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Vodacom launches OneNumber with Samsung to unveil South Africa’s first eSIM wearable

Vodacom customers will soon have the freedom to connect and link a number of devices to their primary account using the same phone number following the launch of Vodacom OneNumber. As the service evolves, customers with multiple devices that have SIM or eSIM capability such as smartwatches, tablets, additional phones and laptops or even your car will be able to connect to the Vodacom network, inde... »

epic ERP encourages industries to embrace disruptive technology

epic ERP encourages industries to embrace disruptive technology

epic ERP, a Southern African distributor for Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, hosted the Epicor Customer Summit 2019 where the highlight of the day was intense debate on how digital technology trends and relating disruptive technologies are in the space now to make or break business. In South Africa, manufacturing o... »

Women In Tech 2019

Diversity isn’t nice. It’s crucial – Women in Tech Africa Summit 2019

Humans are social creatures. It’s hardwired in us to communicate, collaborate and lift each other to achieve. There isn’t a single example in history where someone accomplished anything great on their own. Behind every iconoclastic moment stands a group of people who were there to help, advise and create. Humans are stronger together – that’s how we’ve come so far. For Dell Technologies this... »


This is why Cybersecurity is vital to business strategies in 2019

Relentless cyber criminals are becoming smarter and more resourceful by the day. 2018 taught us many lessons and one of them is that companies cannot afford to develop business strategies without cybersecurity being at the heart of it. Many companies that became victims of cyber-attacks witnessed first-hand how difficult, time-consuming and expensive it is to recover from, if at all. Cybersecurity... »


By 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as Chief HR Officers

In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and CIOs will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers (CHROs). “A lot of CIOs have realised that culture can be an accelerator of digital transformation and that they have the means to... »


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 ... »

Defining the African digital reinvention

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... »

Samsung plans to replace packaging with environmentally sustainable materials

Samsung goes green with new packaging

Samsung Electronics has rvealed that the company will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements. From the first half of 2019, the packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances – will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materia... »

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... »

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