Technology

Cryptocurrency

One-in-ten people now use cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency, often associated with ‘geeks’ or those looking to raise cash quickly, has turned into a popular payment method. According to a recent report from Kaspersky Lab, one-in-ten people (13%) have now used it to make a purchase. However, cybercriminals are also embracing this trend by targeting cryptocurrency exchanges and modifying old threats to attack investors. This is leaving people ... »

Digital transformation

Defining the African digital reinvention

Digital transformation is an often-misunderstood concept – meaning different things to different people — as countries and companies redefine ‘digital’ for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. For starters, all countries and companies occupy different starting points in their technological capabilities and, therefore, take a wide array of paths in the ‘next’ step in their technology evolution. ... »

Top tips to troubleshoot common TV issues

Top tips to troubleshoot common TV issues

We love the capabilities of new-generation smart TVs, from streaming entertainment services to voice search and synchronised content cast between your phone and the big screen. However, let’s be honest: the more high-tech the TV, the more likely you are to encounter glitches for a multitude of reasons. Here are some of the most common problems and tips on how to troubleshoot them so you can get ba... »

Huawei Discovery Vitality

Huawei inks new partnership with Discovery Vitality

Huawei Consumer Business Group South Africa has announced a new partnership with Discovery Vitality. From February 2019, Huawei has become part of the Discovery Vitality fitness device family, making it possible for Vitality members to link a Huawei device and Health app to Vitality to earn points for recorded workouts. Consumers using Huawei devices and the Huawei Health app to earn Vitality poin... »

Industrial Automation In Data Centers – Infrastructure Of Tomorrow And Beyond

Data driven technology trends to see the most value in 2019

During the ongoing cycle of emerging technology trends, data has once again surfaced to become one of the most valuable assets a business can truly leverage. “With data at the forefront of most business strategies driving digital, technology trends that truly harness the power of data should top corporate agendas in 2019,” says Kevin Kemp, Executive at PBT Group. A growing focus on Edge Computing ... »

Global IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion in 2019

Global IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion in 2019

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.76 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2 per cent from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “Despite uncertainty fuelled by recession rumours, Brexit, and trade wars and tariffs, the likely scenario for IT spending in 2019 is growth,” said John-David Lovelock, research vice president at Gartner. “However, there are a lot of dynamic c... »

CSquared envisions ‘Fiberising’ Africa through affordable broadband internet connectivity

CSquared envisions ‘Fiberising’ Africa through affordable broadband internet connectivity

CSquared, a pan-african broadband infrastructure provider that enables ISPS and MNOs to provide high quality broadband through shared infrastructure, has spelt out its operational priorities that are destined to shape Africa’s digital future and trigger technological advancement that will bootstrap the continent’s youth into a digital revolution.   Top among CSquared’s priorities is ‘Fiberising’ A... »

Jaguar Land Rover lights up the road for self-driving vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover lights up the road for self-driving vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of self-driving vehicles, to tell other road users what it is going to do next. The intelligent technology beams a series of projections onto the road to show the future intentions of the vehicle – for example stopping and turning left or right – as part of research into how people can de... »

Ricoh delivers intelligent devices for digital workplaces

Ricoh unveils intelligent devices for digital workplaces

Ricoh has announced the launch of its first series of Intelligent Devices to meet the constantly changing needs of today’s digital workplaces. The range, which will be available in South Africa soon, is part of Ricoh’s Dynamic Workplace Intelligence approach and features the company’s new Always Current Technology that ensures the technical capabilities of products evolve in parallel with customer... »

Vodacom empowers small business with a financial management application

Vodacom empowers small business with a financial management application

Vodacom business has announced it has recently partnered with financial and business management platform Fiskl to provide mobile and digital services to entrepreneurs and small businesses in Africa. Fiskl is a mobile-first financial and business management app that has re-designed the way day-to-day finances are managed in a small business. The mobile app will help give entrepreneurs an instant ov... »

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