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Focus shifts to a mobile economy in Africa

Africa is set to be the next big mobile market and the mobile economy is expected to generate more than $150 billion by 2022 to Africa's GDP...

By Josephine Wawira 2 days ago

#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystem

Strategic partnerships between payment services are crucial in ensuring that the payment ecosystem is seamless...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Mar 2019

Building a new BI point of view

In a data-rich world, business intelligence (BI) must move past static information and siloed analyses...

15 Mar 2019

Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?

Just what is the fourth industrial revolution? No really, what is it all about beyond the hype and jargon?

By Garth Williams 11 Mar 2019

Automation, embedded AI drive the CFO's strategic value

The finance function in companies around the world is undergoing fundamental change due to digitisation...

By Sarah George 8 Mar 2019

Ericsson set to switch on 5G globally in 2019

Ericsson says the global operator is set to switch on 5G - globally - in 2019...

6 Mar 2019

The digital identity question

"On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog"...

By Lee Naik 6 Mar 2019

Data highway expands through Africa

Paratus Africa has announced that it recently activated additional capacity between West Africa Undersea Cable System (WACS) and Lusaka, Zambia...

6 Mar 2019

Algorithms are maximising profits for online retailers by colluding to keep prices high

Have you ever searched for a product online in the morning and gone back to look at it again in the evening only to find the price has changed?

By Graeme McLean 5 Mar 2019

4 tech trends to shape agriculture in 2019

Dawie Maree, Head of Information and Marketing for FNB Agriculture, says agricultural technology innovation is evolving at an unprecedented pace, leaving farmers with no choice but to adapt and reinvent themselves...

4 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving drones

How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

By Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019

Aerobotics expands its Series A funding with Paper Plane Ventures

South Africa startup Aerobotics has announced the expansion of its Series A funding round to $4m, through a signed deal with Paper Plane Ventures...

1 Mar 2019

Growth opportunities for African telecoms operators

While the telco industry may have seen its traditional revenue streams decline further in 2018...

By Mariam Abdullahi 27 Feb 2019

Orange launches new smart feature phones

Beginning in April 2019, Orange customers in Africa will have access to a new category of smart feature phones, Sanza...

27 Feb 2019

3 technology titans reshaping retail

To say that Amazon has shaken up US retailing is almost a cliché at this point. Looking globally, we see powerful tremors from seismic shifts in retailing driven by Alibaba in China and MercadoLibre in South America...

By Stephen Dover, Dan Searle, Katherine Owen, Mary Ki 26 Feb 2019

Samsung rolls out experiential stores in the U.S.

Samsung has opened three physical Experience Stores in major U.S. cities, where customers can to test out products, address repairs and receive one-on-one assistance...

25 Feb 2019

We're already using AI everyday

Headlines keep telling us that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is coming. But, if you step away, you'll notice that AI is already here...

22 Feb 2019

Reconsidering screen time

For as long as we can remember, screen time has been widely regarded as a very bad thing...

22 Feb 2019

L'Oréal's new skin diagnostic tool is powered by AI

French beauty giant L'Oréal has launched a digital skin diagnostic based on people's selfies...

21 Feb 2019

Tips on entering the entrepreneurial world

After engrossing myself in the entrepreneurial world for so long, I know exactly what it takes to succeed...

By Charles Richards 21 Feb 2019

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