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E-commerce is the way forward for all businesses

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Viresh Harduth, Vice President: New Customer Acquisition (Start up and Small Business) at Sage Africa & Middle East. E-commerce is no longer just for flashy start-ups or big companies with even bigger budgets – it is also becoming a valuable ch [Read story...]

MobileData to aid businesses in digital transformation

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Chris Daffy, CCO at MobileData. MobileData, a South African technology company, has announced the introduction of its next generation service delivery platform TradeSwitch® to help companies across Africa successfully transition to digital businesse [Read story...]

ShowMax announces low priced internet TV option

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ShowMax and Vodacom team up on new lower-priced internet TV service. ShowMax announced today that it has launched a new lower-priced service available exclusively to Vodacom customers on an add-to-bill basis. For R49 per month, subscribers get unlimi [Read story...]

South Africa to issue national digital currency?

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The South African Reserve Bank has revealed they are open to the idea of adopting a national digital currency.(Siliconangle.com) The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is open to the idea of issuing a national digital currency based on Blockchain or D [Read story...]

MTN appoints Saim Yaksan Exec for Transformation

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MTN Group has appointed Saim Yaksan as Executive for Group Transformation. MTN Group has announced the appointment of Saim Yaksan as Executive for Group Transformation, effective immediately. The appointment of Yaksan’s follows the launch of MTN’ [Read story...]

E-commerce trends to hit SA in 2017

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Kevin Tucker, CEO of PriceCheck. E-commerce, as a global trend in its own right, is set to increase in popularity and consumer uptake in South Africa this year. This is as a result of a number of supporting trends, from greater variety offered by e-t [Read story...]

Benefits of cloud backup

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Phillip de Bruyn, Customer Experience Manager at Redstor The past year has seen South African businesses migrate a substantial amount of their data to the cloud. Phillip de Bruyn, Customer Experience Manager at Redstor, believes this will bring a ren [Read story...]

Misleading the public through fake news on twitter

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Fake News rears its head on fake twitter accounts. Fake news has struck again, this time it has gone after 3 media organizations, The Sunday Times, 702 and the Huffington Post according to reports from EWN. This comes just two weeks after fake news w [Read story...]

South Africa: Free Facebook on Vodacom

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Vodacom to offer free Facebook. (Image Source: Darryl Linington) Vodacom announced the launch of Facebook Flex on Tuesday. In an attempt to lower the cost to communicate and increase connectivity in South Africa, Facebook Flex is the first of many pr [Read story...]

SA Deputy Minister joins IoT Forum Africa 2017 lineup

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Deputy Minister Mkhize announced as a speaker at #IOTFA The office of the Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services of the Republic of South Africa, Prof Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize has confirmed her participation at Internet of Things Foru [Read story...]

South Africa: NDMC implements Veeam Availability Suite

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Claude Schuck, regional manager at Veeam Africa The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has implemented Veeam Availability Suite in an attempt to deliver round the clock availability of all the virtualised applications in its data centre that [Read story...]

Worlds first no address delivery service launches

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Deliver 2 Me by Wumdrop, the worlds first no address delivery solution. (Source:http://www.womenstuff.co.za) What is Deliver 2 Me? Wumdrop has developed the world’s first delivery solution which delivers to the real time location of your mobile pho [Read story...]

Datacentrix becomes 2nd local F5 Unity Gold partner

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Datacentrix became only the 2nd local competitor to attain the Gold UNITY Partner certification with F5 Networks. It was announced in Johannesburg on Thursday that Datacentrix, a provider of high performance ICT solutions, has attained Gold UNITY Par [Read story...]

Zambia: Vodafone unveils ICT centre

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Hon. Given Lubinda and CEO Lars Stork pose with Vodafone Zambia Brand Ambassadors. Justice Minister Hon. Given Lubinda toured the Vodafone Zambia head office and operational hub in Lusaka to familiarise himself with the telecommunications centre. The [Read story...]

CyberLogic to expand, take new services to market

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Cape Town-based IT services firm CyberLogic is set to refresh its brand, expand its footprint and take new services to market in 2017, following its successful acquisition of Stellenbosch-based IT services firm Space Age Technologies last year. Cyber [Read story...]

South Africa: Galaxy Note7 not allowed on flights

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Galaxy Note7 banned from all flights in South Africa.(Image Source: vpncreative.net)Samsung South Africa, in support of the global recall and banning of Galaxy Note7 devices from flights, is implementing an exchange programme with exchange kiosks at [Read story...]

Liquid Telecom to acquire Neotel for USD $430 million

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(Image Credit: Darryl Linington) Liquid Telecom has revealed that it has entered into an agreement to acquire South African communications network operator, Neotel. The shareholders of Neotel – Tata Communications of India and minority shareholders [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...]

Economic downfall: The future of the IT landscape

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Economic downfall: The future of the IT landscape. There is very little hesitation in the minds of South Africans that our economy is under huge pressure. You just need to look at the news headlines to see it. With the rand weakening and interest rat [Read story...]

Magnetic Wins iProspect & Isobar

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Magnetic Wins iProspect & Isobar. Image Source: (adeccocanadablog). Magnetic recently reveled that it has won iProspect and Isobar and has officially been appointed as their management platform of choice. This is a sizeable win for Magnetic as t [Read story...]