harness blockchain technology

In the aftermath of the far-reaching Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal and other, large-scale data leaks, it is undoubtedly time to adopt a more proactive approach...

By Colin Thornton 23 Aug 2018

SA needs to prioritise STEM education
SA needs to prioritise STEM education

South Africa already faces well-known challenges in its education system, felt nowhere more strongly than in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

By Rob Lith 22 Aug 2018

Image credit: Samsung
Samsung Pay is now available in South Africa

Samsung Pay is now officially available and live in South Africa...

By Andy Walker 22 Aug 2018

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