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Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa

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Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa. (Image Source: openghana.com) Samsung Electronics West Africa has commissioned the Samsung Smart School Project for teachers and students in Calabar. The initiative, which is an integral part of Sam [Read story...]

Watch 16 minutes of Titanfall 2 multiplayer gameplay

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Watch 16 minutes of Titanfall 2 multiplayer gameplay. Titan Fall 2 is currently being developed for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the PC by Respawn Entertainment. The game will be published by Electronic Arts, and is expected to release on October [Read story...]

FNB launches own brand of smartphones in South Africa

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FNB has launched its own brand of smartphones in South Africa which, according to the company, is expected to redefine mobile banking and customer mobility. “For FNB, mobile banking is more than just having the best banking app,” says Jan Kleynha [Read story...]

Corporate cyberattacks will continue to rise

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Cyberattacks targeted at the corporate world continue to be on the increase. Terms like cyber espionage and corporate hacktivists are being thrown around over many boardroom tables these days, with decision makers expressing massive concern. The real [Read story...]

Nigeria: MainOne deploys anti-cyber attack service

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Nigeria: MainOne deploys anti-cyber attack service. MainOne has launched a counter cyber-attack service in Lagos for Nigerian businesses to check for internet attacks. According to a report via TelecomPaper, MainOne revealed that the service has bec [Read story...]

Cybercrime threatens Healthcare sector in South Africa

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Ransomware is a prevalent threat for all organisations and the Healthcare sector is no exception. In 2016 alone we have seen a number of Hospitals targeted by Malware, causing huge financial loss and putting patients at risk. Panda Security’s malwa [Read story...]

Will Artificial Intelligence disrupt business?

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Will Artificial Intelligence disrupt business? (Image Source: amazonaws.com). The once-futuristic predictions about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will impact the world are becoming reality. Legendary futurist Ray Kurzweil has imagined advanced tec [Read story...]

Rocket League receives retail release

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Rocket League receives retail release. 505 Games and developer Psyonix have released the highly addictive Rocket League on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The Rocket League: Collector’s Edition features 4 brand new vehicles. In addition to this, t [Read story...]

Brexit: Britain leaves European Union Twitter reacts

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Brexit: Britain leaves European Union Twitter reacts. (Image Source: grandtravelplans.com). According to a report via aljazeera.com, Britain has voted to leave the European Union. The official results were announced on 24 June 2016 with the leave [Read story...]

Huawei P9 Smartphone launches in South Africa

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Huawei P9 Smartphone launches in South Africa. (Image Source: digitaltrends.com). Huawei Technologies has unveiled its latest device, the Huawei P9 Smartphone. According to the company the Huawei P9 is the world’s first co-engineered Leica dual-ca [Read story...]

Data opens the door to the Digital Business

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Data opens the door to the Digital Business. (Image Source: pnrsoftsol.com) Data. It’s a word used so often that it risks losing all of its impact, especially the King Kong silverback of such jargon, ‘Big Data’. Yet constant conversation about [Read story...]

Wallettec CEO discusses the mobile money industry

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(Image Source: sciencedaily.com) There is a huge difference between mobile money and mobile payments… People are confusing the two technologies and although they are very similar, the difference is huge. Mobile Money is the ability to store mo [Read story...]

Ericsson appoints new President for Sub-Saharan Africa

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Ericsson appoints new President for Sub-Saharan Africa. (Image Source: cnbc.com) Ericsson has revealed the appointment of Jean-Claude Geha as Head of the sub-Saharan Africa Region effective from July 1, 2016. Jean-Claude replaces Fredrik Jejdling who [Read story...]

Mafia III set to launch October 7 2016

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Mafia III set to launch October 7, 2016. 2K and Hangar 13 have announced that Mafia III, the next installment in the game series, will launch on October 7, 2016. The title will be launching on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. 2K revealed that [Read story...]

Veeam Expands EMEA ProPartner Program

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Gilles Pommier, vice president of Channel & Cloud, EMEA, at Veeam. Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced an expansion to its EMEA ProPartner Program, building u [Read story...]

Huawei unveils P9 smartphone

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Huawei P9 Smartphone Unveiled. Huawei Consumer Business Group has unveiled the company’s latest device, the P9 Smartphone. The latest device from Huawei has been created in partnership with Leica Camera AG and is, according to Huawei, the wor [Read story...]

South Africa: LG G5 launch date and pricing revealed

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The LG G5 Modular Smartphone is expected to launch on 15 April 2016 in South Africa. As revealed by LG Electronics (LG) at a press conference held in Johannesburg, the company is expecting to launch its latest device – the LG G5 Modular Smartph [Read story...]

SAP South Africa appoints new Managing Director

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SAP South Africa appoints new Managing Director. SAP Africa has revealed the appointment of Lawrence Kandaswami as Managing Director of its South African business. Kandaswami brings to the role almost two decades of management experience, having held [Read story...]

Quantum Break: Gameplay Preview – Xbox One

We take a look at Remedy Entertainment’s latest Xbox One exclusive, Quantum Break. Quantum Break, which is set to release of April 5 2016, is an upcoming action-adventure third-person shooter video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and pu [Read story...]

8 tips for taking better photos with your smartphone

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The Android KitKat statue unveiled by Google’s Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai (image: Google) Smartphones have given everyone the opportunity to unlock their creativity. Though it’s easy to snap a picture, it takes some technical suss an [Read story...]

Nominees for New African Woman Awards 2016 Revealed

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The first edition of the New African Woman Forum Awards sets out to honour extraordinary women who have made significant achievements in their countries and communities. The first edition of the New African Woman Forum Awards sets out to honour extr [Read story...]

Far Cry Primal Review

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The latest Far Cry title, which comes in the form of Far Cry Primal, has been released on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The latest Far Cry title, from developer and publisher Ubisoft, sends players back in time to 10,000 BC (The Mesolithic Per [Read story...]

South Africa most-attacked by cybercriminals

Doros Hadjizenonos, Country Manager of Check Point South Africa. Check Point Software Technologies has revealed that a rising number of people using video-on-demand services, as well as an increase in e-commerce over the festive season, could be why [Read story...]

Cape Town based FinTech start-up raises USD 2 Million

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Digital insurance distributor Hepstar has received USD $2 million in funding from UK-based technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners. (Image Source: http://www.travelstart.co.za/) Digital insurance distributor Hepstar has received USD $2 million i [Read story...]

Street Fighter V officially launches

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Video game developer Capcom has released Street Fighter V exclusively on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. Through a strategic partnership between Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and Capcom, the latest game in the renow [Read story...]

BYOD: The big why around using different devices

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Donald Farmer, VP of Innovation and Design at visual analytics company Qlik. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) responsive, and multi-device are just some words that today are part of our lives. Multi-device strategies are devised and policies are prepare [Read story...]

What Internet capacity do you need to run Netflix?

Netflix comes to Africa. The arrival of Netflix in South Africa promises an alternative to current and expensive TV services on offer – that of being able to stream hundreds of popular movies and TV shows in real time, on demand, whether it be from [Read story...]

Nigeria sees launch of SureCredit

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Nigerian gift card company SureGifts has revealed the launch of its newest product SureCredit. (Image Source: afritramp.fr) Nigerian gift card company SureGifts has revealed the launch of its newest product SureCredit. According to the company, the [Read story...]

Get ahead of your data before IoT explodes

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For decades organisations have had machines connected to networks. For decades organisations have had machines connected to networks, for instance in mining and manufacturing as well as other sectors, which through automation continue to streamline p [Read story...]