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FNB launches support for Fitbit Pay & Garmin Pay

FNB has announced that customers can now make payments through their VISA enabled FNB Banking Cards by simply tapping their compatible Fitbit or Garmin Wearable on any contactless-enabled point-of-sale device. Customers with compatible Fitbit and Garmin wearables will now be able to securely and conveniently make payments whilst on the move. To make payment, a customer simply selects the wallet fe... »

MTN Nigeria

MTN to reward customers with free data

On Wednesday 8 August, MTN will launch a promotion to incentivise its customers to download the MyMTN App to access, among others, MTN’s very popular social bundles. The promotion will see all first-time downloaders of the MyMTN App rewarded with a Free 1GB data bundle. The MyMTN App is a convenient and user-friendly self-care app that enables users to top up airtime, manage their mobile accounts,... »

Industrial Automation In Data Centers – Infrastructure Of Tomorrow And Beyond

Insights-as-a-service offers clear advantages

The numerous cost and skills challenges associated with implementing an effective data analytics approach can be overcome by simply buying it as a service, according to PBT Group. With the exponential growth of information that is currently occurring, the importance of data analytics to a modern organisation’s functioning has never been greater. Yet, despite the value placed on analysing and... »

Bytes MS partners to benefit SMEs and customers

Bytes Managed Solutions (Bytes MS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSE-listed technology company Altron, has signed a joint venture with express courier company, Microvulintuthuko (MicroVBE), to significantly improve customer service through the fast delivery of spares to its network of field service technicians managing and supporting customer devices. “Although we have intelligent systems to track... »

Clayton Naidoo

Cisco appoints Clayton Naidoo as General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa

Cisco has appointed Clayton Naidoo as the new general manager for Sub Saharan Africa based out of the Johannesburg office in South Africa. In his role, Naidoo will oversee the implementation of Cisco’s strategy in the region, executing a vision that delivers transformational value to customers and partners. Additionally, he will develop strategic relationships across the entire ecosystem to drive ... »

Woman's month

Celebrating South Africa’s female factory workers

Annually, National Women’s Month pays tribute to the women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 to fight the extension of Pass Laws to women. These fearless females, who turned out in their thousands, also challenged the notion that a woman’s place is in the home and proved that it is, in fact, everywhere. Today, this is apparent at the Hisense factory in Atlantis, Western Cape, whe... »

pc shipments

Worldwide PC shipments have grown for first time in six years

Worldwide PC shipments totalled 62.1 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a 1.4 per cent increase from the second quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the first quarter of year-over-year global PC shipment growth since the first quarter of 2012. All regions experienced some growth compared with a year ago. While the results are a positive result for th... »

Apple Store thieves

Watch: Apple Store thieves steal $27000 worth of Apple products

Four Apple store thieves made off with USD $27,000 worth of Apple products over the weekend in a brazen heist which occurred at an Apple store in Fresno, California. To gain access to the products the four thieves ripped out multiple electronic devices from their charging stands. The robbery, which took place in the Fashion Fair Mall, shocked customers and Apple store employees who stood by as the... »

Your business may be battling to compete because of this common misperception

Small businesses in South Africa critical to 4th Industrial Revolution

Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at an insightful panel discussion in Midrand on Thursday (5 July).  The topic debated was: “Is South Africa Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?” Panel speakers included Siemens (www.Siemens.com) Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine... »

PC prices will lead to flat growth of global device shipments in 2018

PC prices will lead to flat growth of global device shipments in 2018

Worldwide shipments of devices — PCs, tablets and mobile phones — are on pace to record 0.9 per cent growth to reach 2.28 billion units in 2018, according to Gartner, Inc. The PC and tablet market is estimated to decline 1.2 per cent in 2018, while the mobile phone market is on pace to record an increase of 1.4 per cent. “The PC market is still hindered by the undersupply of the DRAM market ... »

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